The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 210 207 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 24 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,383 £22,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £34,900 £24,200
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -4.08%
Support Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Berkshire region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in Berkshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham -1 12 - - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £22,500 -
Reading +4 2 £25,407 -13.87% 1
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 16 (50.00%) MS Office
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Licensing
6 12 (37.50%) Software Licensing
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 6 (18.75%) Dell
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco
8 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 5 (15.63%) Supermicro
9 5 (15.63%) HP
9 5 (15.63%) Internet
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.50%) Plesk
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) MySQL
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) FTP
10 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.50%) cPanel
11 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (9.38%) DNS
11 3 (9.38%) DHCP
12 2 (6.25%) .NET
12 2 (6.25%) ITIL

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (3.13%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) FTP
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) SMTP
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Licensing
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Licensing
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
3 1 (3.13%) DNA
3 1 (3.13%) Line Management
3 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) cPanel
1 4 (12.50%) Plesk
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) Dell
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Supermicro
4 1 (3.13%) Capita
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Dell KACE
4 1 (3.13%) Sage
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
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