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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 202 178 223
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 7 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.64% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.69% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £23,000 £34,000 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +67.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £21,600 £18,565
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +5 2 £24,000 -12.72% 2
Bracknell - 1 £19,500 -
Slough - 1 £23,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £30,000 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Office Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) CCNA
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (6.25%) Sage CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (6.25%) Junos
8 1 (6.25%) Lync
8 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 8

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Retail-J
1 1 (6.25%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) ADSL
6 1 (6.25%) PSTN
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) Extranet
6 1 (6.25%) DSL
6 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Time Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 4 (25.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Meridio
2 1 (6.25%) ZyXEL
2 1 (6.25%) Draytek
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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