The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 117 133 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 92 92 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.06% 1.83% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.92% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 80 129
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -3.38%
Technical Support
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
4301 4789 5176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.11% 95.23% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3487 3590 3721
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Technical Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 51 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Bracknell -11 18 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Slough -2 5 £26,000 -48.00%
Maidenhead +9 4 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Wokingham -23 2 £36,250 +2.83%
Newbury +2 1 £22,500 +36.36%
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 100 (43.86%) Windows
2 89 (39.04%) Microsoft
3 86 (37.72%) Active Directory
4 69 (30.26%) VMware
5 67 (29.39%) Linux
6 63 (27.63%) Degree
7 61 (26.75%) Firewall
7 61 (26.75%) TCP/IP
8 60 (26.32%) SQL
9 56 (24.56%) Windows Server
10 44 (19.30%) MS Excel
11 42 (18.42%) MS Exchange
11 42 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (17.11%) SQL Server
14 36 (15.79%) LAN
14 36 (15.79%) WAN
14 36 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (15.35%) Computer Science
15 35 (15.35%) Unix
16 33 (14.47%) Cisco
17 30 (13.16%) IIS
18 29 (12.72%) Oracle
19 28 (12.28%) Apache
19 28 (12.28%) German Language
20 26 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (11.40%) VMware ESXi
21 25 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
21 25 (10.96%) Tomcat
21 25 (10.96%) DNS

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 30 (13.16%) IIS
3 28 (12.28%) Apache
4 25 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (10.96%) Tomcat
5 23 (10.09%) WebSphere
6 22 (9.65%) WebLogic
7 20 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.63%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.19%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.19%) JBoss
9 5 (2.19%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 44 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.75%) SaaS
3 3 (1.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (26.75%) Firewall
1 61 (26.75%) TCP/IP
2 36 (15.79%) LAN
2 36 (15.79%) WAN
3 25 (10.96%) DNS
4 13 (5.70%) DHCP
4 13 (5.70%) Wireless
5 11 (4.82%) Ethernet
6 10 (4.39%) SAN
7 9 (3.95%) HTTP
7 9 (3.95%) LDAP
7 9 (3.95%) NAS
7 9 (3.95%) SNMP
8 8 (3.51%) SMTP
8 8 (3.51%) VoIP
9 6 (2.63%) BGP
9 6 (2.63%) MPLS
9 6 (2.63%) OSPF
9 6 (2.63%) VPN
10 5 (2.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) MySQL
2 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.44%) GIS
5 1 (0.44%) MS Access
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (12.28%) German Language
2 10 (4.39%) French Language
2 10 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.19%) Finance
4 5 (2.19%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.75%) Retail
6 3 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.46%) .NET
2 16 (7.02%) HTML
2 16 (7.02%) XML
3 14 (6.14%) Web Services
4 5 (2.19%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.75%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.32%) CSS
7 2 (0.88%) Classic ASP
7 2 (0.88%) DHTML
7 2 (0.88%) J2EE
7 2 (0.88%) jQuery
7 2 (0.88%) XSLT
8 1 (0.44%) EJB
8 1 (0.44%) JSP
8 1 (0.44%) SAML
8 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (15.35%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.39%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.51%) Clustering
5 6 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) PKI
7 4 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.75%) Fintech
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.86%) Windows
2 67 (29.39%) Linux
3 56 (24.56%) Windows Server
4 36 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (15.35%) Unix
6 26 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.39%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.63%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.63%) Solaris
11 5 (2.19%) Windows NT
11 5 (2.19%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.88%) AIX
13 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.44%) HPUX
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (7.02%) ITIL
1 16 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (5.70%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.26%) Data Management
3 12 (5.26%) Network Management
4 10 (4.39%) Information Security
4 10 (4.39%) Structured Programming
5 9 (3.95%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.51%) Service Management
6 8 (3.51%) Web Development
7 7 (3.07%) Process Improvement
7 7 (3.07%) Risk Management
7 7 (3.07%) Time Management
8 6 (2.63%) Coaching
8 6 (2.63%) Escalation Management
8 6 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 6 (2.63%) Performance Management
9 5 (2.19%) Case Management
9 5 (2.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.32%) SQL
2 17 (7.46%) C#
3 12 (5.26%) Java
4 11 (4.82%) VB
5 8 (3.51%) C++
6 6 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.19%) C
8 4 (1.75%) Perl
8 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.88%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (0.88%) Python
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) VB6
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (27.63%) Degree
2 21 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (8.33%) CCNA
4 18 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.02%) CEH
5 16 (7.02%) CISSP
5 16 (7.02%) MCSE
6 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.19%) MCITP
8 4 (1.75%) CCNP
8 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.32%) AAT
9 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.32%) MCSA
10 2 (0.88%) CCVP
11 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.44%) CCDA
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.44%) MCDST
11 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) GAMP
System Software
1 86 (37.72%) Active Directory
2 41 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (11.40%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.39%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.19%) Samba
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.51%) Nmap
2 7 (3.07%) Legato
3 6 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.63%) Simpana
4 5 (2.19%) Nessus
5 2 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.44%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 69 (30.26%) VMware
3 33 (14.47%) Cisco
4 29 (12.72%) Oracle
5 15 (6.58%) HP
6 12 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.82%) Citrix
7 11 (4.82%) NetApp
7 11 (4.82%) Veeam
8 10 (4.39%) EMC
8 10 (4.39%) Veritas
9 9 (3.95%) Dell
9 9 (3.95%) Forcepoint
10 8 (3.51%) Sun
11 7 (3.07%) IBM
11 7 (3.07%) Symantec
12 6 (2.63%) Juniper
12 6 (2.63%) Lotus
12 6 (2.63%) Novell
13 5 (2.19%) Hitachi
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Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago