The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 69 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 177 201 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.01% 3.71% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.95% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 132 173 152
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5462 5089 5864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.99% 93.82% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 4003 5017
Average salary £45,000 £43,050 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.52% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 23 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -14 82 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Bracknell +15 52 £41,250 +35.24% 4
Maidenhead -7 16 £32,500 -27.77%
Newbury -7 2 £24,250 -15.65% 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 186 (62.63%) Windows
2 169 (56.90%) Linux
3 142 (47.81%) UNIX
4 137 (46.13%) SQL
5 96 (32.32%) Microsoft
6 94 (31.65%) Oracle
7 75 (25.25%) VMware
8 71 (23.91%) German Language
9 70 (23.57%) SAN
10 69 (23.23%) French Language
11 68 (22.90%) Solaris
11 68 (22.90%) Clustering
12 63 (21.21%) Sun
13 54 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
14 48 (16.16%) Relational Database
15 46 (15.49%) Degree
16 44 (14.81%) SharePoint
17 43 (14.48%) Firewall
18 40 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (13.13%) Internet
20 38 (12.79%) TCP/IP
21 36 (12.12%) Telecoms
22 35 (11.78%) Active Directory
22 35 (11.78%) Java
23 34 (11.45%) MS Excel
24 33 (11.11%) SQL Server
25 31 (10.44%) XML
25 31 (10.44%) EMC
26 30 (10.10%) RDBMS
27 29 (9.76%) Replication

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
2 44 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 27 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 20 (6.73%) Apache
5 19 (6.40%) IIS
5 19 (6.40%) IBM Notes
6 17 (5.72%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.36%) Lync
9 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.01%) WordPress
11 3 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.34%) JCAPS
Applications
1 34 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.39%) MS Office
3 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.35%) SaaS
1 4 (1.35%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (23.57%) SAN
2 43 (14.48%) Firewall
3 39 (13.13%) Internet
4 38 (12.79%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.39%) VPN
6 15 (5.05%) VoIP
7 12 (4.04%) LDAP
7 12 (4.04%) DNS
8 11 (3.70%) ATM
9 9 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 9 (3.03%) PPP
9 9 (3.03%) xDSL
10 8 (2.69%) MPLS
11 7 (2.36%) FTP
12 6 (2.02%) DHCP
12 6 (2.02%) Wireless
13 5 (1.68%) HTTP
13 5 (1.68%) SMTP
13 5 (1.68%) SSL
14 4 (1.35%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.16%) Relational Database
2 33 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 30 (10.10%) RDBMS
4 14 (4.71%) DB2
5 11 (3.70%) MySQL
6 10 (3.37%) Big Data
7 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.35%) OLAP
9 4 (1.35%) Informix
9 4 (1.35%) MaxDB
10 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.34%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 71 (23.91%) German Language
2 69 (23.23%) French Language
3 36 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.05%) Russian Language
5 14 (4.71%) Spanish Language
6 12 (4.04%) Italian Language
7 10 (3.37%) Finance
8 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.36%) Electronics
9 6 (2.02%) Marketing
10 5 (1.68%) Publishing
10 5 (1.68%) Banking
11 3 (1.01%) Retail
11 3 (1.01%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.34%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Hungarian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.44%) XML
2 18 (6.06%) HTML
3 16 (5.39%) Web Services
4 10 (3.37%) .NET
5 7 (2.36%) FreeMarker
6 6 (2.02%) XSLT
7 3 (1.01%) J2EE
7 3 (1.01%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.34%) Spring
8 1 (0.34%) Java EE
8 1 (0.34%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 68 (22.90%) Clustering
2 29 (9.76%) Replication
3 17 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.37%) Open Source
4 10 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.02%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.02%) PKI
7 5 (1.68%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.35%) Celerra
9 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.67%) IPTV
10 2 (0.67%) Speech Recognition
11 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.34%) EPoS
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (62.63%) Windows
2 169 (56.90%) Linux
3 142 (47.81%) UNIX
4 68 (22.90%) Solaris
5 40 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (8.42%) AIX
6 25 (8.42%) HPUX
7 23 (7.74%) SUSE
7 23 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (4.71%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.36%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.02%) Debian
12 6 (2.02%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.35%) CentOS
13 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (9.09%) Validation
2 18 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (5.39%) Product Management
4 12 (4.04%) ITIL
5 11 (3.70%) Business Analytics
5 11 (3.70%) Analytics
6 10 (3.37%) CRM
7 7 (2.36%) Time Management
7 7 (2.36%) Information Security
8 5 (1.68%) E-Discovery
8 5 (1.68%) Content Management
8 5 (1.68%) ETL
8 5 (1.68%) Configuration Management
9 4 (1.35%) CAD
9 4 (1.35%) Service Management
9 4 (1.35%) Process Management
9 4 (1.35%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.01%) Information Management
10 3 (1.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 137 (46.13%) SQL
2 35 (11.78%) Java
3 27 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.39%) PHP
5 9 (3.03%) C++
6 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.35%) Google Apps Script
7 4 (1.35%) C#
7 4 (1.35%) Perl
8 3 (1.01%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) VBScript
9 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (15.49%) Degree
2 23 (7.74%) CCNA
2 23 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.06%) MCSE
5 14 (4.71%) CCNP
6 12 (4.04%) SCSA
6 12 (4.04%) MCP
7 11 (3.70%) Sun Certification
8 8 (2.69%) MCSA
8 8 (2.69%) MCDBA
9 7 (2.36%) MCITP
10 5 (1.68%) CISSP
11 4 (1.35%) HNC
12 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.67%) CCVP
14 1 (0.34%) CCA
14 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.39%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.01%) UAG
6 3 (1.01%) Xen
7 2 (0.67%) vSphere
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) XenServer
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.36%) Legato
1 7 (2.36%) ARCserve
2 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.67%) WSUS
2 2 (0.67%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 96 (32.32%) Microsoft
2 94 (31.65%) Oracle
3 75 (25.25%) VMware
4 63 (21.21%) Sun
5 31 (10.44%) EMC
6 28 (9.43%) Red Hat
7 27 (9.09%) Hitachi
8 23 (7.74%) Cisco
9 20 (6.73%) HP
10 19 (6.40%) Lotus
11 14 (4.71%) Sybase
12 12 (4.04%) Veritas
13 9 (3.03%) NetApp
14 7 (2.36%) Juniper
15 6 (2.02%) SAP
15 6 (2.02%) Dell
15 6 (2.02%) Huawei
16 5 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
17 4 (1.35%) Citrix
17 4 (1.35%) Google
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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