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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 107 123 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 113 103 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 2.06% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.15% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 93 132
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
4309 4782 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.72% 95.79% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3485 3639 3778
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +31 82 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Bracknell -12 15 £40,000 +3.89%
Newbury +3 3 £30,000 +81.81%
Maidenhead - 3 £37,500 -
Hungerford -13 2 £31,500 -
Slough +10 1 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Wokingham -13 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (44.60%) Windows
2 80 (37.56%) Microsoft
3 75 (35.21%) Linux
4 74 (34.74%) SQL
5 67 (31.46%) Active Directory
6 65 (30.52%) TCP/IP
7 60 (28.17%) SQL Server
8 47 (22.07%) VMware
9 45 (21.13%) Firewall
10 44 (20.66%) LAN
11 43 (20.19%) Windows Server
12 42 (19.72%) WAN
13 37 (17.37%) Degree
14 35 (16.43%) MS Excel
14 35 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (15.96%) CCNA
15 34 (15.96%) Unix
16 33 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (15.02%) Oracle
18 31 (14.55%) Cisco
19 27 (12.68%) IIS
19 27 (12.68%) Skype for Business
20 26 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (11.74%) Apache
22 24 (11.27%) VoIP
22 24 (11.27%) MS Exchange
23 23 (10.80%) MS Office
23 23 (10.80%) WebLogic
24 22 (10.33%) PBX
24 22 (10.33%) Tomcat

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 27 (12.68%) IIS
1 27 (12.68%) Skype for Business
2 25 (11.74%) Apache
3 24 (11.27%) MS Exchange
4 23 (10.80%) WebLogic
5 22 (10.33%) Tomcat
5 22 (10.33%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.29%) JBoss
9 5 (2.35%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.41%) Confluence
12 2 (0.94%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.63%) Office 365
2 4 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.88%) SaaS
3 3 (1.41%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (30.52%) TCP/IP
2 45 (21.13%) Firewall
3 44 (20.66%) LAN
4 42 (19.72%) WAN
5 24 (11.27%) VoIP
6 22 (10.33%) PBX
7 21 (9.86%) DNS
7 21 (9.86%) SAN
8 13 (6.10%) HTTP
9 11 (5.16%) NAS
10 9 (4.23%) DHCP
11 7 (3.29%) LDAP
11 7 (3.29%) SMTP
12 6 (2.82%) Internet
12 6 (2.82%) Wireless
13 5 (2.35%) CTI
13 5 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.35%) MPLS
13 5 (2.35%) Skype
13 5 (2.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.76%) DB2
3 5 (2.35%) MySQL
4 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) MS Access
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 18 (8.45%) German Language
2 6 (2.82%) French Language
3 5 (2.35%) Finance
3 5 (2.35%) Spanish Language
4 4 (1.88%) Retail
4 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.41%) Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.16%) .NET
1 11 (5.16%) Web Services
2 8 (3.76%) HTML
3 5 (2.35%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.88%) XML
5 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.94%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.94%) CSS
5 2 (0.94%) jQuery
5 2 (0.94%) XSLT
6 1 (0.47%) J2EE
6 1 (0.47%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.10%) Clustering
3 13 (6.10%) Replication
4 10 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.69%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.76%) PKI
6 5 (2.35%) IVR
6 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.88%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.41%) Wiki
9 2 (0.94%) Life Science
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (44.60%) Windows
2 75 (35.21%) Linux
3 43 (20.19%) Windows Server
4 34 (15.96%) Unix
5 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.16%) SUSE
9 10 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.76%) Solaris
11 7 (3.29%) AIX
11 7 (3.29%) HPUX
12 6 (2.82%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.35%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.88%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.94%) CentOS
15 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.86%) ITIL
2 14 (6.57%) Information Security
3 12 (5.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (5.16%) Time Management
5 10 (4.69%) Data Management
5 10 (4.69%) Escalation Management
6 9 (4.23%) Identity Management
6 9 (4.23%) Network Management
6 9 (4.23%) Product Management
6 9 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (3.76%) Release Management
7 8 (3.76%) Web Development
8 7 (3.29%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.29%) Process Improvement
9 5 (2.35%) Case Management
9 5 (2.35%) Coaching
9 5 (2.35%) Fraud Detection
9 5 (2.35%) Service Management
10 4 (1.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (1.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.74%) SQL
2 13 (6.10%) Java
3 10 (4.69%) C#
3 10 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.23%) C
5 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.35%) C++
6 5 (2.35%) PHP
7 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.41%) Perl
9 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.94%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (17.37%) Degree
2 35 (16.43%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (15.96%) CCNA
4 17 (7.98%) MCSE
4 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.51%) CEH
5 16 (7.51%) CISSP
6 6 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.35%) MCP
7 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.88%) CCNP
8 4 (1.88%) RHCE
8 4 (1.88%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.41%) AAT
9 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.41%) MCITP
10 2 (0.94%) CCVP
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) MCDST
11 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) GAMP
3 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 67 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.35%) Samba
5 5 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.41%) Firmware
7 3 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.41%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.41%) XenServer
8 2 (0.94%) vSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.76%) Nmap
2 6 (2.82%) Legato
3 5 (2.35%) Nessus
3 5 (2.35%) Simpana
4 4 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.88%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.41%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.47%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.47%) Puppet
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 80 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.07%) VMware
3 32 (15.02%) Oracle
4 31 (14.55%) Cisco
5 22 (10.33%) Avaya
5 22 (10.33%) Mitel
5 22 (10.33%) NEC
6 20 (9.39%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.51%) EMC
8 13 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (5.16%) HP
10 10 (4.69%) Sun
10 10 (4.69%) Veeam
11 9 (4.23%) Forcepoint
12 8 (3.76%) Hitachi
13 7 (3.29%) Sybase
13 7 (3.29%) Veritas
14 5 (2.35%) arcserve
14 5 (2.35%) Lotus
14 5 (2.35%) NetApp
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