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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 76 113 62
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 160 109 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.84% 1.97% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.12% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 128 103 200
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5207 5151 5587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.18% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3684 4085 4710
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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
Reading -8 55 £35,500 +1.42% 10
Bracknell +13 35 £38,750 +27.04% 2
Maidenhead -4 9 £50,000 +44.92%
Windsor - 9 £25,000 -
Slough +11 4 £28,750 +8.49% 3
Newbury +3 4 £35,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £35,000 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 211 (64.53%) Windows
2 141 (43.12%) Linux
3 129 (39.45%) Microsoft
4 128 (39.14%) SQL
5 111 (33.94%) UNIX
6 103 (31.50%) Oracle
7 87 (26.61%) VMware
8 75 (22.94%) SQL Server
9 62 (18.96%) German Language
10 58 (17.74%) French Language
11 56 (17.13%) Relational Database
12 55 (16.82%) Solaris
13 54 (16.51%) TCP/IP
13 54 (16.51%) Internet
14 53 (16.21%) SAN
15 52 (15.90%) Active Directory
16 50 (15.29%) MS Excel
17 44 (13.46%) Clustering
18 43 (13.15%) SharePoint
18 43 (13.15%) Sun
19 42 (12.84%) Lotus Domino
20 39 (11.93%) RDBMS
21 38 (11.62%) SLA
21 38 (11.62%) Degree
22 37 (11.31%) Firewall
23 34 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 32 (9.79%) Validation
24 32 (9.79%) DNS
24 32 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (9.79%) MS Exchange

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 43 (13.15%) SharePoint
2 42 (12.84%) Lotus Domino
3 32 (9.79%) MS Exchange
4 24 (7.34%) IIS
5 16 (4.89%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.28%) Apache
7 12 (3.67%) Lync
8 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.92%) WordPress
12 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.31%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 50 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.12%) MS Office
3 11 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.75%) SaaS
2 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.92%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.51%) TCP/IP
1 54 (16.51%) Internet
2 53 (16.21%) SAN
3 37 (11.31%) Firewall
4 32 (9.79%) DNS
5 20 (6.12%) DHCP
6 17 (5.20%) LAN
7 15 (4.59%) VoIP
8 14 (4.28%) WAN
9 13 (3.98%) LDAP
9 13 (3.98%) VPN
10 9 (2.75%) Wireless
11 8 (2.45%) ATM
11 8 (2.45%) HTTP
12 7 (2.14%) SMTP
13 6 (1.83%) PBX
13 6 (1.83%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.53%) xDSL
14 5 (1.53%) PPP
14 5 (1.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 56 (17.13%) Relational Database
3 39 (11.93%) RDBMS
4 28 (8.56%) Big Data
5 20 (6.12%) DB2
6 18 (5.50%) MySQL
7 17 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (3.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (3.67%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.06%) OLAP
9 10 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.06%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.61%) Informix
12 2 (0.61%) MaxDB
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (18.96%) German Language
2 58 (17.74%) French Language
3 30 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.95%) Russian Language
4 26 (7.95%) Spanish Language
5 12 (3.67%) Finance
6 11 (3.36%) Electronics
7 8 (2.45%) Marketing
8 4 (1.22%) Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.61%) Retail
10 2 (0.61%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.34%) XML
2 16 (4.89%) Web Services
3 14 (4.28%) HTML
4 11 (3.36%) .NET
5 9 (2.75%) J2EE
6 4 (1.22%) XSLT
7 2 (0.61%) CSS
7 2 (0.61%) FreeMarker
8 1 (0.31%) Java EE
8 1 (0.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.46%) Clustering
2 23 (7.03%) Open Source
3 11 (3.36%) Data Integration
3 11 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.36%) Replication
4 9 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.14%) PKI
5 7 (2.14%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.83%) Social Media
7 5 (1.53%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.53%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.61%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.61%) Celerra
8 2 (0.61%) IPTV
9 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 211 (64.53%) Windows
2 141 (43.12%) Linux
3 111 (33.94%) UNIX
4 55 (16.82%) Solaris
5 23 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (4.89%) Ubuntu
7 15 (4.59%) HPUX
7 15 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.28%) AIX
9 13 (3.98%) Debian
10 12 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.36%) Windows 7
12 10 (3.06%) SUSE
13 9 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.53%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.22%) CentOS
15 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (9.79%) Validation
1 32 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (7.34%) Business Analytics
2 24 (7.34%) Analytics
3 16 (4.89%) ITIL
4 15 (4.59%) Service Management
4 15 (4.59%) Product Management
5 13 (3.98%) ETL
5 13 (3.98%) Project Management
6 12 (3.67%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (3.36%) CRM
8 9 (2.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (2.45%) Security Management
9 8 (2.45%) ITSM
9 8 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (2.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (2.14%) Time Management
11 6 (1.83%) Load Balancing
12 5 (1.53%) Data Migration
12 5 (1.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 128 (39.14%) SQL
2 29 (8.87%) Java
3 13 (3.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.75%) C++
5 5 (1.53%) C#
6 4 (1.22%) Perl
6 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.92%) Google Apps Script
7 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.92%) Python
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (11.62%) Degree
2 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.81%) MCSE
3 19 (5.81%) CCNA
3 19 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.59%) MCP
5 14 (4.28%) CISSP
6 12 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.06%) CCNP
8 9 (2.75%) CEH
9 8 (2.45%) SCSA
9 8 (2.45%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.14%) Sun Certification
11 6 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (1.83%) MCSA
11 6 (1.83%) MCDBA
12 4 (1.22%) MCITP
13 3 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) HL7
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (15.90%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.98%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.92%) UAG
7 3 (0.92%) XenApp
7 3 (0.92%) XenServer
7 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.61%) Squid
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.61%) qmail
8 2 (0.61%) Postfix
8 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.14%) SCCM
2 3 (0.92%) SCOM
3 2 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.61%) Legato
3 2 (0.61%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.61%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 129 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 103 (31.50%) Oracle
3 87 (26.61%) VMware
4 43 (13.15%) Sun
5 22 (6.73%) HP
6 21 (6.42%) Cisco
7 16 (4.89%) Red Hat
8 15 (4.59%) EMC
9 14 (4.28%) Hitachi
9 14 (4.28%) Sybase
10 10 (3.06%) Citrix
11 8 (2.45%) SAP
11 8 (2.45%) Juniper
12 7 (2.14%) Symantec
13 6 (1.83%) Veritas
13 6 (1.83%) Lotus
14 5 (1.53%) Apple
14 5 (1.53%) Perforce
15 4 (1.22%) Huawei
15 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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