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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 115 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 72 131 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 2.62% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.76% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 59 124 126
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £29,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -7.93%

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
3278 4745 5282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.24% 94.90% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2642 3900 3956
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -8 47 £31,000 -8.14% 3
Slough +26 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Bracknell -3 6 £42,000 +5.00%
Newbury - 1 £22,500 -
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £31,500 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (66.86%) Windows
2 84 (49.70%) Linux
3 73 (43.20%) Microsoft
4 64 (37.87%) VMware
5 61 (36.09%) Windows Server
6 58 (34.32%) SQL
7 57 (33.73%) Active Directory
8 38 (22.49%) SQL Server
9 36 (21.30%) MS Excel
10 34 (20.12%) Firewall
11 32 (18.93%) DNS
12 31 (18.34%) TCP/IP
13 30 (17.75%) MS Exchange
14 29 (17.16%) Unix
14 29 (17.16%) Data Protection
15 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (16.57%) French Language
16 27 (15.98%) Oracle
17 26 (15.38%) Tomcat
18 24 (14.20%) WebSphere
19 23 (13.61%) Cisco
19 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (13.02%) HTTP
20 22 (13.02%) Degree
20 22 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (12.43%) LAN
21 21 (12.43%) IIS
21 21 (12.43%) Web Services
22 19 (11.24%) WAN
22 19 (11.24%) Cisco Certification

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 30 (17.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 24 (14.20%) WebSphere
4 21 (12.43%) IIS
5 17 (10.06%) Apache
6 15 (8.88%) WebLogic
7 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (7.10%) IBM Notes
8 10 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (5.92%) JBoss
9 9 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (3.55%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) Office 365
2 4 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.12%) Firewall
2 32 (18.93%) DNS
3 31 (18.34%) TCP/IP
4 22 (13.02%) HTTP
5 21 (12.43%) LAN
6 19 (11.24%) WAN
7 16 (9.47%) Internet
8 12 (7.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (7.10%) SSL
9 9 (5.33%) FTP
9 9 (5.33%) SAN
10 8 (4.73%) DHCP
10 8 (4.73%) SSH
11 5 (2.96%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.96%) SMTP
11 5 (2.96%) VPN
11 5 (2.96%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.37%) NAS
12 4 (2.37%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.37%) DB2
3 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.18%) Informix
4 2 (1.18%) MySQL
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.33%) IntelliJ
1 9 (5.33%) Maven
1 9 (5.33%) NetBeans
2 8 (4.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (16.57%) French Language
2 17 (10.06%) Spanish Language
3 15 (8.88%) Italian Language
4 13 (7.69%) German Language
5 10 (5.92%) Portuguese Language
6 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.55%) Finance
8 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.78%) Games
10 2 (1.18%) Law
10 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.59%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.59%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.59%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.43%) Web Services
2 11 (6.51%) XML
3 10 (5.92%) Regular Expression
4 9 (5.33%) Java EE
4 9 (5.33%) Java SE
4 9 (5.33%) JMS
4 9 (5.33%) REST
4 9 (5.33%) SOAP
4 9 (5.33%) Spring
5 2 (1.18%) .NET
5 2 (1.18%) CSS
5 2 (1.18%) HTML
6 1 (0.59%) COM
6 1 (0.59%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.65%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.51%) Clustering
5 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.55%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.96%) PKI
8 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.18%) CMDB
9 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.59%) iPhone
10 1 (0.59%) IVR
10 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (66.86%) Windows
2 84 (49.70%) Linux
3 61 (36.09%) Windows Server
4 29 (17.16%) Unix
5 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.10%) Mac OS
7 12 (7.10%) Windows NT
7 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.92%) AIX
8 10 (5.92%) HPUX
8 10 (5.92%) Solaris
9 7 (4.14%) IRIX
10 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.37%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.78%) CentOS
12 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.18%) Debian
13 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.16%) Data Protection
2 14 (8.28%) Data Management
3 13 (7.69%) Open Source
4 9 (5.33%) SOA
5 8 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (4.73%) OWASP
5 8 (4.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.55%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (2.96%) ITIL
8 5 (2.96%) Time Management
9 4 (2.37%) Case Management
9 4 (2.37%) DevOps
9 4 (2.37%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (1.78%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.78%) B2B
10 3 (1.78%) Network Management
10 3 (1.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.32%) SQL
2 11 (6.51%) Java
3 9 (5.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.73%) Python
5 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.18%) C#
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Degree
2 19 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.06%) CCNA
4 15 (8.88%) MCSE
4 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.28%) CISSP
6 12 (7.10%) CEH
7 8 (4.73%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (4.73%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.37%) CCNP
9 4 (2.37%) MCP
10 2 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (1.18%) CCVP
10 2 (1.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.59%) HND
11 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.92%) Samba
5 9 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.59%) XenApp
8 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.47%) Backup Exec
2 13 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.73%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.37%) Ansible
5 4 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.37%) Nessus
5 4 (2.37%) Nmap
6 3 (1.78%) PaperCut
6 3 (1.78%) SafeCom
6 3 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.18%) SCCM
7 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 73 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 64 (37.87%) VMware
3 27 (15.98%) Oracle
4 23 (13.61%) Cisco
5 18 (10.65%) HP
6 17 (10.06%) IBM
6 17 (10.06%) Veeam
7 14 (8.28%) EMC
7 14 (8.28%) Veritas
8 13 (7.69%) CommVault
9 12 (7.10%) Lotus
9 12 (7.10%) Novell
10 11 (6.51%) NetApp
11 10 (5.92%) arcserve
11 10 (5.92%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (5.33%) BEA
12 9 (5.33%) Red Hat
12 9 (5.33%) TIBCO
13 8 (4.73%) Dell KACE
13 8 (4.73%) Splunk
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