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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 72 105 63
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 157 118 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.80% 2.15% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.31% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 132 112 200
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,700 £45,100
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
5212 5112 5632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.27% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4067 4742
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 52 £35,500 +1.42% 7
Bracknell +9 40 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £50,000 -
Windsor +1 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Newbury - 5 £35,000 -
Slough +8 4 £28,750 +8.49% 2
Wokingham - 2 £35,000 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 214 (65.05%) Windows
2 144 (43.77%) Linux
3 130 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 129 (39.21%) SQL
5 110 (33.43%) UNIX
6 104 (31.61%) Oracle
7 89 (27.05%) VMware
8 75 (22.80%) SQL Server
9 66 (20.06%) German Language
10 58 (17.63%) French Language
10 58 (17.63%) Relational Database
11 57 (17.33%) TCP/IP
12 56 (17.02%) Solaris
13 55 (16.72%) Internet
14 54 (16.41%) Active Directory
15 52 (15.81%) SAN
15 52 (15.81%) MS Excel
16 46 (13.98%) Sun
17 45 (13.68%) Lotus Domino
18 44 (13.37%) Clustering
19 43 (13.07%) Degree
20 42 (12.77%) SharePoint
21 41 (12.46%) RDBMS
22 39 (11.85%) Firewall
23 36 (10.94%) MS Exchange
24 35 (10.64%) SLA
25 34 (10.33%) Validation
26 33 (10.03%) DNS
26 33 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
27 32 (9.73%) Business Intelligence

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 45 (13.68%) Lotus Domino
2 42 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 36 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 24 (7.29%) IIS
5 16 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.56%) Apache
7 12 (3.65%) Lync
8 11 (3.34%) IBM Notes
9 8 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.91%) WordPress
13 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.30%) JCAPS
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.38%) MS Office
3 11 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) SaaS
2 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.91%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.33%) TCP/IP
2 55 (16.72%) Internet
3 52 (15.81%) SAN
4 39 (11.85%) Firewall
5 33 (10.03%) DNS
6 21 (6.38%) DHCP
7 17 (5.17%) LAN
8 16 (4.86%) VoIP
9 15 (4.56%) LDAP
10 14 (4.26%) WAN
11 13 (3.95%) VPN
12 8 (2.43%) HTTP
12 8 (2.43%) ATM
12 8 (2.43%) Wireless
13 7 (2.13%) SMTP
14 6 (1.82%) PBX
14 6 (1.82%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.82%) PPP
14 6 (1.82%) xDSL
15 5 (1.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 58 (17.63%) Relational Database
3 41 (12.46%) RDBMS
4 27 (8.21%) Big Data
5 20 (6.08%) DB2
6 19 (5.78%) MySQL
7 17 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.04%) OLAP
8 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.04%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.04%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.91%) MaxDB
11 3 (0.91%) Informix
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (20.06%) German Language
2 58 (17.63%) French Language
3 30 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.90%) Russian Language
5 25 (7.60%) Spanish Language
6 12 (3.65%) Finance
7 11 (3.34%) Electronics
8 7 (2.13%) Marketing
9 4 (1.22%) Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Retail
12 1 (0.30%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.30%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.60%) XML
2 16 (4.86%) Web Services
3 11 (3.34%) .NET
3 11 (3.34%) HTML
4 8 (2.43%) J2EE
5 4 (1.22%) XSLT
6 2 (0.61%) CSS
6 2 (0.61%) FreeMarker
7 1 (0.30%) Java EE
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.37%) Clustering
2 23 (6.99%) Open Source
3 13 (3.95%) Replication
4 12 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.04%) Data Integration
5 10 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.13%) PKI
6 7 (2.13%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.52%) Social Media
8 5 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.22%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.91%) Celerra
11 2 (0.61%) IPTV
11 2 (0.61%) Speech Recognition
11 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 214 (65.05%) Windows
2 144 (43.77%) Linux
3 110 (33.43%) UNIX
4 56 (17.02%) Solaris
5 28 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.86%) Ubuntu
8 14 (4.26%) HPUX
9 13 (3.95%) Debian
9 13 (3.95%) AIX
10 12 (3.65%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.04%) SUSE
12 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.22%) CentOS
14 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.33%) Validation
2 32 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (7.29%) Business Analytics
3 24 (7.29%) Analytics
4 17 (5.17%) Product Management
5 16 (4.86%) ITIL
6 14 (4.26%) Service Management
7 13 (3.95%) ETL
8 11 (3.34%) Project Management
9 10 (3.04%) CRM
9 10 (3.04%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (2.43%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.43%) ITSM
10 8 (2.43%) Security Management
10 8 (2.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (2.13%) Time Management
11 7 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (1.82%) Information Security
12 6 (1.82%) Load Balancing
13 4 (1.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.21%) SQL
2 29 (8.81%) Java
3 10 (3.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.74%) C++
5 5 (1.52%) C#
6 4 (1.22%) Perl
6 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.91%) Google Apps Script
7 3 (0.91%) Python
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (13.07%) Degree
2 22 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.08%) MCSE
3 20 (6.08%) CCNA
3 20 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.56%) MCP
5 13 (3.95%) CISSP
6 12 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.34%) CCNP
8 9 (2.74%) SCSA
9 8 (2.43%) Sun Certification
9 8 (2.43%) CEH
9 8 (2.43%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.82%) MCSA
10 6 (1.82%) MCDBA
10 6 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.52%) MCITP
12 3 (0.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 54 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.90%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.91%) XenApp
7 3 (0.91%) XenServer
7 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.91%) UAG
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.91%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.61%) Squid
8 2 (0.61%) vSphere
8 2 (0.61%) qmail
8 2 (0.61%) Postfix
8 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) SCCM
2 4 (1.22%) Legato
2 4 (1.22%) ARCserve
3 3 (0.91%) SCOM
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 130 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 104 (31.61%) Oracle
3 89 (27.05%) VMware
4 46 (13.98%) Sun
5 24 (7.29%) HP
6 22 (6.69%) Cisco
7 17 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 17 (5.17%) EMC
8 14 (4.26%) Sybase
8 14 (4.26%) Hitachi
9 11 (3.34%) Lotus
10 10 (3.04%) Citrix
11 9 (2.74%) SAP
12 8 (2.43%) Veritas
12 8 (2.43%) Juniper
13 7 (2.13%) Symantec
14 6 (1.82%) NetApp
15 5 (1.52%) Perforce
15 5 (1.52%) Apple
16 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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