The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 36 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 17 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.87% 5.93% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 6.20% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 14
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £33,750 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Technical Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 500 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 93.98% 95.60% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 264 297 305
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Bracknell region.

Technical Support Salary Trend in Bracknell

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Firewall
4 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 19 (59.38%) VMware
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
7 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
7 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 16 (50.00%) VMware ESX
8 16 (50.00%) LAN
8 16 (50.00%) WAN
8 16 (50.00%) Juniper
9 12 (37.50%) vSphere
10 9 (28.13%) DNS
11 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.75%) Solaris
11 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (15.63%) Internet
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.63%) MCP
12 5 (15.63%) MCDBA
12 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
12 5 (15.63%) DHCP
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
1 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (28.13%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) Frame Relay
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (6.25%) LDAP
8 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (12.50%) French Language
1 4 (12.50%) German Language
1 4 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 4 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.75%) Solaris
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Time Management
2 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCDBA
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.63%) MCP
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
2 4 (12.50%) MCSA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCA
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) OCA
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 12 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (3.13%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 16 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) LANDesk
6 4 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (9.38%) Genesys
7 3 (9.38%) Nortel
8 2 (6.25%) Veritas
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 2 (6.25%) Websense
8 2 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (6.25%) Intel
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) AppSense
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions UK Limited
Salary: Package dependent on experience including BUPA and company pension.
Posted: 18 days ago