The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 37 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.56% 1.20% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £16,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.63%
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 Newbury 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
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
292 398 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 93.29% 95.44% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 182 280 347
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £52,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Newbury

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Newbury

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) F#
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp