The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 108 134 118
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 37 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 0.58% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.62% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 19
Average salary £22,500 £29,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% +28.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £27,369 £20,674
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,250 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
IT 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 Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2287 2247 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 93.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1671 1632
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Salary Trend in Reading

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 32 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 22 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 22 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 20 (30.30%) CentOS
9 17 (25.76%) Cisco
9 17 (25.76%) VMware
10 16 (24.24%) Debian
10 16 (24.24%) Ubuntu
11 15 (22.73%) Firewall
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 11 (16.67%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.15%) SQL
14 10 (15.15%) SAN
15 9 (13.64%) HP
16 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
18 6 (9.09%) Citrix
18 6 (9.09%) Avaya
18 6 (9.09%) LAN
18 6 (9.09%) MS Office
18 6 (9.09%) ITIL
18 6 (9.09%) Windows 8

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.58%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Lync
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.52%) Site Server
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 15 (22.73%) Firewall
3 10 (15.15%) SAN
4 6 (9.09%) LAN
5 5 (7.58%) DNS
5 5 (7.58%) NetScreen
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.52%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) NHS
1 2 (3.03%) DTV
2 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 32 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 22 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (30.30%) CentOS
6 16 (24.24%) Debian
6 16 (24.24%) Ubuntu
7 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) SUSE
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.03%) Change Management
4 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (1.52%) Data Entry
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.58%) MCSE
2 5 (7.58%) CCNA
3 4 (6.06%) MCSA
4 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) MCDST
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 17 (25.76%) Cisco
3 17 (25.76%) VMware
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) Citrix
5 6 (9.09%) Avaya
6 5 (7.58%) Juniper
7 2 (3.03%) F5
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) Apple
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) Websense
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