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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 120 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 23 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.07% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.17% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 13
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
2467 2403 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.71% 92.17% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1858 1635
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £69,000
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 28 November 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) Firewall
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
6 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 8 (21.05%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) LAN
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) WAN
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.79%) SUSE
8 6 (15.79%) Debian
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
8 6 (15.79%) CentOS
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) ITIL
9 5 (13.16%) MCSE
9 5 (13.16%) CCNA
10 4 (10.53%) SLA
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) LAN
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) French Language
2 2 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) SUSE
4 6 (15.79%) Debian
4 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 6 (15.79%) CentOS
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
1 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCSE
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) Sophos
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