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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 101 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 36 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 1.03% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.11% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 15
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,204
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £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
2169 2069 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.53% 92.53% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1562 1589
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 £27,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
5 19 (33.33%) Cisco
6 16 (28.07%) Linux
7 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
7 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
7 14 (24.56%) CentOS
7 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (22.81%) Finance
9 12 (21.05%) VMware
10 11 (19.30%) Firewall
10 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.30%) Debian
10 11 (19.30%) Ubuntu
11 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (15.79%) LAN
13 8 (14.04%) Citrix
13 8 (14.04%) MCSE
14 7 (12.28%) Avaya
14 7 (12.28%) CCNA
15 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (10.53%) WAN
16 5 (8.77%) HP
16 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
16 5 (8.77%) SUSE

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (5.26%) IIS
1 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.30%) Firewall
3 9 (15.79%) LAN
4 6 (10.53%) WAN
5 4 (7.02%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) NetScreen
6 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) NHS
1 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 16 (28.07%) Linux
4 14 (24.56%) CentOS
4 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (19.30%) Debian
5 11 (19.30%) Ubuntu
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.77%) SUSE
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.02%) Project Management
1 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.51%) Change Management
3 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.04%) MCSE
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
5 4 (7.02%) MCSA
6 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) BC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) HL7
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) Cisco
3 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
4 12 (21.05%) VMware
5 8 (14.04%) Citrix
6 7 (12.28%) Avaya
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) F5
9 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.51%) Websense
10 1 (1.75%) Apple
10 1 (1.75%) SAP
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