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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 135 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 12 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 1.56% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.63% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 24
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £35,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1990 2275 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 95.75% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1576 1591
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 32 (62.75%) Windows Server
4 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 23 (45.10%) VMware
5 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (43.14%) Linux
7 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (27.45%) CentOS
9 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (27.45%) Ubuntu
9 14 (27.45%) Debian
9 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
10 13 (25.49%) SQL
10 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
11 10 (19.61%) Cisco
12 9 (17.65%) DNS
12 9 (17.65%) DHCP
12 9 (17.65%) Citrix
13 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
13 8 (15.69%) German Language
13 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (9.80%) XenServer
16 4 (7.84%) VoIP
16 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
17 3 (5.88%) SCCM

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.65%) DHCP
2 9 (17.65%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
4 3 (5.88%) Wireless
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.69%) German Language
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.92%) Life Science
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Handset
2 1 (1.96%) iPhone
2 1 (1.96%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Windows Server
3 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (43.14%) Linux
5 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (27.45%) CentOS
6 14 (27.45%) Debian
6 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (27.45%) Ubuntu
7 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
8 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.96%) Android
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (3.92%) CRM
1 2 (3.92%) Service Management
2 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL
2 1 (1.96%) Project Management
2 1 (1.96%) Server Building
2 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) MCSE
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCITP
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) DICOM
System Software
1 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) XenServer
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco
5 9 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Acronis
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Dell KACE
7 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro
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