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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 94 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 51 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51 11 15
Average salary £22,500 £29,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £27,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,980
% change year-on-year
- +0.08%
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
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 3 July 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 69 (78.41%) Windows
2 41 (46.59%) Linux
3 37 (42.05%) Active Directory
3 37 (42.05%) Windows 7
4 36 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 31 (35.23%) Red Hat
5 31 (35.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (31.82%) CentOS
7 25 (28.41%) VMware
8 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (23.86%) Ubuntu
10 21 (23.86%) Debian
10 21 (23.86%) Windows XP
11 20 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.91%) Firewall
13 14 (15.91%) MS Office
14 13 (14.77%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (13.64%) Cisco
16 11 (12.50%) SQL
17 10 (11.36%) SAN
17 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (11.36%) HP
17 10 (11.36%) Windows 8
18 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (10.23%) Office 365
18 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
19 8 (9.09%) SCCM
19 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (9.09%) Lync
2 6 (6.82%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
4 4 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) Site Server
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.91%) Firewall
3 10 (11.36%) SAN
4 6 (6.82%) Internet
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.68%) NetScreen
5 5 (5.68%) DNS
5 5 (5.68%) LAN
6 3 (3.41%) VPN
7 2 (2.27%) DHCP
8 1 (1.14%) WAN
8 1 (1.14%) Junos
8 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.14%) Wireless
8 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.27%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (2.27%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.14%) NHS
2 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.14%) DTV
2 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 69 (78.41%) Windows
2 41 (46.59%) Linux
3 37 (42.05%) Windows 7
4 31 (35.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (31.82%) CentOS
6 23 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (23.86%) Debian
7 21 (23.86%) Ubuntu
7 21 (23.86%) Windows XP
8 13 (14.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (11.36%) Windows 8
10 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (5.68%) ITIL
1 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
2 4 (4.55%) Time Management
2 4 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.27%) Change Management
4 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.14%) Information Security
4 1 (1.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.14%) Process Management
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.14%) Line Management
4 1 (1.14%) Data Entry
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL V2
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) MCITP
2 6 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.82%) A+ Certification
3 5 (5.68%) MCSA
3 5 (5.68%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) MCSE
5 3 (3.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) MCDST
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (42.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Red Hat
2 25 (28.41%) VMware
3 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) Cisco
5 10 (11.36%) HP
6 6 (6.82%) Apple
7 5 (5.68%) Juniper
8 2 (2.27%) Websense
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) Dell
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (1.14%) Avaya
9 1 (1.14%) McAfee
9 1 (1.14%) SAP
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