The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 98 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 31 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.78% 1.83% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.91% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 21
Median salary £27,000 £22,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £35,100 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.01%
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
1658 2196 2227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.12% 95.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1572 1606
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured IT Support in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
4 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (24.39%) LAN
6 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
6 10 (24.39%) ITIL
6 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (21.95%) WAN
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (19.51%) MS Office
8 8 (19.51%) Linux
8 8 (19.51%) Office 365
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.07%) Citrix
9 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.63%) PMI
10 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
10 6 (14.63%) VPN
10 6 (14.63%) DNS
10 6 (14.63%) DHCP
10 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
10 6 (14.63%) MCSE
10 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
10 6 (14.63%) .NET

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) LAN
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
4 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) Firewall
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.88%) NAS
8 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) VLAN
8 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.44%) LDAP
9 1 (2.44%) Skype
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) PMI
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Handset
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
2 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.76%) Information Security
4 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.44%) Coaching
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Escalation Management
6 1 (2.44%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Server Building
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) MCITP
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
5 3 (7.32%) MCTS
6 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.88%) MCDST
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) XenServer
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.44%) Acronis
8 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) Trend Micro
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