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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 116 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 22 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 1.78% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.87% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 19
Median salary £24,500 £22,750 £27,527
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,650 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.04%
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
1806 2356 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.80% 95.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1611 1720
Median salary £50,000 £47,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.54% +5.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 2 May 2016.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 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 (78.38%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
5 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco
10 7 (18.92%) MS Office
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) WAN
11 6 (16.22%) DHCP
12 5 (13.51%) XenServer
12 5 (13.51%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) Citrix
12 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
12 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
12 5 (13.51%) SQL
12 5 (13.51%) .NET
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server

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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LAN
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) DHCP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) German Language
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) PMI
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) PACS
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.41%) CentOS
8 2 (5.41%) Debian
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Escalation Management
6 1 (2.70%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCDST
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) XenServer
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Acronis
7 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Trend Micro
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Montash
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago