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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 117 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 27 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.06% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.83% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 11
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 December 2014.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (45.65%) Windows 7
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
4 13 (28.26%) Cisco
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) Linux
7 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
8 8 (17.39%) LAN
8 8 (17.39%) VMware
8 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
9 7 (15.22%) SUSE
9 7 (15.22%) Debian
9 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
9 7 (15.22%) CentOS
9 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (13.04%) WAN
10 6 (13.04%) Citrix
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.87%) MCSE
11 5 (10.87%) CCNA
11 5 (10.87%) Avaya
12 4 (8.70%) ITIL

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) LAN
4 6 (13.04%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) French Language
2 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
1 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) NHS
1 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) SUSE
4 7 (15.22%) Debian
4 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
4 7 (15.22%) CentOS
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.35%) Time Management
3 2 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) CRM
4 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Service Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
2 5 (10.87%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Intel
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
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