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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 103 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 39 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 0.90% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.97% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 21
Average salary £23,000 £27,514 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.40% +19.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,950 £20,674
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,100 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
2247 2174 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.36% 92.87% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1637 1586
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
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 27 March 2015.

IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 21 (31.82%) Cisco
6 21 (31.82%) Linux
7 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
7 17 (25.76%) VMware
8 16 (24.24%) CentOS
8 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
9 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.73%) Firewall
10 14 (21.21%) Finance
11 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (18.18%) Debian
12 12 (18.18%) Ubuntu
13 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (13.64%) SAN
15 8 (12.12%) SQL
15 8 (12.12%) MCSE
15 8 (12.12%) LAN
15 8 (12.12%) CCNA
15 8 (12.12%) HP
16 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
16 7 (10.61%) Citrix
16 7 (10.61%) Avaya
17 6 (9.09%) ITIL

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (7.58%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Lync
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Site Server
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
2 15 (22.73%) Firewall
3 9 (13.64%) SAN
4 8 (12.12%) LAN
5 5 (7.58%) NetScreen
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.06%) DNS
6 4 (6.06%) WAN
7 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.52%) DHCP
8 1 (1.52%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) NHS
1 2 (3.03%) DTV
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 21 (31.82%) Linux
4 16 (24.24%) CentOS
4 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (18.18%) Debian
5 12 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) SUSE
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.06%) Project Management
3 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.03%) Change Management
5 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Time Management
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) MCSE
2 8 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (6.06%) MCSA
3 4 (6.06%) MCITP
4 3 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) MCDST
6 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) HL7
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) Cisco
3 17 (25.76%) VMware
4 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.12%) HP
6 7 (10.61%) Citrix
6 7 (10.61%) Avaya
7 5 (7.58%) Juniper
8 2 (3.03%) F5
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) Websense
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
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