The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Support
Rank 142 146 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.040% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.043% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Senior 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
2314 2315 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.56% 93.16% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1726 1604
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior IT Support in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior IT Support
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior IT Support across the Reading region.

Senior IT Support Salary Trend in Reading

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior IT Support in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat