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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 120 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 17 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 1.29% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.35% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 11
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+17.48% -3.37%
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
1990 2299 2157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 95.75% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1595 1620
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Senior IT Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (62.50%) Firewall
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) Perl
4 12 (37.50%) WAN
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (37.50%) Finance
4 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 11 (34.38%) SSL
5 11 (34.38%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) F5
6 10 (31.25%) Puppet
6 10 (31.25%) LDAP
6 10 (31.25%) JBoss
6 10 (31.25%) Apache
6 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 10 (31.25%) MySQL
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) HTTP
6 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) CCIE
6 10 (31.25%) CCNA
6 10 (31.25%) LAMP
6 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (28.13%) ZABBIX
7 9 (28.13%) Cacti
7 9 (28.13%) Ganglia

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (31.25%) Apache
1 10 (31.25%) JBoss
1 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (28.13%) nginx
2 9 (28.13%) OpenStack
2 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 11 (34.38%) SSL
4 10 (31.25%) HTTP
4 10 (31.25%) LDAP
5 9 (28.13%) BGP
5 9 (28.13%) DNS
5 9 (28.13%) MPLS
5 9 (28.13%) OSPF
5 9 (28.13%) SMTP
5 9 (28.13%) Wireless
6 7 (21.88%) BIG-IP
6 7 (21.88%) tcpdump
6 7 (21.88%) VPN
6 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
7 6 (18.75%) SAN
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (9.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) LAMP
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (28.13%) MCollective
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
1 9 (28.13%) High Availability
1 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
3 5 (15.63%) Network Design
3 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (15.63%) Network Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Presales
6 1 (3.13%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Perl
2 11 (34.38%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (31.25%) CCIE
3 10 (31.25%) CCNA
4 9 (28.13%) Degree
5 7 (21.88%) CCIP
5 7 (21.88%) CCSP
6 5 (15.63%) CCSA
7 3 (9.38%) MCITP
7 3 (9.38%) MCSE
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) qmail
1 9 (28.13%) Squid
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) Cacti
2 9 (28.13%) collectd
2 9 (28.13%) Ganglia
2 9 (28.13%) Graphite
2 9 (28.13%) logstash
2 9 (28.13%) Nagios
2 9 (28.13%) ZABBIX
3 2 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) F5
5 9 (28.13%) Juniper
5 9 (28.13%) Splunk
6 7 (21.88%) NetScout
7 5 (15.63%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
9 2 (6.25%) Nokia
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle
10 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.13%) Sun
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