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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support
Rank 136 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.089% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -6.47%
Senior Technical 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
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Technical Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Technical Support Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Senior Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat