The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 134 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.047% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £18,144 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.56% -28.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £18,144 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £18,144 £25,900
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 2145 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 94.58% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1738 1832
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -5.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Support Technician
Berkshire

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Reading

Support Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle