The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 48 99 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.45% 4.49% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 4.74% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 79 43
Median salary £27,500 £35,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% -8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.69%

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
1351 2087 2233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.05% 94.61% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1626 1493
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Technical Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 86 (73.50%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Linux
3 58 (49.57%) Windows Server
4 57 (48.72%) VMware
5 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
6 39 (33.33%) SQL
7 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
8 30 (25.64%) Data Protection
9 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
10 22 (18.80%) MS Exchange
11 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
13 18 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 15 (12.82%) Italian Language
15 14 (11.97%) Firewall
15 14 (11.97%) Cisco
15 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
15 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (11.11%) DNS
16 13 (11.11%) HP
17 12 (10.26%) EMC
17 12 (10.26%) LAN
17 12 (10.26%) IIS
17 12 (10.26%) Unix
17 12 (10.26%) French Language
17 12 (10.26%) Veeam
17 12 (10.26%) Degree
18 11 (9.40%) Data Management
18 11 (9.40%) Backup Exec

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (18.80%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.26%) IIS
3 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.84%) Apache
4 8 (6.84%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.27%) JBoss
7 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.97%) Firewall
3 13 (11.11%) DNS
4 12 (10.26%) LAN
5 10 (8.55%) WAN
6 7 (5.98%) HTTP
7 6 (5.13%) Internet
7 6 (5.13%) SAN
8 5 (4.27%) SMTP
9 4 (3.42%) DHCP
9 4 (3.42%) NAS
9 4 (3.42%) PBX
9 4 (3.42%) SSL
9 4 (3.42%) VoIP
9 4 (3.42%) WebEx
10 3 (2.56%) Skype
10 3 (2.56%) SNMP
10 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.56%) VPN
10 3 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) DB2
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) Informix
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
2 2 (1.71%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (12.82%) Italian Language
2 12 (10.26%) French Language
3 10 (8.55%) Spanish Language
4 7 (5.98%) Finance
5 5 (4.27%) German Language
6 3 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) Web Services
2 4 (3.42%) XML
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) Java EE
4 2 (1.71%) Java SE
4 2 (1.71%) JMS
4 2 (1.71%) REST
4 2 (1.71%) SOAP
4 2 (1.71%) Spring
5 1 (0.85%) COM
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.13%) PKI
3 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) Clustering
4 3 (2.56%) IVR
4 3 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (73.50%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Linux
3 58 (49.57%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.26%) Unix
7 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.56%) AIX
8 3 (2.56%) CentOS
8 3 (2.56%) HPUX
8 3 (2.56%) Solaris
9 2 (1.71%) Debian
9 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) Data Protection
2 11 (9.40%) Data Management
3 5 (4.27%) Data Security
4 4 (3.42%) Case Management
4 4 (3.42%) ITIL
4 4 (3.42%) Network Management
4 4 (3.42%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (2.56%) Identity Management
5 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.56%) Time Management
5 3 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (2.56%) Validation
5 3 (2.56%) Workflow
6 2 (1.71%) Open Source
6 2 (1.71%) Product Management
6 2 (1.71%) SOA
6 2 (1.71%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (0.85%) Game Development
7 1 (0.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (2.56%) C#
2 3 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (7.69%) CCNA
4 5 (4.27%) CCNP
4 5 (4.27%) MCSE
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.42%) CEH
5 4 (3.42%) CISSP
5 4 (3.42%) MCP
6 2 (1.71%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (1.71%) CCVP
7 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Backup Exec
2 10 (8.55%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.42%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (3.42%) Nmap
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.56%) Legato
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.71%) Nessus
6 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.85%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (48.72%) VMware
2 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.97%) Cisco
4 13 (11.11%) HP
5 12 (10.26%) EMC
5 12 (10.26%) Veeam
6 11 (9.40%) Oracle
7 10 (8.55%) CommVault
7 10 (8.55%) IBM
7 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.69%) NetApp
9 8 (6.84%) Veritas
10 7 (5.98%) arcserve
11 6 (5.13%) Avaya
11 6 (5.13%) Mitel
12 4 (3.42%) Forcepoint
12 4 (3.42%) NEC
12 4 (3.42%) Sybase
12 4 (3.42%) Symantec
13 3 (2.56%) Dell
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