The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 84 76 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 55 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.30% 2.77% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.94% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 33
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £49,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2206 2145 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.15% 94.33% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1708 1733
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Support
Berkshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 1 August 2014.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 89 (71.20%) Windows
2 60 (48.00%) VMware
3 57 (45.60%) Oracle
4 56 (44.80%) Linux
5 51 (40.80%) SQL
5 51 (40.80%) SAN
6 46 (36.80%) UNIX
6 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
7 44 (35.20%) Clustering
8 43 (34.40%) SharePoint
9 42 (33.60%) Lotus Domino
10 29 (23.20%) French Language
11 28 (22.40%) Active Directory
12 26 (20.80%) Russian Language
13 23 (18.40%) Spanish Language
14 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
15 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
15 21 (16.80%) HP
16 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (13.60%) German Language
18 16 (12.80%) Firewall
19 15 (12.00%) EMC
20 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
20 14 (11.20%) MS Exchange
20 14 (11.20%) Sun
21 13 (10.40%) SLA
21 13 (10.40%) Solaris
22 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
23 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
23 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (34.40%) SharePoint
2 42 (33.60%) Lotus Domino
3 14 (11.20%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.80%) IBM Notes
5 5 (4.00%) Lync
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.40%) IIS
7 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.40%) WordPress
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.60%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.80%) MS Office
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.80%) SAN
2 16 (12.80%) Firewall
3 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.00%) VoIP
3 10 (8.00%) LAN
4 9 (7.20%) DNS
5 8 (6.40%) HTTP
6 7 (5.60%) WAN
6 7 (5.60%) SMTP
6 7 (5.60%) Internet
7 6 (4.80%) Wireless
8 5 (4.00%) ATM
8 5 (4.00%) VPN
8 5 (4.00%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.40%) WCDMA
9 3 (2.40%) PPP
9 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.40%) GPRS
9 3 (2.40%) GSM
9 3 (2.40%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.80%) DB2
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.40%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) MaxDB
5 2 (1.60%) Informix
6 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (23.20%) French Language
2 26 (20.80%) Russian Language
3 23 (18.40%) Spanish Language
4 17 (13.60%) German Language
5 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.20%) Banking
6 4 (3.20%) Marketing
6 4 (3.20%) Finance
7 2 (1.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.80%) Finnish Language
8 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
1 4 (3.20%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) XML
3 1 (0.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.80%) SOAP
3 1 (0.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (35.20%) Clustering
2 11 (8.80%) Replication
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Celerra
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.80%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 89 (71.20%) Windows
2 56 (44.80%) Linux
3 46 (36.80%) UNIX
4 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.40%) Solaris
6 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.80%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.00%) SUSE
7 10 (8.00%) HPUX
8 9 (7.20%) AIX
8 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.60%) CentOS
11 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (6.40%) Configuration Management
1 8 (6.40%) ITIL
2 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (3.20%) Load Balancing
4 3 (2.40%) CRM
4 3 (2.40%) Data Security
5 2 (1.60%) Service Management
5 2 (1.60%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.60%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.80%) Migration
6 1 (0.80%) CAD
6 1 (0.80%) Unit Testing
6 1 (0.80%) WFM
6 1 (0.80%) Information Security
6 1 (0.80%) Business Analytics
6 1 (0.80%) Analytics
6 1 (0.80%) Change Control
6 1 (0.80%) Data Entry
6 1 (0.80%) E-Discovery
6 1 (0.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.80%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.20%) Perl
3 3 (2.40%) Java
3 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (8.80%) MCSE
2 9 (7.20%) Degree
3 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) MCP
4 7 (5.60%) CCNA
4 7 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) SCSA
5 4 (3.20%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.20%) CCNP
6 2 (1.60%) MCITP
6 2 (1.60%) CCA
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.80%) HNC
7 1 (0.80%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (22.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.60%) qmail
5 2 (1.60%) Postfix
5 2 (1.60%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.60%) XenApp
5 2 (1.60%) XenServer
5 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.60%) Squid
5 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) WSUS
2 2 (1.60%) SCOM
2 2 (1.60%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.60%) Legato
2 2 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (48.00%) VMware
2 57 (45.60%) Oracle
3 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.80%) HP
5 15 (12.00%) EMC
6 14 (11.20%) Sun
7 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.20%) Hitachi
9 8 (6.40%) Citrix
10 7 (5.60%) Cisco
10 7 (5.60%) Symantec
11 6 (4.80%) Lotus
11 6 (4.80%) Sybase
12 5 (4.00%) Veritas
13 4 (3.20%) Huawei
13 4 (3.20%) NetApp
13 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (2.40%) Juniper
15 2 (1.60%) AppSense
15 2 (1.60%) Intel
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