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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 80 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 58 60 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.04% 2.43% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.55% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 52
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
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
1806 2356 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.80% 95.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1611 1720
Median salary £50,000 £47,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.54% +5.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 58 (37.18%) TCP/IP
2 51 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 49 (31.41%) Active Directory
4 48 (30.77%) Windows
5 46 (29.49%) Linux
6 45 (28.85%) Degree
7 42 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (22.44%) Firewall
9 33 (21.15%) Oracle
9 33 (21.15%) SQL
9 33 (21.15%) VMware
10 32 (20.51%) German Language
11 29 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (18.59%) SQL Server
12 28 (17.95%) Apache
12 28 (17.95%) Windows Server
13 27 (17.31%) IIS
13 27 (17.31%) Computer Science
14 26 (16.67%) Tomcat
15 24 (15.38%) WebSphere
16 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
16 23 (14.74%) WebLogic
16 23 (14.74%) Unix
17 18 (11.54%) .NET
17 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
18 17 (10.90%) SLA
18 17 (10.90%) C#
18 17 (10.90%) HTML
18 17 (10.90%) XML
19 16 (10.26%) DNS

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 28 (17.95%) Apache
2 27 (17.31%) IIS
3 26 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 24 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 23 (14.74%) WebLogic
6 14 (8.97%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.21%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.92%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.28%) JBoss
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (37.18%) TCP/IP
2 35 (22.44%) Firewall
3 16 (10.26%) DNS
4 14 (8.97%) LDAP
4 14 (8.97%) Wireless
5 12 (7.69%) DHCP
6 8 (5.13%) Ethernet
6 8 (5.13%) LAN
6 8 (5.13%) NAS
6 8 (5.13%) WAN
7 7 (4.49%) SAN
7 7 (4.49%) SMTP
7 7 (4.49%) SNMP
8 6 (3.85%) BGP
8 6 (3.85%) OSPF
8 6 (3.85%) VoIP
9 5 (3.21%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (3.21%) HTTP
9 5 (3.21%) SS7
10 4 (2.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.28%) MySQL
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (20.51%) German Language
2 10 (6.41%) French Language
2 10 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.56%) Finance
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Marketing
6 3 (1.92%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.54%) .NET
2 17 (10.90%) HTML
2 17 (10.90%) XML
3 12 (7.69%) Web Services
4 6 (3.85%) CSS
5 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.56%) DHTML
6 4 (2.56%) SOAP
6 4 (2.56%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (1.28%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.28%) jQuery
7 2 (1.28%) XSLT
8 1 (0.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.21%) PKI
4 4 (2.56%) Fintech
4 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.56%) W3C
5 3 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.64%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.77%) Windows
2 46 (29.49%) Linux
3 28 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 23 (14.74%) Unix
5 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.49%) Solaris
8 6 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.64%) AIX
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.64%) Debian
12 1 (0.64%) HPUX
12 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
2 12 (7.69%) Data Management
3 10 (6.41%) Performance Management
3 10 (6.41%) Structured Programming
4 9 (5.77%) Network Management
5 6 (3.85%) Information Security
5 6 (3.85%) ITIL
5 6 (3.85%) Presales
5 6 (3.85%) Process Improvement
5 6 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.56%) Case Management
6 4 (2.56%) Fraud Detection
6 4 (2.56%) Identity Management
6 4 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 4 (2.56%) Web Development
7 3 (1.92%) Escalation Management
7 3 (1.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.15%) SQL
2 17 (10.90%) C#
3 14 (8.97%) VB
4 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.56%) Java
5 4 (2.56%) VB6
6 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.28%) C++
7 2 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (28.85%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) CCNA
2 9 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.85%) CEH
3 6 (3.85%) CISSP
4 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) MCP
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (31.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.92%) Sendmail
4 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Legato
2 6 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.85%) Simpana
3 5 (3.21%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.92%) Nmap
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.64%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.15%) Oracle
2 33 (21.15%) VMware
3 12 (7.69%) Sun
4 11 (7.05%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.41%) HP
6 9 (5.77%) Veeam
6 9 (5.77%) Veritas
7 8 (5.13%) NetApp
8 7 (4.49%) EMC
8 7 (4.49%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.21%) arcserve
9 5 (3.21%) Citrix
9 5 (3.21%) Hitachi
10 4 (2.56%) Dell
10 4 (2.56%) Symantec
11 3 (1.92%) Lotus
11 3 (1.92%) Mitel
11 3 (1.92%) NEC
11 3 (1.92%) Sybase
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