The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 59 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.53% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £30,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
598 586 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.72% 97.67% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 480 507 474
Average salary £49,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.31% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Slough

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Lotus
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) CNE
5 4 (28.57%) Novell Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) ISDN
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Lync
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) ISDN
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) RTP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CNE
3 4 (28.57%) Novell Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCTS
3 4 (28.57%) CCVP
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Nmap
2 2 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Lotus
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Novell