The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Slough region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 56 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.95% 0.93% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.98% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Median salary £26,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -3.38%
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
505 511 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.37% 95.16% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 452 423 421
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) AAT
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) DHTML
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) AIX
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) AAT
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Supermicro
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas