The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wokingham 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 23 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 2.08% 2.56% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.60% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £35,500 £24,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.39% -61.20%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
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 Wokingham 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
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 100.00% 98.72% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 91 66 105
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Wokingham

Technical Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Wokingham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £43000 - £47500 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago