The median annual salary for an IT Support was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 118 129
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 72 94 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.17% 2.08% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.15% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 70 81 92
Median salary £26,000 £27,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,800 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3145 4374 4831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.93% 96.56% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 3540 3652
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Berkshire

IT Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support in Berkshire.

Salary trend for IT Support in Berkshire

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Berkshire

IT Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 34 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Slough +4 9 £36,250 +25.00% 1
Newbury -1 8 £33,750 +53.40% 2
Wokingham +26 7 £22,500 -10.00%
Maidenhead +13 6 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Bracknell +18 4 £21,000 -18.44% 1
Windsor -13 2 £22,250 -40.66%
Thatcham - 2 £28,000 -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 Berkshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 102 (80.95%) Windows
2 85 (67.46%) Active Directory
3 58 (46.03%) Windows Server
4 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 30 (23.81%) VMware
6 29 (23.02%) Linux
7 28 (22.22%) SQL
8 27 (21.43%) DHCP
9 26 (20.63%) DNS
10 25 (19.84%) Office 365
11 22 (17.46%) MS Exchange
12 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (15.87%) TCP/IP
14 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
14 19 (15.08%) Firewall
14 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (13.49%) VPN
16 16 (12.70%) LAN
16 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
17 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
18 13 (10.32%) Windows 7
19 12 (9.52%) MCP
20 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 10 (7.94%) ITIL
21 10 (7.94%) VoIP
22 9 (7.14%) WAN
22 9 (7.14%) Backup Exec

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.84%) Office 365
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.43%) DHCP
2 26 (20.63%) DNS
3 20 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 19 (15.08%) Firewall
5 17 (13.49%) VPN
6 16 (12.70%) LAN
7 10 (7.94%) VoIP
8 9 (7.14%) WAN
9 6 (4.76%) Internet
9 6 (4.76%) SAN
10 4 (3.17%) ADSL
11 3 (2.38%) Network Security
12 2 (1.59%) Broadband
12 2 (1.59%) Intelligent Network
12 2 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.59%) SMS
12 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.59%) Wireless
13 1 (0.79%) ATM
13 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.59%) InfluxDB
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) Informix
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.14%) Marketing
2 8 (6.35%) Games
3 4 (3.17%) French Language
4 3 (2.38%) Finance
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) .NET
1 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Clustering
2 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) CCTV
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 102 (80.95%) Windows
2 58 (46.03%) Windows Server
3 29 (23.02%) Linux
4 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.32%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.35%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.17%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.38%) Android
11 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.59%) Unix
13 1 (0.79%) CentOS
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 10 (7.94%) ITIL
3 9 (7.14%) SIEM
4 7 (5.56%) Analytics
5 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery Management
5 5 (3.97%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (3.17%) Coaching
6 4 (3.17%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.17%) Project Management
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL V2
7 3 (2.38%) ITSM
7 3 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (2.38%) Service Management
7 3 (2.38%) Time Management
8 2 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (1.59%) Security Patching
8 2 (1.59%) Web Development
9 1 (0.79%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.79%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.79%) C++
4 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) MCP
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.56%) CISSP
3 7 (5.56%) Degree
3 7 (5.56%) MCSE
4 6 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 6 (4.76%) CCNA
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.79%) GIAC
6 1 (0.79%) GSEC
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) MCTS
6 1 (0.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) PMO
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (67.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.17%) vSphere
5 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.76%) SCCM
3 3 (2.38%) PaperCut
3 3 (2.38%) SafeCom
4 2 (1.59%) Grafana
4 2 (1.59%) Graphite
4 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.59%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.79%) Kibana
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.81%) VMware
3 8 (6.35%) Cisco
3 8 (6.35%) LogRhythm
4 7 (5.56%) Veeam
5 3 (2.38%) Citrix
5 3 (2.38%) EMC
5 3 (2.38%) Equitrac
5 3 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.59%) CommVault
6 2 (1.59%) Dell
6 2 (1.59%) NetApp
6 2 (1.59%) Symantec
6 2 (1.59%) Veritas
7 1 (0.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.79%) arcserve
7 1 (0.79%) Juniper
7 1 (0.79%) Lotus
7 1 (0.79%) NetIQ
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