The median annual salary for a IT Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 167 134
Rank change year-on-year +38 -33  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 54 56 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.60% 1.12% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.19% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 96
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% -4.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,300 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

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 3208 4724 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.71% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3865 3870
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 £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +51 29 £26,000 -10.34% 10
Maidenhead +3 7 £34,000 +29.52%
Newbury +15 5 £27,500 -11.29%
Bracknell 0 5 £44,000 +32.33% 1
Slough +20 3 £32,500 +30.00%
IT Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 97 (85.09%) Windows
2 73 (64.04%) Active Directory
3 58 (50.88%) Windows Server
4 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
5 32 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
7 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
8 25 (21.93%) VMware
9 24 (21.05%) Firewall
10 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
11 22 (19.30%) Cisco
12 21 (18.42%) DNS
12 21 (18.42%) SQL
13 20 (17.54%) DHCP
14 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
14 18 (15.79%) Windows XP
15 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
15 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (14.04%) MS Exchange
15 16 (14.04%) Linux
16 15 (13.16%) Windows 10
17 14 (12.28%) MS Office
17 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (11.40%) VPN
18 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
19 12 (10.53%) Office 365
19 12 (10.53%) LAN
20 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery

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 16 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.63%) IIS
8 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) Firewall
2 21 (18.42%) DNS
3 20 (17.54%) DHCP
4 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.40%) VPN
6 12 (10.53%) LAN
7 9 (7.89%) WAN
8 8 (7.02%) VoIP
9 5 (4.39%) SAN
10 4 (3.51%) Network Security
10 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.63%) ADSL
11 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.63%) PBX
11 3 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.63%) Skype
11 3 (2.63%) Wireless
12 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) InfluxDB
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.77%) Marketing
2 9 (7.89%) Games
3 5 (4.39%) French Language
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.51%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Finance
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Clustering
4 4 (3.51%) iPhone
5 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.63%) iPad
5 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) CCTV
7 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 97 (85.09%) Windows
2 58 (50.88%) Windows Server
3 32 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
5 18 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 16 (14.04%) Linux
6 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
6 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (13.16%) Windows 10
8 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (4.39%) Android
11 4 (3.51%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.51%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.51%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.75%) CentOS
13 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
2 10 (8.77%) Analytics
2 10 (8.77%) SIEM
3 6 (5.26%) ITIL
4 4 (3.51%) Post-Production
5 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.63%) Event Correlation
5 3 (2.63%) ITSM
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (1.75%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.75%) Presales
6 2 (1.75%) Web Development
7 1 (0.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (0.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (0.88%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (0.88%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (0.88%) Patch Management
7 1 (0.88%) People Management
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.88%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.77%) MCSE
3 9 (7.89%) CISSP
4 8 (7.02%) Degree
4 8 (7.02%) MCP
5 7 (6.14%) CCNA
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.63%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.75%) MCITP
7 2 (1.75%) MCSA
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) CEH
8 1 (0.88%) GCIA
8 1 (0.88%) GCIH
8 1 (0.88%) GSEC
8 1 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 73 (64.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Grafana
1 6 (5.26%) Graphite
2 4 (3.51%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.63%) Kibana
3 3 (2.63%) PaperCut
3 3 (2.63%) SafeCom
4 2 (1.75%) SCOM
4 2 (1.75%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.93%) VMware
3 22 (19.30%) Cisco
4 9 (7.89%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.51%) Dell
5 4 (3.51%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) NetApp
6 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix
6 3 (2.63%) Equitrac
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Kaspersky
6 3 (2.63%) Symantec
6 3 (2.63%) Xerox
7 2 (1.75%) arcserve
7 2 (1.75%) EMC
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Veritas
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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