The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Technical Support
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 116 124
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 73 103 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.19% 2.12% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.22% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 96 101
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 3183 4640 5213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.70% 95.53% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2590 3804 3834
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £25,538
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Berkshire

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Berkshire

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Berkshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +21 54 £37,000 +13.84% 4
Bracknell +2 5 £44,000 +35.38%
Maidenhead +10 2 £60,000 +92.00%
Wokingham +13 1 £31,500 +40.00%
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Technical Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 79 (56.03%) Windows
2 57 (40.43%) Active Directory
3 53 (37.59%) Linux
4 44 (31.21%) Microsoft
5 38 (26.95%) Windows Server
6 36 (25.53%) SQL
7 34 (24.11%) VMware
8 32 (22.70%) Oracle
9 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
9 30 (21.28%) DNS
10 28 (19.86%) Tomcat
11 27 (19.15%) Degree
12 25 (17.73%) WebSphere
12 25 (17.73%) HTTP
12 25 (17.73%) Firewall
12 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (16.31%) TCP/IP
13 23 (16.31%) Java
14 22 (15.60%) Cisco
14 22 (15.60%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (14.89%) Internet
16 20 (14.18%) Web Services
16 20 (14.18%) Clustering
16 20 (14.18%) Open Source
17 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (13.48%) Unix
18 18 (12.77%) IBM
19 17 (12.06%) Office 365
19 17 (12.06%) Veeam
19 17 (12.06%) MS Exchange

Technical 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 28 (19.86%) Tomcat
2 25 (17.73%) WebSphere
3 17 (12.06%) JBoss
3 17 (12.06%) MS Exchange
4 16 (11.35%) IIS
4 16 (11.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (7.09%) Apache
5 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
7 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.26%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.84%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Office 365
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) DNS
2 25 (17.73%) Firewall
2 25 (17.73%) HTTP
3 23 (16.31%) TCP/IP
4 21 (14.89%) Internet
5 16 (11.35%) FTP
6 14 (9.93%) LAN
7 11 (7.80%) WAN
8 8 (5.67%) SSL
9 7 (4.96%) SAN
9 7 (4.96%) VPN
10 6 (4.26%) DHCP
11 5 (3.55%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.55%) SMTP
12 4 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.84%) SSH
12 4 (2.84%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.84%) Wireless
12 4 (2.84%) Wireshark
13 3 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) DB2
2 3 (2.13%) Informix
2 3 (2.13%) MySQL
2 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Eclipse
1 16 (11.35%) IntelliJ
1 16 (11.35%) Maven
1 16 (11.35%) NetBeans
2 4 (2.84%) JIRA
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (10.64%) French Language
2 8 (5.67%) German Language
2 8 (5.67%) Spanish Language
3 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.55%) Finance
4 5 (3.55%) Italian Language
4 5 (3.55%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.71%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) Web Services
2 17 (12.06%) Java EE
3 16 (11.35%) Java SE
3 16 (11.35%) JMS
3 16 (11.35%) REST
3 16 (11.35%) SOAP
3 16 (11.35%) Spring
3 16 (11.35%) XML
4 4 (2.84%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.71%) .NET
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (14.18%) Clustering
3 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.96%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.84%) PKI
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.42%) CMDB
8 2 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.42%) iPhone
8 2 (1.42%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 79 (56.03%) Windows
2 53 (37.59%) Linux
3 38 (26.95%) Windows Server
4 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.48%) Unix
6 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.80%) AIX
7 11 (7.80%) HPUX
7 11 (7.80%) Solaris
7 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.67%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.96%) IRIX
9 7 (4.96%) Windows 10
10 6 (4.26%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.55%) Android
11 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.84%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.84%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.18%) Open Source
2 16 (11.35%) SOA
3 9 (6.38%) Data Management
4 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (5.67%) Time Management
5 7 (4.96%) Case Management
6 6 (4.26%) Data Protection
6 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.55%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (3.55%) High Availability
8 4 (2.84%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (2.84%) Data Security
8 4 (2.84%) DevOps
8 4 (2.84%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.84%) OWASP
8 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) SQL
2 23 (16.31%) Java
3 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.55%) Python
5 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.42%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) C++
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) Degree
2 11 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.38%) CCNA
3 9 (6.38%) MCSE
3 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.26%) CISSP
6 4 (2.84%) CCNP
6 4 (2.84%) CEH
6 4 (2.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (2.84%) MCP
6 4 (2.84%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.42%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.42%) CCVP
7 2 (1.42%) MCSA
7 2 (1.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.71%) CCA
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.96%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (3.55%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.84%) Samba
8 2 (1.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.67%) HP Data Protector
2 8 (5.67%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.67%) SCCM
3 5 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.84%) Ansible
5 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.13%) PaperCut
5 3 (2.13%) SafeCom
5 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.42%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (31.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.11%) VMware
3 32 (22.70%) Oracle
4 22 (15.60%) Cisco
5 18 (12.77%) IBM
6 17 (12.06%) Veeam
7 16 (11.35%) BEA
7 16 (11.35%) TIBCO
8 13 (9.22%) HP
8 13 (9.22%) Veritas
9 11 (7.80%) EMC
10 10 (7.09%) arcserve
11 9 (6.38%) CommVault
11 9 (6.38%) Sun
12 8 (5.67%) NetApp
12 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.26%) Forcepoint
14 5 (3.55%) Citrix
14 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
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