The median annual salary for an IT Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 96 102
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support 34 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.60% 2.03% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.10% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 47
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £17,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,700 £28,500
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Reading

IT Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for IT Support in Reading

IT Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
3 31 (49.21%) Windows Server
4 23 (36.51%) DHCP
5 22 (34.92%) DNS
6 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 14 (22.22%) LAN
9 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
10 11 (17.46%) MCP
10 11 (17.46%) VMware
10 11 (17.46%) Office 365
11 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.29%) VPN
12 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.29%) Backup Exec
12 9 (14.29%) Marketing
13 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (12.70%) Cisco
13 8 (12.70%) WAN
14 7 (11.11%) VoIP
14 7 (11.11%) SQL
14 7 (11.11%) ITIL
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (11.11%) Veeam
14 7 (11.11%) Clustering
15 6 (9.52%) SCCM
15 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.52%) Internet

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Office 365
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) DHCP
2 22 (34.92%) DNS
3 14 (22.22%) LAN
4 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.29%) VPN
6 8 (12.70%) WAN
7 7 (11.11%) VoIP
8 6 (9.52%) Internet
9 2 (3.17%) ADSL
9 2 (3.17%) Firewall
9 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.59%) ATM
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.59%) Intranet
10 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.59%) NAS
10 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Informix
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Billing
2 1 (1.59%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Windows Server
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.76%) Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Unix
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery Management
3 5 (7.94%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (6.35%) Coaching
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL V2
5 3 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.59%) Data Management
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.59%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (1.59%) Project Management
7 1 (1.59%) Service Management
7 1 (1.59%) Software License Management
7 1 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) MCP
2 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
2 6 (9.52%) CCNA
2 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) Veeam
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.17%) CommVault
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) NetApp
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas
7 1 (1.59%) Adobe
7 1 (1.59%) arcserve
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Lotus
7 1 (1.59%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
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