Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £20,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Support Technician
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 195 214
Rank change year-on-year +45 +19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Reading median annual salary £20,500 £23,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.87% +21.05% -9.52%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,423 £18,300
90th Percentile £22,725 £25,000 £35,000
Berkshire median annual salary £31,250 £22,250 £22,500
% change year-on-year +40.45% -1.11% -2.17%

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 2390 3567 4570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.00% 96.07% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 2866 3270
Reading median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Reading

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Support Technician 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Informix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Netcool
3 2 (33.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu

Support Technician 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase