The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £20,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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.

Support Technician
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 132 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £20,500 £20,000 £18,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £19,452 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £23,200 £19,700
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,250
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.12%  

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 1266 1798 2338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.53% 94.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1466 1602
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft