The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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.

Technical Support
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 74 87
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 55 68 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.42% 3.48% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 3.70% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 67 55
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.50% -5.00%  

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 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Reading

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Reading

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 71 (61.21%) Windows
2 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 47 (40.52%) Linux
4 45 (38.79%) Windows Server
5 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
5 38 (32.76%) VMware
6 29 (25.00%) SQL
7 22 (18.97%) MS Excel
8 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 20 (17.24%) Oracle
8 20 (17.24%) Degree
9 19 (16.38%) Tomcat
9 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
10 18 (15.52%) Data Protection
11 17 (14.66%) Veeam
11 17 (14.66%) DNS
11 17 (14.66%) Firewall
11 17 (14.66%) Internet
11 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (13.79%) IBM
12 16 (13.79%) HTTP
12 16 (13.79%) WebSphere
13 15 (12.93%) Cisco
13 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.93%) Java
14 14 (12.07%) Backup Exec
15 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (10.34%) Veritas
15 12 (10.34%) Web Services

Technical 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 19 (16.38%) MS Exchange
1 19 (16.38%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.48%) IIS
3 11 (9.48%) JBoss
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (6.03%) Apache
5 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.31%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Office 365
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.66%) DNS
2 17 (14.66%) Firewall
2 17 (14.66%) Internet
3 16 (13.79%) HTTP
4 11 (9.48%) FTP
5 7 (6.03%) VPN
6 6 (5.17%) LAN
7 5 (4.31%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.31%) SAN
7 5 (4.31%) SMTP
7 5 (4.31%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.45%) DHCP
8 4 (3.45%) NAS
8 4 (3.45%) SSL
8 4 (3.45%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.45%) WAN
9 2 (1.72%) PBX
9 2 (1.72%) SMS
9 2 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) DB2
3 3 (2.59%) Informix
3 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) Big Data
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Eclipse
1 11 (9.48%) IntelliJ
1 11 (9.48%) Maven
1 11 (9.48%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (9.48%) Italian Language
2 7 (6.03%) French Language
3 6 (5.17%) German Language
3 6 (5.17%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Finance
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.72%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.86%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.86%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) Web Services
1 12 (10.34%) XML
2 11 (9.48%) Java EE
2 11 (9.48%) Java SE
2 11 (9.48%) JMS
2 11 (9.48%) REST
2 11 (9.48%) SOAP
2 11 (9.48%) Spring
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.62%) Clustering
3 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.03%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.03%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.86%) iPhone
7 1 (0.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 71 (61.21%) Windows
2 47 (40.52%) Linux
3 45 (38.79%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.62%) Unix
7 6 (5.17%) AIX
7 6 (5.17%) HPUX
7 6 (5.17%) Solaris
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.59%) CentOS
10 2 (1.72%) Debian
10 2 (1.72%) SUSE
10 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.86%) Android
11 1 (0.86%) IRIX
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.52%) Data Protection
2 11 (9.48%) Open Source
2 11 (9.48%) SOA
3 10 (8.62%) Data Management
4 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (4.31%) Time Management
5 4 (3.45%) Case Management
6 3 (2.59%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (2.59%) Data Security
6 3 (2.59%) High Availability
6 3 (2.59%) ITIL
6 3 (2.59%) Network Management
6 3 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.59%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.72%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.72%) Information Management
7 2 (1.72%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.72%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) C++
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.86%) Python
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.17%) MCSE
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.31%) CCNA
5 4 (3.45%) CCNP
5 4 (3.45%) MCP
6 2 (1.72%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (1.72%) CCVP
6 2 (1.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) CEH
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Backup Exec
2 9 (7.76%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (4.31%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (4.31%) SCCM
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Nessus
6 1 (0.86%) Nmap
6 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (32.76%) VMware
3 20 (17.24%) Oracle
4 17 (14.66%) Veeam
5 16 (13.79%) IBM
6 15 (12.93%) Cisco
7 12 (10.34%) EMC
7 12 (10.34%) HP
7 12 (10.34%) Veritas
8 11 (9.48%) arcserve
8 11 (9.48%) BEA
8 11 (9.48%) CommVault
8 11 (9.48%) TIBCO
9 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.76%) NetApp
11 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.45%) Forcepoint
12 4 (3.45%) Sybase
13 3 (2.59%) Avaya
13 3 (2.59%) Citrix
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