The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.13% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £35,500 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.41% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 496 557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.33% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 295 449 440
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Slough

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Slough

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Slough over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Support in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Slough region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Raphaël
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Paxata
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau