The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 96 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 130 91 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.93% 1.82% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.90% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 121 76 83
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,750 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,875 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4285 4787 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.71% 95.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3466 3632 3714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Berkshire region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +42 68 £48,000 +23.87% 3
Slough +19 16 £47,500 +97.91% 2
Maidenhead -15 16 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hungerford -12 6 £25,250 +14.77% 2
Bracknell -5 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Newbury +5 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Applications 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 Berkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 149 (61.57%) SQL Server
2 124 (51.24%) SQL
3 106 (43.80%) .NET
4 102 (42.15%) Windows
5 85 (35.12%) ITIL
6 84 (34.71%) Finance
7 80 (33.06%) Linux
8 78 (32.23%) WebSphere
9 68 (28.10%) Oracle
10 64 (26.45%) Tomcat
11 60 (24.79%) TCP/IP
12 59 (24.38%) Apache
13 58 (23.97%) JBoss
13 58 (23.97%) MySQL
13 58 (23.97%) JavaScript
13 58 (23.97%) Firewall
14 56 (23.14%) SOA
14 56 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (21.90%) Relational Database
16 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET
17 49 (20.25%) Perl
17 49 (20.25%) LDAP
17 49 (20.25%) Middleware
17 49 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
18 48 (19.83%) Web Services
18 48 (19.83%) SaaS
19 47 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (19.42%) RDBMS
19 47 (19.42%) MVC
19 47 (19.42%) LAMP

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 78 (32.23%) WebSphere
2 64 (26.45%) Tomcat
3 59 (24.38%) Apache
4 58 (23.97%) JBoss
5 41 (16.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 40 (16.53%) WebLogic
7 39 (16.12%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (10.74%) IIS
9 22 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 14 (5.79%) nginx
11 11 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.48%) MQSeries
13 5 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
15 3 (1.24%) MS Project Server
16 2 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
17 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Dynamics GP
1 7 (2.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.07%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (19.83%) SaaS
3 12 (4.96%) Office 365
4 6 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.48%) PaaS
5 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.79%) TCP/IP
2 58 (23.97%) Firewall
3 49 (20.25%) LDAP
4 45 (18.60%) HTTP
5 39 (16.12%) NAS
6 33 (13.64%) SAN
7 12 (4.96%) DNS
8 8 (3.31%) SSL
9 7 (2.89%) VPN
10 4 (1.65%) S/MIME
10 4 (1.65%) SMTP
11 1 (0.41%) FTP
11 1 (0.41%) Network Security
11 1 (0.41%) SMS
11 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (61.57%) SQL Server
2 58 (23.97%) MySQL
3 53 (21.90%) Relational Database
4 47 (19.42%) RDBMS
5 30 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.72%) Big Data
6 9 (3.72%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.83%) DB2
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Toad
General
1 84 (34.71%) Finance
2 20 (8.26%) Banking
3 11 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.31%) Games
6 4 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (43.80%) .NET
2 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET
3 49 (20.25%) Middleware
4 48 (19.83%) Web Services
5 47 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (19.42%) LAMP
6 44 (18.18%) XML
7 40 (16.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 25 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 25 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 15 (6.20%) HTML
11 11 (4.55%) ZeroMQ
12 9 (3.72%) CSS
13 6 (2.48%) XSLT
14 5 (2.07%) COM
15 4 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
15 4 (1.65%) MCollective
16 3 (1.24%) Classic ASP
17 2 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.33%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.37%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.31%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (3.31%) PMI
5 5 (2.07%) Clustering
5 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) Xbox
6 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.83%) Fintech
6 2 (0.83%) iPad
6 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (42.15%) Windows
2 80 (33.06%) Linux
3 45 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (15.70%) Unix
5 29 (11.98%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.20%) CentOS
7 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.12%) ITIL
2 56 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.14%) SOA
3 47 (19.42%) MVC
4 46 (19.01%) Root Cause Analysis
5 39 (16.12%) Waterfall
5 39 (16.12%) Web Operations
6 32 (13.22%) UML
7 26 (10.74%) ETL
8 25 (10.33%) ERP
9 24 (9.92%) Release Management
10 17 (7.02%) Presales
11 16 (6.61%) Analytics
12 13 (5.37%) SIEM
12 13 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.55%) Problem Management
14 9 (3.72%) SAP Implementation
14 9 (3.72%) Scrum
15 8 (3.31%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 124 (51.24%) SQL
2 58 (23.97%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.25%) Perl
4 44 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 40 (16.53%) C#
6 26 (10.74%) Java
7 25 (10.33%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.13%) Python
10 8 (3.31%) VBScript
11 7 (2.89%) C
12 6 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.48%) Tcl
13 5 (2.07%) C++
14 3 (1.24%) PHP
14 3 (1.24%) VBA
15 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (8.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.13%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.83%) AAT
4 2 (0.83%) ACCA
4 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
2 6 (2.48%) SLA
3 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (16.12%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.65%) qmail
3 4 (1.65%) Squid
4 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.24%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (16.53%) Puppet
2 36 (14.88%) OpenAM
3 4 (1.65%) Cacti
3 4 (1.65%) collectd
3 4 (1.65%) Ganglia
3 4 (1.65%) Graphite
3 4 (1.65%) logstash
3 4 (1.65%) Nagios
3 4 (1.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (28.10%) Oracle
2 39 (16.12%) Red Hat
2 39 (16.12%) Sun
3 37 (15.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.85%) VMware
5 9 (3.72%) SAP
6 8 (3.31%) Apple
6 8 (3.31%) Citrix
6 8 (3.31%) Google
7 7 (2.89%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.48%) IBM
9 5 (2.07%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.65%) Splunk
11 3 (1.24%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.83%) BEA
12 2 (0.83%) Cisco
12 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.83%) IFS
12 2 (0.83%) Juniper
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago