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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 108 112 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 75 124 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 2.34% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.44% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 75 114 71
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
3426 5079 5206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.48% 95.67% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2708 4124 3749
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +10 21 £50,000 +11.73%
Slough +25 17 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Maidenhead +7 13 £28,500 -12.30% 3
Bracknell +13 5 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Newbury +8 2 £26,250 +9.37% 1
Hungerford -10 2 £24,000 +1.05% 1
Wokingham - 1 £26,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 80 (52.29%) Windows
2 75 (49.02%) SQL
3 65 (42.48%) SQL Server
4 61 (39.87%) Linux
5 42 (27.45%) Windows Server
6 37 (24.18%) Middleware
6 37 (24.18%) Firewall
6 37 (24.18%) TCP/IP
7 36 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 36 (23.53%) Oracle
8 35 (22.88%) Java
8 35 (22.88%) WebSphere
9 30 (19.61%) Apache
10 29 (18.95%) Active Directory
11 27 (17.65%) JBoss
12 26 (16.99%) Finance
13 25 (16.34%) XML
14 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
15 22 (14.38%) Unix
15 22 (14.38%) .NET
15 22 (14.38%) Relational Database
16 21 (13.73%) ITIL
16 21 (13.73%) MySQL
16 21 (13.73%) Red Hat
17 20 (13.07%) Degree
17 20 (13.07%) JavaScript
18 19 (12.42%) RDBMS
18 19 (12.42%) HTTP
18 19 (12.42%) Bash Shell
18 19 (12.42%) Elasticsearch

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 36 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 35 (22.88%) WebSphere
3 30 (19.61%) Apache
4 27 (17.65%) JBoss
5 19 (12.42%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
7 15 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (9.15%) IIS
9 5 (3.27%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (3.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.65%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (8.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.18%) Firewall
1 37 (24.18%) TCP/IP
2 19 (12.42%) HTTP
3 18 (11.76%) DNS
4 13 (8.50%) LDAP
4 13 (8.50%) NAS
4 13 (8.50%) SAN
5 7 (4.58%) CTI
5 7 (4.58%) SSL
6 4 (2.61%) Network Security
6 4 (2.61%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.96%) WebEx
8 2 (1.31%) VPN
9 1 (0.65%) DHCP
9 1 (0.65%) Internet
9 1 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (42.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.38%) Relational Database
3 21 (13.73%) MySQL
4 19 (12.42%) RDBMS
5 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.27%) DB2
8 5 (3.27%) InfluxDB
9 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.96%) Big Data
10 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.65%) QlikView
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) JIRA
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.31%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Toad
4 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Publishing
2 3 (1.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.31%) Billing
3 2 (1.31%) French Language
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) German Language
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.18%) Middleware
2 25 (16.34%) XML
3 22 (14.38%) .NET
4 17 (11.11%) Web Services
5 16 (10.46%) LAMP
6 14 (9.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (8.50%) CSS
8 12 (7.84%) HTML
9 10 (6.54%) J2EE
10 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 9 (5.88%) XML Messaging
11 7 (4.58%) JSON
12 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.27%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (3.27%) jQuery
14 2 (1.31%) iXBRL
15 1 (0.65%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.54%) iSeries
4 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.58%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.58%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.61%) Derivative
7 4 (2.61%) Xbox
8 3 (1.96%) Clustering
8 3 (1.96%) Fintech
8 3 (1.96%) PKI
9 2 (1.31%) Statistics
10 1 (0.65%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (52.29%) Windows
2 61 (39.87%) Linux
3 42 (27.45%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.38%) Unix
5 18 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (10.46%) CentOS
7 14 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.23%) Android
9 8 (5.23%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.65%) AIX
11 1 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.73%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 17 (11.11%) ERP
4 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.15%) Analytics
5 14 (9.15%) ETL
6 13 (8.50%) Web Operations
7 12 (7.84%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.19%) System Testing
9 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (5.23%) Microservices
10 8 (5.23%) Presales
11 7 (4.58%) Cyber Intelligence
11 7 (4.58%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.92%) Change Management
12 6 (3.92%) MVC
12 6 (3.92%) SOA
13 5 (3.27%) CRM
13 5 (3.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 75 (49.02%) SQL
2 35 (22.88%) Java
3 20 (13.07%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.42%) Bash Shell
5 17 (11.11%) Perl
6 14 (9.15%) C
6 14 (9.15%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.19%) C#
9 9 (5.88%) RPG
9 9 (5.88%) RPG IV
10 6 (3.92%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.61%) Python
13 3 (1.96%) C++
13 3 (1.96%) PHP
14 2 (1.31%) Ruby
14 2 (1.31%) VB
14 2 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 15 (9.80%) CISSP
3 12 (7.84%) CEH
4 9 (5.88%) GCIA
5 8 (5.23%) MCP
6 6 (3.92%) GCIH
7 4 (2.61%) CISA
8 3 (1.96%) MCITP
8 3 (1.96%) MCSA
8 3 (1.96%) MCSE
8 3 (1.96%) MCTS
8 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.31%) AAT
9 2 (1.31%) ACCA
9 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) CCNA
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.50%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.61%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) OpenAM
1 13 (8.50%) Puppet
2 9 (5.88%) Grafana
3 4 (2.61%) Nessus
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) Oracle
2 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.73%) Red Hat
4 16 (10.46%) IBM
5 14 (9.15%) Sun
6 8 (5.23%) LogRhythm
7 6 (3.92%) VMware
8 5 (3.27%) BEA
9 4 (2.61%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.61%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.31%) Citrix
11 1 (0.65%) Adobe
11 1 (0.65%) Apple
11 1 (0.65%) Google
11 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.65%) SAP
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Ext Bens + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% shift premium + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Kronos
Posted: 10 days ago