The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 155 155 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 65 68 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.21% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.31% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 67 91
Average salary £30,250 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
5413 5206 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.44% 93.00% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3779 4080 4437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 25 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Slough -8 8 £25,500 -36.25% 3
Newbury -2 6 £30,250 +2.54% 1
Hungerford +2 4 £24,500 +4.25%
Bracknell -4 2 £36,000 +2.85%
Maidenhead -9 2 £42,500 +88.88%
Wokingham - 2 £23,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 93 (57.41%) SQL
2 72 (44.44%) Windows
3 48 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 46 (28.40%) Oracle
5 43 (26.54%) UNIX
6 41 (25.31%) ITIL
7 37 (22.84%) Degree
8 35 (21.60%) IIS
9 33 (20.37%) Linux
9 33 (20.37%) MS Excel
10 32 (19.75%) HTML
10 32 (19.75%) Microsoft
11 27 (16.67%) Service Management
11 27 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 25 (15.43%) French Language
13 24 (14.81%) Finance
13 24 (14.81%) SLA
14 22 (13.58%) Java
14 22 (13.58%) Computer Science
15 20 (12.35%) VMware
15 20 (12.35%) Internet
16 19 (11.73%) CSS
17 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
17 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
18 16 (9.88%) ITSM
18 16 (9.88%) Active Directory
18 16 (9.88%) XML
18 16 (9.88%) C#
19 15 (9.26%) DB2
19 15 (9.26%) Apache

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (21.60%) IIS
2 15 (9.26%) Apache
3 9 (5.56%) CMS
3 9 (5.56%) Drupal
3 9 (5.56%) Kentico
4 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.09%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.85%) JCAPS
8 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.09%) Exchequer
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (3.09%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.35%) Internet
2 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.02%) DNS
4 12 (7.41%) HTTP
5 8 (4.94%) DHCP
6 4 (2.47%) SMTP
6 4 (2.47%) Firewall
6 4 (2.47%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.47%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (1.23%) NAS
7 2 (1.23%) FTP
7 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.23%) SAN
7 2 (1.23%) SS7
8 1 (0.62%) SMPP
8 1 (0.62%) TCAP
8 1 (0.62%) SCCP
8 1 (0.62%) INAP
8 1 (0.62%) VPN
8 1 (0.62%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.26%) DB2
4 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.09%) MySQL
7 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.23%) Informix
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Subversion
2 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (15.43%) French Language
2 24 (14.81%) Finance
3 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.70%) German Language
5 5 (3.09%) Publishing
5 5 (3.09%) Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.75%) HTML
2 19 (11.73%) CSS
3 16 (9.88%) XML
4 11 (6.79%) .NET
5 10 (6.17%) J2EE
5 10 (6.17%) Web Services
6 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.09%) XSLT
8 4 (2.47%) SOAP
8 4 (2.47%) HTML5
9 3 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.85%) Middleware
10 2 (1.23%) Java EE
10 2 (1.23%) jQuery
10 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.23%) Flash
10 2 (1.23%) MSMQ
10 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.62%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.62%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) Social Media
5 2 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) IVR
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (44.44%) Windows
2 43 (26.54%) UNIX
3 33 (20.37%) Linux
4 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.94%) Solaris
6 4 (2.47%) AIX
6 4 (2.47%) HPUX
6 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) ITIL
2 27 (16.67%) Service Management
3 16 (9.88%) ITSM
4 13 (8.02%) CRM
5 12 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.79%) Time Management
7 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.94%) Software Deployment
8 8 (4.94%) Product Management
9 7 (4.32%) Change Management
10 6 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.70%) Workflow
10 6 (3.70%) ERP
10 6 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.70%) Web Design
11 5 (3.09%) Data Management
11 5 (3.09%) Document Management
11 5 (3.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (57.41%) SQL
2 27 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.58%) Java
4 16 (9.88%) C#
5 13 (8.02%) C++
6 11 (6.79%) VBScript
6 11 (6.79%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.56%) VB
7 9 (5.56%) C
8 8 (4.94%) Perl
9 7 (4.32%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.32%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.85%) sed
10 3 (1.85%) AWK
10 3 (1.85%) Korn
11 2 (1.23%) VB6
11 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.62%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 37 (22.84%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.94%) DV Cleared
2 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.94%) AAT
2 8 (4.94%) CIMA
3 5 (3.09%) ACCA
4 4 (2.47%) CCNA
4 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.85%) RHCE
5 3 (1.85%) MCSE
5 3 (1.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.62%) CCA
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.81%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.85%) QA
4 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.47%) NFS
4 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (5.56%) SCCM
3 8 (4.94%) SCOM
3 8 (4.94%) HP SIM
3 8 (4.94%) WSUS
3 8 (4.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) Oracle
2 32 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.35%) VMware
4 9 (5.56%) Cisco
5 8 (4.94%) HP
5 8 (4.94%) SolarWinds
5 8 (4.94%) ArcSight
5 8 (4.94%) Lumension
6 7 (4.32%) IBM
6 7 (4.32%) Sybase
7 6 (3.70%) Sage
7 6 (3.70%) JBoss
8 5 (3.09%) Pegasus
8 5 (3.09%) Citrix
9 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.47%) Redknee
9 4 (2.47%) F5
10 3 (1.85%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.85%) Sun
10 3 (1.85%) TIBCO
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