The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 127 163 116
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 85 60 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.09% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.17% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 78
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5161 5117 5658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.29% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3689 4070 4765
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bracknell +3 16 £35,000 - 1
Reading -6 15 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Slough +4 10 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Newbury 0 8 £32,750 +13.91% 3
Wokingham - 4 £23,000 -
Hungerford +2 3 £24,500 +4.25%
Maidenhead -11 3 £50,000 +122.22%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 91 (54.82%) SQL
2 76 (45.78%) Windows
3 48 (28.92%) SQL Server
4 45 (27.11%) UNIX
5 42 (25.30%) Oracle
6 40 (24.10%) Linux
6 40 (24.10%) Microsoft
7 39 (23.49%) MS Excel
8 37 (22.29%) HTML
9 36 (21.69%) ITIL
10 35 (21.08%) Degree
11 34 (20.48%) IIS
12 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
13 26 (15.66%) Java
14 25 (15.06%) Finance
15 24 (14.46%) SLA
16 23 (13.86%) French Language
17 22 (13.25%) Internet
18 21 (12.65%) Computer Science
18 21 (12.65%) VMware
19 19 (11.45%) Service Management
19 19 (11.45%) C#
19 19 (11.45%) CSS
19 19 (11.45%) XML
20 18 (10.84%) Relational Database
21 17 (10.24%) Apache
22 16 (9.64%) .NET
23 15 (9.04%) C++
23 15 (9.04%) SaaS
24 14 (8.43%) CRM

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (20.48%) IIS
2 17 (10.24%) Apache
3 11 (6.63%) Kentico
4 10 (6.02%) CMS
4 10 (6.02%) Drupal
5 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.61%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.81%) JCAPS
8 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 39 (23.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.41%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (2.41%) GoldMine
2 4 (2.41%) Exchequer
3 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.25%) Internet
2 13 (7.83%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.23%) DNS
4 9 (5.42%) HTTP
5 8 (4.82%) DHCP
6 5 (3.01%) SMTP
7 4 (2.41%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.41%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (1.81%) Firewall
9 2 (1.20%) NAS
9 2 (1.20%) SAN
9 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.20%) SS7
9 2 (1.20%) FTP
10 1 (0.60%) M3UA
10 1 (0.60%) LDAP
10 1 (0.60%) ADSL
10 1 (0.60%) Broadband
10 1 (0.60%) SMS
10 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.23%) DB2
5 8 (4.82%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.82%) MySQL
6 2 (1.20%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Informix
6 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (15.06%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) French Language
3 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.01%) German Language
5 5 (3.01%) Publishing
5 5 (3.01%) Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Back Office
7 3 (1.81%) Automotive
8 2 (1.20%) Law
8 2 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.29%) HTML
2 19 (11.45%) CSS
2 19 (11.45%) XML
3 16 (9.64%) .NET
4 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.42%) Web Services
6 7 (4.22%) XSLT
7 6 (3.61%) J2EE
8 5 (3.01%) HTML5
9 4 (2.41%) SOAP
10 3 (1.81%) Middleware
10 3 (1.81%) LAMP
11 2 (1.20%) Java EE
11 2 (1.20%) Flash
11 2 (1.20%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (0.60%) jQuery
12 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.60%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.42%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.81%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) Social Media
7 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.20%) GIS
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 76 (45.78%) Windows
2 45 (27.11%) UNIX
3 40 (24.10%) Linux
4 8 (4.82%) Solaris
5 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.41%) AIX
6 4 (2.41%) HPUX
7 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.69%) ITIL
2 19 (11.45%) Service Management
3 14 (8.43%) CRM
4 12 (7.23%) ITSM
5 11 (6.63%) Time Management
6 10 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.42%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.82%) Software Deployment
8 8 (4.82%) Web Design
8 8 (4.82%) Product Management
9 6 (3.61%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.61%) Software Testing
9 6 (3.61%) Web Development
9 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.01%) ERP
10 5 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.01%) Data Management
11 4 (2.41%) ETL
12 3 (1.81%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (54.82%) SQL
2 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.66%) Java
4 19 (11.45%) C#
5 15 (9.04%) C++
6 11 (6.63%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.42%) VB
7 9 (5.42%) C
7 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.82%) Perl
9 7 (4.22%) VBScript
10 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.81%) PHP
14 2 (1.20%) VB6
14 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.60%) ABAP
15 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (21.08%) Degree
2 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.82%) DV Cleared
2 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) CIMA
3 7 (4.22%) AAT
4 4 (2.41%) ACCA
5 3 (1.81%) CCNA
5 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.81%) RHCE
5 3 (1.81%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.60%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.41%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (4.82%) WSUS
2 8 (4.82%) SCCM
2 8 (4.82%) SCOM
2 8 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (4.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (25.30%) Oracle
2 40 (24.10%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.65%) VMware
4 9 (5.42%) Cisco
5 8 (4.82%) ArcSight
5 8 (4.82%) Lumension
5 8 (4.82%) SolarWinds
5 8 (4.82%) HP
6 7 (4.22%) Sybase
7 6 (3.61%) JBoss
8 5 (3.01%) Citrix
8 5 (3.01%) Sage
9 4 (2.41%) Redknee
9 4 (2.41%) F5
9 4 (2.41%) Pegasus
9 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.41%) IBM
10 3 (1.81%) Sun
10 3 (1.81%) Juniper
10 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
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