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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 123 151 157
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 103 77 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 1.41% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.47% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 93 68 56
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +4 35 £41,000 +36.66% 4
Slough +7 22 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Maidenhead +1 9 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Bracknell +1 7 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Newbury +21 1 £24,000 +9.09%
Hungerford +3 1 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (51.98%) SQL
2 82 (40.59%) SQL Server
3 69 (34.16%) Windows
4 62 (30.69%) ITIL
4 62 (30.69%) Finance
5 59 (29.21%) XML
5 59 (29.21%) .NET
6 55 (27.23%) JavaScript
7 54 (26.73%) ASP.NET
8 47 (23.27%) Oracle
9 46 (22.77%) Linux
10 45 (22.28%) C#
10 45 (22.28%) Middleware
11 43 (21.29%) Tomcat
11 43 (21.29%) WebSphere
12 42 (20.79%) UML
13 40 (19.80%) ETL
13 40 (19.80%) WebSphere MQ
14 39 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (19.31%) Waterfall
14 39 (19.31%) Root Cause Analysis
15 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (17.33%) MVC
16 33 (16.34%) IIS
16 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 31 (15.35%) SOA
18 29 (14.36%) Windows Server
19 28 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 28 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (21.29%) Tomcat
1 43 (21.29%) WebSphere
2 33 (16.34%) IIS
3 21 (10.40%) JBoss
4 20 (9.90%) Apache
5 12 (5.94%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (4.46%) nginx
6 9 (4.46%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.97%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.97%) Jetty
8 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.97%) MS Office
3 4 (1.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.45%) SaaS
2 10 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.90%) SSL
2 19 (9.41%) DNS
3 17 (8.42%) LDAP
4 13 (6.44%) HTTP
5 11 (5.45%) S/MIME
6 10 (4.95%) SMTP
6 10 (4.95%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.46%) Internet
8 6 (2.97%) DHCP
8 6 (2.97%) Firewall
8 6 (2.97%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.48%) Network Security
9 5 (2.48%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.98%) FTP
11 3 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (1.49%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.49%) LAN
11 3 (1.49%) WAN
11 3 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (40.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.42%) MySQL
4 16 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.99%) Big Data
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.50%) MS Access
11 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.91%) Toad
2 7 (3.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (30.69%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Banking
2 10 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.49%) Front Office
4 3 (1.49%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Advertising
5 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.21%) .NET
1 59 (29.21%) XML
2 54 (26.73%) ASP.NET
3 45 (22.28%) Middleware
4 40 (19.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 28 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 20 (9.90%) Web Services
9 18 (8.91%) HTML
10 17 (8.42%) CSS
11 16 (7.92%) LAMP
12 9 (4.46%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (4.46%) MCollective
12 9 (4.46%) ZeroMQ
13 7 (3.47%) DHTML
13 7 (3.47%) SOAP
14 3 (1.49%) J2EE
14 3 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.96%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.47%) W3C
7 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.97%) NHS
8 4 (1.98%) AS400
8 4 (1.98%) iSeries
9 3 (1.49%) Clustering
9 3 (1.49%) PMI
9 3 (1.49%) Replication
10 2 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.50%) Fintech
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.16%) Windows
2 46 (22.77%) Linux
3 29 (14.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (10.40%) Unix
5 7 (3.47%) CentOS
6 6 (2.97%) Android
6 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) VMS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.69%) ITIL
2 42 (20.79%) UML
3 40 (19.80%) ETL
4 39 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (19.31%) Root Cause Analysis
4 39 (19.31%) Waterfall
5 35 (17.33%) MVC
6 31 (15.35%) SOA
7 24 (11.88%) Release Management
8 22 (10.89%) Incident Management
9 16 (7.92%) ERP
10 13 (6.44%) Presales
11 12 (5.94%) CRM
11 12 (5.94%) High Availability
11 12 (5.94%) ITIL V3
11 12 (5.94%) Resource Management
12 11 (5.45%) Data Security
12 11 (5.45%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.95%) Change Management
13 10 (4.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (51.98%) SQL
2 55 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.28%) C#
4 25 (12.38%) VB
5 18 (8.91%) Perl
6 12 (5.94%) C
7 11 (5.45%) Java
7 11 (5.45%) Python
8 10 (4.95%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.96%) PHP
11 7 (3.47%) VB6
12 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.98%) C++
13 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.37%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.99%) AAT
5 2 (0.99%) ACCA
5 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.46%) qmail
2 9 (4.46%) Squid
3 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.97%) VirtualBox
3 6 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.97%) Xen
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (5.94%) Puppet
2 9 (4.46%) Cacti
2 9 (4.46%) collectd
2 9 (4.46%) Ganglia
2 9 (4.46%) Graphite
2 9 (4.46%) logstash
2 9 (4.46%) Nagios
2 9 (4.46%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.98%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.49%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (23.27%) Oracle
2 24 (11.88%) IBM
3 22 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.42%) VMware
5 9 (4.46%) Splunk
6 7 (3.47%) Citrix
6 7 (3.47%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.49%) BancTec
8 3 (1.49%) F5
9 2 (0.99%) Google
9 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.50%) Apple
10 1 (0.50%) Laserfiche
10 1 (0.50%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.50%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Sun
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