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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 162 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 61 86 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.51% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.62% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 87
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
4988 5314 5007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.49% 93.31% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3674 3878 3924
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
Reading -12 31 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Maidenhead +4 13 £35,000 +16.66%
Slough +4 10 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Newbury +11 3 £25,000 -
Bracknell -6 2 £43,750 +59.09%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 94 (68.61%) SQL
2 51 (37.23%) Windows
3 46 (33.58%) Linux
4 33 (24.09%) Finance
4 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
5 32 (23.36%) UNIX
6 30 (21.90%) Oracle
7 25 (18.25%) XML
7 25 (18.25%) .NET
8 23 (16.79%) CRM
9 21 (15.33%) PL/SQL
9 21 (15.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (15.33%) Oracle Database
10 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
10 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
11 16 (11.68%) ITIL
11 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
12 15 (10.95%) Java
12 15 (10.95%) Degree
13 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
13 14 (10.22%) IIS
14 13 (9.49%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (8.76%) ERP
15 12 (8.76%) HTML
15 12 (8.76%) Active Directory
15 12 (8.76%) Project Management
16 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
17 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
17 10 (7.30%) Line Management
17 10 (7.30%) Python

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 14 (10.22%) IIS
2 8 (5.84%) Kentico
2 8 (5.84%) JBoss
3 7 (5.11%) CMS
3 7 (5.11%) Drupal
4 6 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.92%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.73%) WordPress
7 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.19%) Exchequer
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.19%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.92%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) Internet
3 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.46%) SNMP
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) SMS
4 1 (0.73%) VoIP
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.49%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.19%) MS Access
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.46%) MySQL
7 2 (1.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
1 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.92%) Selenium
1 4 (2.92%) Subversion
1 4 (2.92%) Maven
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Arabic Language
3 4 (2.92%) French Language
3 4 (2.92%) German Language
3 4 (2.92%) Publishing
3 4 (2.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.46%) Advertising
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.73%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Legal
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) XML
1 25 (18.25%) .NET
2 12 (8.76%) HTML
3 8 (5.84%) CSS
3 8 (5.84%) SOAP
3 8 (5.84%) Web Services
4 7 (5.11%) J2EE
4 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.38%) XSLT
6 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.92%) WCF
6 4 (2.92%) Ajax
6 4 (2.92%) JSP
7 3 (2.19%) JSON
7 3 (2.19%) HTML5
8 2 (1.46%) Spring
8 2 (1.46%) XSD
8 2 (1.46%) XSL
9 1 (0.73%) WinForms
9 1 (0.73%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.19%) User Experience
3 3 (2.19%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.46%) New Media
4 2 (1.46%) NHS
4 2 (1.46%) GIS
4 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.23%) Windows
2 46 (33.58%) Linux
3 32 (23.36%) UNIX
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) CentOS
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) VMS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.73%) Solaris
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) CRM
2 16 (11.68%) ITIL
3 12 (8.76%) ERP
3 12 (8.76%) Project Management
4 10 (7.30%) Line Management
5 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.57%) Cyber Security
6 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.65%) Web Development
6 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.92%) Automation Testing
7 4 (2.92%) Web Design
7 4 (2.92%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.92%) Change Management
7 4 (2.92%) Service Management
7 4 (2.92%) Scrum
8 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.19%) Coaching
8 3 (2.19%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 94 (68.61%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) PL/SQL
3 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.95%) Java
5 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.30%) Python
6 8 (5.84%) C#
6 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.11%) VB
8 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.65%) C++
10 4 (2.92%) Delphi
10 4 (2.92%) PHP
10 4 (2.92%) VBA
10 4 (2.92%) Pascal
11 2 (1.46%) VB6
11 2 (1.46%) XPath
11 2 (1.46%) VBScript
12 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Degree
2 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.65%) HND
6 3 (2.19%) HNC
6 3 (2.19%) AAT
7 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) CIMA
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.73%) ACCA
8 1 (0.73%) MCP
8 1 (0.73%) MCITP
8 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Oracle
2 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.92%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.92%) IBM
4 4 (2.92%) Sage
4 4 (2.92%) Citrix
4 4 (2.92%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.19%) VMware
6 2 (1.46%) ESRI
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.73%) Avaya
7 1 (0.73%) Informatica
7 1 (0.73%) HP
7 1 (0.73%) Sun
7 1 (0.73%) Remedy
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco
7 1 (0.73%) Redknee
7 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.73%) Peoplefluent
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago