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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 130 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 85 96 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 1.75% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.88% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 78 79 84
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
4685 5099 4876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.16% 92.78% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3512 3703 3869
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 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 26 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 +5 44 £32,500 +18.18% 6
Maidenhead +13 18 £36,250 +20.83% 4
Slough +5 13 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Newbury +4 4 £27,250 -22.14% 1
Bracknell 0 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Hungerford -5 2 - - 2
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 87 (57.62%) SQL
2 60 (39.74%) Windows
3 48 (31.79%) Linux
4 38 (25.17%) SQL Server
5 32 (21.19%) UNIX
5 32 (21.19%) Finance
6 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
7 26 (17.22%) .NET
8 25 (16.56%) Oracle
8 25 (16.56%) XML
9 20 (13.25%) CRM
10 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
10 18 (11.92%) PL/SQL
10 18 (11.92%) Java
10 18 (11.92%) JavaScript
10 18 (11.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (11.92%) Oracle Database
11 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (11.26%) Degree
12 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
12 16 (10.60%) IIS
12 16 (10.60%) Active Directory
13 15 (9.93%) ITIL
14 14 (9.27%) ERP
15 13 (8.61%) Cyber Security
16 12 (7.95%) Python
17 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (7.28%) SLA
18 10 (6.62%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (6.62%) Web Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 16 (10.60%) IIS
2 9 (5.96%) JBoss
3 8 (5.30%) Kentico
4 7 (4.64%) CMS
4 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.64%) Drupal
5 5 (3.31%) Apache
5 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.32%) nginx
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.66%) WordPress
8 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.99%) GoldMine
2 3 (1.99%) Exchequer
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (4.64%) DNS
2 4 (2.65%) DHCP
2 4 (2.65%) Firewall
2 4 (2.65%) Network Security
3 3 (1.99%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) SMTP
4 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (1.32%) SNMP
4 2 (1.32%) SSL
4 2 (1.32%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) SMS
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.65%) MySQL
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.99%) DB2
7 3 (1.99%) MS Access
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Selenium
1 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
2 2 (1.32%) Maven
3 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (21.19%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.64%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Arabic Language
3 4 (2.65%) French Language
3 4 (2.65%) German Language
3 4 (2.65%) Back Office
3 4 (2.65%) Publishing
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Local Government
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.22%) .NET
2 25 (16.56%) XML
3 10 (6.62%) HTML
3 10 (6.62%) Web Services
4 8 (5.30%) SOAP
4 8 (5.30%) CSS
5 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.97%) XSLT
6 5 (3.31%) J2EE
7 4 (2.65%) WCF
7 4 (2.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.99%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (1.99%) JSON
8 3 (1.99%) HTML5
9 2 (1.32%) Spring
9 2 (1.32%) Ajax
9 2 (1.32%) XSD
9 2 (1.32%) XSL
9 2 (1.32%) JSP
9 2 (1.32%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.97%) NHS
4 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.99%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) GIS
5 2 (1.32%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.32%) New Media
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.74%) Windows
2 48 (31.79%) Linux
3 32 (21.19%) UNIX
4 6 (3.97%) CentOS
5 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.25%) CRM
2 15 (9.93%) ITIL
3 14 (9.27%) ERP
4 13 (8.61%) Cyber Security
5 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.62%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.96%) Project Management
8 8 (5.30%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.64%) SIEM
9 7 (4.64%) Line Management
10 5 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.31%) Web Development
11 4 (2.65%) Scrum
11 4 (2.65%) Web Design
11 4 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.65%) Change Management
11 4 (2.65%) Service Management
11 4 (2.65%) Automation Testing
11 4 (2.65%) People Management
12 3 (1.99%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 87 (57.62%) SQL
2 18 (11.92%) Java
2 18 (11.92%) JavaScript
2 18 (11.92%) PL/SQL
3 12 (7.95%) Python
4 9 (5.96%) C#
5 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.30%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.30%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.64%) VB
7 6 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.31%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) Delphi
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) VBA
9 2 (1.32%) VBScript
9 2 (1.32%) VB6
9 2 (1.32%) XPath
9 2 (1.32%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) Degree
2 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.31%) AAT
6 5 (3.31%) HND
7 3 (1.99%) HNC
8 1 (0.66%) MCP
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.66%) ACCA
8 1 (0.66%) CIMA
8 1 (0.66%) MCITP
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) qmail
3 2 (1.32%) Squid
4 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) SCCM
2 3 (1.99%) SCOM
2 3 (1.99%) WSUS
2 3 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.99%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) collectd
3 2 (1.32%) logstash
3 2 (1.32%) Graphite
3 2 (1.32%) Nagios
3 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.32%) Cacti
3 2 (1.32%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.56%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) VMware
4 6 (3.97%) Citrix
5 5 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.65%) Pegasus
6 4 (2.65%) Sage
6 4 (2.65%) HP
7 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.99%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.99%) Lumension
8 2 (1.32%) Splunk
8 2 (1.32%) ESRI
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) Sybase
9 1 (0.66%) Sun
9 1 (0.66%) Remedy
9 1 (0.66%) Avaya
Slough, Berkshire
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Just outside Newbury, Berkshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £24k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hungerford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive Depending On Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, health
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago