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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 107 166 143
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 111 64 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.29% 1.16% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.22% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 104 63 72
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
4637 5246 5424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.24% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3859 3903
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 28 April 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 +35 57 £50,000 +61.29% 10
Slough +5 13 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Bracknell +1 6 £29,500 -34.44%
Windsor - 5 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +3 4 £30,000 -6.97%
Thatcham - 2 £52,500 -
Newbury -5 1 £28,000 +12.00%
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 127 (55.22%) SQL
2 111 (48.26%) .NET
2 111 (48.26%) SQL Server
3 89 (38.70%) Finance
4 87 (37.83%) ITIL
5 83 (36.09%) Windows
6 80 (34.78%) Oracle
7 78 (33.91%) JavaScript
8 75 (32.61%) WebSphere
9 73 (31.74%) ASP.NET
10 72 (31.30%) XML
11 59 (25.65%) C#
12 58 (25.22%) Tomcat
13 57 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (24.35%) Root Cause Analysis
15 55 (23.91%) Waterfall
15 55 (23.91%) UML
15 55 (23.91%) Middleware
16 53 (23.04%) MVC
16 53 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 52 (22.61%) WebSphere MQ
18 51 (22.17%) ETL
19 47 (20.43%) SOA
20 44 (19.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 44 (19.13%) Linux
21 43 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 39 (16.96%) IIS
23 38 (16.52%) Web Services
23 38 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 35 (15.22%) MySQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 75 (32.61%) WebSphere
2 58 (25.22%) Tomcat
3 39 (16.96%) IIS
4 35 (15.22%) JBoss
5 30 (13.04%) Apache
6 27 (11.74%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (9.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 16 (6.96%) WebLogic
9 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.61%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.61%) Jetty
11 5 (2.17%) nginx
11 5 (2.17%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.30%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) MS Project
4 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.17%) SaaS
2 26 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.61%) Office 365
4 4 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.35%) LDAP
2 28 (12.17%) HTTP
3 23 (10.00%) Firewall
4 21 (9.13%) NAS
4 21 (9.13%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.70%) SSL
6 15 (6.52%) S/MIME
6 15 (6.52%) SAN
7 7 (3.04%) DNS
8 6 (2.61%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.17%) SMTP
9 5 (2.17%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.30%) FTP
11 2 (0.87%) Internet
11 2 (0.87%) VPN
12 1 (0.43%) DHCP
12 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.22%) MySQL
3 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (13.91%) Relational Database
5 27 (11.74%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.04%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (12.17%) Toad
2 7 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (38.70%) Finance
2 10 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.61%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (48.26%) .NET
2 73 (31.74%) ASP.NET
3 72 (31.30%) XML
4 55 (23.91%) Middleware
5 53 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (22.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 44 (19.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 43 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 38 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 38 (16.52%) Web Services
10 30 (13.04%) LAMP
11 23 (10.00%) CSS
12 20 (8.70%) HTML
13 7 (3.04%) DHTML
13 7 (3.04%) SOAP
14 6 (2.61%) XSLT
15 5 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
15 5 (2.17%) MCollective
16 3 (1.30%) Classic ASP
16 3 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.78%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.04%) PMI
5 7 (3.04%) W3C
6 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.61%) NHS
7 4 (1.74%) AS400
7 4 (1.74%) iSeries
8 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.87%) Fintech
9 1 (0.43%) Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (36.09%) Windows
2 44 (19.13%) Linux
3 21 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (8.70%) Unix
5 18 (7.83%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.04%) Android
6 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.83%) ITIL
2 57 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 55 (23.91%) UML
4 55 (23.91%) Waterfall
5 53 (23.04%) MVC
6 51 (22.17%) ETL
7 47 (20.43%) SOA
8 35 (15.22%) Release Management
9 22 (9.57%) ERP
10 21 (9.13%) Web Operations
11 15 (6.52%) Data Security
12 13 (5.65%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.35%) Problem Management
14 9 (3.91%) Change Management
14 9 (3.91%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.48%) Configuration Management
15 8 (3.48%) CRM
15 8 (3.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 127 (55.22%) SQL
2 78 (33.91%) JavaScript
3 59 (25.65%) C#
4 30 (13.04%) Perl
5 29 (12.61%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.39%) VB
7 10 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.91%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.91%) PHP
9 7 (3.04%) C
9 7 (3.04%) Java
9 7 (3.04%) VB6
9 7 (3.04%) VBScript
10 6 (2.61%) Python
11 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.87%) C++
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.70%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) AAT
5 2 (0.87%) ACCA
5 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
2 7 (3.04%) SLA
3 5 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.13%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.61%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.61%) Xen
5 5 (2.17%) qmail
5 5 (2.17%) Squid
6 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (12.17%) Puppet
2 23 (10.00%) OpenAM
3 5 (2.17%) Cacti
3 5 (2.17%) collectd
3 5 (2.17%) Ganglia
3 5 (2.17%) Graphite
3 5 (2.17%) logstash
3 5 (2.17%) Nagios
3 5 (2.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 80 (34.78%) Oracle
2 30 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (12.17%) IBM
4 24 (10.43%) Red Hat
5 21 (9.13%) Sun
5 21 (9.13%) VMware
6 12 (5.22%) Citrix
6 12 (5.22%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.17%) Splunk
8 4 (1.74%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.87%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) BMC
10 1 (0.43%) F5
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) Laserfiche
10 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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