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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 130 122 163
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 87 90 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 1.60% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.72% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 74 77 61
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.26%
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
4692 5231 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 93.18% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3738 4072
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 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 28 July 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
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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 +15 37 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Maidenhead +30 26 £33,750 -32.50%
Slough -11 9 £23,500 -7.84%
Hungerford +5 4 £22,000 -10.20%
Bracknell +8 3 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Newbury +2 2 £26,500 -24.28% 3
Wokingham -13 1 £42,500 +84.78%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 72 (48.65%) SQL
2 64 (43.24%) Windows
3 46 (31.08%) Linux
4 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 30 (20.27%) Microsoft
6 26 (17.57%) .NET
7 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (16.22%) DNS
9 22 (14.86%) UNIX
9 22 (14.86%) Degree
10 20 (13.51%) Incident Management
10 20 (13.51%) Java
11 19 (12.84%) Python
12 18 (12.16%) Oracle
12 18 (12.16%) Web Services
12 18 (12.16%) Finance
12 18 (12.16%) Computer Science
12 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
13 17 (11.49%) VMware
13 17 (11.49%) Active Directory
13 17 (11.49%) ITIL
13 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.14%) CRM
14 15 (10.14%) JBoss
14 15 (10.14%) SLA
14 15 (10.14%) Cyber Security
15 14 (9.46%) DHCP
15 14 (9.46%) Apache
15 14 (9.46%) XML
16 13 (8.78%) WebLogic

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (10.14%) JBoss
2 14 (9.46%) Apache
3 13 (8.78%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.78%) IIS
3 13 (8.78%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.76%) OpenStack
4 10 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.76%) nginx
5 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Kentico
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.22%) DNS
2 14 (9.46%) DHCP
3 11 (7.43%) SMTP
3 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.76%) HTTP
4 10 (6.76%) LDAP
4 10 (6.76%) SSL
5 6 (4.05%) Network Security
6 5 (3.38%) WebEx
7 3 (2.03%) Internet
7 3 (2.03%) Firewall
8 2 (1.35%) LAN
8 2 (1.35%) WAN
9 1 (0.68%) POP3
9 1 (0.68%) SMS
9 1 (0.68%) VoIP
9 1 (0.68%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.78%) MySQL
3 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.03%) MS Access
9 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.35%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.68%) DB2
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Selenium
1 4 (2.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.16%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Arabic Language
2 4 (2.70%) French Language
2 4 (2.70%) German Language
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.57%) .NET
2 18 (12.16%) Web Services
3 14 (9.46%) XML
4 10 (6.76%) MCollective
5 8 (5.41%) ZeroMQ
5 8 (5.41%) SOAP
6 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.70%) WCF
7 4 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.03%) CSS
8 3 (2.03%) ADO
8 3 (2.03%) HTML
8 3 (2.03%) iXBRL
8 3 (2.03%) JSON
9 2 (1.35%) Ajax
9 2 (1.35%) Middleware
10 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.16%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.05%) NHS
4 4 (2.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.03%) Replication
5 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (43.24%) Windows
2 46 (31.08%) Linux
3 22 (14.86%) UNIX
4 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.38%) CentOS
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) VMS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.51%) Incident Management
2 17 (11.49%) ITIL
3 15 (10.14%) CRM
3 15 (10.14%) Cyber Security
4 11 (7.43%) SIEM
5 10 (6.76%) ERP
5 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.08%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.41%) Service Management
8 6 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.38%) Project Management
9 5 (3.38%) Change Management
9 5 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.38%) Information Security
10 4 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.70%) Automation Testing
10 4 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.65%) SQL
2 20 (13.51%) Java
3 19 (12.84%) Python
4 12 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.76%) Perl
5 10 (6.76%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.76%) C#
6 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.41%) VB
6 8 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.70%) VB6
9 3 (2.03%) C++
10 2 (1.35%) R
10 2 (1.35%) VBScript
10 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) Degree
2 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.08%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.41%) AAT
5 7 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.38%) ACCA
7 4 (2.70%) HND
7 4 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.03%) HNC
8 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.35%) CIMA
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMP
10 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) MCITP
10 1 (0.68%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.76%) Squid
2 10 (6.76%) qmail
3 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) Graphite
1 10 (6.76%) collectd
1 10 (6.76%) logstash
1 10 (6.76%) Puppet
1 10 (6.76%) ZABBIX
1 10 (6.76%) Cacti
1 10 (6.76%) Ganglia
1 10 (6.76%) Nagios
2 6 (4.05%) WSUS
2 6 (4.05%) HP SIM
2 6 (4.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (4.05%) SCCM
2 6 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.16%) Oracle
3 17 (11.49%) VMware
4 10 (6.76%) Splunk
5 7 (4.73%) Citrix
6 6 (4.05%) Lumension
6 6 (4.05%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.05%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.05%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) Meridio
7 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.35%) ESRI
7 2 (1.35%) Informatica
7 2 (1.35%) Veritas
7 2 (1.35%) Remedy
8 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.68%) Sage
8 1 (0.68%) Avaya
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £29600 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago