The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 114 160 154
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 88 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.07% 1.33% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.38% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 87 59 72
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
4072 5057 5546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.90% 95.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3204 4025 3785
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 33 £55,000 +22.90% 1
Maidenhead +1 17 £40,000 +8.10%
Slough +23 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bracknell -6 7 £40,000 +18.51%
Hungerford +1 3 £25,500 -
Newbury +1 2 £28,750 +15.00%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 146 (62.13%) SQL Server
2 114 (48.51%) SQL
3 107 (45.53%) Windows
4 88 (37.45%) Linux
5 81 (34.47%) .NET
6 76 (32.34%) ITIL
7 72 (30.64%) WebSphere
8 66 (28.09%) Oracle
9 63 (26.81%) TCP/IP
9 63 (26.81%) Finance
10 62 (26.38%) Firewall
11 59 (25.11%) Tomcat
12 58 (24.68%) JBoss
13 57 (24.26%) Apache
14 55 (23.40%) Middleware
15 53 (22.55%) MySQL
16 50 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (20.85%) JavaScript
18 47 (20.00%) WebLogic
18 47 (20.00%) Relational Database
19 46 (19.57%) SOA
20 45 (19.15%) Windows Server
21 44 (18.72%) Web Services
22 43 (18.30%) Perl
22 43 (18.30%) LDAP
22 43 (18.30%) LAMP
22 43 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
23 42 (17.87%) SaaS
23 42 (17.87%) RDBMS
23 42 (17.87%) ASP.NET

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (30.64%) WebSphere
2 59 (25.11%) Tomcat
3 58 (24.68%) JBoss
4 57 (24.26%) Apache
5 47 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 37 (15.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 32 (13.62%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (11.06%) IIS
9 19 (8.09%) SharePoint
10 15 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (5.96%) nginx
12 7 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (2.55%) MQSeries
14 4 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (1.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.13%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (17.87%) SaaS
3 9 (3.83%) Office 365
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.81%) TCP/IP
2 62 (26.38%) Firewall
3 43 (18.30%) LDAP
4 41 (17.45%) HTTP
5 33 (14.04%) NAS
5 33 (14.04%) SAN
6 16 (6.81%) DNS
7 8 (3.40%) VPN
8 5 (2.13%) Network Security
9 4 (1.70%) SMTP
9 4 (1.70%) SSL
9 4 (1.70%) WebEx
9 4 (1.70%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.43%) DHCP
10 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (62.13%) SQL Server
2 53 (22.55%) MySQL
3 47 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 42 (17.87%) RDBMS
5 35 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.83%) Big Data
6 9 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.70%) DB2
7 4 (1.70%) InfluxDB
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.23%) Toad
2 4 (1.70%) JIRA
3 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 63 (26.81%) Finance
2 20 (8.51%) Banking
3 8 (3.40%) Games
3 8 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.47%) .NET
2 55 (23.40%) Middleware
3 44 (18.72%) Web Services
4 43 (18.30%) LAMP
5 42 (17.87%) ASP.NET
6 38 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (16.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 37 (15.74%) XML
8 19 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 19 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 19 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (5.96%) HTML
10 11 (4.68%) ZeroMQ
11 7 (2.98%) CSS
12 6 (2.55%) J2EE
13 4 (1.70%) COM
13 4 (1.70%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (1.70%) MCollective
13 4 (1.70%) XML Messaging
14 2 (0.85%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.91%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.68%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (4.68%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.40%) PMI
5 8 (3.40%) Xbox
6 5 (2.13%) Clustering
7 4 (1.70%) iSeries
8 3 (1.28%) PKI
9 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Fintech
10 1 (0.43%) iPad
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (45.53%) Windows
2 88 (37.45%) Linux
3 45 (19.15%) Windows Server
4 41 (17.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (15.32%) Unix
6 23 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (7.23%) CentOS
9 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.34%) ITIL
2 50 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.57%) SOA
4 38 (16.17%) MVC
5 33 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 33 (14.04%) Web Operations
6 32 (13.62%) Waterfall
7 25 (10.64%) UML
8 24 (10.21%) ETL
9 20 (8.51%) Presales
10 19 (8.09%) Analytics
10 19 (8.09%) ERP
11 18 (7.66%) Release Management
12 16 (6.81%) SIEM
13 15 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.68%) E-Commerce
16 10 (4.26%) Problem Management
17 9 (3.83%) SAP Implementation
17 9 (3.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (48.51%) SQL
2 49 (20.85%) JavaScript
3 43 (18.30%) Perl
4 38 (16.17%) PowerShell
5 35 (14.89%) C#
6 33 (14.04%) Bash Shell
7 31 (13.19%) Java
8 17 (7.23%) T-SQL
9 15 (6.38%) C
10 10 (4.26%) Python
11 8 (3.40%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.55%) C++
12 6 (2.55%) Tcl
12 6 (2.55%) VBScript
13 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.70%) PHP
14 4 (1.70%) RPG
14 4 (1.70%) RPG IV
14 4 (1.70%) VBA
15 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.51%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.40%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.70%) CEH
4 4 (1.70%) CISA
4 4 (1.70%) CISSP
4 4 (1.70%) GCIH
4 4 (1.70%) MCP
5 2 (0.85%) AAT
5 2 (0.85%) ACCA
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) CCNA
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) QA
2 7 (2.98%) SLA
3 4 (1.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (14.04%) Oracle RAC
2 27 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.70%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.70%) qmail
4 4 (1.70%) Squid
5 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (14.47%) Puppet
2 30 (12.77%) OpenAM
3 4 (1.70%) Cacti
3 4 (1.70%) collectd
3 4 (1.70%) Ganglia
3 4 (1.70%) Graphite
3 4 (1.70%) logstash
3 4 (1.70%) Nagios
3 4 (1.70%) Nessus
3 4 (1.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (28.09%) Oracle
2 37 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 34 (14.47%) Red Hat
4 33 (14.04%) Sun
5 19 (8.09%) VMware
6 12 (5.11%) LogRhythm
7 10 (4.26%) IBM
8 9 (3.83%) SAP
9 8 (3.40%) Apple
9 8 (3.40%) Google
10 7 (2.98%) Citrix
11 5 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.70%) BEA
12 4 (1.70%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.70%) Splunk
13 3 (1.28%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.85%) Cisco
14 2 (0.85%) IFS
14 2 (0.85%) Juniper
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