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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 147 137 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 85 90 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.52% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.63% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 95
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -
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
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +24 43 £32,500 +27.45% 5
Bracknell +3 11 £34,250 -23.46% 1
Slough -18 11 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Newbury +13 8 £34,000 -9.33%
Maidenhead -10 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Hungerford - 1 £24,500 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 97 (55.43%) SQL
2 76 (43.43%) Windows
3 51 (29.14%) SQL Server
4 50 (28.57%) ITIL
5 48 (27.43%) UNIX
6 46 (26.29%) Oracle
7 38 (21.71%) MS Excel
8 36 (20.57%) IIS
9 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 34 (19.43%) Service Management
11 33 (18.86%) HTML
12 31 (17.71%) Degree
13 30 (17.14%) Finance
13 30 (17.14%) Linux
14 25 (14.29%) French Language
15 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
16 23 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.00%) TCP/IP
17 21 (12.00%) Management Information System
17 21 (12.00%) SLA
18 19 (10.86%) Java
18 19 (10.86%) Computer Science
18 19 (10.86%) SaaS
19 18 (10.29%) ITSM
19 18 (10.29%) CSS
20 17 (9.71%) Telecoms
21 16 (9.14%) J2EE
21 16 (9.14%) XML
21 16 (9.14%) VMware
22 15 (8.57%) Subversion

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (20.57%) IIS
2 15 (8.57%) Apache
3 10 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.14%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.57%) CMS
5 8 (4.57%) Drupal
5 8 (4.57%) Kentico
6 6 (3.43%) JBoss
6 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.71%) JCAPS
9 2 (1.14%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Exchequer
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (2.86%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.00%) DNS
2 14 (8.00%) HTTP
3 13 (7.43%) Internet
4 7 (4.00%) DHCP
5 4 (2.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.14%) FTP
6 2 (1.14%) Firewall
6 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.00%) DB2
4 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.14%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Subversion
2 6 (3.43%) Maven
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (17.14%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) French Language
3 17 (9.71%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.29%) Banking
5 6 (3.43%) Back Office
6 4 (2.29%) German Language
7 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.71%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.86%) HTML
2 18 (10.29%) CSS
3 16 (9.14%) J2EE
3 16 (9.14%) XML
4 10 (5.71%) Web Services
5 8 (4.57%) .NET
6 7 (4.00%) Software Packaging
7 6 (3.43%) JSP
8 4 (2.29%) Middleware
9 3 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.14%) XSLT
10 2 (1.14%) Flash
10 2 (1.14%) MSMQ
10 2 (1.14%) jQuery
10 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.14%) HTML5
10 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (1.14%) Java EE
11 1 (0.57%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.86%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 76 (43.43%) Windows
2 48 (27.43%) UNIX
3 30 (17.14%) Linux
4 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.71%) Solaris
9 2 (1.14%) AIX
9 2 (1.14%) HPUX
10 1 (0.57%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.57%) ITIL
2 34 (19.43%) Service Management
3 18 (10.29%) ITSM
4 12 (6.86%) Change Management
5 11 (6.29%) CRM
5 11 (6.29%) Release Management
6 9 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.57%) Workflow
7 8 (4.57%) Time Management
7 8 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.00%) Web Development
8 7 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.43%) ERP
9 6 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.86%) Waterfall
10 5 (2.86%) Software Deployment
10 5 (2.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (55.43%) SQL
2 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.86%) Java
4 15 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.29%) VBScript
6 10 (5.71%) C#
7 9 (5.14%) C++
7 9 (5.14%) VB
7 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.00%) C
9 6 (3.43%) PHP
9 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.86%) sed
10 5 (2.86%) AWK
10 5 (2.86%) Korn
11 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.29%) Perl
12 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) Degree
2 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) AAT
3 8 (4.57%) CIMA
4 7 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.86%) ACCA
5 5 (2.86%) MCSE
5 5 (2.86%) CCNA
5 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCA
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.00%) SLA
2 9 (5.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Active Directory
1 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) SCCM
2 11 (6.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (4.00%) WSUS
3 7 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (4.00%) SCOM
3 7 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 5 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Oracle
2 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.14%) VMware
4 9 (5.14%) IBM
5 7 (4.00%) HP
5 7 (4.00%) Sybase
5 7 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (4.00%) ArcSight
5 7 (4.00%) Lumension
6 6 (3.43%) LANDesk
6 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.86%) Cisco
7 5 (2.86%) Pegasus
7 5 (2.86%) Sage
7 5 (2.86%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.29%) F5
9 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.14%) Symantec
10 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.14%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Package based on skills and experience.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 30 days hol, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 15 days ago