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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 100 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 120 93 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.66% 1.82% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.91% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 113 85 85
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
4338 4868 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.14% 95.39% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3637 3756
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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 +38 69 £50,000 +61.29% 9
Slough +5 15 £47,500 +42.85% 1
Bracknell -1 6 £27,750 -13.28%
Newbury +4 3 £40,000 +46.78% 1
Thatcham - 2 £52,500 -
Maidenhead -12 1 £57,500 +58.62% 3
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 114 (52.53%) SQL
2 112 (51.61%) SQL Server
3 107 (49.31%) .NET
4 85 (39.17%) ITIL
5 83 (38.25%) Windows
6 81 (37.33%) Finance
7 75 (34.56%) Oracle
8 74 (34.10%) WebSphere
9 68 (31.34%) JavaScript
10 63 (29.03%) Tomcat
11 59 (27.19%) XML
12 58 (26.73%) ASP.NET
12 58 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (24.88%) Root Cause Analysis
14 49 (22.58%) MVC
14 49 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (22.12%) Linux
16 47 (21.66%) C#
16 47 (21.66%) Middleware
16 47 (21.66%) Waterfall
17 45 (20.74%) WebSphere MQ
17 45 (20.74%) JBoss
18 44 (20.28%) UML
19 43 (19.82%) SOA
19 43 (19.82%) MySQL
20 41 (18.89%) Apache
21 40 (18.43%) LDAP
21 40 (18.43%) ETL
21 40 (18.43%) Relational Database
22 38 (17.51%) Web Services

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 74 (34.10%) WebSphere
2 63 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 45 (20.74%) JBoss
4 41 (18.89%) Apache
5 34 (15.67%) IIS
6 32 (14.75%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (13.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 23 (10.60%) WebLogic
9 20 (9.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.76%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.76%) Jetty
11 4 (1.84%) nginx
11 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.38%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.84%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.38%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.67%) SaaS
2 33 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.07%) Office 365
4 6 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.43%) LDAP
2 35 (16.13%) HTTP
3 31 (14.29%) Firewall
4 29 (13.36%) NAS
4 29 (13.36%) TCP/IP
5 23 (10.60%) SAN
6 13 (5.99%) SSL
7 9 (4.15%) DNS
7 9 (4.15%) S/MIME
8 6 (2.76%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.30%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.84%) SMTP
10 4 (1.84%) VPN
11 1 (0.46%) DHCP
11 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.46%) FTP
11 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.82%) MySQL
3 40 (18.43%) Relational Database
4 35 (16.13%) RDBMS
5 30 (13.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (11.98%) Toad
2 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (37.33%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.69%) Banking
4 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) French Language
6 1 (0.46%) German Language
6 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (49.31%) .NET
2 59 (27.19%) XML
3 58 (26.73%) ASP.NET
4 49 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (21.66%) Middleware
6 45 (20.74%) WebSphere MQ
7 38 (17.51%) Web Services
8 37 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 37 (17.05%) LAMP
9 36 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 36 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 16 (7.37%) HTML
11 15 (6.91%) CSS
12 6 (2.76%) XSLT
13 4 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (1.84%) MCollective
14 3 (1.38%) Classic ASP
14 3 (1.38%) COM
14 3 (1.38%) DHTML
14 3 (1.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.91%) Driving Licence
3 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.69%) PMI
5 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.76%) NHS
7 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.84%) Clustering
9 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.38%) W3C
10 2 (0.92%) AS400
10 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.92%) Fintech
10 2 (0.92%) iPad
10 2 (0.92%) iSeries
11 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
11 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.25%) Windows
2 48 (22.12%) Linux
3 29 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (12.90%) Unix
5 12 (5.53%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.23%) Android
6 7 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.17%) ITIL
2 58 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (24.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 49 (22.58%) MVC
5 47 (21.66%) Waterfall
6 44 (20.28%) UML
7 43 (19.82%) SOA
8 40 (18.43%) ETL
9 32 (14.75%) Release Management
10 29 (13.36%) Web Operations
11 24 (11.06%) ERP
12 13 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.07%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.15%) Data Security
14 9 (4.15%) PRINCE2
15 8 (3.69%) CRM
15 8 (3.69%) Software Delivery
16 7 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (3.23%) High Availability
16 7 (3.23%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 114 (52.53%) SQL
2 68 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 47 (21.66%) C#
4 37 (17.05%) Perl
5 36 (16.59%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.91%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.61%) Java
8 9 (4.15%) PHP
9 8 (3.69%) VBScript
10 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.23%) VB
11 5 (2.30%) Python
11 5 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.38%) C
12 3 (1.38%) VB6
12 3 (1.38%) VBA
13 2 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (8.76%) Degree
2 8 (3.69%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) AAT
5 1 (0.46%) ACCA
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) QA
2 6 (2.76%) SLA
3 4 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (13.36%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.15%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.76%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.76%) Xen
5 4 (1.84%) qmail
5 4 (1.84%) Squid
6 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (15.21%) Puppet
2 29 (13.36%) OpenAM
3 4 (1.84%) Cacti
3 4 (1.84%) collectd
3 4 (1.84%) Ganglia
3 4 (1.84%) Graphite
3 4 (1.84%) logstash
3 4 (1.84%) Nagios
3 4 (1.84%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 75 (34.56%) Oracle
2 34 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 29 (13.36%) Sun
5 25 (11.52%) VMware
6 19 (8.76%) IBM
7 14 (6.45%) Citrix
8 9 (4.15%) JD Edwards
9 7 (3.23%) SAP
10 4 (1.84%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.84%) Splunk
11 2 (0.92%) IFS
11 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.46%) BMC
12 1 (0.46%) F5
12 1 (0.46%) HP
12 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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