The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 135 144 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.088% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £45,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
Applications Support Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the Reading region.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
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