The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 120 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 24 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.99% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.08% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 9
Average salary £44,750 £37,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.33% +70.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,075 £24,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
Applications Support
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
2098 2320 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.91% 92.21% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1643 1679
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £74,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Reading

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) Python
3 19 (27.14%) DNS
4 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (24.29%) JBoss
4 17 (24.29%) VMware
4 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
4 17 (24.29%) Degree
5 16 (22.86%) Perl
6 15 (21.43%) MySQL
6 15 (21.43%) WebLogic
6 15 (21.43%) Apache
6 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
6 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (18.57%) Graphite
7 13 (18.57%) ZABBIX
7 13 (18.57%) Cacti
7 13 (18.57%) Ganglia
7 13 (18.57%) qmail
7 13 (18.57%) nginx
7 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (18.57%) Puppet
7 13 (18.57%) Splunk
7 13 (18.57%) OpenStack
7 13 (18.57%) MCollective
7 13 (18.57%) collectd
7 13 (18.57%) logstash
7 13 (18.57%) Web Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (24.29%) JBoss
2 15 (21.43%) Apache
2 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 15 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 13 (18.57%) nginx
3 13 (18.57%) OpenStack
4 8 (11.43%) IIS
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) DNS
2 13 (18.57%) SSL
2 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 13 (18.57%) LDAP
2 13 (18.57%) SMTP
3 6 (8.57%) DHCP
3 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) MySQL
2 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Selenium
1 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Web Services
1 13 (18.57%) MCollective
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 7 (10.00%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) WCF
5 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.29%) iXBRL
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) Middleware
7 2 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) NHS
4 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) GIS
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
1 22 (31.43%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
1 13 (18.57%) Incident Management
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL
3 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.71%) Scrum
5 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.71%) Automation Testing
5 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.29%) Cyber Security
6 3 (4.29%) People Management
6 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Change Management
7 2 (2.86%) ITSM
7 2 (2.86%) Service Management
7 2 (2.86%) Coaching
8 1 (1.43%) SDLC
8 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 22 (31.43%) Python
3 16 (22.86%) Perl
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) VB6
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.86%) VBScript
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) ACCA
4 3 (4.29%) AAT
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Squid
1 13 (18.57%) qmail
2 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Nagios
1 13 (18.57%) ZABBIX
1 13 (18.57%) Cacti
1 13 (18.57%) Ganglia
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
1 13 (18.57%) collectd
1 13 (18.57%) logstash
1 13 (18.57%) Graphite
2 6 (8.57%) HP SIM
2 6 (8.57%) WSUS
2 6 (8.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
1 17 (24.29%) VMware
2 13 (18.57%) Splunk
3 6 (8.57%) ArcSight
3 6 (8.57%) Lumension
3 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
3 6 (8.57%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) ESRI
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago