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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 108 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 1.22% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.32% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 24
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
2431 2346 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.11% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1776 1673
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,100 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 60 (82.19%) SQL
2 26 (35.62%) Windows
3 25 (34.25%) ITIL
4 19 (26.03%) Oracle
4 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
5 18 (24.66%) Subversion
6 16 (21.92%) UNIX
7 15 (20.55%) J2EE
8 13 (17.81%) HTML
8 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
8 13 (17.81%) Service Management
9 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.44%) Linux
10 11 (15.07%) Java
10 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
10 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
11 10 (13.70%) JSP
11 10 (13.70%) WebLogic
11 10 (13.70%) IIS
11 10 (13.70%) Maven
11 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
11 10 (13.70%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (13.70%) PHP
11 10 (13.70%) VBScript
11 10 (13.70%) Business Objects
12 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.33%) Workflow
12 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.96%) Change Management
13 8 (10.96%) MS Office

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (13.70%) WebLogic
1 10 (13.70%) IIS
2 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.85%) JBoss
5 4 (5.48%) Joomla!
6 3 (4.11%) Apache
6 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) DB2
2 3 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Subversion
2 10 (13.70%) Maven
2 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) French Language
4 2 (2.74%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) J2EE
2 13 (17.81%) HTML
3 10 (13.70%) JSP
4 6 (8.22%) XML
5 4 (5.48%) Ajax
5 4 (5.48%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.11%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.74%) Web Services
7 2 (2.74%) jQuery
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.37%) Middleware
8 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Social Media
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) UNIX
3 12 (16.44%) Linux
4 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Service Management
3 9 (12.33%) Workflow
4 8 (10.96%) Change Management
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.48%) Time Management
7 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.11%) ITSM
7 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.11%) RUP
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.74%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (2.74%) MVC
8 2 (2.74%) Release Management
8 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.37%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (82.19%) SQL
2 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
3 11 (15.07%) Java
4 10 (13.70%) VBScript
4 10 (13.70%) PHP
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) VB
6 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.48%) Pascal
7 4 (5.48%) VBA
7 4 (5.48%) Delphi
8 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.11%) AWK
8 3 (4.11%) Korn
8 3 (4.11%) sed
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.70%) Business Objects
4 7 (9.59%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.37%) Kaseya
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