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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 107 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 37 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.72% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,632 £29,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.26%
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
2119 2214 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.73% 92.79% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1582 1709
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 28 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (47.76%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Windows
3 20 (29.85%) Linux
4 19 (28.36%) Python
4 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.88%) DNS
6 15 (22.39%) JBoss
6 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.90%) VMware
7 14 (20.90%) Degree
7 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
8 13 (19.40%) MySQL
8 13 (19.40%) Tomcat
9 12 (17.91%) WebLogic
9 12 (17.91%) Apache
10 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
11 10 (14.93%) Squid
11 10 (14.93%) Web Services
11 10 (14.93%) LDAP
11 10 (14.93%) Perl
11 10 (14.93%) .NET
11 10 (14.93%) Java
11 10 (14.93%) SSL
11 10 (14.93%) Nagios
11 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
11 10 (14.93%) HTTP
11 10 (14.93%) SMTP
11 10 (14.93%) Graphite
11 10 (14.93%) ZABBIX

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (22.39%) JBoss
2 13 (19.40%) Tomcat
3 12 (17.91%) WebLogic
3 12 (17.91%) Apache
4 10 (14.93%) nginx
4 10 (14.93%) OpenStack
5 8 (11.94%) IIS
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) Kentico
7 1 (1.49%) CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 10 (14.93%) LDAP
2 10 (14.93%) SSL
2 10 (14.93%) HTTP
2 10 (14.93%) SMTP
3 6 (8.96%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) SMS
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Selenium
1 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Web Services
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
1 10 (14.93%) MCollective
2 7 (10.45%) XML
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.97%) WCF
4 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.48%) iXBRL
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
2 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Scrum
5 4 (5.97%) Automation Testing
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Cyber Security
6 3 (4.48%) People Management
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Coaching
8 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.49%) SDLC
8 1 (1.49%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Python
3 10 (14.93%) Perl
3 10 (14.93%) Java
4 7 (10.45%) C#
4 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) VB6
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) VBScript
6 2 (2.99%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) R
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.48%) AAT
4 3 (4.48%) ACCA
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Squid
1 10 (14.93%) qmail
2 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Nagios
1 10 (14.93%) Graphite
1 10 (14.93%) ZABBIX
1 10 (14.93%) Cacti
1 10 (14.93%) Ganglia
1 10 (14.93%) Puppet
1 10 (14.93%) collectd
1 10 (14.93%) logstash
2 6 (8.96%) WSUS
2 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) SCOM
2 6 (8.96%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Splunk
4 6 (8.96%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) Lumension
4 6 (8.96%) ArcSight
4 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) ESRI
8 1 (1.49%) Twitter
8 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.49%) Sage
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 hours ago