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 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
Rank 104 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 35 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 1.60% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.67% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 28
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £40,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
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
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 5 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
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 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 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) SQL
3 31 (38.27%) Linux
4 25 (30.86%) Finance
5 21 (25.93%) Degree
6 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
7 19 (23.46%) Incident Management
8 18 (22.22%) Web Services
8 18 (22.22%) Perl
9 16 (19.75%) Apache
9 16 (19.75%) DNS
10 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
10 15 (18.52%) HTML
10 15 (18.52%) JBoss
11 14 (17.28%) ITIL
12 13 (16.05%) .NET
12 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
12 13 (16.05%) HTTP
12 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
13 12 (14.81%) Puppet
13 12 (14.81%) WebLogic
13 12 (14.81%) Oracle
14 11 (13.58%) MySQL
14 11 (13.58%) C#
14 11 (13.58%) Python
14 11 (13.58%) LDAP
14 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
14 11 (13.58%) VMware
14 11 (13.58%) High Availability

Applications Support
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 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 16 (19.75%) Apache
2 15 (18.52%) JBoss
2 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.81%) WebLogic
4 9 (11.11%) nginx
4 9 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 7 (8.64%) IIS
6 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) DNS
2 13 (16.05%) HTTP
3 11 (13.58%) LDAP
4 10 (12.35%) SMTP
5 9 (11.11%) SSL
6 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.17%) Internet
8 4 (4.94%) FTP
9 3 (3.70%) DHCP
9 3 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (3.70%) Firewall
9 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.47%) VPN
11 1 (1.23%) NAS
11 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) Web Services
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
3 13 (16.05%) .NET
4 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 10 (12.35%) LAMP
5 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 9 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (11.11%) MCollective
6 7 (8.64%) DHTML
6 7 (8.64%) SOAP
6 7 (8.64%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) J2EE
7 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 3 (3.70%) Middleware
8 2 (2.47%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) W3C
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Linux
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.88%) Unix
5 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Incident Management
2 14 (17.28%) ITIL
3 11 (13.58%) High Availability
3 11 (13.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.11%) Change Management
6 8 (9.88%) CRM
6 8 (9.88%) Line Management
6 8 (9.88%) Product Management
7 7 (8.64%) Resource Management
8 6 (7.41%) ITSM
9 4 (4.94%) Contact Management
9 4 (4.94%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (4.94%) ERP
9 4 (4.94%) People Management
9 4 (4.94%) Presales
9 4 (4.94%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) Perl
3 11 (13.58%) C#
3 11 (13.58%) Python
4 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.11%) VB
5 9 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.64%) VB6
7 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.94%) C
9 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.47%) Java
10 2 (2.47%) PHP
11 1 (1.23%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) AAT
4 2 (2.47%) ACCA
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) qmail
1 9 (11.11%) Squid
2 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Puppet
2 9 (11.11%) Cacti
2 9 (11.11%) collectd
2 9 (11.11%) Ganglia
2 9 (11.11%) Graphite
2 9 (11.11%) logstash
2 9 (11.11%) Nagios
2 9 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.70%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 9 (11.11%) Splunk
5 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
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