The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 66 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 69 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.92% 1.98% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 2.08% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 64 43 20
Median salary £50,000 £31,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1675 2216 2227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.17% 95.60% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1602 1597
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 May 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 55 (53.92%) Windows
2 49 (48.04%) SQL Server
3 47 (46.08%) SQL
4 45 (44.12%) .NET
5 43 (42.16%) Oracle
6 39 (38.24%) Linux
6 39 (38.24%) Tomcat
7 38 (37.25%) JBoss
7 38 (37.25%) Apache
8 36 (35.29%) Perl
8 36 (35.29%) Relational Database
9 35 (34.31%) RDBMS
10 34 (33.33%) HTTP
10 34 (33.33%) MySQL
10 34 (33.33%) Web Services
10 34 (33.33%) Finance
10 34 (33.33%) SaaS
11 33 (32.35%) LDAP
12 32 (31.37%) Red Hat
12 32 (31.37%) Puppet
12 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (30.39%) WebSphere
13 31 (30.39%) BizTalk Server
14 30 (29.41%) LAMP
14 30 (29.41%) PowerShell
15 29 (28.43%) Oracle RAC
15 29 (28.43%) NAS
15 29 (28.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (28.43%) OpenAM
15 29 (28.43%) Web Operations

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (38.24%) Tomcat
2 38 (37.25%) Apache
2 38 (37.25%) JBoss
3 31 (30.39%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (30.39%) WebSphere
4 29 (28.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 22 (21.57%) WebLogic
6 16 (15.69%) IIS
7 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.94%) nginx
8 3 (2.94%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.94%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (33.33%) SaaS
2 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.86%) Office 365
4 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.33%) HTTP
2 33 (32.35%) LDAP
3 29 (28.43%) Firewall
3 29 (28.43%) NAS
3 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
4 23 (22.55%) SAN
5 8 (7.84%) DNS
6 4 (3.92%) VPN
7 3 (2.94%) SMTP
7 3 (2.94%) SSL
8 1 (0.98%) DHCP
8 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (48.04%) SQL Server
2 36 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 35 (34.31%) RDBMS
4 34 (33.33%) MySQL
5 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) .NET
2 34 (33.33%) Web Services
3 30 (29.41%) LAMP
4 9 (8.82%) HTML
5 6 (5.88%) CSS
5 6 (5.88%) Middleware
5 6 (5.88%) XML
6 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.94%) Classic ASP
7 3 (2.94%) DHTML
7 3 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (2.94%) MCollective
7 3 (2.94%) SOAP
7 3 (2.94%) XSLT
8 2 (1.96%) COM
8 2 (1.96%) jQuery
8 2 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.88%) PMI
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) W3C
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (53.92%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) Linux
3 29 (28.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (19.61%) Unix
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Web Operations
2 27 (26.47%) ITIL
3 22 (21.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.78%) ERP
5 9 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.86%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (6.86%) Scrum
7 6 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.88%) Software Delivery
7 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.90%) High Availability
9 4 (3.92%) Change Management
9 4 (3.92%) CRM
9 4 (3.92%) Release Management
9 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) SQL
2 36 (35.29%) Perl
3 30 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.80%) C#
5 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.86%) Java
6 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.92%) Python
8 4 (3.92%) VB
8 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.94%) VB6
10 1 (0.98%) C++
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) AAT
5 1 (0.98%) ACCA
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) qmail
3 3 (2.94%) Squid
3 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (31.37%) Puppet
2 29 (28.43%) OpenAM
3 3 (2.94%) Cacti
3 3 (2.94%) collectd
3 3 (2.94%) Ganglia
3 3 (2.94%) Graphite
3 3 (2.94%) logstash
3 3 (2.94%) Nagios
3 3 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (42.16%) Oracle
2 32 (31.37%) Red Hat
3 29 (28.43%) Sun
4 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (17.65%) VMware
6 8 (7.84%) Citrix
7 7 (6.86%) SAP
8 3 (2.94%) Splunk
9 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.98%) BMC
10 1 (0.98%) F5
10 1 (0.98%) HP
10 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
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