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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 67 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 67 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.72% 1.64% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 1.71% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 31 14
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £20,632 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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
1748 2166 2225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.11% 96.10% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1630 1575
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 27 July 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 73 (58.40%) SQL Server
2 65 (52.00%) Windows
3 63 (50.40%) SQL
4 61 (48.80%) Linux
5 57 (45.60%) Tomcat
6 55 (44.00%) JBoss
6 55 (44.00%) Apache
6 55 (44.00%) MySQL
6 55 (44.00%) Oracle
7 48 (38.40%) Perl
7 48 (38.40%) LDAP
7 48 (38.40%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (38.40%) SaaS
8 47 (37.60%) Relational Database
9 46 (36.80%) Web Services
9 46 (36.80%) LAMP
10 45 (36.00%) TCP/IP
10 45 (36.00%) RDBMS
10 45 (36.00%) WebSphere
10 45 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 44 (35.20%) .NET
12 42 (33.60%) HTTP
13 39 (31.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 39 (31.20%) Sun
13 39 (31.20%) Red Hat
13 39 (31.20%) Firewall
13 39 (31.20%) NAS
13 39 (31.20%) Oracle RAC
13 39 (31.20%) Puppet
13 39 (31.20%) 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 57 (45.60%) Tomcat
2 55 (44.00%) Apache
2 55 (44.00%) JBoss
3 45 (36.00%) WebSphere
4 39 (31.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 38 (30.40%) BizTalk Server
6 37 (29.60%) WebLogic
7 19 (15.20%) IIS
8 17 (13.60%) SharePoint
9 6 (4.80%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.40%) nginx
10 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (4.00%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 48 (38.40%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (38.40%) SaaS
2 9 (7.20%) Office 365
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.80%) PaaS
4 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (38.40%) LDAP
2 45 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 42 (33.60%) HTTP
4 39 (31.20%) Firewall
4 39 (31.20%) NAS
5 33 (26.40%) SAN
6 11 (8.80%) DNS
7 7 (5.60%) VPN
8 3 (2.40%) SMTP
8 3 (2.40%) SSL
9 1 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (58.40%) SQL Server
2 55 (44.00%) MySQL
3 47 (37.60%) Relational Database
4 45 (36.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
General
1 36 (28.80%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.80%) LAMP
1 46 (36.80%) Web Services
2 44 (35.20%) .NET
3 21 (16.80%) Middleware
4 9 (7.20%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (5.60%) HTML
6 5 (4.00%) XML
7 4 (3.20%) COM
8 3 (2.40%) Classic ASP
8 3 (2.40%) CSS
8 3 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (2.40%) MCollective
8 3 (2.40%) XSLT
9 2 (1.60%) iXBRL
9 2 (1.60%) jQuery
9 2 (1.60%) JSON
10 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.80%) PMI
3 5 (4.00%) Clustering
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.60%) Fintech
6 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.00%) Windows
2 61 (48.80%) Linux
3 45 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (24.80%) Unix
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.80%) CentOS
7 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) Web Operations
2 28 (22.40%) ITIL
3 20 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.20%) ERP
6 12 (9.60%) SOA
7 11 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (7.20%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.20%) SAP Implementation
8 9 (7.20%) Scrum
9 7 (5.60%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.80%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.80%) Open Source
10 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.80%) Release Management
10 6 (4.80%) Software Delivery
11 5 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.00%) Migration
11 5 (4.00%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.40%) SQL
2 48 (38.40%) Perl
3 36 (28.80%) PowerShell
4 25 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 20 (16.00%) Java
6 14 (11.20%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.20%) Python
9 7 (5.60%) C
10 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.80%) Tcl
11 5 (4.00%) C#
12 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.60%) AAT
3 2 (1.60%) ACCA
3 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (31.20%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.40%) qmail
3 3 (2.40%) Squid
3 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (31.20%) Puppet
2 36 (28.80%) OpenAM
3 3 (2.40%) Cacti
3 3 (2.40%) collectd
3 3 (2.40%) Ganglia
3 3 (2.40%) Graphite
3 3 (2.40%) logstash
3 3 (2.40%) Nagios
3 3 (2.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) Oracle
2 39 (31.20%) Red Hat
2 39 (31.20%) Sun
3 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.40%) VMware
5 9 (7.20%) SAP
6 8 (6.40%) Citrix
7 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (2.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.80%) BMC
9 1 (0.80%) HP
9 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
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