The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 52 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.36% 3.44% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 3.58% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 4
Average salary £25,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £44,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 615 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.73% 96.24% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 436 531 479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Slough region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Time Management
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) IIS
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) CIMA
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) AAT
8 2 (9.52%) Email Management
8 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) Redknee
8 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.52%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (9.52%) Document Management
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.52%) Citrix
8 2 (9.52%) NFS
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) SCTP
3 1 (4.76%) SMPP
3 1 (4.76%) TCAP
3 1 (4.76%) SCCP
3 1 (4.76%) INAP
3 1 (4.76%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Email Management
4 2 (9.52%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CIMA
1 3 (14.29%) AAT
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Redknee
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
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