Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 142 123
Rank change year-on-year -36 -19 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 89 126 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.31% 1.89% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.98% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 119 233
Berkshire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -26.32% +46.15%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,900 £55,400 £61,250
South East median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,519 6,366 9,097
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.54% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,254 5,134 7,415
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Berkshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Berkshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Berkshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 38 £41,250 +3.13% 6
Newbury +12 21 £33,000 +32.00% 1
Bracknell -15 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Maidenhead -57 5 £40,000 -
Slough -25 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Windsor - 4 £40,000 -
Hungerford +13 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Wokingham -16 1 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Ascot - 1 £40,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) Windows
3 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.09%) Linux
5 22 (24.72%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
7 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (16.85%) Oracle
9 14 (15.73%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (14.61%) ERP
10 13 (14.61%) Degree
10 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
11 12 (13.48%) Middleware
11 12 (13.48%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (13.48%) C#
11 12 (13.48%) ITIL
12 11 (12.36%) .NET
12 11 (12.36%) CRM
13 10 (11.24%) SAP
13 10 (11.24%) Capita
13 10 (11.24%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (10.11%) SaaS
14 9 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (10.11%) Web Services
14 9 (10.11%) Unix
14 9 (10.11%) MySQL
14 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
14 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
14 9 (10.11%) Finance

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.99%) Apache
4 7 (7.87%) JBoss
4 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.49%) IIS
7 3 (3.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) CATIA
2 2 (2.25%) Siemens NX
2 2 (2.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.99%) NetSuite
3 3 (3.37%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
1 6 (6.74%) HTTP
1 6 (6.74%) NAS
1 6 (6.74%) SAN
1 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.11%) MySQL
4 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.62%) QlikView
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) Firebug
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) Middleware
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
3 9 (10.11%) Web Services
4 8 (8.99%) LAMP
5 6 (6.74%) HTML
5 6 (6.74%) LDAP
6 4 (4.49%) CSS
7 3 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.37%) XML
8 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) iSeries
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.12%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Windows
2 25 (28.09%) Linux
3 9 (10.11%) Unix
4 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (14.61%) ERP
3 12 (13.48%) ITIL
4 11 (12.36%) CRM
5 10 (11.24%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.99%) Contract Management
7 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.99%) SOA
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Change Control
9 6 (6.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 6 (6.74%) Web Operations
10 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) C#
3 8 (8.99%) Java
4 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.87%) Perl
5 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) HND
4 4 (4.49%) AAT
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.25%) KVM
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Xen
3 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) Nagios
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Oracle
3 12 (13.48%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (11.24%) Capita
4 10 (11.24%) SAP
5 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.49%) IFS
6 4 (4.49%) Sage
7 3 (3.37%) Blue Prism
7 3 (3.37%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Lotus
7 3 (3.37%) VMware
8 2 (2.25%) Pegasus
8 2 (2.25%) Siemens
9 1 (1.12%) Civica
9 1 (1.12%) Infor
9 1 (1.12%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (1.12%) PTC
9 1 (1.12%) Sybase