Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 146 137
Rank change year-on-year -22 -9 +67
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 99 136 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.41% 1.93% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.01% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 91 135 212
Berkshire median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -16.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £24,550
90th Percentile £62,750 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £33,250 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.76% -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 6,759 6,756 9,759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 95.88% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,431 5,410 7,964
Berkshire median annual salary £49,270 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Slough -1 22 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Newbury -7 16 £29,000 +28.89% 2
Windsor - 8 £60,000 -
Bracknell -5 5 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Maidenhead -46 5 £40,000 -
Wokingham -7 2 £30,250 +23.47%
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 23 April 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 53 (53.54%) SQL
2 41 (41.41%) Windows
3 37 (37.37%) ERP
4 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 25 (25.25%) Middleware
6 22 (22.22%) Degree
7 21 (21.21%) Finance
7 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 20 (20.20%) Oracle
8 20 (20.20%) Linux
8 20 (20.20%) Windows Server
9 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (15.15%) QA
10 15 (15.15%) CSS
10 15 (15.15%) HTML
11 14 (14.14%) SAP
11 14 (14.14%) XML
11 14 (14.14%) WebSphere
12 13 (13.13%) System Testing
12 13 (13.13%) Android
12 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
12 13 (13.13%) Apple iOS
12 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
13 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (11.11%) Unix
15 10 (10.10%) ITIL
15 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
16 9 (9.09%) MySQL
16 9 (9.09%) IIS
16 9 (9.09%) JBoss

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 14 (14.14%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.09%) IIS
2 9 (9.09%) JBoss
2 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.08%) Apache
3 8 (8.08%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) CATIA
1 2 (2.02%) Siemens NX
1 2 (2.02%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) NetSuite
1 3 (3.03%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Firewall
1 6 (6.06%) HTTP
1 6 (6.06%) NAS
1 6 (6.06%) SAN
1 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
2 9 (9.09%) QlikView
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) Middleware
2 15 (15.15%) CSS
2 15 (15.15%) HTML
3 14 (14.14%) XML
4 8 (8.08%) LAMP
4 8 (8.08%) LDAP
5 4 (4.04%) .NET
5 4 (4.04%) Web Services
6 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Fintech
5 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.01%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.41%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.13%) Android
3 13 (13.13%) Apple iOS
4 11 (11.11%) Unix
5 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) ERP
2 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
3 13 (13.13%) System Testing
4 10 (10.10%) ITIL
5 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.06%) Web Operations
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) IT Governance
9 4 (4.04%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (4.04%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.03%) Contract Management
10 3 (3.03%) DevOps
10 3 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.07%) Perl
5 6 (6.06%) Java
5 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.05%) C#
7 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) AAT
3 5 (5.05%) HND
4 2 (2.02%) ACCA
5 1 (1.01%) CIMA
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) QA
2 6 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) KVM
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) Oracle
3 14 (14.14%) SAP
4 8 (8.08%) IFS
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.07%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (5.05%) Capita
6 5 (5.05%) Sage
7 3 (3.03%) Blue Prism
7 3 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) Lotus
7 3 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.02%) Pegasus
8 2 (2.02%) Siemens
8 2 (2.02%) VMware
9 1 (1.01%) Infor
9 1 (1.01%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (1.01%) PTC
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
9 1 (1.01%) Sybase