Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 134 164
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 113 190 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.79% 2.18% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.28% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 107 188 181
Berkshire median annual salary £30,000 £47,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.51% +18.13% +21.21%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £61,250 £51,250
South East median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.96% +12.31% -

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 6035 8338 10608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 6533 8408
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -6 41 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Slough +12 37 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Maidenhead +10 12 £43,750 +15.89%
Wokingham +16 9 £38,500 +48.08%
Hungerford -2 5 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Newbury -10 4 £25,000 -16.67% 1
Bracknell +3 3 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 66 (58.41%) Windows
2 52 (46.02%) SQL
3 50 (44.25%) ITIL
4 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
5 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
6 30 (26.55%) Unix
7 29 (25.66%) Windows Server
8 27 (23.89%) Linux
8 27 (23.89%) ERP
9 26 (23.01%) Finance
10 21 (18.58%) HTML
11 18 (15.93%) Java
11 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
11 18 (15.93%) Degree
12 14 (12.39%) QA
13 13 (11.50%) IIS
13 13 (11.50%) XML
14 12 (10.62%) SLA
14 12 (10.62%) IBM
14 12 (10.62%) System Testing
15 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
16 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
16 10 (8.85%) Android
16 10 (8.85%) Middleware
16 10 (8.85%) CSS
16 10 (8.85%) Software Testing
16 10 (8.85%) Firewall
17 9 (7.96%) AAT
18 8 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis

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 13 (11.50%) IIS
2 8 (7.08%) Apache
2 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) SaaS
2 3 (2.65%) IaaS
2 3 (2.65%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Firewall
2 5 (4.42%) SMS
3 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.77%) MySQL
3 2 (1.77%) QlikView
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) GIS
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.42%) Electronics
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
4 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.58%) HTML
2 13 (11.50%) XML
3 10 (8.85%) CSS
3 10 (8.85%) Middleware
4 8 (7.08%) .NET
4 8 (7.08%) Web Services
5 6 (5.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.65%) iXBRL
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.88%) EDI
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.31%) DataPower
3 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) iPad
4 3 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (58.41%) Windows
2 30 (26.55%) Unix
3 29 (25.66%) Windows Server
4 27 (23.89%) Linux
5 10 (8.85%) Android
5 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.25%) ITIL
2 27 (23.89%) ERP
3 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
4 12 (10.62%) System Testing
5 10 (8.85%) Software Testing
6 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.19%) SDLC
7 7 (6.19%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (6.19%) Time Management
8 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (5.31%) OOP
9 5 (4.42%) CRM
9 5 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (4.42%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (4.42%) Product Management
9 5 (4.42%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.02%) SQL
2 18 (15.93%) Java
3 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.31%) C++
4 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.42%) C#
5 5 (4.42%) Python
6 3 (2.65%) C
6 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.88%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) AAT
3 7 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.65%) ACCA
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.65%) PMP
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) QA
2 12 (10.62%) SLA
3 6 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) IBM
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) Capita
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) VMware