Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 136 162
Rank change year-on-year -34 +26 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 88 151 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.34% 1.95% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.04% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 83 154 194
Berkshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,375 £24,650
90th Percentile £49,750 £61,250 £53,450
South East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%

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 6,249 7,394 10,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.48% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,088 5,750 8,544
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Slough +10 31 £24,500 -27.41% 1
Reading -7 29 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Maidenhead -10 5 £43,750 +10.76%
Newbury -16 5 £25,000 -13.04% 1
Wokingham -12 4 £28,000 +7.69%
Windsor - 4 £60,000 - 1
Bracknell -6 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Hungerford +2 1 £32,500 +35.42% 2
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 55 (62.50%) Windows
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 34 (38.64%) ERP
4 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 29 (32.95%) Windows Server
6 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
7 26 (29.55%) ITIL
8 21 (23.86%) Unix
8 21 (23.86%) Finance
9 20 (22.73%) HTML
10 18 (20.45%) Linux
10 18 (20.45%) Degree
11 14 (15.91%) QA
11 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
11 14 (15.91%) System Testing
11 14 (15.91%) Android
11 14 (15.91%) XML
11 14 (15.91%) CSS
11 14 (15.91%) Middleware
11 14 (15.91%) Mobile App
11 14 (15.91%) Apple iOS
12 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
13 11 (12.50%) IIS
14 10 (11.36%) Oracle
15 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
16 7 (7.95%) Java
16 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
16 7 (7.95%) C#
17 6 (6.82%) .NET
17 6 (6.82%) WebLogic

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 11 (12.50%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.55%) QlikView
4 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) HTML
2 14 (15.91%) CSS
2 14 (15.91%) Middleware
2 14 (15.91%) XML
3 6 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.41%) LDAP
4 3 (3.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.14%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) DataPower
3 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.14%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
4 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (62.50%) Windows
2 29 (32.95%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.86%) Unix
4 18 (20.45%) Linux
5 14 (15.91%) Android
5 14 (15.91%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) ERP
2 26 (29.55%) ITIL
3 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
3 14 (15.91%) System Testing
4 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.68%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.55%) OOP
6 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) DevOps
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Time Management
8 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.27%) Innovative Thinking
8 2 (2.27%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) C#
2 7 (7.95%) Java
2 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.68%) Python
4 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) AAT
3 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.41%) ACCA
5 1 (1.14%) CIMA
5 1 (1.14%) HND
5 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) IBM
3 6 (6.82%) SAP
4 4 (4.55%) Capita
4 4 (4.55%) IFS
4 4 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.14%) Remedy
6 1 (1.14%) Sage
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) VMware