The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 132 167
Rank change year-on-year +14 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 63 89 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.87% 1.77% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.87% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 76 59
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +46.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3205 4758 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 94.80% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3888 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +33 18 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Reading +19 17 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Maidenhead +11 12 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Bracknell +16 6 £40,000 +42.85%
Newbury +16 2 £22,500 -19.64%
Hungerford - 2 £24,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £23,000 -
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 66 (46.48%) SQL
3 47 (33.10%) Linux
4 40 (28.17%) Windows Server
4 40 (28.17%) Java
5 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
6 32 (22.54%) Active Directory
7 29 (20.42%) Unix
8 26 (18.31%) ERP
9 24 (16.90%) Degree
10 23 (16.20%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (15.49%) CentOS
11 22 (15.49%) Tomcat
11 22 (15.49%) Oracle
11 22 (15.49%) ITIL
12 21 (14.79%) Middleware
12 21 (14.79%) Finance
13 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
13 20 (14.08%) .NET
14 19 (13.38%) XML
14 19 (13.38%) Apache
14 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
14 19 (13.38%) CISSP
15 17 (11.97%) Configuration Management
15 17 (11.97%) GCIA
15 17 (11.97%) Analytics
15 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
16 16 (11.27%) Grafana
16 16 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (11.27%) CEH

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 23 (16.20%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (15.49%) Tomcat
3 19 (13.38%) Apache
4 15 (10.56%) WebSphere
5 12 (8.45%) JBoss
6 9 (6.34%) IIS
7 6 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.70%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Office
2 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) SaaS
2 5 (3.52%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.27%) Firewall
3 14 (9.86%) DNS
4 7 (4.93%) HTTP
4 7 (4.93%) SSL
5 4 (2.82%) CTI
6 3 (2.11%) LDAP
6 3 (2.11%) NAS
6 3 (2.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) Internet
7 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.70%) SMTP
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.75%) MySQL
2 11 (7.75%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.63%) Big Data
5 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.11%) DB2
8 3 (2.11%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.70%) QlikView
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.41%) JIRA
1 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Ant
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (0.70%) Gradle
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) Maven
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
2 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.11%) Publishing
3 2 (1.41%) French Language
3 2 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.70%) German Language
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) Middleware
2 20 (14.08%) .NET
3 19 (13.38%) XML
4 14 (9.86%) CSS
4 14 (9.86%) HTML
5 12 (8.45%) JSON
6 9 (6.34%) J2EE
7 6 (4.23%) LAMP
7 6 (4.23%) Web Services
7 6 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.52%) XML Messaging
9 4 (2.82%) ZeroMQ
10 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.11%) iXBRL
10 3 (2.11%) jQuery
11 1 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.70%) Spring
11 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.23%) iSeries
5 5 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.82%) Derivative
7 3 (2.11%) Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.11%) Fintech
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 47 (33.10%) Linux
3 40 (28.17%) Windows Server
4 29 (20.42%) Unix
5 22 (15.49%) CentOS
6 10 (7.04%) Android
6 10 (7.04%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.11%) Solaris
11 2 (1.41%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.70%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.31%) ERP
2 22 (15.49%) ITIL
3 17 (11.97%) Analytics
3 17 (11.97%) Configuration Management
3 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
4 16 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (9.86%) Cyber Intelligence
6 13 (9.15%) Microservices
6 13 (9.15%) System Testing
7 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.34%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.23%) Change Management
9 6 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.23%) ITSM
9 6 (4.23%) Presales
10 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.52%) ETL
10 5 (3.52%) Investment Management
10 5 (3.52%) Waterfall
11 4 (2.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.48%) SQL
2 40 (28.17%) Java
3 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.04%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.04%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.63%) C
5 8 (5.63%) Perl
6 6 (4.23%) Python
7 5 (3.52%) RPG
7 5 (3.52%) RPG IV
8 4 (2.82%) C++
8 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.41%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) Ruby
10 2 (1.41%) VB
10 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) C#
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) Degree
2 19 (13.38%) CISSP
3 17 (11.97%) GCIA
4 16 (11.27%) CEH
5 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.82%) MCP
6 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) AAT
7 3 (2.11%) ACCA
7 3 (2.11%) MCITP
7 3 (2.11%) MCSA
7 3 (2.11%) MCSE
7 3 (2.11%) MCTS
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.41%) GCIH
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.27%) Grafana
2 4 (2.82%) Puppet
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.11%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.41%) Graphite
4 2 (1.41%) Kibana
4 2 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Oracle
2 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.04%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.34%) IBM
5 7 (4.93%) VMware
6 5 (3.52%) SAP
7 4 (2.82%) Apple
7 4 (2.82%) Citrix
7 4 (2.82%) Google
7 4 (2.82%) Sun
8 3 (2.11%) BEA
9 2 (1.41%) Ariba
9 2 (1.41%) Cisco
9 2 (1.41%) Juniper
10 1 (0.70%) Adobe
10 1 (0.70%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.70%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.70%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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