Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 153 118
Rank change year-on-year -33 -35 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 76 107 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.18% 1.73% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.81% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 101 234
Berkshire median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -26.32% +29.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,425 £52,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -13.33% +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 6,176 5,912 8,448
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,051 4,739 6,757
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +1 44 £29,500 -30.59% 1
Newbury +10 13 £36,000 +44.00% 1
Bracknell -25 6 £29,750 +25.26%
Maidenhead -45 5 £40,000 -
Slough -18 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Hungerford +14 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.68%) SQL
3 27 (35.53%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (32.89%) Windows
5 21 (27.63%) Linux
6 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 16 (21.05%) CRM
7 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (17.11%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (15.79%) Unix
10 12 (15.79%) .NET
10 12 (15.79%) C#
10 12 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (13.16%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (13.16%) Java
12 10 (13.16%) ITIL
12 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
12 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
12 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (11.84%) SOA
13 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
13 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (10.53%) Contract Management
14 8 (10.53%) Web Services
14 8 (10.53%) NetSuite
15 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (9.21%) XML

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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (10.53%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.32%) TrackWise
3 1 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) SaaS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) Firebug
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) Web Services
3 7 (9.21%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) COM
7 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Life Science
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Unix
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (21.05%) CRM
3 10 (13.16%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) SOA
5 8 (10.53%) Contract Management
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Change Control
7 6 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.58%) Analytics
8 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.26%) API Integration
9 4 (5.26%) B2B
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps
9 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.26%) Service Management
9 4 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) C#
3 10 (13.16%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) KVM
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Xen
2 2 (2.63%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Ansible
2 4 (5.26%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Civica
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) NCR
5 1 (1.32%) Peoplefluent
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) VocaLink