The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 29 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.63% 5.94% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 6.32% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £44,000 £43,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +7.81%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
Applications Support
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 95 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 83.15% 94.06% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 52
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -22.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £20,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Brentwood region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Brentwood

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) COM+
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) Opsview
3 3 (42.86%) DataPower
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) VisualVM
4 2 (28.57%) Nagios
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) RPG
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) EDI
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) OS/400

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) COM+
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ODBC
3 1 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) DataPower
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
2 1 (14.29%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) RPG IV
3 1 (14.29%) RPG
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opsview
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods