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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 25 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 7.63% 4.44% 13.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 4.55% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 11
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,541
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +6.41%
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
228 88 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 96.61% 97.78% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 137 51 74
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 13 (41.94%) Incident Management
4 11 (35.48%) IBM
4 11 (35.48%) JBoss
4 11 (35.48%) Apache
4 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
4 11 (35.48%) IIS
5 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 9 (29.03%) Nagios
6 9 (29.03%) Middleware
6 9 (29.03%) COM+
6 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
6 9 (29.03%) DataPower
6 9 (29.03%) Splunk
6 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (29.03%) VisualVM
6 9 (29.03%) Opsview
7 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
8 5 (16.13%) Line Management
9 4 (12.90%) Change Control
9 4 (12.90%) Waterfall

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
1 11 (35.48%) IIS
1 11 (35.48%) JBoss
1 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) VisualVM
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) COM+
2 9 (29.03%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) DataPower
1 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) E-Learning
4 2 (6.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
2 13 (41.94%) Incident Management
3 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
4 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) Change Control
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Logistics
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) System Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Nagios
1 9 (29.03%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Splunk
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft