The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 94 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 25 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.37% 1.55% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.63% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 19
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1744 1534 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.61% 94.81% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1357 1301
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 42 (56.00%) SQL
1 42 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (36.00%) Windows
3 23 (30.67%) ITIL
4 19 (25.33%) .NET
4 19 (25.33%) Oracle
5 18 (24.00%) Finance
6 15 (20.00%) HTML
6 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
8 13 (17.33%) Law
8 13 (17.33%) Legal
8 13 (17.33%) Citrix
9 12 (16.00%) Linux
9 12 (16.00%) Java
9 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
10 11 (14.67%) CSS
10 11 (14.67%) WebSphere
11 10 (13.33%) Degree
11 10 (13.33%) MS Office
11 10 (13.33%) XML
12 9 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (12.00%) MSI
12 9 (12.00%) LANDesk
12 9 (12.00%) Altiris
12 9 (12.00%) Market Research
12 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
13 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (14.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.33%) Apache
2 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) PBX
1 4 (5.33%) VoIP
1 4 (5.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (5.33%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MSI
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Law
2 13 (17.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.67%) CSS
4 10 (13.33%) XML
5 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.33%) JSP
7 6 (8.00%) Web Services
8 5 (6.67%) WebCenter
9 4 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Replication
2 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.33%) IVR
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Market Research
2 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (9.33%) Content Management
4 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.67%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) Release Management
7 3 (4.00%) Logistics
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Process Management
8 2 (2.67%) Change Management
8 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.33%) Analytics
9 1 (1.33%) ERP
9 1 (1.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.67%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.33%) Citrix
4 9 (12.00%) LANDesk
4 9 (12.00%) Altiris
5 4 (5.33%) Remedy
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.33%) Sage
5 4 (5.33%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) IBM
6 3 (4.00%) VMware
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