The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 93 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 1.57% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.68% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 14
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,550 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 1488 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.36% 93.53% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1320 1303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,403 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) ITIL
4 21 (32.81%) Windows
5 17 (26.56%) .NET
6 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
7 14 (21.88%) Oracle
8 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
9 12 (18.75%) HTML
9 12 (18.75%) Finance
9 12 (18.75%) Problem Management
10 11 (17.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
11 10 (15.63%) Legal
11 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 10 (15.63%) Citrix
12 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
12 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
13 8 (12.50%) Law
13 8 (12.50%) CSS
13 8 (12.50%) Java
13 8 (12.50%) Linux
13 8 (12.50%) Web Services
14 7 (10.94%) MS Office
14 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
14 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.94%) Degree
15 6 (9.38%) LANDesk
15 6 (9.38%) Market Research

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.13%) OpenROAD
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (6.25%) Softphone
1 4 (6.25%) PBX
1 4 (6.25%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MSI
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Legal
3 8 (12.50%) Law
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) International Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 12 (18.75%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) Web Services
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.38%) XML
7 5 (7.81%) WebCenter
8 4 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Replication
1 4 (6.25%) IVR
1 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 11 (17.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Market Research
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
8 4 (6.25%) Content Management
9 3 (4.69%) Process Management
9 3 (4.69%) Logistics
9 3 (4.69%) Release Management
10 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.13%) Change Management
10 2 (3.13%) ITSM
11 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.56%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.56%) Workflow
11 1 (1.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) VB
5 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) vSphere
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) LANDesk
4 6 (9.38%) Altiris
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.25%) Sage
5 4 (6.25%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) Remedy
5 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) VMware
7 2 (3.13%) FrontRange
7 2 (3.13%) CA
7 2 (3.13%) Sybase
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