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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 90 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 1.17% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.22% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 24
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1784 1558 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.17% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1384 1322
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 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 46 (57.50%) SQL
2 43 (53.75%) SQL Server
3 30 (37.50%) Windows
4 23 (28.75%) ITIL
5 21 (26.25%) Oracle
6 20 (25.00%) Finance
7 18 (22.50%) .NET
8 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.75%) Law
9 15 (18.75%) Legal
9 15 (18.75%) HTML
9 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 15 (18.75%) Citrix
10 12 (15.00%) Linux
10 12 (15.00%) Java
10 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.00%) MS Office
11 11 (13.75%) CSS
11 11 (13.75%) MSI
11 11 (13.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (13.75%) Altiris
11 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
11 11 (13.75%) LANDesk
11 11 (13.75%) Market Research
12 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 10 (12.50%) Degree
12 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 10 (12.50%) XML
13 8 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (8.75%) Problem Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
2 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) PBX
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
1 4 (5.00%) Softphone
1 4 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (53.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MSI
2 3 (3.75%) JIRA
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Law
2 15 (18.75%) Legal
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) .NET
2 15 (18.75%) HTML
3 11 (13.75%) CSS
4 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.50%) XML
5 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
5 7 (8.75%) JSP
6 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 5 (6.25%) WebCenter
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Replication
2 4 (5.00%) IVR
2 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Market Research
3 8 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.75%) Content Management
4 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) Service Management
5 5 (6.25%) Release Management
6 3 (3.75%) Process Management
6 3 (3.75%) Logistics
7 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.50%) ERP
7 2 (2.50%) Change Management
7 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.50%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.25%) Analytics
8 1 (1.25%) Workflow
8 1 (1.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) SQL
2 12 (15.00%) Java
2 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.75%) Citrix
4 11 (13.75%) Altiris
4 11 (13.75%) LANDesk
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.00%) Sage
5 4 (5.00%) Remedy
5 4 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
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