The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 85 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 1.64% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.71% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 25
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1960 1751 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.69% 95.95% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1495 1454 1480
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 19 £28,250 -1.73% 1
Aylesbury - 11 £35,000 - 2
High Wycombe -7 3 £30,000 -
Buckingham - 3 £32,500 -
Marlow - 1 £52,500 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 71 (72.45%) SQL
2 45 (45.92%) Windows
3 38 (38.78%) SQL Server
4 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
5 28 (28.57%) C#
6 27 (27.55%) .NET
7 26 (26.53%) Clustering
7 26 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (23.47%) T-SQL
9 22 (22.45%) ITIL
9 22 (22.45%) High Availability
10 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (17.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (17.35%) Relational Database
11 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (15.31%) RDBMS
12 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
13 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
13 14 (14.29%) MS Office
14 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.27%) PHP
15 11 (11.22%) C++
15 11 (11.22%) Linux
15 11 (11.22%) UNIX
15 11 (11.22%) VoIP
15 11 (11.22%) Windows XP
15 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (10.20%) IIS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (10.20%) IIS
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle 10gAS
3 4 (4.08%) JRun
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Project
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) VoIP
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (17.35%) Relational Database
4 15 (15.31%) RDBMS
5 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 6 (6.12%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (4.08%) MySQL
9 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.04%) MS Access
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (6.12%) PVCS
3 6 (6.12%) Toad
3 6 (6.12%) JDeveloper
3 6 (6.12%) TestDirector
4 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.08%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.55%) .NET
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
3 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.08%) CSS
4 4 (4.08%) JSP
4 4 (4.08%) SOAP
4 4 (4.08%) WSDL
4 4 (4.08%) jQuery
5 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.06%) HTML
5 3 (3.06%) XML
5 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.06%) WCF
6 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.04%) Spring
7 1 (1.02%) Middleware
7 1 (1.02%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.53%) Clustering
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Xbox
5 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.22%) Linux
4 11 (11.22%) Windows XP
4 11 (11.22%) UNIX
5 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
1 22 (22.45%) High Availability
2 17 (17.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (9.18%) CRM
4 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.12%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.12%) UML
5 6 (6.12%) RAD
5 6 (6.12%) SSADM
5 6 (6.12%) Service Management
5 6 (6.12%) Time Management
6 5 (5.10%) Workflow
7 4 (4.08%) Project Management
7 4 (4.08%) Workflow Management
8 3 (3.06%) Logistics
8 3 (3.06%) MVC
8 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.04%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 71 (72.45%) SQL
2 28 (28.57%) C#
3 23 (23.47%) T-SQL
4 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.27%) PHP
6 11 (11.22%) C++
7 10 (10.20%) Java
8 8 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Serena
4 2 (2.04%) Apple
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.04%) Reuters
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) Talend
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