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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 85 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 37 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 1.23% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.29% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
1894 1789 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.03% 95.46% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1440 1497 1484
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 20 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Aylesbury - 11 £35,000 - 2
Buckingham - 3 £32,500 -
High Wycombe -6 2 £30,000 -
Marlow - 1 £52,500 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (72.04%) SQL
2 46 (49.46%) Windows
3 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
5 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (23.66%) C#
7 21 (22.58%) .NET
7 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.51%) Clustering
9 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
10 18 (19.35%) ITIL
10 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
10 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (18.28%) High Availability
12 16 (17.20%) Windows XP
13 15 (16.13%) MS Office
13 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.05%) UNIX
15 13 (13.98%) PHP
15 13 (13.98%) Performance Monitoring
16 12 (12.90%) Linux
16 12 (12.90%) VoIP
16 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
17 11 (11.83%) C++
18 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
18 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
18 10 (10.75%) Oracle

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.75%) IIS
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle 10gAS
3 6 (6.45%) Apache
4 4 (4.30%) JRun
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) VoIP
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
5 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
7 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.30%) MySQL
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.68%) PVCS
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (9.68%) Toad
2 9 (9.68%) JDeveloper
2 9 (9.68%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (4.30%) WSDL
3 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.30%) JSP
3 4 (4.30%) SOAP
4 3 (3.23%) CSS
4 3 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (2.15%) HTML
5 2 (2.15%) WCF
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.15%) XML
6 1 (1.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.08%) Spring
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Clustering
2 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Xbox
6 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.20%) Windows XP
5 14 (15.05%) UNIX
6 12 (12.90%) Linux
7 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) High Availability
3 13 (13.98%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.68%) UML
5 9 (9.68%) RAD
5 9 (9.68%) SSADM
5 9 (9.68%) CRM
6 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.53%) Time Management
7 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
9 4 (4.30%) Project Management
9 4 (4.30%) Workflow
9 4 (4.30%) Workflow Management
10 3 (3.23%) Logistics
10 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.23%) Line Management
11 2 (2.15%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 67 (72.04%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) C#
3 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
4 13 (13.98%) PHP
5 11 (11.83%) C++
6 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.68%) Java
7 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
8 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 9 (9.68%) Serena
4 3 (3.23%) Reuters
5 2 (2.15%) Apple
5 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) Talend
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
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