The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 93 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 1.90% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.00% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 7
Average salary £23,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
Applications Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) SAP FI
6 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) SAP
6 7 (21.88%) SAP CO
6 7 (21.88%) QA
6 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Change Control
7 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 5 (15.63%) HTML
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.63%) Time Management
8 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (12.50%) UNIX
9 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) SLA
10 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) CSS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Zope
2 1 (3.13%) Plone
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SAP FI
1 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (21.88%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) JSP
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.13%) Debian
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) VMS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Change Control
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Time Management
4 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services Management
6 1 (3.13%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) OOD
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) VB6
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) WorldPay
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