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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 83 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.94% 1.00% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.06% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 4
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +119.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £49,700 £25,550
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
4 11 (25.58%) ITIL
4 11 (25.58%) Degree
5 10 (23.26%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
6 9 (20.93%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (20.93%) Time Management
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) QA
8 7 (16.28%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (13.95%) MS Office
9 6 (13.95%) Front Office
9 6 (13.95%) Back Office
10 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.63%) Change Management
10 5 (11.63%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) UNIX
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (9.30%) SAP FI
11 4 (9.30%) SAP
11 4 (9.30%) .NET
11 4 (9.30%) SAP CO

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Zope
2 1 (2.33%) Plone
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP FI
1 4 (9.30%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (9.30%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) VLAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Front Office
1 6 (13.95%) Back Office
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) OO
3 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.93%) Time Management
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services Management
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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