The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 89 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 36 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.98% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 15
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Support
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 27 (55.10%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Oracle
4 17 (34.69%) Java
4 17 (34.69%) UNIX
5 16 (32.65%) QA
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (24.49%) Sun
7 12 (24.49%) Solaris
7 12 (24.49%) Linux
7 12 (24.49%) ITIL
7 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
7 12 (24.49%) Performance Management
7 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
8 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.45%) .NET
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
9 10 (20.41%) J2EE
10 9 (18.37%) Degree
10 9 (18.37%) Perl
11 7 (14.29%) VBA
12 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
13 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
14 4 (8.16%) ERP
14 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
14 4 (8.16%) C#

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Documentum
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Documaker
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) OLAP
3 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Dutch Language
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Front Office
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) COM
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) JRules
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.08%) WebCenter
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) UNIX
3 12 (24.49%) Solaris
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
1 12 (24.49%) Performance Management
2 4 (8.16%) ERP
3 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.08%) BCP
3 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.08%) BPMN
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.08%) Information Security
3 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.04%) Change Control
4 1 (2.04%) Web Design
4 1 (2.04%) Content Management
4 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.04%) DSDM
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.37%) Perl
5 7 (14.29%) VBA
6 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) C#
7 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.12%) VB6
8 3 (6.12%) VB
9 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (4.08%) Control-M
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) Sun
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Informatica
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
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