The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Colchester region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 42 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.55% 4.84% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 4.97% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 11
Median salary £29,000 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.84%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Applications Support
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 181 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 97.79% 97.31% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 157 158 204
Median salary £44,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -37.77%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Colchester

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Internet

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware