The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 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 Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 30 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.79% - 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% - 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £26,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 163 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 93.68% 99.13%
Number of salaries quoted 165 126 189
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
Essex

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) SLA
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) assyst
6 3 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (6.67%) XenApp

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix