The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 82 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.88% 4.51% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 4.72% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 3
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
775 487 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.61% 95.49% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 670 392 424
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Dorset

Applications Support
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -40 7 £34,000 -12.25%
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) IIS
3 14 (70.00%) MS Office
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (50.00%) MCSE
5 10 (50.00%) MCSA
5 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) WinForms
7 4 (20.00%) Time Management
7 4 (20.00%) QMS
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) VBA
8 3 (15.00%) C
8 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
9 2 (10.00%) AS400
9 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Degree

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (70.00%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Office
2 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
1 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Time Management
1 4 (20.00%) QMS
1 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) RPG
5 2 (10.00%) RPG IV
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) MCSE
1 10 (50.00%) MCSA
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle