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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 66 84 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 23 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.77% 1.79% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.81% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 25
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £34,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
820 773 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.68% 98.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 696 465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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 +11 21 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Poole - 2 £26,750 - 1
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) Asset Management
4 15 (39.47%) Investment Banking
4 15 (39.47%) Banking
5 12 (31.58%) Process Improvement
5 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (26.32%) Hedge funds
6 10 (26.32%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.68%) User Experience
8 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) C#
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.05%) Unix
8 8 (21.05%) Sun
8 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) General Ledger
8 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
8 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (18.42%) XML
10 6 (15.79%) PHP
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 6 (15.79%) Workflow
10 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) FileMaker
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
2 15 (39.47%) Investment Banking
3 8 (21.05%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Flex
4 4 (10.53%) Flash
5 3 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (26.32%) Hedge funds
3 9 (23.68%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) SWIFT
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Asset Management
2 12 (31.58%) Process Improvement
3 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Server Patching
4 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) PHP
3 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Sun
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Adobe
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago