The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / East of England
Rank 137 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 112 157 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 2.28% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.36% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 101 135 158
Median salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5710 6664 7051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.94% 96.97% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4698 5512 5704
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the East of England

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the East of England

Applications Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -23 33 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Essex -1 26 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 21 £45,750 +40.76% 1
Bedfordshire +12 12 £32,500 -26.96% 2
Suffolk -2 12 £28,250 -24.66% 1
Norfolk -8 9 £29,500 +9.25%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 157 (58.36%) SQL
2 123 (45.72%) Windows
3 77 (28.62%) Finance
4 74 (27.51%) SQL Server
5 69 (25.65%) ITIL
6 61 (22.68%) .NET
7 53 (19.70%) Windows Server
8 52 (19.33%) Java
9 50 (18.59%) Degree
10 45 (16.73%) Incident Management
11 44 (16.36%) Linux
12 39 (14.50%) Oracle
13 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
14 33 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (12.27%) Banking
15 32 (11.90%) Change Management
15 32 (11.90%) XML
16 31 (11.52%) Unix
17 30 (11.15%) JavaScript
17 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
18 29 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 27 (10.04%) Root Cause Analysis
19 27 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (9.67%) C#
21 25 (9.29%) Web Services
21 25 (9.29%) SLA
22 22 (8.18%) Tomcat
22 22 (8.18%) Problem Management
23 21 (7.81%) PowerShell
24 20 (7.43%) CSS

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (8.18%) Tomcat
2 20 (7.43%) IIS
3 19 (7.06%) Apache
4 18 (6.69%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.20%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.60%) JBoss
7 4 (1.49%) Gentran
7 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.74%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.49%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.74%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.83%) HTTP
1 13 (4.83%) Internet
2 6 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.49%) Firewall
3 4 (1.49%) LDAP
3 4 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.74%) DNS
4 2 (0.74%) PPP
4 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.43%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.23%) MySQL
9 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.49%) Cognos Report Studio
10 4 (1.49%) DTS
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.49%) ProClarity
10 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.49%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.37%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) JIRA
3 2 (0.74%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.74%) VisualVM
General
1 77 (28.62%) Finance
2 33 (12.27%) Banking
3 19 (7.06%) Retail
4 11 (4.09%) Back Office
5 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.12%) Publishing
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
6 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.68%) .NET
2 32 (11.90%) XML
3 25 (9.29%) Web Services
4 20 (7.43%) CSS
5 18 (6.69%) HTML
5 18 (6.69%) Middleware
6 17 (6.32%) jQuery
7 13 (4.83%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.46%) Apache Camel
9 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.35%) XSLT
10 8 (2.97%) iOS SDK
10 8 (2.97%) SOAP
11 7 (2.60%) Java EE
12 4 (1.49%) EDI
12 4 (1.49%) JSF
12 4 (1.49%) REST
12 4 (1.49%) XSL
13 3 (1.12%) JSP
13 3 (1.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.72%) CMDB
5 9 (3.35%) EPoS
6 7 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.23%) DataPower
8 5 (1.86%) Life Science
9 4 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.49%) iSeries
9 4 (1.49%) Wiki
10 3 (1.12%) NHS
10 3 (1.12%) Replication
11 2 (0.74%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.37%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.37%) Informatics
12 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.37%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 123 (45.72%) Windows
2 53 (19.70%) Windows Server
3 44 (16.36%) Linux
4 31 (11.52%) Unix
5 19 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.20%) Apple iOS
7 12 (4.46%) CentOS
8 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.97%) Android
10 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.65%) ITIL
2 45 (16.73%) Incident Management
3 33 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (11.90%) Change Management
5 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
6 27 (10.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (8.18%) Problem Management
8 18 (6.69%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.32%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.95%) Release Management
10 16 (5.95%) Software Delivery
11 14 (5.20%) Supplier Management
12 12 (4.46%) Analytics
13 11 (4.09%) Data Protection
13 11 (4.09%) Document Management
14 10 (3.72%) Business Analytics
14 10 (3.72%) Conflict Management
14 10 (3.72%) Risk Management
15 9 (3.35%) Capacity Management
15 9 (3.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (58.36%) SQL
2 52 (19.33%) Java
3 30 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.67%) C#
5 21 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.32%) C
6 17 (6.32%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.95%) VB
8 12 (4.46%) Perl
9 10 (3.72%) C++
10 9 (3.35%) PHP
10 9 (3.35%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.97%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.23%) ABAP
13 6 (2.23%) Python
14 5 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.74%) Groovy
16 2 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (18.59%) Degree
2 4 (1.49%) CCA
3 3 (1.12%) HND
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.12%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.37%) MCSA
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) HL7
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) Nagios
1 6 (2.23%) Opsview
2 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (14.50%) Oracle
2 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.09%) IBM
4 10 (3.72%) SAP
4 10 (3.72%) VMware
5 9 (3.35%) Cognos
6 6 (2.23%) DevExpress
6 6 (2.23%) Splunk
7 5 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.49%) F5
8 4 (1.49%) Informatica
8 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.12%) Sage
9 3 (1.12%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.74%) CA
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix
11 1 (0.37%) IFS
11 1 (0.37%) Kofax
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