The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 1 August 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 153 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 110 144 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.88% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.99% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 91 131 143
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.97% -5.23%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7614 7225 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.79% 94.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6337 6185 7043
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 1 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -24 31 £34,000 +3.03% 2
Essex +17 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bedfordshire -20 24 £36,750 -8.12% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 22 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Suffolk -5 7 £31,500 +8.62%
Norfolk -6 3 £30,500 +35.55%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 167 (63.50%) SQL
2 98 (37.26%) Oracle
3 86 (32.70%) Finance
4 76 (28.90%) SQL Server
5 73 (27.76%) Java
6 68 (25.86%) .NET
7 50 (19.01%) UNIX
8 40 (15.21%) Windows
9 37 (14.07%) ITIL
10 33 (12.55%) C#
11 29 (11.03%) HTML
11 29 (11.03%) Linux
12 28 (10.65%) E-Commerce
12 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
12 28 (10.65%) Microsoft
12 28 (10.65%) QA
13 27 (10.27%) CRM
14 25 (9.51%) IIS
15 24 (9.13%) XML
15 24 (9.13%) SLA
16 22 (8.37%) Degree
16 22 (8.37%) SharePoint
16 22 (8.37%) Solaris
16 22 (8.37%) VB
17 21 (7.98%) J2EE
17 21 (7.98%) SAP
18 20 (7.60%) ASP.NET
19 19 (7.22%) Tomcat
19 19 (7.22%) Sun
19 19 (7.22%) Relational Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (9.51%) IIS
2 22 (8.37%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.08%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.18%) Apache
6 9 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.52%) Drupal
9 4 (1.52%) CMS
9 4 (1.52%) OpenEdge
10 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.76%) Documentum
12 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.76%) Windchill
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Magento
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (1.90%) Agresso
2 5 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.38%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.38%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.38%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.90%) FTP
1 5 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.38%) VPN
2 1 (0.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.56%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.18%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.04%) MySQL
6 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.90%) DB2
8 5 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.14%) QlikView
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.76%) Informix
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.76%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.38%) OLAP
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.90%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.52%) Subversion
3 4 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.76%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 86 (32.70%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Marketing
2 14 (5.32%) Retail
3 10 (3.80%) Banking
4 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.90%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.52%) Electronics
7 3 (1.14%) Billing
7 3 (1.14%) Back Office
7 3 (1.14%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (25.86%) .NET
2 29 (11.03%) HTML
3 24 (9.13%) XML
4 21 (7.98%) J2EE
5 20 (7.60%) ASP.NET
6 18 (6.84%) CSS
7 15 (5.70%) Web Services
8 8 (3.04%) Classic ASP
9 6 (2.28%) jQuery
10 5 (1.90%) Middleware
10 5 (1.90%) HTML5
11 4 (1.52%) Sass
11 4 (1.52%) CSS3
11 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.52%) Silverlight
11 4 (1.52%) XSL
11 4 (1.52%) XSLT
11 4 (1.52%) Flash
11 4 (1.52%) JSP
12 3 (1.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.42%) Kindle
1 9 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.66%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.28%) Mathematics
3 6 (2.28%) Wiki
3 6 (2.28%) AS400
4 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.52%) DTV
6 3 (1.14%) Statistics
7 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.76%) DataPower
7 2 (0.76%) iSeries
7 2 (0.76%) EPoS
7 2 (0.76%) EFT
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.01%) UNIX
2 40 (15.21%) Windows
3 29 (11.03%) Linux
4 22 (8.37%) Solaris
5 11 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.90%) AIX
9 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.07%) ITIL
2 28 (10.65%) E-Commerce
3 27 (10.27%) CRM
4 17 (6.46%) Configuration Management
5 15 (5.70%) Performance Management
6 14 (5.32%) OO
7 13 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 13 (4.94%) Change Control
8 11 (4.18%) Release Management
9 10 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.80%) Software Testing
9 10 (3.80%) ERP
10 9 (3.42%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.04%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.66%) Software Engineering
12 7 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.28%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (63.50%) SQL
2 73 (27.76%) Java
3 33 (12.55%) C#
4 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.37%) VB
6 18 (6.84%) PHP
7 15 (5.70%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.70%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.80%) Perl
9 7 (2.66%) VBA
9 7 (2.66%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.90%) C
10 5 (1.90%) Korn
11 4 (1.52%) COBOL
11 4 (1.52%) XQuery
12 3 (1.14%) VBScript
12 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.14%) VB6
13 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (8.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.38%) ACCA
3 1 (0.38%) PMP
3 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.65%) QA
2 24 (9.13%) SLA
3 13 (4.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.14%) Opsview
3 2 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 98 (37.26%) Oracle
2 28 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.98%) SAP
4 19 (7.22%) Sun
5 12 (4.56%) JBoss
6 11 (4.18%) Business Objects
7 10 (3.80%) IBM
7 10 (3.80%) CODA
8 8 (3.04%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.28%) Sage
10 4 (1.52%) Sybase
10 4 (1.52%) Adobe
11 3 (1.14%) Citrix
11 3 (1.14%) Northgate
11 3 (1.14%) Guidewire
12 2 (0.76%) Splunk
12 2 (0.76%) Capita
12 2 (0.76%) Orchard
12 2 (0.76%) Anite
13 1 (0.38%) Remedy
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