The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 100 153 123
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 208 96 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.62% 1.40% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.45% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 178 82 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Applications Support
England

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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +23 65 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bedfordshire +32 49 £46,500 +32.85% 3
Essex +11 42 £28,000 -34.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 31 £27,500 -14.06% 2
Suffolk +12 12 £27,500 +25.00%
Norfolk +9 10 £18,000 -48.57%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 211 (62.99%) SQL
2 115 (34.33%) SQL Server
3 113 (33.73%) Java
4 108 (32.24%) Oracle
5 96 (28.66%) ITIL
6 86 (25.67%) UNIX
7 80 (23.88%) IIS
8 78 (23.28%) Tomcat
8 78 (23.28%) .NET
9 77 (22.99%) Finance
9 77 (22.99%) Linux
10 72 (21.49%) Microsoft
11 67 (20.00%) Windows
12 62 (18.51%) SLA
13 55 (16.42%) Apache
14 52 (15.52%) PL/SQL
15 49 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (14.33%) Degree
17 46 (13.73%) Solaris
18 44 (13.13%) Service Management
19 41 (12.24%) WebLogic
20 40 (11.94%) MS Excel
21 39 (11.64%) C#
22 37 (11.04%) J2EE
23 36 (10.75%) SharePoint
24 35 (10.45%) JBoss
25 34 (10.15%) E-Commerce
26 32 (9.55%) Shell Script
27 31 (9.25%) CRM
28 30 (8.96%) Agresso

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (23.88%) IIS
2 78 (23.28%) Tomcat
3 55 (16.42%) Apache
4 41 (12.24%) WebLogic
5 36 (10.75%) SharePoint
6 35 (10.45%) JBoss
7 20 (5.97%) WebSphere
8 17 (5.07%) OpenEdge
9 16 (4.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (3.28%) Lync
11 9 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.19%) Tuxedo
12 4 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.90%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.60%) JCAPS
14 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
15 1 (0.30%) CMS
15 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 40 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.36%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (8.96%) Agresso
2 19 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (3.28%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.90%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.28%) Internet
2 8 (2.39%) AMQP
3 6 (1.79%) VPN
3 6 (1.79%) LAN
3 6 (1.79%) WAN
3 6 (1.79%) FTP
4 3 (0.90%) Firewall
5 2 (0.60%) Wireless
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.36%) MySQL
3 23 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.19%) DB2
13 3 (0.90%) OLAP
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.28%) VisualVM
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.30%) Toad
4 1 (0.30%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) PVCS
General
1 77 (22.99%) Finance
2 15 (4.48%) Retail
3 8 (2.39%) Banking
4 5 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.19%) Billing
6 3 (0.90%) Back Office
6 3 (0.90%) Legal
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Law
7 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.28%) .NET
2 37 (11.04%) J2EE
3 24 (7.16%) HTML
4 22 (6.57%) XML
5 17 (5.07%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.48%) XSL
6 15 (4.48%) XSLT
7 13 (3.88%) Middleware
7 13 (3.88%) CSS
7 13 (3.88%) JSP
8 11 (3.28%) COM+
9 10 (2.99%) JMS
10 9 (2.69%) REST
11 7 (2.09%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.09%) Spring
11 7 (2.09%) JSF
11 7 (2.09%) Java EE
11 7 (2.09%) Struts
12 6 (1.79%) Web Services
13 3 (0.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.78%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.58%) Wiki
4 11 (3.28%) DataPower
5 6 (1.79%) EPoS
6 4 (1.19%) Clustering
6 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.90%) EFT
8 2 (0.60%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.60%) FMCG
8 2 (0.60%) iSeries
8 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) Open Source
9 1 (0.30%) Online Games
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.67%) UNIX
2 77 (22.99%) Linux
3 67 (20.00%) Windows
4 46 (13.73%) Solaris
5 11 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.60%) HPUX
8 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.66%) ITIL
2 44 (13.13%) Service Management
3 34 (10.15%) E-Commerce
4 31 (9.25%) CRM
5 21 (6.27%) Time Management
6 20 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 20 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.07%) SOA
7 17 (5.07%) OO
7 17 (5.07%) Problem Management
8 16 (4.78%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (3.88%) Analytics
10 13 (3.88%) Web Analytics
10 13 (3.88%) Validation
11 12 (3.58%) MVC
11 12 (3.58%) OOD
12 11 (3.28%) Project Management
12 11 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (2.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (62.99%) SQL
2 113 (33.73%) Java
3 52 (15.52%) PL/SQL
4 39 (11.64%) C#
5 32 (9.55%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.36%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.88%) C
8 9 (2.69%) VB
9 8 (2.39%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.79%) PHP
10 6 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.79%) VBA
11 4 (1.19%) C++
11 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.90%) VB6
12 3 (0.90%) Korn
12 3 (0.90%) Erlang
12 3 (0.90%) Groovy
13 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (14.33%) Degree
2 19 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.19%) MCTS
5 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (18.51%) SLA
2 16 (4.78%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.79%) Terminal Server
2 6 (1.79%) Samba
3 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.28%) Nagios
1 11 (3.28%) Opsview
2 5 (1.49%) Puppet
3 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 108 (32.24%) Oracle
2 72 (21.49%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.66%) IBM
4 13 (3.88%) Software AG
4 13 (3.88%) webMethods
5 12 (3.58%) Sun
5 12 (3.58%) Google
6 11 (3.28%) Splunk
7 7 (2.09%) Citrix
8 6 (1.79%) Cisco
8 6 (1.79%) SAP
8 6 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.90%) Sage
9 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.90%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (0.60%) Capita
10 2 (0.60%) VMware
10 2 (0.60%) BEA
11 1 (0.30%) Retek
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago