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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 105 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 169 106 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.32% 1.62% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.68% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 148 94 141
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
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
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Bedfordshire +25 45 £46,500 +32.85% 4
Essex -2 40 £27,500 -35.29% 5
Cambridgeshire +15 37 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Hertfordshire +7 32 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Suffolk +2 9 £26,000 -8.77% 1
Norfolk +3 7 £18,000 -26.15% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 216 (58.38%) SQL
2 125 (33.78%) Java
3 123 (33.24%) SQL Server
4 110 (29.73%) Oracle
5 103 (27.84%) ITIL
6 92 (24.86%) .NET
6 92 (24.86%) IIS
7 89 (24.05%) Tomcat
8 88 (23.78%) Finance
9 87 (23.51%) Microsoft
10 84 (22.70%) UNIX
11 78 (21.08%) Linux
12 69 (18.65%) SLA
13 67 (18.11%) Windows
13 67 (18.11%) PL/SQL
14 63 (17.03%) Apache
15 57 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (14.32%) Service Management
17 51 (13.78%) Solaris
17 51 (13.78%) WebLogic
18 50 (13.51%) Degree
19 48 (12.97%) MS Excel
20 44 (11.89%) J2EE
21 43 (11.62%) C#
22 40 (10.81%) E-Commerce
23 37 (10.00%) SharePoint
24 36 (9.73%) Shell Script
25 35 (9.46%) JBoss
26 34 (9.19%) MySQL
27 32 (8.65%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 92 (24.86%) IIS
2 89 (24.05%) Tomcat
3 63 (17.03%) Apache
4 51 (13.78%) WebLogic
5 37 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 35 (9.46%) JBoss
7 17 (4.59%) WebSphere
8 16 (4.32%) OpenEdge
9 13 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.97%) Lync
11 9 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.08%) Tuxedo
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.81%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
16 1 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
16 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
16 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 48 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.38%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (8.65%) Agresso
2 21 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.97%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.35%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.81%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.27%) Maximo
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.24%) AMQP
2 11 (2.97%) Internet
3 6 (1.62%) WAN
3 6 (1.62%) LAN
3 6 (1.62%) FTP
3 6 (1.62%) VPN
4 3 (0.81%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (33.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.19%) MySQL
3 22 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
14 2 (0.54%) OLAP
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.51%) VisualVM
2 10 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) PVCS
4 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 88 (23.78%) Finance
2 12 (3.24%) Retail
3 8 (2.16%) Banking
4 7 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.81%) Legal
6 3 (0.81%) Billing
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
7 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.54%) Back Office
7 2 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (24.86%) .NET
2 44 (11.89%) J2EE
3 25 (6.76%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.76%) XML
4 24 (6.49%) HTML
5 20 (5.41%) XSL
5 20 (5.41%) XSLT
6 14 (3.78%) JMS
6 14 (3.78%) CSS
7 13 (3.51%) Middleware
7 13 (3.51%) JSP
7 13 (3.51%) COM+
8 12 (3.24%) REST
9 8 (2.16%) Struts
9 8 (2.16%) Java EE
9 8 (2.16%) Spring
9 8 (2.16%) JSF
9 8 (2.16%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.35%) jQuery
11 4 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.32%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.51%) DataPower
5 10 (2.70%) Wiki
6 7 (1.89%) EPoS
7 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.08%) Clustering
9 3 (0.81%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.81%) NHS
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) FMCG
10 2 (0.54%) iSeries
10 2 (0.54%) EFT
10 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.27%) Replication
11 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 84 (22.70%) UNIX
2 78 (21.08%) Linux
3 67 (18.11%) Windows
4 51 (13.78%) Solaris
5 14 (3.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) HPUX
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.84%) ITIL
2 53 (14.32%) Service Management
3 40 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 32 (8.65%) CRM
5 24 (6.49%) Time Management
6 20 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 20 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 20 (5.41%) MVC
7 18 (4.86%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (4.59%) SOA
8 17 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (4.05%) OO
11 14 (3.78%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.78%) Project Management
12 13 (3.51%) Validation
12 13 (3.51%) Web Analytics
12 13 (3.51%) Analytics
13 12 (3.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 216 (58.38%) SQL
2 125 (33.78%) Java
3 67 (18.11%) PL/SQL
4 43 (11.62%) C#
5 36 (9.73%) Shell Script
6 26 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.70%) C
7 10 (2.70%) VB
8 9 (2.43%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.16%) VBA
10 7 (1.89%) PHP
11 4 (1.08%) C++
11 4 (1.08%) VB6
12 3 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.81%) Groovy
12 3 (0.81%) Erlang
13 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (13.51%) Degree
2 22 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.08%) MCTS
5 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (18.65%) SLA
2 10 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.62%) Terminal Server
2 6 (1.62%) Samba
3 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.51%) Nagios
1 13 (3.51%) Opsview
2 4 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (29.73%) Oracle
2 87 (23.51%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.57%) IBM
4 13 (3.51%) webMethods
4 13 (3.51%) Software AG
4 13 (3.51%) Splunk
5 12 (3.24%) Google
6 10 (2.70%) Sun
6 10 (2.70%) SAP
7 7 (1.89%) Citrix
8 6 (1.62%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.62%) Cisco
9 4 (1.08%) Sage
10 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.81%) BEA
10 3 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (0.54%) CODA
11 2 (0.54%) SmartStream
11 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.54%) Capita
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