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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 118 163 122
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 163 111 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 1.39% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.45% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 152 91 133
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+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
7127 7645 7252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.91% 95.86% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 6385 6208
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Essex +32 64 £46,250 +8.82% 8
Cambridgeshire +29 37 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire -15 30 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Bedfordshire -5 21 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Suffolk -10 6 £27,500 -12.69%
Norfolk +4 5 £27,000 -11.47% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 202 (61.96%) SQL
2 94 (28.83%) ITIL
3 92 (28.22%) SQL Server
4 81 (24.85%) Microsoft
5 80 (24.54%) Finance
6 67 (20.55%) Java
7 65 (19.94%) Windows
8 56 (17.18%) MS Excel
9 55 (16.87%) IIS
10 49 (15.03%) .NET
11 47 (14.42%) Oracle
12 46 (14.11%) Linux
12 46 (14.11%) Service Management
13 43 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (12.58%) UNIX
15 40 (12.27%) PL/SQL
16 39 (11.96%) SLA
17 37 (11.35%) WebLogic
17 37 (11.35%) Tomcat
18 35 (10.74%) HTML
18 35 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (10.43%) MS Office
20 32 (9.82%) XML
21 31 (9.51%) C#
21 31 (9.51%) T-SQL
21 31 (9.51%) Degree
22 28 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 27 (8.28%) Incident Management
24 25 (7.67%) XSL
25 24 (7.36%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (16.87%) IIS
2 37 (11.35%) WebLogic
2 37 (11.35%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.75%) Apache
4 16 (4.91%) JBoss
5 14 (4.29%) SAS
6 9 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.76%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.31%) Zope
10 1 (0.31%) Plone
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 56 (17.18%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.53%) Maximo
3 4 (1.23%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.92%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.92%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.92%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.92%) SAP HR-PA
4 3 (0.92%) SAP HR-PD
5 2 (0.61%) Magento
5 2 (0.61%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.61%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.31%) Primavera
6 1 (0.31%) Agresso
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.29%) AMQP
2 5 (1.53%) HTTP
3 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.92%) DNS
4 3 (0.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.31%) WAN
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) SAN
6 1 (0.31%) CTI
6 1 (0.31%) MPLS
6 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.31%) VLAN
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (28.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.36%) Crystal Reports
3 24 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.91%) MySQL
5 15 (4.60%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.92%) EDMS
12 3 (0.92%) DTS
12 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.15%) VisualVM
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 80 (24.54%) Finance
2 14 (4.29%) Banking
3 11 (3.37%) Back Office
4 7 (2.15%) Retail
5 6 (1.84%) Front Office
6 5 (1.53%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Legal
7 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.23%) Billing
8 3 (0.92%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.03%) .NET
2 35 (10.74%) HTML
3 32 (9.82%) XML
4 25 (7.67%) XSL
5 24 (7.36%) CSS
6 22 (6.75%) XSLT
7 21 (6.44%) JMS
8 19 (5.83%) ASP.NET
9 18 (5.52%) J2EE
10 14 (4.29%) Web Services
10 14 (4.29%) REST
11 11 (3.37%) COM+
11 11 (3.37%) Middleware
12 8 (2.45%) Hibernate
12 8 (2.45%) Spring
12 8 (2.45%) JSF
12 8 (2.45%) JSP
12 8 (2.45%) Struts
12 8 (2.45%) Java EE
12 8 (2.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.91%) Client/Server
3 16 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.37%) DataPower
4 11 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.61%) User Experience
6 2 (0.61%) AS400
6 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.61%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) Wiki
7 1 (0.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.94%) Windows
2 46 (14.11%) Linux
3 41 (12.58%) UNIX
4 20 (6.13%) Solaris
5 10 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.45%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.15%) HPUX
7 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.53%) AIX
9 4 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) VMS
12 1 (0.31%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.83%) ITIL
2 46 (14.11%) Service Management
3 35 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (8.28%) Incident Management
5 23 (7.06%) Problem Management
6 19 (5.83%) E-Commerce
7 18 (5.52%) Change Control
8 17 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (5.21%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.91%) Time Management
10 15 (4.60%) OO
10 15 (4.60%) CRM
11 14 (4.29%) Project Management
11 14 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 13 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (3.99%) Service Delivery
13 12 (3.68%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.68%) PRINCE2
13 12 (3.68%) Analytics
14 11 (3.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (61.96%) SQL
2 67 (20.55%) Java
3 40 (12.27%) PL/SQL
4 31 (9.51%) C#
4 31 (9.51%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.44%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.99%) C
7 11 (3.37%) PHP
7 11 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.76%) VB
9 8 (2.45%) C++
10 7 (2.15%) VBA
11 6 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.53%) Groovy
13 3 (0.92%) VB6
14 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.61%) XQuery
15 1 (0.31%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.31%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 31 (9.51%) Degree
2 12 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.96%) SLA
2 18 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) XenApp
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.37%) Opsview
2 7 (2.15%) Nagios
3 4 (1.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.42%) Oracle
3 20 (6.13%) IBM
4 15 (4.60%) Sun
5 11 (3.37%) Splunk
6 9 (2.76%) Infor
6 9 (2.76%) SAP
6 9 (2.76%) Cognos
7 8 (2.45%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (2.15%) CODA
9 5 (1.53%) BEA
10 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.23%) webMethods
10 4 (1.23%) VMware
10 4 (1.23%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.92%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.61%) Thunderhead
12 2 (0.61%) i2
12 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.61%) Citrix
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