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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 121 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 160 135 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 1.60% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.67% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 142 117 111
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
7245 8067 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.91% 95.35% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5972 6731 6878
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +20 55 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Hertfordshire +19 39 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Bedfordshire +33 32 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 18 £23,000 -32.84% 2
Suffolk +11 9 £27,500 -12.69%
Norfolk +3 7 £37,500 -2.59%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 180 (53.73%) SQL
2 93 (27.76%) ITIL
3 92 (27.46%) Java
4 91 (27.16%) SQL Server
5 80 (23.88%) Finance
6 78 (23.28%) .NET
7 75 (22.39%) Microsoft
8 72 (21.49%) IIS
9 65 (19.40%) Oracle
10 60 (17.91%) PL/SQL
11 58 (17.31%) Tomcat
12 55 (16.42%) UNIX
12 55 (16.42%) Service Management
13 53 (15.82%) Linux
13 53 (15.82%) SLA
14 52 (15.52%) Windows
14 52 (15.52%) WebLogic
15 49 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (11.64%) MS Excel
17 38 (11.34%) Apache
18 36 (10.75%) Solaris
19 35 (10.45%) XML
20 34 (10.15%) J2EE
21 33 (9.85%) HTML
22 32 (9.55%) C#
23 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET
24 28 (8.36%) Degree
24 28 (8.36%) XSL
25 27 (8.06%) MySQL
26 26 (7.76%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 72 (21.49%) IIS
2 58 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 52 (15.52%) WebLogic
4 38 (11.34%) Apache
5 18 (5.37%) JBoss
6 12 (3.58%) SAS
6 12 (3.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.30%) Lync
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.30%) Zope
11 1 (0.30%) Plone
Applications
1 39 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.39%) Agresso
3 7 (2.09%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (2.09%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.90%) Maximo
4 3 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.90%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.90%) SAP HR-PA
4 3 (0.90%) SAP HR-PD
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Primavera
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.30%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.78%) AMQP
2 6 (1.79%) HTTP
3 4 (1.19%) Internet
4 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) Wireless
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) MPLS
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.06%) MySQL
3 14 (4.18%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.90%) EDMS
10 3 (0.90%) MS Access
10 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.69%) VisualVM
2 7 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.60%) JIRA
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (23.88%) Finance
2 13 (3.88%) Banking
3 6 (1.79%) Retail
4 5 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.49%) Automotive
5 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.19%) Legal
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.60%) Back Office
6 2 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.28%) .NET
2 35 (10.45%) XML
3 34 (10.15%) J2EE
4 33 (9.85%) HTML
5 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET
6 28 (8.36%) XSL
7 25 (7.46%) XSLT
8 23 (6.87%) JMS
8 23 (6.87%) CSS
9 16 (4.78%) REST
10 15 (4.48%) Web Services
11 13 (3.88%) COM+
11 13 (3.88%) Middleware
12 10 (2.99%) JSP
13 9 (2.69%) Struts
13 9 (2.69%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.69%) Spring
13 9 (2.69%) JSF
13 9 (2.69%) Java EE
13 9 (2.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 17 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.88%) DataPower
5 12 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.49%) EPoS
8 3 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.30%) GIS
10 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.42%) UNIX
2 53 (15.82%) Linux
3 52 (15.52%) Windows
4 36 (10.75%) Solaris
5 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.09%) HPUX
8 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.49%) AIX
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) VMS
12 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.76%) ITIL
2 55 (16.42%) Service Management
3 25 (7.46%) E-Commerce
3 25 (7.46%) Incident Management
4 22 (6.57%) MVC
5 20 (5.97%) Problem Management
6 19 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (5.07%) Mentoring
8 17 (5.07%) Time Management
9 16 (4.78%) Change Control
9 16 (4.78%) CRM
10 12 (3.58%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.28%) Change Management
11 11 (3.28%) Web Development
12 10 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (2.99%) Business Analysis
12 10 (2.99%) Project Management
13 9 (2.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (53.73%) SQL
2 92 (27.46%) Java
3 60 (17.91%) PL/SQL
4 32 (9.55%) C#
5 26 (7.76%) Shell Script
6 23 (6.87%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.07%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.28%) PHP
9 10 (2.99%) C
10 9 (2.69%) VB
11 7 (2.09%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.79%) C++
13 5 (1.49%) VBA
13 5 (1.49%) VB6
13 5 (1.49%) Groovy
14 3 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.60%) XQuery
15 2 (0.60%) Python
15 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.36%) Degree
2 20 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.82%) SLA
2 14 (4.18%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Opsview
2 9 (2.69%) Nagios
3 2 (0.60%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 75 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 65 (19.40%) Oracle
3 17 (5.07%) IBM
4 13 (3.88%) Splunk
4 13 (3.88%) SAP
4 13 (3.88%) Sun
5 7 (2.09%) Infor
6 6 (1.79%) BEA
7 4 (1.19%) webMethods
8 3 (0.90%) VMware
8 3 (0.90%) Sage
8 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.90%) CODA
8 3 (0.90%) Cognos
9 2 (0.60%) SmartStream
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) i2
9 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
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