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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 140 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 126 124 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 1.76% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.84% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 108 116 176
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
7290 6738 8754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 5795 7457
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 £24,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 37 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Bedfordshire -21 30 £38,500 -2.53% 5
Essex +15 26 £42,500 +41.66%
Cambridgeshire +11 22 £27,000 -10.00% 4
Norfolk +8 8 £18,000 -20.00% 1
Suffolk -6 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 172 (66.67%) SQL
2 105 (40.70%) Oracle
3 85 (32.95%) SQL Server
4 82 (31.78%) Java
5 74 (28.68%) UNIX
6 68 (26.36%) Finance
7 60 (23.26%) .NET
8 56 (21.71%) ITIL
9 51 (19.77%) Linux
10 42 (16.28%) IIS
11 40 (15.50%) Windows
12 39 (15.12%) Tomcat
13 38 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (13.18%) C#
15 33 (12.79%) E-Commerce
15 33 (12.79%) Solaris
16 32 (12.40%) Degree
17 27 (10.47%) JavaScript
17 27 (10.47%) J2EE
18 26 (10.08%) JBoss
18 26 (10.08%) SLA
18 26 (10.08%) QA
19 24 (9.30%) Microsoft
20 23 (8.91%) HTML
21 21 (8.14%) MS Excel
22 20 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (7.75%) Apache
22 20 (7.75%) PL/SQL
22 20 (7.75%) Sun
23 19 (7.36%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 42 (16.28%) IIS
2 39 (15.12%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.75%) Apache
4 19 (7.36%) WebLogic
5 16 (6.20%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.10%) OpenEdge
8 4 (1.55%) Tuxedo
9 3 (1.16%) CMS
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.78%) JCAPS
10 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 21 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.26%) MS Office
3 5 (1.94%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.71%) Agresso
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.78%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.39%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) FTP
2 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.26%) MySQL
6 10 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.94%) DB2
10 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.16%) QlikView
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.16%) OLAP
11 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.78%) Informix
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.94%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (1.55%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.39%) Toad
4 1 (0.39%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) PVCS
4 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 68 (26.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Retail
3 9 (3.49%) Marketing
4 7 (2.71%) General Ledger
4 7 (2.71%) Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.94%) Billing
7 4 (1.55%) Electronics
7 4 (1.55%) Back Office
8 3 (1.16%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.26%) .NET
2 27 (10.47%) J2EE
3 23 (8.91%) HTML
4 14 (5.43%) XML
4 14 (5.43%) CSS
5 12 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.65%) Web Services
6 7 (2.71%) Middleware
7 6 (2.33%) Classic ASP
8 5 (1.94%) JSP
8 5 (1.94%) COM+
9 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.78%) Servlets
10 2 (0.78%) XSL
10 2 (0.78%) jQuery
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle ADF
11 1 (0.39%) XHTML
11 1 (0.39%) COM
11 1 (0.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.65%) Wiki
3 7 (2.71%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.55%) DataPower
6 4 (1.55%) DTV
6 4 (1.55%) AS400
7 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) iSeries
7 3 (1.16%) Kindle
8 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.78%) EPoS
8 2 (0.78%) EFT
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 74 (28.68%) UNIX
2 51 (19.77%) Linux
3 40 (15.50%) Windows
4 33 (12.79%) Solaris
5 10 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.94%) AIX
6 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.71%) ITIL
2 33 (12.79%) E-Commerce
3 20 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (6.59%) Service Management
5 16 (6.20%) OO
6 15 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 15 (5.81%) CRM
7 14 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.43%) Change Control
8 12 (4.65%) OOD
9 11 (4.26%) Time Management
9 11 (4.26%) SOA
10 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.88%) Validation
10 10 (3.88%) Web Analytics
10 10 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.88%) Analytics
11 9 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.10%) ERP
12 8 (3.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (66.67%) SQL
2 82 (31.78%) Java
3 34 (13.18%) C#
4 27 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.75%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.43%) VB
7 13 (5.04%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.26%) C
9 9 (3.49%) PHP
10 5 (1.94%) VBA
11 4 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.55%) COBOL
11 4 (1.55%) Perl
11 4 (1.55%) Korn
12 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.39%) Ruby
14 1 (0.39%) VB6
14 1 (0.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (12.40%) Degree
2 9 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.39%) MCTS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) PMP
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.08%) SLA
1 26 (10.08%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) Opsview
2 4 (1.55%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.55%) Nagios
3 3 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (40.70%) Oracle
2 26 (10.08%) JBoss
3 24 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.75%) Sun
5 16 (6.20%) SAP
5 16 (6.20%) IBM
6 11 (4.26%) webMethods
7 10 (3.88%) Software AG
8 8 (3.10%) Google
9 7 (2.71%) Sage
10 5 (1.94%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.55%) Splunk
11 4 (1.55%) Sybase
12 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.16%) CODA
12 3 (1.16%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (0.78%) Remedy
13 2 (0.78%) Anite
13 2 (0.78%) Capita
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