The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 82 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.12% 1.10% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.12% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 10
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £53,150 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Applications Support
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1298 806 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.18% 98.77% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 722 919
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Applications Support
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the East Sussex region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in East Sussex

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Applications Support
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 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
Brighton -9 27 £28,250 +17.70%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 31 (51.67%) Internet
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) Front Office
3 22 (36.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (33.33%) .NET
5 19 (31.67%) C#
5 19 (31.67%) SaaS
6 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (28.33%) Degree
7 17 (28.33%) SMTP
7 17 (28.33%) T-SQL
7 17 (28.33%) IMail Server
8 15 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 14 (23.33%) CSS
10 13 (21.67%) SOAP
10 13 (21.67%) XML
10 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
10 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
10 13 (21.67%) Integration Testing
10 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
11 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.33%) ITIL
12 6 (10.00%) SLA
12 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 4 (6.67%) WCF
14 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
14 4 (6.67%) HTML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (1.67%) CMS
1 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visualfiles
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Internet
2 17 (28.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) CSS
3 13 (21.67%) SOAP
3 13 (21.67%) XML
4 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.67%) HTML
5 4 (6.67%) WCF
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.67%) Integration Testing
3 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Line Management
5 3 (5.00%) Change Management
5 3 (5.00%) MVC
6 2 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (1.67%) Service Management
7 1 (1.67%) TDD
7 1 (1.67%) Web Development
7 1 (1.67%) People Management
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.67%) BDD
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 19 (31.67%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) VB6
5 3 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) IMail Server
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle