The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 56 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 36 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.88% 1.55% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 1.62% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 29
Average salary £43,750 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Applications Support
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1180 1108 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.32% 95.43% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 925 857 736
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Essex

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Essex

Applications Support
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Colchester +23 18 £52,500 +75.00%
Brentwood +4 9 £43,750 -
Harlow - 3 £23,500 - 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 30 (49.18%) E-Commerce
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 27 (44.26%) .NET
4 24 (39.34%) Java
4 24 (39.34%) Finance
5 22 (36.07%) IIS
6 21 (34.43%) JBoss
7 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.79%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (31.15%) Oracle
9 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.95%) SOA
11 13 (21.31%) Validation
11 13 (21.31%) Software AG
11 13 (21.31%) webMethods
11 13 (21.31%) Web Analytics
11 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
11 13 (21.31%) Analytics
12 12 (19.67%) Degree
12 12 (19.67%) ITIL
13 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
13 11 (18.03%) Google
13 11 (18.03%) Google Analytics
14 8 (13.11%) IBM
14 8 (13.11%) Windows
14 8 (13.11%) Apache
14 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
15 7 (11.48%) COM+
15 7 (11.48%) Tomcat

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 22 (36.07%) IIS
2 21 (34.43%) JBoss
3 8 (13.11%) Apache
3 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.92%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.92%) QlikView
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) COM+
2 7 (11.48%) Middleware
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.48%) DataPower
3 6 (9.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.92%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) E-Commerce
2 14 (22.95%) SOA
3 13 (21.31%) Validation
3 13 (21.31%) Web Analytics
3 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
3 13 (21.31%) Analytics
4 12 (19.67%) ITIL
5 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
5 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.84%) Service Management
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.56%) Change Control
9 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.92%) Information Management
10 3 (4.92%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Nagios
1 7 (11.48%) Opsview
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle
2 13 (21.31%) Software AG
2 13 (21.31%) webMethods
3 11 (18.03%) Google
4 8 (13.11%) IBM
5 7 (11.48%) Splunk
6 3 (4.92%) Sybase
7 2 (3.28%) Capita
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: £21k - 26k per year
Posted: 6 days ago