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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 34 57 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 63 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.06% 2.26% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 2.37% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 13
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Chelmsford +13 29 £48,000 +6.66%
Witham - 5 £31,000 - 1
Brentwood -10 3 £44,000 +2.02%
Harlow -3 2 £35,000 +48.93%
Colchester -10 1 £25,000 -10.71%
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 42 (35.90%) ITIL
3 39 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 33 (28.21%) Finance
5 32 (27.35%) Service Management
6 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
7 24 (20.51%) MS Office
8 23 (19.66%) .NET
9 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
10 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
11 15 (12.82%) C#
12 14 (11.97%) Windows
12 14 (11.97%) Sun
12 14 (11.97%) SAS
13 13 (11.11%) IIS
14 12 (10.26%) Software Testing
14 12 (10.26%) IT Governance
14 12 (10.26%) Release Management
14 12 (10.26%) Change Control
15 11 (9.40%) Analytics
15 11 (9.40%) Business Analysis
15 11 (9.40%) XML
15 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET
15 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
15 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (8.55%) Client/Server
16 10 (8.55%) VB
16 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
17 9 (7.69%) Java

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (11.97%) SAS
2 13 (11.11%) IIS
3 7 (5.98%) JBoss
3 7 (5.98%) Apache
3 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.27%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (20.51%) MS Office
2 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.71%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.27%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.42%) DTS
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.56%) EDMS
6 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.42%) VisualVM
3 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Law
2 4 (3.42%) Legal
3 3 (2.56%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.66%) .NET
2 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET
2 11 (9.40%) XML
3 9 (7.69%) COM+
4 8 (6.84%) jQuery
5 7 (5.98%) Middleware
5 7 (5.98%) HTML
6 5 (4.27%) CSS
7 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.42%) MDX
7 4 (3.42%) XSLT
8 3 (2.56%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.71%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.71%) WCF
9 2 (1.71%) LINQ
9 2 (1.71%) Web Services
9 2 (1.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.27%) DataPower
5 2 (1.71%) NHS
5 2 (1.71%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) AS400
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.90%) ITIL
2 32 (27.35%) Service Management
3 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
4 12 (10.26%) Release Management
4 12 (10.26%) Software Testing
4 12 (10.26%) IT Governance
4 12 (10.26%) Change Control
5 11 (9.40%) Analytics
5 11 (9.40%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.84%) Automated Testing
8 7 (5.98%) Project Management
8 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.13%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.27%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.27%) MVC
10 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.42%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 15 (12.82%) C#
3 10 (8.55%) VB
4 9 (7.69%) Java
5 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.27%) VB6
7 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.42%) VBA
7 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) C-shell
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) COBOL
9 1 (0.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Opsview
2 4 (3.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Sun
3 9 (7.69%) Infor
3 9 (7.69%) IBM
4 8 (6.84%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle
6 6 (5.13%) Cognos
6 6 (5.13%) CODA
7 5 (4.27%) Splunk
8 2 (1.71%) Thunderhead
8 2 (1.71%) SunGard
9 1 (0.85%) HP
9 1 (0.85%) webMethods
9 1 (0.85%) Capita
Witham, Essex
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £25,440 to £27,123 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Basildon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago