The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Rank 64 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 26 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.87% 3.61% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.72% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 38
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +69.64%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
869 1236 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.81% 96.87% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 629 930 971
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +19 17 £42,500 +21.42%
Brentwood +7 7 - -
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 41 (56.94%) SQL
3 39 (54.17%) Finance
4 25 (34.72%) ITIL
5 21 (29.17%) .NET
6 20 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (25.00%) Java
8 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
8 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
8 15 (20.83%) Degree
9 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 14 (19.44%) VB
10 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.67%) IIS
11 12 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 12 (16.67%) Banking
12 11 (15.28%) MS Office
12 11 (15.28%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
13 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
13 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (13.89%) Business Analytics
13 10 (13.89%) Analytics
13 10 (13.89%) Conflict Management
14 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
14 9 (12.50%) Capacity Management
14 9 (12.50%) Performance Management
14 9 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 6 (8.33%) JBoss
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 3 (4.17%) Gentran
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP CO
1 5 (6.94%) SAP FI
1 5 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) HTTP
2 8 (11.11%) Internet
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) LDAP
3 4 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) DTS
5 4 (5.56%) ProClarity
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) VisualVM
General
1 39 (54.17%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) Middleware
3 4 (5.56%) EDI
3 4 (5.56%) HTML
3 4 (5.56%) SOAP
3 4 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (2.78%) COM+
5 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) DataPower
2 4 (5.56%) Wiki
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
5 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) VMS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) ITIL
2 20 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (13.89%) Analytics
5 10 (13.89%) Business Analytics
5 10 (13.89%) Conflict Management
5 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
5 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 9 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 9 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 6 (8.33%) Change Management
7 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.56%) BCP
8 4 (5.56%) Change Control
8 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Security Auditing
9 3 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) SQL
2 18 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 14 (19.44%) VB
4 5 (6.94%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) C#
5 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Nagios
1 6 (8.33%) Opsview
2 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) Splunk
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) F5
4 4 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.17%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) VMware