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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 63 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 25 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.18% 1.20% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.26% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -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
1093 1033 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.13% 95.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 906 854 897
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Brentwood +9 9 £43,750 +9.37%
Colchester +5 8 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Chelmsford -4 1 £45,000 -
Harlow - 1 £23,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £39,000 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 38 (58.46%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 30 (46.15%) Finance
3 23 (35.38%) Java
3 23 (35.38%) E-Commerce
4 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
5 20 (30.77%) .NET
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL
6 11 (16.92%) JBoss
6 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
7 10 (15.38%) IIS
8 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
8 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
9 8 (12.31%) SLA
10 7 (10.77%) PHP
10 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
10 7 (10.77%) SAP
10 7 (10.77%) Windows
10 7 (10.77%) OO
10 7 (10.77%) CRM
10 7 (10.77%) JD Edwards
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
10 7 (10.77%) Marketing
10 7 (10.77%) Magento
10 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
11 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
11 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
11 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.23%) Degree

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.69%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Documentum
6 1 (1.54%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (10.77%) Magento
2 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.08%) assyst
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.15%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.62%) QlikView
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) VisualVM
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) COM+
2 5 (7.69%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) Middleware
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) JSP
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.15%) AS400
2 4 (6.15%) DataPower
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
1 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.15%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) E-Commerce
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.77%) OO
4 7 (10.77%) CRM
4 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.15%) Change Control
6 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.62%) Information Management
7 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Web Development
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) Java
3 7 (10.77%) PHP
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) COBOL
6 2 (3.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Opsview
2 4 (6.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) JBoss
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 7 (10.77%) JD Edwards
4 4 (6.15%) Splunk
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Sybase
5 3 (4.62%) webMethods
6 2 (3.08%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) Software AG
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.54%) Kofax
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
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