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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 49 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 55 39 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.36% 2.70% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 2.81% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 32 10
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,650 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
1193 1389 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.61% 96.12% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1159 842
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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
Colchester +8 10 £28,000 -3.44% 1
Chelmsford +9 7 £62,000 +37.77%
Brentwood -22 5 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Basildon - 4 £27,500 - 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (34.07%) SQL
1 31 (34.07%) ITIL
2 29 (31.87%) Service Management
3 21 (23.08%) Finance
4 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.88%) Client/Server
5 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (18.68%) MS Office
6 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
7 16 (17.58%) .NET
8 14 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 13 (14.29%) DataPower
9 13 (14.29%) Splunk
9 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (14.29%) Opsview
9 13 (14.29%) Sun
9 13 (14.29%) Middleware
9 13 (14.29%) COM+
9 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
9 13 (14.29%) IIS
9 13 (14.29%) SAS
9 13 (14.29%) JBoss
9 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 12 (13.19%) Java
11 11 (12.09%) IBM
12 9 (9.89%) Apache
12 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.89%) Nagios

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 13 (14.29%) IIS
1 13 (14.29%) SAS
1 13 (14.29%) JBoss
1 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.89%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Office
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.30%) EDMS
3 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) VisualVM
2 8 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Law
2 2 (2.20%) Legal
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) .NET
2 13 (14.29%) Middleware
2 13 (14.29%) COM+
3 5 (5.49%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) jQuery
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Client/Server
2 13 (14.29%) DataPower
2 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) ITIL
2 29 (31.87%) Service Management
3 14 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (9.89%) Change Control
5 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
6 8 (8.79%) IT Governance
6 8 (8.79%) Release Management
6 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Line Management
9 5 (5.49%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Change Management
10 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 5 (5.49%) VB
4 4 (4.40%) C#
4 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (3.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) VB6
6 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.10%) COBOL
7 1 (1.10%) C-shell
7 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) Opsview
2 9 (9.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Splunk
2 13 (14.29%) Sun
3 11 (12.09%) IBM
4 8 (8.79%) Infor
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle
5 4 (4.40%) webMethods
6 2 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.10%) Capita
Brentwood
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 20 day hol, healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago