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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 56 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 40 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.81% 3.15% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.26% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 34
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
975 1350 1348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.77% 96.57% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 689 989 1074
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 16 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Brentwood +9 12 £50,000 -
Chelmsford -3 6 £51,500 +28.75%
Saffron Walden - 3 £40,000 -
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 8 December 2016, 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 53 (62.35%) SQL
2 51 (60.00%) Finance
3 47 (55.29%) Windows
4 29 (34.12%) ITIL
5 27 (31.76%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (22.35%) .NET
7 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.00%) VB
8 17 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 16 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (17.65%) SLA
10 15 (17.65%) Windows Server
11 14 (16.47%) Java
12 12 (14.12%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (14.12%) MS Office
12 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
12 12 (14.12%) Internet
12 12 (14.12%) Banking
13 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (12.94%) Change Management
13 11 (12.94%) Risk Management
13 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
13 11 (12.94%) Conflict Management
13 11 (12.94%) Business Analytics
13 11 (12.94%) Analytics
14 10 (11.76%) Degree
14 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
15 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (9.41%) IIS

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 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) IIS
3 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 6 (7.06%) JBoss
3 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.71%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.53%) Gentran
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) SAP CO
1 6 (7.06%) SAP FI
1 6 (7.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) LDAP
3 4 (4.71%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (14.12%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (7.06%) DTS
6 6 (7.06%) ProClarity
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VisualVM
General
1 51 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) Middleware
3 4 (4.71%) EDI
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) SOAP
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) COM+
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) DataPower
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Wiki
3 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 47 (55.29%) Windows
2 15 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) VMS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) ITIL
2 27 (31.76%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (12.94%) Analytics
4 11 (12.94%) Business Analytics
4 11 (12.94%) Change Management
4 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.94%) Conflict Management
4 11 (12.94%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.24%) Document Management
5 7 (8.24%) Workflow
6 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.71%) BCP
8 4 (4.71%) Change Control
8 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) SQL
2 17 (20.00%) VB
3 14 (16.47%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.06%) C#
5 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) C++
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) CCA
3 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Nagios
1 6 (7.06%) Opsview
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
1 7 (8.24%) Thunderhead
2 6 (7.06%) IBM
2 6 (7.06%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (7.06%) SAP
2 6 (7.06%) Splunk
3 4 (4.71%) F5
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
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