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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 56 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 46 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.82% 3.04% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 3.16% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 26
Average salary £50,000 £27,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.18% -14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,625 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,308 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -7.69%
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
1162 1236 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.59% 96.34% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 876 997 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -6 13 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Colchester -25 5 £35,000 +45.83%
Chelmsford - 3 £40,000 -
Witham - 1 - -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (34.02%) SQL
2 31 (31.96%) Finance
3 30 (30.93%) .NET
4 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
5 27 (27.84%) ITIL
6 20 (20.62%) Service Management
7 18 (18.56%) JBoss
7 18 (18.56%) C#
7 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
8 16 (16.49%) IIS
9 15 (15.46%) Windows
10 14 (14.43%) MS Office
10 14 (14.43%) WebLogic
11 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
12 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
12 12 (12.37%) Release Management
13 11 (11.34%) Problem Management
13 11 (11.34%) Software Testing
13 11 (11.34%) IT Governance
13 11 (11.34%) Change Control
13 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (11.34%) iManage
13 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
13 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
13 11 (11.34%) Legal
14 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
15 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
15 9 (9.28%) COM+
15 9 (9.28%) XML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (18.56%) JBoss
2 16 (16.49%) IIS
3 14 (14.43%) WebLogic
4 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
6 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.15%) Apache
7 5 (5.15%) CMS
8 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.06%) SAS
9 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.03%) Alfresco
10 1 (1.03%) Drupal
10 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.06%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) DTS
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) VisualVM
General
1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Legal
3 9 (9.28%) Law
4 4 (4.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) .NET
2 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.28%) COM+
3 9 (9.28%) HTML
3 9 (9.28%) XML
4 7 (7.22%) CSS
4 7 (7.22%) jQuery
5 6 (6.19%) XSLT
6 5 (5.15%) Middleware
7 4 (4.12%) LINQ
8 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.06%) Web Services
9 2 (2.06%) XSD
9 2 (2.06%) XSL
10 1 (1.03%) SOAP
10 1 (1.03%) WCF
10 1 (1.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) DataPower
4 3 (3.09%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) AS400
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) Service Management
3 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) Release Management
5 11 (11.34%) Change Control
5 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
5 11 (11.34%) IT Governance
5 11 (11.34%) Problem Management
5 11 (11.34%) Software Testing
6 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.22%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.19%) Case Management
8 6 (6.19%) ERP
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.19%) Speech Recognition
8 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.02%) SQL
2 18 (18.56%) C#
3 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.22%) Java
6 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.15%) VB
7 4 (4.12%) VB6
8 3 (3.09%) ABAP
9 2 (2.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.03%) COBOL
10 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.06%) XenApp
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Nagios
1 3 (3.09%) Opsview
2 2 (2.06%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) iManage
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) SAP
4 4 (4.12%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) Recommind
5 3 (3.09%) Splunk
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) Infor
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
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