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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 61 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 26 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.40% 1.28% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.34% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 30
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
1030 1046 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.02% 95.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 830 837 815
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 £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 +11 16 £48,750 +62.50%
Brentwood +4 5 £47,500 -
Harlow - 2 £25,625 -
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 18 September 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 32 (51.61%) SQL
2 30 (48.39%) Finance
3 28 (45.16%) E-Commerce
4 24 (38.71%) .NET
4 24 (38.71%) Java
5 23 (37.10%) Oracle
6 22 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
8 17 (27.42%) IIS
8 17 (27.42%) JBoss
9 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 11 (17.74%) ITIL
10 11 (17.74%) SOA
10 11 (17.74%) webMethods
11 10 (16.13%) Software AG
11 10 (16.13%) Validation
11 10 (16.13%) Analytics
11 10 (16.13%) Web Analytics
11 10 (16.13%) Degree
11 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
12 8 (12.90%) Google Analytics
12 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
12 8 (12.90%) Google
12 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
12 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.90%) Windows
13 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
13 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
14 6 (9.68%) SLA
14 6 (9.68%) Client/Server

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (27.42%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.61%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.84%) Magento
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.84%) QlikView
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) VisualVM
General
1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) COM+
2 5 (8.06%) Middleware
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) AS400
3 4 (6.45%) DataPower
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) E-Commerce
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) SOA
3 10 (16.13%) Validation
3 10 (16.13%) Analytics
3 10 (16.13%) Web Analytics
3 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 4 (6.45%) Change Control
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
7 3 (4.84%) Information Management
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.84%) OO
7 3 (4.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) SQL
2 24 (38.71%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) COBOL
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Opsview
2 4 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Oracle
2 17 (27.42%) JBoss
3 11 (17.74%) webMethods
4 10 (16.13%) Software AG
5 8 (12.90%) Google
6 5 (8.06%) IBM
7 4 (6.45%) Splunk
8 3 (4.84%) SAP
8 3 (4.84%) Sybase
8 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.61%) Capita
9 1 (1.61%) EMC