The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 65 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 25 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.11% 0.80% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 0.83% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £33,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1127 1084 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.27% 96.01% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 967 895 985
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 £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 11 £43,750 +9.37%
Colchester - 5 £26,500 -
Chelmsford -6 3 £45,000 -
Harlow - 1 £23,500 - 1
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 31 July 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 45 (65.22%) SQL
2 35 (50.72%) Finance
3 34 (49.28%) Oracle
4 25 (36.23%) Java
5 23 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 22 (31.88%) .NET
7 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
8 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
9 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
9 11 (15.94%) SLA
10 10 (14.49%) ITIL
11 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 9 (13.04%) Marketing
12 8 (11.59%) Magento
12 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
12 8 (11.59%) Oracle CRM
12 8 (11.59%) CRM
12 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.59%) JD Edwards
12 8 (11.59%) OO
12 8 (11.59%) JBoss
12 8 (11.59%) SAP
12 8 (11.59%) PHP
13 7 (10.14%) IIS
13 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
14 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
14 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
14 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
14 6 (8.70%) Windows

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Magento
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (4.35%) assyst
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.80%) MySQL
6 3 (4.35%) QlikView
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) VisualVM
General
1 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) XML
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) Middleware
4 3 (4.35%) COM+
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.45%) ODBC
6 1 (1.45%) JSP
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) AS400
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) iSeries
3 2 (2.90%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) CRM
3 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.59%) OO
4 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.25%) Change Control
6 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.35%) Web Development
7 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Information Management
7 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) SQL
2 25 (36.23%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) PHP
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) COBOL
6 3 (4.35%) VBScript
7 2 (2.90%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Opsview
2 2 (2.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) JD Edwards
2 8 (11.59%) JBoss
2 8 (11.59%) SAP
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
4 3 (4.35%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Kofax
6 1 (1.45%) webMethods
6 1 (1.45%) EMC
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