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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 65 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 34 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.69% 3.48% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 3.67% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 17
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
1222 1009 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.75% 95.01% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 981 791 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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
Brentwood -8 18 £43,750 -6.41% 2
Colchester -1 9 £24,000 -26.15%
Harlow - 3 £27,500 -
Basildon - 1 £27,500 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 29 (37.66%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) Finance
3 26 (33.77%) Java
4 25 (32.47%) IIS
4 25 (32.47%) JBoss
5 23 (29.87%) E-Commerce
6 21 (27.27%) SQL
7 17 (22.08%) WebLogic
8 16 (20.78%) ITIL
9 15 (19.48%) COM+
9 15 (19.48%) Client/Server
9 15 (19.48%) Tomcat
9 15 (19.48%) Service Management
9 15 (19.48%) Middleware
9 15 (19.48%) Incident Management
9 15 (19.48%) DataPower
9 15 (19.48%) Splunk
9 15 (19.48%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (19.48%) Opsview
10 14 (18.18%) Apache
10 14 (18.18%) IBM
11 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
11 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (15.58%) VisualVM
12 12 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (15.58%) Nagios
13 11 (14.29%) webMethods
14 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (12.99%) SOA
14 10 (12.99%) Problem Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (32.47%) IIS
1 25 (32.47%) JBoss
2 17 (22.08%) WebLogic
3 15 (19.48%) Tomcat
4 14 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) VisualVM
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) COM+
2 15 (19.48%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) ODBC
4 1 (1.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Client/Server
1 15 (19.48%) DataPower
1 15 (19.48%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.60%) iSeries
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) E-Commerce
2 16 (20.78%) ITIL
3 15 (19.48%) Service Management
3 15 (19.48%) Incident Management
4 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.99%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.99%) SOA
7 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Validation
8 8 (10.39%) Analytics
8 8 (10.39%) Line Management
8 8 (10.39%) Web Analytics
9 3 (3.90%) Change Control
9 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.90%) Logistics
10 2 (2.60%) System Testing
10 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) Java
2 21 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) PHP
4 3 (3.90%) VB
4 3 (3.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) Opsview
2 12 (15.58%) Nagios
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Splunk
2 14 (18.18%) IBM
3 11 (14.29%) webMethods
4 8 (10.39%) Software AG
5 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.09%) Google
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.30%) Capita
Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
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