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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 69 35 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 69 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.54% 5.69% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 5.97% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 24
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,250 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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
1026 1156 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 93.10% 95.38% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 839 873 1012
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Chelmsford -5 16 £37,000 -22.91%
Colchester -7 4 £32,000 +28.00%
Brentwood +3 2 - - 1
Witham +2 2 - -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (30.00%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (22.50%) SLA
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (17.50%) XML
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) XML Messaging
10 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.00%) VB
11 5 (12.50%) Internet
11 5 (12.50%) Document Management
11 5 (12.50%) Thunderhead
11 5 (12.50%) Workflow
12 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 4 (10.00%) .NET
12 4 (10.00%) MS Office
12 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
13 3 (7.50%) COM+
13 3 (7.50%) DTS
13 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
13 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (7.50%) IBM

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) JBoss
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (7.50%) DTS
4 3 (7.50%) ProClarity
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) XML
1 7 (17.50%) XML Messaging
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) COM+
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.50%) DataPower
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Document Management
5 5 (12.50%) Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Conflict Management
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.50%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.50%) SDLC
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Test Management
8 1 (2.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) VB
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nagios
1 3 (7.50%) Opsview
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Thunderhead
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (7.50%) Splunk
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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