The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 105 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 43 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.96% 1.13% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.17% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 31
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2084 2384 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.07% 96.01% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1899 2137
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Hertfordshire region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £40,000 - 1
Watford +12 7 £37,500 +26.05%
Stevenage +20 6 £31,750 -25.29%
Harpenden - 5 £22,000 -
Rickmansworth -4 4 £36,500 +44.55%
Borehamwood +7 3 £40,000 +23.07%
St Albans -16 1 £21,000 -17.64%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,000 - 2
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 51 (64.56%) SQL
2 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 30 (37.97%) Windows
3 22 (27.85%) Linux
3 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
4 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.78%) Degree
6 16 (20.25%) Agresso
6 16 (20.25%) ITIL
6 16 (20.25%) UNIX
7 15 (18.99%) IIS
8 13 (16.46%) Java
8 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
9 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
10 11 (13.92%) Oracle
10 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
11 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
11 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (11.39%) IBM
11 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
12 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.13%) CRM
12 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
13 7 (8.86%) Internet
13 7 (8.86%) PL/SQL
13 7 (8.86%) MS Office
13 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (18.99%) IIS
2 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (7.59%) OpenEdge
6 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.33%) JBoss
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (6.33%) Lync
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.80%) Apache
8 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Agresso
2 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.27%) CA PPM
4 1 (1.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) LAN
2 3 (3.80%) WAN
2 3 (3.80%) FTP
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) VPN
3 2 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Front Office
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
1 6 (7.59%) XML
2 5 (6.33%) XSL
3 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) JSP
4 2 (2.53%) Struts
4 2 (2.53%) XSLT
4 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.53%) Spring
4 2 (2.53%) JSF
4 2 (2.53%) Java EE
5 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.27%) EPoS
6 1 (1.27%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) UNIX
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) AIX
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) Solaris
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.13%) CRM
4 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.59%) Release Management
5 5 (6.33%) People Management
5 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.06%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.80%) System Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (3.80%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.80%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) ERP
8 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.53%) Time Management
8 2 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (64.56%) SQL
2 13 (16.46%) Java
3 7 (8.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.53%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) VB6
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Terminal Server
1 3 (3.80%) Samba
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) IBM
4 3 (3.80%) CODA
4 3 (3.80%) Sage
4 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) Cognos
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) BEA
5 2 (2.53%) i2
6 1 (1.27%) Sun
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
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