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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 103 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 1.28% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.33% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 35
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,750 £44,000
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 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
2002 2173 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.24% 95.81% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1725 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 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £35,000 - 1
Watford +4 8 £36,250 +25.00%
Stevenage +19 4 £23,500 -44.70% 1
Rickmansworth -6 4 £36,500 +35.18% 1
Borehamwood +3 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Harpenden - 3 £25,000 -
St Albans -18 1 £21,000 -17.64%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (62.63%) SQL
2 41 (41.41%) Finance
3 38 (38.38%) Windows
4 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
5 29 (29.29%) Linux
5 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
5 29 (29.29%) Agresso
6 27 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 19 (19.19%) ITIL
7 19 (19.19%) Degree
8 18 (18.18%) UNIX
9 17 (17.17%) Java
9 17 (17.17%) CRM
10 16 (16.16%) MS Excel
10 16 (16.16%) MS Office
10 16 (16.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 15 (15.15%) Oracle
12 14 (14.14%) WebSphere
13 13 (13.13%) IIS
13 13 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (12.12%) IBM
14 12 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (11.11%) Lync
15 11 (11.11%) Internet
16 10 (10.10%) OpenEdge
17 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
17 9 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (8.08%) Release Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.14%) WebSphere
3 13 (13.13%) IIS
4 12 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (11.11%) Lync
6 10 (10.10%) OpenEdge
7 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 9 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (7.07%) Apache
9 6 (6.06%) JBoss
10 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) MS Office
1 16 (16.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Agresso
2 16 (16.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.01%) RiskWrite
4 1 (1.01%) CA PPM
4 1 (1.01%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) VPN
2 6 (6.06%) LAN
2 6 (6.06%) WAN
2 6 (6.06%) FTP
3 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
General
1 41 (41.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Front Office
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) XML
2 5 (5.05%) XSL
3 4 (4.04%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (2.02%) J2EE
5 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.02%) JSP
5 2 (2.02%) Struts
5 2 (2.02%) XSLT
5 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.02%) Spring
5 2 (2.02%) JSF
5 2 (2.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.02%) EPoS
5 2 (2.02%) EFT
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.38%) Windows
2 29 (29.29%) Linux
3 18 (18.18%) UNIX
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.05%) AIX
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) CRM
3 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.08%) Release Management
4 7 (7.07%) Software Deployment
5 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.06%) Project Management
5 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.05%) ERP
6 5 (5.05%) Document Management
7 4 (4.04%) Matrix Management
7 4 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.03%) People Management
8 3 (3.03%) System Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.03%) Change Management
9 2 (2.02%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.02%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.63%) SQL
2 17 (17.17%) Java
3 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.03%) VB
5 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) VB6
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) VBA
6 1 (1.01%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCTS
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Terminal Server
1 6 (6.06%) Samba
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.15%) Oracle
3 12 (12.12%) IBM
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
4 6 (6.06%) Citrix
4 6 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.03%) CODA
5 3 (3.03%) Sage
5 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 3 (3.03%) Cognos
6 2 (2.02%) BEA
6 2 (2.02%) i2
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) Sun
7 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
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