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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 110 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 31 19 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.99% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.03% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 53
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,541
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +6.41%
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
1914 1848 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.27% 95.90% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1404 2225
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Watford +3 20 £41,250 +42.24% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £30,500 +7.01%
St Albans -20 1 £21,000 -17.64%
Borehamwood - 1 £29,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £21,000 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 64 (67.37%) SQL
2 38 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 34 (35.79%) Finance
4 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
5 32 (33.68%) Windows
6 30 (31.58%) Agresso
7 29 (30.53%) SharePoint
8 26 (27.37%) Linux
9 23 (24.21%) UNIX
10 22 (23.16%) Oracle
11 19 (20.00%) ITIL
11 19 (20.00%) CRM
11 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (18.95%) Dynamics CRM
12 18 (18.95%) MS Office
13 17 (17.89%) MS Excel
13 17 (17.89%) WebSphere
13 17 (17.89%) Degree
14 16 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (16.84%) OpenEdge
15 15 (15.79%) Tomcat
16 14 (14.74%) Java
17 13 (13.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (13.68%) IBM
18 11 (11.58%) Internet
18 11 (11.58%) Lync
19 10 (10.53%) Apache
20 9 (9.47%) SharePoint 2010
20 9 (9.47%) SharePoint 2013
21 8 (8.42%) Release Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (30.53%) SharePoint
2 17 (17.89%) WebSphere
3 16 (16.84%) OpenEdge
4 15 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 13 (13.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (11.58%) Lync
7 10 (10.53%) Apache
8 9 (9.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (9.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (7.37%) JBoss
10 5 (5.26%) IIS
11 4 (4.21%) Tuxedo
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Office
2 17 (17.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (31.58%) Agresso
2 18 (18.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.16%) RiskWrite
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) CA Clarity
5 1 (1.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Internet
2 6 (6.32%) LAN
2 6 (6.32%) WAN
2 6 (6.32%) FTP
2 6 (6.32%) VPN
3 3 (3.16%) Firewall
4 2 (2.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) PVCS
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.05%) Toad
1 1 (1.05%) JDeveloper
1 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Legal
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Front Office
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) J2EE
2 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) Clustering
1 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.11%) EPoS
2 2 (2.11%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Linux
3 23 (24.21%) UNIX
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) ITIL
1 19 (20.00%) CRM
2 8 (8.42%) Release Management
3 7 (7.37%) Software Deployment
3 7 (7.37%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (6.32%) Project Management
5 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.26%) Change Management
5 5 (5.26%) Document Management
5 5 (5.26%) ERP
6 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.16%) UML
7 3 (3.16%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.11%) Cash Management
8 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.11%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (67.37%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.21%) C
4 4 (4.21%) C#
4 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.16%) VB
5 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.05%) VB6
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
6 1 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCTS
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Terminal Server
1 6 (6.32%) Samba
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.16%) Oracle
3 13 (13.68%) IBM
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Citrix
4 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.21%) Sage
5 4 (4.21%) SAP
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.11%) CODA
8 1 (1.05%) Serena
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Execellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago