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 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 116 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.55% 1.42% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.48% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 44
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
1964 2028 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.11% 95.71% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1569 2129
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 £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 3 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 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
(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 +4 13 £41,250 +42.24%
Hemel Hempstead -12 7 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Harpenden - 3 £25,000 -
Rickmansworth -13 1 £33,000 +22.22% 1
St Albans -18 1 £21,000 -17.64%
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 - 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 67 (66.34%) SQL
2 40 (39.60%) SQL Server
3 39 (38.61%) Windows
4 35 (34.65%) Finance
4 35 (34.65%) Microsoft
5 30 (29.70%) Linux
6 29 (28.71%) SharePoint
6 29 (28.71%) Agresso
7 24 (23.76%) UNIX
8 20 (19.80%) ITIL
8 20 (19.80%) Oracle
9 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (17.82%) MS Office
11 17 (16.83%) CRM
11 17 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (16.83%) Degree
12 16 (15.84%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (15.84%) WebSphere
12 16 (15.84%) OpenEdge
13 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
13 15 (14.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (14.85%) Java
14 14 (13.86%) IBM
15 13 (12.87%) Internet
16 12 (11.88%) IIS
16 12 (11.88%) Tomcat
17 11 (10.89%) Lync
18 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
19 9 (8.91%) Apache
19 9 (8.91%) SharePoint 2010

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (28.71%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.84%) OpenEdge
2 16 (15.84%) WebSphere
3 15 (14.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (11.88%) IIS
4 12 (11.88%) Tomcat
5 11 (10.89%) Lync
6 9 (8.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (8.91%) Apache
6 9 (8.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (5.94%) JBoss
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.99%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) MS Office
2 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (28.71%) Agresso
2 16 (15.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.97%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.99%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.99%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Internet
2 6 (5.94%) VPN
2 6 (5.94%) LAN
2 6 (5.94%) WAN
2 6 (5.94%) FTP
3 3 (2.97%) Firewall
4 2 (1.98%) Wireless
5 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) PVCS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.99%) Toad
1 1 (0.99%) JDeveloper
1 1 (0.99%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Legal
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Front Office
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) J2EE
2 4 (3.96%) HTML
3 3 (2.97%) XML
4 2 (1.98%) XSL
4 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) EPoS
4 2 (1.98%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.61%) Windows
2 30 (29.70%) Linux
3 24 (23.76%) UNIX
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.98%) AIX
7 2 (1.98%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) ITIL
2 17 (16.83%) CRM
3 8 (7.92%) Release Management
4 7 (6.93%) Software Deployment
4 7 (6.93%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.94%) Project Management
6 5 (4.95%) Change Management
6 5 (4.95%) Document Management
6 5 (4.95%) ERP
7 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.96%) Matrix Management
8 3 (2.97%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) UML
9 2 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.98%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.98%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (66.34%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.96%) C#
7 3 (2.97%) VB
7 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) VB6
8 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.99%) VBA
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.96%) MCTS
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) MCSA
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Terminal Server
1 6 (5.94%) Samba
2 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.80%) Oracle
3 14 (13.86%) IBM
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco
4 6 (5.94%) Citrix
4 6 (5.94%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.97%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.97%) CODA
5 3 (2.97%) Sage
5 3 (2.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Cognos
6 1 (0.99%) Serena
6 1 (0.99%) Sun
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago