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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 127 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 1.25% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.30% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 27
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.97%
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
2286 2383 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.29% 96.09% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 1983 1585
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Watford -2 9 £37,500 -9.63% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £40,000 -
St Albans -16 5 £65,000 +100.00%
Borehamwood - 2 £22,500 - 1
Harpenden +1 1 £22,500 -19.64% 1
Hitchin - 1 £24,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 49 (67.12%) SQL
2 29 (39.73%) Windows
3 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.51%) IIS
5 22 (30.14%) Linux
6 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
7 16 (21.92%) ITIL
7 16 (21.92%) UNIX
7 16 (21.92%) Finance
8 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.44%) Degree
11 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.70%) .NET
13 9 (12.33%) Java
13 9 (12.33%) SLA
13 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
13 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
14 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
14 8 (10.96%) IBM
14 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
15 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
15 7 (9.59%) Oracle
15 7 (9.59%) XML
15 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
15 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
15 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (31.51%) IIS
2 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.85%) JBoss
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Maximo
2 3 (4.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.74%) Magento
4 1 (1.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Billing
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) XML
3 5 (6.85%) XSL
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 2 (2.74%) JSP
4 2 (2.74%) Struts
4 2 (2.74%) XSLT
4 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.74%) Spring
4 2 (2.74%) JSF
4 2 (2.74%) Java EE
5 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows
2 22 (30.14%) Linux
3 16 (21.92%) UNIX
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) AIX
6 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.11%) Solaris
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
5 5 (6.85%) Service Management
5 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.48%) Change Control
6 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.48%) Time Management
6 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.48%) People Management
6 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.11%) Security Management
7 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) IBM
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.11%) Cognos
6 2 (2.74%) BEA
6 2 (2.74%) i2
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Avaya
7 1 (1.37%) Genesys
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe
7 1 (1.37%) Sun
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago