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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 80 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 60 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.76% 1.68% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.74% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 22
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
2120 1952 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.52% 96.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1564 1489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 £35,000 -17.64%
Hemel Hempstead +9 12 £59,000 +47.50%
Harpenden -11 9 £28,500 +14.00% 1
Letchworth - 6 £27,500 -
Hertford - 4 £34,250 -
Stevenage - 4 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £42,500 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £32,500 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 60 (57.69%) SQL
2 34 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 34 (32.69%) Windows
3 31 (29.81%) Oracle
4 30 (28.85%) Java
4 30 (28.85%) Finance
5 29 (27.88%) Linux
6 25 (24.04%) Tomcat
7 24 (23.08%) ITIL
8 22 (21.15%) .NET
9 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
10 20 (19.23%) Apache
10 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (19.23%) WebSphere
11 19 (18.27%) Unix
11 19 (18.27%) IBM
12 17 (16.35%) Perl
13 16 (15.38%) MySQL
13 16 (15.38%) Retail
14 15 (14.42%) SAP
14 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (13.46%) Web Services
16 13 (12.50%) AIX
16 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
17 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (11.54%) Windows Server
17 12 (11.54%) XML
18 11 (10.58%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (10.58%) C

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (24.04%) Tomcat
2 20 (19.23%) Apache
2 20 (19.23%) WebSphere
3 11 (10.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (8.65%) Apache ServiceMix
5 8 (7.69%) IIS
6 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.85%) JBoss
8 3 (2.88%) Jetty
9 2 (1.92%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle Cash Management
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (9.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.92%) Maximo
3 1 (0.96%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
2 4 (3.85%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) FTP
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.38%) MySQL
3 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.65%) DB2
4 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) Informix
6 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (2.88%) Cognos Connection
6 3 (2.88%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (2.88%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (28.85%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Retail
3 10 (9.62%) General Ledger
4 7 (6.73%) Arabic Language
4 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 7 (6.73%) Russian Language
5 6 (5.77%) Legal
6 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.92%) Back Office
8 1 (0.96%) Billing
8 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) .NET
2 14 (13.46%) Web Services
3 12 (11.54%) XML
4 9 (8.65%) JDBC
4 9 (8.65%) LAMP
4 9 (8.65%) ODBC
4 9 (8.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (6.73%) CSS
6 5 (4.81%) Middleware
7 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.85%) FMCG
5 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Windows
2 29 (27.88%) Linux
3 19 (18.27%) Unix
4 13 (12.50%) AIX
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.62%) Android
8 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
8 9 (8.65%) Solaris
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) ITIL
2 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.62%) Cash Management
4 10 (9.62%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.65%) Business Transformation
5 9 (8.65%) Time Management
6 8 (7.69%) Change Management
6 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.73%) Document Management
7 7 (6.73%) Presales
7 7 (6.73%) Product Management
8 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (3.85%) Project Management
9 4 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.88%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.69%) SQL
2 30 (28.85%) Java
3 17 (16.35%) Perl
4 11 (10.58%) C
5 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.69%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) C++
8 4 (3.85%) VB
9 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (29.81%) Oracle
2 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.27%) IBM
4 15 (14.42%) SAP
5 10 (9.62%) Sage
6 6 (5.77%) VMware
7 4 (3.85%) Siebel
8 3 (2.88%) Cognos
8 3 (2.88%) Splunk
9 1 (0.96%) Citrix
9 1 (0.96%) Infor
9 1 (0.96%) RedPrairie
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