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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 111 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.92% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.97% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 26
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £42,750 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
2183 2482 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.66% 95.35% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 2015 1890
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 -5 13 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Stevenage - 6 £31,750 -
Watford +15 4 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Harpenden +7 4 £22,250 -20.53%
Rickmansworth - 4 £40,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £40,250 -
Borehamwood +2 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 43 (61.43%) SQL
2 25 (35.71%) Windows
3 23 (32.86%) Finance
4 19 (27.14%) Linux
4 19 (27.14%) IIS
5 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.43%) UNIX
7 15 (21.43%) Degree
8 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
8 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
9 10 (14.29%) Java
9 10 (14.29%) .NET
9 10 (14.29%) ITIL
10 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.43%) Oracle
11 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.43%) Agresso
11 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.00%) XML
12 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
12 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
13 6 (8.57%) IBM
13 6 (8.57%) SLA
14 5 (7.14%) SharePoint

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (27.14%) IIS
2 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) JBoss
3 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Agresso
2 3 (4.29%) Maximo
2 3 (4.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.43%) Primavera
4 1 (1.43%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
1 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Back Office
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.14%) XSL
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) XSLT
5 2 (2.86%) JSP
5 2 (2.86%) Struts
5 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.86%) Java EE
5 2 (2.86%) Spring
5 2 (2.86%) JSF
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) Linux
3 15 (21.43%) UNIX
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.14%) AIX
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Solaris
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.14%) People Management
5 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.29%) System Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (2.86%) DevOps
7 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Release Management
7 2 (2.86%) Matrix Management
7 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.86%) CRM
7 2 (2.86%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Control-M
2 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Cognos
4 3 (4.29%) CODA
4 3 (4.29%) Sage
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) BEA
5 2 (2.86%) i2
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
6 1 (1.43%) Sun
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Avaya
6 1 (1.43%) Genesys
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago