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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 115 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.60% 1.36% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.40% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 25
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
2301 2285 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.46% 96.86% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1879 1553
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 16 £41,000 -1.20%
St Albans -6 5 £65,000 +100.00%
Borehamwood - 4 £22,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £31,250 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £40,000 -
Stevenage +10 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 £24,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (30.67%) Windows
5 18 (24.00%) IIS
6 17 (22.67%) ITIL
7 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (20.00%) Linux
8 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.33%) .NET
9 13 (17.33%) Finance
10 12 (16.00%) UNIX
11 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (14.67%) Degree
11 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
13 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
13 8 (10.67%) Oracle
13 8 (10.67%) IBM
13 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
14 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (9.33%) SLA
15 6 (8.00%) Cognos
15 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (24.00%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Maximo
2 2 (2.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.67%) Magento
3 1 (1.33%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Cognos Query Studio
5 4 (5.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (5.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (5.33%) Cognos Connection
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Billing
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Back Office
5 3 (4.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.33%) XML
3 3 (4.00%) XSL
4 2 (2.67%) XSLT
4 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.67%) Spring
4 2 (2.67%) JSF
4 2 (2.67%) Java EE
4 2 (2.67%) JSP
4 2 (2.67%) Struts
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 12 (16.00%) UNIX
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
6 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.67%) Data Management
6 5 (6.67%) Time Management
7 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.33%) Change Control
7 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.67%) PHP
4 5 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.67%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) IBM
3 6 (8.00%) Cognos
4 4 (5.33%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) BEA
5 2 (2.67%) i2
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Infor
6 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Avaya
6 1 (1.33%) Genesys
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago