The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 73 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.81% 1.14% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.17% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 10
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,750 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
868 1026 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.41% 97.44% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 942 786
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,112 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Kent region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Kent

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Kent

Applications Support
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 4 £20,500 -
Folkestone - 3 £27,000 - 1
Tonbridge -4 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Cranbrook - 1 £30,000 - 1
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (20.00%) Tripwire
6 6 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 6 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (20.00%) Office 365
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.00%) Forcepoint
7 5 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (13.33%) Siebel
8 4 (13.33%) IIS
8 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.33%) HP

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Ajax
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.00%) Contact Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Network Management
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 6 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (20.00%) Tripwire
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Siebel
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago