The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 77 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 0.39% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.40% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Average salary £32,615 £22,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.36% -58.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,450 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,950 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 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
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 4 £32,615 - 1
Dartford - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (41.94%) Oracle
1 13 (41.94%) Change Control
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) Remedy
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) IIS
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
10 3 (9.68%) Retail
10 3 (9.68%) SLA
10 3 (9.68%) Java
11 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Change Control
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.45%) MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) Remedy
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Siebel
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.23%) Websense
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