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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 80 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.72% 0.64% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.66% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 15
Median salary £22,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £34,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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
955 1060 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.05% 96.98% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 838 937 950
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 3 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +18 1 £40,000 -11.11%
West Malling - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) C#
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) IIS
5 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (29.41%) Ajax
5 10 (29.41%) Web Development
5 10 (29.41%) jQuery
6 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) VMware ESX
6 9 (26.47%) Firewall
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
7 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) Siebel
9 6 (17.65%) HP
9 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
9 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.76%) MS Excel

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 11 (32.35%) IIS
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) Ajax
2 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Web Development
2 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C#
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
1 9 (26.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Siebel
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy