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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 96 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.97% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.99% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 18
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
1044 1106 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.17% 97.79% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 924 982 900
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 7 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
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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 -20 3 £45,000 +19.20% 2
West Malling - 1 £32,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) Siebel
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) FileNet
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Siebel
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Ektron
4 1 (10.00%) Genesys
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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