The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 37 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.45% 2.05% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.15% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 326 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.93% 95.32% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 264 232 261
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Middlesex

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) French Language
4 2 (28.57%) German Language
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) CSS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
1 2 (28.57%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle