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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 40 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.31% 0.34% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.37% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 12
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
289 271 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.75% 92.81% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 208 204 336
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) Korn
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (18.18%) Sage
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Sage 200
6 2 (18.18%) Line 500
6 2 (18.18%) Sage 1000
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Talend
7 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Line 500
1 2 (18.18%) Sage 1000
1 2 (18.18%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Korn
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Talend
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica