The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 44 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.09% 1.45% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.55% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £33,257
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 452 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 92.92% 93.58% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 282 391 407
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Support
South East

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 18 April 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) MS Office
4 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
4 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
5 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) ERP
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) JBoss
7 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (21.43%) Apache
8 3 (21.43%) RHCE
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
8 3 (21.43%) HTTP
8 3 (21.43%) VPN
8 3 (21.43%) IIS
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) Perl
8 3 (21.43%) Internet

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.14%) webMethods
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos