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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 39 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.33% 0.84% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 0.89% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 449 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.34% 94.73% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 238 283 390
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) RHCE

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Line 500
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 1000
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (25.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) RHCE
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (8.33%) webMethods
5 1 (8.33%) Talend
5 1 (8.33%) Informatica
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe