The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 77 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 19 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.64% 2.32% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.40% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 6
Average salary £28,250 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
Applications Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1094 916 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.39% 96.62% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 799 770 698
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 59 (92.19%) SQL
2 40 (62.50%) Windows
3 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 27 (42.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (40.63%) Clustering
6 24 (37.50%) .NET
7 22 (34.38%) High Availability
8 21 (32.81%) T-SQL
9 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (29.69%) ITIL
10 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
11 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (26.56%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (26.56%) C#
13 15 (23.44%) VB.NET
13 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
14 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
14 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
14 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (20.31%) MS Office
16 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (17.19%) UNIX
18 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
19 9 (14.06%) CRM
20 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
20 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
20 8 (12.50%) Oracle
21 7 (10.94%) Oracle Forms
21 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 10g

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (9.38%) Oracle 10gAS
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.31%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 27 (42.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
7 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (6.25%) MySQL
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (9.38%) JDeveloper
3 6 (9.38%) TestDirector
3 6 (9.38%) Toad
3 6 (9.38%) PVCS
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 3 (4.69%) XML
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.69%) WCF
6 2 (3.13%) Spring
6 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) Struts
7 1 (1.56%) Middleware
7 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) UNIX
5 10 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.38%) Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) High Availability
2 19 (29.69%) ITIL
3 17 (26.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (14.06%) CRM
5 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) SSADM
6 6 (9.38%) UML
6 6 (9.38%) RAD
7 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) MVC
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.69%) Logistics
9 2 (3.13%) WFM
10 1 (1.56%) Workflow
10 1 (1.56%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (1.56%) Web Development
10 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (92.19%) SQL
2 21 (32.81%) T-SQL
3 17 (26.56%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) VB.NET
5 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.38%) Java
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Serena
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat