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 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 70 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.89% 1.29% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.36% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 7
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
989 881 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.30% 94.94% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 729 755 713
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (94.74%) SQL
2 40 (70.18%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
4 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (35.09%) Clustering
6 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 19 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (29.82%) High Availability
8 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (28.07%) Windows XP
8 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
8 16 (28.07%) .NET
9 15 (26.32%) MS Office
10 14 (24.56%) ITIL
10 14 (24.56%) UNIX
10 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.81%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
13 11 (19.30%) C#
14 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
14 10 (17.54%) PL/SQL
14 10 (17.54%) Oracle
15 9 (15.79%) PVCS
15 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
15 9 (15.79%) UML
15 9 (15.79%) RAD
15 9 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (15.79%) SSADM
15 9 (15.79%) Toad

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle 10gAS
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (26.32%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (7.02%) MySQL
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.79%) PVCS
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (15.79%) Toad
2 9 (15.79%) JDeveloper
2 9 (15.79%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Legal
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.26%) CSS
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.51%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) WCF
6 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Clustering
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (28.07%) Windows XP
4 14 (24.56%) UNIX
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) High Availability
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL
3 13 (22.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.79%) UML
5 9 (15.79%) RAD
5 9 (15.79%) SSADM
5 9 (15.79%) CRM
6 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Logistics
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Time Management
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Line Management
9 2 (3.51%) WFM
9 2 (3.51%) MVC
10 1 (1.75%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
3 11 (19.30%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) PL/SQL
5 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
1 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 9 (15.79%) Serena
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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