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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 88 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 17 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 2.58% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.75% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 28
Average salary £40,750 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,174 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -1.03%
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
1387 1126 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.23% 93.60% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 865 1008
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (47.50%) .NET
5 17 (42.50%) T-SQL
5 17 (42.50%) C#
6 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (32.50%) Windows
8 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
8 11 (27.50%) ITIL
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (22.50%) MS Office
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
10 9 (22.50%) Client/Server
10 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (17.50%) Marketing
11 7 (17.50%) ADO.NET
11 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
12 6 (15.00%) MySQL
12 6 (15.00%) UNIX
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) Windows XP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.00%) MySQL
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (17.50%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.50%) ADO.NET
5 6 (15.00%) WCF
6 5 (12.50%) jQuery
6 5 (12.50%) CSS
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (7.50%) Middleware
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) AS400
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Time Management
3 6 (15.00%) High Availability
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) WFM
6 2 (5.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 17 (42.50%) T-SQL
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) VB6
6 2 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) IBM