The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 75 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.81% 1.47% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.49% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 6
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.27%
Applications Support
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
713 805 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.61% 98.89% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 597 670 857
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) JDA
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) Retail-J
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) ERP
5 5 (29.41%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
9 1 (5.88%) Document Management
9 1 (5.88%) Logistics
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.88%) Marketing
9 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (35.29%) Retail-J
3 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
3 6 (35.29%) JDA
4 1 (5.88%) Open Text
4 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) Primavera