The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 89 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 21 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.38% 1.32% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 10
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,492 £43,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.89% -5.90%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1465 1690 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.45% 97.07% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1491 1393
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 £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 12 £32,750 -6.42%
Banbury - 4 £30,000 -
Burford - 2 £42,492 -
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £50,000 +96.07%
Abingdon - 1 £38,000 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 29 (56.86%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) ITIL
3 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (31.37%) E-Commerce
6 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 14 (27.45%) .NET
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (27.45%) Retail
8 13 (25.49%) Java
9 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
9 12 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (21.57%) Retail-J
10 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
10 11 (21.57%) JDA
10 11 (21.57%) Linux
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle
11 10 (19.61%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (17.65%) Remedy
12 9 (17.65%) Citrix
12 9 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (13.73%) Degree
13 7 (13.73%) C#
13 7 (13.73%) MS Office
13 7 (13.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (9.80%) CSS
14 5 (9.80%) HTML
15 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (13.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Retail
2 7 (13.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Local Government
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) CSS
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) E-Commerce
3 12 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
5 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Cash Management
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.96%) Content Management
9 1 (1.96%) Document Management
9 1 (1.96%) ERP
9 1 (1.96%) ETL
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.73%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) JDA
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle
4 9 (17.65%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) Charles River
5 1 (1.96%) Primavera
5 1 (1.96%) Open Text
5 1 (1.96%) Talend
5 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) Sage