The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 166 215 181
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 385 303 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 1.45% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.49% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 337 258 274
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the South East

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Applications Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +30 106 £42,500 +30.76% 13
Surrey +25 86 £33,750 -3.57% 10
Hampshire -11 57 £40,000 +23.07% 6
West Sussex +39 52 £42,500 +51.78% 5
Oxfordshire +17 35 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £27,000 -10.00% 5
Kent +27 20 £32,615 +43.36% 2
East Sussex -12 9 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Sussex - 3 £47,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 460 (60.69%) SQL
2 247 (32.59%) Windows
3 229 (30.21%) SQL Server
4 198 (26.12%) Oracle
5 182 (24.01%) ITIL
6 178 (23.48%) Linux
7 168 (22.16%) .NET
8 166 (21.90%) Finance
9 158 (20.84%) Microsoft
10 131 (17.28%) Windows Server
11 127 (16.75%) MS Excel
12 118 (15.57%) JavaScript
13 117 (15.44%) CRM
14 109 (14.38%) C#
15 100 (13.19%) ERP
16 93 (12.27%) ASP.NET
17 85 (11.21%) HTML
18 84 (11.08%) Degree
19 82 (10.82%) IIS
20 79 (10.42%) CSS
21 78 (10.29%) SharePoint
22 76 (10.03%) XML
23 74 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
24 72 (9.50%) Java
25 65 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
26 60 (7.92%) Tomcat
27 58 (7.65%) Unix
28 56 (7.39%) Middleware
28 56 (7.39%) Hyperion
29 54 (7.12%) Agile Software Development

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 82 (10.82%) IIS
2 78 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 60 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 54 (7.12%) WebSphere
5 34 (4.49%) Apache
6 27 (3.56%) JBoss
6 27 (3.56%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.19%) CMS
7 9 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.19%) Kentico
7 9 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.19%) nginx
7 9 (1.19%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.79%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.79%) Jetty
9 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.53%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 127 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.43%) MS Office
3 20 (2.64%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 5 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.40%) Primavera
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.26%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.13%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.13%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.37%) SaaS
2 11 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.79%) Office 365
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.28%) DNS
2 24 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.03%) SSL
4 22 (2.90%) LDAP
5 20 (2.64%) Internet
6 17 (2.24%) VPN
7 14 (1.85%) Firewall
7 14 (1.85%) HTTP
8 12 (1.58%) S/MIME
9 10 (1.32%) SMTP
10 7 (0.92%) DHCP
10 7 (0.92%) FTP
11 6 (0.79%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.79%) WebEx
12 5 (0.66%) Intranet
12 5 (0.66%) LAN
12 5 (0.66%) Network Security
12 5 (0.66%) WAN
12 5 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (30.21%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
3 49 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 29 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.17%) MySQL
6 24 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.32%) MS Access
12 9 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.92%) DB2
15 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.53%) Big Data
16 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.64%) Toad
1 20 (2.64%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.45%) Subversion
3 9 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.92%) JIRA
4 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Introscope
6 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.13%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.13%) Moq
6 1 (0.13%) MSTest
6 1 (0.13%) NUnit
6 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.13%) Protractor
6 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 166 (21.90%) Finance
2 37 (4.88%) Retail
3 27 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.43%) Banking
5 25 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.72%) Marketing
7 9 (1.19%) Japanese Language
8 8 (1.06%) Law
9 7 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.92%) French Language
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Local Government
11 3 (0.40%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Electronics
11 3 (0.40%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.26%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (22.16%) .NET
2 93 (12.27%) ASP.NET
3 85 (11.21%) HTML
4 79 (10.42%) CSS
5 76 (10.03%) XML
6 56 (7.39%) Middleware
7 41 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 40 (5.28%) EDI
9 36 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 34 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 31 (4.09%) Web Services
12 29 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (2.11%) LAMP
14 14 (1.85%) J2EE
15 11 (1.45%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.32%) jQuery
17 9 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
17 9 (1.19%) MCollective
17 9 (1.19%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.46%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (2.64%) Driving Licence
5 19 (2.51%) NHS
6 18 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 15 (1.98%) Chemistry
7 15 (1.98%) Physics
8 11 (1.45%) EPoS
9 8 (1.06%) Derivative
10 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.92%) W3C
11 6 (0.79%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.79%) Life Science
12 5 (0.66%) iSeries
13 4 (0.53%) AS400
14 3 (0.40%) Clustering
14 3 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 247 (32.59%) Windows
2 178 (23.48%) Linux
3 131 (17.28%) Windows Server
4 58 (7.65%) Unix
5 20 (2.64%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.32%) Solaris
9 9 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.92%) CentOS
10 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.79%) Android
11 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.40%) Debian
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (24.01%) ITIL
2 117 (15.44%) CRM
3 100 (13.19%) ERP
4 54 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 43 (5.67%) UML
7 42 (5.54%) ETL
8 40 (5.28%) Waterfall
9 39 (5.15%) MVC
10 37 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 35 (4.62%) Service Delivery
12 34 (4.49%) Line Management
13 33 (4.35%) Service Management
13 33 (4.35%) SOA
14 32 (4.22%) PRINCE2
15 29 (3.83%) Change Control
16 26 (3.43%) Release Management
17 23 (3.03%) ITSM
18 22 (2.90%) Software Engineering
19 20 (2.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (60.69%) SQL
2 118 (15.57%) JavaScript
3 109 (14.38%) C#
4 72 (9.50%) Java
5 53 (6.99%) VB
6 34 (4.49%) Perl
6 34 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 29 (3.83%) VB.NET
8 22 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 19 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.24%) C++
11 17 (2.24%) PHP
12 13 (1.72%) Python
12 13 (1.72%) VB6
13 12 (1.58%) C
14 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.53%) VBA
16 3 (0.40%) VBScript
16 3 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 84 (11.08%) Degree
2 52 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.79%) MCSE
9 4 (0.53%) MCITP
9 4 (0.53%) MCP
9 4 (0.53%) MCSA
10 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.40%) AAT
10 3 (0.40%) ACCA
10 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
12 1 (0.13%) CIMA
12 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.86%) SLA
2 9 (1.19%) QA
3 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) DICOM
4 2 (0.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.19%) qmail
3 9 (1.19%) Squid
4 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.79%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.79%) Xen
6 5 (0.66%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.85%) Puppet
2 9 (1.19%) Cacti
2 9 (1.19%) collectd
2 9 (1.19%) Ganglia
2 9 (1.19%) Graphite
2 9 (1.19%) logstash
2 9 (1.19%) Nagios
2 9 (1.19%) ZABBIX
3 6 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.53%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.13%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 198 (26.12%) Oracle
2 158 (20.84%) Microsoft
3 56 (7.39%) Hyperion
4 44 (5.80%) Baan
5 40 (5.28%) VMware
6 25 (3.30%) IBM
7 21 (2.77%) Tripwire
8 20 (2.64%) Citrix
9 18 (2.37%) Concur
10 16 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.98%) Remedy
12 12 (1.58%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.58%) SAP
13 9 (1.19%) F5
13 9 (1.19%) Siemens
13 9 (1.19%) Splunk
14 8 (1.06%) JD Edwards
15 7 (0.92%) Sun
16 6 (0.79%) FatWire
16 6 (0.79%) Sage
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Hours
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
1st Choice IT & Sales Appointments
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: Competitive plus package (Car, Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday, more)
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Volt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + generous pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits & pensions
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon People
Salary: £40000 per annum + amazing benefits + bonus + 35 hour week
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £18k to £28k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £28,982 - 32,600 per year + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: From £31,656 to £33,574 per annum
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