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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 178 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 325 335 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.43% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.50% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 281 283 330
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
Surrey +44 100 £28,000 -23.28% 7
Berkshire -29 62 £33,750 +22.72% 4
Hampshire +24 54 £35,000 +42.85% 8
Oxfordshire +16 29 £26,500 -7.01% 1
East Sussex +7 26 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -38 26 £33,750 -3.57% 4
West Sussex -1 23 £28,000 +5.26% 1
Kent +14 6 £26,500 -4.02% 2
Middlesex +7 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 351 (56.52%) SQL
2 178 (28.66%) Windows
3 157 (25.28%) SQL Server
4 150 (24.15%) Microsoft
5 135 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 124 (19.97%) .NET
7 123 (19.81%) ITIL
8 115 (18.52%) Finance
9 107 (17.23%) Oracle
10 104 (16.75%) Linux
11 97 (15.62%) Java
12 87 (14.01%) Degree
13 74 (11.92%) UNIX
13 74 (11.92%) ERP
14 71 (11.43%) JavaScript
15 68 (10.95%) MS Office
16 66 (10.63%) C#
17 65 (10.47%) Internet
18 62 (9.98%) XML
19 57 (9.18%) ASP.NET
20 53 (8.53%) CSS
20 53 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (8.37%) HTML
21 52 (8.37%) T-SQL
21 52 (8.37%) CRM
22 51 (8.21%) Problem Management
23 47 (7.57%) Oracle Database
24 45 (7.25%) Security Cleared
25 44 (7.09%) Service Delivery
26 42 (6.76%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 40 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.35%) IIS
3 20 (3.22%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.42%) Apache
5 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.93%) JBoss
7 9 (1.45%) CMS
7 9 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.29%) Kentico
9 7 (1.13%) Drupal
10 5 (0.81%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.16%) SAS
14 1 (0.16%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 135 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 68 (10.95%) MS Office
3 15 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.61%) assyst
2 10 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.81%) Exchequer
4 5 (0.81%) GoldMine
4 5 (0.81%) Retail-J
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.48%) Movex
6 3 (0.48%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.32%) Maximo
7 2 (0.32%) Agresso
8 1 (0.16%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.16%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.16%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.25%) Office 365
2 7 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.48%) SaaS
4 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.47%) Internet
2 27 (4.35%) SMTP
3 8 (1.29%) Firewall
4 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.81%) VPN
5 4 (0.64%) HTTP
6 3 (0.48%) Extranet
6 3 (0.48%) SNMP
6 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.48%) Wireless
6 3 (0.48%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 2 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) GPRS
8 1 (0.16%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.57%) Oracle Database
3 29 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (4.51%) MySQL
5 22 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.93%) MS Access
10 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.13%) FileMaker
13 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.64%) QlikView
14 4 (0.64%) Informix
15 3 (0.48%) DB2
15 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.25%) Subversion
3 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.81%) Maven
5 5 (0.81%) Selenium
6 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.64%) Toad
7 3 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.16%) JUnit
8 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
General
1 115 (18.52%) Finance
2 29 (4.67%) Front Office
3 25 (4.03%) Back Office
4 23 (3.70%) Marketing
5 22 (3.54%) German Language
6 21 (3.38%) Retail
7 15 (2.42%) Banking
8 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.13%) Publishing
9 7 (1.13%) Law
10 6 (0.97%) French Language
10 6 (0.97%) Advertising
11 4 (0.64%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.64%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (19.97%) .NET
2 62 (9.98%) XML
3 57 (9.18%) ASP.NET
4 53 (8.53%) CSS
5 52 (8.37%) HTML
6 20 (3.22%) Web Services
7 14 (2.25%) J2EE
8 11 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.61%) WCF
10 9 (1.45%) XSLT
11 8 (1.29%) Middleware
11 8 (1.29%) SOAP
12 7 (1.13%) ADO.NET
12 7 (1.13%) HTML5
12 7 (1.13%) jQuery
13 6 (0.97%) Spring
13 6 (0.97%) JSP
14 5 (0.81%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.54%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.13%) Derivative
9 6 (0.97%) Statistics
9 6 (0.97%) PDA
10 5 (0.81%) AS400
11 4 (0.64%) Physics
11 4 (0.64%) EPoS
11 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.64%) Eurex
12 3 (0.48%) User Experience
12 3 (0.48%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.48%) NHS
12 3 (0.48%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 178 (28.66%) Windows
2 104 (16.75%) Linux
3 74 (11.92%) UNIX
4 25 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.06%) Windows XP
7 17 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.42%) Solaris
9 14 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 13 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.45%) SUSE
12 9 (1.45%) CentOS
13 8 (1.29%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.13%) Android
15 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.64%) Debian
16 4 (0.64%) Fedora
17 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.81%) ITIL
2 74 (11.92%) ERP
3 52 (8.37%) CRM
4 51 (8.21%) Problem Management
5 44 (7.09%) Service Delivery
6 35 (5.64%) Service Management
7 31 (4.99%) Project Management
8 28 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (3.86%) Data Analysis
10 24 (3.86%) Incident Management
11 23 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 21 (3.38%) Test Scripting
13 18 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (2.90%) Time Management
13 18 (2.90%) Line Management
14 17 (2.74%) Migration
15 16 (2.58%) Data Migration
15 16 (2.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 351 (56.52%) SQL
2 97 (15.62%) Java
3 71 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 66 (10.63%) C#
5 52 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 33 (5.31%) PL/SQL
7 20 (3.22%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.42%) VB
9 15 (2.42%) PHP
10 14 (2.25%) Python
11 13 (2.09%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.93%) C++
13 11 (1.77%) VBA
14 10 (1.61%) Perl
15 7 (1.13%) VBScript
16 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.81%) Delphi
17 5 (0.81%) C
17 5 (0.81%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 87 (14.01%) Degree
2 45 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.54%) MCP
5 18 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.81%) HND
8 5 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.81%) MCITP
9 4 (0.64%) MCSE
10 3 (0.48%) AAT
10 3 (0.48%) MCSA
10 3 (0.48%) HNC
10 3 (0.48%) CCA
10 3 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) CIMA
12 1 (0.16%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.28%) SLA
2 6 (0.97%) QA
3 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (4.03%) Active Directory
1 25 (4.03%) IMail Server
2 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.48%) XenApp
3 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 150 (24.15%) Microsoft
2 107 (17.23%) Oracle
3 21 (3.38%) Citrix
4 18 (2.90%) HP
5 13 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.93%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.77%) Epicor
7 11 (1.77%) Remedy
8 8 (1.29%) VMware
8 8 (1.29%) IBM
8 8 (1.29%) SAP
9 7 (1.13%) Sage
10 6 (0.97%) FrontRange
10 6 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.97%) LANDesk
10 6 (0.97%) Pegasus
10 6 (0.97%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.81%) Veritas
11 5 (0.81%) Bloomberg
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