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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 189 173 210
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 291 290 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.46% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.54% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 245 244 256
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Hampshire +5 79 £31,750 +7.62% 5
Berkshire -1 76 £32,500 +4.41% 6
Surrey -7 72 £35,000 - 4
East Sussex -4 27 £26,000 +18.18% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 14 £30,000 -4.76%
Oxfordshire -23 12 £35,750 +11.71% 2
West Sussex -1 6 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Middlesex +6 5 £65,000 +140.74% 1
Kent -10 3 £24,000 -56.36% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 345 (57.69%) SQL
2 185 (30.94%) Windows
3 153 (25.59%) Microsoft
4 147 (24.58%) ITIL
5 146 (24.41%) SQL Server
6 130 (21.74%) Oracle
7 128 (21.40%) MS Excel
8 124 (20.74%) Finance
9 104 (17.39%) Linux
10 97 (16.22%) UNIX
11 93 (15.55%) Java
12 82 (13.71%) .NET
12 82 (13.71%) Degree
13 70 (11.71%) HTML
14 60 (10.03%) ERP
15 59 (9.87%) JavaScript
15 59 (9.87%) MS Office
16 58 (9.70%) CSS
17 55 (9.20%) XML
18 54 (9.03%) C#
19 51 (8.53%) Retail
20 46 (7.69%) IIS
21 45 (7.53%) CRM
22 44 (7.36%) Tomcat
23 40 (6.69%) Internet
23 40 (6.69%) Oracle Database
24 39 (6.52%) Problem Management
25 38 (6.35%) MySQL
25 38 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
26 37 (6.19%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (7.69%) IIS
2 44 (7.36%) Tomcat
3 32 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.01%) CMS
5 17 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.17%) Apache
7 9 (1.51%) Drupal
7 9 (1.51%) Kentico
7 9 (1.51%) Oracle 10gAS
7 9 (1.51%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (1.51%) JBoss
8 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.84%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.67%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (21.40%) MS Excel
2 59 (9.87%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) FastStats
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.84%) Retail-J
2 11 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.84%) GoldMine
3 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.84%) Exchequer
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.50%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.33%) Maximo
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) assyst
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.17%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.01%) SaaS
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.33%) Route 53
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.69%) Internet
2 21 (3.51%) HTTP
3 18 (3.01%) Firewall
4 16 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.51%) SMTP
6 13 (2.17%) DNS
7 7 (1.17%) VoIP
8 5 (0.84%) SSL
9 4 (0.67%) LAN
9 4 (0.67%) DHCP
9 4 (0.67%) Wireless
10 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.50%) Intranet
10 3 (0.50%) WAN
10 3 (0.50%) SNMP
11 2 (0.33%) VPN
11 2 (0.33%) SSH
11 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.17%) 3G
12 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.69%) Oracle Database
3 38 (6.35%) MySQL
4 26 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (3.34%) MS Access
8 17 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.67%) DB2
13 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.51%) Oracle Discoverer
13 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.17%) FileMaker
16 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (3.34%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (3.18%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.01%) Subversion
4 11 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.84%) Maven
5 9 (1.51%) JDeveloper
5 9 (1.51%) Toad
5 9 (1.51%) TestDirector
5 9 (1.51%) PVCS
6 5 (0.84%) JUnit
6 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 124 (20.74%) Finance
2 51 (8.53%) Retail
3 33 (5.52%) Back Office
4 32 (5.35%) Banking
5 19 (3.18%) Front Office
6 18 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.01%) German Language
8 8 (1.34%) Advertising
8 8 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.34%) French Language
9 5 (0.84%) Billing
9 5 (0.84%) Legal
10 4 (0.67%) Publishing
10 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.67%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.50%) Automotive
11 3 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.71%) .NET
2 70 (11.71%) HTML
3 58 (9.70%) CSS
4 55 (9.20%) XML
5 37 (6.19%) ASP.NET
6 29 (4.85%) J2EE
7 16 (2.68%) Web Services
7 16 (2.68%) JSP
8 11 (1.84%) Spring
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle ADF
10 7 (1.17%) Software Packaging
10 7 (1.17%) Ajax
11 6 (1.00%) XSLT
12 5 (0.84%) iBATIS
12 5 (0.84%) Middleware
12 5 (0.84%) Servlets
13 4 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.67%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.67%) HTML5
14 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.51%) Derivative
5 11 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.17%) Statistics
8 7 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.00%) PKI
9 6 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.84%) Replication
10 5 (0.84%) EPoS
11 4 (0.67%) AS400
11 4 (0.67%) PDA
12 3 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.50%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 185 (30.94%) Windows
2 104 (17.39%) Linux
3 97 (16.22%) UNIX
4 33 (5.52%) Windows XP
5 31 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.68%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.67%) Solaris
10 9 (1.51%) CentOS
11 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.00%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.50%) Android
13 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.50%) SUSE
14 2 (0.33%) VMS
14 2 (0.33%) Debian
14 2 (0.33%) Fedora
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (24.58%) ITIL
2 60 (10.03%) ERP
3 45 (7.53%) CRM
4 39 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 35 (5.85%) Project Management
6 34 (5.69%) Incident Management
7 32 (5.35%) Service Delivery
8 28 (4.68%) Service Management
8 28 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (4.68%) Release Management
9 24 (4.01%) E-Commerce
10 20 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (3.01%) ITSM
12 18 (3.01%) Document Management
12 18 (3.01%) Data Analysis
13 17 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (2.84%) Change Management
13 17 (2.84%) PRINCE2
14 16 (2.68%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 345 (57.69%) SQL
2 93 (15.55%) Java
3 59 (9.87%) JavaScript
4 54 (9.03%) C#
5 35 (5.85%) PHP
6 34 (5.69%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.52%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.18%) VB
10 15 (2.51%) C++
11 14 (2.34%) VBA
12 12 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.84%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.84%) VBScript
14 8 (1.34%) Korn
15 5 (0.84%) sed
15 5 (0.84%) AWK
15 5 (0.84%) Pascal
15 5 (0.84%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 82 (13.71%) Degree
2 37 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.17%) MCP
5 13 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.84%) MCSE
7 5 (0.84%) CCNA
7 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.67%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) MCITP
9 3 (0.50%) MCSA
10 2 (0.33%) HND
10 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.33%) AAT
11 1 (0.17%) CIMA
11 1 (0.17%) ACCA
11 1 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.02%) SLA
2 10 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 24 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.34%) IMail Server
3 5 (0.84%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (1.51%) SCCM
2 7 (1.17%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 153 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 130 (21.74%) Oracle
3 30 (5.02%) Citrix
4 25 (4.18%) Business Objects
5 16 (2.68%) VMware
6 15 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.84%) JDA
7 11 (1.84%) Epicor
8 10 (1.67%) SAP
8 10 (1.67%) IBM
9 9 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.51%) Serena
9 9 (1.51%) Cognos
10 8 (1.34%) Sage
11 7 (1.17%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.17%) Reuters
12 6 (1.00%) LANDesk
13 5 (0.84%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.84%) Pegasus
13 5 (0.84%) Bloomberg
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