The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 131 152 160
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 438 405 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 1.94% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.01% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 403 349 376
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
17895 20199 21832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.83% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15244 16532 17401
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +33 130 £47,500 +46.15% 9
Surrey -16 81 £35,000 +29.62% 4
Hampshire +11 79 £30,500 +24.48% 9
West Sussex +46 68 £42,500 +44.06% 3
Oxfordshire -7 40 £29,000 -3.33% 6
East Sussex -5 21 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £31,250 -27.32% 4
Kent +17 6 £22,500 -50.00%
Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 502 (57.97%) SQL
2 318 (36.72%) SQL Server
3 277 (31.99%) Windows
4 252 (29.10%) .NET
5 217 (25.06%) Microsoft
6 193 (22.29%) Finance
7 187 (21.59%) ITIL
8 157 (18.13%) MS Excel
9 156 (18.01%) Oracle
10 149 (17.21%) Linux
11 136 (15.70%) Degree
12 133 (15.36%) Windows Server
13 129 (14.90%) IIS
14 121 (13.97%) CRM
15 119 (13.74%) JavaScript
16 99 (11.43%) ASP.NET
16 99 (11.43%) SharePoint
17 97 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
18 95 (10.97%) C#
19 92 (10.62%) Java
19 92 (10.62%) XML
20 87 (10.05%) WebSphere
21 80 (9.24%) HTML
22 78 (9.01%) SaaS
23 75 (8.66%) Web Services
24 74 (8.55%) SLA
24 74 (8.55%) Firewall
25 72 (8.31%) Tomcat
26 67 (7.74%) MySQL
26 67 (7.74%) TCP/IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 129 (14.90%) IIS
2 99 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 87 (10.05%) WebSphere
4 72 (8.31%) Tomcat
5 64 (7.39%) Apache
5 64 (7.39%) JBoss
6 50 (5.77%) WebLogic
7 42 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
8 41 (4.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 14 (1.62%) nginx
10 11 (1.27%) CMS
10 11 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.69%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.58%) Moodle
12 5 (0.58%) Totara
12 5 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 157 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.39%) MS Office
3 11 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 37 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (0.81%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 7 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.81%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 5 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.58%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.23%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.23%) TrackWise
9 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.01%) SaaS
2 49 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.85%) Office 365
4 6 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.55%) Firewall
2 67 (7.74%) TCP/IP
3 49 (5.66%) LDAP
4 45 (5.20%) HTTP
5 40 (4.62%) NAS
6 33 (3.81%) SAN
7 31 (3.58%) SSL
8 18 (2.08%) SMTP
9 17 (1.96%) DNS
10 14 (1.62%) FTP
11 13 (1.50%) Internet
12 12 (1.39%) NetScaler
13 7 (0.81%) VPN
14 5 (0.58%) Extranet
15 4 (0.46%) Network Security
15 4 (0.46%) S/MIME
16 2 (0.23%) CTI
16 2 (0.23%) DHCP
16 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
16 2 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (36.72%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.74%) MySQL
3 65 (7.51%) Relational Database
4 49 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 44 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.04%) Big Data
10 9 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
16 2 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (2.66%) Toad
2 21 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.27%) Subversion
4 10 (1.15%) JIRA
5 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.58%) Gradle
7 3 (0.35%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 193 (22.29%) Finance
2 28 (3.23%) Banking
2 28 (3.23%) Retail
3 19 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 19 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.62%) Dutch Language
5 13 (1.50%) Back Office
6 12 (1.39%) French Language
7 11 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.27%) Publishing
8 10 (1.15%) Electronics
8 10 (1.15%) Games
8 10 (1.15%) Law
9 9 (1.04%) Japanese Language
10 8 (0.92%) German Language
10 8 (0.92%) Online Betting
11 7 (0.81%) Legal
12 5 (0.58%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.58%) Marketing
13 4 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (29.10%) .NET
2 99 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 92 (10.62%) XML
4 80 (9.24%) HTML
5 75 (8.66%) Web Services
6 63 (7.27%) CSS
7 50 (5.77%) Middleware
8 48 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (5.43%) LAMP
10 40 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ
11 33 (3.81%) XSLT
12 32 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 25 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 23 (2.66%) jQuery
15 14 (1.62%) SOAP
16 11 (1.27%) COM
16 11 (1.27%) ZeroMQ
17 10 (1.15%) Ajax
17 10 (1.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.66%) Driving Licence
6 21 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 16 (1.85%) Physics
9 14 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.50%) PMI
11 8 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (0.92%) iSeries
12 7 (0.81%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.81%) Statistics
13 5 (0.58%) Chemistry
13 5 (0.58%) Clustering
13 5 (0.58%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.58%) Xbox
14 4 (0.46%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 277 (31.99%) Windows
2 149 (17.21%) Linux
3 133 (15.36%) Windows Server
4 63 (7.27%) Unix
5 45 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.08%) CentOS
9 11 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.81%) Android
12 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (21.59%) ITIL
2 121 (13.97%) CRM
3 66 (7.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 62 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (7.04%) ERP
6 56 (6.47%) SOA
7 49 (5.66%) MVC
8 39 (4.50%) Waterfall
8 39 (4.50%) Web Operations
9 37 (4.27%) Problem Management
10 36 (4.16%) ETL
11 35 (4.04%) Service Delivery
12 32 (3.70%) Data Security
12 32 (3.70%) UML
13 30 (3.46%) Release Management
14 28 (3.23%) Change Management
15 27 (3.12%) Analytics
16 26 (3.00%) Change Control
16 26 (3.00%) PRINCE2
16 26 (3.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 502 (57.97%) SQL
2 119 (13.74%) JavaScript
3 95 (10.97%) C#
4 92 (10.62%) Java
5 55 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 52 (6.00%) Perl
7 46 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 24 (2.77%) VB
10 18 (2.08%) PHP
11 17 (1.96%) C++
11 17 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.50%) C
12 13 (1.50%) Python
13 12 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.27%) VBScript
15 9 (1.04%) VC++
16 8 (0.92%) VB6
16 8 (0.92%) VBA
17 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (15.70%) Degree
2 29 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.23%) AAT
8 2 (0.23%) ACCA
8 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.12%) MCTS
9 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.55%) SLA
2 15 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.50%) QA
4 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) GxP
5 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (1.62%) IMail Server
4 12 (1.39%) XenApp
4 12 (1.39%) XenServer
5 10 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.92%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.46%) qmail
10 4 (0.46%) Squid
11 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (4.62%) Puppet
2 36 (4.16%) OpenAM
3 7 (0.81%) logstash
3 7 (0.81%) Nagios
3 7 (0.81%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.46%) Cacti
4 4 (0.46%) collectd
4 4 (0.46%) Ganglia
4 4 (0.46%) Graphite
5 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.35%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.23%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.23%) Icinga
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 217 (25.06%) Microsoft
2 156 (18.01%) Oracle
3 56 (6.47%) Citrix
4 46 (5.31%) VMware
5 42 (4.85%) Red Hat
6 40 (4.62%) Sun
7 29 (3.35%) SAP
8 26 (3.00%) IBM
9 19 (2.19%) HP
10 18 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.27%) Sybase
12 10 (1.15%) Splunk
13 9 (1.04%) Hyperion
13 9 (1.04%) Remedy
14 8 (0.92%) Apple
14 8 (0.92%) Google
15 7 (0.81%) Baan
15 7 (0.81%) JD Edwards
15 7 (0.81%) Tableau
16 6 (0.69%) Cisco
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Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Middlesex
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progression
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Southampton
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Buckinghamshire
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