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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 191 187 181
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 306 309 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.40% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.48% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 257 266 341
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
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
20662 20915 22115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.85% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16527 17028 19157
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £62,500
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
(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 +2 81 £32,500 -4.41% 7
Surrey -14 78 £35,000 - 6
Hampshire -7 50 £26,500 -10.16% 7
Oxfordshire +13 31 £38,000 +40.74% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 26 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex +9 20 £25,000 +4.16% 3
West Sussex +5 17 £27,000 -3.57%
Kent 0 3 £28,250 -9.60% 1
Middlesex -6 2 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £41,500 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 382 (57.88%) SQL
2 205 (31.06%) Windows
3 187 (28.33%) ITIL
3 187 (28.33%) Microsoft
4 179 (27.12%) SQL Server
5 155 (23.48%) MS Excel
6 139 (21.06%) Oracle
7 106 (16.06%) Finance
8 103 (15.61%) .NET
9 102 (15.45%) Degree
10 100 (15.15%) Linux
11 94 (14.24%) UNIX
12 88 (13.33%) IIS
13 79 (11.97%) Java
14 77 (11.67%) C#
14 77 (11.67%) Retail
15 73 (11.06%) HTML
16 66 (10.00%) CSS
17 64 (9.70%) JavaScript
18 61 (9.24%) MS Office
19 59 (8.94%) SLA
20 57 (8.64%) Tomcat
21 54 (8.18%) T-SQL
21 54 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
22 52 (7.88%) Computer Science
22 52 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
23 51 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (7.58%) XML
25 49 (7.42%) Citrix
26 48 (7.27%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 88 (13.33%) IIS
2 57 (8.64%) Tomcat
3 31 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.58%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
5 14 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.12%) Oracle 10gAS
6 12 (1.82%) Apache
6 12 (1.82%) CMS
7 9 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.06%) JBoss
9 7 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.76%) JCAPS
11 4 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 155 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 61 (9.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) FastStats
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.27%) Retail-J
3 10 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.61%) Exchequer
5 4 (0.61%) GoldMine
5 4 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.45%) Line 500
6 3 (0.45%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.30%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) Route 53
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.12%) Internet
2 26 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.64%) HTTP
4 23 (3.48%) SMTP
5 20 (3.03%) DNS
6 17 (2.58%) Firewall
7 13 (1.97%) DHCP
8 12 (1.82%) VoIP
9 7 (1.06%) Network Security
10 4 (0.61%) Wireless
10 4 (0.61%) ADSL
10 4 (0.61%) Broadband
10 4 (0.61%) LAN
10 4 (0.61%) SSL
11 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.45%) Intranet
12 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.30%) WAN
12 2 (0.30%) FTP
12 2 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 32 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 31 (4.70%) MySQL
5 30 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 27 (4.09%) Crystal Reports
7 24 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.42%) MS Access
10 14 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (2.12%) Oracle Discoverer
11 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.67%) DB2
13 8 (1.21%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (2.58%) Subversion
3 14 (2.12%) Toad
3 14 (2.12%) JDeveloper
3 14 (2.12%) TestDirector
3 14 (2.12%) PVCS
4 13 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.36%) Maven
5 9 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.21%) JUnit
6 8 (1.21%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 106 (16.06%) Finance
2 77 (11.67%) Retail
3 39 (5.91%) Banking
4 33 (5.00%) Front Office
5 24 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.58%) French Language
7 13 (1.97%) German Language
7 13 (1.97%) Back Office
8 12 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.91%) Advertising
10 5 (0.76%) Legal
11 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Billing
11 4 (0.61%) Marketing
11 4 (0.61%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (15.61%) .NET
2 73 (11.06%) HTML
3 66 (10.00%) CSS
4 50 (7.58%) XML
5 48 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 27 (4.09%) Web Services
7 25 (3.79%) J2EE
8 17 (2.58%) JSP
9 14 (2.12%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (1.82%) Spring
11 11 (1.67%) LAMP
12 10 (1.52%) SOAP
13 8 (1.21%) Servlets
13 8 (1.21%) Middleware
13 8 (1.21%) iBATIS
14 7 (1.06%) Software Packaging
15 5 (0.76%) Ajax
16 4 (0.61%) .NET Framework
16 4 (0.61%) Hibernate
16 4 (0.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.42%) Derivative
5 15 (2.27%) Statistics
6 14 (2.12%) Replication
7 12 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.06%) LIMS
8 7 (1.06%) Clustering
8 7 (1.06%) PKI
8 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.76%) EPoS
9 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.61%) Open Source
11 3 (0.45%) Social Media
11 3 (0.45%) Kindle
12 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 205 (31.06%) Windows
2 100 (15.15%) Linux
3 94 (14.24%) UNIX
4 54 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 24 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.21%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.06%) Solaris
11 5 (0.76%) CentOS
11 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) VMS
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) Fedora
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (28.33%) ITIL
2 47 (7.12%) Incident Management
3 46 (6.97%) Service Delivery
4 45 (6.82%) CRM
5 44 (6.67%) ITSM
6 41 (6.21%) ERP
6 41 (6.21%) Service Management
7 36 (5.45%) Project Management
8 34 (5.15%) Change Management
8 34 (5.15%) E-Commerce
8 34 (5.15%) Problem Management
9 24 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (3.48%) Release Management
10 23 (3.48%) Software Engineering
11 22 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (3.18%) PRINCE2
12 21 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (2.88%) Document Management
13 19 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 382 (57.88%) SQL
2 79 (11.97%) Java
3 77 (11.67%) C#
4 64 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 54 (8.18%) T-SQL
6 45 (6.82%) PHP
7 29 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.79%) C++
9 19 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.58%) VB
11 14 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.67%) VBA
12 11 (1.67%) VBScript
13 9 (1.36%) Korn
13 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.91%) C
15 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.76%) sed
15 5 (0.76%) AWK
16 3 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 102 (15.45%) Degree
2 38 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.94%) MCSE
5 25 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.03%) MCP
7 19 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.76%) CCNA
8 5 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.61%) AAT
9 4 (0.61%) ACCA
9 4 (0.61%) CIMA
9 4 (0.61%) MCITP
10 2 (0.30%) MCSA
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.15%) MCSD
11 1 (0.15%) HND
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.94%) SLA
2 11 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.52%) QA
4 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.48%) IMail Server
3 16 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.06%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (0.45%) XenApp
6 3 (0.45%) XenServer
6 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.52%) SCCM
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.45%) SCOM
5 2 (0.30%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.30%) WSUS
5 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.15%) Foglight
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 187 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 139 (21.06%) Oracle
3 49 (7.42%) Citrix
4 46 (6.97%) VMware
5 25 (3.79%) Business Objects
6 15 (2.27%) JDA
7 14 (2.12%) Serena
8 12 (1.82%) IBM
9 9 (1.36%) Cognos
9 9 (1.36%) Sage
9 9 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.21%) SAP
11 6 (0.91%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.91%) Reuters
11 6 (0.91%) LANDesk
11 6 (0.91%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.76%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.76%) Sybase
13 4 (0.61%) Epicor
13 4 (0.61%) Pegasus
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 18 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + package
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum +benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
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Reigate, Surrey
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Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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