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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 194 180 182
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 301 305 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.44% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.52% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 251 263 323
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
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 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +3 80 £31,500 -7.35% 12
Surrey -13 72 £35,000 - 3
Hampshire -5 68 £26,500 -10.16% 4
Oxfordshire -5 24 £37,750 +37.27% 2
East Sussex +8 21 £25,000 +6.38%
Buckinghamshire +5 21 £33,500 +5.51% 4
West Sussex +6 13 £27,000 +45.94%
Kent -16 2 £28,250 -35.42%
Middlesex -4 1 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 363 (57.53%) SQL
2 190 (30.11%) Windows
3 166 (26.31%) ITIL
3 166 (26.31%) Microsoft
4 159 (25.20%) SQL Server
5 137 (21.71%) MS Excel
6 134 (21.24%) Oracle
7 113 (17.91%) Finance
8 99 (15.69%) .NET
9 98 (15.53%) UNIX
10 97 (15.37%) Linux
10 97 (15.37%) Degree
11 88 (13.95%) Java
12 74 (11.73%) HTML
13 72 (11.41%) C#
14 66 (10.46%) IIS
15 65 (10.30%) JavaScript
16 63 (9.98%) Retail
17 62 (9.83%) CSS
18 55 (8.72%) MS Office
19 54 (8.56%) XML
20 53 (8.40%) ERP
21 49 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (7.61%) Tomcat
23 45 (7.13%) CRM
23 45 (7.13%) SLA
24 44 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
25 43 (6.81%) ASP.NET
25 43 (6.81%) Computer Science
26 42 (6.66%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (10.46%) IIS
2 48 (7.61%) Tomcat
3 30 (4.75%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.85%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.22%) Oracle 10gAS
6 14 (2.22%) CMS
6 14 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 12 (1.90%) Apache
8 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.27%) JBoss
9 6 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.95%) Drupal
9 6 (0.95%) Kentico
9 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.79%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.63%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 137 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 55 (8.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.90%) Retail-J
3 10 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.63%) Exchequer
5 4 (0.63%) GoldMine
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.48%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.32%) Maximo
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) Line 500
8 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) Magento
8 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.80%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.32%) Route 53
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.34%) Internet
2 24 (3.80%) HTTP
3 21 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.01%) SMTP
5 18 (2.85%) Firewall
6 13 (2.06%) DNS
7 11 (1.74%) VoIP
8 5 (0.79%) DHCP
9 4 (0.63%) SSL
9 4 (0.63%) Wireless
9 4 (0.63%) LAN
10 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.48%) Intranet
10 3 (0.48%) WAN
11 2 (0.32%) ADSL
11 2 (0.32%) Broadband
11 2 (0.32%) FTP
11 2 (0.32%) VPN
11 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.34%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 29 (4.60%) MySQL
5 27 (4.28%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.54%) MS Access
11 14 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
12 12 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.58%) DB2
14 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.11%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (3.01%) Subversion
3 15 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.22%) PVCS
4 14 (2.22%) Toad
4 14 (2.22%) JDeveloper
4 14 (2.22%) TestDirector
5 11 (1.74%) Maven
5 11 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.11%) JUnit
6 7 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 113 (17.91%) Finance
2 63 (9.98%) Retail
3 36 (5.71%) Banking
4 24 (3.80%) Front Office
4 24 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.65%) Back Office
6 13 (2.06%) French Language
6 13 (2.06%) German Language
7 10 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.95%) Advertising
9 5 (0.79%) Legal
10 4 (0.63%) Billing
10 4 (0.63%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.48%) Marketing
11 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.69%) .NET
2 74 (11.73%) HTML
3 62 (9.83%) CSS
4 54 (8.56%) XML
5 43 (6.81%) ASP.NET
6 30 (4.75%) J2EE
7 23 (3.65%) Web Services
8 18 (2.85%) JSP
9 14 (2.22%) Oracle ADF
10 11 (1.74%) Spring
11 7 (1.11%) Ajax
11 7 (1.11%) iBATIS
11 7 (1.11%) Software Packaging
11 7 (1.11%) Servlets
12 4 (0.63%) SOAP
12 4 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.63%) Middleware
12 4 (0.63%) LAMP
12 4 (0.63%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.81%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.22%) Derivative
5 12 (1.90%) Statistics
5 12 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.58%) Replication
6 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.11%) PKI
8 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.79%) EPoS
9 5 (0.79%) LIMS
10 4 (0.63%) PDA
11 3 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.48%) AS400
11 3 (0.48%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.48%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 190 (30.11%) Windows
2 98 (15.53%) UNIX
3 97 (15.37%) Linux
4 44 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (6.66%) Windows XP
6 40 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.27%) Windows Vista
9 8 (1.27%) Solaris
10 6 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.79%) CentOS
12 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.48%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.16%) AIX
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Fedora
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (26.31%) ITIL
2 53 (8.40%) ERP
3 45 (7.13%) CRM
4 42 (6.66%) Incident Management
5 37 (5.86%) Service Delivery
6 35 (5.55%) ITSM
7 34 (5.39%) Service Management
7 34 (5.39%) Problem Management
8 33 (5.23%) Project Management
9 26 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (4.12%) E-Commerce
10 25 (3.96%) Change Management
11 24 (3.80%) Release Management
12 23 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (3.49%) PRINCE2
14 20 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (2.85%) Document Management
17 17 (2.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 363 (57.53%) SQL
2 88 (13.95%) Java
3 72 (11.41%) C#
4 65 (10.30%) JavaScript
5 42 (6.66%) T-SQL
6 40 (6.34%) PHP
7 35 (5.55%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.80%) C++
9 21 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.17%) VB
11 13 (2.06%) VBScript
11 13 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.90%) VBA
13 9 (1.43%) Korn
13 9 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.95%) C
16 5 (0.79%) Pascal
16 5 (0.79%) Delphi
16 5 (0.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 97 (15.37%) Degree
2 35 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.01%) MCSE
6 18 (2.85%) MCP
7 16 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.79%) CCNA
8 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.63%) MCITP
9 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.48%) AAT
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.48%) ACCA
10 3 (0.48%) CIMA
10 3 (0.48%) MCSA
10 3 (0.48%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.16%) MCSD
11 1 (0.16%) HND
11 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.13%) SLA
2 10 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.01%) IMail Server
3 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) XenServer
5 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) SCCM
2 7 (1.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (26.31%) Microsoft
2 134 (21.24%) Oracle
3 38 (6.02%) Citrix
4 27 (4.28%) VMware
5 24 (3.80%) Business Objects
6 14 (2.22%) Serena
7 12 (1.90%) JDA
7 12 (1.90%) IBM
8 10 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.43%) Epicor
10 8 (1.27%) SAP
10 8 (1.27%) Cognos
11 7 (1.11%) Sage
11 7 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.95%) LANDesk
12 6 (0.95%) Reuters
13 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.79%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.63%) Redknee
14 4 (0.63%) Pegasus
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