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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 140 165 175
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 416 390 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 1.71% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.80% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 356 352 312
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+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
19721 21694 21316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16106 17565 17682
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 £62,500 £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 8 July 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 8 July 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
Surrey +48 133 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Berkshire +6 94 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Hampshire +32 77 £25,000 -10.71% 3
East Sussex +17 38 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +6 23 £30,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire -22 22 £44,000 +35.38% 1
West Sussex -7 18 £30,000 - 1
Middlesex +5 5 £30,000 -10.44%
Kent -5 4 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 395 (54.94%) SQL
2 211 (29.35%) Windows
3 209 (29.07%) SQL Server
4 205 (28.51%) Microsoft
5 162 (22.53%) .NET
6 152 (21.14%) MS Excel
7 134 (18.64%) ITIL
8 114 (15.86%) Degree
9 106 (14.74%) Linux
10 102 (14.19%) Finance
11 88 (12.24%) Oracle
12 87 (12.10%) Java
13 78 (10.85%) C#
14 75 (10.43%) UNIX
15 73 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
16 70 (9.74%) JavaScript
17 69 (9.60%) Security Cleared
18 66 (9.18%) ERP
19 64 (8.90%) MS Office
20 63 (8.76%) T-SQL
21 61 (8.48%) ASP.NET
22 60 (8.34%) Service Delivery
23 57 (7.93%) Internet
23 57 (7.93%) SLA
24 56 (7.79%) VB.NET
25 54 (7.51%) CRM
26 53 (7.37%) Computer Science
27 52 (7.23%) SC Cleared
27 52 (7.23%) XML
27 52 (7.23%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 52 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.45%) IIS
3 28 (3.89%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.34%) JBoss
5 22 (3.06%) Apache
6 19 (2.64%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.25%) nginx
9 9 (1.25%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.83%) CMS
11 5 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.42%) FileNet
13 3 (0.42%) Kentico
14 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.28%) Drupal
14 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 152 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 64 (8.90%) MS Office
3 13 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.53%) assyst
3 7 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.83%) Agresso
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.56%) Exchequer
6 4 (0.56%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.42%) Movex
7 3 (0.42%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.14%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.20%) Office 365
2 13 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.53%) SaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.93%) Internet
2 39 (5.42%) SMTP
3 34 (4.73%) DNS
4 18 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.09%) DHCP
6 14 (1.95%) LDAP
7 13 (1.81%) SSL
8 10 (1.39%) WebEx
8 10 (1.39%) HTTP
9 6 (0.83%) VPN
9 6 (0.83%) Network Security
9 6 (0.83%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.70%) Firewall
11 3 (0.42%) Extranet
11 3 (0.42%) LAN
12 2 (0.28%) SNMP
12 2 (0.28%) WAN
13 1 (0.14%) POP3
13 1 (0.14%) 3G
13 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.84%) Oracle Database
3 34 (4.73%) MySQL
4 33 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.53%) MS Access
13 10 (1.39%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.83%) DB2
14 6 (0.83%) QlikView
15 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.39%) Subversion
3 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (1.11%) JIRA
4 8 (1.11%) Toad
5 6 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.70%) Selenium
7 4 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (14.19%) Finance
2 30 (4.17%) Front Office
3 27 (3.76%) Marketing
4 25 (3.48%) German Language
5 22 (3.06%) Retail
6 15 (2.09%) French Language
7 14 (1.95%) Banking
7 14 (1.95%) Back Office
8 10 (1.39%) Publishing
9 9 (1.25%) Spanish Language
10 8 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.97%) Law
11 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.56%) Arabic Language
12 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (22.53%) .NET
2 61 (8.48%) ASP.NET
3 52 (7.23%) HTML
3 52 (7.23%) XML
4 49 (6.82%) CSS
5 32 (4.45%) Web Services
6 19 (2.64%) .NET Framework
7 13 (1.81%) WCF
8 12 (1.67%) Middleware
9 11 (1.53%) SOAP
9 11 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (1.39%) jQuery
11 9 (1.25%) Apache Flex
11 9 (1.25%) MCollective
12 8 (1.11%) ZeroMQ
13 7 (0.97%) ADO.NET
13 7 (0.97%) XSLT
14 6 (0.83%) HTML5
14 6 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.84%) Mathematics
4 39 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.62%) Physics
6 25 (3.48%) Chemistry
7 14 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.39%) NHS
8 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.11%) Derivative
10 7 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 7 (0.97%) Clustering
11 4 (0.56%) EPoS
11 4 (0.56%) User Experience
12 3 (0.42%) Eurex
12 3 (0.42%) GIS
12 3 (0.42%) AS400
12 3 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 211 (29.35%) Windows
2 106 (14.74%) Linux
3 75 (10.43%) UNIX
4 22 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 18 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 17 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.67%) Solaris
7 12 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.39%) CentOS
8 10 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.11%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.11%) SUSE
10 6 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.83%) Android
11 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.42%) Debian
12 3 (0.42%) Fedora
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (18.64%) ITIL
2 66 (9.18%) ERP
3 60 (8.34%) Service Delivery
4 54 (7.51%) CRM
5 52 (7.23%) Service Management
6 48 (6.68%) Problem Management
7 47 (6.54%) Incident Management
8 30 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 30 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (3.89%) Test Scripting
10 28 (3.89%) Software Engineering
11 25 (3.48%) Project Management
11 25 (3.48%) Line Management
12 24 (3.34%) SDLC
12 24 (3.34%) Migration
13 23 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
13 23 (3.20%) Data Migration
14 22 (3.06%) Dashboard Development
14 22 (3.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 395 (54.94%) SQL
2 87 (12.10%) Java
3 78 (10.85%) C#
4 70 (9.74%) JavaScript
5 63 (8.76%) T-SQL
6 56 (7.79%) VB.NET
7 41 (5.70%) VB
8 24 (3.34%) PL/SQL
9 21 (2.92%) Python
10 17 (2.36%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.36%) Perl
11 13 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.53%) VB6
13 10 (1.39%) PHP
14 9 (1.25%) VBA
15 8 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.97%) C++
17 6 (0.83%) Groovy
18 3 (0.42%) Tcl
18 3 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (15.86%) Degree
2 69 (9.60%) Security Cleared
3 52 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.62%) MCP
5 22 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.53%) MCITP
9 9 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.11%) AAT
11 7 (0.97%) MCSA
12 6 (0.83%) CCA
12 6 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (0.83%) MCSE
13 5 (0.70%) HND
14 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.56%) ACCA
15 3 (0.42%) HNC
16 2 (0.28%) CIMA
17 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.93%) SLA
2 16 (2.23%) QA
3 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.76%) IMail Server
3 12 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.25%) Squid
4 9 (1.25%) qmail
5 6 (0.83%) XenApp
6 5 (0.70%) vSphere
6 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.25%) ZABBIX
2 9 (1.25%) Cacti
2 9 (1.25%) Ganglia
2 9 (1.25%) Puppet
2 9 (1.25%) Nagios
2 9 (1.25%) collectd
2 9 (1.25%) logstash
2 9 (1.25%) Graphite
3 6 (0.83%) WSUS
3 6 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.83%) SCCM
3 6 (0.83%) SCOM
3 6 (0.83%) HP SIM
4 5 (0.70%) WMI
5 2 (0.28%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 205 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 88 (12.24%) Oracle
3 37 (5.15%) Citrix
4 34 (4.73%) VMware
5 31 (4.31%) HP
6 17 (2.36%) Remedy
7 12 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.25%) Splunk
9 9 (1.25%) IBM
9 9 (1.25%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.11%) Informatica
11 7 (0.97%) Veritas
11 7 (0.97%) FrontRange
11 7 (0.97%) LANDesk
12 6 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.83%) ArcSight
12 6 (0.83%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.83%) Lumension
Crawley, West Sussex
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Life Assurance and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago