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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 151 170 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 377 395 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.82% 1.73% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.82% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 324 356 301
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.26%
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
19713 21727 21070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.98% 95.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 17415 17392
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 £38,500
% 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 28 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 28 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 +9 112 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Berkshire -8 87 £32,500 -1.51% 5
Hampshire +19 68 £24,750 -18.85% 3
East Sussex +4 35 £32,500 +8.33%
Oxfordshire +9 23 £30,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire -26 22 £40,750 +35.83% 4
West Sussex -3 15 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Kent +7 8 £45,000 +35.33%
Middlesex +6 5 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 385 (55.40%) SQL
2 213 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 204 (29.35%) Microsoft
4 203 (29.21%) Windows
5 163 (23.45%) .NET
6 145 (20.86%) MS Excel
7 125 (17.99%) ITIL
8 114 (16.40%) Degree
9 94 (13.53%) Finance
10 93 (13.38%) Linux
11 79 (11.37%) Oracle
12 78 (11.22%) C#
13 76 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
14 75 (10.79%) Java
15 67 (9.64%) JavaScript
16 66 (9.50%) Security Cleared
17 63 (9.06%) UNIX
18 61 (8.78%) T-SQL
19 58 (8.35%) VB.NET
19 58 (8.35%) ERP
19 58 (8.35%) Service Delivery
20 57 (8.20%) CRM
20 57 (8.20%) Computer Science
21 56 (8.06%) ASP.NET
21 56 (8.06%) SLA
22 54 (7.77%) Service Management
23 53 (7.63%) SharePoint
24 52 (7.48%) MS Office
25 50 (7.19%) HTML
26 49 (7.05%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 53 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.89%) IIS
3 28 (4.03%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.31%) JBoss
5 21 (3.02%) Apache
6 19 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.44%) nginx
8 10 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.43%) FileNet
11 3 (0.43%) CMS
12 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 145 (20.86%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.48%) MS Office
3 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.44%) assyst
2 8 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.86%) Agresso
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.43%) Movex
7 3 (0.43%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.14%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.45%) Office 365
2 15 (2.16%) SaaS
3 13 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.05%) Internet
2 41 (5.90%) SMTP
3 34 (4.89%) DNS
4 17 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.16%) LDAP
5 15 (2.16%) DHCP
6 13 (1.87%) SSL
7 11 (1.58%) HTTP
8 10 (1.44%) WebEx
9 6 (0.86%) Network Security
9 6 (0.86%) NetScaler
9 6 (0.86%) VPN
10 4 (0.58%) Firewall
11 3 (0.43%) LAN
12 2 (0.29%) WAN
12 2 (0.29%) Extranet
13 1 (0.14%) POP3
13 1 (0.14%) GPRS
13 1 (0.14%) SMS
13 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.47%) Oracle Database
3 31 (4.46%) MySQL
4 30 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.15%) MS Access
11 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.86%) QlikView
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (4.89%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.29%) Subversion
5 8 (1.15%) JIRA
5 8 (1.15%) Toad
6 6 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.72%) Selenium
8 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (13.53%) Finance
2 31 (4.46%) Marketing
3 30 (4.32%) Front Office
4 27 (3.88%) Retail
5 25 (3.60%) German Language
6 15 (2.16%) French Language
7 13 (1.87%) Banking
8 12 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.29%) Back Office
9 9 (1.29%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.01%) Publishing
10 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.72%) Law
13 4 (0.58%) Arabic Language
14 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.29%) Legal
16 1 (0.14%) Advertising
16 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (23.45%) .NET
2 56 (8.06%) ASP.NET
3 50 (7.19%) HTML
4 49 (7.05%) XML
5 47 (6.76%) CSS
6 31 (4.46%) Web Services
7 21 (3.02%) .NET Framework
8 13 (1.87%) WCF
9 11 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (1.58%) SOAP
9 11 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.44%) MCollective
11 9 (1.29%) Apache Flex
12 8 (1.15%) jQuery
12 8 (1.15%) Middleware
12 8 (1.15%) ZeroMQ
13 7 (1.01%) ADO.NET
14 6 (0.86%) JSON
15 5 (0.72%) HTML5
15 5 (0.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 49 (7.05%) Mathematics
4 40 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.46%) Physics
6 30 (4.32%) Chemistry
7 14 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.44%) NHS
10 7 (1.01%) Clustering
11 6 (0.86%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.86%) Derivative
11 6 (0.86%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.72%) EPoS
13 4 (0.58%) User Experience
14 3 (0.43%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.43%) AS400
14 3 (0.43%) GIS
14 3 (0.43%) LIMS
14 3 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 203 (29.21%) Windows
2 93 (13.38%) Linux
3 63 (9.06%) UNIX
4 19 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (2.59%) Windows 8
6 16 (2.30%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.44%) Solaris
9 9 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.15%) CentOS
10 8 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.01%) Android
12 6 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.86%) SUSE
13 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.29%) Debian
14 2 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (17.99%) ITIL
2 58 (8.35%) ERP
2 58 (8.35%) Service Delivery
3 57 (8.20%) CRM
4 54 (7.77%) Service Management
5 46 (6.62%) Problem Management
6 45 (6.47%) Incident Management
7 33 (4.75%) Software Engineering
8 32 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (4.32%) E-Commerce
10 26 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (3.60%) Change Management
12 24 (3.45%) Line Management
13 23 (3.31%) Test Scripting
14 21 (3.02%) Time Management
14 21 (3.02%) Migration
14 21 (3.02%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (2.88%) Mentoring
15 20 (2.88%) Project Management
15 20 (2.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 385 (55.40%) SQL
2 78 (11.22%) C#
3 75 (10.79%) Java
4 67 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 61 (8.78%) T-SQL
6 58 (8.35%) VB.NET
7 45 (6.47%) VB
8 21 (3.02%) Python
9 19 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.30%) Perl
11 13 (1.87%) VB6
11 13 (1.87%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.44%) PHP
14 7 (1.01%) VBA
15 6 (0.86%) Groovy
15 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.72%) C++
17 2 (0.29%) PHP5
17 2 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (16.40%) Degree
2 66 (9.50%) Security Cleared
3 49 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.60%) MCP
5 21 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (1.73%) MCITP
7 12 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.15%) MCSA
9 8 (1.15%) AAT
10 7 (1.01%) MCSE
11 6 (0.86%) CCA
11 6 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.72%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.72%) ACCA
13 4 (0.58%) HND
14 3 (0.43%) HNC
15 2 (0.29%) CIMA
16 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.06%) SLA
2 16 (2.30%) QA
3 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.17%) IMail Server
3 11 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.44%) qmail
4 10 (1.44%) Squid
5 7 (1.01%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.86%) XenApp
7 5 (0.72%) vSphere
7 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.44%) ZABBIX
1 10 (1.44%) Cacti
1 10 (1.44%) Ganglia
1 10 (1.44%) Puppet
1 10 (1.44%) Nagios
1 10 (1.44%) collectd
1 10 (1.44%) logstash
1 10 (1.44%) Graphite
2 9 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.86%) SCCM
3 6 (0.86%) SCOM
3 6 (0.86%) HP SIM
3 6 (0.86%) WSUS
4 5 (0.72%) WMI
5 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 204 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.37%) Oracle
3 40 (5.76%) Citrix
4 35 (5.04%) VMware
5 30 (4.32%) HP
6 16 (2.30%) Remedy
7 10 (1.44%) Splunk
7 10 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.29%) Informatica
8 9 (1.29%) IBM
9 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.01%) FrontRange
9 7 (1.01%) LANDesk
10 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.86%) Lumension
10 6 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 6 (0.86%) Veritas
10 6 (0.86%) Siebel
10 6 (0.86%) ArcSight
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