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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 155 183 167
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 386 348 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.89% 1.53% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.61% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 327 304 327
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
19496 21624 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.32% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15797 17555 17293
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 £63,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +64 117 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Berkshire -7 89 £32,500 - 13
Hampshire +35 74 £30,000 +13.20% 10
East Sussex +23 35 £25,000 -16.66% 2
West Sussex -10 25 £30,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -34 22 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Oxfordshire +2 19 £27,500 -3.50% 4
Middlesex +9 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Kent 0 3 £40,000 +19.90% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 363 (55.17%) SQL
2 185 (28.12%) Windows
3 165 (25.08%) SQL Server
4 162 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 141 (21.43%) .NET
6 133 (20.21%) MS Excel
7 130 (19.76%) ITIL
8 110 (16.72%) Finance
9 100 (15.20%) Linux
10 92 (13.98%) Oracle
10 92 (13.98%) Degree
11 89 (13.53%) Java
12 72 (10.94%) UNIX
13 71 (10.79%) ERP
14 67 (10.18%) MS Office
15 64 (9.73%) C#
16 62 (9.42%) JavaScript
17 61 (9.27%) Security Cleared
17 61 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (8.81%) ASP.NET
18 58 (8.81%) Service Delivery
19 56 (8.51%) XML
20 53 (8.05%) Internet
21 52 (7.90%) SC Cleared
22 51 (7.75%) HTML
23 50 (7.60%) CSS
23 50 (7.60%) CRM
24 48 (7.29%) T-SQL
24 48 (7.29%) Problem Management
25 46 (6.99%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 44 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.65%) IIS
3 17 (2.58%) Apache
3 17 (2.58%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.28%) JBoss
5 10 (1.52%) CMS
6 8 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.22%) Kentico
7 7 (1.06%) Drupal
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.15%) FileNet
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 133 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 67 (10.18%) MS Office
3 13 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.67%) assyst
3 7 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.76%) Exchequer
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.76%) GoldMine
6 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.46%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.46%) Movex
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.30%) Agresso
8 2 (0.30%) Maximo
9 1 (0.15%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.15%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.19%) Office 365
2 9 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.91%) SaaS
4 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.05%) Internet
2 26 (3.95%) SMTP
3 12 (1.82%) DNS
4 9 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.91%) SSL
5 6 (0.91%) VPN
5 6 (0.91%) DHCP
5 6 (0.91%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.76%) Firewall
6 5 (0.76%) HTTP
7 4 (0.61%) Network Security
7 4 (0.61%) LDAP
8 3 (0.46%) Extranet
8 3 (0.46%) SNMP
9 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.30%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) 3G
10 1 (0.15%) SMS
10 1 (0.15%) VoIP
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.84%) Oracle Database
3 32 (4.86%) MySQL
4 24 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (2.58%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.98%) MS Access
9 13 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.06%) FileMaker
12 7 (1.06%) DB2
13 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.61%) QlikView
14 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (4.71%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.82%) Subversion
3 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.22%) Toad
5 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.76%) Selenium
7 4 (0.61%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.46%) JIRA
9 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.15%) MSI
9 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 110 (16.72%) Finance
2 26 (3.95%) Back Office
3 23 (3.50%) Marketing
3 23 (3.50%) Front Office
4 19 (2.89%) German Language
5 13 (1.98%) Banking
6 12 (1.82%) Retail
7 10 (1.52%) Publishing
8 9 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.37%) French Language
9 7 (1.06%) Law
10 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.61%) Arabic Language
10 4 (0.61%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (21.43%) .NET
2 58 (8.81%) ASP.NET
3 56 (8.51%) XML
4 51 (7.75%) HTML
5 50 (7.60%) CSS
6 26 (3.95%) Web Services
7 12 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.67%) WCF
8 11 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (1.52%) Middleware
10 9 (1.37%) XSLT
10 9 (1.37%) SOAP
11 8 (1.22%) jQuery
12 7 (1.06%) J2EE
12 7 (1.06%) ADO.NET
12 7 (1.06%) HTML5
12 7 (1.06%) Apache Flex
13 6 (0.91%) JSON
14 5 (0.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 34 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.86%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.43%) Physics
6 15 (2.28%) Chemistry
7 13 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 12 (1.82%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.22%) NHS
11 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.76%) PDA
11 5 (0.76%) Derivative
12 4 (0.61%) EPoS
12 4 (0.61%) AS400
12 4 (0.61%) Replication
12 4 (0.61%) User Experience
13 3 (0.46%) Machine to Machine
13 3 (0.46%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 185 (28.12%) Windows
2 100 (15.20%) Linux
3 72 (10.94%) UNIX
4 22 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.04%) Windows 8
6 18 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 17 (2.58%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.82%) Solaris
9 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.52%) CentOS
10 10 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.22%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.22%) SUSE
12 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.61%) Android
12 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.46%) Fedora
13 3 (0.46%) Debian
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (19.76%) ITIL
2 71 (10.79%) ERP
3 58 (8.81%) Service Delivery
4 50 (7.60%) CRM
5 48 (7.29%) Problem Management
6 46 (6.99%) Service Management
7 39 (5.93%) Incident Management
8 32 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (4.26%) Project Management
11 27 (4.10%) Test Scripting
12 26 (3.95%) SDLC
13 25 (3.80%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.50%) Data Analysis
14 23 (3.50%) Migration
15 22 (3.34%) Data Migration
15 22 (3.34%) Time Management
15 22 (3.34%) Line Management
16 21 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (2.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 363 (55.17%) SQL
2 89 (13.53%) Java
3 64 (9.73%) C#
4 62 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 48 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 34 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 29 (4.41%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.10%) VB
9 17 (2.58%) Python
10 16 (2.43%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.98%) Perl
12 11 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.37%) PHP
13 9 (1.37%) C++
14 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.91%) VBA
14 6 (0.91%) VBScript
15 3 (0.46%) Tcl
15 3 (0.46%) C
15 3 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (13.98%) Degree
2 61 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 52 (7.90%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.80%) MCP
5 21 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.06%) MCITP
9 6 (0.91%) CCA
9 6 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (0.91%) AAT
10 5 (0.76%) HND
10 5 (0.76%) MCSA
11 4 (0.61%) MCSE
11 4 (0.61%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.46%) HNC
13 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.30%) ACCA
13 2 (0.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.84%) SLA
2 8 (1.22%) QA
3 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.04%) IMail Server
3 6 (0.91%) XenApp
3 6 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.61%) Squid
4 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.61%) qmail
4 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.76%) SCCM
3 4 (0.61%) SCOM
3 4 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.61%) WSUS
3 4 (0.61%) HP SIM
3 4 (0.61%) Puppet
3 4 (0.61%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.61%) Cacti
3 4 (0.61%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.61%) Nagios
3 4 (0.61%) logstash
3 4 (0.61%) collectd
3 4 (0.61%) Graphite
4 2 (0.30%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) OpenView
5 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 162 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 92 (13.98%) Oracle
3 29 (4.41%) HP
3 29 (4.41%) Citrix
4 17 (2.58%) VMware
5 15 (2.28%) Remedy
6 12 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.06%) Sage
9 7 (1.06%) Informatica
9 7 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.06%) LANDesk
9 7 (1.06%) FrontRange
10 6 (0.91%) Epicor
10 6 (0.91%) Veritas
10 6 (0.91%) Pegasus
11 5 (0.76%) Cisco
11 5 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds
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