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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 217 168 198
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 261 312 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.52% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.60% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 221 261 241
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
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 £25,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -12 70 £35,000 -4.76% 7
Berkshire -4 66 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Hampshire +14 58 £32,500 +17.11% 1
Oxfordshire -6 18 £26,000 -18.75% 8
Buckinghamshire -30 17 £37,500 +15.38% 6
East Sussex -22 12 £32,000 +18.51% 1
West Sussex +1 10 £28,000 -11.11% 1
Kent +6 6 £26,500 -51.81%
Middlesex +6 6 £50,000 +75.43%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 323 (56.97%) SQL
2 181 (31.92%) Windows
3 152 (26.81%) SQL Server
4 131 (23.10%) Oracle
5 128 (22.57%) Microsoft
6 127 (22.40%) Finance
7 126 (22.22%) ITIL
8 116 (20.46%) Linux
9 114 (20.11%) MS Excel
10 101 (17.81%) Java
11 96 (16.93%) UNIX
12 89 (15.70%) .NET
13 67 (11.82%) Degree
14 66 (11.64%) ERP
15 58 (10.23%) HTML
16 56 (9.88%) JavaScript
16 56 (9.88%) MS Office
17 53 (9.35%) CSS
18 52 (9.17%) C#
19 51 (8.99%) Oracle Database
20 49 (8.64%) XML
20 49 (8.64%) CRM
21 45 (7.94%) Retail
22 44 (7.76%) Problem Management
23 41 (7.23%) Security Cleared
23 41 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (7.05%) ASP.NET
24 40 (7.05%) Tomcat
25 38 (6.70%) Internet
26 37 (6.53%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 32 (5.64%) IIS
3 24 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.53%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.65%) CMS
6 10 (1.76%) Apache
6 10 (1.76%) JBoss
7 9 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.59%) Drupal
7 9 (1.59%) Kentico
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle 10gAS
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.88%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.35%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 114 (20.11%) MS Excel
2 56 (9.88%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (4.06%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.12%) Retail-J
3 11 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (1.06%) assyst
5 5 (0.88%) GoldMine
5 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.88%) Exchequer
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.53%) Maximo
8 1 (0.18%) Lawson
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.29%) SaaS
2 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) Route 53
5 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.70%) Internet
2 12 (2.12%) Firewall
2 12 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.94%) HTTP
3 11 (1.94%) SMTP
4 9 (1.59%) DNS
5 4 (0.71%) VPN
6 3 (0.53%) SNMP
6 3 (0.53%) LAN
6 3 (0.53%) VoIP
6 3 (0.53%) SSL
6 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.53%) Wireless
7 2 (0.35%) SSH
7 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.35%) Intranet
7 2 (0.35%) WAN
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) Extranet
8 1 (0.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.99%) Oracle Database
3 34 (6.00%) MySQL
4 24 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (2.29%) MS Access
8 13 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.23%) FileMaker
13 7 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.23%) DB2
14 5 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (2.65%) Subversion
4 11 (1.94%) Maven
4 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.76%) Toad
6 7 (1.23%) JDeveloper
6 7 (1.23%) TestDirector
6 7 (1.23%) PVCS
6 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.88%) JUnit
7 5 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.35%) JIRA
10 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 127 (22.40%) Finance
2 45 (7.94%) Retail
3 31 (5.47%) Banking
4 30 (5.29%) Back Office
5 14 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.47%) Front Office
5 14 (2.47%) German Language
6 8 (1.41%) French Language
6 8 (1.41%) Advertising
7 7 (1.23%) Marketing
8 6 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.88%) Law
10 4 (0.71%) Arabic Language
10 4 (0.71%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.71%) Publishing
10 4 (0.71%) Billing
11 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.70%) .NET
2 58 (10.23%) HTML
3 53 (9.35%) CSS
4 49 (8.64%) XML
5 40 (7.05%) ASP.NET
6 25 (4.41%) J2EE
7 21 (3.70%) Web Services
8 16 (2.82%) JSP
9 11 (1.94%) Spring
10 8 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (1.23%) Oracle ADF
12 6 (1.06%) Ajax
12 6 (1.06%) jQuery
12 6 (1.06%) HTML5
12 6 (1.06%) XSLT
12 6 (1.06%) Middleware
13 5 (0.88%) Servlets
13 5 (0.88%) Software Packaging
13 5 (0.88%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.12%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.12%) Derivative
5 11 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.23%) Statistics
7 6 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.88%) AS400
9 4 (0.71%) EPoS
9 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.71%) PDA
10 3 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.53%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.35%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.35%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (31.92%) Windows
2 116 (20.46%) Linux
3 96 (16.93%) UNIX
4 26 (4.59%) Windows XP
5 23 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.65%) Solaris
9 13 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.76%) CentOS
11 9 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.41%) SUSE
13 7 (1.23%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.53%) Android
15 3 (0.53%) Debian
15 3 (0.53%) Fedora
15 3 (0.53%) VMS
16 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.22%) ITIL
2 66 (11.64%) ERP
3 49 (8.64%) CRM
4 44 (7.76%) Problem Management
5 31 (5.47%) Project Management
6 29 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 24 (4.23%) Release Management
9 23 (4.06%) Service Delivery
10 22 (3.88%) Incident Management
11 19 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (3.17%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (3.00%) Data Analysis
14 16 (2.82%) Web Development
14 16 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (2.82%) Service Management
15 15 (2.65%) PRINCE2
16 14 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (2.47%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (56.97%) SQL
2 101 (17.81%) Java
3 56 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.17%) C#
5 36 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 28 (4.94%) PHP
8 25 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.29%) VB
10 12 (2.12%) VBA
11 11 (1.94%) C++
11 11 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.59%) Perl
13 8 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.23%) VBScript
15 5 (0.88%) Delphi
15 5 (0.88%) Pascal
16 4 (0.71%) C
16 4 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (11.82%) Degree
2 41 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.53%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.29%) VCP4
7 10 (1.76%) MCP
8 6 (1.06%) MCSE
9 5 (0.88%) MCITP
9 5 (0.88%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.71%) MCSA
10 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.53%) CCNA
11 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.53%) HND
11 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.35%) AAT
12 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.18%) MCSD
13 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 25 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.76%) IMail Server
3 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.06%) SCCM
1 6 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 131 (23.10%) Oracle
2 128 (22.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.23%) Citrix
3 24 (4.23%) Business Objects
4 16 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.12%) VMware
7 11 (1.94%) JDA
7 11 (1.94%) Epicor
8 10 (1.76%) SAP
9 9 (1.59%) IBM
10 8 (1.41%) Remedy
10 8 (1.41%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.23%) Serena
11 7 (1.23%) LANDesk
11 7 (1.23%) Sage
12 6 (1.06%) Reuters
12 6 (1.06%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.06%) Pegasus
12 6 (1.06%) HP
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