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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 175 178 163
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 341 312 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.48% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.55% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 313 280 344
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Surrey +20 108 £32,500 +4.83% 5
Berkshire +9 77 £30,500 -19.20% 9
Hampshire -25 47 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 37 £32,500 +8.33% 5
East Sussex -7 28 £27,500 +14.58%
Oxfordshire +21 24 £33,500 +26.41% 3
Kent -6 10 £35,500 -12.88%
West Sussex -40 6 £30,000 - 1
Middlesex +1 4 £42,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £41,500 - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 432 (61.19%) SQL
2 256 (36.26%) Windows
3 210 (29.75%) SQL Server
4 208 (29.46%) ITIL
5 203 (28.75%) Microsoft
6 162 (22.95%) MS Excel
7 140 (19.83%) .NET
8 127 (17.99%) Oracle
9 118 (16.71%) IIS
10 114 (16.15%) Degree
11 107 (15.16%) Finance
12 102 (14.45%) Linux
13 100 (14.16%) C#
14 95 (13.46%) HTML
15 89 (12.61%) UNIX
16 81 (11.47%) JavaScript
17 77 (10.91%) CSS
18 76 (10.76%) SLA
19 71 (10.06%) T-SQL
20 68 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
21 67 (9.49%) Java
21 67 (9.49%) Computer Science
21 67 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (9.35%) MS Office
23 65 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
24 62 (8.78%) Retail
25 59 (8.36%) CRM
25 59 (8.36%) Relational Database
26 56 (7.93%) SaaS
27 55 (7.79%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 118 (16.71%) IIS
2 39 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 24 (3.40%) Apache
5 16 (2.27%) CMS
5 16 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (1.27%) Oracle 10gAS
9 8 (1.13%) Kentico
9 8 (1.13%) Drupal
9 8 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.13%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.99%) Joomla!
11 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.71%) JCAPS
13 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.57%) JRun
Applications
1 162 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 66 (9.35%) MS Office
3 6 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) MS Project
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (1.84%) Retail-J
2 11 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.71%) Exchequer
5 5 (0.71%) Academy Housing
5 5 (0.71%) arcHouse
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.71%) GoldMine
5 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.71%) Line 500
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.42%) Magento
7 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.93%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.42%) IaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.94%) Internet
2 38 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.82%) DNS
4 21 (2.97%) DHCP
5 19 (2.69%) SMTP
5 19 (2.69%) HTTP
6 12 (1.70%) VoIP
6 12 (1.70%) Firewall
7 10 (1.42%) Network Security
8 6 (0.85%) ADSL
8 6 (0.85%) Broadband
9 5 (0.71%) FTP
10 4 (0.57%) SAN
10 4 (0.57%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.28%) SSL
11 2 (0.28%) LAN
12 1 (0.14%) WAN
12 1 (0.14%) POP3
12 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.36%) Relational Database
3 50 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (5.81%) MySQL
5 36 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (4.25%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.12%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.27%) DB2
10 14 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.42%) MS Access
14 9 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
14 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.57%) Ingres
17 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (1.56%) Subversion
4 9 (1.27%) PVCS
4 9 (1.27%) Toad
4 9 (1.27%) JDeveloper
4 9 (1.27%) TestDirector
4 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.42%) Maven
6 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.42%) JUnit
7 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 107 (15.16%) Finance
2 62 (8.78%) Retail
3 33 (4.67%) Front Office
4 29 (4.11%) Banking
4 29 (4.11%) French Language
5 26 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.27%) Back Office
9 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.99%) German Language
11 6 (0.85%) Marketing
11 6 (0.85%) Law
11 6 (0.85%) Legal
12 5 (0.71%) Publishing
13 3 (0.42%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (19.83%) .NET
2 95 (13.46%) HTML
3 77 (10.91%) CSS
4 55 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 53 (7.51%) XML
6 32 (4.53%) Web Services
7 21 (2.97%) SOAP
8 20 (2.83%) LAMP
9 16 (2.27%) J2EE
10 12 (1.70%) JSP
11 9 (1.27%) Oracle ADF
11 9 (1.27%) Middleware
12 8 (1.13%) WSDL
13 7 (0.99%) WCF
14 6 (0.85%) jQuery
14 6 (0.85%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.85%) Software Packaging
15 4 (0.57%) Spring
15 4 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
15 4 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.49%) Computer Science
1 67 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.11%) Clustering
4 24 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.12%) Replication
7 13 (1.84%) Statistics
8 12 (1.70%) LIMS
9 10 (1.42%) Derivative
10 9 (1.27%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.85%) PKI
13 5 (0.71%) Kindle
14 4 (0.57%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.42%) Open Source
16 2 (0.28%) Social Media
16 2 (0.28%) Digital Media
16 2 (0.28%) User Experience
16 2 (0.28%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 256 (36.26%) Windows
2 102 (14.45%) Linux
3 89 (12.61%) UNIX
4 68 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (6.94%) Windows XP
7 27 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.99%) Solaris
11 6 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.57%) AIX
12 4 (0.57%) HPUX
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (29.46%) ITIL
2 59 (8.36%) CRM
3 54 (7.65%) Service Management
4 52 (7.37%) Service Delivery
5 51 (7.22%) Incident Management
6 50 (7.08%) ITSM
7 48 (6.80%) Change Management
8 41 (5.81%) Software Engineering
9 37 (5.24%) ERP
9 37 (5.24%) Project Management
10 35 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
11 32 (4.53%) E-Commerce
12 29 (4.11%) Workflow
13 28 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (3.97%) Time Management
14 27 (3.82%) Problem Management
15 22 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (2.83%) PRINCE2
17 19 (2.69%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 432 (61.19%) SQL
2 100 (14.16%) C#
3 81 (11.47%) JavaScript
4 71 (10.06%) T-SQL
5 67 (9.49%) Java
6 49 (6.94%) PHP
7 32 (4.53%) C++
8 23 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.12%) VB.NET
10 19 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.69%) VB
11 14 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.84%) C
13 12 (1.70%) VBScript
14 7 (0.99%) Korn
15 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.71%) VB6
16 5 (0.71%) VBA
16 5 (0.71%) Perl
17 3 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 114 (16.15%) Degree
2 54 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (4.96%) MCSE
4 27 (3.82%) MCP
4 27 (3.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.12%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.42%) MCITP
9 8 (1.13%) AAT
9 8 (1.13%) CIMA
10 5 (0.71%) ACCA
11 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.57%) CCNA
12 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.14%) CCA
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.14%) MCSD
13 1 (0.14%) HND
13 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.76%) SLA
2 17 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.98%) QA
4 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.41%) IMail Server
4 9 (1.27%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.71%) XenApp
5 5 (0.71%) XenServer
6 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.12%) SCCM
2 11 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.13%) SCOM
3 8 (1.13%) HP SIM
3 8 (1.13%) WSUS
3 8 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.42%) Foglight
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 203 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 127 (17.99%) Oracle
3 52 (7.37%) VMware
4 49 (6.94%) Citrix
5 15 (2.12%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.84%) JDA
7 12 (1.70%) Sage
8 11 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 9 (1.27%) Serena
9 9 (1.27%) Cognos
10 8 (1.13%) SAP
10 8 (1.13%) Sybase
10 8 (1.13%) HP
10 8 (1.13%) IBM
10 8 (1.13%) ArcSight
10 8 (1.13%) Lumension
11 7 (0.99%) F5
11 7 (0.99%) JBoss
12 6 (0.85%) Cisco
12 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + on call and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago