The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 176 178 188
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 286 391 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 1.80% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.86% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 260 363 287
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 77 £47,000 +10.58% 10
Surrey -7 61 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hampshire +13 38 £31,000 - 5
West Sussex -17 33 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Kent +26 26 £35,000 +9.17%
Buckinghamshire -2 21 £30,500 -5.42% 3
East Sussex +44 19 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +23 8 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 368 (54.36%) SQL
2 258 (38.11%) SQL Server
3 235 (34.71%) Windows
4 174 (25.70%) .NET
5 163 (24.08%) Microsoft
6 151 (22.30%) Finance
7 146 (21.57%) Windows Server
8 145 (21.42%) ITIL
9 133 (19.65%) Linux
10 127 (18.76%) MS Excel
11 117 (17.28%) Oracle
12 109 (16.10%) Degree
13 96 (14.18%) CRM
14 91 (13.44%) Java
15 82 (12.11%) C#
15 82 (12.11%) IIS
16 80 (11.82%) SharePoint
17 77 (11.37%) JavaScript
18 71 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (10.19%) T-SQL
20 66 (9.75%) Active Directory
21 65 (9.60%) XML
22 62 (9.16%) SLA
23 60 (8.86%) TCP/IP
23 60 (8.86%) WebSphere
24 58 (8.57%) HTML
25 57 (8.42%) ASP.NET
26 55 (8.12%) Firewall
27 51 (7.53%) Tomcat
27 51 (7.53%) ERP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (12.11%) IIS
2 80 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 60 (8.86%) WebSphere
4 51 (7.53%) Tomcat
5 47 (6.94%) Apache
6 39 (5.76%) JBoss
7 32 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (4.58%) WebLogic
9 22 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (1.77%) CMS
11 9 (1.33%) nginx
12 6 (0.89%) Moodle
12 6 (0.89%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.89%) Totara
13 5 (0.74%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.74%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 127 (18.76%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.32%) MS Office
3 12 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.89%) MS Project
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.89%) Magento
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.59%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.30%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.30%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.30%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) HFM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.94%) SaaS
2 23 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.25%) Office 365
4 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.86%) TCP/IP
2 55 (8.12%) Firewall
3 31 (4.58%) SSL
4 24 (3.55%) LDAP
5 23 (3.40%) DNS
6 22 (3.25%) HTTP
7 18 (2.66%) NAS
7 18 (2.66%) SAN
8 15 (2.22%) Internet
9 13 (1.92%) SMTP
10 9 (1.33%) CTI
11 7 (1.03%) VPN
12 6 (0.89%) FTP
12 6 (0.89%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.89%) Network Security
13 4 (0.59%) Extranet
13 4 (0.59%) WebEx
13 4 (0.59%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.44%) Intranet
15 1 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (38.11%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.09%) MySQL
3 37 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.40%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.66%) Oracle Discoverer
8 16 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.48%) Big Data
11 10 (1.48%) DB2
12 9 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.74%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.44%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.33%) JIRA
5 8 (1.18%) Toad
6 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.59%) Subversion
6 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.44%) Hudson
7 3 (0.44%) JUnit
7 3 (0.44%) Selenium
8 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) Gradle
9 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 151 (22.30%) Finance
2 44 (6.50%) Retail
3 31 (4.58%) Banking
4 17 (2.51%) Back Office
5 13 (1.92%) Dutch Language
6 11 (1.62%) Publishing
7 10 (1.48%) Marketing
8 9 (1.33%) Games
9 8 (1.18%) Japanese Language
9 8 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.03%) French Language
10 7 (1.03%) German Language
10 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.89%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.74%) International Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Electronics
14 3 (0.44%) Law
15 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (25.70%) .NET
2 65 (9.60%) XML
3 58 (8.57%) HTML
4 57 (8.42%) ASP.NET
5 50 (7.39%) Middleware
6 37 (5.47%) CSS
6 37 (5.47%) Web Services
7 27 (3.99%) LAMP
7 27 (3.99%) WebSphere MQ
8 23 (3.40%) XSLT
9 21 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (2.95%) jQuery
11 18 (2.66%) J2EE
12 15 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 10 (1.48%) ZeroMQ
15 9 (1.33%) .NET Framework
15 9 (1.33%) COM
15 9 (1.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.51%) PMI
6 14 (2.07%) EPoS
6 14 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (1.77%) iSeries
8 11 (1.62%) AS400
9 10 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.33%) Statistics
11 8 (1.18%) Xbox
12 7 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.89%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.59%) Clustering
15 4 (0.59%) Derivative
15 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 235 (34.71%) Windows
2 146 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 133 (19.65%) Linux
4 41 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (5.76%) Unix
6 36 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (3.84%) Apple iOS
9 25 (3.69%) CentOS
10 20 (2.95%) Android
10 20 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.62%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.33%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.18%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.18%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.44%) Solaris
16 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.42%) ITIL
2 96 (14.18%) CRM
3 51 (7.53%) ERP
4 43 (6.35%) Analytics
5 37 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (5.02%) PRINCE2
6 34 (5.02%) Service Delivery
7 29 (4.28%) Mentoring
7 29 (4.28%) Service Management
8 28 (4.14%) ETL
9 27 (3.99%) Change Control
9 27 (3.99%) E-Commerce
9 27 (3.99%) Incident Management
9 27 (3.99%) Problem Management
10 26 (3.84%) Change Management
11 24 (3.55%) MVC
11 24 (3.55%) SOA
11 24 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (3.25%) Document Management
12 22 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 368 (54.36%) SQL
2 91 (13.44%) Java
3 82 (12.11%) C#
4 77 (11.37%) JavaScript
5 69 (10.19%) T-SQL
6 31 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 28 (4.14%) Perl
8 27 (3.99%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.55%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.81%) C
11 19 (2.81%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.66%) VB
13 14 (2.07%) PHP
13 14 (2.07%) RPG
14 10 (1.48%) C++
15 9 (1.33%) Python
15 9 (1.33%) RPG IV
15 9 (1.33%) VBA
16 6 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (16.10%) Degree
2 24 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.51%) PMI Certification
5 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.62%) CISSP
6 11 (1.62%) MCP
7 10 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (1.18%) CEH
8 8 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.89%) GCIH
10 5 (0.74%) GCIA
10 5 (0.74%) MCSA
10 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.59%) CISA
11 4 (0.59%) MCSE
12 3 (0.44%) MCITP
12 3 (0.44%) MCTS
13 2 (0.30%) GNVQ
13 2 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.16%) SLA
2 20 (2.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 66 (9.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (1.92%) IMail Server
4 9 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.89%) XenApp
5 6 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.89%) XenServer
6 4 (0.59%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.66%) OpenAM
1 18 (2.66%) Puppet
2 6 (0.89%) Grafana
3 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.59%) Nessus
4 4 (0.59%) SCCM
5 2 (0.30%) SCOM
5 2 (0.30%) WSUS
6 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 163 (24.08%) Microsoft
2 117 (17.28%) Oracle
3 36 (5.32%) Citrix
4 35 (5.17%) IBM
5 30 (4.43%) SolarWinds
6 26 (3.84%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.10%) Sun
8 16 (2.36%) Dynatrace
9 15 (2.22%) VMware
10 14 (2.07%) Forcepoint
10 14 (2.07%) LANDesk
10 14 (2.07%) Tripwire
11 13 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.92%) SAP
12 12 (1.77%) LogRhythm
12 12 (1.77%) Sybase
13 10 (1.48%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.03%) Apple
14 7 (1.03%) Google
14 7 (1.03%) HP
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