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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 187 177 155
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 308 325 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.50% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.58% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 270 288 353
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -
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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -4 85 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Berkshire -10 85 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +22 39 £33,750 -3.57%
Hampshire -22 39 £35,000 +44.32% 13
Oxfordshire +16 24 £38,000 +46.15% 5
West Sussex -24 14 £27,000 -5.26% 1
East Sussex -5 12 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Kent -4 8 £35,500 +9.23%
Middlesex -10 2 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £41,500 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 415 (59.03%) SQL
2 250 (35.56%) Windows
3 203 (28.88%) ITIL
4 202 (28.73%) Microsoft
5 196 (27.88%) SQL Server
6 150 (21.34%) MS Excel
7 134 (19.06%) Oracle
8 120 (17.07%) .NET
9 116 (16.50%) IIS
10 113 (16.07%) Finance
11 110 (15.65%) Linux
12 106 (15.08%) Degree
13 99 (14.08%) UNIX
14 90 (12.80%) HTML
15 85 (12.09%) C#
16 76 (10.81%) CSS
17 74 (10.53%) Retail
18 72 (10.24%) Java
19 71 (10.10%) SLA
20 69 (9.82%) CRM
20 69 (9.82%) JavaScript
21 64 (9.10%) MS Office
22 62 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
23 61 (8.68%) Relational Database
23 61 (8.68%) Computer Science
24 60 (8.53%) SaaS
24 60 (8.53%) T-SQL
24 60 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
25 59 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
26 57 (8.11%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 116 (16.50%) IIS
2 51 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 37 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.13%) Apache
5 18 (2.56%) CMS
6 17 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
7 14 (1.99%) Oracle 10gAS
7 14 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (1.14%) Drupal
11 8 (1.14%) Kentico
12 6 (0.85%) JBoss
13 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.71%) JCAPS
14 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 150 (21.34%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Retail-J
2 13 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.71%) Exchequer
6 5 (0.71%) GoldMine
6 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.57%) Line 500
8 3 (0.43%) CODA-Financials
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.28%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.28%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.28%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.28%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.53%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.43%) IaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.28%) Route 53
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.26%) Internet
2 37 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.84%) DNS
4 21 (2.99%) HTTP
5 20 (2.84%) DHCP
6 15 (2.13%) SMTP
7 14 (1.99%) Firewall
8 13 (1.85%) VoIP
9 10 (1.42%) Network Security
10 5 (0.71%) ADSL
10 5 (0.71%) Broadband
11 4 (0.57%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.57%) SSL
11 4 (0.57%) SAN
12 3 (0.43%) Intranet
12 3 (0.43%) LAN
13 2 (0.28%) WAN
13 2 (0.28%) FTP
13 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.68%) Relational Database
3 47 (6.69%) MySQL
4 35 (4.98%) RDBMS
5 33 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 23 (3.27%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.13%) MS Access
9 14 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.99%) DB2
9 14 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (1.99%) Oracle Discoverer
10 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.00%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.43%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 21 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (2.28%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.13%) Subversion
4 14 (1.99%) PVCS
4 14 (1.99%) Toad
4 14 (1.99%) JDeveloper
4 14 (1.99%) TestDirector
5 8 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.00%) JUnit
7 6 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.85%) Maven
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 113 (16.07%) Finance
2 74 (10.53%) Retail
3 38 (5.41%) Banking
4 29 (4.13%) Front Office
5 28 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.84%) French Language
7 16 (2.28%) Back Office
8 14 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.71%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.00%) Legal
12 6 (0.85%) Law
12 6 (0.85%) German Language
13 5 (0.71%) Advertising
14 4 (0.57%) Marketing
14 4 (0.57%) Billing
15 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.07%) .NET
2 90 (12.80%) HTML
3 76 (10.81%) CSS
4 55 (7.82%) XML
5 49 (6.97%) ASP.NET
6 35 (4.98%) Web Services
7 23 (3.27%) J2EE
7 23 (3.27%) LAMP
8 17 (2.42%) SOAP
8 17 (2.42%) JSP
9 14 (1.99%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (1.28%) Middleware
11 7 (1.00%) Servlets
11 7 (1.00%) Spring
11 7 (1.00%) iBATIS
11 7 (1.00%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.85%) WSDL
13 4 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.57%) XSLT
13 4 (0.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (8.68%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.13%) Replication
6 14 (1.99%) Derivative
6 14 (1.99%) Statistics
6 14 (1.99%) Clustering
7 11 (1.56%) LIMS
8 7 (1.00%) PKI
8 7 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.71%) Kindle
9 5 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.57%) Open Source
11 2 (0.28%) Social Media
11 2 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.28%) User Experience
11 2 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 250 (35.56%) Windows
2 110 (15.65%) Linux
3 99 (14.08%) UNIX
4 60 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (6.83%) Windows XP
7 29 (4.13%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 11 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.71%) Solaris
12 2 (0.28%) AIX
12 2 (0.28%) HPUX
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (28.88%) ITIL
2 69 (9.82%) CRM
3 56 (7.97%) Service Management
4 54 (7.68%) Service Delivery
5 52 (7.40%) Incident Management
6 49 (6.97%) ITSM
7 48 (6.83%) Change Management
8 42 (5.97%) ERP
9 36 (5.12%) E-Commerce
9 36 (5.12%) Software Engineering
10 34 (4.84%) Project Management
11 29 (4.13%) Problem Management
12 25 (3.56%) Workflow
13 24 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (3.27%) PRINCE2
14 23 (3.27%) Time Management
15 22 (3.13%) Release Management
15 22 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 415 (59.03%) SQL
2 85 (12.09%) C#
3 72 (10.24%) Java
4 69 (9.82%) JavaScript
5 60 (8.53%) T-SQL
6 57 (8.11%) PHP
7 27 (3.84%) PL/SQL
7 27 (3.84%) C++
8 17 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.28%) VB
9 16 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.56%) VBScript
11 9 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.28%) Korn
12 8 (1.14%) C
13 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.85%) VBA
15 5 (0.71%) AWK
15 5 (0.71%) Perl
15 5 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 106 (15.08%) Degree
2 54 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 32 (4.55%) MCSE
5 27 (3.84%) SC Cleared
6 26 (3.70%) MCP
7 12 (1.71%) MCITP
8 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.14%) AAT
10 8 (1.14%) CIMA
11 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.71%) ACCA
11 5 (0.71%) CCNA
12 3 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.28%) MCSA
14 1 (0.14%) MCSD
14 1 (0.14%) HND
14 1 (0.14%) CCA
14 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.10%) SLA
2 20 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.99%) QA
4 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.13%) IMail Server
4 9 (1.28%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (0.71%) XenApp
5 5 (0.71%) XenServer
6 3 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.13%) SCCM
2 11 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.00%) SCOM
3 7 (1.00%) HP SIM
3 7 (1.00%) WSUS
3 7 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.43%) Foglight
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 202 (28.73%) Microsoft
2 134 (19.06%) Oracle
3 53 (7.54%) VMware
4 50 (7.11%) Citrix
5 21 (2.99%) Business Objects
6 14 (1.99%) JDA
6 14 (1.99%) Serena
7 11 (1.56%) Sage
7 11 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.42%) SolarWinds
9 9 (1.28%) SAP
9 9 (1.28%) IBM
10 8 (1.14%) Cognos
11 7 (1.00%) Cisco
11 7 (1.00%) Sybase
11 7 (1.00%) HP
11 7 (1.00%) F5
11 7 (1.00%) ArcSight
11 7 (1.00%) Lumension
12 6 (0.85%) LANDesk
Hampshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-30k+Benenfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Market rate or Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago