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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 208 171 198
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 275 336 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.51% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.59% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 233 283 280
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 £42,500 £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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
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 £65,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -7 72 £33,250 -10.13% 6
Berkshire -6 61 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Hampshire +17 52 £32,500 +26.21% 3
Buckinghamshire -34 24 £32,500 -4.41% 5
Oxfordshire -5 22 £26,500 -7.01% 4
East Sussex -17 20 £30,000 +27.65% 4
West Sussex +4 15 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Kent +18 6 £26,500 -21.15%
Middlesex +7 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 325 (56.62%) SQL
2 172 (29.97%) Windows
3 153 (26.66%) SQL Server
4 127 (22.13%) Microsoft
5 124 (21.60%) ITIL
6 123 (21.43%) Finance
7 121 (21.08%) Oracle
8 119 (20.73%) MS Excel
9 111 (19.34%) Linux
10 104 (18.12%) Java
11 98 (17.07%) .NET
12 82 (14.29%) UNIX
13 68 (11.85%) ERP
13 68 (11.85%) Degree
14 62 (10.80%) C#
15 60 (10.45%) JavaScript
16 58 (10.10%) MS Office
17 55 (9.58%) XML
18 52 (9.06%) CSS
19 51 (8.89%) HTML
19 51 (8.89%) CRM
20 50 (8.71%) ASP.NET
20 50 (8.71%) Oracle Database
21 48 (8.36%) Internet
22 47 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (7.84%) T-SQL
24 41 (7.14%) Problem Management
25 37 (6.45%) SLA
25 37 (6.45%) Security Cleared
26 36 (6.27%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 27 (4.70%) IIS
3 24 (4.18%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.44%) Apache
5 14 (2.44%) CMS
6 11 (1.92%) JBoss
7 10 (1.74%) Kentico
8 9 (1.57%) Drupal
8 9 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.05%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.87%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 119 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 58 (10.10%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (4.01%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.74%) Retail-J
4 9 (1.57%) assyst
5 6 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.87%) GoldMine
6 5 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.87%) Exchequer
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.52%) Maximo
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.17%) Magento
9 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.17%) Agresso
9 1 (0.17%) Lawson
9 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.92%) SaaS
2 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.87%) Office 365
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.35%) Route 53
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.36%) Internet
2 16 (2.79%) SMTP
3 10 (1.74%) Firewall
4 5 (0.87%) HTTP
4 5 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.70%) VPN
6 3 (0.52%) SNMP
6 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.52%) Wireless
7 2 (0.35%) SSH
7 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.35%) Extranet
7 2 (0.35%) LAN
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) 3G
8 1 (0.17%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (26.66%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.71%) Oracle Database
3 34 (5.92%) MySQL
4 24 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.92%) MS Access
11 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.22%) FileMaker
13 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.05%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.05%) DB2
15 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.52%) Informix
16 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (4.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.26%) Subversion
3 10 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.22%) Maven
6 6 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.05%) Toad
7 5 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.87%) JUnit
8 4 (0.70%) Selenium
9 3 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.52%) PVCS
9 3 (0.52%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.52%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.35%) JIRA
11 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 123 (21.43%) Finance
2 36 (6.27%) Retail
3 28 (4.88%) Back Office
4 24 (4.18%) Banking
5 19 (3.31%) Front Office
6 17 (2.96%) German Language
7 12 (2.09%) Marketing
7 12 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.57%) Advertising
9 7 (1.22%) Law
10 5 (0.87%) French Language
11 4 (0.70%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.70%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.70%) Publishing
11 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.52%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (17.07%) .NET
2 55 (9.58%) XML
3 52 (9.06%) CSS
4 51 (8.89%) HTML
5 50 (8.71%) ASP.NET
6 21 (3.66%) Web Services
7 19 (3.31%) J2EE
8 12 (2.09%) JSP
9 11 (1.92%) Spring
9 11 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (1.57%) WCF
11 7 (1.22%) HTML5
11 7 (1.22%) jQuery
11 7 (1.22%) ADO.NET
11 7 (1.22%) Middleware
12 6 (1.05%) XSLT
13 5 (0.87%) Servlets
13 5 (0.87%) SOAP
13 5 (0.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.79%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.57%) Derivative
7 7 (1.22%) Statistics
8 6 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.05%) PDA
9 5 (0.87%) AS400
10 4 (0.70%) EPoS
11 3 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.52%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.35%) User Experience
12 2 (0.35%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.97%) Windows
2 111 (19.34%) Linux
3 82 (14.29%) UNIX
4 24 (4.18%) Windows XP
5 23 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.96%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.61%) Solaris
9 13 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.74%) CentOS
12 8 (1.39%) SUSE
13 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.87%) Android
15 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.52%) Debian
16 3 (0.52%) Fedora
17 2 (0.35%) VMS
17 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (21.60%) ITIL
2 68 (11.85%) ERP
3 51 (8.89%) CRM
4 41 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 34 (5.92%) Service Delivery
6 29 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (4.70%) Project Management
8 26 (4.53%) E-Commerce
9 22 (3.83%) Incident Management
10 20 (3.48%) Data Analysis
10 20 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (3.31%) Service Management
11 19 (3.31%) Release Management
12 18 (3.14%) Web Development
12 18 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (3.14%) Mentoring
13 17 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (2.61%) Test Scripting
15 14 (2.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 325 (56.62%) SQL
2 104 (18.12%) Java
3 62 (10.80%) C#
4 60 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 31 (5.40%) PL/SQL
7 21 (3.66%) PHP
8 20 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.61%) VB
10 12 (2.09%) VBA
10 12 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.92%) C++
12 9 (1.57%) Perl
12 9 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.39%) Python
14 7 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.22%) VBScript
15 5 (0.87%) Delphi
15 5 (0.87%) Pascal
16 4 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (11.85%) Degree
2 37 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.74%) MCP
7 6 (1.05%) MCITP
8 5 (0.87%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.70%) MCSA
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
11 2 (0.35%) HND
11 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.35%) AAT
12 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.52%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.61%) IMail Server
3 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 127 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 121 (21.08%) Oracle
3 17 (2.96%) Business Objects
3 17 (2.96%) Citrix
4 14 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 14 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.92%) Epicor
6 10 (1.74%) Remedy
7 9 (1.57%) JDA
7 9 (1.57%) IBM
8 8 (1.39%) SAP
8 8 (1.39%) HP
9 7 (1.22%) Sage
9 7 (1.22%) VMware
9 7 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.05%) Pegasus
10 6 (1.05%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.87%) Veritas
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco
11 5 (0.87%) Sitecore
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Pension, life cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago