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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 183 173 180
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 325 348 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.57% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.66% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 293 319 283
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
19701 20992 19908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 16493 16428
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -8 91 £30,000 - 7
Berkshire +17 68 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Hampshire +9 48 £25,000 -28.57% 5
West Sussex +21 35 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Oxfordshire +10 31 £30,000 -9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire -23 22 £37,500 +25.00% 3
East Sussex 0 20 £32,500 +8.33%
Kent -6 12 £30,000 -15.49%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 415 (57.32%) SQL
2 207 (28.59%) Microsoft
3 201 (27.76%) SQL Server
4 191 (26.38%) Windows
5 167 (23.07%) .NET
6 140 (19.34%) MS Excel
7 129 (17.82%) Degree
8 120 (16.57%) ITIL
9 98 (13.54%) Linux
10 87 (12.02%) C#
10 87 (12.02%) Finance
11 79 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
12 74 (10.22%) Oracle
12 74 (10.22%) Computer Science
13 73 (10.08%) JavaScript
14 71 (9.81%) ERP
15 69 (9.53%) Security Cleared
16 68 (9.39%) Java
16 68 (9.39%) VB.NET
17 65 (8.98%) VB
18 64 (8.84%) SharePoint
19 62 (8.56%) CRM
19 62 (8.56%) UNIX
20 61 (8.43%) HTML
20 61 (8.43%) SLA
20 61 (8.43%) Mathematics
21 58 (8.01%) Service Delivery
22 57 (7.87%) Service Management
23 56 (7.73%) CSS
24 55 (7.60%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 64 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.52%) IIS
3 31 (4.28%) WebLogic
4 27 (3.73%) JBoss
4 27 (3.73%) Apache
5 26 (3.59%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.93%) nginx
6 14 (1.93%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.41%) FileNet
11 3 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 140 (19.34%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.77%) MS Office
3 11 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.83%) Agresso
2 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.83%) assyst
2 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.41%) Movex
5 3 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.14%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.31%) Office 365
2 21 (2.90%) SaaS
3 15 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.91%) Internet
2 47 (6.49%) DNS
3 46 (6.35%) SMTP
4 20 (2.76%) LDAP
5 18 (2.49%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.35%) SSL
7 15 (2.07%) DHCP
8 14 (1.93%) HTTP
9 12 (1.66%) VPN
10 10 (1.38%) WebEx
11 6 (0.83%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.69%) Network Security
13 3 (0.41%) LAN
13 3 (0.41%) Firewall
14 2 (0.28%) Extranet
14 2 (0.28%) Intranet
14 2 (0.28%) VoIP
14 2 (0.28%) WAN
15 1 (0.14%) POP3
15 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (27.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.11%) MySQL
3 34 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.87%) Oracle Database
5 27 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.10%) MS Access
13 6 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.83%) QlikView
14 5 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (4.01%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.66%) Subversion
4 7 (0.97%) Selenium
5 6 (0.83%) JIRA
5 6 (0.83%) Toad
6 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (12.02%) Finance
2 35 (4.83%) Retail
3 33 (4.56%) Front Office
4 29 (4.01%) Marketing
5 21 (2.90%) German Language
6 14 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.66%) Back Office
8 11 (1.52%) French Language
9 9 (1.24%) Banking
9 9 (1.24%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.83%) Publishing
11 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.55%) Law
12 4 (0.55%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (23.07%) .NET
2 61 (8.43%) HTML
3 56 (7.73%) CSS
4 53 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 51 (7.04%) XML
6 26 (3.59%) Web Services
7 24 (3.31%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.93%) MCollective
9 10 (1.38%) jQuery
10 9 (1.24%) Apache Flex
10 9 (1.24%) WCF
10 9 (1.24%) Middleware
11 8 (1.10%) SOAP
11 8 (1.10%) ZeroMQ
12 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (0.83%) XSLT
13 6 (0.83%) JSON
14 5 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.69%) HTML5
14 5 (0.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (10.22%) Computer Science
3 61 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 42 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 41 (5.66%) Physics
6 40 (5.52%) Chemistry
7 15 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.52%) NHS
9 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.97%) Clustering
10 6 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.83%) Derivative
10 6 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.69%) User Experience
11 5 (0.69%) EPoS
12 4 (0.55%) LIMS
13 3 (0.41%) Replication
13 3 (0.41%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.41%) iSeries
13 3 (0.41%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 191 (26.38%) Windows
2 98 (13.54%) Linux
3 62 (8.56%) UNIX
4 17 (2.35%) Windows XP
5 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.93%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.24%) Solaris
9 8 (1.10%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.97%) Android
11 6 (0.83%) CentOS
11 6 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (16.57%) ITIL
2 71 (9.81%) ERP
3 62 (8.56%) CRM
4 58 (8.01%) Service Delivery
5 57 (7.87%) Service Management
6 46 (6.35%) Software Engineering
7 45 (6.22%) Incident Management
8 35 (4.83%) Problem Management
9 33 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (4.42%) E-Commerce
11 26 (3.59%) Test Scripting
12 24 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (3.31%) Software Testing
12 24 (3.31%) Change Management
13 22 (3.04%) Time Management
13 22 (3.04%) Line Management
14 21 (2.90%) Migration
15 20 (2.76%) Data Migration
16 19 (2.62%) Document Management
16 19 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 415 (57.32%) SQL
2 87 (12.02%) C#
3 73 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 68 (9.39%) Java
4 68 (9.39%) VB.NET
5 65 (8.98%) VB
6 55 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.31%) Python
8 22 (3.04%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.76%) Perl
10 18 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.07%) PHP
12 13 (1.80%) VB6
13 9 (1.24%) C++
14 8 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.97%) VBA
16 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.55%) Groovy
18 2 (0.28%) R
18 2 (0.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 129 (17.82%) Degree
2 69 (9.53%) Security Cleared
3 53 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.31%) MCP
6 14 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (1.52%) MCITP
8 9 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.24%) MCSE
9 8 (1.10%) MCSA
9 8 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.10%) AAT
10 6 (0.83%) ACCA
10 6 (0.83%) CCA
10 6 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (0.83%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.41%) HNC
11 3 (0.41%) HND
11 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.43%) SLA
2 18 (2.49%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.14%) IMail Server
3 14 (1.93%) qmail
3 14 (1.93%) Squid
4 10 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.83%) XenApp
7 5 (0.69%) vSphere
7 5 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (1.93%) Nagios
1 14 (1.93%) ZABBIX
1 14 (1.93%) Cacti
1 14 (1.93%) Ganglia
1 14 (1.93%) Puppet
1 14 (1.93%) collectd
1 14 (1.93%) logstash
1 14 (1.93%) Graphite
2 7 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.83%) HP SIM
3 6 (0.83%) WSUS
3 6 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.83%) SCCM
3 6 (0.83%) SCOM
4 5 (0.69%) WMI
5 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 207 (28.59%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.22%) Oracle
3 37 (5.11%) Citrix
3 37 (5.11%) VMware
4 28 (3.87%) HP
5 17 (2.35%) Remedy
6 14 (1.93%) Splunk
7 10 (1.38%) Hyperion
8 8 (1.10%) Informatica
8 8 (1.10%) Baan
8 8 (1.10%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.97%) IBM
10 6 (0.83%) Siebel
10 6 (0.83%) SolarWinds
10 6 (0.83%) ArcSight
10 6 (0.83%) Lumension
11 5 (0.69%) Sun
11 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.69%) FrontRange
11 5 (0.69%) LANDesk
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 23 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Code Red Associates
Salary: £38,000-£43,000, 1 year fixed term salaried contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
KPRS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40k - £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago