The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 99 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 156 73 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.54% 1.40% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 1.48% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 125 70 91
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £41,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.97% -5.23%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5860 4943 5362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4267 4737
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South West region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Applications Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Somerset -2 43 £27,500 -15.38%
Gloucestershire +17 34 £37,750 +10.21% 6
Dorset +18 25 £37,500 +31.57% 2
Bristol -4 25 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Wiltshire +13 23 £25,000 -18.69% 3
Devon -11 3 £27,500 +41.02% 1
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 - 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 164 (55.97%) SQL
2 133 (45.39%) SQL Server
3 99 (33.79%) Windows
4 95 (32.42%) XML
5 92 (31.40%) Finance
6 89 (30.38%) Oracle
7 74 (25.26%) .NET
8 73 (24.91%) SLA
9 71 (24.23%) HTML
10 67 (22.87%) Java
11 59 (20.14%) ITIL
12 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
13 48 (16.38%) Service Delivery
14 47 (16.04%) JavaScript
15 45 (15.36%) Oracle Database
16 44 (15.02%) CSS
16 44 (15.02%) MS Excel
17 43 (14.68%) Linux
18 39 (13.31%) ASP.NET
19 36 (12.29%) C#
19 36 (12.29%) Root Cause Analysis
20 35 (11.95%) Microsoft
21 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
22 30 (10.24%) Content Management
23 28 (9.56%) XSLT
23 28 (9.56%) Oracle Database 11g
24 26 (8.87%) UNIX
25 25 (8.53%) Apache
26 24 (8.19%) Degree
26 24 (8.19%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 25 (8.53%) Apache
2 21 (7.17%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.12%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.78%) IIS
6 8 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.05%) CMS
8 5 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.37%) Documentum
9 4 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.37%) PegaRULES
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (15.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.44%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.34%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) Firewall
2 5 (1.71%) SNMP
3 4 (1.37%) LAN
3 4 (1.37%) PBX
3 4 (1.37%) VoIP
3 4 (1.37%) WAN
3 4 (1.37%) Softphone
3 4 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.02%) Internet
5 2 (0.68%) ADSL
5 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (45.39%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
3 45 (15.36%) Oracle Database
4 28 (9.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (6.83%) RDBMS
7 19 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (6.14%) MySQL
9 10 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.37%) DB2
12 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (1.02%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.68%) MS Access
15 1 (0.34%) Big Data
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (4.44%) Toad
2 9 (3.07%) MSI
2 9 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 92 (31.40%) Finance
2 13 (4.44%) Law
2 13 (4.44%) Legal
3 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.68%) Marketing
4 2 (0.68%) Banking
4 2 (0.68%) Billing
4 2 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (32.42%) XML
2 74 (25.26%) .NET
3 71 (24.23%) HTML
4 44 (15.02%) CSS
5 39 (13.31%) ASP.NET
6 28 (9.56%) XSLT
7 23 (7.85%) XHTML
8 19 (6.48%) Middleware
9 18 (6.14%) FreeMarker
10 17 (5.80%) Web Services
11 13 (4.44%) J2EE
12 9 (3.07%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.07%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (2.73%) Spring
14 7 (2.39%) JSP
15 5 (1.71%) WebCenter
15 5 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (1.71%) EDI
15 5 (1.71%) DHTML
16 4 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.14%) PKI
2 12 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.39%) Replication
4 4 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.37%) IVR
5 2 (0.68%) GIS
5 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (33.79%) Windows
2 43 (14.68%) Linux
3 26 (8.87%) UNIX
4 20 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.41%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.07%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.37%) AIX
9 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.14%) ITIL
2 48 (16.38%) Service Delivery
3 36 (12.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 30 (10.24%) Content Management
5 24 (8.19%) Web Development
6 20 (6.83%) Service Management
7 16 (5.46%) ITSM
8 14 (4.78%) Workflow
9 13 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 12 (4.10%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.75%) Change Control
12 9 (3.07%) Market Research
13 8 (2.73%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.73%) Project Management
14 7 (2.39%) Risk Management
14 7 (2.39%) Performance Management
15 6 (2.05%) UML
15 6 (2.05%) CAD
15 6 (2.05%) Release Management
15 6 (2.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 164 (55.97%) SQL
2 67 (22.87%) Java
3 47 (16.04%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.29%) C#
5 22 (7.51%) PL/SQL
5 22 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.39%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.05%) VB
7 6 (2.05%) C
8 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.37%) Korn
9 3 (1.02%) C++
10 2 (0.68%) Perl
10 2 (0.68%) VBA
10 2 (0.68%) Python
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.19%) Degree
3 19 (6.48%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.37%) MCSE
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (24.91%) SLA
2 7 (2.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (1.37%) XenApp
3 3 (1.02%) vSphere
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (30.38%) Oracle
2 35 (11.95%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.17%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.14%) Citrix
5 14 (4.78%) Saba
6 9 (3.07%) LANDesk
6 9 (3.07%) Altiris
6 9 (3.07%) IBM
7 6 (2.05%) VMware
8 5 (1.71%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.37%) Primavera
9 4 (1.37%) Autodesk
9 4 (1.37%) Remedy
9 4 (1.37%) HP
9 4 (1.37%) Siemens
9 4 (1.37%) Sage
10 3 (1.02%) Pega
11 2 (0.68%) JBoss
11 2 (0.68%) Lotus
12 1 (0.34%) Yardi
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependant on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Shell
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Goonhilly, Cornwall, Landewednack, Falmouth,...
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Stroud
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £24k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £24k + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago