The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 111 141 116
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 139 83 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.24% 1.66% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.75% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 117 77 97
Average salary £27,500 £34,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% +23.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5917 4756 5500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.17% 94.99% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4935 4113 4877
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +3 35 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Gloucestershire +10 33 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Bristol -7 32 £28,500 -21.37% 5
Wiltshire +7 22 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Dorset -8 8 £29,250 -40.00%
Devon -21 4 £27,500 +41.02%
Cornwall - 4 £45,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 165 (58.30%) SQL
2 128 (45.23%) SQL Server
3 88 (31.10%) Windows
4 86 (30.39%) XML
5 79 (27.92%) .NET
6 75 (26.50%) HTML
6 75 (26.50%) Finance
7 62 (21.91%) SLA
8 60 (21.20%) Oracle
9 59 (20.85%) Java
9 59 (20.85%) ITIL
10 51 (18.02%) MS Excel
11 49 (17.31%) Relational Database
12 45 (15.90%) JavaScript
12 45 (15.90%) CSS
13 42 (14.84%) ASP.NET
13 42 (14.84%) Service Delivery
14 40 (14.13%) C#
15 39 (13.78%) Linux
15 39 (13.78%) Microsoft
16 34 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (10.60%) Oracle Database
18 29 (10.25%) UNIX
19 28 (9.89%) T-SQL
19 28 (9.89%) Security Cleared
19 28 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
20 26 (9.19%) Web Development
21 25 (8.83%) Content Management
21 25 (8.83%) Web Services
21 25 (8.83%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (8.13%) Apache
2 15 (5.30%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.89%) IIS
4 10 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.12%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.77%) CMS
7 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.41%) PegaRULES
8 4 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.41%) Documentum
9 2 (0.71%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 51 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) LAN
1 5 (1.77%) WAN
1 5 (1.77%) Firewall
2 4 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (1.41%) Softphone
2 4 (1.41%) PBX
2 4 (1.41%) VoIP
3 3 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) SNMP
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) ADSL
5 1 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (45.23%) SQL Server
2 49 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 30 (10.60%) Oracle Database
4 23 (8.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (7.07%) RDBMS
7 18 (6.36%) MySQL
7 18 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.41%) DB2
11 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.06%) MS Access
13 2 (0.71%) Big Data
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.71%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (0.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.47%) Subversion
3 5 (1.77%) Toad
4 4 (1.41%) Maven
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.06%) MSI
5 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (26.50%) Finance
2 7 (2.47%) Legal
3 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.41%) Banking
4 4 (1.41%) Advertising
5 3 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) International Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Billing
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.39%) XML
2 79 (27.92%) .NET
3 75 (26.50%) HTML
4 45 (15.90%) CSS
5 42 (14.84%) ASP.NET
6 25 (8.83%) Web Services
6 25 (8.83%) XSLT
7 23 (8.13%) XHTML
8 19 (6.71%) Middleware
9 18 (6.36%) J2EE
9 18 (6.36%) FreeMarker
10 11 (3.89%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.83%) Spring
12 6 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.77%) JSP
14 4 (1.41%) WebCenter
14 4 (1.41%) HTML5
14 4 (1.41%) Java EE
15 3 (1.06%) EDI
15 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.36%) PKI
3 10 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.41%) IVR
5 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.71%) Replication
7 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) GIS
8 1 (0.35%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.10%) Windows
2 39 (13.78%) Linux
3 29 (10.25%) UNIX
4 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.89%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.12%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.41%) AIX
10 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.85%) ITIL
2 42 (14.84%) Service Delivery
3 28 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 26 (9.19%) Web Development
5 25 (8.83%) Content Management
6 19 (6.71%) Line Management
7 17 (6.01%) Problem Management
8 10 (3.53%) Incident Management
8 10 (3.53%) Service Management
9 9 (3.18%) Project Management
9 9 (3.18%) ITSM
9 9 (3.18%) Capacity Management
9 9 (3.18%) Mentoring
10 8 (2.83%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.83%) CRM
11 7 (2.47%) Risk Management
11 7 (2.47%) Workflow
11 7 (2.47%) Performance Management
11 7 (2.47%) Change Control
12 6 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 165 (58.30%) SQL
2 59 (20.85%) Java
3 45 (15.90%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.13%) C#
5 28 (9.89%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.59%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.83%) C
9 6 (2.12%) VBA
10 4 (1.41%) Korn
10 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.41%) PHP
10 4 (1.41%) VB
10 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.41%) C++
11 3 (1.06%) Python
11 3 (1.06%) Delphi
11 3 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.42%) Degree
3 19 (6.71%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) HND
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (21.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.12%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.41%) XenApp
2 4 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.41%) WMI
2 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (21.20%) Oracle
2 39 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.24%) Saba
5 11 (3.89%) Citrix
6 9 (3.18%) IBM
7 7 (2.47%) VMware
8 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.41%) Remedy
9 4 (1.41%) Primavera
9 4 (1.41%) HP
9 4 (1.41%) Sage
9 4 (1.41%) JBoss
10 3 (1.06%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.06%) Siemens
10 3 (1.06%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.06%) Altiris
10 3 (1.06%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.06%) Pega
11 2 (0.71%) FrontRange
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