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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 125 113 176
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 118 109 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 2.14% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.24% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 107 94 40
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
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 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
5610 4870 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 4153 4460
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 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
Bristol +18 60 £24,000 -23.80% 6
Gloucestershire +7 26 £33,750 -12.33% 5
Wiltshire +15 13 £32,500 +14.03% 3
Dorset -41 9 £34,000 -15.00%
Somerset -20 8 £20,000 -38.46% 1
Devon -3 1 £24,000 -47.82% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 134 (57.51%) SQL
2 104 (44.64%) SQL Server
3 73 (31.33%) Windows
4 68 (29.18%) Oracle
5 62 (26.61%) .NET
6 58 (24.89%) ITIL
7 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
8 45 (19.31%) UNIX
8 45 (19.31%) Linux
8 45 (19.31%) Java
9 43 (18.45%) HTML
10 42 (18.03%) Finance
11 37 (15.88%) MS Excel
12 34 (14.59%) JavaScript
13 31 (13.30%) ASP.NET
13 31 (13.30%) Security Cleared
14 30 (12.88%) SC Cleared
14 30 (12.88%) XML
14 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (12.45%) JSP
16 28 (12.02%) C#
17 27 (11.59%) Business Objects
17 27 (11.59%) IIS
18 26 (11.16%) PowerShell
19 25 (10.73%) MS Office
20 22 (9.44%) PHP
20 22 (9.44%) J2EE
20 22 (9.44%) ERP
21 21 (9.01%) Subversion
22 20 (8.58%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 27 (11.59%) IIS
2 20 (8.58%) Tomcat
2 20 (8.58%) WebLogic
3 19 (8.15%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.72%) JBoss
5 10 (4.29%) Joomla!
6 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.86%) Apache
8 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (15.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.15%) Internet
1 5 (2.15%) DSL
2 3 (1.29%) Firewall
2 3 (1.29%) SSL
3 2 (0.86%) Intranet
3 2 (0.86%) DNS
3 2 (0.86%) LAN
3 2 (0.86%) WAN
3 2 (0.86%) DHCP
3 2 (0.86%) Extranet
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.29%) MySQL
4 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.86%) DB2
5 8 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.72%) MS Access
8 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.43%) Crystal Enterprise
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (9.01%) Subversion
2 20 (8.58%) Maven
2 20 (8.58%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (8.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) MSI
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (18.03%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.44%) Banking
4 10 (4.29%) Legal
5 8 (3.43%) Advertising
5 8 (3.43%) Retail
5 8 (3.43%) Law
6 7 (3.00%) Military
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (26.61%) .NET
2 43 (18.45%) HTML
3 31 (13.30%) ASP.NET
4 30 (12.88%) XML
5 29 (12.45%) JSP
6 22 (9.44%) J2EE
7 18 (7.73%) CSS
8 14 (6.01%) Web Services
9 10 (4.29%) Ajax
10 6 (2.58%) Application Packaging
11 5 (2.15%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.72%) WinForms
13 2 (0.86%) Spring
13 2 (0.86%) Struts
13 2 (0.86%) WebCenter
14 1 (0.43%) COM
14 1 (0.43%) Middleware
14 1 (0.43%) Java EE
14 1 (0.43%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.86%) Replication
3 6 (2.58%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.15%) Physics
4 5 (2.15%) PMI
5 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.86%) Informatics
7 2 (0.86%) NHS
7 2 (0.86%) LIMS
7 2 (0.86%) PACS
7 2 (0.86%) e-Health
7 2 (0.86%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.33%) Windows
2 45 (19.31%) UNIX
2 45 (19.31%) Linux
3 8 (3.43%) AIX
4 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.89%) ITIL
2 22 (9.44%) ERP
3 20 (8.58%) Time Management
4 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 13 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.86%) Content Management
7 9 (3.86%) Project Management
8 8 (3.43%) Quality Management
8 8 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.00%) Logistics
9 7 (3.00%) Release Management
9 7 (3.00%) Web Development
10 6 (2.58%) Business Analysis
10 6 (2.58%) Software Testing
10 6 (2.58%) Workflow
10 6 (2.58%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.15%) Parallel Programming
11 5 (2.15%) Network Management
11 5 (2.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 134 (57.51%) SQL
2 45 (19.31%) Java
3 34 (14.59%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.02%) C#
5 26 (11.16%) PowerShell
6 22 (9.44%) PHP
7 15 (6.44%) VBA
8 11 (4.72%) VB
8 11 (4.72%) Delphi
9 10 (4.29%) Pascal
10 9 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.58%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.72%) VBScript
13 3 (1.29%) VB6
14 2 (0.86%) C++
15 1 (0.43%) C
15 1 (0.43%) RPG
15 1 (0.43%) Perl
15 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.43%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 31 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.72%) MCSE
3 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.29%) MCSA
5 8 (3.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.58%) Degree
6 6 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.15%) PhD
8 4 (1.72%) VCP4
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) SLA
2 8 (3.43%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) HL7
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.29%) XenApp
3 5 (2.15%) vSphere
4 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (29.18%) Oracle
2 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.59%) Business Objects
4 18 (7.73%) Sage
4 18 (7.73%) VMware
4 18 (7.73%) IBM
5 11 (4.72%) Citrix
6 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.72%) Compuware
7 4 (1.72%) BancTec
8 3 (1.29%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.86%) Symantec
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) Saba
10 1 (0.43%) Google
10 1 (0.43%) Twitter
10 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
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