The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / South West
Rank 165 111 124
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 61 149 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 2.72% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.80% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 118 127
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
4820 5325 5868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.63% 97.26% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 4551 4970
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +5 30 £32,500 +6.55% 5
Bristol -8 19 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Dorset +15 10 £36,250 -6.45% 1
Gloucestershire -29 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 85 (59.86%) SQL
2 69 (48.59%) ITIL
3 55 (38.73%) SQL Server
4 47 (33.10%) Java
5 41 (28.87%) Microsoft
6 40 (28.17%) Windows
6 40 (28.17%) .NET
7 38 (26.76%) Linux
8 37 (26.06%) PHP
9 36 (25.35%) C#
10 34 (23.94%) MS Excel
10 34 (23.94%) Apache
11 30 (21.13%) Oracle
12 29 (20.42%) Finance
13 28 (19.72%) IIS
14 23 (16.20%) Security Cleared
15 22 (15.49%) PowerShell
15 22 (15.49%) XML
15 22 (15.49%) Service Delivery
16 21 (14.79%) Tomcat
16 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
17 20 (14.08%) SLA
17 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
17 20 (14.08%) HTML
17 20 (14.08%) Red Hat
18 19 (13.38%) IBM
18 19 (13.38%) Windows Server
19 18 (12.68%) Web Services
19 18 (12.68%) JBoss
19 18 (12.68%) MS Access

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (23.94%) Apache
2 28 (19.72%) IIS
3 21 (14.79%) Tomcat
4 18 (12.68%) JBoss
4 18 (12.68%) WebSphere
5 16 (11.27%) Jetty
6 14 (9.86%) Alfresco
6 14 (9.86%) Joomla!
6 14 (9.86%) WebLogic
7 9 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.41%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.70%) SAS
10 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.41%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) GitHub
2 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) LAN
2 6 (4.23%) WAN
3 3 (2.11%) Intranet
3 3 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.41%) Skype
4 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) DNS
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) IPsec
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) SSH
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (38.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.68%) MS Access
3 14 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.41%) MySQL
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.70%) CorVu
10 1 (0.70%) Ingres
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Eclipse
1 15 (10.56%) Oracle Forms
1 15 (10.56%) Subversion
2 14 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.86%) Maven
3 11 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 16 (11.27%) Banking
3 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.82%) Billing
5 3 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.17%) .NET
2 22 (15.49%) XML
3 20 (14.08%) HTML
4 18 (12.68%) Web Services
5 14 (9.86%) Ajax
5 14 (9.86%) AngularJS
5 14 (9.86%) Backbone.js
5 14 (9.86%) Dojo
5 14 (9.86%) Ember.js
5 14 (9.86%) J2EE
5 14 (9.86%) JSP
5 14 (9.86%) React
5 14 (9.86%) SOAP
5 14 (9.86%) WSDL
6 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.82%) Classic ASP
7 4 (2.82%) SAML
8 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.11%) Spring
8 3 (2.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.41%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.70%) PACS
3 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.70%) Robotics
3 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.17%) Windows
2 38 (26.76%) Linux
3 19 (13.38%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.97%) Unix
5 16 (11.27%) CentOS
6 14 (9.86%) Android
6 14 (9.86%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.59%) ITIL
2 22 (15.49%) Service Delivery
3 15 (10.56%) ERP
4 14 (9.86%) Android Development
4 14 (9.86%) iOS Development
4 14 (9.86%) Mobile Development
4 14 (9.86%) Open Source
5 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.34%) Data Protection
7 8 (5.63%) Service Management
8 7 (4.93%) CRM
8 7 (4.93%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.23%) Change Management
10 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.82%) DevOps
11 4 (2.82%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (2.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.86%) SQL
2 47 (33.10%) Java
3 37 (26.06%) PHP
4 36 (25.35%) C#
5 22 (15.49%) PowerShell
6 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.68%) VBA
8 14 (9.86%) Delphi
8 14 (9.86%) Pascal
9 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.52%) VB
10 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.11%) VBScript
12 2 (1.41%) C++
13 1 (0.70%) C
13 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (16.20%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) Degree
4 8 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.11%) MCP
7 2 (1.41%) MCTS
8 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.08%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) DICOM
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Nagios
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.13%) Oracle
3 20 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 19 (13.38%) IBM
5 11 (7.75%) VMware
6 10 (7.04%) Citrix
7 4 (2.82%) Remedy
7 4 (2.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.41%) iManage
8 2 (1.41%) Lotus
9 1 (0.70%) Capita
9 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.70%) Kronos
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago