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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 103 141 115
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 146 70 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 1.35% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.43% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 117 66 105
Average salary £27,500 £34,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.86% +15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,720
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 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 22 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 -4 38 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Gloucestershire +19 34 £37,750 -1.94% 1
Wiltshire +12 23 £25,000 -20.63% 2
Bristol -4 22 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Dorset +8 21 £38,750 -18.42%
Devon -14 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 22 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.

1 157 (55.48%) SQL
2 127 (44.88%) SQL Server
3 89 (31.45%) Windows
4 88 (31.10%) XML
5 84 (29.68%) Finance
6 73 (25.80%) Oracle
7 71 (25.09%) .NET
8 69 (24.38%) SLA
9 65 (22.97%) HTML
10 62 (21.91%) Java
11 59 (20.85%) ITIL
12 54 (19.08%) Relational Database
13 46 (16.25%) MS Excel
14 43 (15.19%) Service Delivery
15 41 (14.49%) CSS
15 41 (14.49%) JavaScript
16 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
17 37 (13.07%) C#
17 37 (13.07%) Oracle Database
18 35 (12.37%) Linux
19 32 (11.31%) Microsoft
19 32 (11.31%) Root Cause Analysis
20 30 (10.60%) Security Cleared
21 27 (9.54%) Content Management
22 26 (9.19%) Oracle Database 11g
23 25 (8.83%) XSLT
24 24 (8.48%) T-SQL
25 23 (8.13%) UNIX
25 23 (8.13%) XHTML
25 23 (8.13%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 22 (7.77%) Apache
2 17 (6.01%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.89%) IIS
5 9 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.77%) CMS
8 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.41%) Documentum
9 4 (1.41%) PegaRULES
10 2 (0.71%) OpenROAD
10 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.35%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.35%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.12%) Firewall
2 5 (1.77%) WAN
2 5 (1.77%) LAN
3 4 (1.41%) PBX
3 4 (1.41%) VoIP
3 4 (1.41%) Softphone
3 4 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) Intranet
5 2 (0.71%) ADSL
5 2 (0.71%) SNMP
5 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (44.88%) SQL Server
2 54 (19.08%) Relational Database
3 37 (13.07%) Oracle Database
4 26 (9.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (7.42%) RDBMS
7 19 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (6.36%) MySQL
9 13 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.41%) DB2
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.06%) MS Access
14 2 (0.71%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
14 2 (0.71%) Big Data
15 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (3.53%) Toad
2 8 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.12%) MSI
5 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.71%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 84 (29.68%) Finance
2 10 (3.53%) Legal
3 8 (2.83%) Law
4 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (0.71%) International Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Billing
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (31.10%) XML
2 71 (25.09%) .NET
3 65 (22.97%) HTML
4 41 (14.49%) CSS
5 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
6 25 (8.83%) XSLT
7 23 (8.13%) XHTML
8 19 (6.71%) Middleware
8 19 (6.71%) Web Services
9 18 (6.36%) FreeMarker
10 13 (4.59%) J2EE
11 8 (2.83%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.83%) Spring
12 6 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.77%) WebCenter
13 5 (1.77%) EDI
14 4 (1.41%) JSP
14 4 (1.41%) HTML5
15 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.36%) PKI
2 10 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (1.41%) Replication
3 4 (1.41%) IVR
4 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.71%) GIS
5 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.35%) PACS
6 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.45%) Windows
2 35 (12.37%) Linux
3 23 (8.13%) 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 7 (2.47%) 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%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.85%) ITIL
2 43 (15.19%) Service Delivery
3 32 (11.31%) Root Cause Analysis
4 27 (9.54%) Content Management
5 23 (8.13%) Web Development
6 16 (5.65%) Problem Management
7 15 (5.30%) Service Management
8 13 (4.59%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.59%) ITSM
9 10 (3.53%) Project Management
9 10 (3.53%) Workflow
10 9 (3.18%) Change Control
11 8 (2.83%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.47%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.47%) Performance Management
13 6 (2.12%) CAD
13 6 (2.12%) UML
13 6 (2.12%) MVC
13 6 (2.12%) Market Research
13 6 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 157 (55.48%) SQL
2 62 (21.91%) Java
3 41 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.07%) C#
5 24 (8.48%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.36%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.83%) C
8 7 (2.47%) VB
9 6 (2.12%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.41%) C++
10 4 (1.41%) Korn
10 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.06%) Perl
11 3 (1.06%) VBA
11 3 (1.06%) Python
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.13%) Degree
3 19 (6.71%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (24.38%) SLA
2 7 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (1.41%) XenApp
3 3 (1.06%) vSphere
3 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (25.80%) Oracle
2 32 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.71%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.30%) Citrix
5 12 (4.24%) Saba
6 9 (3.18%) IBM
7 7 (2.47%) VMware
8 6 (2.12%) LANDesk
8 6 (2.12%) Altiris
9 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.41%) HP
10 4 (1.41%) Sage
10 4 (1.41%) Siemens
10 4 (1.41%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.41%) Remedy
10 4 (1.41%) Primavera
11 3 (1.06%) Pega
12 2 (0.71%) Lotus
12 2 (0.71%) CA
12 2 (0.71%) JBoss
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Resource Solutions Group - Ascentric
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South West
Shell
Posted: 25 days ago