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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 161 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 70 143 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 2.51% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.58% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 67 108 118
Median salary £30,000 £30,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
4991 5534 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.04% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4689 5245
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,675
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -5 28 £30,000 - 5
Wiltshire +18 23 £30,000 +5.26% 6
Somerset -21 7 £24,500 -30.00%
Gloucestershire -42 7 £31,000 -17.33%
Dorset +10 4 £37,000 +19.35% 4
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 91 (55.49%) SQL
2 83 (50.61%) ITIL
3 64 (39.02%) SQL Server
4 55 (33.54%) Microsoft
5 53 (32.32%) Java
6 51 (31.10%) .NET
7 46 (28.05%) Windows
8 42 (25.61%) Linux
9 41 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 39 (23.78%) Apache
11 34 (20.73%) PHP
12 33 (20.12%) C#
12 33 (20.12%) SLA
13 31 (18.90%) IIS
14 30 (18.29%) Finance
15 27 (16.46%) Web Services
16 26 (15.85%) Oracle
16 26 (15.85%) Windows Server
17 24 (14.63%) Tomcat
17 24 (14.63%) Security Cleared
18 22 (13.41%) PowerShell
18 22 (13.41%) Red Hat
19 21 (12.80%) XML
19 21 (12.80%) IBM
19 21 (12.80%) Active Directory
20 19 (11.59%) ERP
20 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET
21 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
21 18 (10.98%) HTML
21 18 (10.98%) JBoss

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 39 (23.78%) Apache
2 31 (18.90%) IIS
3 24 (14.63%) Tomcat
4 18 (10.98%) JBoss
4 18 (10.98%) WebSphere
5 16 (9.76%) Jetty
6 14 (8.54%) Alfresco
6 14 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (7.32%) Joomla!
7 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.22%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.61%) SAS
10 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.22%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) GitHub
2 6 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) LAN
2 9 (5.49%) Intranet
2 9 (5.49%) WAN
3 5 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.61%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) IPsec
6 1 (0.61%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) SSH
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.37%) MS Access
3 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.10%) MySQL
6 6 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.61%) CorVu
11 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.61%) Ingres
11 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Eclipse
2 13 (7.93%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (7.93%) Subversion
3 12 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.32%) Maven
4 11 (6.71%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (18.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Banking
3 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Advertising
4 4 (2.44%) Billing
4 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.10%) .NET
2 27 (16.46%) Web Services
3 21 (12.80%) XML
4 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 18 (10.98%) HTML
6 14 (8.54%) SOAP
7 12 (7.32%) Ajax
7 12 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.32%) Backbone.js
7 12 (7.32%) Dojo
7 12 (7.32%) Ember.js
7 12 (7.32%) J2EE
7 12 (7.32%) JSP
7 12 (7.32%) React
7 12 (7.32%) WSDL
8 11 (6.71%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.88%) Spring
9 8 (4.88%) Spring MVC
10 5 (3.05%) Classic ASP
11 4 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.83%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.22%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.61%) PACS
6 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.61%) Robotics
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.05%) Windows
2 42 (25.61%) Linux
3 26 (15.85%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.37%) Unix
5 16 (9.76%) CentOS
6 12 (7.32%) Android
6 12 (7.32%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (50.61%) ITIL
2 19 (11.59%) ERP
3 17 (10.37%) Service Delivery
4 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.32%) Android Development
5 12 (7.32%) iOS Development
5 12 (7.32%) Mobile Development
5 12 (7.32%) Open Source
6 11 (6.71%) CRM
7 8 (4.88%) Change Management
7 8 (4.88%) MVC
7 8 (4.88%) Service Management
8 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.27%) ITIL V3
9 6 (3.66%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.44%) DevOps
11 4 (2.44%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (55.49%) SQL
2 53 (32.32%) Java
3 34 (20.73%) PHP
4 33 (20.12%) C#
5 22 (13.41%) PowerShell
6 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
7 17 (10.37%) VBA
8 12 (7.32%) Delphi
8 12 (7.32%) Pascal
9 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.66%) VB
11 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.22%) C++
12 2 (1.22%) Perl
12 2 (1.22%) VBScript
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.15%) Degree
4 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.27%) MCP
6 5 (3.05%) MCTS
7 3 (1.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) DICOM
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) Nagios
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.85%) Oracle
3 22 (13.41%) Red Hat
4 21 (12.80%) IBM
5 11 (6.71%) VMware
6 10 (6.10%) Citrix
7 9 (5.49%) Remedy
8 6 (3.66%) SAP
9 2 (1.22%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.22%) iManage
9 2 (1.22%) Informatica
9 2 (1.22%) Reuters
9 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) Capita
10 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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