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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 156 139 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 92 118 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.63% 2.00% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.06% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 122
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £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
5442 5741 6024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.71% 97.12% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4604 4842 4971
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +1 37 £32,500 - 12
Wiltshire +11 17 £32,500 +20.37% 3
Somerset -19 17 £26,000 - 3
Dorset +10 12 £27,250 -9.16% 1
Devon - 5 £27,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -25 3 £24,500 -34.66%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 98 (49.25%) SQL
2 78 (39.20%) ITIL
3 63 (31.66%) Microsoft
4 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
5 56 (28.14%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (24.62%) Windows
7 48 (24.12%) Oracle
8 46 (23.12%) .NET
8 46 (23.12%) SLA
9 43 (21.61%) Java
10 42 (21.11%) Linux
11 38 (19.10%) Finance
12 37 (18.59%) MS Excel
13 36 (18.09%) Degree
14 34 (17.09%) IIS
15 33 (16.58%) Security Cleared
16 28 (14.07%) Unix
17 26 (13.07%) Apache
17 26 (13.07%) MS Office
17 26 (13.07%) C#
18 25 (12.56%) ERP
19 24 (12.06%) PowerShell
20 23 (11.56%) Tomcat
21 22 (11.06%) Web Services
21 22 (11.06%) SC Cleared
21 22 (11.06%) Windows Server
22 21 (10.55%) Banking
22 21 (10.55%) PHP
22 21 (10.55%) CRM
22 21 (10.55%) Active Directory

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 (17.09%) IIS
2 26 (13.07%) Apache
3 23 (11.56%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (7.04%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.53%) JBoss
6 11 (5.53%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.51%) Alfresco
8 4 (2.01%) Jetty
9 3 (1.51%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.01%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.01%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.01%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.50%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.51%) SaaS
3 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) Intranet
1 10 (5.03%) SNMP
1 10 (5.03%) Wireshark
2 6 (3.02%) LAN
2 6 (3.02%) WAN
3 3 (1.51%) DNS
3 3 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.51%) SAN
3 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.52%) MS Access
6 9 (4.52%) MySQL
7 8 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (3.52%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Jenkins
1 10 (5.03%) Maven
1 10 (5.03%) Subversion
2 9 (4.52%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.01%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (19.10%) Finance
2 21 (10.55%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.01%) Back Office
5 4 (2.01%) International Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Law
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.12%) .NET
2 22 (11.06%) Web Services
3 19 (9.55%) ASP.NET
4 18 (9.05%) HTML
5 16 (8.04%) J2EE
6 13 (6.53%) ODBC
7 12 (6.03%) XML
8 11 (5.53%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.03%) JSP
10 5 (2.51%) Classic ASP
10 5 (2.51%) SOAP
10 5 (2.51%) Spring
10 5 (2.51%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.01%) Ajax
12 3 (1.51%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.51%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.51%) Dojo
12 3 (1.51%) Ember.js
12 3 (1.51%) React
12 3 (1.51%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (28.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.53%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.52%) Credit Risk
5 9 (4.52%) SWIFT
6 8 (4.02%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.01%) iPad
9 2 (1.01%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
10 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.50%) LIMS
10 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.62%) Windows
2 42 (21.11%) Linux
3 28 (14.07%) Unix
4 22 (11.06%) Windows Server
5 13 (6.53%) AIX
6 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.01%) CentOS
9 3 (1.51%) Android
9 3 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.20%) ITIL
2 25 (12.56%) ERP
3 21 (10.55%) CRM
4 18 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (8.54%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.54%) Change Management
7 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.53%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.03%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.03%) Network Management
8 10 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.52%) ITSM
9 9 (4.52%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.52%) Time Management
9 9 (4.52%) Wealth Management
10 8 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.02%) DevOps
10 8 (4.02%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.02%) BPEL
11 6 (3.02%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.25%) SQL
2 43 (21.61%) Java
3 26 (13.07%) C#
4 24 (12.06%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.55%) PHP
6 15 (7.54%) Perl
7 13 (6.53%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.53%) VB
9 10 (5.03%) VBA
10 9 (4.52%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.51%) C
13 3 (1.51%) Delphi
13 3 (1.51%) Pascal
13 3 (1.51%) VBScript
14 1 (0.50%) C++
14 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (18.09%) Degree
2 33 (16.58%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.06%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.02%) MCP
6 6 (3.02%) MCTS
7 5 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.51%) HNC
9 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.12%) SLA
2 9 (4.52%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.51%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Nagios
2 2 (1.01%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 63 (31.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.12%) Oracle
3 20 (10.05%) Remedy
4 13 (6.53%) IBM
5 10 (5.03%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.52%) Bloomberg
6 9 (4.52%) Reuters
7 8 (4.02%) SAP
8 7 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.52%) VMware
9 5 (2.51%) Informatica
10 4 (2.01%) Citrix
10 4 (2.01%) FrontRange
11 3 (1.51%) Civica
11 3 (1.51%) Lotus
12 2 (1.01%) CA
12 2 (1.01%) Sybase
13 1 (0.50%) Altiris
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