The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 93 140 127
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 153 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.51% 1.43% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.50% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 122 72 89
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,050 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £40,850 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.15%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5852 4985 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.82% 95.17% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4322 4722
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -7 43 £27,500 -10.56% 1
Gloucestershire +15 31 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Dorset +22 26 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Bristol +1 26 £27,500 -20.28% 2
Wiltshire +14 22 £25,000 -19.35% 2
Devon -3 4 £27,500 +41.02% 1
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 4
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 160 (56.14%) SQL
2 126 (44.21%) SQL Server
3 96 (33.68%) Windows
4 91 (31.93%) Finance
5 90 (31.58%) XML
6 87 (30.53%) Oracle
7 70 (24.56%) SLA
8 69 (24.21%) HTML
9 68 (23.86%) .NET
10 65 (22.81%) Java
11 58 (20.35%) ITIL
12 50 (17.54%) Relational Database
13 46 (16.14%) JavaScript
14 45 (15.79%) Service Delivery
15 44 (15.44%) Oracle Database
16 43 (15.09%) CSS
16 43 (15.09%) Linux
17 39 (13.68%) MS Excel
18 36 (12.63%) ASP.NET
19 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
19 35 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
20 33 (11.58%) C#
21 30 (10.53%) Security Cleared
22 29 (10.18%) Content Management
23 27 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
23 27 (9.47%) XSLT
24 25 (8.77%) UNIX
25 24 (8.42%) Apache
25 24 (8.42%) Degree
26 23 (8.07%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (8.42%) Apache
2 21 (7.37%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.91%) IIS
6 8 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.11%) CMS
8 5 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.40%) PegaRULES
9 4 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.40%) Documentum
10 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.35%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Firewall
2 5 (1.75%) SNMP
3 4 (1.40%) LAN
3 4 (1.40%) PBX
3 4 (1.40%) VoIP
3 4 (1.40%) WAN
3 4 (1.40%) Softphone
3 4 (1.40%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (0.70%) ADSL
5 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 50 (17.54%) Relational Database
3 44 (15.44%) Oracle Database
4 27 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (6.67%) RDBMS
8 18 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (5.96%) MySQL
10 10 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.40%) DB2
13 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.40%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (1.05%) SQLPlus
15 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Toad
2 10 (3.51%) MSI
3 8 (2.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.05%) JIRA
7 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 91 (31.93%) Finance
2 14 (4.91%) Law
2 14 (4.91%) Legal
3 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.70%) Marketing
4 2 (0.70%) Advertising
4 2 (0.70%) Banking
4 2 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.35%) Local Government
5 1 (0.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (31.58%) XML
2 69 (24.21%) HTML
3 68 (23.86%) .NET
4 43 (15.09%) CSS
5 36 (12.63%) ASP.NET
6 27 (9.47%) XSLT
7 22 (7.72%) XHTML
8 18 (6.32%) Middleware
9 17 (5.96%) FreeMarker
10 14 (4.91%) Web Services
11 13 (4.56%) J2EE
12 9 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (2.81%) Spring
13 8 (2.81%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.46%) JSP
15 5 (1.75%) DHTML
15 5 (1.75%) EDI
15 5 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (1.75%) WebCenter
16 4 (1.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) PKI
2 11 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.46%) Replication
4 4 (1.40%) IVR
4 4 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.70%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (33.68%) Windows
2 43 (15.09%) Linux
3 25 (8.77%) UNIX
4 19 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.40%) AIX
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.35%) ITIL
2 45 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 35 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 29 (10.18%) Content Management
5 23 (8.07%) Web Development
6 20 (7.02%) Service Management
7 16 (5.61%) ITSM
8 14 (4.91%) Workflow
9 12 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.21%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.86%) Change Control
11 10 (3.51%) Market Research
12 8 (2.81%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.81%) Project Management
13 6 (2.11%) UML
13 6 (2.11%) CAD
13 6 (2.11%) Risk Management
13 6 (2.11%) Performance Management
13 6 (2.11%) Release Management
14 5 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 160 (56.14%) SQL
2 65 (22.81%) Java
3 46 (16.14%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.58%) C#
5 22 (7.72%) PL/SQL
6 21 (7.37%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.11%) VB
9 5 (1.75%) C
10 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.40%) Korn
10 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.70%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) Perl
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.42%) Degree
3 18 (6.32%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) MCSE
5 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) HND
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (24.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (1.40%) XenApp
3 3 (1.05%) vSphere
3 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (6.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.40%) WMI
2 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 87 (30.53%) Oracle
2 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.37%) Red Hat
4 19 (6.67%) Citrix
5 14 (4.91%) Saba
6 10 (3.51%) Altiris
6 10 (3.51%) LANDesk
7 9 (3.16%) IBM
8 6 (2.11%) VMware
9 5 (1.75%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.40%) Sage
10 4 (1.40%) Remedy
10 4 (1.40%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.40%) Primavera
10 4 (1.40%) Siemens
10 4 (1.40%) HP
11 3 (1.05%) Pega
12 2 (0.70%) JBoss
12 2 (0.70%) Lotus
13 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
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