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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 134 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 112 116 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 2.19% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.30% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 105 108 102
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
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
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Bristol -2 42 £28,500 -12.30% 9
Gloucestershire -3 33 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Wiltshire +1 14 £32,500 +13.04% 2
Somerset 0 14 £27,500 -12.00%
Devon - 4 £36,000 -
Dorset -40 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £45,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 162 (61.36%) SQL
2 124 (46.97%) SQL Server
3 81 (30.68%) Windows
4 74 (28.03%) Finance
5 73 (27.65%) .NET
6 70 (26.52%) XML
7 65 (24.62%) ITIL
8 64 (24.24%) HTML
9 62 (23.48%) Oracle
10 57 (21.59%) SLA
11 54 (20.45%) Java
12 52 (19.70%) MS Excel
13 44 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 43 (16.29%) JavaScript
15 42 (15.91%) Linux
15 42 (15.91%) Microsoft
16 38 (14.39%) UNIX
16 38 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (14.02%) CSS
17 37 (14.02%) Service Delivery
18 36 (13.64%) ASP.NET
19 35 (13.26%) C#
20 30 (11.36%) T-SQL
21 28 (10.61%) Web Services
22 23 (8.71%) Security Cleared
23 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
23 22 (8.33%) J2EE
24 21 (7.95%) MySQL
24 21 (7.95%) Oracle Database
24 21 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 18 (6.82%) Apache
2 13 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.92%) IIS
2 13 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.52%) JBoss
6 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.52%) Documentum
6 4 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.52%) PegaRULES
7 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.76%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) LAN
2 5 (1.89%) WAN
3 4 (1.52%) PBX
3 4 (1.52%) VoIP
3 4 (1.52%) Firewall
3 4 (1.52%) Softphone
3 4 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 21 (7.95%) MySQL
4 16 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 16 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (4.17%) DB2
8 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.14%) MS Access
11 2 (0.76%) Big Data
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.38%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 11 (4.17%) Subversion
2 7 (2.65%) Maven
2 7 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 74 (28.03%) Finance
2 8 (3.03%) Banking
3 7 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.52%) Legal
4 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Advertising
5 3 (1.14%) Retail
6 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) International Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.65%) .NET
2 70 (26.52%) XML
3 64 (24.24%) HTML
4 37 (14.02%) CSS
5 36 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 28 (10.61%) Web Services
7 22 (8.33%) J2EE
8 15 (5.68%) XSLT
8 15 (5.68%) XHTML
8 15 (5.68%) Middleware
9 14 (5.30%) FreeMarker
10 12 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 8 (3.03%) Spring
11 8 (3.03%) JSP
12 4 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.52%) Java EE
12 4 (1.52%) WebCenter
12 4 (1.52%) HTML5
13 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.30%) PKI
3 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.52%) IVR
5 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) Replication
8 1 (0.38%) PACS
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.68%) Windows
2 42 (15.91%) Linux
3 38 (14.39%) UNIX
4 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.17%) AIX
7 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.62%) ITIL
2 37 (14.02%) Service Delivery
3 21 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (7.58%) Line Management
5 19 (7.20%) Problem Management
6 18 (6.82%) Web Development
7 16 (6.06%) Content Management
8 12 (4.55%) Time Management
9 11 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 11 (4.17%) Project Management
9 11 (4.17%) Quality Management
10 9 (3.41%) ERP
11 8 (3.03%) CRM
11 8 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.65%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.65%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.65%) Performance Management
13 6 (2.27%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.27%) Service Management
13 6 (2.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 162 (61.36%) SQL
2 54 (20.45%) Java
3 43 (16.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.26%) C#
5 30 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.41%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.03%) PHP
9 7 (2.65%) C
9 7 (2.65%) VBA
10 6 (2.27%) VB
11 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.52%) Korn
11 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.52%) C++
11 4 (1.52%) Delphi
12 3 (1.14%) Perl
12 3 (1.14%) VBScript
12 3 (1.14%) Python
13 2 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.06%) Degree
3 14 (5.30%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) MCSE
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (21.59%) SLA
2 6 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (23.48%) Oracle
2 42 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.44%) IBM
4 13 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.03%) Sage
5 8 (3.03%) Saba
6 7 (2.65%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.27%) Citrix
7 6 (2.27%) VMware
8 4 (1.52%) HP
8 4 (1.52%) Remedy
8 4 (1.52%) Primavera
9 3 (1.14%) Pega
10 2 (0.76%) FrontRange
10 2 (0.76%) CA
10 2 (0.76%) Lotus
10 2 (0.76%) Sybase
11 1 (0.38%) Google
11 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.38%) webMethods
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