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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 136 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 106 138 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 2.30% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.37% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 93 116 132
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
5117 5816 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.60% 97.01% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4337 4906 5009
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 39 £29,000 +28.88% 6
Wiltshire -7 21 £32,500 - 1
Dorset - 20 £27,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 15 £24,500 -24.61%
Somerset -20 9 £29,500 +37.20% 2
Devon - 2 £31,500 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 102 (42.86%) SQL
2 82 (34.45%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (30.25%) Microsoft
4 71 (29.83%) SQL Server
5 68 (28.57%) ITIL
6 61 (25.63%) Finance
6 61 (25.63%) Degree
7 60 (25.21%) Windows
8 53 (22.27%) MS Office
9 47 (19.75%) SLA
10 46 (19.33%) Oracle
11 45 (18.91%) MS Excel
12 42 (17.65%) Banking
13 41 (17.23%) IIS
14 40 (16.81%) Java
15 34 (14.29%) Active Directory
16 33 (13.87%) Security Cleared
17 31 (13.03%) .NET
17 31 (13.03%) Unix
18 29 (12.18%) Change Management
18 29 (12.18%) Data Analysis
19 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
19 27 (11.34%) Linux
20 25 (10.50%) CRM
21 24 (10.08%) Service Delivery
21 24 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (9.66%) PowerShell
22 23 (9.66%) Mathematics
23 22 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
23 22 (9.24%) C#

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 41 (17.23%) IIS
2 17 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.04%) Apache
5 9 (3.78%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.26%) JBoss
9 2 (0.84%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.84%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.84%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.42%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (22.27%) MS Office
2 45 (18.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.68%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) SaaS
3 4 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.40%) SNMP
1 20 (8.40%) Wireshark
2 8 (3.36%) Intranet
3 7 (2.94%) DNS
3 7 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.68%) LAN
4 4 (1.68%) WAN
5 3 (1.26%) DHCP
5 3 (1.26%) SAN
6 2 (0.84%) LDAP
6 2 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (29.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.36%) MS Access
6 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (2.52%) MySQL
8 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.42%) GIS
11 1 (0.42%) Ingres
11 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.62%) Subversion
2 9 (3.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.78%) Maven
3 7 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.42%) MSI
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (25.63%) Finance
2 42 (17.65%) Banking
3 10 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.52%) Law
7 4 (1.68%) Back Office
7 4 (1.68%) International Banking
7 4 (1.68%) Marketing
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 2 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.03%) .NET
2 20 (8.40%) HTML
2 20 (8.40%) XML
3 15 (6.30%) J2EE
4 12 (5.04%) ODBC
5 11 (4.62%) Web Services
6 10 (4.20%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.78%) JSP
8 6 (2.52%) CSS
9 4 (1.68%) Apache Flex
9 4 (1.68%) Flash
9 4 (1.68%) Tapestry
9 4 (1.68%) XSLT
10 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.26%) Ajax
10 3 (1.26%) Spring
10 3 (1.26%) Spring MVC
11 2 (0.84%) XSL
12 1 (0.42%) EDI
12 1 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (34.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.66%) Mathematics
3 21 (8.82%) Credit Risk
3 21 (8.82%) SWIFT
4 19 (7.98%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.72%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.20%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.94%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.52%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.10%) User Experience
10 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.68%) LIMS
11 3 (1.26%) CMDB
11 3 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.84%) iPad
12 2 (0.84%) iPhone
13 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.42%) PMI
13 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.21%) Windows
2 31 (13.03%) Unix
3 27 (11.34%) Linux
4 16 (6.72%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.46%) AIX
6 9 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.57%) ITIL
2 29 (12.18%) Change Management
2 29 (12.18%) Data Analysis
3 25 (10.50%) CRM
4 24 (10.08%) Service Delivery
5 22 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (8.82%) Time Management
6 21 (8.82%) Wealth Management
7 20 (8.40%) ERP
7 20 (8.40%) Network Management
8 17 (7.14%) ITSM
9 14 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 13 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.04%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.04%) Project Management
12 11 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.78%) DevOps
14 9 (3.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (42.86%) SQL
2 40 (16.81%) Java
3 23 (9.66%) PowerShell
4 22 (9.24%) C#
5 20 (8.40%) VB
6 16 (6.72%) C
7 14 (5.88%) Perl
8 12 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.62%) PHP
9 11 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.78%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.52%) C++
11 6 (2.52%) VBA
12 5 (2.10%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.26%) VBScript
14 2 (0.84%) VC++
15 1 (0.42%) Delphi
15 1 (0.42%) Pascal
15 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (25.63%) Degree
2 33 (13.87%) Security Cleared
3 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.04%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.68%) MCSA
6 4 (1.68%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.84%) MCP
7 2 (0.84%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) HNC
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (19.75%) SLA
2 6 (2.52%) QA
3 4 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.68%) XenApp
6 3 (1.26%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.26%) vSphere
6 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.10%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
2 1 (0.42%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 72 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.33%) Oracle
3 21 (8.82%) Bloomberg
3 21 (8.82%) Reuters
4 16 (6.72%) Remedy
5 9 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.36%) SAP
7 7 (2.94%) Citrix
7 7 (2.94%) IBM
7 7 (2.94%) VMware
8 5 (2.10%) HP
9 4 (1.68%) Adobe
9 4 (1.68%) FrontRange
9 4 (1.68%) Informatica
10 3 (1.26%) Civica
10 3 (1.26%) Lotus
11 2 (0.84%) CA
11 2 (0.84%) Sybase
11 2 (0.84%) Symantec
12 1 (0.42%) Sage
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