The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 68 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.83% 2.43% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.57% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 2
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
939 701 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.23% 94.73% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 785 602 675
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South Yorkshire region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Sheffield -19 11 £30,000 +25.00%
Rotherham - 6 £23,500 -
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
3 12 (60.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) Anite
6 4 (20.00%) Northgate
6 4 (20.00%) Civica
6 4 (20.00%) Comino
6 4 (20.00%) Capita
6 4 (20.00%) Academy Housing
6 4 (20.00%) Orchard
6 4 (20.00%) arcHouse
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) AppSense
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Pega
8 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (10.00%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (10.00%) SLA
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Academy Housing
1 4 (20.00%) arcHouse
2 2 (10.00%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Anite
2 4 (20.00%) Northgate
2 4 (20.00%) Civica
2 4 (20.00%) Comino
2 4 (20.00%) Capita
2 4 (20.00%) Orchard
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) AppSense
4 2 (10.00%) Pega
4 2 (10.00%) Cerner
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) Infor