The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 82 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 2.19% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 2.24% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 15
Average salary £17,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Applications Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 802 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 97.69% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 730 771 774
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) LAMP
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Clustering
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 9 (47.37%) DNS
5 9 (47.37%) MCSE
5 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
5 9 (47.37%) IIS
5 9 (47.37%) Requirements Management
5 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
5 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (26.32%) Kindle
7 5 (26.32%) Incident Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
1 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
1 9 (47.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Kindle
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Requirements Management
1 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) MCSE
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 9 (47.37%) VMware