The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 84 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% 1.84% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 1.88% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 16
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
883 796 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.77% 97.67% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 782 723 863
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Applications Support
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) Retail
4 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (40.00%) Digital Media
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (24.00%) EPoS
5 6 (24.00%) EFT
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (8.00%) Replication
9 2 (8.00%) BMC
9 2 (8.00%) Remedy
9 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.00%) Degree
10 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
10 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.00%) CRM
10 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.00%) Finance

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (40.00%) Retail
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 6 (24.00%) EPoS
2 6 (24.00%) EFT
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft