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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 65 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 14 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.02% 1.88% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.98% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 41
Average salary £37,875 £31,349 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.81% -16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
670 808 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.68% 94.72% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 560 714 838
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 August 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 34 (91.89%) SC Cleared
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) Migration
2 19 (51.35%) ERP
2 19 (51.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (51.35%) Test Scripting
3 18 (48.65%) Data Migration
3 18 (48.65%) Dashboard Development
4 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.62%) Citrix
7 7 (18.92%) Time Management
8 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
8 6 (16.22%) XenApp
8 6 (16.22%) CCA
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (16.22%) Thin Client
8 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.22%) Publishing
8 6 (16.22%) Fat Client
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.11%) IIS
11 2 (5.41%) VMware
11 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (5.41%) Degree
11 2 (5.41%) COM
11 2 (5.41%) SQL
11 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Thin Client
1 6 (16.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
1 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Migration
1 19 (51.35%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (51.35%) Test Scripting
1 19 (51.35%) ERP
2 18 (48.65%) Data Migration
2 18 (48.65%) Dashboard Development
3 7 (18.92%) Time Management
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (91.89%) SC Cleared
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) CCA
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle