The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 16 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 68 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.67% 5.07% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 5.22% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 3
Average salary £29,750 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
578 345 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.33% 97.18% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 452 284 230
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Applications Support
Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Watford

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Watford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
3 8 (61.54%) JBoss
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) FTP
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Terminal Server
4 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
1 7 (53.85%) FTP
1 7 (53.85%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Terminal Server
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase