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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 80 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.22% 0.74% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.77% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 33
Average salary £27,000 £18,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.94% -26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1032 1042 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.90% 97.02% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 919 931 1311
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,720
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Applications Support
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in West Sussex

Applications Support
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Crawley +3 6 £27,750 +50.00%
Horsham -9 1 £27,500 -12.00%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) CRM
3 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (26.32%) MySQL
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) CMS
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) SaaS
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 3 (15.79%) Android
7 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) SLA
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle