The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 85 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.51% 1.17% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.21% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 36
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.15%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1285 1237 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.05% 96.49% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1053 1113
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
South East

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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 +20 14 £30,000 -14.28%
Haywards Heath - 3 £45,000 -
Horsham -17 2 £30,000 +7.14%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) Finance
4 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 20 (44.44%) ITIL
5 15 (33.33%) CRM
6 14 (31.11%) MySQL
6 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
7 13 (28.89%) IIS
8 12 (26.67%) ERP
8 12 (26.67%) SaaS
9 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (24.44%) PHP
9 11 (24.44%) LAMP
10 10 (22.22%) Service Management
10 10 (22.22%) MS Office
10 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 10 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
10 10 (22.22%) Retail
11 9 (20.00%) MCITP
11 9 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (20.00%) Change Management
12 8 (17.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
13 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
13 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
13 7 (15.56%) Windows XP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (28.89%) IIS
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Academy Housing
1 3 (6.67%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) EDRMS
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
3 8 (17.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.44%) Law
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) LAMP
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) XSL
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.22%) WPF
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
2 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
2 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) CRM
3 12 (26.67%) ERP
4 10 (22.22%) Service Management
5 9 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Information Management
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) OpenUP
8 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Communications Security
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
9 1 (2.22%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) PHP
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Northgate
2 3 (6.67%) Civica
2 3 (6.67%) Capita
2 3 (6.67%) Orchard
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Sage
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle