Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £30,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 120 120
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.42% 1.38% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.42% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 32
Cambridge median annual salary £30,250 £28,250 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.08% - -24.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,975 £21,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £42,700
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £31,250 £36,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -14.38% +21.67% -13.04%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2685 2469 2833
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.49% 97.20% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2043 2019 2387
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Cambridge over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Cambridge

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 15 (38.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (33.33%) Retail
7 12 (30.77%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 8 (20.51%) ERP
9 8 (20.51%) LAN
9 8 (20.51%) WAN
9 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
9 8 (20.51%) Citrix
9 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.38%) CRM
11 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
11 6 (15.38%) Linux
11 6 (15.38%) ITIL
11 6 (15.38%) Java
11 6 (15.38%) Change Management
11 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (15.38%) Kindle
12 5 (12.82%) Degree
12 5 (12.82%) Web Services
13 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LAN
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Kindle
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) ERP
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.38%) Change Management
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.69%) Webhook
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (2.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) KVM
1 2 (5.13%) Xen
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
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