The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Application Support
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 44 30
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 10.73% 0.48% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.84% 0.49% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 8
Median salary £42,500 £29,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 203 204 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.02% 98.08% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 179 183 131
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Colchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Colchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) IIS
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 13 (48.15%) Validation
3 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (44.44%) Dynatrace
4 12 (44.44%) Splunk
5 11 (40.74%) XML
6 10 (37.04%) SOAP
6 10 (37.04%) Apache
6 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
6 10 (37.04%) vSphere
7 9 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (25.93%) Legal
9 7 (25.93%) MSI
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.93%) SCCM
9 7 (25.93%) SCOM
10 6 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (22.22%) WebEx
10 6 (22.22%) Security Patching
10 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (22.22%) Office 365

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 15 (55.56%) IIS
2 10 (37.04%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SessionCam
2 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
3 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) WebEx
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
2 7 (25.93%) MSI
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 6 (22.22%) XMPP
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 13 (48.15%) Validation
3 9 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
6 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (22.22%) Security Patching
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
9 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) DevOps
9 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) VBA
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) vSphere
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
1 7 (25.93%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Dynatrace
1 12 (44.44%) Splunk
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) Software AG
3 3 (11.11%) webMethods
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft