Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,802 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Application Support
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 171 125
Rank change year-on-year -60 -46 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 110 221 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 1.83% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.89% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 78 189 298
East of England median annual salary £32,802 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.99% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,500 £55,750
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 9,925 11,690 12,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,555 9,596 10,708
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the East of England

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the East of England

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the East of England

Applications Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 43 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 24 £35,000 +3.70% 6
Essex -20 23 £33,500 -16.25%
Bedfordshire -20 8 £23,000 -52.82% 1
Norfolk - 8 £22,000 - 2
Suffolk -31 4 £22,500 -13.46% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 48 (43.64%) SQL
2 45 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 24 (21.82%) Windows
4 24 (21.82%) Degree
4 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (16.36%) ITIL
7 16 (14.55%) Linux
7 16 (14.55%) Java
8 15 (13.64%) Finance
8 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 14 (12.73%) Relational Database
9 14 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
10 13 (11.82%) Oracle
10 13 (11.82%) ERP
11 12 (10.91%) IIS
12 11 (10.00%) Apache
12 11 (10.00%) CRM
13 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
14 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
14 9 (8.18%) SLA
14 9 (8.18%) HTML
14 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
14 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (7.27%) Business Development

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (10.91%) IIS
2 11 (10.00%) Apache
3 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.45%) JBoss
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.82%) Confluence
6 2 (1.82%) ThingWorx
6 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.91%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Windchill
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.82%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) SaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) DNS
1 4 (3.64%) VPN
2 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.82%) Broadband
3 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (0.91%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.36%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) Power BI
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) OLAP
5 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) JIRA
1 3 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.91%) Ant
3 1 (0.91%) GitLab
3 1 (0.91%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.91%) MSI
3 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.36%) Local Government
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) HTML
2 8 (7.27%) EDI
3 7 (6.36%) XML
4 5 (4.55%) .NET
5 3 (2.73%) Middleware
6 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.82%) J2EE
6 2 (1.82%) jQuery
6 2 (1.82%) OAuth
6 2 (1.82%) SAML
6 2 (1.82%) WAP
6 2 (1.82%) Web Services
7 1 (0.91%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.91%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.36%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) NHS
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) CMDB
4 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.82%) Life Science
4 2 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Windows
2 16 (14.55%) Linux
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.64%) Unix
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.82%) CentOS
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (16.36%) ITIL
3 14 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (11.82%) ERP
5 11 (10.00%) CRM
6 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.27%) Business Development
8 7 (6.36%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.36%) Process Improvement
8 7 (6.36%) Release Management
9 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.55%) Service Management
9 5 (4.55%) Task Automation
10 4 (3.64%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.73%) Analytics
11 3 (2.73%) Change Control
11 3 (2.73%) Database Optimisation
11 3 (2.73%) Line Management
11 3 (2.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) SQL
2 16 (14.55%) Java
3 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) HNC
2 7 (6.36%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ECDL
6 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.91%) MBCS
6 1 (0.91%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) SLA
2 8 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) Docker
3 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Ansible
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
1 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle
3 8 (7.27%) JD Edwards
4 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.36%) VMware
5 5 (4.55%) WorldPay
6 4 (3.64%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) IBM
7 3 (2.73%) PTC
8 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.82%) Cassiopae
8 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.91%) Citrix
9 1 (0.91%) Google
9 1 (0.91%) Sybase