The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 124 100
Rank change year-on-year -60 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 69 165 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 2.22% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.30% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 65 127 183
Median salary £30,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,186 £27,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -27 24 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 16 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Suffolk +11 11 £26,000 -27.77% 2
Essex +5 10 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Bedfordshire +9 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Norfolk -18 1 £19,000 -49.33%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 108 (50.70%) SQL
2 80 (37.56%) Windows
3 56 (26.29%) SQL Server
4 51 (23.94%) ITIL
5 50 (23.47%) .NET
6 49 (23.00%) Java
7 41 (19.25%) Finance
8 36 (16.90%) Linux
9 35 (16.43%) Degree
10 34 (15.96%) Oracle
11 32 (15.02%) Windows Server
12 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
12 28 (13.15%) Incident Management
13 26 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (11.74%) JavaScript
14 25 (11.74%) XML
15 24 (11.27%) Unix
15 24 (11.27%) C#
16 23 (10.80%) Web Services
17 22 (10.33%) Root Cause Analysis
18 21 (9.86%) Configuration Management
19 19 (8.92%) CSS
20 18 (8.45%) HTML
20 18 (8.45%) SharePoint
21 17 (7.98%) IIS
21 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
22 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
22 16 (7.51%) Tomcat
22 16 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 15 (7.04%) Apache

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 18 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.98%) IIS
3 16 (7.51%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.04%) Apache
5 10 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.82%) JBoss
7 4 (1.88%) Gentran
7 4 (1.88%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.88%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.88%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.41%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.94%) Lawson
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.10%) HTTP
2 10 (4.69%) Internet
3 4 (1.88%) Firewall
3 4 (1.88%) LDAP
3 4 (1.88%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.94%) PPP
4 2 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.82%) MySQL
5 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.88%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.94%) PROIV
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) VisualVM
General
1 41 (19.25%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Banking
3 11 (5.16%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Back Office
5 3 (1.41%) Publishing
6 2 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.47%) .NET
2 25 (11.74%) XML
3 23 (10.80%) Web Services
4 19 (8.92%) CSS
5 18 (8.45%) HTML
6 15 (7.04%) Middleware
7 13 (6.10%) jQuery
8 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.23%) Apache Camel
10 8 (3.76%) SOAP
11 6 (2.82%) iOS SDK
11 6 (2.82%) XSLT
12 5 (2.35%) Java EE
13 4 (1.88%) EDI
13 4 (1.88%) JSF
13 4 (1.88%) REST
14 3 (1.41%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.41%) Ajax
15 2 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.29%) CMDB
4 7 (3.29%) EPoS
5 5 (2.35%) DataPower
6 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.88%) Wiki
7 3 (1.41%) iSeries
7 3 (1.41%) Life Science
7 3 (1.41%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.56%) Windows
2 36 (16.90%) Linux
3 32 (15.02%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.27%) Unix
5 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.16%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.29%) CentOS
10 6 (2.82%) Android
10 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.94%) AIX
11 2 (0.94%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) VMS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.94%) ITIL
2 28 (13.15%) Incident Management
3 22 (10.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 21 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 15 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.57%) Problem Management
6 14 (6.57%) Software Delivery
7 13 (6.10%) Change Management
7 13 (6.10%) Supplier Management
8 12 (5.63%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.16%) CRM
10 10 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.23%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.23%) ERP
11 9 (4.23%) Network Load Balancing
11 9 (4.23%) Performance Management
12 8 (3.76%) Release Management
13 7 (3.29%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 108 (50.70%) SQL
2 49 (23.00%) Java
3 25 (11.74%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.27%) C#
5 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.63%) C
7 9 (4.23%) Perl
8 8 (3.76%) PHP
9 7 (3.29%) C++
9 7 (3.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.82%) Assembly Language
10 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.35%) ABAP
11 5 (2.35%) Python
12 4 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.88%) VB
13 2 (0.94%) Groovy
13 2 (0.94%) Scala
13 2 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (16.43%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) CCA
2 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.41%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.94%) MCP
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) LPIC
4 1 (0.47%) MCSA
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
4 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.10%) SLA
2 5 (2.35%) QA
3 3 (1.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.47%) Xen
3 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Nagios
1 5 (2.35%) Opsview
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 34 (15.96%) Oracle
2 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.63%) SAP
4 9 (4.23%) IBM
5 8 (3.76%) Cognos
6 6 (2.82%) VMware
7 5 (2.35%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.35%) Splunk
8 4 (1.88%) F5
8 4 (1.88%) Sage
9 2 (0.94%) CA
9 2 (0.94%) CODA
9 2 (0.94%) Sybase
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Kofax
10 1 (0.47%) Sun
10 1 (0.47%) Thunderhead
Essex
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + share option scheme + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Propel London
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago