Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 154 237
Rank change year-on-year +37 +83 -76
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 123 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.69% 1.69% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.76% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 113 95
Median annual salary £32,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £50,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%

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 2,826 6,980 11,307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.84% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,181 5,378 8,554
Median annual salary £45,100 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.05% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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
Essex +23 26 £31,371 -16.34% 1
Cambridgeshire +48 14 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Hertfordshire +17 9 £24,500 -27.19%
Suffolk +8 1 £35,000 -31.71% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 23 (46.00%) ITIL
3 16 (32.00%) ERP
4 11 (22.00%) Windows
4 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (20.00%) Oracle
5 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) SAP
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (18.00%) Power BI
6 9 (18.00%) FMCG
6 9 (18.00%) Power Platform
6 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.00%) JD Edwards
7 8 (16.00%) Project Management
8 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.00%) Change Management
8 7 (14.00%) Customer-Centricity
9 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.00%) Coaching
9 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
9 6 (12.00%) Service Management
9 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (12.00%) Finance
9 6 (12.00%) CRM

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (6.00%) NetSuite
3 3 (6.00%) ResourceLink
4 2 (4.00%) Lorenzo
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (6.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) Azure
4 1 (2.00%) AWS
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) Power BI
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Local Government
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) EDI
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) FMCG
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.00%) EPoS
5 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) ERP
3 11 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 7 (14.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 6 (12.00%) Coaching
7 6 (12.00%) CRM
7 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) System Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (4.00%) DevOps
10 2 (4.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) SAP
3 8 (16.00%) JD Edwards
4 5 (10.00%) Northgate
5 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.00%) Apple
6 2 (4.00%) Civica
6 2 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (2.00%) Liquidlogic
7 1 (2.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) VMware