Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 148 128
Rank change year-on-year -76 -20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 120 253 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.05% 2.10% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.16% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83 235 263
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,750 £56,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 11,061 11,734 12,980
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.18% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,270 9,508 10,926
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -13 43 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Essex -9 30 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -28 27 £36,750 +16.67% 11
Bedfordshire +4 8 £25,500 -21.54% 4
Suffolk -34 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Norfolk +20 5 £33,302 +58.58%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 45 (37.50%) SQL
1 45 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 41 (34.17%) ITIL
3 39 (32.50%) Windows
4 30 (25.00%) Java
5 29 (24.17%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (21.67%) Windows Server
7 24 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 23 (19.17%) Degree
9 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (16.67%) Unix
10 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 19 (15.83%) Linux
12 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
12 18 (15.00%) Oracle
13 17 (14.17%) IIS
14 16 (13.33%) Apache
14 16 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 15 (12.50%) Tomcat
16 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
17 13 (10.83%) VMware
17 13 (10.83%) Finance
18 12 (10.00%) Service Management
18 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (9.17%) Database Optimisation
19 11 (9.17%) Task Automation
19 11 (9.17%) WorldPay
19 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (14.17%) IIS
2 16 (13.33%) Apache
3 15 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.67%) Confluence
6 2 (1.67%) JBoss
6 2 (1.67%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 7 (5.83%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.83%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.33%) SaaS
3 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) DNS
1 5 (4.17%) VPN
2 4 (3.33%) SMS
2 4 (3.33%) SSL
3 3 (2.50%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) Broadband
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (1.67%) OLAP
4 2 (1.67%) Power BI
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.83%) MSI
4 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Local Government
5 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) HTML
1 9 (7.50%) XML
2 7 (5.83%) Web Services
3 6 (5.00%) Middleware
4 5 (4.17%) EDI
4 5 (4.17%) Java EE
4 5 (4.17%) REST
5 4 (3.33%) .NET
5 4 (3.33%) OAuth
5 4 (3.33%) SAML
5 4 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.67%) J2EE
6 2 (1.67%) jQuery
6 2 (1.67%) LDAP
6 2 (1.67%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.67%) Zuul
7 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.83%) Driving Licence
2 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.50%) NHS
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (16.67%) Unix
4 19 (15.83%) Linux
5 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) ITIL
2 29 (24.17%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (10.00%) Service Management
5 11 (9.17%) Database Optimisation
5 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.17%) Task Automation
6 10 (8.33%) CRM
7 9 (7.50%) Process Improvement
8 8 (6.67%) ERP
9 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
9 7 (5.83%) Release Management
10 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Business Development
12 4 (3.33%) Change Control
12 4 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.50%) SQL
2 30 (25.00%) Java
3 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Degree
2 11 (9.17%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.83%) HNC
4 7 (5.83%) MCSA
4 7 (5.83%) MCSE
4 7 (5.83%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) MCP
6 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ECDL
7 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.83%) MBCS
7 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.83%) Docker
4 4 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle
3 13 (10.83%) VMware
4 11 (9.17%) WorldPay
5 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.17%) Citrix
6 5 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.33%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.50%) Capita
8 3 (2.50%) IBM
8 3 (2.50%) PTC
9 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.67%) CA
9 2 (1.67%) Cassiopae
9 2 (1.67%) Qualys
10 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.83%) Splunk
10 1 (0.83%) Sybase