Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £39,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 169 144
Rank change year-on-year -74 -25 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 124 207 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.99% 1.71% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.76% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 88 200 260
East of England median annual salary £39,750 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.37% -12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,025 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +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 12,092 11,739 13,781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.96% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,433 9,511 11,316
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Cambridgeshire -33 40 £33,750 +7.14% 4
Hertfordshire -29 34 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Essex +2 28 £40,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +11 12 £42,750 +31.54% 1
Suffolk -19 7 £42,500 +41.67%
Norfolk +17 3 £19,500 -7.14% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 58 (46.77%) ITIL
2 48 (38.71%) SQL
3 44 (35.48%) Java
4 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
5 34 (27.42%) Unix
5 34 (27.42%) Windows
6 33 (26.61%) Oracle
7 32 (25.81%) T-SQL
8 31 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 31 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 29 (23.39%) Apache
9 29 (23.39%) Service Management
10 27 (21.77%) Shell Script
11 25 (20.16%) Task Automation
11 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
12 24 (19.35%) Finance
12 24 (19.35%) WorldPay
13 21 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (16.13%) Windows Server
14 20 (16.13%) Database Optimisation
15 18 (14.52%) Fintech
16 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (11.29%) Linux
16 14 (11.29%) IIS
17 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
17 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
19 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (8.87%) MySQL

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 31 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 29 (23.39%) Apache
3 14 (11.29%) IIS
4 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) SAP CO
1 7 (5.65%) SAP FI
1 7 (5.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.81%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.81%) Magento
4 1 (0.81%) Maximo
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Servitor
4 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) SMS
2 3 (2.42%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) SSL
2 3 (2.42%) VPN
3 2 (1.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) Extranet
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.87%) MySQL
4 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.61%) OLAP
7 2 (1.61%) Power BI
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) JIRA
1 4 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) Web Services
2 7 (5.65%) REST
2 7 (5.65%) Spring
2 7 (5.65%) XML
3 6 (4.84%) HTML
3 6 (4.84%) Java EE
4 5 (4.03%) .NET
4 5 (4.03%) CSS
4 5 (4.03%) J2EE
4 5 (4.03%) Middleware
4 5 (4.03%) SOAP
5 4 (3.23%) CSS3
5 4 (3.23%) HTML5
5 4 (3.23%) Node.js
6 3 (2.42%) OAuth
6 3 (2.42%) SAML
7 2 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.61%) jQuery
7 2 (1.61%) LDAP
7 2 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Fintech
2 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.61%) iPad
5 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) AS400
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) Unix
1 34 (27.42%) Windows
2 20 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.29%) Linux
4 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.77%) ITIL
2 29 (23.39%) Service Management
3 25 (20.16%) Task Automation
4 21 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (16.13%) Database Optimisation
6 12 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (8.06%) ERP
7 10 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 8 (6.45%) Release Management
9 6 (4.84%) Accounts Payable
9 6 (4.84%) Accounts Receivable
9 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.03%) CRM
10 5 (4.03%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.03%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.03%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.71%) SQL
2 44 (35.48%) Java
3 32 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 27 (21.77%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.03%) Python
8 4 (3.23%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.23%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
1 8 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.65%) MCSA
2 7 (5.65%) MCSE
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) MCP
4 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Oracle
2 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.35%) WorldPay
4 9 (7.26%) VMware
5 8 (6.45%) SAP
6 5 (4.03%) Citrix
7 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.42%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.42%) Capita
8 3 (2.42%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.61%) CA
9 2 (1.61%) Qualys
10 1 (0.81%) Avaya
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco
10 1 (0.81%) Civica
10 1 (0.81%) Orchard
10 1 (0.81%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.81%) Sage
10 1 (0.81%) Siemens