Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 218 180
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38 -65
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 85 112 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.13% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.16% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 157
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,250 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,400 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -

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 6,334 9,627 11,767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 97.07% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,533 7,283 9,639
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a 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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +33 27 £41,500 +27.69% 11
Cambridgeshire +25 16 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Suffolk +21 15 £50,000 +122.22%
Bedfordshire +11 11 £33,000 +43.48% 3
Essex +7 10 £31,000 -5.34% 2
Norfolk -6 6 £21,000 -4.55% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 29 (34.12%) Java
3 26 (30.59%) ITIL
4 25 (29.41%) Linux
5 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 18 (21.18%) Unix
7 15 (17.65%) Oracle
7 15 (17.65%) SDLC
8 14 (16.47%) Windows
8 14 (16.47%) .NET
8 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
9 13 (15.29%) Python
9 13 (15.29%) AWS
9 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
10 12 (14.12%) Finance
10 12 (14.12%) LDAP
11 11 (12.94%) Service Management
11 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
12 10 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (11.76%) Change Management
13 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (10.59%) XML
13 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.59%) MySQL
13 9 (10.59%) SAML
13 9 (10.59%) ERP
13 9 (10.59%) HTTP

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 5 (5.88%) IIS
1 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) OpenEdge
3 3 (3.53%) JBoss
3 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.35%) Magento
4 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.18%) Postilion
4 1 (1.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) AWS
2 7 (8.24%) IaaS
2 7 (8.24%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) Azure
4 4 (4.71%) SaaS
5 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.53%) GCP
6 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) SSL
3 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.59%) MySQL
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.35%) Power BI
9 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) OLAP
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) WebSpeed
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) .NET
2 12 (14.12%) LDAP
3 9 (10.59%) OAuth
3 9 (10.59%) SAML
3 9 (10.59%) XML
4 6 (7.06%) JSON
4 6 (7.06%) Web Services
5 5 (5.88%) Java EE
5 5 (5.88%) OpenID
5 5 (5.88%) REST
6 4 (4.71%) HTML
7 3 (3.53%) CSS
7 3 (3.53%) EDI
7 3 (3.53%) SOAP
7 3 (3.53%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.53%) Zuul
8 2 (2.35%) EDIFACT
8 2 (2.35%) J2EE
9 1 (1.18%) Middleware
9 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Life Science
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.35%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (1.18%) EPoS
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Linux
2 18 (21.18%) Unix
3 14 (16.47%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) SDLC
3 11 (12.94%) Service Management
4 10 (11.76%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.59%) ERP
5 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.24%) Line Management
8 6 (7.06%) Secure Coding
9 5 (5.88%) Project Delivery
10 4 (4.71%) DevOps
10 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.71%) Product Management
10 4 (4.71%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Ticket Management
10 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 29 (34.12%) Java
3 13 (15.29%) Python
4 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.88%) C#
8 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.35%) PHP
10 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.35%) VB
11 1 (1.18%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.35%) LPIC
3 1 (1.18%) MBCS
3 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 2 (2.35%) Ansible
3 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) CA
4 3 (3.53%) Google
4 3 (3.53%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.35%) F5
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) Progress
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com