Period
to 21 September 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 September 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 132 130
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 255 282 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.19% 2.13% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.22% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 228 256 362
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £23,550
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £55,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +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 11267 12727 15337
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.26% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9226 10677 12741
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,195 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.46% +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 21 September 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 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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 +17 74 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 62 £37,500 +9.49% 3
Cambridgeshire -20 61 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Suffolk +16 42 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Bedfordshire -19 14 £46,250 +32.14%
Norfolk +2 2 £21,000 -27.59% 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 128 (50.20%) SQL
2 70 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 70 (27.45%) Windows
3 60 (23.53%) Finance
4 54 (21.18%) ITIL
5 51 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 49 (19.22%) .NET
6 49 (19.22%) Java
7 45 (17.65%) Linux
7 45 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 42 (16.47%) Oracle
9 39 (15.29%) Change Management
10 35 (13.73%) CRM
11 32 (12.55%) IIS
12 31 (12.16%) E-Commerce
12 31 (12.16%) SLA
13 30 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
15 26 (10.20%) Apache
16 25 (9.80%) Web Services
16 25 (9.80%) C#
16 25 (9.80%) VBA
17 24 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (9.02%) Retail
19 21 (8.24%) XML
19 21 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
20 20 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
21 19 (7.45%) ERP
22 18 (7.06%) SOAP

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 32 (12.55%) IIS
2 26 (10.20%) Apache
3 15 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.14%) JBoss
5 5 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 28 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (3.14%) SAP CO
3 8 (3.14%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.18%) SessionCam
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.78%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.39%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.39%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.35%) Office 365
3 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.96%) SaaS
4 3 (1.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.53%) LAN
1 9 (3.53%) WAN
2 7 (2.75%) DNS
3 6 (2.35%) WebEx
4 5 (1.96%) HTTP
5 3 (1.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) DHCP
7 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.39%) FTP
7 1 (0.39%) LDAP
7 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.39%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (3.14%) MySQL
7 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.18%) Big Data
11 2 (0.78%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.39%) Informix
12 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) JConsole
1 11 (4.31%) VisualVM
2 10 (3.92%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.75%) MSI
4 6 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) PROIV
General
1 60 (23.53%) Finance
2 23 (9.02%) Retail
3 16 (6.27%) Banking
4 10 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.75%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Games
6 3 (1.18%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Local Government
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.22%) .NET
2 25 (9.80%) Web Services
3 21 (8.24%) XML
4 18 (7.06%) SOAP
5 14 (5.49%) Middleware
6 11 (4.31%) Java EE
7 9 (3.53%) REST
8 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.35%) XMPP
10 5 (1.96%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.96%) JSON
10 5 (1.96%) Spring
10 5 (1.96%) Struts
10 5 (1.96%) XSL
11 4 (1.57%) JSF
12 3 (1.18%) CSS
12 3 (1.18%) HTML
12 3 (1.18%) J2EE
12 3 (1.18%) LAMP
12 3 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.35%) Kindle
3 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) EPoS
4 4 (1.57%) Fintech
5 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.78%) CMDB
6 2 (0.78%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 70 (27.45%) Windows
2 45 (17.65%) Linux
2 45 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.71%) Unix
4 11 (4.31%) Android
4 11 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.18%) ITIL
2 39 (15.29%) Change Management
3 35 (13.73%) CRM
4 31 (12.16%) E-Commerce
5 30 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (7.45%) ERP
8 18 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.27%) Technical Analysis
10 14 (5.49%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.10%) Validation
12 12 (4.71%) DevOps
13 8 (3.14%) SDLC
13 8 (3.14%) Service Delivery
14 7 (2.75%) Application Packaging
14 7 (2.75%) Process Improvement
14 7 (2.75%) Workflow
15 6 (2.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 6 (2.35%) Security Patching
15 6 (2.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 128 (50.20%) SQL
2 49 (19.22%) Java
3 25 (9.80%) C#
3 25 (9.80%) VBA
4 17 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 16 (6.27%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.96%) Perl
8 5 (1.96%) VBScript
9 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.57%) Python
9 4 (1.57%) VB
10 3 (1.18%) C
10 3 (1.18%) PHP
11 2 (0.78%) Scala
11 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (3.14%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.78%) LPIC
4 2 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.16%) SLA
2 12 (4.71%) HL7
3 7 (2.75%) QA
4 6 (2.35%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.92%) vSphere
3 9 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.78%) KVM
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) SCCM
1 7 (2.75%) SCOM
2 3 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.47%) Oracle
3 14 (5.49%) Splunk
4 12 (4.71%) Citrix
4 12 (4.71%) Dynatrace
5 10 (3.92%) SAP
6 9 (3.53%) VMware
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco
7 6 (2.35%) Thunderhead
8 5 (1.96%) Capita
8 5 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.18%) Google
9 3 (1.18%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.18%) Software AG
9 3 (1.18%) webMethods
10 2 (0.78%) BEA
10 2 (0.78%) MKS
10 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.78%) Sun
11 1 (0.39%) HP