The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 134 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 154 127 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.53% 1.87% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.94% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 143 104 213
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -13.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £62,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +39 50 £41,250 +11.48%
Cambridgeshire -14 35 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Suffolk +18 30 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Hertfordshire -6 29 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Bedfordshire -1 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Norfolk - 2 £21,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 124 (56.36%) SQL
2 65 (29.55%) Windows
3 58 (26.36%) SQL Server
4 51 (23.18%) Finance
4 51 (23.18%) Microsoft
5 43 (19.55%) ITIL
6 41 (18.64%) .NET
7 40 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 37 (16.82%) Oracle
9 34 (15.45%) CRM
10 33 (15.00%) Java
11 32 (14.55%) Change Management
12 30 (13.64%) IIS
13 29 (13.18%) E-Commerce
14 26 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
16 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (10.91%) Linux
17 23 (10.45%) SLA
18 22 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
19 21 (9.55%) VBA
20 18 (8.18%) Web Services
20 18 (8.18%) XML
20 18 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
21 17 (7.73%) C#
21 17 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (7.27%) Apache
22 16 (7.27%) SOAP
22 16 (7.27%) Crystal Reports

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 30 (13.64%) IIS
2 16 (7.27%) Apache
3 11 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.27%) JBoss
6 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 24 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.82%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.82%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.36%) SessionCam
5 2 (0.91%) Lawson
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.91%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.45%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Office 365
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) HTTP
2 7 (3.18%) LAN
2 7 (3.18%) WAN
3 6 (2.73%) WebEx
4 3 (1.36%) DNS
4 3 (1.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.27%) MySQL
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.91%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.45%) Informix
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 7 (3.18%) MSI
3 6 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.91%) PROIV
6 1 (0.45%) JIRA
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (23.18%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Retail
3 9 (4.09%) Banking
4 7 (3.18%) Legal
5 6 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Local Government
7 2 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Billing
7 2 (0.91%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.91%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.91%) Law
7 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.64%) .NET
2 18 (8.18%) Web Services
2 18 (8.18%) XML
3 16 (7.27%) SOAP
4 12 (5.45%) Middleware
5 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.55%) Java EE
6 9 (4.09%) REST
7 6 (2.73%) HTML
7 6 (2.73%) XMPP
8 5 (2.27%) CSS
8 5 (2.27%) JSF
9 4 (1.82%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.82%) Spring
9 4 (1.82%) Struts
9 4 (1.82%) XSL
10 3 (1.36%) JSON
11 2 (0.91%) WCF
11 2 (0.91%) WinForms
11 2 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.27%) Kindle
3 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.36%) Fintech
5 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Clustering
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.45%) Life Science
6 1 (0.45%) NHS
6 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.55%) Windows
2 40 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.91%) Linux
4 15 (6.82%) Unix
5 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.91%) AIX
8 2 (0.91%) Solaris
8 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.55%) ITIL
2 34 (15.45%) CRM
3 32 (14.55%) Change Management
4 29 (13.18%) E-Commerce
5 22 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.91%) Validation
11 12 (5.45%) ERP
12 11 (5.00%) DevOps
12 11 (5.00%) Incident Management
13 7 (3.18%) Application Packaging
13 7 (3.18%) Business Analysis
13 7 (3.18%) Technical Analysis
14 6 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (2.73%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.73%) People Management
14 6 (2.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 124 (56.36%) SQL
2 33 (15.00%) Java
3 21 (9.55%) VBA
4 17 (7.73%) C#
5 13 (5.91%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.82%) PHP
8 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.82%) Python
9 3 (1.36%) C
10 2 (0.91%) C++
10 2 (0.91%) Perl
10 2 (0.91%) VB
10 2 (0.91%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) Korn
11 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.91%) LPIC
4 2 (0.91%) MCP
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.45%) SLA
2 12 (5.45%) HL7
3 6 (2.73%) QA
4 5 (2.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.55%) vSphere
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.91%) KVM
4 2 (0.91%) Xen
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) SCCM
1 7 (3.18%) SCOM
2 3 (1.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.82%) Oracle
3 12 (5.45%) Dynatrace
3 12 (5.45%) Splunk
4 10 (4.55%) VMware
5 9 (4.09%) Citrix
6 7 (3.18%) SAP
7 6 (2.73%) Cisco
8 4 (1.82%) Thunderhead
9 3 (1.36%) Capita
9 3 (1.36%) Google
9 3 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.36%) Sage
9 3 (1.36%) Software AG
9 3 (1.36%) Sybase
9 3 (1.36%) webMethods
10 2 (0.91%) BEA
10 2 (0.91%) CODA
10 2 (0.91%) Sun
11 1 (0.45%) IBM
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + share option scheme + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
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