The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 75 32
Rank change year-on-year +33 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 51 12 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.29% 1.21% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 1.28% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44 8 60
Median salary £41,250 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.48% -12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £38,250 £62,500
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 923 941 1202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.75% 95.24% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 775 766 947
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Essex

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in Essex.

Salary trend for Applications Support in Essex

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Essex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Essex

Applications Support
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Colchester +22 22 £42,500 +46.55%
Chelmsford -6 15 £40,000 +8.10%
Brentwood 0 1 - -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 41 (67.21%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) IIS
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 19 (31.15%) VBA
4 18 (29.51%) Windows
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (24.59%) Change Management
5 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
6 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
7 13 (21.31%) Validation
8 12 (19.67%) Splunk
8 12 (19.67%) .NET
8 12 (19.67%) Dynatrace
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.03%) XML
10 10 (16.39%) SOAP
10 10 (16.39%) Apache
10 10 (16.39%) vSphere
10 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
11 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (13.11%) ITIL
12 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (13.11%) SLA
12 8 (13.11%) DevOps
13 7 (11.48%) MSI
13 7 (11.48%) SCCM
13 7 (11.48%) SCOM
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 22 (36.07%) IIS
2 10 (16.39%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.92%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (4.92%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.64%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Office 365
3 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) WebEx
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) Informix
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
2 7 (11.48%) MSI
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 10 (16.39%) SOAP
4 6 (9.84%) XMPP
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Change Management
2 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
3 13 (21.31%) Validation
4 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.11%) DevOps
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) Application Packaging
7 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (9.84%) Security Patching
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Document Composition
8 5 (8.20%) People Management
8 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) SQL
2 19 (31.15%) VBA
3 6 (9.84%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.28%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) vSphere
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
1 7 (11.48%) SCOM
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Dynatrace
1 12 (19.67%) Splunk
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Thunderhead
5 3 (4.92%) Capita
5 3 (4.92%) Google
5 3 (4.92%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Software AG
5 3 (4.92%) Sybase
5 3 (4.92%) webMethods
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) iManage
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