Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 63 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 56 82 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.01% 3.86% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.16% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 102
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,375 £32,250 £28,525
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,750 £63,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1327 1971 2498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 92.84% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1516 1850
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Colchester +17 21 £42,500 +21.43%
Chelmsford -25 12 £40,000 -
Brentwood +24 5 - -
Epping - 3 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £41,000 -
Applications Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 35 (62.50%) SQL
2 24 (42.86%) Finance
3 17 (30.36%) IIS
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (23.21%) ITIL
6 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (19.64%) VBA
7 11 (19.64%) Windows
8 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 10 (17.86%) .NET
8 10 (17.86%) Change Management
8 10 (17.86%) SLA
8 10 (17.86%) Validation
8 10 (17.86%) Splunk
8 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
9 9 (16.07%) SAP
9 9 (16.07%) XML
9 9 (16.07%) SOAP
10 8 (14.29%) ERP
10 8 (14.29%) SAP FI
10 8 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (14.29%) SAP CO
10 8 (14.29%) DevOps
10 8 (14.29%) Dynatrace
11 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (12.50%) Java
12 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.71%) Apache
12 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 17 (30.36%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 8 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 8 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (5.36%) SessionCam
3 2 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) QlikView
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.79%) Informix
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) MSI
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) SOAP
2 9 (16.07%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
4 3 (5.36%) Middleware
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Change Management
2 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.86%) Validation
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps
3 8 (14.29%) ERP
4 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) SDLC
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Document Management
7 3 (5.36%) SOA
7 3 (5.36%) Web Analytics
8 2 (3.57%) People Management
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (3.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) VBA
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) vSphere
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Splunk
2 9 (16.07%) SAP
3 8 (14.29%) Dynatrace
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) MKS
5 3 (5.36%) Software AG
5 3 (5.36%) webMethods
6 2 (3.57%) Capita
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) iManage
7 1 (1.79%) Sybase