Applications Support Jobs in the South East

Application Support
England > South East

The median Application Support salary in the South East is £42,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 228 290 301
Rank change year-on-year +62 +11 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 170 110 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 0.78% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.86% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 120 76 185
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,875 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -3.95%
75th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,791 £52,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,230 12,794 19,553
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 90.26% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11,600 8,097 12,330
10th Percentile £27,613 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the South East

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Applications Support in the South East.

Salary trend for Applications Support in the South East

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the South East

Applications Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +76 119 £42,500 - 15
Berkshire +45 58 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 34 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Oxfordshire +23 27 £42,500 - 4
Surrey +8 23 £36,000 +4.35% 3
Kent +3 13 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire -30 13 £20,000 -38.46% 6
West Sussex +26 1 £30,000 -
East Sussex -3 1 £48,500 +38.57%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, Applications Support job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 72 (42.35%) SQL
2 60 (35.29%) Social Skills
3 57 (33.53%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (31.76%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (25.88%) Security Cleared
5 44 (25.88%) SLA
6 43 (25.29%) SC Cleared
7 41 (24.12%) Unix
8 40 (23.53%) ITIL
9 39 (22.94%) Linux
9 39 (22.94%) Oracle
10 37 (21.76%) Degree
11 36 (21.18%) Incident Management
11 36 (21.18%) WebLogic
11 36 (21.18%) Remedy
11 36 (21.18%) Actionable Insight
12 33 (19.41%) Finance
13 29 (17.06%) Java
14 26 (15.29%) PL/SQL
15 25 (14.71%) ERP
16 24 (14.12%) Spring
17 22 (12.94%) Service Management
17 22 (12.94%) Information Management
17 22 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
17 22 (12.94%) Java EE
17 22 (12.94%) J2EE
17 22 (12.94%) Shell Script
17 22 (12.94%) OpenSSO
17 22 (12.94%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (12.94%) Impact Assessments

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (21.18%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (2.35%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.59%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.59%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.59%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.59%) AWS
2 9 (5.29%) Azure
3 7 (4.12%) Power Platform
4 6 (3.53%) WhatsApp
5 5 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.94%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.18%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.59%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (8.24%) MySQL
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (8.24%) VLDB
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.35%) Power BI
5 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.18%) Git
2 2 (1.18%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.59%) Gradle
3 1 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 60 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 57 (33.53%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (19.41%) Finance
4 22 (12.94%) Police
5 12 (7.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.53%) Banking
6 6 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.53%) Private Banking
7 5 (2.94%) Automotive
7 5 (2.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.59%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.12%) Spring
2 22 (12.94%) J2EE
2 22 (12.94%) Java EE
3 15 (8.82%) .NET
4 12 (7.06%) HTML
5 9 (5.29%) CSS
6 6 (3.53%) Middleware
7 2 (1.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.12%) CMDB
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.12%) Unix
2 39 (22.94%) Linux
3 14 (8.24%) Solaris
4 11 (6.47%) Windows
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.76%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (23.53%) ITIL
3 36 (21.18%) Actionable Insight
3 36 (21.18%) Incident Management
4 25 (14.71%) ERP
5 22 (12.94%) Containerisation
5 22 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 22 (12.94%) Enterprise Search
5 22 (12.94%) Impact Assessments
5 22 (12.94%) Information Management
5 22 (12.94%) Service Management
6 21 (12.35%) Customer Service
7 20 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (10.59%) Agile
9 17 (10.00%) Project Management
10 15 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (8.24%) ITSM
12 13 (7.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.35%) SQL
2 29 (17.06%) Java
3 26 (15.29%) PL/SQL
4 22 (12.94%) Shell Script
5 16 (9.41%) C#
6 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.35%) COBOL
8 4 (2.35%) VBA
9 3 (1.76%) C
9 3 (1.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (25.88%) Security Cleared
2 43 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 37 (21.76%) Degree
4 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (25.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (12.94%) OpenSSO
1 22 (12.94%) Single Sign-On
2 14 (8.24%) Data Guard
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) Oracle
2 36 (21.18%) Remedy
3 15 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.24%) Sun
5 11 (6.47%) SAP
6 7 (4.12%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.94%) Sage
8 4 (2.35%) Salesforce
9 2 (1.18%) Murex
10 1 (0.59%) Epicor
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) IFS
10 1 (0.59%) Infor
10 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.59%) VMware