Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 159 185
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 555 725 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 2.06% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.12% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 527 685 688
South East median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £48,000 £55,000 £47,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Thames Valley -10 201 £28,000 -30.00% 19
Surrey -16 119 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Berkshire -14 118 £30,000 -36.84% 8
Hampshire -7 104 £32,500 +8.33% 8
West Sussex -33 65 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +39 58 £25,000 -10.71% 2
Oxfordshire -26 28 £28,500 -14.93% 9
Kent +4 22 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Middlesex - 21 £35,000 -
East Sussex -31 19 £40,000 +33.33%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 322 (58.02%) SQL
2 224 (40.36%) Windows
3 175 (31.53%) Microsoft
4 133 (23.96%) SQL Server
5 129 (23.24%) ITIL
6 101 (18.20%) Finance
7 90 (16.22%) Linux
8 87 (15.68%) Oracle
9 86 (15.50%) Windows Server
10 81 (14.59%) CRM
10 81 (14.59%) SharePoint
11 75 (13.51%) .NET
12 72 (12.97%) Unix
13 71 (12.79%) Java
14 66 (11.89%) C#
15 63 (11.35%) Degree
16 59 (10.63%) Microsoft Office
17 58 (10.45%) HTML
17 58 (10.45%) ERP
18 55 (9.91%) SLA
19 48 (8.65%) XML
20 47 (8.47%) IIS
21 46 (8.29%) Problem Management
22 43 (7.75%) CSS
23 42 (7.57%) JavaScript
23 42 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (7.39%) Active Directory
25 36 (6.49%) IBM
26 31 (5.59%) ASP.NET
26 31 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 81 (14.59%) SharePoint
2 47 (8.47%) IIS
3 17 (3.06%) Apache
4 16 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.44%) CMS
9 4 (0.72%) Liferay
10 3 (0.54%) JBoss
10 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.36%) Moodle
11 2 (0.36%) nginx
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (10.63%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.62%) Sage X3
3 4 (0.72%) Magento
3 4 (0.72%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.72%) Postilion
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.36%) Maximo
5 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.32%) SaaS
2 21 (3.78%) Office 365
3 14 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.90%) Veeva
6 3 (0.54%) IaaS
6 3 (0.54%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.78%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.70%) Firewall
3 11 (1.98%) SMS
4 9 (1.62%) DNS
5 6 (1.08%) LDAP
6 4 (0.72%) FTP
6 4 (0.72%) SSL
7 3 (0.54%) DHCP
7 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.54%) Internet
7 3 (0.54%) Skype
8 2 (0.36%) Extranet
8 2 (0.36%) Intranet
8 2 (0.36%) WAN
9 1 (0.18%) HTTP
9 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.24%) MySQL
3 14 (2.52%) DB2
3 14 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.08%) MS Access
5 6 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.90%) GIS
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.36%) QlikView
9 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.72%) JIRA
5 3 (0.54%) Ant
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) Moq
7 1 (0.18%) MSI
7 1 (0.18%) NUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (18.20%) Finance
2 30 (5.41%) Retail
3 23 (4.14%) Back Office
4 19 (3.42%) Banking
4 19 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.52%) Electronics
5 14 (2.52%) French Language
5 14 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.34%) Marketing
7 10 (1.80%) German Language
7 10 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.90%) Advertising
8 5 (0.90%) Publishing
9 3 (0.54%) International Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Retail Finance
10 2 (0.36%) Front Office
10 2 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.51%) .NET
2 58 (10.45%) HTML
3 48 (8.65%) XML
4 43 (7.75%) CSS
5 31 (5.59%) ASP.NET
6 26 (4.68%) Web Services
7 15 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (2.70%) J2EE
8 14 (2.52%) Middleware
9 9 (1.62%) XSLT
10 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (1.26%) WCF
10 7 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.90%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.90%) EDI
11 5 (0.90%) jQuery
11 5 (0.90%) SAP XI
12 4 (0.72%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.72%) CSS3
12 4 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.98%) Driving Licence
5 11 (1.98%) User Experience
6 8 (1.44%) SWIFT
7 7 (1.26%) EPoS
8 6 (1.08%) DataPower
8 6 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.90%) PMI
10 4 (0.72%) iPad
10 4 (0.72%) LIMS
10 4 (0.72%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.54%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.54%) Replication
11 3 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 224 (40.36%) Windows
2 90 (16.22%) Linux
3 86 (15.50%) Windows Server
4 72 (12.97%) Unix
5 19 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.34%) Android
7 13 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.34%) zOS
8 9 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.72%) Debian
11 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (23.24%) ITIL
2 81 (14.59%) CRM
3 58 (10.45%) ERP
4 46 (8.29%) Problem Management
5 29 (5.23%) Configuration Management
6 26 (4.68%) Process Improvement
6 26 (4.68%) SDLC
7 24 (4.32%) Document Management
8 23 (4.14%) Release Management
9 22 (3.96%) ITIL V3
9 22 (3.96%) System Testing
9 22 (3.96%) Time Management
10 21 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (3.60%) Supplier Management
12 19 (3.42%) Change Control
12 19 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (2.88%) E-Commerce
13 16 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (2.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 322 (58.02%) SQL
2 71 (12.79%) Java
3 66 (11.89%) C#
4 42 (7.57%) JavaScript
5 30 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 29 (5.23%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.14%) Bash Shell
8 18 (3.24%) Perl
8 18 (3.24%) PHP
8 18 (3.24%) Python
9 14 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.62%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.26%) C++
12 6 (1.08%) Ruby
13 5 (0.90%) ABAP
13 5 (0.90%) C
14 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (11.35%) Degree
2 24 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.62%) AAT
7 8 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.90%) MCSE
9 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.54%) ACCA
10 3 (0.54%) HNC
10 3 (0.54%) MCP
10 3 (0.54%) PMP
10 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.36%) MCITP
11 2 (0.36%) MCSA
11 2 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.91%) SLA
2 20 (3.60%) QA
3 9 (1.62%) GxP
4 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (1.08%) vSphere
3 5 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.42%) Tivoli
2 13 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.44%) SCCM
4 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.18%) Control-M
7 1 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 175 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.68%) Oracle
3 36 (6.49%) IBM
4 29 (5.23%) SAP
5 11 (1.98%) Sage
6 9 (1.62%) Cisco
7 8 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.26%) Sybase
9 5 (0.90%) Remedy
9 5 (0.90%) VMware
10 4 (0.72%) ATG
10 4 (0.72%) Demandware
10 4 (0.72%) Freshdesk
11 3 (0.54%) Tableau
12 2 (0.36%) Blackboard
12 2 (0.36%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.36%) Infor
12 2 (0.36%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (0.36%) WatchGuard