The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 127 154
Rank change year-on-year -51 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 261 464 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 2.51% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.59% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 232 429 378
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £44,750
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 the South East

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Surrey +35 74 £35,000 +4.47% 7
Hampshire -23 51 £32,500 +6.55% 7
Berkshire -53 51 £37,500 -21.05% 11
West Sussex -4 39 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Middlesex - 20 £33,750 -
Buckinghamshire -4 10 £34,750 +5.30% 2
Oxfordshire -18 8 £35,000 +6.87%
East Sussex -2 7 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Kent 0 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 261 (50.19%) SQL
2 215 (41.35%) Windows
3 161 (30.96%) Microsoft
4 156 (30.00%) ITIL
5 122 (23.46%) SQL Server
6 112 (21.54%) Finance
7 99 (19.04%) SharePoint
8 95 (18.27%) CRM
9 83 (15.96%) Windows Server
10 78 (15.00%) Degree
11 77 (14.81%) Oracle
12 72 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
13 65 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 64 (12.31%) .NET
15 63 (12.12%) Unix
16 61 (11.73%) ERP
17 54 (10.38%) Java
18 52 (10.00%) HTML
18 52 (10.00%) Linux
19 50 (9.62%) Problem Management
20 47 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (9.04%) ASP.NET
21 46 (8.85%) JavaScript
22 45 (8.65%) CSS
23 44 (8.46%) SLA
24 41 (7.88%) XML
24 41 (7.88%) Computer Science
24 41 (7.88%) ITIL V3
25 40 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
26 37 (7.12%) 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 99 (19.04%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.54%) IIS
3 23 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.23%) Apache
5 14 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.50%) JBoss
6 13 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.77%) CMS
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 72 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (7.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.31%) SAP CO
2 12 (2.31%) SAP FI
2 12 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.58%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.58%) Maximo
4 3 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.19%) Line 50
6 1 (0.19%) Line 500
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.96%) SaaS
2 27 (5.19%) Office 365
3 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.77%) Veeva
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.12%) Firewall
2 11 (2.12%) HTTP
3 10 (1.92%) Internet
4 6 (1.15%) DNS
5 5 (0.96%) Skype
6 4 (0.77%) SSL
7 3 (0.58%) LDAP
8 2 (0.38%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.38%) SMS
8 2 (0.38%) VLAN
8 2 (0.38%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) Intranet
9 1 (0.19%) NAS
9 1 (0.19%) SAN
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.85%) MySQL
3 13 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.54%) DB2
7 7 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.96%) Big Data
8 5 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.38%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.38%) QlikView
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.96%) JIRA
5 4 (0.77%) Ant
5 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.19%) Gradle
7 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.19%) Maven
7 1 (0.19%) Mocha
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 112 (21.54%) Finance
2 30 (5.77%) Back Office
3 23 (4.42%) Retail
4 17 (3.27%) Banking
5 12 (2.31%) Marketing
6 11 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.92%) Electronics
7 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.35%) Billing
9 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.31%) .NET
2 52 (10.00%) HTML
3 47 (9.04%) ASP.NET
4 45 (8.65%) CSS
5 41 (7.88%) XML
6 34 (6.54%) Web Services
7 27 (5.19%) JSON
8 19 (3.65%) AngularJS
8 19 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
8 19 (3.65%) REST
8 19 (3.65%) WCF
9 18 (3.46%) Handlebars
9 18 (3.46%) React
10 9 (1.73%) J2EE
10 9 (1.73%) Middleware
11 6 (1.15%) JSP
12 5 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.77%) iXBRL
14 3 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
14 3 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.50%) EPoS
5 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.92%) PMI
6 10 (1.92%) SWIFT
7 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.35%) User Experience
9 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.77%) Replication
11 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.58%) FMCG
11 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.38%) NHS
12 2 (0.38%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.19%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 215 (41.35%) Windows
2 83 (15.96%) Windows Server
3 63 (12.12%) Unix
4 52 (10.00%) Linux
5 23 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.46%) Android
6 18 (3.46%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.73%) CentOS
9 8 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.58%) Debian
11 3 (0.58%) Solaris
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (30.00%) ITIL
2 95 (18.27%) CRM
3 61 (11.73%) ERP
4 50 (9.62%) Problem Management
5 47 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (7.88%) ITIL V3
7 35 (6.73%) Change Control
8 34 (6.54%) Document Management
9 32 (6.15%) Service Management
10 30 (5.77%) Release Management
11 28 (5.38%) SDLC
12 26 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (4.81%) Configuration Management
13 25 (4.81%) Process Improvement
14 22 (4.23%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (3.85%) Mentoring
15 20 (3.85%) Supplier Management
16 18 (3.46%) Incident Management
17 16 (3.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 261 (50.19%) SQL
2 54 (10.38%) Java
3 46 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 34 (6.54%) C#
5 26 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 19 (3.65%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.46%) TypeScript
8 16 (3.08%) PHP
8 16 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.31%) Perl
9 12 (2.31%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.92%) C++
11 9 (1.73%) Python
12 7 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.15%) C
14 5 (0.96%) VB
15 4 (0.77%) AWK
15 4 (0.77%) Korn
15 4 (0.77%) sed
15 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (15.00%) Degree
2 33 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.31%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.12%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.54%) CEH
8 8 (1.54%) CISSP
8 8 (1.54%) GCIA
9 7 (1.35%) MCSE
10 6 (1.15%) AAT
10 6 (1.15%) MCITP
10 6 (1.15%) MCP
10 6 (1.15%) MCSA
11 5 (0.96%) MCTS
12 4 (0.77%) ACCA
12 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.38%) HND
13 2 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.46%) SLA
2 21 (4.04%) QA
3 15 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.54%) GxP
5 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.77%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.73%) SCCM
1 9 (1.73%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.35%) Grafana
3 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.58%) Puppet
4 2 (0.38%) Graphite
4 2 (0.38%) Kibana
4 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (30.96%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.81%) Oracle
3 35 (6.73%) SAP
4 19 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.27%) Remedy
6 14 (2.69%) Citrix
7 12 (2.31%) IBM
7 12 (2.31%) VMware
8 9 (1.73%) Freshdesk
9 6 (1.15%) Cisco
9 6 (1.15%) Google
9 6 (1.15%) Sage
10 5 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.77%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.77%) Splunk
11 4 (0.77%) Sybase
12 3 (0.58%) Apple
12 3 (0.58%) Ariba
12 3 (0.58%) BEA
13 2 (0.38%) Juniper
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