The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 163 211
Rank change year-on-year -11 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 257 391 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.72% 1.99% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.06% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 241 347 248
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +21 64 £32,500 - 6
Berkshire +14 63 £35,000 -26.31% 10
Hampshire +16 52 £35,000 +7.69% 5
West Sussex -17 22 £35,250 -15.56% 1
Oxfordshire -23 16 £30,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +11 15 £30,000 +5.26% 4
East Sussex 0 4 £27,750 -26.00% 1
Kent -4 4 £35,000 +14.75%
Sussex -6 4 £27,500 -41.48%
Middlesex +8 3 £35,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 246 (48.14%) SQL
2 179 (35.03%) Windows
3 146 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 144 (28.18%) Microsoft
5 118 (23.09%) ITIL
6 116 (22.70%) Finance
7 104 (20.35%) MS Excel
8 88 (17.22%) Degree
9 80 (15.66%) .NET
10 75 (14.68%) Linux
11 74 (14.48%) Windows Server
12 73 (14.29%) CRM
13 61 (11.94%) XML
14 60 (11.74%) SharePoint
15 55 (10.76%) Active Directory
15 55 (10.76%) Oracle
16 54 (10.57%) MS Office
16 54 (10.57%) HTML
16 54 (10.57%) Java
17 51 (9.98%) ERP
18 50 (9.78%) JavaScript
19 46 (9.00%) C#
19 46 (9.00%) Computer Science
20 45 (8.81%) SLA
21 41 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
22 40 (7.83%) CSS
22 40 (7.83%) Unix
23 39 (7.63%) Service Management
24 38 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
25 35 (6.85%) ASP.NET

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 60 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.48%) IIS
3 24 (4.70%) Apache
4 23 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.13%) JBoss
7 14 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (0.98%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.59%) Confluence
11 3 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 104 (20.35%) MS Excel
2 54 (10.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.78%) MS Project
3 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (5.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 10 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 10 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.78%) Magento
3 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.59%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.59%) Maximo
4 3 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.39%) HFM
5 2 (0.39%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.85%) SaaS
2 24 (4.70%) Office 365
3 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.13%) Firewall
3 14 (2.74%) DNS
3 14 (2.74%) Internet
4 9 (1.76%) SSL
5 7 (1.37%) HTTP
6 5 (0.98%) SMTP
7 4 (0.78%) CTI
7 4 (0.78%) LDAP
8 3 (0.59%) NAS
8 3 (0.59%) SAN
9 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.39%) VPN
10 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.13%) MySQL
2 16 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.57%) Big Data
6 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.17%) DB2
9 5 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.59%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.59%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.15%) JIRA
3 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.59%) Hudson
5 3 (0.59%) JUnit
5 3 (0.59%) Selenium
6 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.20%) Ant
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.20%) Gradle
7 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) Mocha
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
7 1 (0.20%) Toad
7 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 116 (22.70%) Finance
2 31 (6.07%) Retail
3 22 (4.31%) Back Office
4 9 (1.76%) Banking
5 6 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 4 (0.78%) French Language
6 4 (0.78%) Games
7 3 (0.59%) Publishing
7 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.39%) Automotive
8 2 (0.39%) German Language
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.66%) .NET
2 61 (11.94%) XML
3 54 (10.57%) HTML
4 40 (7.83%) CSS
5 35 (6.85%) ASP.NET
6 28 (5.48%) Web Services
7 27 (5.28%) JSON
8 23 (4.50%) Middleware
9 16 (3.13%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.94%) WCF
11 14 (2.74%) J2EE
12 13 (2.54%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (2.54%) REST
13 12 (2.35%) Handlebars
13 12 (2.35%) React
14 11 (2.15%) XSLT
15 8 (1.57%) jQuery
16 7 (1.37%) .NET Framework
17 6 (1.17%) LAMP
17 6 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.50%) EPoS
4 19 (3.72%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.37%) iSeries
8 7 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.17%) FMCG
10 5 (0.98%) AS400
10 5 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.78%) Derivative
11 4 (0.78%) PMI
12 3 (0.59%) Clustering
12 3 (0.59%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.59%) Fintech
12 3 (0.59%) PACS
13 2 (0.39%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 179 (35.03%) Windows
2 75 (14.68%) Linux
3 74 (14.48%) Windows Server
4 40 (7.83%) Unix
5 34 (6.65%) Apple iOS
6 32 (6.26%) Android
7 23 (4.50%) CentOS
8 18 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.17%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.17%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.98%) Solaris
12 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.20%) OS/390
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.09%) ITIL
2 73 (14.29%) CRM
3 51 (9.98%) ERP
4 41 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.63%) Service Management
6 34 (6.65%) ITIL V3
7 32 (6.26%) Configuration Management
8 30 (5.87%) Analytics
9 29 (5.68%) Incident Management
10 24 (4.70%) Problem Management
11 23 (4.50%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.31%) Change Control
13 21 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
14 20 (3.91%) Change Management
15 19 (3.72%) Software Testing
16 18 (3.52%) Data Analysis
16 18 (3.52%) Software Engineering
17 17 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
17 17 (3.33%) Release Management
18 16 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (48.14%) SQL
2 54 (10.57%) Java
3 50 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.00%) C#
5 33 (6.46%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.74%) PHP
7 13 (2.54%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.35%) Perl
8 12 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.96%) C
11 9 (1.76%) Python
11 9 (1.76%) VB
12 8 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.98%) C++
13 5 (0.98%) RPG
13 5 (0.98%) RPG IV
14 4 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (17.22%) Degree
2 19 (3.72%) CISSP
3 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.33%) GCIA
5 16 (3.13%) CEH
6 11 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.17%) HND
10 5 (0.98%) GNVQ
11 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.78%) MCP
11 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.59%) AAT
12 3 (0.59%) ACCA
12 3 (0.59%) MCITP
12 3 (0.59%) MCSA
12 3 (0.59%) MCSE
12 3 (0.59%) MCTS
13 2 (0.39%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.81%) SLA
2 21 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.91%) QA
4 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.78%) IMail Server
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.39%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.13%) Grafana
2 5 (0.98%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) WSUS
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.59%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.59%) SCCM
4 3 (0.59%) SCOM
5 2 (0.39%) Graphite
5 2 (0.39%) Kibana
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 144 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.76%) Oracle
3 23 (4.50%) SAP
4 16 (3.13%) Citrix
5 12 (2.35%) IBM
6 11 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.15%) SolarWinds
7 10 (1.96%) VMware
8 8 (1.57%) Freshdesk
8 8 (1.57%) Remedy
8 8 (1.57%) Sage
9 7 (1.37%) Cognos
9 7 (1.37%) Forcepoint
9 7 (1.37%) LANDesk
9 7 (1.37%) Splunk
9 7 (1.37%) Tripwire
10 6 (1.17%) Google
10 6 (1.17%) Sun
11 5 (0.98%) Infor
Oxfordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Other Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + progression
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Based on Exp + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Bytes Software Service
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
EDWARD CARTER SOLUTIONS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £30,000 per annum - Pro Rota
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago
Staines
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits and Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Based on Exp + Great Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago