Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 199 128
Rank change year-on-year +4 -71 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 147 140 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.45% 1.34% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.39% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123 123 225
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.24% +12.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,858 10,103 11,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.88% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,099 8,457 9,591
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the South West.

Salary trend for Applications Support in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the South West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the South West

Applications Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Bristol +3 64 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Wiltshire -24 29 £29,750 -8.46% 5
Dorset -15 25 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Gloucestershire +39 11 £24,000 -21.31% 1
Somerset +1 11 £29,250 +19.39%
Devon +22 4 £27,500 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 85 (57.82%) SQL
2 63 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 59 (40.14%) Microsoft
4 48 (32.65%) Windows
5 40 (27.21%) SharePoint
6 35 (23.81%) .NET
6 35 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (21.09%) C#
8 27 (18.37%) Linux
8 27 (18.37%) ITIL
9 23 (15.65%) iManage
10 22 (14.97%) Visualfiles
11 21 (14.29%) MS Access
12 20 (13.61%) ERP
12 20 (13.61%) Law
13 19 (12.93%) Windows 7
13 19 (12.93%) Java
14 18 (12.24%) Performance Management
15 17 (11.56%) Windows 10
15 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
15 17 (11.56%) T-SQL
15 17 (11.56%) Oracle
16 15 (10.20%) Active Directory
16 15 (10.20%) Legal
16 15 (10.20%) Elite 3E
16 15 (10.20%) Intapp
17 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
17 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (8.84%) SaaS

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 40 (27.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) IIS
3 6 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.40%) CMS
4 5 (3.40%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.04%) Apache
5 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.36%) Confluence
6 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.36%) JBoss
6 2 (1.36%) Moodle
6 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Visualfiles
2 15 (10.20%) Elite 3E
3 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) SaaS
2 4 (2.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) VPN
2 2 (1.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.36%) PABX
2 2 (1.36%) SMS
2 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.29%) MS Access
3 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.44%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.08%) Ingres
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.40%) MySQL
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 20 (13.61%) Law
2 15 (10.20%) Legal
3 11 (7.48%) Finance
4 5 (3.40%) German Language
4 5 (3.40%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.81%) .NET
2 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.76%) HTML
4 6 (4.08%) Classic ASP
5 5 (3.40%) EDI
5 5 (3.40%) XML
6 3 (2.04%) CSS
7 2 (1.36%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.36%) EJB
7 2 (1.36%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.36%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.36%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.36%) Java EE
7 2 (1.36%) JAXB
7 2 (1.36%) JPA
7 2 (1.36%) JSF
7 2 (1.36%) REST
7 2 (1.36%) Web Services
7 2 (1.36%) XSD
7 2 (1.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.40%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.36%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.65%) Windows
2 27 (18.37%) Linux
3 19 (12.93%) Windows 7
4 17 (11.56%) Windows 10
5 13 (8.84%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.44%) Unix
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.37%) ITIL
2 20 (13.61%) ERP
3 18 (12.24%) Performance Management
4 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
5 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.48%) Document Management
7 9 (6.12%) Service Management
8 7 (4.76%) Case Management
8 7 (4.76%) High Availability
8 7 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.08%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (3.40%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.40%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.40%) DevOps
11 4 (2.72%) CRM
12 3 (2.04%) Change Management
12 3 (2.04%) Content Management
12 3 (2.04%) Logistics
12 3 (2.04%) Release Management
12 3 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 85 (57.82%) SQL
2 31 (21.09%) C#
3 19 (12.93%) Java
4 17 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.76%) PHP
6 7 (4.76%) VB
7 6 (4.08%) VBA
8 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.04%) C
9 3 (2.04%) Python
10 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) Degree
3 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Kibana
1 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (40.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.65%) iManage
3 17 (11.56%) Oracle
4 15 (10.20%) Intapp
5 10 (6.80%) VMware
6 8 (5.44%) Capita
7 7 (4.76%) Genesys
8 6 (4.08%) Citrix
9 5 (3.40%) Remedy
9 5 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.72%) IFS
11 3 (2.04%) Avaya
11 3 (2.04%) Sage
11 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.36%) Adobe
12 2 (1.36%) Blackboard
12 2 (1.36%) JDA
12 2 (1.36%) RedPrairie
12 2 (1.36%) SAP
13 1 (0.68%) Apple