Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 184 151
Rank change year-on-year +18 -33 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 179 164 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.74% 1.50% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.55% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 141 151 199
South West median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,750 £44,000
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 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 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 22 November 2017.

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 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
Bristol -24 58 £35,000 +8.53% 9
Wiltshire +19 53 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Dorset +7 23 £23,500 -13.76% 2
Somerset -21 17 £35,000 +34.62%
Gloucestershire +32 15 £23,500 -16.81% 2
Devon +19 7 £23,500 -14.55% 1
Cornwall - 6 £42,500 -
Applications Support
England

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

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 West region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 90 (50.28%) SQL
2 76 (42.46%) Microsoft
3 60 (33.52%) SQL Server
4 55 (30.73%) Windows
5 47 (26.26%) ITIL
6 41 (22.91%) SharePoint
7 40 (22.35%) .NET
8 38 (21.23%) C#
9 29 (16.20%) Linux
10 27 (15.08%) Active Directory
11 25 (13.97%) IIS
12 20 (11.17%) PowerShell
13 19 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (10.61%) Java
14 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
15 17 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (9.50%) Visualfiles
16 15 (8.38%) PHP
16 15 (8.38%) Oracle
16 15 (8.38%) Unix
16 15 (8.38%) ERP
16 15 (8.38%) Service Delivery
16 15 (8.38%) Finance
17 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
17 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
17 14 (7.82%) T-SQL
17 14 (7.82%) Performance Management
17 14 (7.82%) Incident Management
18 13 (7.26%) Degree

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 41 (22.91%) SharePoint
2 25 (13.97%) IIS
3 9 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.03%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.91%) Apache
5 6 (3.35%) CMS
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.68%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.68%) JBoss
7 3 (1.68%) Jetty
7 3 (1.68%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.68%) Moodle
7 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (9.50%) Visualfiles
2 5 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) SaaS
2 5 (2.79%) Office 365
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.68%) G Suite
4 3 (1.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.68%) VPN
3 2 (1.12%) Extranet
3 2 (1.12%) PABX
3 2 (1.12%) SMS
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (7.26%) MS Access
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.35%) MySQL
5 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.79%) Ingres
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.68%) JasperReports
8 3 (1.68%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) SSDT
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.35%) Subversion
3 3 (1.68%) Ant
3 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.68%) IntelliJ
3 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.68%) JIRA
3 3 (1.68%) Maven
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (8.38%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Law
3 9 (5.03%) Legal
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Publishing
5 4 (2.23%) Advertising
5 4 (2.23%) German Language
5 4 (2.23%) Military
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.35%) .NET
2 11 (6.15%) EDI
3 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.47%) HTML
4 8 (4.47%) Web Services
5 7 (3.91%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.35%) Classic ASP
7 5 (2.79%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.79%) XML
8 4 (2.23%) Ajax
8 4 (2.23%) REST
9 3 (1.68%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.68%) Dojo
9 3 (1.68%) Ember.js
9 3 (1.68%) FreeMarker
9 3 (1.68%) JSP
9 3 (1.68%) React
9 3 (1.68%) SOAP
9 3 (1.68%) Spring
9 3 (1.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.79%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.68%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.73%) Windows
2 29 (16.20%) Linux
3 15 (8.38%) Unix
4 13 (7.26%) Windows 10
4 13 (7.26%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.68%) Android
6 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.26%) ITIL
2 15 (8.38%) ERP
2 15 (8.38%) Service Delivery
3 14 (7.82%) Incident Management
3 14 (7.82%) Performance Management
4 13 (7.26%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.15%) Service Management
6 10 (5.59%) SDLC
6 10 (5.59%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.03%) Document Management
7 9 (5.03%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.47%) Case Management
8 8 (4.47%) Release Management
9 7 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.91%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.91%) MVC
10 6 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.35%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.35%) CRM
10 6 (3.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.28%) SQL
2 38 (21.23%) C#
3 20 (11.17%) PowerShell
4 19 (10.61%) Java
5 15 (8.38%) PHP
6 14 (7.82%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.26%) VB
8 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.03%) VBA
9 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.23%) VBScript
10 3 (1.68%) Delphi
10 3 (1.68%) Groovy
10 3 (1.68%) Pascal
11 2 (1.12%) C
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.26%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.68%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.12%) MCSA
6 2 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.56%) CITP
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (15.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Nagios
2 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (42.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.38%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) iManage
4 7 (3.91%) VMware
5 5 (2.79%) Nintex
5 5 (2.79%) Remedy
6 4 (2.23%) Capita
6 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.68%) Adobe
7 3 (1.68%) Avaya
7 3 (1.68%) Blackboard
7 3 (1.68%) Genesys
7 3 (1.68%) Google
7 3 (1.68%) IBM
7 3 (1.68%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.68%) Talend
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) JDA
9 1 (0.56%) Telerik