The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 69 76 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% 1.78% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.81% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 6
Median salary £26,500 £39,313 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.59% +70.92%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 774 941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.73% 98.47% 99.16%
Number of salaries quoted 545 741 725
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Southampton

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Southampton

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle