The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 84 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 313 344 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.85% 2.83% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 3.05% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 287 310 339
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £31,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Applications Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10254 11290 11478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.97% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8807 9805 10530
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the City of London region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 446 (66.27%) SQL
2 328 (48.74%) Finance
3 224 (33.28%) Windows
4 222 (32.99%) SQL Server
5 213 (31.65%) UNIX
6 189 (28.08%) Linux
7 181 (26.89%) Banking
8 178 (26.45%) Oracle
9 156 (23.18%) Front Office
10 134 (19.91%) Java
11 127 (18.87%) ITIL
12 110 (16.34%) .NET
13 104 (15.45%) Microsoft
14 82 (12.18%) MS Excel
15 75 (11.14%) C#
16 70 (10.40%) Investment Banking
16 70 (10.40%) Degree
17 66 (9.81%) Tomcat
18 63 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 60 (8.92%) Derivative
19 60 (8.92%) Perl
20 57 (8.47%) HTML
20 57 (8.47%) Oracle Database
21 56 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (8.02%) XML
23 53 (7.88%) Apache
24 50 (7.43%) Equities
25 49 (7.28%) Fixed Income
25 49 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (7.13%) VBA

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (9.81%) Tomcat
2 53 (7.88%) Apache
3 40 (5.94%) IIS
4 31 (4.61%) WebSphere
5 27 (4.01%) SharePoint
6 25 (3.71%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (2.23%) WebSphere Process Server
8 14 (2.08%) Jetty
9 12 (1.78%) Node.js
10 10 (1.49%) JBoss
11 8 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.89%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.74%) CMS
14 4 (0.59%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.59%) Confluence
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.30%) Documentum
16 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 82 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (1.93%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.49%) ION MarketView
3 7 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.89%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 6 (0.89%) Advent Moxy
5 5 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.59%) Kondor+
6 4 (0.59%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.45%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.45%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.45%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 3 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 3 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.30%) Tridion
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.89%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.27%) LDAP
2 18 (2.67%) FTP
3 17 (2.53%) Firewall
4 16 (2.38%) HTTP
4 16 (2.38%) Internet
5 15 (2.23%) Intranet
6 9 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.04%) VPN
8 6 (0.89%) DMZ
9 5 (0.74%) Extranet
10 3 (0.45%) Broadband
11 2 (0.30%) LAN
11 2 (0.30%) WAN
11 2 (0.30%) SAN
11 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.30%) SSH
12 1 (0.15%) Multicast
12 1 (0.15%) SSL
12 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 45 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (3.57%) MySQL
9 21 (3.12%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.63%) MS Access
12 10 (1.49%) KDB
13 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.45%) Hyperion Smart View
15 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.30%) DB2
16 2 (0.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Eclipse
1 12 (1.78%) JIRA
2 11 (1.63%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.89%) Subversion
4 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.59%) Hudson
5 4 (0.59%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.45%) Maven
7 2 (0.30%) Ant
7 2 (0.30%) JUnit
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
General
1 328 (48.74%) Finance
2 181 (26.89%) Banking
3 156 (23.18%) Front Office
4 70 (10.40%) Investment Banking
5 35 (5.20%) Back Office
6 30 (4.46%) Law
7 23 (3.42%) Legal
8 20 (2.97%) Billing
9 18 (2.67%) Advertising
10 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.49%) French Language
12 9 (1.34%) General Ledger
12 9 (1.34%) Spanish Language
13 7 (1.04%) Publishing
14 6 (0.89%) Marketing
15 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.59%) International Banking
15 4 (0.59%) Retail
16 3 (0.45%) German Language
17 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (16.34%) .NET
2 57 (8.47%) HTML
3 54 (8.02%) XML
4 42 (6.24%) ASP.NET
5 35 (5.20%) Middleware
6 24 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
7 18 (2.67%) J2EE
8 14 (2.08%) HTML5
9 13 (1.93%) WPF
10 12 (1.78%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (1.78%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (1.63%) CSS
11 11 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (1.63%) LAMP
12 10 (1.49%) Web Services
13 7 (1.04%) Spring
13 7 (1.04%) SOAP
14 5 (0.74%) MDX
14 5 (0.74%) Classic ASP
14 5 (0.74%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.92%) Derivative
2 56 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.43%) Equities
4 49 (7.28%) Fixed Income
5 35 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.86%) SWIFT
6 26 (3.86%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 16 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.23%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (0.89%) STB
13 5 (0.74%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.74%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.59%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.59%) Wiki
15 3 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 224 (33.28%) Windows
2 213 (31.65%) UNIX
3 189 (28.08%) Linux
4 49 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.71%) Solaris
8 13 (1.93%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.78%) Fedora
9 12 (1.78%) AIX
9 12 (1.78%) HPUX
10 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (18.87%) ITIL
2 45 (6.69%) Asset Management
3 38 (5.65%) Service Management
4 35 (5.20%) Investment Management
5 34 (5.05%) Electronic Trading
6 32 (4.75%) Project Management
6 32 (4.75%) CRM
7 30 (4.46%) Incident Management
7 30 (4.46%) Change Control
8 29 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (2.97%) Time Management
12 20 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (2.82%) Change Management
14 18 (2.67%) Document Management
14 18 (2.67%) Business Analysis
14 18 (2.67%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 446 (66.27%) SQL
2 134 (19.91%) Java
3 75 (11.14%) C#
4 60 (8.92%) Perl
5 48 (7.13%) VBA
6 47 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 45 (6.69%) VB
8 42 (6.24%) Shell Script
9 40 (5.94%) T-SQL
10 36 (5.35%) Python
11 25 (3.71%) C
11 25 (3.71%) C++
12 15 (2.23%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.63%) VC++
15 7 (1.04%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.59%) VBScript
17 3 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
17 3 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 70 (10.40%) Degree
2 7 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.89%) MCSE
3 6 (0.89%) MCDBA
3 6 (0.89%) MCTS
4 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.75%) SLA
2 11 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.30%) EMIR
4 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 41 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.89%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (2.67%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 14 (2.08%) Control-M
4 6 (0.89%) Nagios
5 5 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.59%) SCCM
6 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.59%) Puppet
7 3 (0.45%) OVSD
7 3 (0.45%) OpenView
8 2 (0.30%) Foglight
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.15%) SCOM
9 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 178 (26.45%) Oracle
2 104 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.09%) Red Hat
4 27 (4.01%) Sybase
5 24 (3.57%) thinkFolio
6 23 (3.42%) Citrix
7 19 (2.82%) Fidessa
8 17 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.23%) Calypso
10 14 (2.08%) ION Trading
11 13 (1.93%) Charles River
12 12 (1.78%) F5
13 11 (1.63%) Tableau
14 10 (1.49%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.49%) Sun
14 10 (1.49%) Murex
14 10 (1.49%) HP
14 10 (1.49%) Wall Street Systems
15 9 (1.34%) Remedy
15 9 (1.34%) VMware
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