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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 116 80 109
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 227 340 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.19% 3.23% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 3.48% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 194 306 237
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
9651 9763 10195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.29% 92.82% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 8270 9134
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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.

1 320 (65.31%) SQL
2 246 (50.20%) Finance
3 166 (33.88%) UNIX
4 130 (26.53%) Linux
5 128 (26.12%) Banking
6 116 (23.67%) Windows
7 115 (23.47%) SQL Server
8 109 (22.24%) Java
9 107 (21.84%) Oracle
10 106 (21.63%) Front Office
11 88 (17.96%) Microsoft
12 83 (16.94%) ITIL
13 74 (15.10%) .NET
14 65 (13.27%) Investment Banking
15 62 (12.65%) Degree
16 60 (12.24%) C#
17 55 (11.22%) FIX Protocol
18 54 (11.02%) Derivative
19 51 (10.41%) Shell Script
20 50 (10.20%) MS Excel
21 48 (9.80%) Fixed Income
22 47 (9.59%) Perl
23 43 (8.78%) Equities
23 43 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
24 42 (8.57%) ASP.NET
25 37 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
26 36 (7.35%) IIS
26 36 (7.35%) C++
26 36 (7.35%) Asset Management
26 36 (7.35%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 36 (7.35%) IIS
2 26 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.27%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.86%) Apache
6 11 (2.24%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.02%) WorkSite
8 5 (1.02%) Jetty
8 5 (1.02%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.02%) JBoss
8 5 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.82%) Documentum
9 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.82%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.61%) Confluence
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 50 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.69%) thinkFolio
2 14 (2.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 8 (1.63%) LatentZero
4 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.02%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.02%) LongView
6 4 (0.82%) RMDS
6 4 (0.82%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.82%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.82%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.41%) Tridion
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Office 365
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.08%) Internet
2 7 (1.43%) DNS
3 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.02%) Firewall
4 4 (0.82%) LAN
4 4 (0.82%) WAN
4 4 (0.82%) HTTP
5 3 (0.61%) VPN
6 2 (0.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.41%) SSH
6 2 (0.41%) VoIP
6 2 (0.41%) RTP
6 2 (0.41%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) 3G
7 1 (0.20%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.88%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.65%) MySQL
8 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.22%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.82%) KDB
12 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.41%) MS Access
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.04%) JIRA
3 6 (1.22%) Subversion
4 4 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.61%) Maven
5 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.41%) Hudson
6 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 246 (50.20%) Finance
2 128 (26.12%) Banking
3 106 (21.63%) Front Office
4 65 (13.27%) Investment Banking
5 36 (7.35%) Law
6 21 (4.29%) Back Office
7 14 (2.86%) Legal
8 12 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.63%) Publishing
10 7 (1.43%) Advertising
11 4 (0.82%) Marketing
12 3 (0.61%) Retail
13 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) Billing
13 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.10%) .NET
2 55 (11.22%) FIX Protocol
3 42 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 30 (6.12%) HTML
5 28 (5.71%) XML
6 23 (4.69%) Middleware
7 11 (2.24%) J2EE
8 10 (2.04%) Web Services
9 9 (1.84%) CSS
9 9 (1.84%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.43%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.22%) Murex MxML
12 5 (1.02%) Spring
12 5 (1.02%) Ajax
12 5 (1.02%) HTML5
12 5 (1.02%) REST
12 5 (1.02%) RSS
12 5 (1.02%) SOAP
13 4 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.02%) Derivative
2 48 (9.80%) Fixed Income
3 43 (8.78%) Equities
4 37 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.12%) Grid Computing
6 24 (4.90%) Hedge funds
7 23 (4.69%) CMDB
8 22 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (3.88%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.45%) Computer Science
12 10 (2.04%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.63%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.02%) Life Science
14 5 (1.02%) iPad
14 5 (1.02%) BBC
15 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.82%) NHS
15 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 166 (33.88%) UNIX
2 130 (26.53%) Linux
3 116 (23.67%) Windows
4 28 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 19 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.84%) Solaris
9 6 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.02%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (16.94%) ITIL
2 36 (7.35%) Asset Management
3 30 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 30 (6.12%) Investment Management
4 26 (5.31%) Project Management
5 25 (5.10%) Functional Programming
6 21 (4.29%) Electronic Trading
7 20 (4.08%) CRM
8 19 (3.88%) Risk Management
8 19 (3.88%) Fund Management
9 18 (3.67%) Data Management
10 16 (3.27%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.27%) Time Management
11 15 (3.06%) Problem Management
11 15 (3.06%) Release Management
11 15 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (2.86%) Workflow
12 14 (2.86%) System Testing
13 13 (2.65%) Change Control
13 13 (2.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 320 (65.31%) SQL
2 109 (22.24%) Java
3 60 (12.24%) C#
4 51 (10.41%) Shell Script
5 47 (9.59%) Perl
6 36 (7.35%) C++
7 33 (6.73%) VBA
8 30 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 26 (5.31%) VB
10 25 (5.10%) Python
11 18 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.06%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.45%) C
13 12 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.43%) Korn
15 7 (1.43%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.02%) Ruby
17 4 (0.82%) VBScript
18 3 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (12.65%) Degree
2 12 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (2.04%) VCP4
4 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.02%) MCSE
6 4 (0.82%) MCP
7 2 (0.41%) MCSA
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.08%) QA
2 16 (3.27%) SLA
3 6 (1.22%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.82%) Squid
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) Control-M
2 5 (1.02%) Puppet
3 4 (0.82%) OpenView
4 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) OVSD
Vendors
1 107 (21.84%) Oracle
2 88 (17.96%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.49%) Bloomberg
4 18 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.65%) Charles River
6 11 (2.24%) VMware
7 9 (1.84%) Sybase
7 9 (1.84%) Murex
8 8 (1.63%) Fidessa
9 7 (1.43%) Reuters
9 7 (1.43%) HP
9 7 (1.43%) IBM
10 6 (1.22%) Calypso
11 5 (1.02%) SimCorp
11 5 (1.02%) Tradeweb
11 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.02%) SAP
11 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.02%) Sun
11 5 (1.02%) Dell
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