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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 81 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 361 319 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.99% 2.67% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.86% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 339 289 386
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 497 (66.00%) SQL
2 362 (48.07%) Finance
3 256 (34.00%) Windows
4 251 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 240 (31.87%) UNIX
6 218 (28.95%) Oracle
7 192 (25.50%) Banking
8 176 (23.37%) Linux
9 173 (22.97%) Front Office
10 172 (22.84%) Java
11 131 (17.40%) ITIL
12 113 (15.01%) Microsoft
13 100 (13.28%) .NET
14 87 (11.55%) MS Excel
15 86 (11.42%) Degree
16 78 (10.36%) C#
17 77 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 74 (9.83%) Oracle Database
19 71 (9.43%) Tomcat
20 69 (9.16%) Derivative
21 67 (8.90%) Perl
22 65 (8.63%) Investment Banking
23 63 (8.37%) Equities
24 62 (8.23%) T-SQL
24 62 (8.23%) Investment Management
25 61 (8.10%) XML
25 61 (8.10%) Apache
26 60 (7.97%) HTML
27 57 (7.57%) Asset Management
28 53 (7.04%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 71 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 61 (8.10%) Apache
3 48 (6.37%) IIS
4 41 (5.44%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.59%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (2.39%) WebSphere Process Server
8 16 (2.12%) Jetty
9 13 (1.73%) Node.js
10 10 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.93%) CMS
12 6 (0.80%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.53%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.53%) Confluence
14 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.27%) Drupal
16 1 (0.13%) nginx
16 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 87 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.79%) Markit EDM
2 16 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (1.46%) LatentZero
4 10 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.33%) ION MarketView
5 8 (1.06%) Maximo
6 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.53%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.53%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.40%) Kondor+
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
8 3 (0.40%) LongView
8 3 (0.40%) Endur
9 2 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
9 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.27%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.05%) FTP
2 22 (2.92%) LDAP
2 22 (2.92%) Firewall
3 18 (2.39%) HTTP
4 17 (2.26%) Internet
5 15 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.86%) Intranet
7 10 (1.33%) VPN
8 9 (1.20%) DMZ
9 7 (0.93%) SMS
10 5 (0.66%) Extranet
11 4 (0.53%) LAN
12 3 (0.40%) Broadband
12 3 (0.40%) SAN
13 2 (0.27%) WAN
14 1 (0.13%) BGP
14 1 (0.13%) NAS
14 1 (0.13%) Multicast
14 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (9.83%) Oracle Database
4 44 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 42 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (3.85%) MySQL
9 23 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.99%) MS Access
13 14 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.33%) KDB
14 10 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
17 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (1.73%) Eclipse
1 13 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.59%) JIRA
3 10 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.80%) Subversion
6 4 (0.53%) CruiseControl
6 4 (0.53%) Hudson
6 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.40%) Maven
7 3 (0.40%) Ant
7 3 (0.40%) JUnit
8 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 362 (48.07%) Finance
2 192 (25.50%) Banking
3 173 (22.97%) Front Office
4 65 (8.63%) Investment Banking
5 41 (5.44%) Back Office
6 21 (2.79%) Billing
7 18 (2.39%) Advertising
8 17 (2.26%) Law
8 17 (2.26%) Legal
9 12 (1.59%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.20%) French Language
11 9 (1.20%) Spanish Language
12 8 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.06%) Retail
13 6 (0.80%) International Banking
13 6 (0.80%) Marketing
13 6 (0.80%) Publishing
14 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (13.28%) .NET
2 61 (8.10%) XML
3 60 (7.97%) HTML
4 33 (4.38%) ASP.NET
5 31 (4.12%) Middleware
6 26 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
7 25 (3.32%) J2EE
8 17 (2.26%) Web Services
9 16 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (2.12%) HTML5
10 14 (1.86%) WPF
10 14 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (1.73%) LAMP
11 13 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (1.33%) CSS
13 8 (1.06%) JMS
14 7 (0.93%) XML Messaging
14 7 (0.93%) SOAP
15 6 (0.80%) XSLT
15 6 (0.80%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.16%) Derivative
2 63 (8.37%) Equities
3 51 (6.77%) Fixed Income
4 42 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.52%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.72%) SWIFT
7 19 (2.52%) Hedge funds
8 16 (2.12%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.46%) STB
12 9 (1.20%) Statistics
12 9 (1.20%) Grid Computing
12 9 (1.20%) CMDB
13 8 (1.06%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (0.93%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.80%) Wiki
16 5 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 256 (34.00%) Windows
2 240 (31.87%) UNIX
3 176 (23.37%) Linux
4 47 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (5.18%) Solaris
6 26 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.26%) AIX
9 16 (2.12%) HPUX
10 14 (1.86%) Fedora
11 12 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.40%) Android
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (17.40%) ITIL
2 62 (8.23%) Investment Management
3 57 (7.57%) Asset Management
4 44 (5.84%) Service Management
5 38 (5.05%) Electronic Trading
6 34 (4.52%) Business Analysis
7 33 (4.38%) Project Management
8 32 (4.25%) CRM
9 31 (4.12%) Service Delivery
10 30 (3.98%) Change Control
11 29 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (3.72%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (2.92%) Problem Management
15 22 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (2.66%) DevOps
17 19 (2.52%) Time Management
18 18 (2.39%) Change Management
18 18 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 497 (66.00%) SQL
2 172 (22.84%) Java
3 78 (10.36%) C#
4 67 (8.90%) Perl
5 62 (8.23%) T-SQL
6 52 (6.91%) VBA
7 47 (6.24%) JavaScript
8 41 (5.44%) VB
9 39 (5.18%) Shell Script
10 34 (4.52%) Python
11 33 (4.38%) C++
12 28 (3.72%) PL/SQL
13 23 (3.05%) C
14 19 (2.52%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.20%) VBScript
18 7 (0.93%) VC++
19 5 (0.66%) VB6
20 3 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 86 (11.42%) Degree
2 10 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.80%) MCSE
4 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.66%) MCDBA
5 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.66%) MCTS
6 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.18%) SLA
2 10 (1.33%) QA
3 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.40%) COBIT
5 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.27%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (3.59%) Tivoli
2 21 (2.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 21 (2.79%) Control-M
3 6 (0.80%) Nagios
4 5 (0.66%) SCCM
4 5 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) SCOM
6 2 (0.27%) Foglight
6 2 (0.27%) OVSD
6 2 (0.27%) OpenView
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 218 (28.95%) Oracle
2 113 (15.01%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 36 (4.78%) Citrix
5 34 (4.52%) Sybase
5 34 (4.52%) thinkFolio
6 25 (3.32%) Charles River
7 23 (3.05%) Fidessa
8 19 (2.52%) Sun
9 18 (2.39%) JBoss
9 18 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.39%) ION Trading
10 15 (1.99%) IBM
11 14 (1.86%) VMware
12 13 (1.73%) F5
12 13 (1.73%) Tableau
12 13 (1.73%) HP
13 11 (1.46%) Bloomberg
14 9 (1.20%) Hyperion
14 9 (1.20%) Murex
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