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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 120 126 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 147 233 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.24% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.35% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 119 211 329
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,308 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -7.69%
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
6343 9933 9935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.43% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 8620 8472
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 189 (58.70%) SQL
2 168 (52.17%) Finance
3 113 (35.09%) Windows
4 104 (32.30%) Unix
5 93 (28.88%) SQL Server
6 86 (26.71%) Banking
7 81 (25.16%) Linux
8 77 (23.91%) ITIL
9 71 (22.05%) Oracle
10 69 (21.43%) Investment Management
11 67 (20.81%) Microsoft
12 65 (20.19%) Degree
13 63 (19.57%) Front Office
14 56 (17.39%) Java
15 47 (14.60%) Perl
16 44 (13.66%) Windows Server
17 39 (12.11%) Asset Management
18 37 (11.49%) Fixed Income
18 37 (11.49%) Bloomberg
19 36 (11.18%) MS Excel
20 35 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
20 35 (10.87%) Problem Management
21 34 (10.56%) Derivative
22 33 (10.25%) HTML
22 33 (10.25%) SLA
22 33 (10.25%) Change Management
23 32 (9.94%) Wealth Management
24 31 (9.63%) .NET
25 30 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
26 29 (9.01%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 29 (9.01%) IIS
2 22 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.73%) JBoss
5 11 (3.42%) MQSeries
6 9 (2.80%) Apache
7 7 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.86%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.55%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.62%) CICS
11 2 (0.62%) MTS
11 2 (0.62%) WordPress
12 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.31%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Drupal
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.90%) thinkFolio
2 16 (4.97%) Markit EDM
3 10 (3.11%) Eagle PACE
4 9 (2.80%) Hi Portfolio
4 9 (2.80%) LatentZero
5 5 (1.55%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.62%) Eikon
6 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.31%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.62%) GitHub
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.55%) PuTTY
1 5 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.24%) DNS
2 4 (1.24%) Intranet
3 3 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) LDAP
4 2 (0.62%) LAN
4 2 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.66%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (2.48%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (2.48%) MySQL
8 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.17%) DB2
9 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.93%) QlikView
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.11%) ProC
2 9 (2.80%) JIRA
3 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (52.17%) Finance
2 86 (26.71%) Banking
3 63 (19.57%) Front Office
4 29 (9.01%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.59%) Back Office
6 10 (3.11%) Billing
7 9 (2.80%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.17%) Law
8 7 (2.17%) Retail
9 5 (1.55%) Marketing
9 5 (1.55%) Publishing
9 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.62%) French Language
11 2 (0.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (10.25%) HTML
3 31 (9.63%) .NET
4 22 (6.83%) CSS
5 13 (4.04%) XML
6 12 (3.73%) JMS
7 11 (3.42%) HTML5
7 11 (3.42%) jQuery
8 10 (3.11%) Middleware
9 9 (2.80%) CSS3
10 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.17%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.17%) J2EE
11 7 (2.17%) Spring
11 7 (2.17%) Struts
12 6 (1.86%) ELK Stack
13 3 (0.93%) IBM Integration Bus
13 3 (0.93%) Software Packaging
13 3 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
14 2 (0.62%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.49%) Fixed Income
2 34 (10.56%) Derivative
3 30 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (8.39%) SWIFT
5 25 (7.76%) Equities
6 22 (6.83%) Computer Science
7 20 (6.21%) Hedge funds
8 15 (4.66%) Mathematics
9 14 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (3.73%) Blackberry
10 12 (3.73%) Credit Risk
10 12 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (3.11%) Clustering
11 10 (3.11%) iPhone
12 9 (2.80%) Fedwire
13 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
15 4 (1.24%) Data Extraction
16 3 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
17 2 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 113 (35.09%) Windows
2 104 (32.30%) Unix
3 81 (25.16%) Linux
4 44 (13.66%) Windows Server
5 24 (7.45%) Solaris
6 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.42%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.11%) Android
8 10 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (2.80%) AIX
9 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.91%) ITIL
2 69 (21.43%) Investment Management
3 39 (12.11%) Asset Management
4 35 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 33 (10.25%) Change Management
6 32 (9.94%) Wealth Management
7 25 (7.76%) CRM
7 25 (7.76%) Data Analysis
8 24 (7.45%) Time Management
9 22 (6.83%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.90%) Service Management
11 17 (5.28%) Electronic Trading
12 15 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.73%) Business Continuity
15 11 (3.42%) DevOps
15 11 (3.42%) ETL
15 11 (3.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 189 (58.70%) SQL
2 56 (17.39%) Java
3 47 (14.60%) Perl
4 28 (8.70%) Python
5 27 (8.39%) JavaScript
6 25 (7.76%) C#
6 25 (7.76%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.59%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.28%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.97%) PHP
10 15 (4.66%) Shell Script
11 13 (4.04%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.73%) C
12 12 (3.73%) VBA
13 9 (2.80%) C++
13 9 (2.80%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.24%) Ruby
15 2 (0.62%) COBOL
15 2 (0.62%) JCL
15 2 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (20.19%) Degree
2 11 (3.42%) ISTQB
2 11 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.80%) MCSA
5 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.24%) MCP
7 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.25%) SLA
2 10 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.86%) QA
4 4 (1.24%) SEPA
5 2 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.11%) Terminal Server
2 10 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (4.66%) Control-M
2 11 (3.42%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (2.80%) Nagios
3 9 (2.80%) Puppet
4 7 (2.17%) SCCM
5 3 (0.93%) WSUS
6 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.31%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.31%) OpenView
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 71 (22.05%) Oracle
2 67 (20.81%) Microsoft
3 37 (11.49%) Bloomberg
4 28 (8.70%) Sybase
5 25 (7.76%) Reuters
6 22 (6.83%) Charles River
7 18 (5.59%) Citrix
8 17 (5.28%) Sun
9 16 (4.97%) VMware
10 13 (4.04%) IBM
11 12 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (3.11%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.80%) Linedata
13 9 (2.80%) Vermilion
14 8 (2.48%) Informatica
14 8 (2.48%) Remedy
15 7 (2.17%) SAP
16 6 (1.86%) GUPTA
16 6 (1.86%) Lotus
16 6 (1.86%) Murex
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