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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 95 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 274 369 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.83% 3.10% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 3.35% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 239 344 292
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,800 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
9008 11018 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.94% 92.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9269 9767
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 312 (63.54%) SQL
2 223 (45.42%) Finance
3 154 (31.36%) UNIX
4 150 (30.55%) SQL Server
5 135 (27.49%) Windows
6 111 (22.61%) Oracle
7 107 (21.79%) Linux
7 107 (21.79%) ITIL
8 105 (21.38%) Front Office
9 93 (18.94%) Banking
10 92 (18.74%) MS Excel
11 83 (16.90%) Investment Management
12 80 (16.29%) Java
13 78 (15.89%) Microsoft
14 73 (14.87%) Perl
15 69 (14.05%) Degree
16 62 (12.63%) .NET
17 61 (12.42%) Asset Management
18 51 (10.39%) C#
19 48 (9.78%) CRM
20 47 (9.57%) Fixed Income
21 45 (9.16%) Sybase
21 45 (9.16%) IIS
22 44 (8.96%) MS Office
22 44 (8.96%) HTML
22 44 (8.96%) JavaScript
23 42 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (8.15%) Python
25 38 (7.74%) Solaris
25 38 (7.74%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (9.16%) IIS
2 28 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.50%) Apache
4 25 (5.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.83%) MQSeries
5 9 (1.83%) JBoss
6 8 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.43%) Drupal
8 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.61%) CICS
10 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.61%) MTS
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
12 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 92 (18.74%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (7.33%) thinkFolio
2 31 (6.31%) Markit EDM
3 10 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.04%) LatentZero
4 9 (1.83%) Eagle PACE
5 8 (1.63%) Sentinel
6 6 (1.22%) Capstone
7 4 (0.81%) RMDS
8 3 (0.61%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.65%) DNS
2 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.83%) DHCP
3 9 (1.83%) Internet
4 5 (1.02%) HTTP
5 3 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (30.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.87%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.85%) MySQL
7 14 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.63%) KDB
9 8 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.02%) DB2
11 5 (1.02%) QlikView
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.81%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 16 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.24%) Subversion
3 9 (1.83%) JIRA
4 6 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.41%) PVCS
6 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) Toad
7 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) JUnit
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 223 (45.42%) Finance
2 105 (21.38%) Front Office
3 93 (18.94%) Banking
4 35 (7.13%) Back Office
5 31 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 28 (5.70%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.44%) Publishing
8 11 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.04%) Retail
9 10 (2.04%) Billing
10 9 (1.83%) Legal
11 7 (1.43%) Private Banking
12 6 (1.22%) Law
12 6 (1.22%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.02%) German Language
14 3 (0.61%) Advertising
14 3 (0.61%) Marketing
15 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.41%) Cantonese Language
15 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.63%) .NET
2 44 (8.96%) HTML
3 38 (7.74%) FIX Protocol
4 34 (6.92%) XML
5 28 (5.70%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.46%) CSS
7 12 (2.44%) J2EE
8 11 (2.24%) Middleware
8 11 (2.24%) jQuery
8 11 (2.24%) JSON
9 9 (1.83%) XSLT
9 9 (1.83%) ActiveX
10 8 (1.63%) HTML5
10 8 (1.63%) CSS3
11 6 (1.22%) Sass
11 6 (1.22%) Flash
11 6 (1.22%) Web Services
11 6 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (1.22%) Rendezvous
11 6 (1.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.57%) Fixed Income
2 42 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.54%) Derivative
4 33 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 32 (6.52%) Equities
6 25 (5.09%) Management Information System
7 20 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (3.87%) SWIFT
9 18 (3.67%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.44%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.04%) Fedwire
12 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (1.22%) Wiki
14 5 (1.02%) Life Science
14 5 (1.02%) BBC
15 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
16 3 (0.61%) Credit Risk
16 3 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 154 (31.36%) UNIX
2 135 (27.49%) Windows
3 107 (21.79%) Linux
4 38 (7.74%) Solaris
5 26 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.04%) AIX
10 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) Debian
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.79%) ITIL
2 83 (16.90%) Investment Management
3 61 (12.42%) Asset Management
4 48 (9.78%) CRM
5 35 (7.13%) Change Management
6 33 (6.72%) Problem Management
7 30 (6.11%) Service Management
8 27 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 22 (4.48%) BCP
9 22 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (3.87%) Time Management
11 19 (3.87%) Release Management
12 18 (3.67%) Workflow
13 16 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (3.05%) B2B
14 15 (3.05%) Fund Management
14 15 (3.05%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 312 (63.54%) SQL
2 80 (16.29%) Java
3 73 (14.87%) Perl
4 51 (10.39%) C#
5 44 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 40 (8.15%) Python
7 29 (5.91%) T-SQL
8 27 (5.50%) Shell Script
9 26 (5.30%) PL/SQL
10 25 (5.09%) PHP
11 22 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 19 (3.87%) VBA
12 19 (3.87%) C++
13 18 (3.67%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.85%) VB
14 14 (2.85%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.83%) sed
15 9 (1.83%) AWK
16 6 (1.22%) Korn
16 6 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 69 (14.05%) Degree
2 10 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) MCSA
4 3 (0.61%) MCP
4 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) MCPD
5 2 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.48%) QA
2 19 (3.87%) SLA
3 13 (2.65%) COBIT
4 9 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) Basel III
5 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.81%) XenApp
4 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (2.24%) Control-M
3 9 (1.83%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.02%) Puppet
4 5 (1.02%) Nagios
5 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.20%) DRNet
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (22.61%) Oracle
2 78 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.16%) Sybase
4 31 (6.31%) Citrix
5 20 (4.07%) IBM
5 20 (4.07%) Charles River
6 19 (3.87%) Sun
6 19 (3.87%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.67%) Reuters
8 17 (3.46%) Bloomberg
9 13 (2.65%) Fidessa
10 11 (2.24%) BMC
10 11 (2.24%) VMware
11 9 (1.83%) Informatica
11 9 (1.83%) Cisco
12 8 (1.63%) Linedata
12 8 (1.63%) Tradeweb
13 7 (1.43%) Actimize
13 7 (1.43%) Murex
14 6 (1.22%) Dell
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