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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 111 82 104
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 214 383 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.17% 3.00% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 3.24% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 176 362 281
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
9096 11804 11089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.10% 92.44% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7803 9988 9542
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 284 (64.40%) SQL
2 225 (51.02%) Finance
3 135 (30.61%) SQL Server
4 115 (26.08%) UNIX
4 115 (26.08%) Windows
5 106 (24.04%) ITIL
6 102 (23.13%) Linux
7 95 (21.54%) Oracle
8 90 (20.41%) Banking
9 88 (19.95%) Microsoft
10 82 (18.59%) MS Excel
11 78 (17.69%) Front Office
12 77 (17.46%) Java
13 69 (15.65%) Degree
14 63 (14.29%) .NET
15 61 (13.83%) Fixed Income
16 55 (12.47%) Perl
17 47 (10.66%) Shell Script
18 46 (10.43%) Investment Banking
19 44 (9.98%) MS Office
20 42 (9.52%) CRM
21 41 (9.30%) Investment Management
22 40 (9.07%) FIX Protocol
22 40 (9.07%) Asset Management
23 39 (8.84%) Equities
24 37 (8.39%) C#
25 35 (7.94%) IIS
26 34 (7.71%) Derivative
26 34 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
27 32 (7.26%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (7.94%) IIS
2 23 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.49%) Apache
5 7 (1.59%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.59%) JBoss
6 6 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.91%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.91%) Drupal
8 4 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.45%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.45%) Confluence
10 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 82 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (6.58%) thinkFolio
2 12 (2.72%) Markit EDM
3 9 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.81%) RMDS
5 7 (1.59%) LatentZero
6 5 (1.13%) LongView
6 5 (1.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 4 (0.91%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.68%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.23%) Autonomy Scrittura
9 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.23%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.72%) Internet
2 11 (2.49%) DNS
3 10 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.36%) DHCP
5 5 (1.13%) HTTP
6 4 (0.91%) LAN
6 4 (0.91%) WAN
7 3 (0.68%) VPN
8 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.45%) Firewall
8 2 (0.45%) RTP
8 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.45%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) IPv6
9 1 (0.23%) 3G
9 1 (0.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.54%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.95%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.72%) KDB
6 12 (2.72%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.49%) MySQL
8 9 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.36%) Data Mart
10 6 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) JIRA
1 9 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.59%) Subversion
3 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.45%) Maven
6 2 (0.45%) PVCS
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 225 (51.02%) Finance
2 90 (20.41%) Banking
3 78 (17.69%) Front Office
4 46 (10.43%) Investment Banking
5 29 (6.58%) Back Office
6 18 (4.08%) Law
7 14 (3.17%) Publishing
8 13 (2.95%) Legal
9 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.59%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.13%) Retail
10 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.91%) German Language
11 4 (0.91%) Advertising
12 3 (0.68%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.45%) Cantonese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.29%) .NET
2 40 (9.07%) FIX Protocol
3 30 (6.80%) ASP.NET
4 24 (5.44%) XML
5 21 (4.76%) HTML
6 13 (2.95%) CSS
7 10 (2.27%) XSLT
8 9 (2.04%) ActiveX
8 9 (2.04%) RSS
9 8 (1.81%) jQuery
9 8 (1.81%) J2EE
9 8 (1.81%) Web Services
10 7 (1.59%) HTML5
11 6 (1.36%) CSS3
11 6 (1.36%) Spring
11 6 (1.36%) Murex MxML
11 6 (1.36%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.13%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.91%) Sass
13 4 (0.91%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.83%) Fixed Income
2 39 (8.84%) Equities
3 34 (7.71%) Derivative
3 34 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.12%) Hedge funds
5 21 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.76%) Grid Computing
6 18 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (3.63%) CMDB
9 15 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.49%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.04%) BBC
11 9 (2.04%) Life Science
12 6 (1.36%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.13%) NHS
13 5 (1.13%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.68%) Wiki
14 3 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
15 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 115 (26.08%) UNIX
1 115 (26.08%) Windows
2 102 (23.13%) Linux
3 19 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.72%) Solaris
6 9 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.04%) ITIL
2 42 (9.52%) CRM
3 41 (9.30%) Investment Management
4 40 (9.07%) Asset Management
5 27 (6.12%) Service Management
6 23 (5.22%) Time Management
7 22 (4.99%) Fund Management
7 22 (4.99%) Project Management
8 20 (4.54%) Data Management
9 18 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 17 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.85%) Functional Programming
11 16 (3.63%) Change Management
11 16 (3.63%) Workflow
11 16 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (3.40%) Release Management
12 15 (3.40%) BCP
13 13 (2.95%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.95%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 284 (64.40%) SQL
2 77 (17.46%) Java
3 55 (12.47%) Perl
4 47 (10.66%) Shell Script
5 37 (8.39%) C#
6 32 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 31 (7.03%) Python
8 28 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 24 (5.44%) C++
10 20 (4.54%) VBA
11 19 (4.31%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.63%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.72%) VB
13 12 (2.72%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.27%) Korn
15 8 (1.81%) PHP
16 6 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.13%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.91%) XQuery
19 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (15.65%) Degree
2 11 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.36%) MCSE
4 6 (1.36%) MCP
5 5 (1.13%) MCSA
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) RHCE
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.22%) SLA
1 23 (5.22%) QA
2 12 (2.72%) COBIT
3 9 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.59%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.45%) Basel III
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.68%) Squid
5 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) Control-M
1 9 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (21.54%) Oracle
2 88 (19.95%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.90%) Bloomberg
4 21 (4.76%) Citrix
5 20 (4.54%) Sybase
6 18 (4.08%) Reuters
7 14 (3.17%) Fidessa
7 14 (3.17%) IBM
8 13 (2.95%) VMware
8 13 (2.95%) Cisco
8 13 (2.95%) Tradeweb
9 10 (2.27%) Dell
10 9 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.04%) Charles River
10 9 (2.04%) Sony
11 7 (1.59%) HP
12 6 (1.36%) BMC
12 6 (1.36%) Sun
12 6 (1.36%) Murex
13 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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