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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 110 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 244 389 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.35% 3.11% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 3.36% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 206 359 275
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,125 £65,000 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
9598 11591 10962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.52% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9789 9529
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 £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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.

1 304 (65.94%) SQL
2 238 (51.63%) Finance
3 132 (28.63%) SQL Server
4 124 (26.90%) UNIX
5 115 (24.95%) Windows
6 109 (23.64%) Linux
7 103 (22.34%) ITIL
8 99 (21.48%) Banking
9 96 (20.82%) Oracle
10 89 (19.31%) Front Office
11 88 (19.09%) Microsoft
12 86 (18.66%) Java
13 74 (16.05%) MS Excel
14 72 (15.62%) .NET
15 69 (14.97%) Degree
16 59 (12.80%) Fixed Income
17 56 (12.15%) Perl
18 50 (10.85%) Shell Script
18 50 (10.85%) Investment Banking
19 47 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
20 46 (9.98%) C#
21 44 (9.54%) Derivative
22 43 (9.33%) IIS
23 42 (9.11%) Equities
23 42 (9.11%) Asset Management
24 39 (8.46%) MS Office
24 39 (8.46%) CRM
24 39 (8.46%) Investment Management
25 36 (7.81%) ASP.NET
26 35 (7.59%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 43 (9.33%) IIS
2 23 (4.99%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.34%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.17%) Apache
5 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.52%) JBoss
7 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.87%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.87%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.87%) Drupal
8 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.65%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.65%) Confluence
9 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.43%) Documentum
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.43%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 74 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (5.86%) thinkFolio
2 10 (2.17%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.95%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 8 (1.74%) RMDS
4 8 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.52%) LatentZero
6 5 (1.08%) LongView
7 4 (0.87%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.87%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.22%) Autonomy Scrittura
8 1 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.22%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.04%) DNS
2 11 (2.39%) Internet
3 10 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.30%) DHCP
5 5 (1.08%) HTTP
6 4 (0.87%) LAN
6 4 (0.87%) WAN
7 3 (0.65%) Firewall
7 3 (0.65%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) VoIP
8 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.43%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.43%) RTP
9 1 (0.22%) 3G
9 1 (0.22%) 4G
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (28.63%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.60%) KDB
8 10 (2.17%) MySQL
8 10 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.30%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.43%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Subversion
1 9 (1.95%) JIRA
1 9 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.65%) Maven
4 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.43%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.43%) PVCS
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 238 (51.63%) Finance
2 99 (21.48%) Banking
3 89 (19.31%) Front Office
4 50 (10.85%) Investment Banking
5 25 (5.42%) Back Office
6 21 (4.56%) Law
7 12 (2.60%) Legal
8 11 (2.39%) Publishing
9 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.08%) Retail
11 5 (1.08%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.87%) Advertising
13 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.43%) German Language
14 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.22%) Marketing
15 1 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.62%) .NET
2 47 (10.20%) FIX Protocol
3 36 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 31 (6.72%) XML
5 25 (5.42%) HTML
6 14 (3.04%) Web Services
7 13 (2.82%) CSS
8 10 (2.17%) XSLT
8 10 (2.17%) jQuery
9 9 (1.95%) J2EE
10 8 (1.74%) ActiveX
10 8 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.74%) Middleware
11 7 (1.52%) HTML5
12 6 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.30%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.30%) Spring
12 6 (1.30%) Ajax
12 6 (1.30%) Murex MxML
12 6 (1.30%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.80%) Fixed Income
2 44 (9.54%) Derivative
3 42 (9.11%) Equities
4 32 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.64%) Hedge funds
6 22 (4.77%) Grid Computing
7 17 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.69%) CMDB
8 16 (3.47%) Management Information System
8 16 (3.47%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.17%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.52%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.30%) Life Science
13 6 (1.30%) BBC
14 5 (1.08%) NHS
15 4 (0.87%) Credit Risk
16 2 (0.43%) Equity Risk
16 2 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 124 (26.90%) UNIX
2 115 (24.95%) Windows
3 109 (23.64%) Linux
4 22 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.17%) Solaris
8 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.34%) ITIL
2 42 (9.11%) Asset Management
3 39 (8.46%) CRM
3 39 (8.46%) Investment Management
4 24 (5.21%) Service Management
5 23 (4.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (4.77%) Project Management
7 21 (4.56%) Data Management
8 20 (4.34%) Time Management
8 20 (4.34%) Fund Management
8 20 (4.34%) Functional Programming
9 18 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.69%) Incident Management
11 16 (3.47%) Release Management
11 16 (3.47%) Change Management
11 16 (3.47%) Workflow
12 14 (3.04%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.04%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (2.82%) BCP
13 13 (2.82%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 304 (65.94%) SQL
2 86 (18.66%) Java
3 56 (12.15%) Perl
4 50 (10.85%) Shell Script
5 46 (9.98%) C#
6 35 (7.59%) Python
7 29 (6.29%) JavaScript
8 27 (5.86%) T-SQL
9 26 (5.64%) VBA
10 24 (5.21%) C++
11 21 (4.56%) VB
12 19 (4.12%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.82%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.95%) Korn
15 7 (1.52%) PHP
16 5 (1.08%) C
16 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.08%) VBScript
16 5 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (14.97%) Degree
2 12 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.30%) MCP
5 5 (1.08%) MCSE
6 4 (0.87%) MCSA
7 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.21%) SLA
2 20 (4.34%) QA
3 11 (2.39%) COBIT
4 8 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.52%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.43%) Basel III
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.95%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) Squid
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) AirWatch
2 7 (1.52%) Control-M
3 6 (1.30%) Puppet
4 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.65%) OpenView
5 2 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 96 (20.82%) Oracle
2 88 (19.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.42%) Bloomberg
4 18 (3.90%) Sybase
4 18 (3.90%) Citrix
5 15 (3.25%) Reuters
6 13 (2.82%) Charles River
6 13 (2.82%) Fidessa
6 13 (2.82%) Tradeweb
7 12 (2.60%) Cisco
7 12 (2.60%) VMware
8 10 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.95%) IBM
10 7 (1.52%) Murex
10 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.30%) Sony
11 6 (1.30%) HP
11 6 (1.30%) Dell
12 5 (1.08%) Sun
12 5 (1.08%) BMC
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £47 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Shift allowance, pension, health
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago