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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 107 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 242 373 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 2.88% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 3.12% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 204 360 284
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,349 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.48%
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
9510 11967 11345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.12% 92.52% 93.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8182 10116 9803
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 314 (64.48%) SQL
2 239 (49.08%) Finance
3 146 (29.98%) SQL Server
4 131 (26.90%) UNIX
5 128 (26.28%) Windows
6 116 (23.82%) Oracle
7 112 (23.00%) Linux
8 107 (21.97%) ITIL
9 100 (20.53%) Front Office
10 96 (19.71%) Banking
11 94 (19.30%) MS Excel
12 89 (18.28%) Java
13 83 (17.04%) Microsoft
14 72 (14.78%) .NET
15 70 (14.37%) Degree
16 66 (13.55%) Perl
17 62 (12.73%) Fixed Income
18 60 (12.32%) Investment Management
19 51 (10.47%) Asset Management
20 48 (9.86%) C#
21 46 (9.45%) CRM
21 46 (9.45%) Shell Script
22 45 (9.24%) MS Office
23 42 (8.62%) Investment Banking
24 40 (8.21%) Equities
24 40 (8.21%) Derivative
25 39 (8.01%) FIX Protocol
26 38 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
26 38 (7.80%) Python
26 38 (7.80%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 38 (7.80%) IIS
2 29 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.08%) Apache
5 9 (1.85%) JBoss
6 8 (1.64%) MQSeries
7 7 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.23%) Drupal
9 4 (0.82%) WorkSite
9 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.41%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) Documentum
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 94 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (6.78%) thinkFolio
2 21 (4.31%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.64%) LatentZero
4 8 (1.64%) RMDS
5 5 (1.03%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.82%) Capstone
7 3 (0.62%) LongView
7 3 (0.62%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.41%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.21%) Retail-J
9 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.21%) Autonomy Scrittura
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.26%) DNS
1 11 (2.26%) Internet
2 10 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.44%) DHCP
4 4 (0.82%) LAN
4 4 (0.82%) WAN
5 3 (0.62%) HTTP
5 3 (0.62%) VPN
6 2 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (29.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.29%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.08%) MySQL
8 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.46%) KDB
9 9 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.44%) Data Mart
12 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.41%) QlikView
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.64%) Subversion
3 6 (1.23%) JIRA
3 6 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.41%) Maven
5 2 (0.41%) PVCS
5 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 239 (49.08%) Finance
2 100 (20.53%) Front Office
3 96 (19.71%) Banking
4 42 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 30 (6.16%) Back Office
6 17 (3.49%) Publishing
7 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.67%) Law
8 13 (2.67%) Legal
9 8 (1.64%) Retail
10 7 (1.44%) Private Banking
11 6 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.03%) German Language
13 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.62%) Advertising
14 2 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Marketing
14 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.78%) .NET
2 39 (8.01%) FIX Protocol
3 34 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 29 (5.95%) XML
5 28 (5.75%) HTML
6 15 (3.08%) CSS
7 12 (2.46%) XSLT
8 11 (2.26%) J2EE
9 10 (2.05%) RSS
9 10 (2.05%) jQuery
10 9 (1.85%) ActiveX
11 8 (1.64%) Web Services
11 8 (1.64%) HTML5
11 8 (1.64%) CSS3
12 7 (1.44%) Murex MxML
12 7 (1.44%) Spring
13 6 (1.23%) Rendezvous
13 6 (1.23%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.23%) Flash
13 6 (1.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.73%) Fixed Income
2 40 (8.21%) Derivative
2 40 (8.21%) Equities
3 38 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.95%) Hedge funds
4 29 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.31%) Grid Computing
7 19 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (3.29%) CMDB
9 15 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.87%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.05%) BBC
11 10 (2.05%) Life Science
12 6 (1.23%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.03%) Wiki
14 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.62%) NHS
16 2 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 131 (26.90%) UNIX
2 128 (26.28%) Windows
3 112 (23.00%) Linux
4 16 (3.29%) Solaris
4 16 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.97%) ITIL
2 60 (12.32%) Investment Management
3 51 (10.47%) Asset Management
4 46 (9.45%) CRM
5 31 (6.37%) Service Management
6 23 (4.72%) Project Management
6 23 (4.72%) Fund Management
7 22 (4.52%) Time Management
8 21 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 20 (4.11%) Data Management
10 19 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 19 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (3.70%) BCP
12 17 (3.49%) Workflow
13 16 (3.29%) Change Management
13 16 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (3.29%) Functional Programming
14 15 (3.08%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.08%) Service Delivery
14 15 (3.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 314 (64.48%) SQL
2 89 (18.28%) Java
3 66 (13.55%) Perl
4 48 (9.86%) C#
5 46 (9.45%) Shell Script
6 38 (7.80%) Python
7 36 (7.39%) JavaScript
8 35 (7.19%) T-SQL
9 30 (6.16%) C++
10 19 (3.90%) VBA
11 18 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.49%) PL/SQL
13 15 (3.08%) PHP
14 14 (2.87%) VB
15 9 (1.85%) Korn
16 7 (1.44%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.23%) XQuery
18 5 (1.03%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (14.37%) Degree
2 10 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.23%) MCP
5 5 (1.03%) MCSA
6 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.82%) MCSE
7 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.21%) MCPD
9 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.72%) SLA
2 22 (4.52%) QA
3 12 (2.46%) COBIT
4 9 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.44%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.41%) Basel III
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.05%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) XenApp
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.21%) Squid
5 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (2.05%) Control-M
2 9 (1.85%) AirWatch
3 7 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.82%) Puppet
5 2 (0.41%) Nagios
5 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 116 (23.82%) Oracle
2 83 (17.04%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.98%) Sybase
4 26 (5.34%) Citrix
5 21 (4.31%) Bloomberg
6 18 (3.70%) Reuters
7 17 (3.49%) IBM
7 17 (3.49%) Fidessa
8 13 (2.67%) Tradeweb
9 12 (2.46%) VMware
9 12 (2.46%) Charles River
10 11 (2.26%) Cisco
10 11 (2.26%) Dell
11 10 (2.05%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.05%) Sony
12 8 (1.64%) BMC
13 7 (1.44%) Sun
13 7 (1.44%) Murex
14 6 (1.23%) SimCorp
15 5 (1.03%) Informatica
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