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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 119 71 100
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 215 362 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.11% 3.45% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 3.71% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 198 327 258
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +6.27%
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
9533 9759 10355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.41% 92.98% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8322 8339 9322
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 356 (68.20%) SQL
2 266 (50.96%) Finance
3 181 (34.67%) UNIX
4 144 (27.59%) Banking
5 143 (27.39%) Windows
6 141 (27.01%) Linux
7 129 (24.71%) SQL Server
8 120 (22.99%) Front Office
9 117 (22.41%) Oracle
10 106 (20.31%) Java
11 93 (17.82%) Microsoft
12 91 (17.43%) ITIL
13 79 (15.13%) .NET
14 67 (12.84%) C#
14 67 (12.84%) Investment Banking
15 60 (11.49%) Derivative
16 57 (10.92%) Degree
17 54 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
18 50 (9.58%) MS Excel
19 43 (8.24%) ASP.NET
19 43 (8.24%) Asset Management
19 43 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
20 42 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (8.05%) Perl
20 42 (8.05%) VBA
21 40 (7.66%) Shell Script
21 40 (7.66%) Fixed Income
22 38 (7.28%) Equities
23 37 (7.09%) Law
24 34 (6.51%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (6.32%) IIS
2 32 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.83%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.26%) Apache
5 16 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.53%) Jetty
9 5 (0.96%) WorkSite
9 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (0.77%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.57%) CMS
11 3 (0.57%) Documentum
11 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.57%) Confluence
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.38%) Lync
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 50 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.68%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 9 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.53%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 6 (1.15%) Advent Moxy
4 6 (1.15%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.96%) LatentZero
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.77%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.57%) LongView
7 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.57%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.38%) RMDS
8 2 (0.38%) Kondor+
8 2 (0.38%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.38%) Tridion
8 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.41%) Internet
2 6 (1.15%) Intranet
2 6 (1.15%) Firewall
3 5 (0.96%) DNS
4 4 (0.77%) HTTP
4 4 (0.77%) LAN
4 4 (0.77%) WAN
5 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.57%) VPN
5 3 (0.57%) Extranet
6 2 (0.38%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.38%) SSH
6 2 (0.38%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
6 2 (0.38%) RTP
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.51%) Oracle Database
4 30 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.49%) MySQL
8 12 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.57%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.38%) MS Access
13 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.19%) OLAP
14 1 (0.19%) KDB
Development Applications
1 14 (2.68%) JIRA
2 12 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.34%) Subversion
4 5 (0.96%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.57%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.38%) Hudson
7 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 266 (50.96%) Finance
2 144 (27.59%) Banking
3 120 (22.99%) Front Office
4 67 (12.84%) Investment Banking
5 37 (7.09%) Law
6 22 (4.21%) Back Office
7 17 (3.26%) Legal
8 13 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.30%) Advertising
10 8 (1.53%) Billing
11 5 (0.96%) Marketing
12 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Retail
12 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.57%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
13 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (15.13%) .NET
2 54 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
3 43 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 34 (6.51%) XML
5 32 (6.13%) HTML
6 27 (5.17%) Middleware
7 10 (1.92%) J2EE
8 9 (1.72%) Web Services
8 9 (1.72%) CSS
9 8 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.34%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.15%) SOAP
12 5 (0.96%) Ajax
12 5 (0.96%) HTML5
12 5 (0.96%) REST
13 4 (0.77%) LINQ
13 4 (0.77%) jQuery
13 4 (0.77%) Spring
14 3 (0.57%) WinForms
14 3 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.49%) Derivative
2 42 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.66%) Fixed Income
4 38 (7.28%) Equities
5 25 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (4.02%) Grid Computing
7 19 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (3.07%) Hedge funds
8 16 (3.07%) CMDB
9 15 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.49%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.92%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.72%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (0.96%) iPad
14 5 (0.96%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
15 3 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 181 (34.67%) UNIX
2 143 (27.39%) Windows
3 141 (27.01%) Linux
4 32 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 19 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.34%) Solaris
9 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) SUSE
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.43%) ITIL
2 43 (8.24%) Asset Management
3 34 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 27 (5.17%) Investment Management
5 25 (4.79%) Project Management
6 21 (4.02%) Risk Management
7 20 (3.83%) CRM
7 20 (3.83%) Time Management
7 20 (3.83%) Electronic Trading
8 18 (3.45%) Functional Programming
9 17 (3.26%) Change Management
10 16 (3.07%) Workflow
10 16 (3.07%) Problem Management
11 15 (2.87%) Incident Management
11 15 (2.87%) Fund Management
11 15 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (2.68%) System Testing
12 14 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (2.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (2.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 356 (68.20%) SQL
2 106 (20.31%) Java
3 67 (12.84%) C#
4 42 (8.05%) Perl
4 42 (8.05%) VBA
5 40 (7.66%) Shell Script
6 34 (6.51%) VB
7 31 (5.94%) C++
7 31 (5.94%) JavaScript
8 29 (5.56%) Python
9 18 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.87%) C
11 14 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.49%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.15%) Korn
14 5 (0.96%) VB6
14 5 (0.96%) Ruby
14 5 (0.96%) VC++
14 5 (0.96%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (10.92%) Degree
2 11 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (0.96%) MCSE
3 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.57%) MCDBA
4 3 (0.57%) MCTS
5 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.87%) SLA
2 12 (2.30%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) Squid
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.68%) Control-M
2 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.96%) Puppet
3 5 (0.96%) OpenView
4 4 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Ansible
6 2 (0.38%) OVSD
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Foglight
Vendors
1 117 (22.41%) Oracle
2 93 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 19 (3.64%) thinkFolio
4 17 (3.26%) Bloomberg
4 17 (3.26%) Charles River
5 15 (2.87%) Calypso
6 12 (2.30%) Murex
7 11 (2.11%) Sybase
8 9 (1.72%) Fidessa
9 8 (1.53%) VMware
9 8 (1.53%) Wall Street Systems
10 7 (1.34%) ION Trading
10 7 (1.34%) Remedy
10 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.34%) Citrix
11 6 (1.15%) Sun
11 6 (1.15%) HP
11 6 (1.15%) Advent
12 5 (0.96%) SAP
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 42k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + basic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £45500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Life Insurance and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hatstand Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Life Insurance and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago