The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 79 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 373 325 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.02% 2.72% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 2.92% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 355 289 395
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11391 11129 12136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.27% 93.27% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9542 9767 11066
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
London

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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.

1 500 (66.58%) SQL
2 340 (45.27%) Finance
3 245 (32.62%) SQL Server
4 244 (32.49%) Windows
5 237 (31.56%) UNIX
6 221 (29.43%) Oracle
7 186 (24.77%) Banking
8 184 (24.50%) Java
9 171 (22.77%) Linux
10 167 (22.24%) Front Office
11 138 (18.38%) ITIL
12 115 (15.31%) Microsoft
13 103 (13.72%) .NET
14 91 (12.12%) Degree
15 85 (11.32%) MS Excel
16 76 (10.12%) C#
17 72 (9.59%) Tomcat
18 70 (9.32%) Perl
18 70 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 69 (9.19%) Derivative
20 67 (8.92%) T-SQL
20 67 (8.92%) Oracle Database
21 66 (8.79%) HTML
21 66 (8.79%) Investment Management
22 64 (8.52%) Apache
22 64 (8.52%) Equities
23 63 (8.39%) XML
23 63 (8.39%) Investment Banking
24 54 (7.19%) VBA
25 52 (6.92%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 72 (9.59%) Tomcat
2 64 (8.52%) Apache
3 46 (6.13%) IIS
4 39 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 29 (3.86%) SharePoint
6 23 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.26%) Jetty
7 17 (2.26%) WebSphere Process Server
8 13 (1.73%) Node.js
9 10 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.80%) CMS
11 5 (0.67%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.67%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.53%) Confluence
12 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.40%) Drupal
14 2 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.27%) GemFire
15 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 85 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.99%) MS Office
3 7 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.06%) Markit EDM
2 16 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (1.73%) LatentZero
4 8 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.07%) Maximo
5 7 (0.93%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.40%) LongView
8 3 (0.40%) Endur
8 3 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
8 3 (0.40%) Kondor+
9 2 (0.27%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.27%) assyst
9 2 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.06%) Firewall
1 23 (3.06%) FTP
1 23 (3.06%) LDAP
2 20 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.53%) HTTP
4 15 (2.00%) Internet
5 10 (1.33%) VPN
5 10 (1.33%) Intranet
6 9 (1.20%) DMZ
7 7 (0.93%) SMS
8 4 (0.53%) LAN
8 4 (0.53%) SAN
9 3 (0.40%) Broadband
10 2 (0.27%) NAS
10 2 (0.27%) WAN
10 2 (0.27%) Extranet
11 1 (0.13%) Multicast
11 1 (0.13%) BGP
11 1 (0.13%) DNS
11 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (8.92%) Oracle Database
4 44 (5.86%) Relational Database
5 40 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.99%) MySQL
8 29 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (3.06%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.00%) MS Access
12 14 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.20%) KDB
15 7 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
17 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.73%) Eclipse
3 11 (1.46%) JIRA
4 10 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.93%) Subversion
7 4 (0.53%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.53%) Hudson
8 3 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.40%) Ant
8 3 (0.40%) JUnit
8 3 (0.40%) Maven
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
General
1 340 (45.27%) Finance
2 186 (24.77%) Banking
3 167 (22.24%) Front Office
4 63 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.59%) Back Office
6 20 (2.66%) Advertising
7 17 (2.26%) Billing
8 16 (2.13%) Law
9 13 (1.73%) Legal
10 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.20%) French Language
10 9 (1.20%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.07%) Marketing
11 8 (1.07%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.80%) Retail
13 6 (0.80%) International Banking
13 6 (0.80%) Publishing
14 3 (0.40%) German Language
14 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (13.72%) .NET
2 66 (8.79%) HTML
3 63 (8.39%) XML
4 35 (4.66%) ASP.NET
5 30 (3.99%) Middleware
6 26 (3.46%) FIX Protocol
7 25 (3.33%) J2EE
8 19 (2.53%) Web Services
8 19 (2.53%) HTML5
9 17 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 16 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (2.13%) WPF
11 15 (2.00%) LAMP
11 15 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (1.60%) CSS
13 9 (1.20%) JMS
14 8 (1.07%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.93%) XML Messaging
15 7 (0.93%) DHTML
15 7 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.19%) Derivative
2 64 (8.52%) Equities
3 48 (6.39%) Fixed Income
4 43 (5.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (4.79%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.33%) SWIFT
7 22 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
9 14 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.60%) Statistics
11 11 (1.46%) STB
12 10 (1.33%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.20%) Grid Computing
13 9 (1.20%) CMDB
13 9 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
15 6 (0.80%) Market Risk
16 5 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 244 (32.49%) Windows
2 237 (31.56%) UNIX
3 171 (22.77%) Linux
4 46 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (5.59%) Solaris
6 25 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 21 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.26%) AIX
10 16 (2.13%) HPUX
11 14 (1.86%) Fedora
12 12 (1.60%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.40%) Android
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (18.38%) ITIL
2 66 (8.79%) Investment Management
3 52 (6.92%) Asset Management
4 46 (6.13%) Service Management
5 39 (5.19%) Electronic Trading
6 37 (4.93%) Business Analysis
7 32 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 31 (4.13%) Project Management
9 30 (3.99%) CRM
9 30 (3.99%) Change Control
10 28 (3.73%) Incident Management
11 27 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (3.46%) Problem Management
12 26 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (2.66%) DevOps
14 20 (2.66%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (2.26%) Change Management
16 16 (2.13%) Fund Management
17 15 (2.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 500 (66.58%) SQL
2 184 (24.50%) Java
3 76 (10.12%) C#
4 70 (9.32%) Perl
5 67 (8.92%) T-SQL
6 54 (7.19%) VBA
7 50 (6.66%) JavaScript
8 39 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 37 (4.93%) VB
10 34 (4.53%) Python
11 29 (3.86%) C++
12 26 (3.46%) PL/SQL
13 23 (3.06%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.66%) C
15 13 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.07%) VBScript
17 6 (0.80%) VC++
18 4 (0.53%) PHP
19 3 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 91 (12.12%) Degree
2 13 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (0.67%) MCSE
4 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.53%) MCTS
5 4 (0.53%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
6 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.59%) SLA
2 10 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.33%) QA
3 8 (1.07%) COBIT
4 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.27%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 52 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 23 (3.06%) Control-M
3 19 (2.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 7 (0.93%) SCCM
5 6 (0.80%) Nagios
5 6 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.53%) Puppet
7 3 (0.40%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) Foglight
9 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.13%) OpenView
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) WSUS
9 1 (0.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 221 (29.43%) Oracle
2 115 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.73%) Red Hat
4 35 (4.66%) Sybase
5 34 (4.53%) Citrix
5 34 (4.53%) thinkFolio
6 29 (3.86%) Charles River
7 21 (2.80%) JBoss
8 19 (2.53%) Fidessa
8 19 (2.53%) Sun
9 18 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.26%) ION Trading
11 16 (2.13%) VMware
12 15 (2.00%) IBM
12 15 (2.00%) Tableau
13 13 (1.73%) F5
14 12 (1.60%) HP
15 11 (1.46%) Hyperion
16 10 (1.33%) SAP
16 10 (1.33%) Bloomberg
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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