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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 75 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 369 326 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.12% 2.72% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.92% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 344 296 378
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
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
10947 11164 12084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.68% 93.13% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 9889 11051
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 1 September 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.

1 495 (66.62%) SQL
2 360 (48.45%) Finance
3 256 (34.45%) Windows
4 246 (33.11%) SQL Server
5 242 (32.57%) UNIX
6 215 (28.94%) Oracle
7 195 (26.24%) Banking
8 182 (24.50%) Linux
9 172 (23.15%) Front Office
10 161 (21.67%) Java
11 134 (18.03%) ITIL
12 110 (14.80%) Microsoft
13 99 (13.32%) .NET
14 88 (11.84%) MS Excel
15 83 (11.17%) Degree
16 80 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 78 (10.50%) C#
18 73 (9.83%) Oracle Database
19 69 (9.29%) Tomcat
19 69 (9.29%) Investment Banking
20 66 (8.88%) Perl
21 65 (8.75%) Derivative
22 62 (8.34%) T-SQL
23 61 (8.21%) Investment Management
24 59 (7.94%) Apache
24 59 (7.94%) XML
24 59 (7.94%) Equities
25 56 (7.54%) HTML
25 56 (7.54%) Asset Management
26 52 (7.00%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 69 (9.29%) Tomcat
2 59 (7.94%) Apache
3 47 (6.33%) IIS
4 41 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 26 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
7 16 (2.15%) Jetty
8 13 (1.75%) Node.js
9 9 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.94%) CMS
11 6 (0.81%) WorkSite
12 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.54%) Confluence
13 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 88 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.29%) Markit EDM
2 16 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (1.35%) ION MarketView
3 10 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.21%) LatentZero
5 8 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.81%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 6 (0.81%) Advent Moxy
6 6 (0.81%) Maximo
7 5 (0.67%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.54%) Kondor+
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 3 (0.40%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.40%) LongView
9 3 (0.40%) Endur
9 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.10%) FTP
2 22 (2.96%) LDAP
3 21 (2.83%) Firewall
4 19 (2.56%) HTTP
5 15 (2.02%) Intranet
5 15 (2.02%) Internet
6 14 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.35%) VPN
8 9 (1.21%) DMZ
9 6 (0.81%) SMS
10 5 (0.67%) Extranet
11 4 (0.54%) LAN
12 3 (0.40%) Broadband
13 2 (0.27%) SAN
13 2 (0.27%) WAN
14 1 (0.13%) Multicast
14 1 (0.13%) BGP
14 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (33.11%) SQL Server
2 80 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (9.83%) Oracle Database
4 44 (5.92%) Relational Database
5 42 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (3.63%) MySQL
9 24 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.88%) MS Access
12 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.35%) KDB
14 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.40%) Hyperion Smart View
17 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.88%) Eclipse
2 13 (1.75%) JIRA
3 10 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.67%) Subversion
6 4 (0.54%) CruiseControl
6 4 (0.54%) Hudson
6 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.27%) Maven
7 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.27%) Ant
7 2 (0.27%) JUnit
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 360 (48.45%) Finance
2 195 (26.24%) Banking
3 172 (23.15%) Front Office
4 69 (9.29%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.65%) Back Office
6 20 (2.69%) Billing
7 18 (2.42%) Legal
8 17 (2.29%) Advertising
8 17 (2.29%) Law
9 12 (1.62%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.21%) French Language
10 9 (1.21%) Spanish Language
11 8 (1.08%) Retail
12 7 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.81%) Publishing
14 5 (0.67%) International Banking
15 4 (0.54%) Marketing
15 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (13.32%) .NET
2 59 (7.94%) XML
3 56 (7.54%) HTML
4 34 (4.58%) Middleware
5 31 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 25 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
7 23 (3.10%) J2EE
8 16 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (2.02%) Web Services
10 14 (1.88%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (1.88%) WPF
10 14 (1.88%) HTML5
11 13 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (1.75%) LAMP
12 8 (1.08%) SOAP
13 7 (0.94%) CSS
13 7 (0.94%) XML Messaging
14 5 (0.67%) JMS
14 5 (0.67%) Spring
14 5 (0.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.75%) Derivative
2 59 (7.94%) Equities
3 52 (7.00%) Fixed Income
4 39 (5.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 30 (4.04%) SWIFT
7 18 (2.42%) Hedge funds
8 16 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.62%) STB
13 9 (1.21%) Grid Computing
13 9 (1.21%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.21%) CMDB
14 8 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.08%) Statistics
15 6 (0.81%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.67%) Contract for Difference
16 5 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 256 (34.45%) Windows
2 242 (32.57%) UNIX
3 182 (24.50%) Linux
4 45 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (4.44%) Solaris
6 23 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.29%) AIX
9 16 (2.15%) HPUX
10 14 (1.88%) Fedora
11 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.40%) Android
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (18.03%) ITIL
2 61 (8.21%) Investment Management
3 56 (7.54%) Asset Management
4 44 (5.92%) Service Management
5 37 (4.98%) Electronic Trading
6 36 (4.85%) Project Management
7 32 (4.31%) CRM
8 30 (4.04%) Business Analysis
8 30 (4.04%) Change Control
9 29 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 29 (3.90%) Incident Management
10 27 (3.63%) Service Delivery
11 26 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (2.96%) Time Management
15 20 (2.69%) DevOps
15 20 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (2.56%) Problem Management
17 18 (2.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 495 (66.62%) SQL
2 161 (21.67%) Java
3 78 (10.50%) C#
4 66 (8.88%) Perl
5 62 (8.34%) T-SQL
6 52 (7.00%) VBA
7 44 (5.92%) JavaScript
8 43 (5.79%) Shell Script
9 40 (5.38%) VB
10 37 (4.98%) Python
11 34 (4.58%) C++
12 29 (3.90%) PL/SQL
13 23 (3.10%) C
14 19 (2.56%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.08%) VBScript
16 8 (1.08%) VC++
17 4 (0.54%) VB6
18 3 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 83 (11.17%) Degree
2 11 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (0.67%) MCTS
4 5 (0.67%) MCSE
4 5 (0.67%) MCDBA
4 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.13%) ISEB
5 1 (0.13%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.11%) SLA
2 10 (1.35%) QA
3 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.27%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.81%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 22 (2.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 21 (2.83%) Control-M
4 6 (0.81%) Nagios
5 5 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.54%) Puppet
6 4 (0.54%) SCCM
7 2 (0.27%) Foglight
7 2 (0.27%) OVSD
7 2 (0.27%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) WSUS
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 215 (28.94%) Oracle
2 110 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.92%) Red Hat
4 34 (4.58%) Sybase
5 33 (4.44%) Citrix
6 31 (4.17%) thinkFolio
7 23 (3.10%) Charles River
7 23 (3.10%) Fidessa
8 21 (2.83%) Sun
9 19 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (2.42%) ION Trading
11 15 (2.02%) JBoss
12 13 (1.75%) IBM
12 13 (1.75%) HP
12 13 (1.75%) F5
12 13 (1.75%) Tableau
13 12 (1.62%) Bloomberg
14 11 (1.48%) Calypso
15 10 (1.35%) Murex
15 10 (1.35%) VMware
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