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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 76 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 362 331 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.15% 2.84% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.05% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 333 295 355
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £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 18 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 18 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 (66.89%) SQL
2 359 (48.51%) Finance
3 257 (34.73%) Windows
4 249 (33.65%) UNIX
5 239 (32.30%) SQL Server
6 220 (29.73%) Oracle
7 203 (27.43%) Banking
8 195 (26.35%) Linux
9 168 (22.70%) Front Office
10 152 (20.54%) Java
11 135 (18.24%) ITIL
12 110 (14.86%) Microsoft
13 106 (14.32%) .NET
14 87 (11.76%) MS Excel
15 81 (10.95%) C#
16 80 (10.81%) Degree
17 74 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 73 (9.86%) Investment Banking
19 70 (9.46%) Tomcat
20 69 (9.32%) Oracle Database
21 67 (9.05%) Perl
22 63 (8.51%) Derivative
23 61 (8.24%) XML
24 58 (7.84%) Apache
24 58 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (7.70%) HTML
26 56 (7.57%) Equities
27 54 (7.30%) T-SQL
27 54 (7.30%) Asset Management
28 53 (7.16%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 70 (9.46%) Tomcat
2 58 (7.84%) Apache
3 44 (5.95%) IIS
4 40 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 31 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.97%) WebSphere Process Server
8 16 (2.16%) Jetty
9 13 (1.76%) Node.js
10 7 (0.95%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.68%) CMS
12 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.54%) Confluence
12 4 (0.54%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.27%) Lync
13 2 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 87 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.03%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (1.35%) ION MarketView
5 9 (1.22%) LatentZero
6 8 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.81%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 6 (0.81%) Advent Moxy
8 5 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.54%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.54%) Kondor+
10 3 (0.41%) Endur
10 3 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
10 3 (0.41%) LongView
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.41%) Bond Adapt
11 2 (0.27%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.95%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.11%) FTP
2 22 (2.97%) LDAP
2 22 (2.97%) Firewall
3 19 (2.57%) HTTP
4 18 (2.43%) Internet
5 15 (2.03%) Intranet
5 15 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.35%) VPN
7 9 (1.22%) DMZ
8 5 (0.68%) Extranet
9 3 (0.41%) Broadband
9 3 (0.41%) LAN
9 3 (0.41%) SMS
10 2 (0.27%) SAN
10 2 (0.27%) WAN
11 1 (0.14%) VoIP
11 1 (0.14%) SSL
11 1 (0.14%) BGP
11 1 (0.14%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (9.32%) Oracle Database
4 41 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (3.78%) MySQL
8 26 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (2.97%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.35%) KDB
12 10 (1.35%) MS Access
13 9 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.41%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 13 (1.76%) JIRA
3 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.68%) Subversion
5 4 (0.54%) CruiseControl
5 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.54%) Hudson
6 2 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.27%) Maven
6 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.27%) Ant
6 2 (0.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 359 (48.51%) Finance
2 203 (27.43%) Banking
3 168 (22.70%) Front Office
4 73 (9.86%) Investment Banking
5 41 (5.54%) Back Office
6 21 (2.84%) Law
6 21 (2.84%) Billing
7 20 (2.70%) Legal
8 17 (2.30%) Advertising
9 15 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.35%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.35%) French Language
11 9 (1.22%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.95%) Publishing
12 7 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.95%) Retail
13 4 (0.54%) Marketing
13 4 (0.54%) International Banking
14 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (14.32%) .NET
2 61 (8.24%) XML
3 57 (7.70%) HTML
4 38 (5.14%) Middleware
5 35 (4.73%) ASP.NET
6 27 (3.65%) FIX Protocol
7 24 (3.24%) J2EE
8 18 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (1.89%) HTML5
9 14 (1.89%) WPF
9 14 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (1.89%) Web Services
10 13 (1.76%) LAMP
10 13 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (1.35%) CSS
12 7 (0.95%) SOAP
12 7 (0.95%) XML Messaging
13 5 (0.68%) DHTML
13 5 (0.68%) Classic ASP
13 5 (0.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.51%) Derivative
2 58 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.57%) Equities
4 53 (7.16%) Fixed Income
5 39 (5.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (4.46%) SWIFT
7 30 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.43%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.43%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (1.89%) Grid Computing
11 12 (1.62%) CMDB
12 9 (1.22%) STB
13 8 (1.08%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
15 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.68%) Wiki
15 5 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 257 (34.73%) Windows
2 249 (33.65%) UNIX
3 195 (26.35%) Linux
4 47 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (3.92%) Solaris
7 24 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.16%) AIX
9 15 (2.03%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.89%) HPUX
10 14 (1.89%) Fedora
11 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.41%) Android
14 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (18.24%) ITIL
2 54 (7.30%) Asset Management
3 51 (6.89%) Investment Management
4 41 (5.54%) Service Management
5 39 (5.27%) Electronic Trading
6 35 (4.73%) Project Management
7 34 (4.59%) CRM
8 31 (4.19%) Incident Management
9 29 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (3.78%) Change Control
11 27 (3.65%) Business Analysis
12 25 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (2.84%) Service Delivery
15 21 (2.84%) Time Management
16 20 (2.70%) Change Management
16 20 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 495 (66.89%) SQL
2 152 (20.54%) Java
3 81 (10.95%) C#
4 67 (9.05%) Perl
5 54 (7.30%) T-SQL
6 49 (6.62%) VBA
6 49 (6.62%) JavaScript
7 40 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 39 (5.27%) VB
9 38 (5.14%) C++
9 38 (5.14%) Python
10 23 (3.11%) C
11 21 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.22%) VC++
15 8 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.81%) VBScript
17 3 (0.41%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 80 (10.81%) Degree
2 10 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.81%) MCTS
4 6 (0.81%) MCSE
4 6 (0.81%) MCDBA
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB
6 1 (0.14%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.19%) SLA
2 12 (1.62%) QA
3 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.27%) EMIR
5 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.81%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (3.38%) Tivoli
2 22 (2.97%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 18 (2.43%) Control-M
4 6 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.81%) Nagios
5 4 (0.54%) SCCM
5 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.54%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) OVSD
6 2 (0.27%) Foglight
6 2 (0.27%) OpenView
7 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 220 (29.73%) Oracle
2 110 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 50 (6.76%) Red Hat
4 34 (4.59%) Sybase
5 30 (4.05%) thinkFolio
6 27 (3.65%) Citrix
7 24 (3.24%) Fidessa
8 22 (2.97%) Charles River
9 18 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.30%) ION Trading
11 15 (2.03%) Calypso
11 15 (2.03%) Sun
12 14 (1.89%) JBoss
13 13 (1.76%) F5
13 13 (1.76%) Tableau
14 12 (1.62%) Bloomberg
14 12 (1.62%) HP
15 11 (1.49%) VMware
16 10 (1.35%) Murex
17 9 (1.22%) Hyperion
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