The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 86 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 1.14% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.21% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 14
Average salary £36,000 £31,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
Applications Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Edinburgh region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) JBoss
5 5 (22.73%) Apache
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 5 (22.73%) Cognos
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Informatica
6 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
8 2 (9.09%) German Language
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
1 1 (4.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) German Language
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ODBC
3 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Life Science
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Practice Management
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) sed
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cognos
3 4 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Fidessa
5 1 (4.55%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
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