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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 99 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 2.63% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 2.74% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 13
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £32,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £48,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
3 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Informatica
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (27.78%) JBoss
1 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) ODBC
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Informatica
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago