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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 96 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 1.82% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.91% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 9
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £50,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
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 £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) SQL
3 25 (43.10%) C#
4 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.03%) ITIL
6 17 (29.31%) Java
7 15 (25.86%) .NET
7 15 (25.86%) Windows
8 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle
10 11 (18.97%) XML
10 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
10 11 (18.97%) thinkFolio
11 10 (17.24%) Linux
11 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
11 10 (17.24%) Fidessa
11 10 (17.24%) Change Management
11 10 (17.24%) Markit EDM
11 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.52%) T-SQL
12 9 (15.52%) UNIX
12 9 (15.52%) Bloomberg
12 9 (15.52%) Banking
13 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
13 8 (13.79%) CMS
14 7 (12.07%) HTML
14 7 (12.07%) Python
15 6 (10.34%) XSLT
15 6 (10.34%) SMTP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) CICS
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Taleo
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) FTP
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
1 6 (10.34%) HTTPS
1 6 (10.34%) SMTP
2 3 (5.17%) DHCP
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (3.45%) IPsec
3 2 (3.45%) SSH
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
General
1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) XML
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
4 6 (10.34%) XSLT
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) SVG
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
3 9 (15.52%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Change Management
3 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.90%) Release Management
6 4 (6.90%) Workflow
6 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) C#
3 17 (29.31%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.52%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.07%) Python
7 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.62%) COBOL
7 5 (8.62%) Perl
8 4 (6.90%) C++
8 4 (6.90%) ABAP
9 3 (5.17%) VBA
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.45%) VB
10 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.72%) sed
11 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) thinkFolio
3 10 (17.24%) Fidessa
4 9 (15.52%) Bloomberg
5 5 (8.62%) Google
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) Cognos
8 1 (1.72%) Sage
8 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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