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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 90 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 1.80% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.88% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 18
Average salary £31,000 £40,250 £32,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.98% +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,174 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -1.03%
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
1346 1486 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.93% 95.56% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 875 971 688
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 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 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) JBoss
5 5 (23.81%) Apache
5 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (19.05%) Informatica
6 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) IIS
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Markit EDM
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.76%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) ODBC
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Practice Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Informatica
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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