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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 86 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.44% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.49% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 8
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +15.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,900 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
1233 1344 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.62% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 760 859 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
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 6 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) .NET
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 8 (24.24%) UNIX
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle
7 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) CRM
8 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.15%) Cognos
9 5 (15.15%) DB2
9 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) CMS
10 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
10 4 (12.12%) HTML
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
10 4 (12.12%) SMTP
10 4 (12.12%) FTP
10 4 (12.12%) HTTP
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
11 3 (9.09%) Windows 8

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) CICS
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) FTP
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
1 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
1 4 (12.12%) SMTP
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) IPsec
2 2 (6.06%) SSH
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) German Language
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) ODBC
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) DataPower
2 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.06%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.06%) ITSM
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Practice Management
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) COBOL
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) sed
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) ABAP
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Cognos
4 2 (6.06%) Remedy
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica