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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 96 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 1.30% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.35% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 11
Average salary £31,250 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,900 £21,000
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
1308 1480 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.17% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 789 941 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (47.37%) Finance
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) CRM
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (10.53%) Practice Management
8 2 (10.53%) Time Management
8 2 (10.53%) German Language
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (10.53%) Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMTP
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.26%) ODBC
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Life Science
1 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) CRM
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 2 (10.53%) Practice Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) sed
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
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