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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 85 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 1.71% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.79% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 10
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +32.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £32,400 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (47.83%) SQL
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) C#
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) .NET
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 13 (28.26%) ITIL
7 11 (23.91%) Java
7 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
8 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) UNIX
9 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) CMS
10 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) Banking
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) XML
11 6 (13.04%) HTML
11 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
11 6 (13.04%) SMTP
11 6 (13.04%) FTP
11 6 (13.04%) HTTP
11 6 (13.04%) HTTPS
12 5 (10.87%) CRM
12 5 (10.87%) DB2
13 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.70%) Spreadsheet

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) CICS
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SMTP
1 6 (13.04%) FTP
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
1 6 (13.04%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.35%) SSH
2 2 (4.35%) IPsec
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) DB2
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.70%) XSLT
4 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) CentOS
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 2 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Practice Management
6 2 (4.35%) Release Management
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) COBOL
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) ABAP
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) sed
7 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) thinkFolio
3 4 (8.70%) Bloomberg
3 4 (8.70%) Fidessa
3 4 (8.70%) Cognos
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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