The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 145 152 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2067 1836 2276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.90% 1.84% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.96% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1631 1994
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
Applications Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Support
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the England region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in England

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in England

Applications Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 1065 £47,500 +5.55% 114
South East -2 359 £31,000 -3.12% 21
South West +36 145 £27,500 -21.42% 9
East of England -27 117 £34,500 -1.42% 17
West Midlands -2 107 £29,250 +8.33% 11
North West -32 99 £30,000 +15.38% 7
Yorkshire -33 98 £28,500 +5.55% 12
East Midlands -12 63 £27,500 - 5
North East +18 25 £26,000 - 3
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2564 (62.28%) SQL
2 1292 (31.38%) Windows
3 1290 (31.33%) SQL Server
4 1245 (30.24%) Finance
5 1006 (24.44%) Oracle
6 915 (22.22%) ITIL
7 882 (21.42%) UNIX
8 866 (21.03%) .NET
9 823 (19.99%) Microsoft
10 810 (19.67%) Linux
11 803 (19.50%) Java
12 616 (14.96%) MS Excel
13 593 (14.40%) C#
14 488 (11.85%) Degree
15 473 (11.49%) XML
16 460 (11.17%) HTML
17 413 (10.03%) IIS
18 395 (9.59%) Banking
19 388 (9.42%) Front Office
20 378 (9.18%) JavaScript
21 339 (8.23%) SLA
22 338 (8.21%) T-SQL
23 305 (7.41%) ASP.NET
24 280 (6.80%) CSS
25 275 (6.68%) SharePoint
26 271 (6.58%) Relational Database
27 267 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 266 (6.46%) Perl
29 258 (6.27%) Tomcat
30 254 (6.17%) MS Office

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 413 (10.03%) IIS
2 275 (6.68%) SharePoint
3 258 (6.27%) Tomcat
4 219 (5.32%) Apache
5 144 (3.50%) WebSphere
6 84 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 82 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 52 (1.26%) CMS
9 47 (1.14%) Node.js
10 39 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 31 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (0.70%) MS Exchange
13 27 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
16 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.51%) Confluence
18 17 (0.41%) WorkSite
19 15 (0.36%) Drupal
19 15 (0.36%) Jetty
Applications
1 616 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 254 (6.17%) MS Office
3 16 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.29%) FastStats
5 10 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.19%) InDesign
8 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.12%) MS Project
9 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.073%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.073%) Stata
10 3 (0.073%) SPSS
11 2 (0.049%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 89 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 36 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 36 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
5 32 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 25 (0.61%) Markit EDM
7 22 (0.53%) Agresso
8 21 (0.51%) Maximo
9 20 (0.49%) Academy Housing
9 20 (0.49%) arcHouse
9 20 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
10 17 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 16 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
11 16 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
12 15 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
13 14 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
14 13 (0.32%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 112 (2.72%) SaaS
2 33 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.70%) IaaS
4 26 (0.63%) Joyent
5 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.097%) Force.com
7 3 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.073%) PaaS
8 2 (0.049%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 149 (3.62%) Internet
2 105 (2.55%) Firewall
3 90 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.46%) HTTP
5 49 (1.19%) Intranet
6 46 (1.12%) FTP
7 39 (0.95%) LDAP
8 31 (0.75%) DNS
9 27 (0.66%) SMTP
10 24 (0.58%) LAN
11 23 (0.56%) DHCP
12 17 (0.41%) VoIP
13 16 (0.39%) WAN
14 14 (0.34%) SAN
15 13 (0.32%) VPN
16 12 (0.29%) Extranet
17 10 (0.24%) DMZ
17 10 (0.24%) Network Security
18 9 (0.22%) Broadband
19 8 (0.19%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1290 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 271 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 267 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 247 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 212 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 210 (5.10%) MySQL
7 172 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 127 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 104 (2.53%) RDBMS
10 103 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
11 81 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 67 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 59 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 58 (1.41%) MS Access
15 50 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
15 50 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 41 (1.00%) DB2
17 38 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
18 33 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 26 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (2.36%) Visual Studio
2 54 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 39 (0.95%) JUnit
4 38 (0.92%) JIRA
5 37 (0.90%) Ant
6 35 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 29 (0.70%) Maven
9 27 (0.66%) Subversion
10 26 (0.63%) Firebug
11 25 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
11 25 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (0.46%) Toad
12 19 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
13 13 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.27%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.27%) Selenium
14 11 (0.27%) MSI
15 9 (0.22%) JMeter
16 8 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 1245 (30.24%) Finance
2 395 (9.59%) Banking
3 388 (9.42%) Front Office
4 146 (3.55%) Retail
5 142 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 116 (2.82%) Back Office
7 85 (2.06%) Legal
8 77 (1.87%) Law
9 75 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 58 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 56 (1.36%) Marketing
12 51 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 50 (1.21%) Publishing
14 46 (1.12%) French Language
15 38 (0.92%) Billing
16 35 (0.85%) Advertising
17 28 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.68%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.63%) General Ledger
19 17 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 866 (21.03%) .NET
2 473 (11.49%) XML
3 460 (11.17%) HTML
4 305 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 280 (6.80%) CSS
6 241 (5.85%) Web Services
7 165 (4.01%) J2EE
8 136 (3.30%) Middleware
9 97 (2.36%) SOAP
9 97 (2.36%) Spring
10 63 (1.53%) .NET Framework
11 58 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
12 48 (1.17%) ActiveMQ
12 48 (1.17%) XSLT
13 45 (1.09%) Hibernate
14 44 (1.07%) LAMP
15 42 (1.02%) JSP
16 38 (0.92%) WSDL
17 37 (0.90%) Struts
18 36 (0.87%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 207 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 167 (4.06%) Equities
3 157 (3.81%) Derivative
4 128 (3.11%) Fixed Income
5 116 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 93 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 82 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (1.51%) Client/Server
9 60 (1.46%) Hedge funds
10 52 (1.26%) SWIFT
11 43 (1.04%) Statistics
12 41 (1.00%) Clustering
13 38 (0.92%) Open Source
14 35 (0.85%) Mathematics
15 33 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
16 30 (0.73%) Wiki
17 26 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
18 24 (0.58%) Replication
19 23 (0.56%) PKI
20 16 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1292 (31.38%) Windows
2 882 (21.42%) UNIX
3 810 (19.67%) Linux
4 242 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 173 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 142 (3.45%) Solaris
7 121 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 121 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 95 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (1.14%) AIX
10 45 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.61%) HPUX
13 17 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 16 (0.39%) CentOS
15 14 (0.34%) Fedora
16 11 (0.27%) SUSE
16 11 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.17%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (22.22%) ITIL
2 242 (5.88%) CRM
3 230 (5.59%) Service Delivery
4 198 (4.81%) Service Management
5 182 (4.42%) Problem Management
6 166 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 160 (3.89%) Incident Management
8 156 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
9 144 (3.50%) Project Management
10 136 (3.30%) Change Management
11 132 (3.21%) E-Commerce
12 116 (2.82%) ERP
13 105 (2.55%) Asset Management
14 104 (2.53%) Electronic Trading
15 95 (2.31%) Workflow
16 94 (2.28%) Investment Management
16 94 (2.28%) Release Management
17 91 (2.21%) ITSM
18 89 (2.16%) MVC
19 83 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2564 (62.28%) SQL
2 803 (19.50%) Java
3 593 (14.40%) C#
4 378 (9.18%) JavaScript
5 338 (8.21%) T-SQL
6 266 (6.46%) Perl
7 208 (5.05%) VB
8 182 (4.42%) Shell Script
9 165 (4.01%) Python
10 162 (3.93%) PL/SQL
11 148 (3.59%) VBA
12 128 (3.11%) VB.NET
13 125 (3.04%) C++
14 116 (2.82%) PHP
15 97 (2.36%) C
16 86 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 86 (2.09%) Bash Shell
17 64 (1.55%) VBScript
18 60 (1.46%) VB6
19 33 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 488 (11.85%) Degree
2 117 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
3 98 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.36%) MCSE
6 44 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 40 (0.97%) MCP
8 30 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 22 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (0.44%) MCITP
11 11 (0.27%) MCTS
12 10 (0.24%) MCDBA
13 9 (0.22%) AAT
14 8 (0.19%) CIMA
14 8 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.17%) ISEB
16 6 (0.15%) HND
16 6 (0.15%) ACCA
17 5 (0.12%) HNC
17 5 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (8.23%) SLA
2 110 (2.67%) QA
3 23 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.15%) EMIR
8 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.12%) DICOM
9 3 (0.073%) HL7
10 2 (0.049%) COBIT
10 2 (0.049%) MiFID
10 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.024%) GxP
System Software
1 194 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.53%) XenApp
4 16 (0.39%) IMail Server
5 14 (0.34%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.22%) vSphere
6 9 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.15%) ClearTrust
9 6 (0.15%) Squid
9 6 (0.15%) XenServer
10 5 (0.12%) UAG
10 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.097%) Snort
12 3 (0.073%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.073%) NFS
12 3 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.073%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 42 (1.02%) Tivoli
2 38 (0.92%) Control-M
3 32 (0.78%) Puppet
4 27 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 25 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 25 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 24 (0.58%) SCCM
7 20 (0.49%) Nagios
8 13 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (0.27%) WSUS
10 10 (0.24%) SCOM
11 8 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.19%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.15%) Opsview
12 6 (0.15%) OpenView
13 5 (0.12%) Foglight
13 5 (0.12%) Zenoss
14 4 (0.097%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.097%) Munin
14 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1006 (24.44%) Oracle
2 823 (19.99%) Microsoft
3 130 (3.16%) Citrix
4 119 (2.89%) Red Hat
5 117 (2.84%) Sybase
6 112 (2.72%) VMware
7 106 (2.57%) JBoss
8 85 (2.06%) IBM
9 83 (2.02%) SAP
10 81 (1.97%) Business Objects
11 76 (1.85%) Sun
12 59 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 49 (1.19%) Sage
13 49 (1.19%) Cognos
14 41 (1.00%) Remedy
15 39 (0.95%) Bloomberg
15 39 (0.95%) HP
16 37 (0.90%) Fidessa
17 36 (0.87%) thinkFolio
18 31 (0.75%) Northgate
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Corporate Benefits Package
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training + progression
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