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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 163 166 161
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1969 1933 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.08% 1.95% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.02% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1703 1660
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -5 924 £47,500 +3.26% 65
South East +44 381 £38,000 +16.92% 48
East of England -10 166 £38,500 +28.33% 14
South West +6 165 £30,500 +7.01% 18
Yorkshire -6 125 £30,000 - 12
North West +52 93 £28,500 -7.31% 16
West Midlands -38 85 £31,500 +16.66% 5
East Midlands -23 39 £27,500 -15.38% 10
North East +1 6 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Midlands - 5 £30,000 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2488 (61.01%) SQL
2 1269 (31.12%) Windows
3 1212 (29.72%) SQL Server
4 1179 (28.91%) Finance
5 1027 (25.18%) Oracle
6 930 (22.81%) ITIL
7 833 (20.43%) Linux
8 829 (20.33%) Microsoft
9 817 (20.03%) Unix
10 799 (19.59%) .NET
11 590 (14.47%) Java
12 561 (13.76%) C#
13 542 (13.29%) Degree
14 497 (12.19%) Windows Server
15 468 (11.48%) MS Excel
16 420 (10.30%) IIS
17 412 (10.10%) SLA
18 386 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
19 367 (9.00%) Perl
20 336 (8.24%) JavaScript
21 330 (8.09%) CRM
22 326 (7.99%) SharePoint
23 325 (7.97%) HTML
24 318 (7.80%) XML
25 307 (7.53%) Banking
26 304 (7.45%) ASP.NET
27 295 (7.23%) Front Office
28 285 (6.99%) ERP
29 279 (6.84%) Tomcat
30 273 (6.69%) Active Directory

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 420 (10.30%) IIS
2 326 (7.99%) SharePoint
3 279 (6.84%) Tomcat
4 211 (5.17%) Apache
5 147 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 123 (3.02%) JBoss
7 116 (2.84%) WebLogic
8 71 (1.74%) CMS
9 63 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 36 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 34 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 33 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 32 (0.78%) Node.js
14 23 (0.56%) Skype for Business
15 21 (0.51%) WordPress
16 17 (0.42%) Confluence
16 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.39%) MQSeries
18 15 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
19 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 468 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 245 (6.01%) MS Office
3 20 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
4 19 (0.47%) MS Project
5 14 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 14 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.074%) MicroStation
10 3 (0.074%) ProjectWise
10 3 (0.074%) Revit
Business Applications
1 59 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 59 (1.45%) thinkFolio
2 52 (1.28%) Markit EDM
3 41 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
4 36 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
6 32 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 31 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
8 28 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
9 22 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
9 22 (0.54%) ION MarketView
10 18 (0.44%) LatentZero
10 18 (0.44%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
12 15 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
12 15 (0.37%) Salerio
13 13 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.29%) Primavera
15 10 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
16 9 (0.22%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (1.77%) SaaS
3 28 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.64%) IaaS
5 21 (0.51%) Office 365
6 18 (0.44%) Joyent
7 17 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.098%) GitHub
12 3 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.074%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.074%) Taleo
12 3 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (2.75%) DNS
2 96 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 81 (1.99%) Firewall
4 75 (1.84%) Internet
5 58 (1.42%) LDAP
6 45 (1.10%) HTTP
7 40 (0.98%) FTP
8 33 (0.81%) SSL
9 32 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
10 30 (0.74%) VPN
11 29 (0.71%) Intranet
12 25 (0.61%) Wireshark
13 24 (0.59%) LAN
14 21 (0.51%) DHCP
15 19 (0.47%) SAN
16 17 (0.42%) SMTP
17 16 (0.39%) NAS
17 16 (0.39%) SNMP
17 16 (0.39%) WAN
18 14 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1212 (29.72%) SQL Server
2 179 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 177 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 164 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 157 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 148 (3.63%) Oracle Database
7 147 (3.60%) MySQL
8 111 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 95 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 83 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
11 82 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 80 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
13 68 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 44 (1.08%) DB2
16 36 (0.88%) NoSQL
17 34 (0.83%) MS Access
18 31 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
19 30 (0.74%) Big Data
19 30 (0.74%) GIS
Development Applications
1 112 (2.75%) JIRA
2 50 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 47 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 37 (0.91%) Subversion
6 34 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 34 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
7 26 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (0.64%) Toad
8 22 (0.54%) Firebug
9 19 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 14 (0.34%) ProC
11 10 (0.25%) Maven
12 8 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.20%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.12%) DBeaver
14 5 (0.12%) MSI
14 5 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1179 (28.91%) Finance
2 307 (7.53%) Banking
3 295 (7.23%) Front Office
4 193 (4.73%) Retail
5 143 (3.51%) Back Office
6 125 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 122 (2.99%) Law
8 94 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 80 (1.96%) Legal
10 74 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 65 (1.59%) Manufacturing
12 48 (1.18%) Marketing
13 38 (0.93%) Billing
14 35 (0.86%) Advertising
15 33 (0.81%) Publishing
16 31 (0.76%) French Language
17 21 (0.51%) German Language
18 20 (0.49%) General Ledger
19 16 (0.39%) Local Government
20 14 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (19.59%) .NET
2 325 (7.97%) HTML
3 318 (7.80%) XML
4 304 (7.45%) ASP.NET
5 271 (6.65%) CSS
6 197 (4.83%) Web Services
7 161 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
8 107 (2.62%) Middleware
9 94 (2.31%) jQuery
10 72 (1.77%) SOAP
11 70 (1.72%) J2EE
12 65 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
14 58 (1.42%) EDI
15 54 (1.32%) .NET Framework
15 54 (1.32%) REST
16 53 (1.30%) HTML5
17 49 (1.20%) LAMP
18 36 (0.88%) AngularJS
18 36 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 386 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 166 (4.07%) Hedge funds
4 158 (3.87%) Equities
4 158 (3.87%) Fixed Income
5 129 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 121 (2.97%) Derivative
7 103 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 100 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 62 (1.52%) Mathematics
10 44 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
10 44 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 39 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 37 (0.91%) Driving Licence
13 33 (0.81%) Blackberry
13 33 (0.81%) Clustering
14 31 (0.76%) EPoS
15 30 (0.74%) NHS
16 26 (0.64%) AS400
17 24 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1269 (31.12%) Windows
2 833 (20.43%) Linux
3 817 (20.03%) Unix
4 497 (12.19%) Windows Server
5 168 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 136 (3.33%) Solaris
7 119 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (2.35%) Windows 7
9 64 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (1.28%) Android
12 39 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 36 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 35 (0.86%) AIX
15 27 (0.66%) CentOS
16 21 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (0.47%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
20 7 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 930 (22.81%) ITIL
2 330 (8.09%) CRM
3 285 (6.99%) ERP
4 252 (6.18%) Problem Management
5 205 (5.03%) Service Delivery
6 202 (4.95%) Service Management
7 199 (4.88%) Change Management
8 195 (4.78%) Incident Management
9 191 (4.68%) Project Management
10 178 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 176 (4.32%) Investment Management
12 170 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 135 (3.31%) Asset Management
14 126 (3.09%) Release Management
15 122 (2.99%) Electronic Trading
15 122 (2.99%) Mentoring
16 116 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
17 115 (2.82%) Change Control
17 115 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 115 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2488 (61.01%) SQL
2 590 (14.47%) Java
3 561 (13.76%) C#
4 367 (9.00%) Perl
5 336 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 228 (5.59%) T-SQL
7 220 (5.39%) Python
8 204 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 194 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 169 (4.14%) VB
11 167 (4.10%) VB.NET
12 157 (3.85%) Shell Script
13 124 (3.04%) Bash Shell
14 121 (2.97%) PHP
15 78 (1.91%) C++
15 78 (1.91%) VBA
16 70 (1.72%) C
17 52 (1.28%) Korn
18 41 (1.01%) Ruby
19 33 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 542 (13.29%) Degree
2 116 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 101 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
4 96 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 51 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 32 (0.78%) MCSA
8 30 (0.74%) MCSE
9 29 (0.71%) MCP
10 14 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (0.32%) HNC
11 13 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.27%) Sun Certification
13 10 (0.25%) HND
14 9 (0.22%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.22%) PMP
15 7 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (10.10%) SLA
2 119 (2.92%) QA
3 35 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.098%) COBIT
7 4 (0.098%) SEPA
8 2 (0.049%) DICOM
8 2 (0.049%) HL7
9 1 (0.025%) GxP
System Software
1 273 (6.69%) Active Directory
2 85 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.71%) Terminal Server
4 29 (0.71%) XenApp
5 12 (0.29%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.25%) qmail
7 10 (0.25%) Squid
7 10 (0.25%) Xen
8 7 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.15%) vSphere
10 3 (0.074%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.049%) vCloud
11 2 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (1.96%) Puppet
2 59 (1.45%) Control-M
3 53 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 53 (1.30%) SCCM
4 47 (1.15%) Nagios
5 25 (0.61%) logstash
6 17 (0.42%) SCOM
7 15 (0.37%) WSUS
8 13 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.25%) Cacti
10 10 (0.25%) collectd
10 10 (0.25%) Ganglia
10 10 (0.25%) Graphite
10 10 (0.25%) OpenAM
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.22%) CA Wily
11 9 (0.22%) OpenView
11 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1027 (25.18%) Oracle
2 829 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 170 (4.17%) Sybase
4 169 (4.14%) Citrix
5 147 (3.60%) IBM
6 138 (3.38%) VMware
7 126 (3.09%) SAP
8 100 (2.45%) Sun
9 72 (1.77%) Charles River
10 68 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 64 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 63 (1.54%) Hyperion
13 62 (1.52%) Bloomberg
14 57 (1.40%) iManage
15 45 (1.10%) Baan
16 40 (0.98%) Informatica
17 39 (0.96%) HP
17 39 (0.96%) Remedy
18 35 (0.86%) Reuters
19 26 (0.64%) Sage
Windsor, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
1st Choice IT & Sales Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago