The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 144 150 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2108 1858 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.93% 1.83% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.94% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1640 1920
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103100 95904 105987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84942 80243 91513
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
UK

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 July 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 July 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 1062 £47,500 - 102
South East +17 386 £32,500 - 29
South West +45 154 £27,500 -15.38% 19
North West -11 117 £27,000 -10.00% 11
East of England -33 109 £35,000 +2.94% 8
Yorkshire -20 103 £28,500 -1.72% 6
West Midlands -3 93 £28,500 +5.55% 7
East Midlands -4 65 £31,500 +16.66% 11
North East +21 31 £27,000 - 6
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2536 (61.75%) SQL
2 1297 (31.58%) Windows
3 1294 (31.51%) SQL Server
4 1261 (30.70%) Finance
5 1040 (25.32%) Oracle
6 862 (20.99%) ITIL
6 862 (20.99%) .NET
7 847 (20.62%) UNIX
8 833 (20.28%) Java
9 823 (20.04%) Microsoft
10 793 (19.31%) Linux
11 585 (14.24%) MS Excel
12 566 (13.78%) C#
13 507 (12.34%) HTML
14 505 (12.30%) XML
15 501 (12.20%) Degree
16 413 (10.06%) IIS
17 411 (10.01%) JavaScript
17 411 (10.01%) Banking
18 375 (9.13%) Front Office
19 337 (8.21%) SLA
20 333 (8.11%) T-SQL
21 315 (7.67%) ASP.NET
22 297 (7.23%) CSS
23 278 (6.77%) Relational Database
24 268 (6.53%) MS Office
25 261 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 260 (6.33%) SharePoint
27 256 (6.23%) Perl
28 251 (6.11%) Oracle Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.06%) IIS
2 260 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 250 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 214 (5.21%) Apache
5 158 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 85 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 79 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 54 (1.31%) CMS
9 45 (1.10%) Node.js
10 40 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 31 (0.75%) WebSphere Process Server
12 29 (0.71%) MS Exchange
13 26 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
13 26 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
15 21 (0.51%) Confluence
15 21 (0.51%) Drupal
16 16 (0.39%) Jetty
16 16 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.37%) Kentico
Applications
1 585 (14.24%) MS Excel
2 268 (6.53%) MS Office
3 26 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.37%) FastStats
5 10 (0.24%) MS Project
6 9 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.19%) InDesign
8 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.073%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.073%) Stata
10 3 (0.073%) SPSS
11 2 (0.049%) Windchill
11 2 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.024%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 80 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 36 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 35 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (0.66%) Maximo
7 24 (0.58%) Markit EDM
8 21 (0.51%) Agresso
9 20 (0.49%) LatentZero
10 19 (0.46%) Academy Housing
10 19 (0.46%) arcHouse
11 18 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
12 17 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
12 17 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
13 16 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
13 16 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
13 16 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
14 15 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 109 (2.65%) SaaS
2 31 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.71%) IaaS
4 26 (0.63%) Joyent
5 25 (0.61%) 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
9 1 (0.024%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 163 (3.97%) Internet
2 109 (2.65%) Firewall
3 102 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 57 (1.39%) HTTP
5 46 (1.12%) FTP
6 42 (1.02%) Intranet
7 36 (0.88%) LDAP
8 35 (0.85%) DNS
9 26 (0.63%) LAN
9 26 (0.63%) SMTP
10 25 (0.61%) DHCP
11 15 (0.37%) WAN
11 15 (0.37%) VPN
11 15 (0.37%) SAN
12 12 (0.29%) VoIP
13 11 (0.27%) Extranet
13 11 (0.27%) Network Security
14 10 (0.24%) DMZ
14 10 (0.24%) Broadband
15 9 (0.22%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1294 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 278 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 261 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 251 (6.11%) Oracle Database
5 233 (5.67%) MySQL
6 208 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 185 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 155 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 110 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 104 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
11 77 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 65 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 58 (1.41%) MS Access
15 55 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
16 52 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
17 51 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
18 46 (1.12%) DB2
19 33 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 26 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 103 (2.51%) Visual Studio
2 50 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (1.02%) Ant
4 42 (1.02%) JUnit
5 39 (0.95%) JIRA
6 32 (0.78%) Maven
7 30 (0.73%) Subversion
8 29 (0.71%) Eclipse
9 28 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 26 (0.63%) Firebug
10 26 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
11 22 (0.54%) Toad
12 19 (0.46%) MSI
12 19 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
13 18 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.32%) Selenium
15 12 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.27%) Jenkins
16 11 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 1261 (30.70%) Finance
2 411 (10.01%) Banking
3 375 (9.13%) Front Office
4 151 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 139 (3.38%) Back Office
6 135 (3.29%) Retail
7 83 (2.02%) Law
8 76 (1.85%) Legal
9 72 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 69 (1.68%) Marketing
11 55 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 46 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 46 (1.12%) French Language
13 45 (1.10%) Publishing
14 38 (0.93%) Advertising
15 36 (0.88%) Billing
16 24 (0.58%) German Language
16 24 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 23 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.49%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (20.99%) .NET
2 507 (12.34%) HTML
3 505 (12.30%) XML
4 315 (7.67%) ASP.NET
5 297 (7.23%) CSS
6 245 (5.97%) Web Services
7 175 (4.26%) J2EE
8 137 (3.34%) Middleware
9 106 (2.58%) Spring
10 105 (2.56%) SOAP
11 67 (1.63%) .NET Framework
12 56 (1.36%) XSLT
13 55 (1.34%) Hibernate
14 52 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
15 51 (1.24%) jQuery
16 50 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
16 50 (1.22%) JSP
17 49 (1.19%) LAMP
18 45 (1.10%) HTML5
19 43 (1.05%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 221 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 162 (3.94%) Equities
3 161 (3.92%) Derivative
4 126 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 119 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 78 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 72 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (1.70%) Hedge funds
9 64 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 52 (1.27%) Statistics
11 50 (1.22%) SWIFT
12 44 (1.07%) Clustering
13 42 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
14 35 (0.85%) Open Source
15 30 (0.73%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.66%) Credit Risk
17 26 (0.63%) Replication
18 24 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
19 22 (0.54%) PKI
20 21 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1297 (31.58%) Windows
2 847 (20.62%) UNIX
3 793 (19.31%) Linux
4 241 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 191 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 153 (3.73%) Solaris
7 138 (3.36%) Windows XP
8 126 (3.07%) Windows 7
9 103 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (1.02%) AIX
12 40 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.58%) HPUX
14 22 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 19 (0.46%) CentOS
16 14 (0.34%) Fedora
17 13 (0.32%) SUSE
18 11 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
19 10 (0.24%) Apple iOS
20 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (20.99%) ITIL
2 247 (6.01%) Service Delivery
3 232 (5.65%) CRM
4 185 (4.50%) Service Management
5 179 (4.36%) Problem Management
6 178 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 143 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
8 141 (3.43%) Project Management
9 140 (3.41%) Incident Management
10 136 (3.31%) E-Commerce
11 131 (3.19%) Change Management
12 124 (3.02%) ERP
13 106 (2.58%) Workflow
14 104 (2.53%) Electronic Trading
15 100 (2.43%) Release Management
15 100 (2.43%) ITSM
16 99 (2.41%) Investment Management
17 97 (2.36%) MVC
18 96 (2.34%) Asset Management
19 92 (2.24%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2536 (61.75%) SQL
2 833 (20.28%) Java
3 566 (13.78%) C#
4 411 (10.01%) JavaScript
5 333 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 256 (6.23%) Perl
7 201 (4.89%) VB
8 175 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 174 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 153 (3.73%) Python
11 143 (3.48%) VBA
12 142 (3.46%) VB.NET
13 122 (2.97%) PHP
14 110 (2.68%) C++
15 90 (2.19%) C
16 89 (2.17%) PowerShell
17 73 (1.78%) Bash Shell
18 58 (1.41%) VBScript
18 58 (1.41%) VB6
19 34 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 501 (12.20%) Degree
2 121 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
3 108 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 58 (1.41%) MCSE
6 47 (1.14%) MCP
7 40 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 28 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.58%) MCITP
9 24 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (0.27%) MCTS
11 9 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.19%) HND
12 8 (0.19%) AAT
13 7 (0.17%) MCDBA
13 7 (0.17%) ISEB
13 7 (0.17%) CIMA
14 6 (0.15%) RHCE
14 6 (0.15%) MCSA
15 5 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (8.21%) SLA
2 125 (3.04%) QA
3 24 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.19%) COBIT
8 6 (0.15%) EMIR
9 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.12%) HL7
10 4 (0.097%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.073%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.049%) DICOM
12 2 (0.049%) MiFID
12 2 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.024%) GxP
System Software
1 203 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.78%) XenApp
4 17 (0.41%) XenDesktop
5 13 (0.32%) IMail Server
5 13 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.19%) Squid
7 8 (0.19%) vSphere
8 7 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (0.15%) XenServer
9 6 (0.15%) UAG
10 4 (0.097%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.097%) Snort
10 4 (0.097%) NFS
11 3 (0.073%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.049%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (0.83%) Tivoli
2 33 (0.80%) Control-M
3 32 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 30 (0.73%) Puppet
5 26 (0.63%) SCCM
6 23 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
7 21 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 21 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 14 (0.34%) Nagios
9 11 (0.27%) WSUS
9 11 (0.27%) SCOM
10 8 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (0.19%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.12%) OpenView
12 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.097%) Foglight
12 4 (0.097%) WMI
12 4 (0.097%) Munin
13 3 (0.073%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.073%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1040 (25.32%) Oracle
2 823 (20.04%) Microsoft
3 146 (3.55%) Citrix
4 127 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 125 (3.04%) Sybase
6 123 (2.99%) JBoss
7 118 (2.87%) VMware
8 94 (2.29%) SAP
9 85 (2.07%) Business Objects
10 76 (1.85%) IBM
11 72 (1.75%) Sun
12 60 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 49 (1.19%) Remedy
14 46 (1.12%) Sage
15 42 (1.02%) thinkFolio
16 39 (0.95%) Charles River
17 38 (0.93%) Fidessa
18 34 (0.83%) HP
19 33 (0.80%) Bloomberg
20 32 (0.78%) ION Trading
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South West
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