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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 142 152 141
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2117 1867 2166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.93% 1.83% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.95% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1644 1912
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.15%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
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 £26,250 £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 25 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 25 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 +6 1068 £47,500 - 106
South East +15 389 £32,500 - 30
South West +47 153 £27,500 -15.38% 16
North West -7 121 £30,000 - 10
East of England -37 108 £35,000 +2.94% 8
Yorkshire -16 101 £28,500 +3.63% 5
West Midlands -14 92 £28,500 +5.55% 9
East Midlands -11 66 £32,000 +18.51% 10
North East +31 31 £27,000 - 8
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 2546 (61.92%) SQL
2 1290 (31.37%) SQL Server
3 1286 (31.27%) Windows
4 1267 (30.81%) Finance
5 1052 (25.58%) Oracle
6 858 (20.87%) UNIX
7 857 (20.84%) .NET
8 854 (20.77%) ITIL
9 845 (20.55%) Java
10 818 (19.89%) Microsoft
11 798 (19.41%) Linux
12 578 (14.06%) MS Excel
13 560 (13.62%) C#
14 506 (12.31%) HTML
15 505 (12.28%) XML
15 505 (12.28%) Degree
16 414 (10.07%) Banking
17 412 (10.02%) IIS
18 408 (9.92%) JavaScript
19 379 (9.22%) Front Office
20 335 (8.15%) T-SQL
21 330 (8.03%) SLA
22 311 (7.56%) ASP.NET
23 299 (7.27%) CSS
24 274 (6.66%) Relational Database
25 272 (6.61%) MS Office
26 262 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 261 (6.35%) Perl
28 257 (6.25%) SharePoint
29 253 (6.15%) Oracle Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 412 (10.02%) IIS
2 257 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 252 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 214 (5.20%) Apache
5 165 (4.01%) WebSphere
6 87 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 77 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 54 (1.31%) CMS
9 45 (1.09%) Node.js
10 41 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 32 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
12 27 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 26 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
15 23 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.51%) Confluence
16 21 (0.51%) Drupal
17 16 (0.39%) Jetty
17 16 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (0.36%) Liferay
Applications
1 578 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 272 (6.61%) MS Office
3 26 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.39%) FastStats
5 10 (0.24%) MS Project
6 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.19%) InDesign
8 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.073%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.073%) Stata
11 3 (0.073%) SPSS
12 2 (0.049%) Windchill
12 2 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.024%) Solid Edge
13 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 74 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 37 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 35 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (0.66%) Maximo
7 23 (0.56%) Markit EDM
8 21 (0.51%) Agresso
9 20 (0.49%) LatentZero
10 19 (0.46%) Academy Housing
10 19 (0.46%) arcHouse
10 19 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
11 18 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
11 18 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
11 18 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
12 17 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
13 16 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
13 16 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
13 16 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.63%) 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
1 168 (4.09%) Internet
2 106 (2.58%) Firewall
3 100 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 58 (1.41%) HTTP
5 46 (1.12%) FTP
6 43 (1.05%) Intranet
7 38 (0.92%) LDAP
8 35 (0.85%) DNS
9 28 (0.68%) SMTP
10 25 (0.61%) DHCP
10 25 (0.61%) LAN
11 14 (0.34%) WAN
11 14 (0.34%) SAN
12 13 (0.32%) VPN
13 11 (0.27%) Extranet
13 11 (0.27%) VoIP
13 11 (0.27%) Network Security
14 10 (0.24%) SMS
14 10 (0.24%) Broadband
14 10 (0.24%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1290 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 274 (6.66%) Relational Database
3 262 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 253 (6.15%) Oracle Database
5 235 (5.71%) MySQL
6 204 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 186 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 155 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 109 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 107 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
11 78 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 64 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 59 (1.43%) MS Access
15 57 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
16 54 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
17 52 (1.26%) 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 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 51 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 44 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (1.05%) JUnit
5 42 (1.02%) Ant
6 39 (0.95%) JIRA
7 32 (0.78%) Subversion
7 32 (0.78%) Maven
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%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
14 14 (0.34%) Selenium
15 12 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.29%) JMeter
16 11 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 1267 (30.81%) Finance
2 414 (10.07%) Banking
3 379 (9.22%) Front Office
4 152 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 143 (3.48%) Back Office
6 133 (3.23%) Retail
7 85 (2.07%) Law
8 75 (1.82%) Legal
9 73 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 69 (1.68%) Marketing
11 55 (1.34%) Manufacturing
12 47 (1.14%) French Language
13 46 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 44 (1.07%) Publishing
15 39 (0.95%) Advertising
16 37 (0.90%) Billing
17 24 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 24 (0.58%) German Language
18 22 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (20.84%) .NET
2 506 (12.31%) HTML
3 505 (12.28%) XML
4 311 (7.56%) ASP.NET
5 299 (7.27%) CSS
6 240 (5.84%) Web Services
7 177 (4.30%) J2EE
8 138 (3.36%) Middleware
9 107 (2.60%) Spring
10 104 (2.53%) SOAP
11 64 (1.56%) .NET Framework
12 56 (1.36%) Hibernate
12 56 (1.36%) XSLT
13 52 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
14 51 (1.24%) jQuery
15 50 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
15 50 (1.22%) JSP
16 49 (1.19%) LAMP
17 45 (1.09%) HTML5
18 43 (1.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 223 (5.42%) Computer Science
2 163 (3.96%) Equities
2 163 (3.96%) Derivative
3 128 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 122 (2.97%) Fixed Income
5 76 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 74 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 70 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 64 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 54 (1.31%) Statistics
10 52 (1.26%) SWIFT
11 44 (1.07%) Clustering
12 42 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
13 34 (0.83%) Open Source
14 30 (0.73%) Mathematics
15 27 (0.66%) Credit Risk
16 26 (0.63%) Replication
17 24 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
18 21 (0.51%) CMDB
18 21 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1286 (31.27%) Windows
2 858 (20.87%) UNIX
3 798 (19.41%) Linux
4 235 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 187 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 153 (3.72%) Solaris
7 139 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 121 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 106 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (1.05%) AIX
12 39 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.58%) HPUX
14 22 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 18 (0.44%) 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
1 854 (20.77%) ITIL
2 243 (5.91%) Service Delivery
3 224 (5.45%) CRM
4 182 (4.43%) Service Management
5 175 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 175 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 143 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (3.43%) Project Management
8 139 (3.38%) E-Commerce
9 136 (3.31%) Incident Management
10 132 (3.21%) Change Management
11 123 (2.99%) ERP
12 106 (2.58%) Workflow
13 103 (2.50%) Release Management
13 103 (2.50%) Electronic Trading
14 100 (2.43%) ITSM
15 99 (2.41%) MVC
16 98 (2.38%) Investment Management
17 97 (2.36%) Asset Management
18 91 (2.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2546 (61.92%) SQL
2 845 (20.55%) Java
3 560 (13.62%) C#
4 408 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 335 (8.15%) T-SQL
6 261 (6.35%) Perl
7 199 (4.84%) VB
8 181 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 177 (4.30%) Shell Script
10 151 (3.67%) Python
11 141 (3.43%) VBA
12 139 (3.38%) VB.NET
13 124 (3.02%) PHP
14 109 (2.65%) C++
15 94 (2.29%) C
16 87 (2.12%) PowerShell
17 74 (1.80%) Bash Shell
18 58 (1.41%) VBScript
19 56 (1.36%) VB6
20 34 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 505 (12.28%) Degree
2 122 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
3 110 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 58 (1.41%) MCSE
6 48 (1.17%) MCP
7 40 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 27 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.61%) MCITP
9 25 (0.61%) 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
1 330 (8.03%) SLA
2 125 (3.04%) QA
3 23 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.41%) 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
8 6 (0.15%) HL7
9 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.097%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.049%) MiFID
11 2 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.049%) DICOM
11 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.024%) GxP
12 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
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 14 (0.34%) IMail Server
6 12 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.19%) Squid
8 8 (0.19%) vSphere
9 7 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.15%) XenServer
10 6 (0.15%) UAG
11 4 (0.097%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.097%) Snort
11 4 (0.097%) NFS
12 3 (0.073%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.049%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (0.83%) Tivoli
2 33 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (0.78%) Control-M
4 30 (0.73%) Puppet
5 25 (0.61%) 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 1052 (25.58%) Oracle
2 818 (19.89%) Microsoft
3 145 (3.53%) Citrix
4 130 (3.16%) JBoss
5 129 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 126 (3.06%) Sybase
7 115 (2.80%) VMware
8 94 (2.29%) SAP
9 87 (2.12%) Business Objects
10 77 (1.87%) IBM
11 73 (1.78%) Sun
12 60 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 50 (1.22%) Remedy
14 47 (1.14%) Sage
15 41 (1.00%) thinkFolio
16 38 (0.92%) Charles River
16 38 (0.92%) Fidessa
17 34 (0.83%) HP
18 33 (0.80%) Bloomberg
18 33 (0.80%) ION Trading
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