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 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 160 155 162
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1876 1781 1808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.90% 1.86% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.97% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1574 1599
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -2 909 £45,625 +0.27% 104
South East -16 291 £32,500 +1.56% 23
East of England +36 169 £30,000 -14.28% 18
Yorkshire +51 141 £30,000 -4.76% 7
South West -12 122 £30,000 -15.49% 15
West Midlands -26 98 £27,000 -16.92% 7
East Midlands +44 71 £32,500 +8.33% 11
North West -6 69 £32,000 -1.53% 15
North East - 8 £29,375 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2581 (63.81%) SQL
2 1316 (32.53%) Finance
3 1279 (31.62%) SQL Server
4 1271 (31.42%) Windows
5 964 (23.83%) Oracle
6 952 (23.54%) UNIX
7 938 (23.19%) Microsoft
8 935 (23.11%) ITIL
9 851 (21.04%) .NET
10 801 (19.80%) Linux
11 758 (18.74%) Java
12 637 (15.75%) MS Excel
13 573 (14.17%) C#
14 496 (12.26%) Degree
15 451 (11.15%) IIS
16 418 (10.33%) Banking
17 396 (9.79%) Front Office
18 389 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
19 336 (8.31%) HTML
20 317 (7.84%) JavaScript
21 315 (7.79%) XML
22 313 (7.74%) CRM
23 306 (7.56%) SLA
24 300 (7.42%) ASP.NET
25 288 (7.12%) Tomcat
26 287 (7.10%) SharePoint
26 287 (7.10%) T-SQL
27 286 (7.07%) Perl
27 286 (7.07%) MS Office
28 251 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 451 (11.15%) IIS
2 288 (7.12%) Tomcat
3 287 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 172 (4.25%) Apache
5 123 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 110 (2.72%) WebLogic
6 110 (2.72%) JBoss
7 61 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 47 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 46 (1.14%) CMS
10 45 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 25 (0.62%) WorkSite
12 23 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 22 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 21 (0.52%) MQSeries
14 21 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.49%) OpenEdge
16 17 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
16 17 (0.42%) Confluence
16 17 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 637 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 286 (7.07%) MS Office
3 23 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.074%) Windchill
7 3 (0.074%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.049%) Stata
8 2 (0.049%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.049%) SPSS
9 1 (0.025%) MS Project
9 1 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.025%) FastStats
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 139 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.91%) Agresso
4 36 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
5 29 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 28 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 20 (0.49%) ION MarketView
9 19 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (0.35%) Markit EDM
10 14 (0.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 14 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
10 14 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.35%) Retail-J
10 14 (0.35%) Endur
11 13 (0.32%) Kondor+
12 10 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
12 10 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
12 10 (0.25%) HFM
13 9 (0.22%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.32%) SaaS
2 12 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.17%) Office 365
5 5 (0.12%) IaaS
6 4 (0.099%) Joyent
7 2 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.049%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.049%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.049%) Route 53
7 2 (0.049%) PaaS
7 2 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 142 (3.51%) Internet
2 89 (2.20%) Firewall
3 71 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.61%) HTTP
5 61 (1.51%) LAN
6 52 (1.29%) FTP
7 49 (1.21%) WAN
8 45 (1.11%) DNS
9 39 (0.96%) Intranet
10 37 (0.91%) SAN
11 22 (0.54%) SSL
12 21 (0.52%) DHCP
13 15 (0.37%) SMTP
14 14 (0.35%) SSH
15 13 (0.32%) VPN
16 12 (0.30%) AMQP
16 12 (0.30%) Wireless
17 11 (0.27%) VoIP
18 10 (0.25%) LDAP
19 8 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1279 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 251 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (4.43%) Oracle Database
4 175 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 166 (4.10%) MySQL
6 152 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 126 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 113 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 95 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 75 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 73 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
12 72 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 71 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 50 (1.24%) MS Access
15 46 (1.14%) DB2
16 34 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
18 28 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
19 24 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 19 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 85 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 54 (1.33%) Subversion
3 52 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
4 42 (1.04%) JIRA
5 37 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 34 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 32 (0.79%) Maven
8 30 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 27 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.40%) Toad
11 13 (0.32%) VisualVM
12 9 (0.22%) PVCS
12 9 (0.22%) JDeveloper
12 9 (0.22%) TestDirector
13 8 (0.20%) JUnit
14 6 (0.15%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.12%) MSI
15 5 (0.12%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.12%) Hudson
16 4 (0.099%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1316 (32.53%) Finance
2 418 (10.33%) Banking
3 396 (9.79%) Front Office
4 197 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 190 (4.70%) Retail
6 127 (3.14%) Back Office
7 107 (2.65%) Legal
8 103 (2.55%) Law
9 66 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 65 (1.61%) Telecoms
11 43 (1.06%) German Language
12 42 (1.04%) Advertising
13 41 (1.01%) Publishing
14 39 (0.96%) Marketing
15 37 (0.91%) Manufacturing
15 37 (0.91%) French Language
16 28 (0.69%) Billing
17 26 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.44%) Retail Banking
19 14 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 851 (21.04%) .NET
2 336 (8.31%) HTML
3 315 (7.79%) XML
4 300 (7.42%) ASP.NET
5 213 (5.27%) CSS
6 197 (4.87%) Web Services
7 171 (4.23%) J2EE
8 149 (3.68%) FIX Protocol
9 113 (2.79%) Middleware
10 68 (1.68%) .NET Framework
11 59 (1.46%) JSP
12 47 (1.16%) XSLT
13 43 (1.06%) Spring
14 41 (1.01%) jQuery
15 40 (0.99%) Classic ASP
16 33 (0.82%) JMS
17 29 (0.72%) WCF
17 29 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (0.67%) XSL
19 26 (0.64%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 389 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 173 (4.28%) Derivative
4 159 (3.93%) Equities
5 145 (3.58%) Fixed Income
6 138 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 108 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 90 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 83 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 51 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
12 50 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 37 (0.91%) SWIFT
14 33 (0.82%) Statistics
15 24 (0.59%) Wiki
16 23 (0.57%) Grid Computing
16 23 (0.57%) CMDB
17 21 (0.52%) Replication
18 18 (0.44%) Mobile App
18 18 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1271 (31.42%) Windows
2 952 (23.54%) UNIX
3 801 (19.80%) Linux
4 228 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 171 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 137 (3.39%) Solaris
7 107 (2.65%) Windows XP
8 103 (2.55%) Windows 7
9 72 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (0.99%) AIX
12 34 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 32 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 20 (0.49%) CentOS
15 18 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.25%) SUSE
18 9 (0.22%) Windows NT
18 9 (0.22%) Android
19 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (23.11%) ITIL
2 313 (7.74%) CRM
3 200 (4.94%) Problem Management
4 187 (4.62%) Service Management
5 171 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 165 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 164 (4.05%) ERP
8 156 (3.86%) Project Management
8 156 (3.86%) E-Commerce
9 152 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
10 142 (3.51%) Change Management
11 140 (3.46%) Mentoring
12 135 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
13 134 (3.31%) Incident Management
14 124 (3.07%) Release Management
15 106 (2.62%) Time Management
16 93 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 92 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
18 89 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
19 86 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2581 (63.81%) SQL
2 758 (18.74%) Java
3 573 (14.17%) C#
4 317 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 287 (7.10%) T-SQL
6 286 (7.07%) Perl
7 212 (5.24%) Shell Script
8 206 (5.09%) VB
9 188 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 160 (3.96%) Python
11 147 (3.63%) C++
12 133 (3.29%) VBA
13 116 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 109 (2.69%) Bash Shell
15 95 (2.35%) VB.NET
16 89 (2.20%) PHP
17 74 (1.83%) C
18 59 (1.46%) VBScript
19 51 (1.26%) VB6
20 21 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 496 (12.26%) Degree
2 123 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
3 97 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 88 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 74 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 40 (0.99%) MCSE
7 38 (0.94%) MCP
8 23 (0.57%) MCSA
9 16 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 16 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.30%) MCSD
12 10 (0.25%) HND
13 9 (0.22%) MCDBA
14 7 (0.17%) MCTS
15 6 (0.15%) ISEB
15 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.15%) CCNA
15 6 (0.15%) MCAD
16 5 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (7.56%) SLA
2 86 (2.13%) QA
3 11 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.099%) HL7
8 4 (0.099%) DICOM
8 4 (0.099%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.049%) COBIT
9 2 (0.049%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 133 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.49%) Terminal Services
4 14 (0.35%) IMail Server
5 11 (0.27%) XenApp
6 10 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.25%) Terminal Server
7 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.17%) vSphere
9 6 (0.15%) ClearTrust
9 6 (0.15%) Samba
10 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 4 (0.099%) Squid
11 4 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.074%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.049%) KVM
13 2 (0.049%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.049%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.025%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (1.04%) Nagios
2 40 (0.99%) Puppet
3 36 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 34 (0.84%) Control-M
5 21 (0.52%) SCCM
6 19 (0.47%) OpenView
6 19 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
7 16 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.40%) Opsview
8 13 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.27%) Ansible
10 9 (0.22%) Netcool
11 7 (0.17%) Zenoss
12 6 (0.15%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.12%) Unicenter
13 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 5 (0.12%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.099%) SCOM
14 4 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.099%) WSUS
Vendors
1 964 (23.83%) Oracle
2 938 (23.19%) Microsoft
3 115 (2.84%) Sybase
4 110 (2.72%) Citrix
5 103 (2.55%) IBM
6 90 (2.22%) Business Objects
7 87 (2.15%) Bloomberg
8 83 (2.05%) Red Hat
9 78 (1.93%) VMware
10 70 (1.73%) SAP
11 66 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 58 (1.43%) Cognos
13 51 (1.26%) Sun
14 40 (0.99%) Sage
15 34 (0.84%) Reuters
16 33 (0.82%) SunGard
16 33 (0.82%) HP
17 32 (0.79%) Remedy
17 32 (0.79%) Hyperion
18 31 (0.77%) thinkFolio
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Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Middlesex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: Market Rate
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Salary: £23k - 30k per year + incl shift allowance
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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