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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 152 160 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2026 2013 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.97% 1.80% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.90% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 1805 1607
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
97593 105823 97862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80674 86926 82405
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £27,500 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +18 1044 £47,500 - 76
South East +5 331 £30,000 -7.69% 29
East of England +22 163 £40,000 +15.94% 17
South West -17 125 £30,000 -4.76% 10
Yorkshire +42 118 £30,000 -14.28% 14
West Midlands +8 103 £27,500 -8.33% 7
East Midlands +17 69 £30,500 +1.66% 6
North West -60 56 £37,250 +24.16% 14
North East -6 17 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2428 (62.48%) SQL
2 1287 (33.12%) Windows
3 1257 (32.35%) SQL Server
4 1246 (32.06%) Finance
5 863 (22.21%) Oracle
6 859 (22.10%) .NET
7 850 (21.87%) ITIL
8 830 (21.36%) Microsoft
9 806 (20.74%) UNIX
10 784 (20.17%) Linux
11 703 (18.09%) Java
12 580 (14.93%) MS Excel
13 554 (14.26%) C#
14 467 (12.02%) Degree
15 417 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
16 413 (10.63%) IIS
17 403 (10.37%) XML
18 396 (10.19%) Front Office
19 369 (9.50%) JavaScript
20 355 (9.14%) HTML
21 349 (8.98%) Banking
22 329 (8.47%) ASP.NET
23 319 (8.21%) Perl
24 302 (7.77%) CRM
25 299 (7.69%) T-SQL
26 283 (7.28%) SLA
27 246 (6.33%) MS Office
28 238 (6.12%) Tomcat
29 227 (5.84%) SharePoint
30 225 (5.79%) CSS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 413 (10.63%) IIS
2 238 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 227 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 132 (3.40%) Apache
5 114 (2.93%) WebLogic
6 85 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 77 (1.98%) JBoss
8 39 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 34 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 30 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (0.64%) CMS
12 22 (0.57%) WorkSite
13 21 (0.54%) SAS
13 21 (0.54%) Confluence
14 16 (0.41%) MQSeries
15 13 (0.33%) Joomla!
15 13 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 580 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 246 (6.33%) MS Office
3 32 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.077%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.051%) MS Project
8 1 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 113 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.31%) thinkFolio
3 46 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.75%) Endur
5 28 (0.72%) ION MarketView
6 27 (0.69%) Markit EDM
7 26 (0.67%) Agresso
8 24 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
9 22 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
10 21 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
11 18 (0.46%) LatentZero
12 15 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (0.36%) RMDS
14 12 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 12 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
15 10 (0.26%) assyst
15 10 (0.26%) Retail-J
16 9 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
17 7 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.01%) SaaS
2 24 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.54%) Office 365
3 21 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.15%) IaaS
6 4 (0.10%) Force.com
6 4 (0.10%) Joyent
7 2 (0.051%) PaaS
8 1 (0.026%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.026%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.026%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 130 (3.35%) Internet
2 93 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 70 (1.80%) Firewall
4 61 (1.57%) LAN
5 57 (1.47%) DNS
6 56 (1.44%) WAN
7 50 (1.29%) HTTP
8 33 (0.85%) FTP
9 28 (0.72%) DHCP
10 27 (0.69%) SMTP
11 24 (0.62%) SAN
12 17 (0.44%) AMQP
13 16 (0.41%) SSL
13 16 (0.41%) VPN
14 15 (0.39%) Intranet
15 12 (0.31%) WebEx
16 10 (0.26%) DSL
17 8 (0.21%) Wireless
18 6 (0.15%) SSH
18 6 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1257 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 205 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 176 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 153 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 145 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 143 (3.68%) MySQL
7 96 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 93 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 92 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
11 59 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 55 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
13 54 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 44 (1.13%) MS Access
16 36 (0.93%) DB2
17 31 (0.80%) DTS
18 23 (0.59%) MongoDB
19 21 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (0.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 75 (1.93%) Visual Studio
2 61 (1.57%) JIRA
3 57 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (1.26%) Subversion
5 38 (0.98%) Maven
6 35 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 30 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (0.72%) Git (software)
9 16 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.31%) Toad
12 11 (0.28%) Selenium
13 9 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (0.23%) VisualVM
14 7 (0.18%) JUnit
15 6 (0.15%) JMeter
15 6 (0.15%) MSBuild
16 5 (0.13%) NUnit
16 5 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 1246 (32.06%) Finance
2 396 (10.19%) Front Office
3 349 (8.98%) Banking
4 169 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 167 (4.30%) Retail
6 153 (3.94%) Back Office
7 117 (3.01%) Legal
8 77 (1.98%) Law
9 60 (1.54%) Marketing
10 59 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 49 (1.26%) German Language
12 45 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 42 (1.08%) Publishing
14 37 (0.95%) Manufacturing
15 35 (0.90%) French Language
16 33 (0.85%) Advertising
17 15 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.39%) Italian Language
18 13 (0.33%) Private Banking
18 13 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (22.10%) .NET
2 403 (10.37%) XML
3 355 (9.14%) HTML
4 329 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 225 (5.79%) CSS
6 224 (5.76%) Web Services
7 184 (4.73%) J2EE
8 158 (4.07%) FIX Protocol
9 101 (2.60%) Middleware
10 77 (1.98%) jQuery
11 71 (1.83%) .NET Framework
12 65 (1.67%) XSLT
13 58 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 54 (1.39%) WCF
15 50 (1.29%) JSP
16 43 (1.11%) Spring
17 41 (1.06%) JMS
18 38 (0.98%) HTML5
19 37 (0.95%) XSL
20 36 (0.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 417 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (5.25%) Fixed Income
3 198 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 194 (4.99%) Equities
5 159 (4.09%) Derivative
6 146 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 145 (3.73%) Hedge funds
8 144 (3.71%) Management Information System
9 87 (2.24%) Client/Server
10 75 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 74 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
13 26 (0.67%) Replication
14 25 (0.64%) Grid Computing
15 23 (0.59%) NHS
15 23 (0.59%) CMDB
16 21 (0.54%) SWIFT
16 21 (0.54%) Mainframe
17 19 (0.49%) N-Tier
17 19 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1287 (33.12%) Windows
2 806 (20.74%) UNIX
3 784 (20.17%) Linux
4 183 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 114 (2.93%) Solaris
7 91 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 82 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 45 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (1.11%) Windows 8
12 33 (0.85%) AIX
13 24 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 19 (0.49%) SUSE
15 17 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.44%) CentOS
16 13 (0.33%) Android
16 13 (0.33%) Debian
17 11 (0.28%) Fedora
18 10 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (21.87%) ITIL
2 302 (7.77%) CRM
3 207 (5.33%) Service Management
4 205 (5.28%) ERP
5 200 (5.15%) Problem Management
6 189 (4.86%) Service Delivery
7 162 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (4.07%) Project Management
9 155 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
10 149 (3.83%) Change Management
11 136 (3.50%) E-Commerce
12 135 (3.47%) Incident Management
13 134 (3.45%) Asset Management
14 129 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
15 124 (3.19%) Time Management
16 122 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 119 (3.06%) MVC
18 115 (2.96%) Investment Management
19 111 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
20 93 (2.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2428 (62.48%) SQL
2 703 (18.09%) Java
3 554 (14.26%) C#
4 369 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 319 (8.21%) Perl
6 299 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 207 (5.33%) Python
8 192 (4.94%) PL/SQL
9 186 (4.79%) Shell Script
10 175 (4.50%) VB
11 153 (3.94%) PowerShell
12 123 (3.17%) C++
13 121 (3.11%) VBA
14 114 (2.93%) VB.NET
15 99 (2.55%) PHP
16 90 (2.32%) Bash Shell
17 77 (1.98%) VBScript
18 47 (1.21%) C
19 35 (0.90%) VB6
20 34 (0.87%) Korn
Qualifications
1 467 (12.02%) Degree
2 127 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
3 95 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 77 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (1.54%) MCP
7 37 (0.95%) MCSE
8 27 (0.69%) MCSA
9 24 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.28%) MCPD
11 11 (0.28%) MCSD
12 10 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.23%) ACCA
13 9 (0.23%) CIMA
14 8 (0.21%) HNC
14 8 (0.21%) HND
15 5 (0.13%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.13%) MCITP
16 4 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (7.28%) SLA
2 95 (2.44%) QA
3 16 (0.41%) COBIT
4 15 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.051%) Basel III
8 2 (0.051%) HL7
9 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.026%) PMBOK
System Software
1 166 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.64%) IMail Server
3 21 (0.54%) XenApp
3 21 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.21%) vSphere
8 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.15%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.10%) Squid
9 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.051%) Samba
12 1 (0.026%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.026%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.026%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (1.42%) Puppet
2 49 (1.26%) Nagios
3 35 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.77%) Control-M
5 24 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 20 (0.51%) Ansible
7 18 (0.46%) OpenView
7 18 (0.46%) SCCM
8 16 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (0.39%) Opsview
10 14 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (0.26%) WSUS
12 9 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 9 (0.23%) Unicenter
12 9 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.21%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.18%) SCOM
15 5 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.13%) Netcool
15 5 (0.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 863 (22.21%) Oracle
2 830 (21.36%) Microsoft
3 129 (3.32%) Sybase
4 112 (2.88%) Citrix
5 87 (2.24%) IBM
6 78 (2.01%) SAP
6 78 (2.01%) Bloomberg
7 68 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (1.70%) Business Objects
8 66 (1.70%) VMware
9 64 (1.65%) HP
10 56 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 50 (1.29%) Sun
12 42 (1.08%) Cognos
12 42 (1.08%) Reuters
13 41 (1.06%) Fidessa
14 39 (1.00%) Sage
15 32 (0.82%) ION Trading
16 29 (0.75%) OpenLink
17 28 (0.72%) ServiceNow
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: standard benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-21,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-25,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-21,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago