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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 144 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2056 2072 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.08% 1.89% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.99% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1802 1886 1551
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +24 1054 £50,000 +5.26% 89
South East +28 386 £30,000 -7.69% 45
East of England +27 154 £35,000 +2.18% 13
South West -19 128 £30,000 - 13
Yorkshire +20 108 £32,000 -3.03% 20
West Midlands +7 99 £28,550 -4.83% 9
East Midlands +5 61 £34,000 +4.61% 9
North West -61 49 £37,250 +24.16% 5
North East -12 16 £29,250 -26.87% 1
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2361 (60.49%) SQL
2 1295 (33.18%) Windows
3 1270 (32.54%) SQL Server
4 1180 (30.23%) Finance
5 867 (22.21%) ITIL
6 866 (22.19%) .NET
7 850 (21.78%) Oracle
8 820 (21.01%) UNIX
9 817 (20.93%) Microsoft
10 776 (19.88%) Linux
11 682 (17.47%) Java
12 577 (14.78%) MS Excel
13 526 (13.48%) C#
14 462 (11.84%) Degree
15 423 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
16 393 (10.07%) XML
17 385 (9.86%) IIS
18 376 (9.63%) Front Office
19 362 (9.27%) JavaScript
20 344 (8.81%) HTML
21 340 (8.71%) Perl
22 334 (8.56%) Banking
23 313 (8.02%) ASP.NET
24 296 (7.58%) CRM
25 295 (7.56%) T-SQL
26 286 (7.33%) SLA
27 242 (6.20%) SharePoint
28 241 (6.17%) MS Office
29 235 (6.02%) Tomcat
30 231 (5.92%) Python

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 385 (9.86%) IIS
2 242 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 235 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 128 (3.28%) Apache
5 112 (2.87%) WebLogic
6 74 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 73 (1.87%) JBoss
8 42 (1.08%) MS Exchange
9 29 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (0.67%) SAS
10 26 (0.67%) CMS
11 23 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (0.59%) WorkSite
12 21 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (0.46%) Confluence
14 16 (0.41%) MQSeries
15 15 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.28%) Drupal
18 10 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 577 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 241 (6.17%) MS Office
3 26 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.15%) MS Project
7 3 (0.077%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.051%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.026%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.026%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 103 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.31%) thinkFolio
3 39 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (0.87%) Markit EDM
5 31 (0.79%) Endur
5 31 (0.79%) ION MarketView
6 25 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 19 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.44%) RMDS
9 17 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
10 16 (0.41%) LatentZero
10 16 (0.41%) Agresso
11 15 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
13 11 (0.28%) assyst
14 9 (0.23%) Maximo
15 8 (0.20%) ACBS
15 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.23%) SaaS
2 29 (0.74%) Office 365
3 24 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.077%) Force.com
6 3 (0.077%) IaaS
7 2 (0.051%) PaaS
8 1 (0.026%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.026%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.026%) Joyent
8 1 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.026%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 123 (3.15%) Internet
2 109 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 69 (1.77%) DNS
4 57 (1.46%) Firewall
5 53 (1.36%) LAN
6 50 (1.28%) WAN
7 45 (1.15%) HTTP
8 38 (0.97%) DHCP
9 26 (0.67%) FTP
9 26 (0.67%) SMTP
10 21 (0.54%) SSL
11 18 (0.46%) WebEx
12 17 (0.44%) VPN
13 16 (0.41%) AMQP
13 16 (0.41%) SAN
14 15 (0.38%) Intranet
15 14 (0.36%) DSL
16 8 (0.20%) VoIP
16 8 (0.20%) LDAP
17 7 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1270 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 198 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 194 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 153 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 143 (3.66%) MySQL
5 143 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 93 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 85 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
11 59 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 57 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 46 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 40 (1.02%) MS Access
15 38 (0.97%) DB2
16 30 (0.77%) DTS
17 23 (0.59%) MongoDB
17 23 (0.59%) KDB
18 20 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 77 (1.97%) JIRA
3 62 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (1.08%) Subversion
5 33 (0.85%) Maven
6 31 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 23 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 23 (0.59%) Git (software)
8 16 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 15 (0.38%) Toad
10 14 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 14 (0.36%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.28%) Selenium
12 10 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (0.26%) JUnit
13 9 (0.23%) VisualVM
14 6 (0.15%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.15%) NUnit
14 6 (0.15%) JMeter
14 6 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 1180 (30.23%) Finance
2 376 (9.63%) Front Office
3 334 (8.56%) Banking
4 174 (4.46%) Back Office
5 149 (3.82%) Investment Banking
6 147 (3.77%) Retail
7 119 (3.05%) Legal
8 83 (2.13%) Law
9 61 (1.56%) Marketing
10 53 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 49 (1.26%) Publishing
12 42 (1.08%) German Language
13 40 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 40 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.85%) French Language
15 32 (0.82%) Advertising
16 16 (0.41%) Italian Language
17 14 (0.36%) Billing
18 12 (0.31%) Private Banking
19 11 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 866 (22.19%) .NET
2 393 (10.07%) XML
3 344 (8.81%) HTML
4 313 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 217 (5.56%) Web Services
6 210 (5.38%) CSS
7 175 (4.48%) J2EE
8 165 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
9 92 (2.36%) Middleware
10 79 (2.02%) jQuery
11 73 (1.87%) .NET Framework
12 63 (1.61%) XSLT
13 50 (1.28%) WCF
13 50 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (1.20%) Spring
15 46 (1.18%) JSP
16 42 (1.08%) HTML5
17 41 (1.05%) JMS
18 40 (1.02%) CSS3
19 36 (0.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 423 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (5.53%) Fixed Income
2 216 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 194 (4.97%) Equities
4 162 (4.15%) Derivative
4 162 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 156 (4.00%) Hedge funds
6 153 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 86 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 85 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 84 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (0.67%) NHS
11 26 (0.67%) Replication
11 26 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 23 (0.59%) SWIFT
12 23 (0.59%) Credit Risk
12 23 (0.59%) Physics
13 22 (0.56%) Grid Computing
14 20 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1295 (33.18%) Windows
2 820 (21.01%) UNIX
3 776 (19.88%) Linux
4 181 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (2.64%) Solaris
6 96 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 90 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (1.36%) Windows XP
10 47 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 45 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (0.69%) AIX
13 21 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 19 (0.49%) CentOS
15 18 (0.46%) SUSE
16 17 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.31%) Debian
18 10 (0.26%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.26%) Fedora
19 8 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (22.21%) ITIL
2 296 (7.58%) CRM
3 222 (5.69%) Service Management
4 207 (5.30%) Problem Management
5 200 (5.12%) ERP
6 198 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 173 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
8 166 (4.25%) Change Management
9 162 (4.15%) Incident Management
10 146 (3.74%) Project Management
11 140 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 139 (3.56%) Asset Management
13 135 (3.46%) E-Commerce
14 129 (3.31%) Time Management
15 128 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
16 123 (3.15%) Investment Management
17 117 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 110 (2.82%) MVC
19 103 (2.64%) Mentoring
20 102 (2.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2361 (60.49%) SQL
2 682 (17.47%) Java
3 526 (13.48%) C#
4 362 (9.27%) JavaScript
5 340 (8.71%) Perl
6 295 (7.56%) T-SQL
7 231 (5.92%) Python
8 190 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 181 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 165 (4.23%) PowerShell
11 157 (4.02%) VB
12 128 (3.28%) VB.NET
13 109 (2.79%) C++
14 102 (2.61%) PHP
15 96 (2.46%) VBA
16 91 (2.33%) Bash Shell
17 78 (2.00%) VBScript
18 54 (1.38%) C
19 36 (0.92%) Korn
20 27 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 462 (11.84%) Degree
2 128 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
3 108 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 83 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 71 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (1.41%) MCP
7 32 (0.82%) MCSE
8 30 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 26 (0.67%) MCSA
10 24 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.33%) MCPD
12 12 (0.31%) MCSD
12 12 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.26%) HNC
13 10 (0.26%) CIMA
13 10 (0.26%) ACCA
14 8 (0.20%) MCITP
14 8 (0.20%) HND
15 6 (0.15%) AAT
15 6 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (7.33%) SLA
2 116 (2.97%) QA
3 19 (0.49%) COBIT
4 17 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.051%) Basel III
8 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.026%) HL7
9 1 (0.026%) PMBOK
System Software
1 182 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.64%) XenApp
3 24 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.51%) IMail Server
5 14 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.20%) vSphere
8 8 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.20%) Squid
9 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.10%) qmail
10 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.077%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.077%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.051%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.026%) Samba
13 1 (0.026%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.026%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 55 (1.41%) Puppet
2 54 (1.38%) Nagios
3 37 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.79%) Control-M
5 25 (0.64%) SCCM
6 21 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 21 (0.54%) WSUS
7 18 (0.46%) Ansible
8 15 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.38%) Opsview
9 14 (0.36%) OpenView
10 13 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
11 11 (0.28%) SCOM
12 10 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (0.23%) Unicenter
13 9 (0.23%) BladeLogic
13 9 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.23%) HP SIM
13 9 (0.23%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 850 (21.78%) Oracle
2 817 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 153 (3.92%) Sybase
4 128 (3.28%) Citrix
5 83 (2.13%) Bloomberg
6 81 (2.08%) SAP
7 80 (2.05%) IBM
8 79 (2.02%) HP
9 78 (2.00%) VMware
10 61 (1.56%) Sun
11 60 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 60 (1.54%) Business Objects
12 59 (1.51%) Reuters
13 56 (1.43%) Red Hat
14 42 (1.08%) Sage
15 39 (1.00%) Cognos
15 39 (1.00%) Fidessa
16 31 (0.79%) OpenLink
16 31 (0.79%) ION Trading
17 29 (0.74%) ServiceNow
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