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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 150 152 157
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2073 2029 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.03% 1.89% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.00% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1807 1611
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +11 1093 £52,500 +10.52% 63
South East -2 332 £30,000 -3.22% 27
East of England +28 159 £39,250 +12.14% 20
Yorkshire +43 135 £33,000 +15.78% 12
South West -36 114 £32,500 +18.18% 17
West Midlands -3 109 £32,500 +14.03% 4
North West -23 72 £35,000 +16.66% 19
East Midlands -2 63 £32,500 +18.18% 7
North East -28 3 £31,000 +19.23% 2
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2543 (61.77%) SQL
2 1292 (31.38%) SQL Server
3 1253 (30.43%) Windows
4 1198 (29.10%) Finance
5 979 (23.78%) UNIX
6 919 (22.32%) Oracle
7 915 (22.22%) ITIL
8 832 (20.21%) .NET
9 825 (20.04%) Microsoft
10 810 (19.67%) Linux
11 691 (16.78%) Java
12 566 (13.75%) MS Excel
13 563 (13.68%) C#
14 534 (12.97%) Degree
15 453 (11.00%) Front Office
16 441 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
17 436 (10.59%) Perl
18 414 (10.06%) Banking
19 397 (9.64%) XML
20 396 (9.62%) JavaScript
21 361 (8.77%) IIS
22 345 (8.38%) HTML
23 314 (7.63%) SLA
24 311 (7.55%) Python
25 304 (7.38%) CRM
26 301 (7.31%) T-SQL
27 285 (6.92%) Computer Science
28 268 (6.51%) ASP.NET
29 263 (6.39%) SharePoint
30 256 (6.22%) Service Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 361 (8.77%) IIS
2 263 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 233 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 178 (4.32%) Apache
5 89 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 72 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 69 (1.68%) JBoss
8 49 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
9 42 (1.02%) CMS
10 38 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 27 (0.66%) WorkSite
12 25 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 24 (0.58%) SAS
14 19 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (0.39%) nginx
15 16 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (0.34%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.32%) Confluence
18 12 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 566 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 239 (5.81%) MS Office
3 28 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.46%) MS Project
5 7 (0.17%) InDesign
6 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.097%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.049%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.049%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.024%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 69 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.26%) Markit EDM
3 50 (1.21%) thinkFolio
4 23 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.51%) ION MarketView
6 19 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 18 (0.44%) LatentZero
8 17 (0.41%) Agresso
9 16 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (0.34%) RMDS
11 13 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
13 11 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
13 11 (0.27%) Sentinel
13 11 (0.27%) Endur
14 9 (0.22%) Maximo
14 9 (0.22%) ResourceLink
14 9 (0.22%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.48%) SaaS
2 36 (0.87%) Office 365
2 36 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.073%) Force.com
6 2 (0.049%) IaaS
7 1 (0.024%) Joyent
7 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 118 (2.87%) DNS
3 116 (2.82%) Internet
4 56 (1.36%) SMTP
5 53 (1.29%) HTTP
6 52 (1.26%) DHCP
7 35 (0.85%) WebEx
8 34 (0.83%) LDAP
9 32 (0.78%) LAN
10 29 (0.70%) WAN
11 28 (0.68%) SSL
12 27 (0.66%) VPN
13 25 (0.61%) Firewall
14 15 (0.36%) FTP
15 14 (0.34%) AMQP
16 13 (0.32%) Intranet
17 12 (0.29%) DSL
18 11 (0.27%) VoIP
18 11 (0.27%) Unified Communications
19 8 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1292 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 227 (5.51%) Relational Database
3 194 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 172 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 169 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 167 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 127 (3.08%) MySQL
8 102 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 79 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
10 78 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 78 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 62 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 56 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (0.70%) DTS
17 28 (0.68%) DB2
18 26 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
19 21 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 123 (2.99%) JIRA
2 90 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 36 (0.87%) Subversion
5 31 (0.75%) Maven
6 24 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.39%) JUnit
8 16 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (0.36%) Ant
10 14 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.32%) NUnit
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (0.29%) Selenium
12 12 (0.29%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.27%) Toad
13 11 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
14 9 (0.22%) FitNesse
14 9 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 1198 (29.10%) Finance
2 453 (11.00%) Front Office
3 414 (10.06%) Banking
4 194 (4.71%) Back Office
5 155 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 154 (3.74%) Retail
7 102 (2.48%) Law
8 98 (2.38%) Legal
9 80 (1.94%) Telecoms
10 62 (1.51%) Marketing
11 56 (1.36%) German Language
11 56 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 46 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 44 (1.07%) French Language
14 40 (0.97%) Publishing
15 30 (0.73%) Billing
15 30 (0.73%) Advertising
16 21 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.49%) Italian Language
18 19 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (20.21%) .NET
2 397 (9.64%) XML
3 345 (8.38%) HTML
4 268 (6.51%) ASP.NET
5 209 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
6 206 (5.00%) CSS
7 192 (4.66%) Web Services
8 135 (3.28%) J2EE
9 90 (2.19%) jQuery
10 86 (2.09%) Middleware
11 71 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 64 (1.55%) Spring
13 61 (1.48%) WCF
14 54 (1.31%) SOAP
15 47 (1.14%) JSON
16 46 (1.12%) XSLT
17 41 (1.00%) Hibernate
18 38 (0.92%) HTML5
19 35 (0.85%) JMS
20 34 (0.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 441 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 215 (5.22%) Fixed Income
3 215 (5.22%) Equities
4 187 (4.54%) Derivative
5 182 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 178 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 148 (3.59%) Hedge funds
8 117 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 101 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 77 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 75 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
12 46 (1.12%) Physics
13 39 (0.95%) Chemistry
13 39 (0.95%) SWIFT
14 32 (0.78%) Mainframe
15 28 (0.68%) GIS
16 24 (0.58%) Credit Risk
16 24 (0.58%) Replication
17 20 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1253 (30.43%) Windows
2 979 (23.78%) UNIX
3 810 (19.67%) Linux
4 192 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (2.19%) Solaris
7 85 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 84 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 36 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.49%) CentOS
12 20 (0.49%) AIX
13 15 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.32%) Android
15 11 (0.27%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.24%) SUSE
16 10 (0.24%) Debian
17 8 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (22.22%) ITIL
2 304 (7.38%) CRM
3 256 (6.22%) Service Management
4 254 (6.17%) Problem Management
5 248 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 237 (5.76%) Change Management
7 197 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (4.47%) Incident Management
9 181 (4.40%) ERP
10 176 (4.27%) Project Management
11 173 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 167 (4.06%) Asset Management
13 166 (4.03%) Investment Management
14 161 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
15 129 (3.13%) E-Commerce
16 123 (2.99%) Electronic Trading
17 118 (2.87%) Release Management
18 116 (2.82%) Time Management
19 110 (2.67%) Mentoring
20 99 (2.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2543 (61.77%) SQL
2 691 (16.78%) Java
3 563 (13.68%) C#
4 436 (10.59%) Perl
5 396 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 311 (7.55%) Python
7 301 (7.31%) T-SQL
8 251 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 180 (4.37%) PowerShell
10 166 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 164 (3.98%) VB
12 150 (3.64%) VB.NET
13 120 (2.91%) PHP
14 103 (2.50%) C++
15 95 (2.31%) VBA
16 87 (2.11%) Bash Shell
17 70 (1.70%) VBScript
18 62 (1.51%) C
19 35 (0.85%) Korn
20 34 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 534 (12.97%) Degree
2 124 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
3 112 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 65 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (0.97%) MCP
7 28 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 22 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.53%) MCSA
9 21 (0.51%) MCSE
10 20 (0.49%) ACCA
11 17 (0.41%) CIMA
12 12 (0.29%) MCITP
13 11 (0.27%) HNC
14 9 (0.22%) MCPD
15 8 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.19%) HND
16 7 (0.17%) MCTS
16 7 (0.17%) AAT
17 6 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (7.63%) SLA
2 149 (3.62%) QA
3 22 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.41%) COBIT
5 15 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.049%) GAMP
7 2 (0.049%) GMP
7 2 (0.049%) Basel III
7 2 (0.049%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.049%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.75%) IMail Server
4 18 (0.44%) XenApp
5 17 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.34%) qmail
6 14 (0.34%) Squid
7 12 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.17%) DFS Replication
10 7 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.15%) vSphere
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.097%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.073%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.049%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.049%) Time Sharing Option
15 1 (0.024%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 67 (1.63%) Puppet
2 61 (1.48%) Nagios
3 50 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
4 38 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (0.85%) Control-M
6 30 (0.73%) SCCM
7 28 (0.68%) WSUS
8 27 (0.66%) ZABBIX
9 25 (0.61%) SCOM
10 16 (0.39%) logstash
11 14 (0.34%) collectd
11 14 (0.34%) Graphite
11 14 (0.34%) Cacti
11 14 (0.34%) Ganglia
12 9 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
12 9 (0.22%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.19%) Opsview
14 7 (0.17%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 919 (22.32%) Oracle
2 825 (20.04%) Microsoft
3 237 (5.76%) Sybase
4 148 (3.59%) Citrix
5 104 (2.53%) Sun
6 103 (2.50%) VMware
7 86 (2.09%) SAP
8 81 (1.97%) IBM
9 74 (1.80%) Bloomberg
10 71 (1.72%) HP
11 65 (1.58%) Reuters
12 60 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 42 (1.02%) Cognos
14 38 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (0.83%) Murex
16 32 (0.78%) Sage
16 32 (0.78%) Remedy
17 31 (0.75%) Fidessa
17 31 (0.75%) Informatica
18 30 (0.73%) BMC
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