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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 161 163 165
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1877 1894 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.87% 1.82% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.92% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1675 1578
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 £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 952 £47,500 - 113
South East -37 275 £32,500 - 28
East of England +23 182 £35,000 +0.71% 23
Yorkshire +53 126 £30,000 -7.69% 13
South West -30 108 £28,750 -11.53% 21
West Midlands -19 103 £26,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +39 73 £30,000 - 4
North West -25 49 £28,500 -5.00% 12
North East +3 11 £30,250 -36.31% 3
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2462 (62.46%) SQL
2 1304 (33.08%) Finance
3 1274 (32.32%) Windows
4 1261 (31.99%) SQL Server
5 911 (23.11%) Oracle
6 866 (21.97%) ITIL
7 861 (21.84%) Microsoft
8 828 (21.00%) .NET
9 825 (20.93%) UNIX
10 763 (19.36%) Linux
11 739 (18.75%) Java
12 613 (15.55%) MS Excel
13 573 (14.54%) C#
14 455 (11.54%) Degree
15 433 (10.98%) IIS
16 413 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
17 387 (9.82%) Front Office
18 373 (9.46%) Banking
19 345 (8.75%) XML
20 338 (8.57%) HTML
21 324 (8.22%) JavaScript
22 311 (7.89%) ASP.NET
23 308 (7.81%) CRM
24 301 (7.64%) SLA
25 292 (7.41%) Perl
26 287 (7.28%) T-SQL
27 268 (6.80%) Tomcat
28 267 (6.77%) MS Office
29 235 (5.96%) SharePoint
30 224 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 433 (10.98%) IIS
2 268 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 235 (5.96%) SharePoint
4 138 (3.50%) Apache
5 128 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 102 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 98 (2.49%) JBoss
8 41 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
9 37 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 35 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (0.86%) CMS
12 33 (0.84%) MS Exchange
13 26 (0.66%) WorkSite
14 23 (0.58%) SAS
15 22 (0.56%) Confluence
16 20 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
17 17 (0.43%) Joomla!
17 17 (0.43%) MQSeries
18 16 (0.41%) Lync
18 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 613 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 267 (6.77%) MS Office
3 24 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.076%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.051%) Stata
7 2 (0.051%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.025%) Windchill
8 1 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.025%) SPSS
8 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 128 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (1.27%) thinkFolio
3 47 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (0.96%) Agresso
5 28 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (0.61%) Endur
6 24 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 23 (0.58%) ION MarketView
8 21 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
9 19 (0.48%) Markit EDM
10 18 (0.46%) LatentZero
11 17 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
12 16 (0.41%) Retail-J
13 14 (0.36%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 12 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
15 10 (0.25%) Kondor+
16 9 (0.23%) SAP CO
16 9 (0.23%) assyst
16 9 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 88 (2.23%) SaaS
2 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.30%) Office 365
5 9 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.15%) IaaS
7 4 (0.10%) Force.com
7 4 (0.10%) Joyent
8 3 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.051%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.051%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.051%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.051%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.051%) Route 53
9 2 (0.051%) PaaS
9 2 (0.051%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.40%) Internet
2 75 (1.90%) Firewall
3 72 (1.83%) LAN
4 70 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 58 (1.47%) WAN
6 53 (1.34%) FTP
7 49 (1.24%) HTTP
8 43 (1.09%) DNS
9 38 (0.96%) SAN
10 22 (0.56%) Intranet
10 22 (0.56%) DHCP
11 17 (0.43%) AMQP
12 16 (0.41%) SMTP
13 15 (0.38%) SSL
14 14 (0.36%) VPN
15 11 (0.28%) Wireless
15 11 (0.28%) SSH
16 8 (0.20%) DSL
17 6 (0.15%) Telnet
18 5 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1261 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 224 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 162 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 159 (4.03%) MySQL
5 150 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 135 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 116 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 104 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 101 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
11 60 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 52 (1.32%) DB2
14 51 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
15 47 (1.19%) MS Access
16 38 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.58%) DTS
19 22 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
20 19 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 53 (1.34%) Subversion
3 50 (1.27%) JIRA
4 43 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
5 42 (1.07%) Jenkins
6 41 (1.04%) Maven
7 37 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (0.81%) Git (software)
9 22 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.30%) Toad
10 12 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.28%) VisualVM
11 11 (0.28%) JUnit
12 8 (0.20%) Selenium
13 5 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.13%) MSI
14 4 (0.10%) JMeter
14 4 (0.10%) Firebug
14 4 (0.10%) WinDbg
General
1 1304 (33.08%) Finance
2 387 (9.82%) Front Office
3 373 (9.46%) Banking
4 190 (4.82%) Retail
5 187 (4.74%) Investment Banking
6 147 (3.73%) Back Office
7 108 (2.74%) Legal
8 84 (2.13%) Law
9 69 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 55 (1.40%) Marketing
11 51 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.24%) German Language
13 38 (0.96%) Publishing
14 33 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.84%) Advertising
15 31 (0.79%) French Language
16 14 (0.36%) Billing
17 13 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.30%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.28%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 828 (21.00%) .NET
2 345 (8.75%) XML
3 338 (8.57%) HTML
4 311 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 210 (5.33%) Web Services
6 205 (5.20%) CSS
7 184 (4.67%) J2EE
8 136 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
9 103 (2.61%) Middleware
10 74 (1.88%) .NET Framework
11 62 (1.57%) JSP
12 57 (1.45%) XSLT
13 53 (1.34%) Spring
13 53 (1.34%) jQuery
14 52 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (1.22%) WCF
16 38 (0.96%) XSL
17 35 (0.89%) Classic ASP
18 33 (0.84%) JMS
19 31 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 413 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 178 (4.52%) Fixed Income
4 170 (4.31%) Equities
5 165 (4.19%) Derivative
6 135 (3.42%) Hedge funds
7 129 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 110 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 71 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 69 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 64 (1.62%) Mathematics
12 57 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
13 32 (0.81%) Statistics
14 28 (0.71%) Grid Computing
15 26 (0.66%) CMDB
16 23 (0.58%) SWIFT
17 22 (0.56%) Replication
18 19 (0.48%) Credit Risk
19 18 (0.46%) NHS
19 18 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1274 (32.32%) Windows
2 825 (20.93%) UNIX
3 763 (19.36%) Linux
4 206 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 142 (3.60%) Solaris
7 94 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 93 (2.36%) Windows XP
9 68 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (1.09%) AIX
12 36 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 29 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
14 18 (0.46%) CentOS
15 17 (0.43%) SUSE
16 15 (0.38%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.28%) Debian
19 10 (0.25%) Android
20 9 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (21.97%) ITIL
2 308 (7.81%) CRM
3 189 (4.79%) Problem Management
4 185 (4.69%) ERP
5 181 (4.59%) Service Delivery
6 173 (4.39%) Service Management
7 161 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 150 (3.81%) Project Management
9 141 (3.58%) E-Commerce
9 141 (3.58%) Mentoring
10 139 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
11 137 (3.48%) Incident Management
12 133 (3.37%) Change Management
13 130 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
14 116 (2.94%) Time Management
15 108 (2.74%) Release Management
16 107 (2.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (2.66%) Asset Management
18 103 (2.61%) Investment Management
19 96 (2.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2462 (62.46%) SQL
2 739 (18.75%) Java
3 573 (14.54%) C#
4 324 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 292 (7.41%) Perl
6 287 (7.28%) T-SQL
7 201 (5.10%) Shell Script
8 195 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 172 (4.36%) VB
10 162 (4.11%) Python
11 138 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 136 (3.45%) VBA
13 135 (3.42%) C++
14 109 (2.77%) VB.NET
15 94 (2.38%) Bash Shell
16 92 (2.33%) PHP
17 68 (1.73%) VBScript
18 58 (1.47%) C
19 32 (0.81%) VB6
20 29 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 455 (11.54%) Degree
2 126 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
3 95 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 77 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (1.22%) MCP
7 37 (0.94%) MCSE
8 27 (0.68%) MCSA
9 20 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.20%) MCPD
12 8 (0.20%) MCSD
13 7 (0.18%) HND
14 6 (0.15%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.15%) MCITP
15 5 (0.13%) PhD
16 4 (0.10%) MOS
17 3 (0.076%) ISTQB
17 3 (0.076%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (7.64%) SLA
2 95 (2.41%) QA
3 9 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.20%) COBIT
5 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.076%) HL7
8 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.025%) DICOM
9 1 (0.025%) PMBOK
System Software
1 147 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.38%) IMail Server
4 14 (0.36%) XenApp
5 13 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.25%) Terminal Server
8 8 (0.20%) vSphere
9 7 (0.18%) Samba
10 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.13%) Squid
11 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.076%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 2 (0.051%) KVM
15 1 (0.025%) UAG
15 1 (0.025%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (1.37%) Nagios
2 44 (1.12%) Puppet
3 30 (0.76%) Tivoli
3 30 (0.76%) Control-M
4 22 (0.56%) OpenView
4 22 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.53%) Ansible
6 19 (0.48%) Opsview
7 14 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 14 (0.36%) SCCM
8 10 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.23%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.23%) Unicenter
10 8 (0.20%) SCOM
10 8 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.18%) WSUS
12 6 (0.15%) Netcool
13 5 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.13%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 911 (23.11%) Oracle
2 861 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 109 (2.77%) Sybase
3 109 (2.77%) Citrix
4 98 (2.49%) IBM
5 88 (2.23%) Bloomberg
6 84 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 78 (1.98%) VMware
8 72 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 68 (1.73%) SAP
10 67 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 51 (1.29%) HP
12 40 (1.01%) Cognos
13 38 (0.96%) Sun
14 37 (0.94%) Sage
15 33 (0.84%) SunGard
16 32 (0.81%) Reuters
17 30 (0.76%) Fidessa
17 30 (0.76%) ION Trading
18 29 (0.74%) ServiceNow
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