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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 144 147 158
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2168 2117 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.12% 1.93% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.05% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 1925 1644
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,987 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +23 1159 £52,500 +10.52% 77
South East +6 376 £30,000 -7.69% 30
East of England +39 163 £36,000 +2.85% 16
Yorkshire +15 119 £32,500 +14.03% 12
West Midlands +9 119 £35,000 +22.80% 9
South West -37 119 £26,000 -5.45% 12
East Midlands -6 55 £32,500 +1.56% 12
North West -54 51 £31,000 +3.33% 11
North East -34 8 £23,500 -12.96% 3
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2548 (61.13%) SQL
2 1346 (32.29%) SQL Server
3 1328 (31.86%) Windows
4 1251 (30.01%) Finance
5 953 (22.86%) UNIX
6 928 (22.26%) Oracle
6 928 (22.26%) ITIL
7 853 (20.47%) .NET
8 833 (19.99%) Linux
9 831 (19.94%) Microsoft
10 712 (17.08%) Java
11 610 (14.64%) MS Excel
12 564 (13.53%) C#
13 511 (12.26%) Degree
14 472 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
15 465 (11.16%) Front Office
16 422 (10.12%) Perl
16 422 (10.12%) XML
17 416 (9.98%) Banking
18 393 (9.43%) JavaScript
19 376 (9.02%) IIS
20 352 (8.45%) HTML
21 325 (7.80%) SLA
22 313 (7.51%) CRM
23 304 (7.29%) T-SQL
24 299 (7.17%) Python
25 284 (6.81%) ASP.NET
26 263 (6.31%) Computer Science
27 256 (6.14%) Service Management
28 247 (5.93%) SharePoint

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 376 (9.02%) IIS
2 247 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 237 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 141 (3.38%) Apache
5 103 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 76 (1.82%) JBoss
7 71 (1.70%) WebSphere
8 45 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 43 (1.03%) MS Exchange
10 29 (0.70%) SAS
11 27 (0.65%) CMS
12 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (0.48%) WorkSite
14 17 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.38%) Confluence
16 14 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.31%) nginx
17 13 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 610 (14.64%) MS Excel
2 231 (5.54%) MS Office
3 34 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.34%) MS Project
5 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.14%) InDesign
6 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.096%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.024%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 82 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (1.46%) thinkFolio
3 51 (1.22%) Markit EDM
4 30 (0.72%) ION MarketView
5 23 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.50%) Endur
6 21 (0.50%) LatentZero
7 19 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.38%) RMDS
10 14 (0.34%) ACBS
11 13 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
11 13 (0.31%) Agresso
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
13 10 (0.24%) assyst
13 10 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
14 9 (0.22%) Maximo
15 8 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 109 (2.62%) SaaS
2 34 (0.82%) Office 365
3 31 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.072%) Force.com
7 2 (0.048%) IaaS
8 1 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.024%) Joyent
8 1 (0.024%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 118 (2.83%) Internet
3 103 (2.47%) DNS
4 50 (1.20%) DHCP
5 47 (1.13%) SMTP
6 46 (1.10%) HTTP
7 42 (1.01%) LAN
8 39 (0.94%) WAN
9 35 (0.84%) WebEx
10 26 (0.62%) Firewall
11 25 (0.60%) SSL
12 24 (0.58%) LDAP
13 21 (0.50%) VPN
14 17 (0.41%) FTP
15 15 (0.36%) DSL
16 14 (0.34%) AMQP
17 12 (0.29%) Intranet
18 10 (0.24%) Unified Communications
18 10 (0.24%) Wireshark
19 9 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1346 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 234 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 192 (4.61%) Oracle Database
4 189 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 187 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (3.29%) MySQL
8 108 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 89 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 88 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
12 66 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
13 63 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 61 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 40 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (0.79%) DTS
18 32 (0.77%) DB2
19 29 (0.70%) MS Access
20 24 (0.58%) KDB
Development Applications
1 106 (2.54%) JIRA
2 91 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 82 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (1.01%) Subversion
5 36 (0.86%) Maven
6 29 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 16 (0.38%) JUnit
9 15 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.31%) Toad
11 13 (0.31%) Ant
11 13 (0.31%) NUnit
11 13 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.26%) Selenium
13 9 (0.22%) FitNesse
13 9 (0.22%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.17%) VisualVM
General
1 1251 (30.01%) Finance
2 465 (11.16%) Front Office
3 416 (9.98%) Banking
4 191 (4.58%) Back Office
5 154 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 151 (3.62%) Retail
7 113 (2.71%) Legal
8 88 (2.11%) Law
9 79 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 67 (1.61%) Marketing
11 52 (1.25%) German Language
12 46 (1.10%) Publishing
13 45 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 42 (1.01%) Manufacturing
15 40 (0.96%) French Language
16 28 (0.67%) Advertising
17 24 (0.58%) Billing
18 19 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 17 (0.41%) Italian Language
20 15 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 853 (20.47%) .NET
2 422 (10.12%) XML
3 352 (8.45%) HTML
4 284 (6.81%) ASP.NET
5 216 (5.18%) Web Services
6 201 (4.82%) FIX Protocol
7 192 (4.61%) CSS
8 158 (3.79%) J2EE
9 83 (1.99%) Middleware
10 76 (1.82%) jQuery
11 73 (1.75%) .NET Framework
12 67 (1.61%) WCF
13 58 (1.39%) Spring
14 53 (1.27%) SOAP
15 47 (1.13%) XSLT
16 44 (1.06%) JSP
17 43 (1.03%) JSON
18 41 (0.98%) JMS
19 40 (0.96%) HTML5
20 39 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 472 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 233 (5.59%) Fixed Income
4 230 (5.52%) Equities
5 191 (4.58%) Derivative
6 187 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 177 (4.25%) Management Information System
8 167 (4.01%) Hedge funds
9 112 (2.69%) Mathematics
10 99 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 92 (2.21%) Client/Server
12 63 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
13 37 (0.89%) Physics
14 32 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 30 (0.72%) Chemistry
15 30 (0.72%) SWIFT
16 27 (0.65%) Credit Risk
17 24 (0.58%) Replication
18 20 (0.48%) NHS
19 18 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1328 (31.86%) Windows
2 953 (22.86%) UNIX
3 833 (19.99%) Linux
4 181 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (2.50%) Solaris
7 90 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 82 (1.97%) Windows 7
9 53 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 39 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 39 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.55%) AIX
12 20 (0.48%) CentOS
13 15 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.31%) SUSE
15 12 (0.29%) Android
16 11 (0.26%) Debian
16 11 (0.26%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (22.26%) ITIL
2 313 (7.51%) CRM
3 256 (6.14%) Service Management
4 243 (5.83%) Problem Management
5 234 (5.61%) Service Delivery
6 215 (5.16%) Change Management
7 197 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
8 190 (4.56%) Incident Management
9 177 (4.25%) ERP
10 167 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 166 (3.98%) Asset Management
11 166 (3.98%) Investment Management
12 163 (3.91%) Project Management
13 160 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
14 126 (3.02%) E-Commerce
15 124 (2.98%) Time Management
16 113 (2.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 106 (2.54%) Release Management
18 104 (2.50%) Electronic Trading
19 103 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2548 (61.13%) SQL
2 712 (17.08%) Java
3 564 (13.53%) C#
4 422 (10.12%) Perl
5 393 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 304 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 299 (7.17%) Python
8 234 (5.61%) PL/SQL
9 197 (4.73%) PowerShell
10 175 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 153 (3.67%) VB
12 142 (3.41%) VB.NET
13 118 (2.83%) PHP
14 113 (2.71%) C++
15 101 (2.42%) VBA
16 83 (1.99%) Bash Shell
17 75 (1.80%) VBScript
18 67 (1.61%) C
19 33 (0.79%) VB6
20 32 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 511 (12.26%) Degree
2 139 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 111 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 81 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 64 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (1.18%) MCP
7 29 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 26 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.62%) MCSE
9 23 (0.55%) MCSA
10 16 (0.38%) ACCA
11 13 (0.31%) CIMA
11 13 (0.31%) MCITP
12 12 (0.29%) HNC
13 10 (0.24%) HND
13 10 (0.24%) MCPD
14 8 (0.19%) AAT
15 7 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.17%) MCSD
16 6 (0.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (7.80%) SLA
2 161 (3.86%) QA
3 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.41%) COBIT
5 14 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.048%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.048%) Basel III
8 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.048%) GAMP
8 2 (0.048%) GMP
9 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.024%) PMBOK
System Software
1 181 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.70%) IMail Server
4 18 (0.43%) XenApp
5 15 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.26%) Squid
8 10 (0.24%) qmail
8 10 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.19%) vSphere
10 7 (0.17%) DFS Replication
10 7 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.072%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.072%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.072%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.048%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 71 (1.70%) Nagios
2 56 (1.34%) Puppet
3 36 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
4 35 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.79%) Control-M
6 29 (0.70%) SCCM
7 26 (0.62%) SCOM
8 23 (0.55%) WSUS
9 21 (0.50%) ZABBIX
10 16 (0.38%) Tivoli
11 15 (0.36%) logstash
12 14 (0.34%) Opsview
12 14 (0.34%) Ansible
13 11 (0.26%) HP SIM
14 10 (0.24%) Cacti
14 10 (0.24%) Ganglia
14 10 (0.24%) collectd
14 10 (0.24%) Graphite
15 9 (0.22%) AirWatch
15 9 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 928 (22.26%) Oracle
2 831 (19.94%) Microsoft
3 215 (5.16%) Sybase
4 143 (3.43%) Citrix
5 100 (2.40%) VMware
6 87 (2.09%) IBM
7 84 (2.02%) Sun
8 82 (1.97%) HP
8 82 (1.97%) Bloomberg
9 79 (1.90%) SAP
10 66 (1.58%) Reuters
11 60 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 49 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 44 (1.06%) Fidessa
14 42 (1.01%) Cognos
15 36 (0.86%) Splunk
16 34 (0.82%) ServiceNow
16 34 (0.82%) Murex
17 31 (0.74%) Remedy
17 31 (0.74%) ION Trading
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