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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 142 149 162
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2208 2172 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.14% 1.93% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.04% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1985 1614
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
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
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 30 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 30 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
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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 +31 1156 £50,000 +5.26% 99
South East +21 419 £30,000 -7.69% 31
East of England +31 157 £35,000 - 11
South West -16 135 £27,466 -8.44% 9
Yorkshire +11 116 £32,500 +8.33% 12
West Midlands +8 107 £32,500 +3.17% 10
North West -69 53 £33,500 +11.66% 10
East Midlands -15 50 £35,000 +7.69% 6
North East -23 15 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 2470 (60.21%) SQL
2 1349 (32.89%) Windows
3 1326 (32.33%) SQL Server
4 1240 (30.23%) Finance
5 927 (22.60%) Oracle
6 919 (22.40%) ITIL
7 906 (22.09%) UNIX
8 875 (21.33%) .NET
9 843 (20.55%) Microsoft
10 820 (19.99%) Linux
11 713 (17.38%) Java
12 622 (15.16%) MS Excel
13 556 (13.55%) C#
14 488 (11.90%) Degree
15 467 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
16 437 (10.65%) Front Office
17 406 (9.90%) XML
18 387 (9.43%) Perl
19 385 (9.39%) JavaScript
20 383 (9.34%) Banking
21 381 (9.29%) IIS
22 351 (8.56%) HTML
23 309 (7.53%) CRM
24 306 (7.46%) T-SQL
25 303 (7.39%) ASP.NET
26 302 (7.36%) SLA
27 267 (6.51%) Python
28 255 (6.22%) Computer Science
29 249 (6.07%) Tomcat
30 247 (6.02%) SharePoint

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 381 (9.29%) IIS
2 249 (6.07%) Tomcat
3 247 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 137 (3.34%) Apache
5 109 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 81 (1.97%) JBoss
7 73 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 46 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 36 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 32 (0.78%) SAS
11 28 (0.68%) CMS
12 22 (0.54%) WorkSite
13 19 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.41%) Confluence
14 17 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.32%) MQSeries
16 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 622 (15.16%) MS Excel
2 242 (5.90%) MS Office
3 30 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.24%) MS Project
4 10 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.049%) InDesign
7 2 (0.049%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.024%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 90 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.39%) thinkFolio
3 44 (1.07%) Markit EDM
4 34 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 33 (0.80%) ION MarketView
6 29 (0.71%) Endur
7 24 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 23 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 19 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 19 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 19 (0.46%) LatentZero
10 18 (0.44%) RMDS
11 15 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (0.34%) Agresso
13 13 (0.32%) ACBS
14 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
15 11 (0.27%) assyst
16 9 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
17 8 (0.20%) Magento
17 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.49%) SaaS
2 30 (0.73%) Office 365
3 28 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.073%) Force.com
6 3 (0.073%) IaaS
7 2 (0.049%) PaaS
8 1 (0.024%) Joyent
8 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 131 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 128 (3.12%) Internet
3 99 (2.41%) DNS
4 53 (1.29%) LAN
5 52 (1.27%) DHCP
6 50 (1.22%) WAN
7 46 (1.12%) HTTP
8 44 (1.07%) Firewall
9 38 (0.93%) SMTP
10 33 (0.80%) WebEx
11 24 (0.59%) SSL
12 22 (0.54%) FTP
13 19 (0.46%) LDAP
14 18 (0.44%) VPN
15 16 (0.39%) DSL
16 14 (0.34%) Intranet
16 14 (0.34%) AMQP
17 10 (0.24%) SAN
18 9 (0.22%) Network Security
19 8 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1326 (32.33%) SQL Server
2 219 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 196 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (4.34%) Oracle Database
5 165 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 143 (3.49%) MySQL
7 129 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 99 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 88 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 78 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 70 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
12 59 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 58 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 54 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
15 36 (0.88%) MS Access
16 34 (0.83%) DB2
17 32 (0.78%) DTS
17 32 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (0.59%) KDB
19 22 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (2.29%) JIRA
2 92 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 75 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (1.02%) Subversion
5 38 (0.93%) Maven
6 29 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 25 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 19 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 15 (0.37%) JUnit
9 15 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (0.32%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.29%) Toad
12 12 (0.29%) NUnit
13 11 (0.27%) Selenium
14 10 (0.24%) Ant
15 8 (0.20%) VisualVM
16 7 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
16 7 (0.17%) FitNesse
General
1 1240 (30.23%) Finance
2 437 (10.65%) Front Office
3 383 (9.34%) Banking
4 192 (4.68%) Back Office
5 158 (3.85%) Retail
6 147 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 118 (2.88%) Legal
8 82 (2.00%) Law
9 64 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 62 (1.51%) Marketing
11 50 (1.22%) Publishing
12 47 (1.15%) German Language
13 43 (1.05%) Manufacturing
14 42 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.88%) French Language
16 28 (0.68%) Advertising
17 15 (0.37%) Military
17 15 (0.37%) Billing
18 14 (0.34%) Italian Language
19 12 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 875 (21.33%) .NET
2 406 (9.90%) XML
3 351 (8.56%) HTML
4 303 (7.39%) ASP.NET
5 222 (5.41%) Web Services
6 205 (5.00%) CSS
7 193 (4.71%) FIX Protocol
8 172 (4.19%) J2EE
9 90 (2.19%) Middleware
10 80 (1.95%) jQuery
11 70 (1.71%) .NET Framework
12 60 (1.46%) WCF
13 57 (1.39%) XSLT
14 56 (1.37%) Spring
15 49 (1.19%) JSP
16 44 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (1.05%) HTML5
18 41 (1.00%) CSS3
19 40 (0.98%) SOAP
19 40 (0.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 467 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 255 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 232 (5.66%) Fixed Income
4 215 (5.24%) Equities
5 189 (4.61%) Derivative
6 179 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 175 (4.27%) Management Information System
8 168 (4.10%) Hedge funds
9 102 (2.49%) Mathematics
10 93 (2.27%) Client/Server
11 90 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
13 32 (0.78%) Mainframe
14 31 (0.76%) Physics
15 29 (0.71%) Credit Risk
16 26 (0.63%) NHS
17 24 (0.59%) Replication
18 23 (0.56%) Chemistry
19 22 (0.54%) SWIFT
19 22 (0.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1349 (32.89%) Windows
2 906 (22.09%) UNIX
3 820 (19.99%) Linux
4 177 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (2.46%) Solaris
7 94 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 82 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 54 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 43 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 43 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.54%) AIX
12 21 (0.51%) CentOS
13 18 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.39%) SUSE
15 15 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.29%) Debian
17 10 (0.24%) Fedora
17 10 (0.24%) Android
17 10 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (22.40%) ITIL
2 309 (7.53%) CRM
3 242 (5.90%) Service Management
4 217 (5.29%) Service Delivery
5 215 (5.24%) Problem Management
6 192 (4.68%) Change Management
7 190 (4.63%) ERP
8 179 (4.36%) Incident Management
9 178 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
10 160 (3.90%) Asset Management
11 159 (3.88%) Project Management
12 152 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
12 152 (3.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 149 (3.63%) Investment Management
14 136 (3.32%) Time Management
15 131 (3.19%) E-Commerce
16 117 (2.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (2.56%) Mentoring
18 102 (2.49%) SDLC
18 102 (2.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2470 (60.21%) SQL
2 713 (17.38%) Java
3 556 (13.55%) C#
4 387 (9.43%) Perl
5 385 (9.39%) JavaScript
6 306 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 267 (6.51%) Python
8 213 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 187 (4.56%) Shell Script
10 177 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 156 (3.80%) VB
12 139 (3.39%) VB.NET
13 114 (2.78%) C++
14 113 (2.75%) PHP
15 102 (2.49%) VBA
16 88 (2.15%) Bash Shell
17 69 (1.68%) VBScript
18 65 (1.58%) C
19 35 (0.85%) Korn
20 29 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 488 (11.90%) Degree
2 137 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
3 121 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 65 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (1.29%) MCP
7 29 (0.71%) MCSE
8 28 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 24 (0.59%) MCSA
11 12 (0.29%) HNC
11 12 (0.29%) ACCA
11 12 (0.29%) MCPD
12 11 (0.27%) MCITP
13 10 (0.24%) CIMA
13 10 (0.24%) HND
13 10 (0.24%) MCSD
14 9 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.20%) AAT
16 6 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (7.36%) SLA
2 154 (3.75%) QA
3 19 (0.46%) COBIT
4 18 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.049%) GAMP
8 2 (0.049%) GMP
8 2 (0.049%) Basel III
9 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.024%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.024%) HL7
System Software
1 187 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.61%) IMail Server
4 18 (0.44%) XenApp
5 13 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 12 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.24%) Squid
9 8 (0.20%) qmail
10 7 (0.17%) vSphere
11 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.098%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.073%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.073%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.049%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 1 (0.024%) Samba
15 1 (0.024%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 63 (1.54%) Nagios
2 55 (1.34%) Puppet
3 36 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.76%) Control-M
5 24 (0.59%) WSUS
5 24 (0.59%) SCCM
5 24 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
6 22 (0.54%) SCOM
7 19 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 18 (0.44%) Ansible
9 16 (0.39%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.37%) Opsview
11 13 (0.32%) logstash
11 13 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (0.27%) HP SIM
13 10 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.22%) OpenView
14 9 (0.22%) Unicenter
14 9 (0.22%) BladeLogic
14 9 (0.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 927 (22.60%) Oracle
2 843 (20.55%) Microsoft
3 192 (4.68%) Sybase
4 137 (3.34%) Citrix
5 89 (2.17%) SAP
6 88 (2.15%) VMware
7 86 (2.10%) Bloomberg
8 85 (2.07%) IBM
9 82 (2.00%) HP
10 78 (1.90%) Sun
11 69 (1.68%) Business Objects
12 66 (1.61%) Reuters
13 59 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 59 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 45 (1.10%) Cognos
15 42 (1.02%) Fidessa
16 37 (0.90%) Sage
17 33 (0.80%) ION Trading
18 31 (0.76%) Splunk
18 31 (0.76%) ServiceNow
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