The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 82 96 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 0.84% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.87% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +23.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
Applications Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1044 1154 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.34% 97.30% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 685 725 559
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Glasgow region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 27 (40.30%) ITIL
3 25 (37.31%) .NET
3 25 (37.31%) C#
4 21 (31.34%) Oracle
4 21 (31.34%) CRM
5 20 (29.85%) Cognos
5 20 (29.85%) Finance
6 19 (28.36%) SharePoint
7 18 (26.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
9 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
9 16 (23.88%) Release Management
10 15 (22.39%) Java
11 14 (20.90%) Sybase
11 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (19.40%) Linux
13 12 (17.91%) UNIX
13 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.43%) SLA
15 8 (11.94%) Degree
15 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (10.45%) Investment Banking
16 7 (10.45%) Banking
16 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
16 7 (10.45%) Project Management
16 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
16 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
16 7 (10.45%) VB

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 19 (28.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.96%) JBoss
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Movex
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.49%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (1.49%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.49%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) DMZ
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) KDB
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.49%) DTS
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Investment Banking
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) JSP
2 6 (8.96%) SOAP
2 6 (8.96%) Struts
2 6 (8.96%) JSF
2 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.96%) jQuery
2 6 (8.96%) JBoss Seam
2 6 (8.96%) Java EE 5
2 6 (8.96%) RichFaces
2 6 (8.96%) REST
2 6 (8.96%) JAX-RS
3 4 (5.97%) XML
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.99%) AppFabric
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Derivative
2 2 (2.99%) CMDB
2 2 (2.99%) Equities
3 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) UNIX
3 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Windows
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) ITIL
2 21 (31.34%) CRM
3 16 (23.88%) Release Management
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.99%) ERP
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.99%) Security Management
7 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.49%) People Management
8 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.49%) OpenUP
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 25 (37.31%) C#
3 15 (22.39%) Java
4 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) VB
5 6 (8.96%) VBA
5 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.97%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 20 (29.85%) Cognos
3 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.90%) Sybase
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.96%) Informatica
6 2 (2.99%) Epicor
7 1 (1.49%) Infor
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) Baan
7 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.49%) Sage
7 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
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