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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 44 74 44
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 57 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.16% 2.14% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 2.25% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 31
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
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
1071 1023 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.92% 94.99% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 632 649 605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 46 (50.00%) SQL
2 41 (44.57%) .NET
3 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
3 33 (35.87%) C#
4 32 (34.78%) ITIL
4 32 (34.78%) CRM
5 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
6 29 (31.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 22 (23.91%) Cognos
8 22 (23.91%) Oracle
8 22 (23.91%) Release Management
8 22 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (22.83%) SLA
10 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (18.48%) Finance
12 16 (17.39%) Linux
13 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (14.13%) Sybase
15 12 (13.04%) Project Management
15 12 (13.04%) Banking
16 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
17 10 (10.87%) Java
17 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
17 10 (10.87%) Windows
17 10 (10.87%) Investment Banking
18 9 (9.78%) Ruby
18 9 (9.78%) Informatica
18 9 (9.78%) Red Hat

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Movex
3 1 (1.09%) Agresso
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.09%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.09%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) DMZ
1 1 (1.09%) SAN
1 1 (1.09%) Firewall
1 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 22 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) DTS
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
1 1 (1.09%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.57%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) XML
3 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) AppFabric
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) JSP
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
6 1 (1.09%) Struts
6 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.09%) JSF
6 1 (1.09%) Java EE 5
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (1.09%) WPF
6 1 (1.09%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (1.09%) Statistics
3 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 9 (9.78%) UNIX
3 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) ITIL
1 32 (34.78%) CRM
2 22 (23.91%) Release Management
3 12 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.26%) ERP
4 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.17%) Security Management
5 2 (2.17%) Change Management
5 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.09%) OO
6 1 (1.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.09%) ITSM
6 1 (1.09%) Service Management
6 1 (1.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.09%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) SQL
2 33 (35.87%) C#
3 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.87%) Java
4 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.78%) Ruby
6 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.26%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.91%) Cognos
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle
3 13 (14.13%) Sybase
4 9 (9.78%) Informatica
4 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.17%) Epicor
6 1 (1.09%) Lotus
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) Baan
6 1 (1.09%) Sun
6 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Infor
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