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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 57 84 56
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 51 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.64% 1.43% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 1.50% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £26,450 £20,953
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
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
1349 1067 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.36% 95.10% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 816 730 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (52.50%) SQL
2 30 (37.50%) .NET
3 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.00%) Oracle
5 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
5 23 (28.75%) ITIL
6 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
6 21 (26.25%) CRM
7 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 20 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (22.50%) Finance
9 17 (21.25%) C#
10 16 (20.00%) Cognos
11 15 (18.75%) Linux
11 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (18.75%) Release Management
12 14 (17.50%) SLA
12 14 (17.50%) Sybase
12 14 (17.50%) Windows
13 12 (15.00%) IIS
13 12 (15.00%) Banking
14 11 (13.75%) Informatica
14 11 (13.75%) Project Management
15 10 (12.50%) Investment Banking
15 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (11.25%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
16 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
16 9 (11.25%) T-SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.50%) Movex
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.25%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SSL
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
1 1 (1.25%) DMZ
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
1 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.50%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 10 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) XML
3 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.25%) Spring
5 1 (1.25%) JSF
5 1 (1.25%) Tapestry
5 1 (1.25%) WPF
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE 5
5 1 (1.25%) RichFaces
5 1 (1.25%) REST
5 1 (1.25%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.25%) GIS
1 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
3 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (10.00%) UNIX
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 21 (26.25%) CRM
3 15 (18.75%) Release Management
4 11 (13.75%) Project Management
5 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.75%) ERP
7 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.25%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.25%) Service Management
8 1 (1.25%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.25%) OO
8 1 (1.25%) ITSM
8 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
3 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Ruby
5 7 (8.75%) Java
5 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) VB
7 2 (2.50%) VB6
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
8 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Control-M
2 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.00%) Oracle
3 16 (20.00%) Cognos
4 14 (17.50%) Sybase
5 11 (13.75%) Informatica
6 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.50%) Apple
7 2 (2.50%) Epicor
7 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) IBM
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) Sun
8 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) JBoss
8 1 (1.25%) Infor
8 1 (1.25%) Sage
8 1 (1.25%) Lotus
8 1 (1.25%) Baan
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