The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 82 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 30 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.16% 3.82% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 4.08% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1336 1005 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.05% 93.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 865 553 590
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Applications Support
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) Oracle
3 19 (46.34%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 13 (31.71%) .NET
5 12 (29.27%) XML
5 12 (29.27%) ITIL
5 12 (29.27%) UNIX
6 11 (26.83%) IIS
7 9 (21.95%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.51%) Linux
9 7 (17.07%) Sybase
10 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
10 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (12.20%) High Availability
11 5 (12.20%) Statistics
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
12 4 (9.76%) Informatica
12 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
12 4 (9.76%) MS Office
12 4 (9.76%) VB

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) LiveLink
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) Tapestry
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) Struts
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Statistics
2 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) UNIX
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.20%) High Availability
3 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) SOA
3 3 (7.32%) ETL
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.44%) Document Management
5 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) TDD
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.44%) BDD
5 1 (2.44%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.76%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) VB6
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Korn
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Sybase
4 4 (9.76%) Informatica
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Open Text
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
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