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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 62 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 33 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.12% 2.74% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 2.87% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £54,500 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
1015 1082 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.94% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 679 660 661
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £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
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 18 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 43 (46.74%) SQL
2 37 (40.22%) .NET
3 36 (39.13%) ITIL
4 35 (38.04%) SQL Server
5 33 (35.87%) C#
6 31 (33.70%) CRM
7 29 (31.52%) SharePoint
8 28 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
10 26 (28.26%) Cognos
11 24 (26.09%) Oracle
11 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
12 23 (25.00%) Finance
12 23 (25.00%) Release Management
13 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (21.74%) SLA
15 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (19.57%) Sybase
17 16 (17.39%) Linux
18 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (14.13%) Java
19 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
20 11 (11.96%) PL/SQL
20 11 (11.96%) UNIX
20 11 (11.96%) Project Management
20 11 (11.96%) Banking
20 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking
21 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 10 (10.87%) Informatica
21 10 (10.87%) Red Hat

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Movex
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
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%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) DMZ
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.17%) DTS
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
2 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) JSP
2 5 (5.43%) SOAP
2 5 (5.43%) Struts
2 5 (5.43%) XML
2 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (5.43%) JSF
2 5 (5.43%) jQuery
2 5 (5.43%) JBoss Seam
2 5 (5.43%) Java EE 5
2 5 (5.43%) RichFaces
2 5 (5.43%) REST
2 5 (5.43%) JAX-RS
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.26%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) Classic ASP
5 2 (2.17%) AppFabric
5 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
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 11 (11.96%) UNIX
3 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.52%) Windows
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) ITIL
2 31 (33.70%) CRM
3 23 (25.00%) Release Management
4 11 (11.96%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.17%) Security Management
7 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.17%) ERP
7 2 (2.17%) Service Management
7 2 (2.17%) Change Management
7 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.09%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.09%) TDD
8 1 (1.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) SQL
2 33 (35.87%) C#
3 13 (14.13%) Java
3 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.96%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.78%) Ruby
6 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.52%) VB
8 5 (5.43%) VBA
9 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.17%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.26%) Cognos
3 24 (26.09%) Oracle
4 18 (19.57%) Sybase
5 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.87%) Informatica
6 2 (2.17%) Epicor
6 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Baan
7 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.09%) Sage
7 1 (1.09%) Infor
7 1 (1.09%) Lotus
7 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Sun