The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 106 139 90
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 69 43 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.87% 1.17% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.22% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 59
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3605 3530 2730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.51% 96.34% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2905 2834 2208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,635 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Leeds

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 116 (67.84%) SQL
2 88 (51.46%) Microsoft
3 83 (48.54%) ITIL
4 75 (43.86%) Windows
5 66 (38.60%) MS Excel
6 63 (36.84%) .NET
7 54 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 53 (30.99%) CRM
9 49 (28.65%) XML
10 48 (28.07%) C#
11 43 (25.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (23.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 37 (21.64%) SAN
14 32 (18.71%) SLA
15 30 (17.54%) Oracle
15 30 (17.54%) Finance
16 29 (16.96%) Web Services
17 28 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (14.62%) SharePoint
19 24 (14.04%) UNIX
20 22 (12.87%) IIS
21 21 (12.28%) Service Management
21 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
21 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 20 (11.70%) HTML
22 20 (11.70%) T-SQL
23 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
24 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2005
25 16 (9.36%) Time Management
25 16 (9.36%) VBA

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (14.62%) SharePoint
2 22 (12.87%) IIS
3 12 (7.02%) Apache
3 12 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.43%) SAS
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.34%) Mule
7 2 (1.17%) Lync
7 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (38.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (23.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.58%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.64%) SAN
2 10 (5.85%) LAN
2 10 (5.85%) WAN
3 7 (4.09%) DNS
4 5 (2.92%) SSL
4 5 (2.92%) DHCP
4 5 (2.92%) Firewall
5 4 (2.34%) Internet
6 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (7.60%) MS Access
5 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (5.26%) MySQL
7 8 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.17%) Essbase
11 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (17.54%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) French Language
3 6 (3.51%) Legal
4 5 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.84%) .NET
2 49 (28.65%) XML
3 29 (16.96%) Web Services
4 20 (11.70%) HTML
5 13 (7.60%) CSS
6 11 (6.43%) jQuery
7 10 (5.85%) COM+
8 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.68%) Classic ASP
9 8 (4.68%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.92%) LAMP
11 4 (2.34%) Java EE
12 2 (1.17%) Application Packaging
12 2 (1.17%) WCF
12 2 (1.17%) COM
13 1 (0.58%) SOAP
13 1 (0.58%) J2EE
13 1 (0.58%) Spring
13 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.43%) Statistics
4 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.34%) NHS
5 2 (1.17%) GIS
5 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (43.86%) Windows
2 24 (14.04%) UNIX
3 10 (5.85%) Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.54%) ITIL
2 53 (30.99%) CRM
3 43 (25.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (12.28%) Service Management
4 21 (12.28%) Service Delivery
5 16 (9.36%) Time Management
6 15 (8.77%) Change Management
7 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.43%) Migration
9 11 (6.43%) Performance Management
10 10 (5.85%) Line Management
10 10 (5.85%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.26%) OO
12 8 (4.68%) Project Management
12 8 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.09%) Workflow
13 7 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (67.84%) SQL
2 48 (28.07%) C#
3 20 (11.70%) T-SQL
4 16 (9.36%) VBA
5 15 (8.77%) VB
5 15 (8.77%) Java
6 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.43%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.26%) C
9 8 (4.68%) C++
10 4 (2.34%) Perl
10 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.34%) MCSE
2 4 (2.34%) MCSA
2 4 (2.34%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.92%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.17%) SCOM
2 2 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.17%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 88 (51.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.54%) Oracle
3 11 (6.43%) Alterian
4 8 (4.68%) Sybase
5 7 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.51%) Siebel
6 6 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.92%) Cognos
8 4 (2.34%) HP
8 4 (2.34%) IBM
9 3 (1.75%) Laserfiche
9 3 (1.75%) Citrix
9 3 (1.75%) VMware
10 2 (1.17%) Sophos
10 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.17%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.17%) Splunk
10 2 (1.17%) Symantec
11 1 (0.58%) Remedy
11 1 (0.58%) Syclo
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