The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 111 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1143 984 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.53% 2.17% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.31% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 883 942
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in London

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in London

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

Applications Support Salary Histogram in London

Applications Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 318 £50,000 - 31
Uxbridge +3 8 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Croydon -2 7 £29,500 -9.23%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £27,500 - 1
Bromley -5 4 £40,000 -36.00%
Harrow -15 4 - -
Beckenham - 4 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £42,500 -
Sidcup +2 3 £23,500 -55.66% 1
Chiswick 0 2 £30,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £28,500 -
Romford +11 1 £27,500 +44.73%
Feltham +3 1 - -
Surbiton -1 1 £31,500 +31.25%
Twickenham - 1 £70,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 1383 (62.78%) SQL
2 805 (36.54%) Finance
3 717 (32.55%) Windows
4 701 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 584 (26.51%) Linux
6 579 (26.28%) UNIX
7 561 (25.47%) Oracle
8 452 (20.52%) ITIL
9 449 (20.38%) Java
10 404 (18.34%) Microsoft
11 401 (18.20%) .NET
12 378 (17.16%) Front Office
13 339 (15.39%) Banking
14 297 (13.48%) MS Excel
15 286 (12.98%) C#
16 269 (12.21%) Degree
17 231 (10.49%) Perl
18 201 (9.12%) IIS
19 199 (9.03%) HTML
20 189 (8.58%) JavaScript
21 186 (8.44%) XML
22 184 (8.35%) Tomcat
23 171 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
24 170 (7.72%) CRM
25 166 (7.54%) T-SQL
26 161 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
27 158 (7.17%) SharePoint
28 149 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 148 (6.72%) Equities
30 146 (6.63%) Python

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 201 (9.12%) IIS
2 184 (8.35%) Tomcat
3 158 (7.17%) SharePoint
4 139 (6.31%) Apache
5 70 (3.18%) WebSphere
6 68 (3.09%) JBoss
7 59 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
8 55 (2.50%) Node.js
9 34 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.13%) WorkSite
12 22 (1.00%) Confluence
13 19 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
14 14 (0.64%) Jetty
14 14 (0.64%) CMS
15 10 (0.45%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.36%) MQSeries
18 7 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 297 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 122 (5.54%) MS Office
3 8 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.32%) InDesign
4 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.23%) Stata
5 5 (0.23%) SPSS
6 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.091%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.045%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 79 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
4 15 (0.68%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 14 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.54%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.41%) Kondor+
10 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.36%) HiPortfolio
11 7 (0.32%) Endur
11 7 (0.32%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 7 (0.32%) Advent Moxy
12 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
12 6 (0.27%) RMDS
13 5 (0.23%) ZaiNet
13 5 (0.23%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.32%) SaaS
2 26 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.18%) IaaS
2 26 (1.18%) Joyent
3 15 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 2 (0.091%) Force.com
6 2 (0.091%) Office 365
6 2 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.95%) Firewall
2 72 (3.27%) Internet
3 47 (2.13%) FTP
3 47 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 43 (1.95%) HTTP
5 40 (1.82%) Intranet
6 38 (1.72%) LDAP
7 16 (0.73%) LAN
8 13 (0.59%) VPN
9 10 (0.45%) WAN
9 10 (0.45%) Extranet
10 9 (0.41%) DMZ
11 8 (0.36%) Multicast
12 7 (0.32%) SSL
13 6 (0.27%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.27%) SSH
14 5 (0.23%) SMTP
14 5 (0.23%) DHCP
14 5 (0.23%) DNS
14 5 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 149 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 143 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 119 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 102 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 92 (4.18%) MySQL
8 68 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
9 61 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 51 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
11 43 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (1.18%) Redis
14 24 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
15 22 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.91%) MS Access
17 20 (0.91%) Data Mining
18 16 (0.73%) KDB
18 16 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (1.82%) JIRA
2 32 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 31 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.18%) Firebug
5 24 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 23 (1.04%) JUnit
7 20 (0.91%) Maven
7 20 (0.91%) Ant
8 18 (0.82%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (0.82%) Subversion
9 14 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.32%) Hudson
11 7 (0.32%) Selenium
12 6 (0.27%) MSI
12 6 (0.27%) JMeter
13 5 (0.23%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.18%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.18%) CruiseControl
15 3 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
General
1 805 (36.54%) Finance
2 378 (17.16%) Front Office
3 339 (15.39%) Banking
4 145 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 88 (3.99%) Back Office
6 84 (3.81%) Law
7 73 (3.31%) Legal
8 60 (2.72%) Retail
9 50 (2.27%) Publishing
10 34 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.41%) Billing
12 29 (1.32%) Advertising
12 29 (1.32%) Marketing
13 23 (1.04%) French Language
14 19 (0.86%) German Language
15 18 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.77%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.45%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (18.20%) .NET
2 199 (9.03%) HTML
3 186 (8.44%) XML
4 126 (5.72%) Web Services
5 116 (5.27%) ASP.NET
6 114 (5.17%) CSS
7 81 (3.68%) J2EE
8 80 (3.63%) Middleware
9 71 (3.22%) FIX Protocol
10 60 (2.72%) Spring
11 57 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
12 39 (1.77%) SOAP
13 36 (1.63%) .NET Framework
14 33 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
15 29 (1.32%) Hibernate
16 26 (1.18%) Struts
17 23 (1.04%) Java EE
18 21 (0.95%) JMS
19 20 (0.91%) JPA
20 19 (0.86%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 171 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (6.72%) Equities
3 138 (6.26%) Derivative
4 134 (6.08%) Fixed Income
5 119 (5.40%) Computer Science
6 116 (5.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 57 (2.59%) Hedge funds
8 50 (2.27%) SWIFT
9 38 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
10 36 (1.63%) Open Source
11 34 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 17 (0.77%) Credit Risk
13 13 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (0.59%) Market Risk
14 10 (0.45%) Life Science
14 10 (0.45%) Data Extraction
15 9 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 717 (32.55%) Windows
2 584 (26.51%) Linux
3 579 (26.28%) UNIX
4 161 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (4.58%) Solaris
6 93 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 66 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (2.04%) Windows XP
10 31 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.09%) AIX
13 14 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (0.59%) HPUX
15 12 (0.54%) CentOS
15 12 (0.54%) Fedora
16 11 (0.50%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.23%) SUSE
19 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (20.52%) ITIL
2 170 (7.72%) CRM
3 121 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
5 107 (4.86%) Electronic Trading
6 102 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 94 (4.27%) Project Management
8 84 (3.81%) Service Delivery
9 83 (3.77%) Service Management
10 80 (3.63%) Problem Management
11 74 (3.36%) Asset Management
12 72 (3.27%) Incident Management
13 69 (3.13%) Risk Management
13 69 (3.13%) E-Commerce
14 66 (3.00%) Investment Management
15 61 (2.77%) Change Management
15 61 (2.77%) Release Management
16 60 (2.72%) Change Control
17 56 (2.54%) Mentoring
18 49 (2.22%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1383 (62.78%) SQL
2 449 (20.38%) Java
3 286 (12.98%) C#
4 231 (10.49%) Perl
5 189 (8.58%) JavaScript
6 166 (7.54%) T-SQL
7 146 (6.63%) Python
8 119 (5.40%) Shell Script
9 101 (4.58%) VB
10 97 (4.40%) VBA
11 90 (4.09%) C++
12 62 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 59 (2.68%) Bash Shell
14 51 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 51 (2.32%) PowerShell
15 42 (1.91%) C
16 32 (1.45%) VB6
16 32 (1.45%) Ruby
17 29 (1.32%) VBScript
18 26 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 269 (12.21%) Degree
2 79 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
3 38 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 16 (0.73%) MCDBA
5 14 (0.64%) MCP
6 13 (0.59%) MCSE
7 10 (0.45%) MCTS
8 9 (0.41%) ISEB
8 9 (0.41%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.27%) MCAD
9 6 (0.27%) MCSD
10 5 (0.23%) MOS
10 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.14%) HND
12 3 (0.14%) CFA
13 2 (0.091%) MCITP
13 2 (0.091%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (6.26%) SLA
2 59 (2.68%) QA
3 10 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) EMIR
7 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.091%) MiFID
8 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.091%) HL7
8 2 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 93 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.32%) ClearTrust
3 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
4 6 (0.27%) XenApp
5 5 (0.23%) Squid
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.091%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.091%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.091%) KVM
7 2 (0.091%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.091%) Snort
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (1.45%) Puppet
2 28 (1.27%) Tivoli
3 25 (1.13%) Control-M
4 23 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
5 20 (0.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 13 (0.59%) Nagios
7 9 (0.41%) OpenView
7 9 (0.41%) SCCM
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.23%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.14%) OVSD
9 3 (0.14%) Opsview
9 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.091%) WSUS
10 2 (0.091%) Munin
10 2 (0.091%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.091%) Foglight
10 2 (0.091%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.045%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 561 (25.47%) Oracle
2 404 (18.34%) Microsoft
3 114 (5.17%) Sybase
4 89 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 59 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (2.50%) Bloomberg
7 54 (2.45%) Business Objects
8 46 (2.09%) Citrix
9 45 (2.04%) Sun
10 34 (1.54%) VMware
10 34 (1.54%) SAP
11 33 (1.50%) thinkFolio
11 33 (1.50%) Remedy
12 30 (1.36%) Reuters
13 29 (1.32%) ServiceNow
13 29 (1.32%) F5
14 28 (1.27%) Calypso
15 26 (1.18%) Fidessa
16 25 (1.13%) Cognos
16 25 (1.13%) SunGard
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: 12 - 18 month FTC
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £39000 per annum + work / life balance
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £49000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago