The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 129 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1062 933 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.21% 2.10% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.25% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 997 827 1078
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44914 41458 48802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.50% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34692 42465
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +14 367 £50,000 - 52
Bromley -3 11 £37,500 +78.57% 1
Chiswick - 10 £30,000 -
Romford +5 8 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Croydon +5 7 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Uxbridge +2 3 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Twickenham +7 2 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -11 1 - -
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Enfield - 1 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £37,500 - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1330 (63.85%) SQL
2 779 (37.40%) Finance
3 690 (33.13%) Windows
4 617 (29.62%) SQL Server
5 559 (26.84%) Oracle
6 538 (25.83%) UNIX
7 504 (24.20%) Linux
8 469 (22.52%) Java
9 389 (18.67%) ITIL
10 347 (16.66%) Microsoft
10 347 (16.66%) Front Office
10 347 (16.66%) Banking
11 323 (15.51%) .NET
12 288 (13.83%) Degree
13 261 (12.53%) MS Excel
14 248 (11.91%) C#
15 226 (10.85%) HTML
16 207 (9.94%) Perl
17 205 (9.84%) XML
18 185 (8.88%) JavaScript
19 174 (8.35%) Tomcat
20 171 (8.21%) IIS
21 157 (7.54%) Oracle Database
22 156 (7.49%) Derivative
23 151 (7.25%) Equities
23 151 (7.25%) T-SQL
24 146 (7.01%) Investment Banking
25 137 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
26 134 (6.43%) Apache
27 133 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 174 (8.35%) Tomcat
2 171 (8.21%) IIS
3 134 (6.43%) Apache
4 106 (5.09%) SharePoint
5 91 (4.37%) WebSphere
6 47 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 45 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 45 (2.16%) Node.js
8 31 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
9 26 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (1.06%) CMS
12 21 (1.01%) Confluence
13 16 (0.77%) Jetty
14 15 (0.72%) WorkSite
15 9 (0.43%) MQSeries
16 8 (0.38%) nginx
17 7 (0.34%) MS Exchange
18 6 (0.29%) Drupal
19 5 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 261 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 126 (6.05%) MS Office
3 9 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.38%) InDesign
5 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.14%) Stata
9 2 (0.096%) MS Project
10 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 51 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.15%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.96%) LatentZero
4 17 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
6 14 (0.67%) ION MarketView
6 14 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.62%) Maximo
8 12 (0.58%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 11 (0.53%) Endur
9 11 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.43%) Misys Opics
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
12 5 (0.24%) Academy Housing
12 5 (0.24%) arcHouse
12 5 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.39%) SaaS
2 26 (1.25%) Joyent
2 26 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.25%) IaaS
3 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.19%) Force.com
5 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.048%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.84%) Firewall
2 68 (3.26%) Internet
3 55 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.82%) HTTP
5 37 (1.78%) Intranet
6 33 (1.58%) LDAP
7 30 (1.44%) FTP
8 16 (0.77%) LAN
9 11 (0.53%) VPN
10 9 (0.43%) DMZ
11 8 (0.38%) Extranet
11 8 (0.38%) SMS
11 8 (0.38%) WAN
12 7 (0.34%) ATM
13 6 (0.29%) SMTP
14 5 (0.24%) SAN
15 4 (0.19%) GPRS
15 4 (0.19%) DNS
15 4 (0.19%) DHCP
15 4 (0.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (29.62%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.54%) Oracle Database
3 133 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 110 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 101 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 91 (4.37%) MySQL
8 79 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 58 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
10 52 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 46 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (1.58%) MS Access
14 31 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
15 30 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
16 28 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (1.25%) Redis
18 25 (1.20%) KDB
18 25 (1.20%) DB2
19 24 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (1.87%) JUnit
2 36 (1.73%) JIRA
3 31 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.44%) Ant
5 28 (1.34%) Maven
6 26 (1.25%) Firebug
6 26 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
7 25 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 25 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 20 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (0.91%) Subversion
10 12 (0.58%) Selenium
11 11 (0.53%) JMeter
11 11 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.43%) MSI
13 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.29%) Hudson
15 5 (0.24%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 779 (37.40%) Finance
2 347 (16.66%) Front Office
2 347 (16.66%) Banking
3 146 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 115 (5.52%) Back Office
5 58 (2.78%) Law
6 57 (2.74%) Legal
7 54 (2.59%) Retail
8 39 (1.87%) Publishing
9 35 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.58%) Marketing
11 32 (1.54%) Advertising
12 26 (1.25%) Telecoms
13 23 (1.10%) Billing
14 17 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.77%) Automotive
16 14 (0.67%) French Language
17 11 (0.53%) German Language
17 11 (0.53%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.48%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (15.51%) .NET
2 226 (10.85%) HTML
3 205 (9.84%) XML
4 117 (5.62%) CSS
4 117 (5.62%) Web Services
5 107 (5.14%) ASP.NET
6 97 (4.66%) J2EE
7 84 (4.03%) Spring
8 82 (3.94%) Middleware
9 49 (2.35%) Hibernate
10 48 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
11 45 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
12 43 (2.06%) SOAP
13 39 (1.87%) Struts
14 34 (1.63%) .NET Framework
15 32 (1.54%) WPF
16 31 (1.49%) HTML5
17 30 (1.44%) Java EE
18 29 (1.39%) JSP
19 28 (1.34%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.49%) Derivative
2 151 (7.25%) Equities
3 131 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 124 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 119 (5.71%) Fixed Income
6 70 (3.36%) Hedge funds
7 50 (2.40%) SWIFT
8 46 (2.21%) Client/Server
9 43 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 42 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
11 30 (1.44%) Open Source
12 27 (1.30%) Credit Risk
13 24 (1.15%) Statistics
13 24 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
14 20 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.62%) Market Risk
16 12 (0.58%) STB
16 12 (0.58%) Grid Computing
17 10 (0.48%) Reference Data
18 9 (0.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 690 (33.13%) Windows
2 538 (25.83%) UNIX
3 504 (24.20%) Linux
4 137 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (5.71%) Solaris
6 85 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (3.89%) Windows 7
8 59 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (2.64%) Windows XP
10 27 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (1.20%) AIX
12 19 (0.91%) HPUX
13 17 (0.82%) Windows Vista
14 14 (0.67%) Fedora
15 13 (0.62%) SUSE
16 12 (0.58%) CentOS
16 12 (0.58%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.14%) Android
18 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (18.67%) ITIL
2 115 (5.52%) CRM
3 105 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 104 (4.99%) Electronic Trading
5 98 (4.70%) Investment Management
6 95 (4.56%) Service Delivery
7 91 (4.37%) Service Management
8 89 (4.27%) Asset Management
9 84 (4.03%) Project Management
10 80 (3.84%) Problem Management
11 77 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
12 68 (3.26%) Risk Management
13 65 (3.12%) Incident Management
14 62 (2.98%) Change Management
15 57 (2.74%) E-Commerce
16 52 (2.50%) MVC
16 52 (2.50%) Algorithmic Trading
17 50 (2.40%) Business Analysis
18 47 (2.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (2.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1330 (63.85%) SQL
2 469 (22.52%) Java
3 248 (11.91%) C#
4 207 (9.94%) Perl
5 185 (8.88%) JavaScript
6 151 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 128 (6.14%) Python
8 113 (5.42%) VBA
9 110 (5.28%) Shell Script
10 89 (4.27%) PL/SQL
11 80 (3.84%) VB
12 73 (3.50%) PowerShell
13 68 (3.26%) C++
14 54 (2.59%) Bash Shell
15 42 (2.02%) VB.NET
16 40 (1.92%) PHP
17 36 (1.73%) VBScript
18 32 (1.54%) C
19 31 (1.49%) Ruby
20 22 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 288 (13.83%) Degree
2 72 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
3 36 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (0.77%) MCP
5 14 (0.67%) MCSE
5 14 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (0.53%) MCITP
7 7 (0.34%) MCDBA
8 6 (0.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.29%) MCTS
9 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.24%) MCSA
9 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.19%) HND
10 4 (0.19%) ISEB
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.14%) CFA
11 3 (0.14%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.096%) MOS
13 1 (0.048%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.71%) SLA
2 69 (3.31%) QA
3 18 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.38%) COBIT
5 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.29%) EMIR
6 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.096%) MiFID
8 2 (0.096%) HL7
8 2 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 124 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.72%) XenApp
4 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.38%) Squid
5 7 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.19%) Snort
6 4 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.096%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.096%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.048%) ClearTrust
9 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (1.44%) Tivoli
2 28 (1.34%) Puppet
3 26 (1.25%) Control-M
4 23 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
5 21 (1.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 18 (0.86%) SCCM
7 12 (0.58%) Nagios
8 7 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.24%) OpenView
10 4 (0.19%) Munin
11 3 (0.14%) SCOM
11 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.14%) WSUS
12 2 (0.096%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.048%) OVSD
13 1 (0.048%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.048%) HP SiteScope
13 1 (0.048%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 559 (26.84%) Oracle
2 347 (16.66%) Microsoft
3 113 (5.42%) Sybase
4 85 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 77 (3.70%) JBoss
6 64 (3.07%) Citrix
7 48 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 47 (2.26%) Sun
9 46 (2.21%) Business Objects
10 42 (2.02%) thinkFolio
11 38 (1.82%) IBM
11 38 (1.82%) Fidessa
11 38 (1.82%) Charles River
11 38 (1.82%) VMware
12 33 (1.58%) Bloomberg
13 32 (1.54%) ION Trading
14 31 (1.49%) SAP
15 28 (1.34%) Brady
16 26 (1.25%) Reuters
16 26 (1.25%) OpenLink
Romford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-70k base + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
thePlatform
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum salary, bonus, pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50-65k + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago