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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 122 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1118 1046 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.50% 2.25% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.41% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 952 857
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -10 275 £50,000 - 28
Docklands, London +7 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Chiswick -8 5 £29,000 -3.33%
Chessington - 5 £32,500 -
Uxbridge +3 4 £34,500 -8.00%
Wimbledon - 3 £45,000 -
Croydon +3 2 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Romford -2 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Stanmore - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £35,000 -
Southwark - 1 £36,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £37,500 -
Hayes - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1445 (67.49%) SQL
2 834 (38.95%) Finance
3 764 (35.68%) UNIX
4 734 (34.28%) Windows
5 630 (29.43%) SQL Server
6 583 (27.23%) Oracle
7 571 (26.67%) Linux
8 405 (18.92%) Perl
9 403 (18.82%) Front Office
10 402 (18.78%) ITIL
11 357 (16.67%) Java
12 352 (16.44%) Banking
13 334 (15.60%) Microsoft
14 306 (14.29%) .NET
15 265 (12.38%) Python
15 265 (12.38%) Degree
16 250 (11.68%) MS Excel
16 250 (11.68%) C#
17 232 (10.84%) Sybase
18 211 (9.86%) Fixed Income
19 210 (9.81%) Equities
20 207 (9.67%) JavaScript
21 205 (9.57%) FIX Protocol
22 198 (9.25%) XML
23 190 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
24 188 (8.78%) IIS
25 182 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 176 (8.22%) Derivative
27 166 (7.75%) HTML
28 159 (7.43%) Investment Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 188 (8.78%) IIS
2 120 (5.60%) Tomcat
3 99 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 96 (4.48%) Apache
5 24 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.07%) MS Exchange
7 22 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 19 (0.89%) WorkSite
9 18 (0.84%) JBoss
9 18 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.61%) Confluence
10 13 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.51%) Drupal
11 11 (0.51%) CMS
11 11 (0.51%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.33%) SAS
13 7 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 250 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 105 (4.90%) MS Office
3 20 (0.93%) MS Project
4 11 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.33%) InDesign
6 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.093%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.047%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.047%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (2.48%) Markit EDM
2 50 (2.34%) thinkFolio
3 25 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.98%) ION MarketView
5 18 (0.84%) LatentZero
6 17 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.65%) RMDS
8 13 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
8 13 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.51%) Endur
9 11 (0.51%) Sentinel
10 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.42%) ACBS
11 8 (0.37%) Loan IQ
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.28%) Magento
12 6 (0.28%) Capstone
12 6 (0.28%) Fredhopper
12 6 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.01%) SaaS
2 22 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.33%) Office 365
5 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.047%) Joyent
7 1 (0.047%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 58 (2.71%) DNS
3 48 (2.24%) Internet
4 31 (1.45%) DHCP
5 27 (1.26%) LAN
6 26 (1.21%) WAN
7 24 (1.12%) HTTP
8 13 (0.61%) WebEx
9 12 (0.56%) Firewall
9 12 (0.56%) VPN
10 11 (0.51%) Unified Communications
11 10 (0.47%) Intranet
11 10 (0.47%) SMTP
12 9 (0.42%) FTP
13 8 (0.37%) LDAP
13 8 (0.37%) VoIP
13 8 (0.37%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.33%) SSL
15 5 (0.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (29.43%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.89%) Relational Database
3 108 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 84 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 79 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (2.34%) MySQL
9 39 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
11 35 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
14 23 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (0.93%) KDB
16 17 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.70%) MongoDB
18 13 (0.61%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 105 (4.90%) JIRA
2 41 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 21 (0.98%) Subversion
5 19 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 16 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.70%) JUnit
7 15 (0.70%) Maven
8 11 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.42%) SoapUI
9 9 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.42%) NUnit
9 9 (0.42%) FitNesse
10 8 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.28%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.28%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.23%) JMeter
12 5 (0.23%) Selenium
12 5 (0.23%) Toad
13 4 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
General
1 834 (38.95%) Finance
2 403 (18.82%) Front Office
3 352 (16.44%) Banking
4 154 (7.19%) Back Office
5 148 (6.91%) Investment Banking
6 79 (3.69%) Law
7 76 (3.55%) Legal
8 57 (2.66%) Financial Institution
9 53 (2.48%) Retail
10 45 (2.10%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.59%) Publishing
12 23 (1.07%) Marketing
13 20 (0.93%) Billing
14 19 (0.89%) Games
15 18 (0.84%) German Language
16 16 (0.75%) French Language
17 15 (0.70%) Advertising
18 12 (0.56%) Private Banking
19 7 (0.33%) General Ledger
20 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (14.29%) .NET
2 205 (9.57%) FIX Protocol
3 198 (9.25%) XML
4 166 (7.75%) HTML
5 93 (4.34%) ASP.NET
6 78 (3.64%) Web Services
7 74 (3.46%) CSS
8 58 (2.71%) J2EE
9 50 (2.34%) Middleware
10 48 (2.24%) jQuery
11 39 (1.82%) JSON
12 34 (1.59%) Spring
13 26 (1.21%) HTML5
14 23 (1.07%) WCF
14 23 (1.07%) MSMQ
14 23 (1.07%) Rendezvous
15 22 (1.03%) CGI
15 22 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
15 22 (1.03%) CSS3
16 19 (0.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.86%) Fixed Income
2 210 (9.81%) Equities
3 190 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 176 (8.22%) Derivative
6 146 (6.82%) Hedge funds
7 143 (6.68%) Computer Science
8 88 (4.11%) Management Information System
9 71 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
10 50 (2.34%) Mathematics
11 35 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 31 (1.45%) SWIFT
13 27 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.75%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.56%) Wiki
16 11 (0.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 11 (0.51%) Video Editing
17 10 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
18 9 (0.42%) Fedwire
19 8 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 764 (35.68%) UNIX
2 734 (34.28%) Windows
3 571 (26.67%) Linux
4 126 (5.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (3.50%) Solaris
7 50 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 29 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.56%) CentOS
11 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.47%) AIX
13 8 (0.37%) SUSE
14 7 (0.33%) Debian
15 6 (0.28%) Fedora
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.19%) Android
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (18.78%) ITIL
2 159 (7.43%) Investment Management
3 145 (6.77%) CRM
4 134 (6.26%) Change Management
5 130 (6.07%) Asset Management
6 128 (5.98%) Problem Management
7 123 (5.74%) Electronic Trading
8 113 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 110 (5.14%) Service Delivery
10 108 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (4.90%) Service Management
12 104 (4.86%) Project Management
13 79 (3.69%) Incident Management
14 74 (3.46%) Risk Management
15 72 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
16 70 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
17 65 (3.04%) Time Management
18 64 (2.99%) E-Commerce
19 59 (2.76%) Release Management
20 58 (2.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1445 (67.49%) SQL
2 405 (18.92%) Perl
3 357 (16.67%) Java
4 265 (12.38%) Python
5 250 (11.68%) C#
6 207 (9.67%) JavaScript
7 149 (6.96%) PowerShell
8 143 (6.68%) PL/SQL
9 122 (5.70%) T-SQL
10 119 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 76 (3.55%) Bash Shell
12 74 (3.46%) PHP
13 68 (3.18%) VBA
14 57 (2.66%) VB
15 56 (2.62%) C++
16 34 (1.59%) Korn
17 30 (1.40%) C
18 27 (1.26%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.93%) AWK
19 20 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 265 (12.38%) Degree
2 62 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.65%) MCP
6 12 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.42%) MCPD
9 7 (0.33%) MCSA
10 6 (0.28%) MCSD
10 6 (0.28%) MCSE
11 4 (0.19%) MCTS
11 4 (0.19%) HNC
11 4 (0.19%) HND
11 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.14%) CCNA
12 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.14%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.62%) QA
2 93 (4.34%) SLA
3 13 (0.61%) COBIT
4 11 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.093%) Basel III
5 2 (0.093%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.093%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.33%) DFS Replication
6 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.28%) XenApp
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.047%) Squid
9 1 (0.047%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.047%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.047%) qmail
Systems Management
1 48 (2.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 44 (2.06%) Puppet
3 37 (1.73%) Nagios
4 28 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (1.21%) Control-M
6 21 (0.98%) WSUS
7 17 (0.79%) SCOM
8 14 (0.65%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.61%) SCCM
10 9 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (0.42%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.33%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.23%) MOM
13 4 (0.19%) OpenView
13 4 (0.19%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.19%) Ansible
14 3 (0.14%) logstash
14 3 (0.14%) Opsview
14 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 583 (27.23%) Oracle
2 334 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 232 (10.84%) Sybase
4 82 (3.83%) Citrix
5 75 (3.50%) Bloomberg
6 74 (3.46%) Sun
7 65 (3.04%) Reuters
8 47 (2.20%) VMware
9 45 (2.10%) Red Hat
9 45 (2.10%) SAP
10 35 (1.63%) Murex
11 34 (1.59%) HP
12 30 (1.40%) Fidessa
12 30 (1.40%) IBM
13 29 (1.35%) BMC
14 27 (1.26%) Charles River
15 25 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (1.12%) Atlassian
17 23 (1.07%) Informatica
18 22 (1.03%) ION Trading
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