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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 130 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 985 986 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.25% 2.12% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.25% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 878 881 835
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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 -30 245 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Docklands, London +13 14 £47,500 -
Croydon +14 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Bromley - 6 £42,500 -
Beckenham - 5 £36,500 -
Ruislip - 4 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £60,000 -
Paddington - 3 - -
Upminster +5 2 £21,250 -27.96%
Uxbridge +2 2 £26,250 -34.37%
Enfield +1 2 £32,500 +47.72%
Romford -2 2 £30,750 +2.50%
Finchley - 2 £31,500 -
Mayfair - 2 £60,000 -
Harrow +6 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 - - 1
Chessington - 1 £32,500 - 2
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £70,000 -
Westminster - 1 £85,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1304 (66.43%) SQL
2 874 (44.52%) Finance
3 686 (34.95%) Windows
4 573 (29.19%) SQL Server
5 546 (27.81%) UNIX
6 485 (24.71%) Linux
7 472 (24.04%) Oracle
8 378 (19.26%) Microsoft
9 373 (19.00%) Front Office
10 356 (18.14%) ITIL
11 342 (17.42%) Java
12 303 (15.44%) .NET
12 303 (15.44%) Banking
13 284 (14.47%) Degree
14 279 (14.21%) Perl
15 260 (13.25%) MS Excel
16 254 (12.94%) C#
17 205 (10.44%) IIS
18 179 (9.12%) Investment Banking
19 175 (8.91%) Fixed Income
20 173 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
21 168 (8.56%) Equities
22 153 (7.79%) Derivative
22 153 (7.79%) T-SQL
22 153 (7.79%) XML
23 145 (7.39%) Python
24 144 (7.34%) JavaScript
25 139 (7.08%) Shell Script
26 135 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
26 135 (6.88%) Hedge funds

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 205 (10.44%) IIS
2 105 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 83 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 57 (2.90%) Apache
5 44 (2.24%) JBoss
6 43 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 25 (1.27%) WorkSite
7 25 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.12%) Confluence
9 21 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (0.87%) MQSeries
11 15 (0.76%) CMS
12 14 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (0.56%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.56%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.51%) Node.js
15 9 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 260 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.72%) MS Office
3 16 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) Stata
5 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.051%) SPSS
6 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 50 (2.55%) thinkFolio
2 32 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.22%) Endur
4 23 (1.17%) ION MarketView
5 20 (1.02%) Markit EDM
6 18 (0.92%) LatentZero
7 14 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (0.66%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 12 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.51%) Kondor+
11 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.36%) RMDS
12 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.31%) LongView
13 6 (0.31%) Adaptiv
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
14 5 (0.25%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.21%) SaaS
2 6 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.20%) Force.com
3 4 (0.20%) Joyent
3 4 (0.20%) IaaS
4 2 (0.10%) PaaS
4 2 (0.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.06%) Internet
2 47 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.19%) Firewall
4 38 (1.94%) FTP
5 35 (1.78%) WAN
5 35 (1.78%) LAN
6 33 (1.68%) HTTP
7 30 (1.53%) DNS
8 17 (0.87%) Intranet
9 15 (0.76%) DHCP
10 7 (0.36%) SSH
11 6 (0.31%) Wireless
12 5 (0.25%) Telnet
12 5 (0.25%) LDAP
13 4 (0.20%) SSL
13 4 (0.20%) VPN
13 4 (0.20%) VLAN
14 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.15%) VoIP
15 2 (0.10%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 573 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 69 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 58 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 58 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 58 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (2.85%) MySQL
8 39 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
9 35 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 26 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.12%) DB2
11 22 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.66%) MS Access
14 11 (0.56%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.51%) Essbase
16 9 (0.46%) KDB
17 8 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (1.94%) JIRA
2 27 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.02%) Subversion
5 15 (0.76%) Maven
5 15 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.36%) JUnit
8 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.31%) Toad
9 5 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (0.25%) JMeter
9 5 (0.25%) Selenium
10 4 (0.20%) Firebug
11 3 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.15%) MSI
11 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.15%) WinDbg
12 2 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 874 (44.52%) Finance
2 373 (19.00%) Front Office
3 303 (15.44%) Banking
4 179 (9.12%) Investment Banking
5 114 (5.81%) Back Office
6 92 (4.69%) Retail
7 80 (4.08%) Legal
8 69 (3.52%) Law
9 47 (2.39%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.58%) Publishing
11 30 (1.53%) German Language
12 25 (1.27%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.07%) Marketing
14 17 (0.87%) French Language
15 15 (0.76%) Advertising
16 12 (0.61%) Billing
17 11 (0.56%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.46%) Private Banking
19 7 (0.36%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (15.44%) .NET
2 153 (7.79%) XML
3 135 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
4 129 (6.57%) HTML
5 99 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 92 (4.69%) Web Services
7 80 (4.08%) Middleware
8 66 (3.36%) CSS
9 65 (3.31%) J2EE
10 30 (1.53%) .NET Framework
11 28 (1.43%) Spring
12 26 (1.32%) Classic ASP
13 24 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (1.17%) XSLT
15 20 (1.02%) JDBC
16 19 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (0.92%) jQuery
17 18 (0.92%) WCF
18 15 (0.76%) Apache Axis
18 15 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.91%) Fixed Income
2 173 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (8.56%) Equities
4 153 (7.79%) Derivative
5 135 (6.88%) Hedge funds
6 131 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 121 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 57 (2.90%) Equity Derivative
9 54 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 46 (2.34%) Mathematics
11 29 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.43%) Grid Computing
13 26 (1.32%) CMDB
14 23 (1.17%) SWIFT
14 23 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.61%) Social Media
16 11 (0.56%) iPad
16 11 (0.56%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.56%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 686 (34.95%) Windows
2 546 (27.81%) UNIX
3 485 (24.71%) Linux
4 114 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (2.95%) Windows XP
6 58 (2.95%) Solaris
7 42 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (0.97%) AIX
12 9 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.46%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.41%) SUSE
14 7 (0.36%) CentOS
15 6 (0.31%) Debian
15 6 (0.31%) Fedora
15 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (18.14%) ITIL
2 134 (6.83%) CRM
3 104 (5.30%) Investment Management
4 99 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 92 (4.69%) Asset Management
6 88 (4.48%) Problem Management
7 79 (4.02%) Project Management
8 70 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 68 (3.46%) Electronic Trading
10 67 (3.41%) Change Management
11 62 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (3.06%) E-Commerce
12 60 (3.06%) Risk Management
13 59 (3.01%) Service Delivery
14 57 (2.90%) Data Management
15 54 (2.75%) Service Management
15 54 (2.75%) Release Management
16 53 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (2.55%) Incident Management
18 41 (2.09%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 1304 (66.43%) SQL
2 342 (17.42%) Java
3 279 (14.21%) Perl
4 254 (12.94%) C#
5 153 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 145 (7.39%) Python
7 144 (7.34%) JavaScript
8 139 (7.08%) Shell Script
9 104 (5.30%) C++
10 84 (4.28%) Bash Shell
11 78 (3.97%) VBA
12 76 (3.87%) VB
13 66 (3.36%) PowerShell
14 53 (2.70%) PL/SQL
15 40 (2.04%) VBScript
16 30 (1.53%) PHP
17 28 (1.43%) Ruby
18 26 (1.32%) C
19 25 (1.27%) VB.NET
20 18 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 284 (14.47%) Degree
2 65 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
3 36 (1.83%) MCP
4 25 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.66%) MCSE
6 11 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.41%) MCPD
8 8 (0.41%) MCSD
9 7 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.31%) MCSA
11 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.25%) HND
12 4 (0.20%) MOS
12 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.15%) RHCE
13 3 (0.15%) OCA
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.43%) SLA
2 70 (3.57%) QA
3 10 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.25%) COBIT
5 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.051%) HL7
7 1 (0.051%) DICOM
7 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.051%) Basel III
System Software
1 77 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.25%) Squid
3 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.15%) XenApp
5 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.10%) KVM
7 1 (0.051%) vSphere
7 1 (0.051%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.051%) UAG
7 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.051%) Samba
7 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (1.83%) Puppet
2 21 (1.07%) Control-M
3 20 (1.02%) Nagios
3 20 (1.02%) OpenView
4 16 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.61%) Ansible
7 6 (0.31%) WSUS
8 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.25%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.25%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.25%) logstash
8 5 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.20%) Opsview
10 3 (0.15%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.15%) SCCM
11 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.10%) RTView
12 1 (0.051%) nmon
Vendors
1 472 (24.04%) Oracle
2 378 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 99 (5.04%) Sybase
4 81 (4.13%) Bloomberg
5 51 (2.60%) Citrix
6 41 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 40 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 37 (1.88%) HP
9 34 (1.73%) SunGard
10 30 (1.53%) ION Trading
11 29 (1.48%) VMware
11 29 (1.48%) Reuters
12 28 (1.43%) Fidessa
13 27 (1.38%) Sun
13 27 (1.38%) Business Objects
13 27 (1.38%) IBM
14 24 (1.22%) OpenLink
15 23 (1.17%) Charles River
15 23 (1.17%) NYFIX
16 20 (1.02%) SAP
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