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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 113 136 122
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1117 968 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.47% 2.15% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.30% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 874 990
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +15 349 £50,000 - 39
Uxbridge +6 7 £33,500 +7.20%
Croydon -1 7 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Chiswick +2 4 £30,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £27,500 - 1
Bromley -8 3 £45,000 +114.28% 2
Sidcup +1 2 £23,500 -55.66%
Harrow -16 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £28,500 -
Twickenham +4 1 £70,000 +100.00%
Surbiton - 1 £31,500 -
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 1401 (64.03%) SQL
2 800 (36.56%) Finance
3 741 (33.87%) Windows
4 687 (31.40%) SQL Server
5 568 (25.96%) Linux
6 565 (25.82%) UNIX
7 555 (25.37%) Oracle
8 455 (20.80%) Java
9 435 (19.88%) ITIL
10 403 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 402 (18.37%) .NET
12 363 (16.59%) Front Office
13 343 (15.68%) Banking
14 293 (13.39%) C#
14 293 (13.39%) MS Excel
15 269 (12.29%) Degree
16 220 (10.05%) Perl
17 207 (9.46%) HTML
18 202 (9.23%) XML
19 197 (9.00%) IIS
20 188 (8.59%) JavaScript
21 182 (8.32%) Tomcat
22 177 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
23 157 (7.18%) CRM
24 155 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
25 153 (6.99%) SharePoint
25 153 (6.99%) T-SQL
26 152 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 151 (6.90%) Oracle Database
28 149 (6.81%) Equities

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 197 (9.00%) IIS
2 182 (8.32%) Tomcat
3 153 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 139 (6.35%) Apache
5 77 (3.52%) WebSphere
6 65 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
7 54 (2.47%) Node.js
8 39 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
9 26 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.01%) Confluence
11 21 (0.96%) WorkSite
12 18 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.73%) Jetty
14 14 (0.64%) CMS
15 12 (0.55%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.32%) MQSeries
17 7 (0.32%) SAS
18 6 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 293 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.48%) MS Office
3 8 (0.37%) InDesign
3 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.23%) SPSS
6 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.14%) Stata
8 2 (0.091%) MS Project
9 1 (0.046%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 74 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.01%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.91%) IntelliMatch
4 16 (0.73%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 15 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.59%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
10 7 (0.32%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 7 (0.32%) Advent Moxy
10 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.32%) Endur
11 6 (0.27%) RMDS
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.23%) Temenos T24
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.15%) SaaS
2 26 (1.19%) IaaS
2 26 (1.19%) Joyent
2 26 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.18%) Force.com
5 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 2 (0.091%) Office 365
7 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.98%) Firewall
2 67 (3.06%) Internet
3 55 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 42 (1.92%) HTTP
5 41 (1.87%) FTP
5 41 (1.87%) Intranet
6 37 (1.69%) LDAP
7 16 (0.73%) LAN
8 13 (0.59%) Extranet
8 13 (0.59%) VPN
9 9 (0.41%) WAN
9 9 (0.41%) DMZ
10 8 (0.37%) Multicast
11 6 (0.27%) SSL
11 6 (0.27%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.23%) SMTP
13 4 (0.18%) SSH
13 4 (0.18%) DHCP
13 4 (0.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 687 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 152 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 151 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 116 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 99 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 98 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 89 (4.07%) MySQL
8 67 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 55 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
11 40 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (1.19%) Redis
14 25 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (1.05%) Data Mining
17 22 (1.01%) MS Access
18 19 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (0.82%) DB2
19 18 (0.82%) KDB
Development Applications
1 41 (1.87%) JIRA
2 35 (1.60%) JUnit
3 30 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 27 (1.23%) Ant
6 26 (1.19%) Maven
6 26 (1.19%) Firebug
7 24 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
8 17 (0.78%) Subversion
9 13 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.41%) Selenium
11 8 (0.37%) JMeter
12 7 (0.32%) Hudson
12 7 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.27%) MSI
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.23%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.18%) CruiseControl
16 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 800 (36.56%) Finance
2 363 (16.59%) Front Office
3 343 (15.68%) Banking
4 144 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 91 (4.16%) Back Office
6 80 (3.66%) Law
7 70 (3.20%) Legal
8 57 (2.61%) Retail
9 50 (2.29%) Publishing
10 35 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 30 (1.37%) Billing
13 28 (1.28%) Advertising
13 28 (1.28%) Marketing
14 19 (0.87%) French Language
14 19 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.59%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.50%) German Language
18 10 (0.46%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (18.37%) .NET
2 207 (9.46%) HTML
3 202 (9.23%) XML
4 124 (5.67%) Web Services
5 115 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 113 (5.16%) CSS
7 92 (4.20%) Middleware
8 86 (3.93%) J2EE
9 74 (3.38%) Spring
10 62 (2.83%) FIX Protocol
11 55 (2.51%) ActiveMQ
12 45 (2.06%) SOAP
13 39 (1.78%) Hibernate
14 34 (1.55%) Struts
14 34 (1.55%) .NET Framework
15 32 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
16 30 (1.37%) Java EE
17 27 (1.23%) JMS
18 26 (1.19%) JPA
19 23 (1.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (6.81%) Equities
3 140 (6.40%) Derivative
4 135 (6.17%) Fixed Income
5 119 (5.44%) Computer Science
6 117 (5.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 60 (2.74%) Hedge funds
8 55 (2.51%) SWIFT
9 46 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 44 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 36 (1.65%) Open Source
12 33 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
12 33 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.73%) Credit Risk
14 15 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
15 13 (0.59%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.59%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.46%) AS400
16 10 (0.46%) Data Extraction
17 9 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 741 (33.87%) Windows
2 568 (25.96%) Linux
3 565 (25.82%) UNIX
4 155 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (4.30%) Solaris
6 88 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 79 (3.61%) Windows 7
8 65 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (1.74%) Windows XP
10 34 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 26 (1.19%) AIX
13 15 (0.69%) HPUX
14 14 (0.64%) Fedora
15 12 (0.55%) CentOS
15 12 (0.55%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.32%) SUSE
18 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.091%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (19.88%) ITIL
2 157 (7.18%) CRM
3 122 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (5.07%) Electronic Trading
5 108 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
6 107 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 96 (4.39%) Project Management
8 89 (4.07%) Service Management
9 84 (3.84%) Service Delivery
10 83 (3.79%) Asset Management
11 75 (3.43%) Investment Management
12 72 (3.29%) Problem Management
13 71 (3.24%) Incident Management
14 66 (3.02%) Change Management
15 65 (2.97%) Risk Management
16 64 (2.93%) E-Commerce
17 61 (2.79%) Change Control
18 52 (2.38%) Business Analysis
19 51 (2.33%) Mentoring
20 48 (2.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1401 (64.03%) SQL
2 455 (20.80%) Java
3 293 (13.39%) C#
4 220 (10.05%) Perl
5 188 (8.59%) JavaScript
6 153 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 145 (6.63%) Python
8 115 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 99 (4.52%) VBA
10 97 (4.43%) VB
11 86 (3.93%) C++
12 65 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 65 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 61 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 48 (2.19%) VB.NET
15 37 (1.69%) C
16 36 (1.65%) VBScript
17 32 (1.46%) PHP
17 32 (1.46%) Ruby
18 30 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 269 (12.29%) Degree
2 74 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
3 40 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (0.73%) MCDBA
4 16 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (0.55%) MCSE
5 12 (0.55%) MCP
6 10 (0.46%) ISEB
6 10 (0.46%) MCTS
7 6 (0.27%) MCAD
7 6 (0.27%) MCSD
7 6 (0.27%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.18%) MCITP
10 3 (0.14%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.14%) CFA
10 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.14%) MOS
11 2 (0.091%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.71%) SLA
2 57 (2.61%) QA
3 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.27%) EMIR
7 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.091%) MiFID
8 2 (0.091%) HL7
8 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.32%) XenApp
3 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
3 7 (0.32%) ClearTrust
4 5 (0.23%) Squid
5 3 (0.14%) vSphere
5 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.091%) Snort
6 2 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.091%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.091%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.046%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (1.60%) Tivoli
2 29 (1.33%) Puppet
3 26 (1.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 25 (1.14%) Control-M
5 24 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (0.55%) Nagios
7 10 (0.46%) SCCM
8 7 (0.32%) OpenView
9 5 (0.23%) Zenoss
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.14%) OVSD
12 2 (0.091%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.091%) Foglight
12 2 (0.091%) WSUS
12 2 (0.091%) Munin
13 1 (0.046%) HP SiteScope
13 1 (0.046%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.046%) Opsview
Vendors
1 555 (25.37%) Oracle
2 403 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 107 (4.89%) Sybase
4 93 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 67 (3.06%) JBoss
6 60 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (2.56%) Business Objects
8 47 (2.15%) Bloomberg
9 46 (2.10%) Citrix
10 45 (2.06%) Sun
11 37 (1.69%) SAP
12 31 (1.42%) thinkFolio
12 31 (1.42%) VMware
13 29 (1.33%) F5
13 29 (1.33%) Reuters
14 28 (1.28%) Remedy
15 27 (1.23%) ServiceNow
15 27 (1.23%) TIBCO
15 27 (1.23%) Fidessa
15 27 (1.23%) IBM
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