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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 128 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1046 949 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.25% 2.15% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.30% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 952 857 1034
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
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
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 363 £50,000 - 60
Chiswick +4 10 £30,000 -
Croydon -2 8 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Bromley -17 6 £37,500 +78.57%
Romford +10 5 £30,000 +66.66%
Uxbridge +1 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £27,500 - 1
Twickenham +5 2 £57,500 +64.28%
Hounslow - 2 £28,500 - 1
Docklands, London -1 1 £42,500 -8.10%
Harrow -20 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 £35,000 -
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1356 (64.42%) SQL
2 791 (37.58%) Finance
3 720 (34.20%) Windows
4 646 (30.69%) SQL Server
5 544 (25.84%) Oracle
6 543 (25.80%) UNIX
7 524 (24.89%) Linux
8 445 (21.14%) Java
9 407 (19.33%) ITIL
10 359 (17.05%) Microsoft
11 349 (16.58%) Front Office
12 346 (16.44%) .NET
13 323 (15.34%) Banking
14 271 (12.87%) MS Excel
15 267 (12.68%) Degree
16 264 (12.54%) C#
17 213 (10.12%) Perl
18 200 (9.50%) HTML
19 191 (9.07%) XML
20 182 (8.65%) IIS
21 174 (8.27%) Tomcat
22 167 (7.93%) JavaScript
23 162 (7.70%) Oracle Database
24 150 (7.13%) T-SQL
25 149 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 148 (7.03%) Equities
27 147 (6.98%) Derivative
28 142 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
29 139 (6.60%) Apache
30 132 (6.27%) Python

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 182 (8.65%) IIS
2 174 (8.27%) Tomcat
3 139 (6.60%) Apache
4 122 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 81 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 52 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
7 47 (2.23%) Node.js
8 41 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
10 23 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 21 (1.00%) Confluence
12 19 (0.90%) CMS
13 17 (0.81%) WorkSite
14 15 (0.71%) Jetty
15 10 (0.48%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.33%) SAS
16 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.29%) nginx
17 6 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 271 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.70%) MS Office
3 8 (0.38%) InDesign
4 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) Stata
6 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS
6 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.095%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.095%) MS Project
8 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.90%) IntelliMatch
4 17 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (0.76%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 16 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.62%) ION MarketView
7 12 (0.57%) LatentZero
7 12 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.48%) Endur
10 9 (0.43%) Maximo
11 8 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.38%) HiPortfolio
12 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.33%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 7 (0.33%) Advent Moxy
13 5 (0.24%) arcHouse
13 5 (0.24%) Academy Housing
13 5 (0.24%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.43%) SaaS
2 26 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.24%) Joyent
2 26 (1.24%) IaaS
3 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.19%) Force.com
5 3 (0.14%) PaaS
5 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.75%) Firewall
2 64 (3.04%) Internet
3 43 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.04%) Intranet
4 38 (1.81%) HTTP
5 37 (1.76%) LDAP
6 33 (1.57%) FTP
7 17 (0.81%) LAN
8 12 (0.57%) VPN
8 12 (0.57%) Extranet
9 9 (0.43%) DMZ
9 9 (0.43%) WAN
10 7 (0.33%) ATM
10 7 (0.33%) SMS
11 6 (0.29%) Multicast
11 6 (0.29%) SMTP
12 5 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.19%) GPRS
14 3 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 162 (7.70%) Oracle Database
3 149 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 109 (5.18%) Relational Database
6 97 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (4.09%) MySQL
8 69 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 59 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
11 46 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
14 28 (1.33%) MS Access
15 26 (1.24%) Redis
15 26 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (1.05%) Data Mining
17 21 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.95%) KDB
18 20 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (1.81%) JIRA
2 36 (1.71%) JUnit
3 28 (1.33%) Ant
4 27 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 26 (1.24%) Firebug
5 26 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 26 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 26 (1.24%) Maven
6 25 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
7 18 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.71%) Subversion
9 10 (0.48%) Selenium
10 9 (0.43%) JMeter
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.29%) Hudson
12 6 (0.29%) MSI
13 5 (0.24%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 791 (37.58%) Finance
2 349 (16.58%) Front Office
3 323 (15.34%) Banking
4 132 (6.27%) Investment Banking
5 98 (4.66%) Back Office
6 65 (3.09%) Legal
7 64 (3.04%) Law
8 60 (2.85%) Retail
9 44 (2.09%) Publishing
10 34 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.38%) Advertising
12 28 (1.33%) Telecoms
13 27 (1.28%) Marketing
14 26 (1.24%) Billing
15 20 (0.95%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.67%) French Language
17 13 (0.62%) General Ledger
18 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.52%) Automotive
19 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (16.44%) .NET
2 200 (9.50%) HTML
3 191 (9.07%) XML
4 111 (5.27%) Web Services
5 107 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 103 (4.89%) CSS
7 87 (4.13%) J2EE
8 85 (4.04%) Middleware
9 76 (3.61%) Spring
10 54 (2.57%) FIX Protocol
11 46 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
12 41 (1.95%) Hibernate
12 41 (1.95%) SOAP
13 36 (1.71%) Struts
14 33 (1.57%) .NET Framework
15 29 (1.38%) Java EE
16 26 (1.24%) JPA
16 26 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (1.19%) JMS
17 25 (1.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 148 (7.03%) Equities
2 147 (6.98%) Derivative
3 125 (5.94%) Fixed Income
4 111 (5.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 109 (5.18%) Computer Science
6 62 (2.95%) Hedge funds
7 51 (2.42%) SWIFT
8 44 (2.09%) Client/Server
9 42 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
10 33 (1.57%) Open Source
11 26 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.24%) Credit Derivative
12 18 (0.86%) Statistics
13 15 (0.71%) Credit Risk
14 14 (0.67%) STB
15 12 (0.57%) Grid Computing
16 11 (0.52%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
17 10 (0.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 720 (34.20%) Windows
2 543 (25.80%) UNIX
3 524 (24.89%) Linux
4 142 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (4.85%) Solaris
6 78 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (3.71%) Windows 7
7 54 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 30 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.24%) AIX
11 19 (0.90%) HPUX
12 18 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.67%) Fedora
14 13 (0.62%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.52%) SUSE
15 11 (0.52%) CentOS
16 3 (0.14%) Android
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.095%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (19.33%) ITIL
2 126 (5.99%) CRM
3 104 (4.94%) Electronic Trading
4 101 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 92 (4.37%) Asset Management
6 90 (4.28%) Investment Management
7 89 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (4.13%) Service Delivery
9 84 (3.99%) Project Management
9 84 (3.99%) Service Management
10 74 (3.52%) Problem Management
11 67 (3.18%) Incident Management
12 62 (2.95%) Risk Management
13 58 (2.76%) E-Commerce
14 55 (2.61%) Change Management
15 50 (2.38%) Change Control
15 50 (2.38%) Business Analysis
16 49 (2.33%) MVC
16 49 (2.33%) Algorithmic Trading
17 48 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1356 (64.42%) SQL
2 445 (21.14%) Java
3 264 (12.54%) C#
4 213 (10.12%) Perl
5 167 (7.93%) JavaScript
6 150 (7.13%) T-SQL
7 132 (6.27%) Python
8 116 (5.51%) Shell Script
9 114 (5.42%) VBA
10 88 (4.18%) VB
10 88 (4.18%) PL/SQL
11 76 (3.61%) C++
12 65 (3.09%) PowerShell
13 62 (2.95%) Bash Shell
14 45 (2.14%) VB.NET
15 36 (1.71%) VBScript
16 33 (1.57%) C
16 33 (1.57%) PHP
17 30 (1.43%) Ruby
18 27 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 267 (12.68%) Degree
2 72 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
3 34 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.71%) MCSE
4 15 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 13 (0.62%) MCP
6 10 (0.48%) MCDBA
7 8 (0.38%) MCTS
8 7 (0.33%) MCITP
9 6 (0.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.29%) ISEB
10 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.19%) MCSA
12 3 (0.14%) MOS
12 3 (0.14%) CFA
12 3 (0.14%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.048%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.048%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.46%) SLA
2 55 (2.61%) QA
3 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.29%) EMIR
5 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.095%) HL7
7 2 (0.095%) COBIT
7 2 (0.095%) MiFID
System Software
1 124 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.57%) XenApp
4 8 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.29%) Squid
6 6 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.24%) ClearTrust
7 5 (0.24%) vSphere
8 4 (0.19%) Snort
9 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.095%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (1.66%) Tivoli
2 29 (1.38%) Puppet
3 27 (1.28%) Control-M
4 25 (1.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 23 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
6 15 (0.71%) SCCM
7 13 (0.62%) Nagios
8 6 (0.29%) OpenView
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.19%) Munin
11 3 (0.14%) WSUS
11 3 (0.14%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.095%) SCOM
12 2 (0.095%) OVSD
12 2 (0.095%) Foglight
12 2 (0.095%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.048%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.048%) HP SiteScope
13 1 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 544 (25.84%) Oracle
2 359 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 103 (4.89%) Sybase
4 81 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 63 (2.99%) JBoss
6 61 (2.90%) Citrix
7 52 (2.47%) Sun
8 50 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (2.19%) Business Objects
10 38 (1.81%) Bloomberg
11 37 (1.76%) thinkFolio
12 36 (1.71%) Fidessa
13 35 (1.66%) IBM
14 34 (1.62%) VMware
15 31 (1.47%) Charles River
16 28 (1.33%) Brady
16 28 (1.33%) ION Trading
17 27 (1.28%) SAP
18 26 (1.24%) Reuters
19 23 (1.09%) F5
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training + progression
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus, 5k package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, 5k package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum £32-37k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ 28k - 35k plus good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ 35k - 50k + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago