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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 132 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 909 914 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.20% 2.13% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.27% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 813 829 766
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 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
38709 40323 40040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32647 33078 34028
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 5 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 5 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 -38 225 £49,500 +4.21% 44
Croydon +16 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Bromley - 10 £42,500 - 2
Docklands, London - 9 £40,000 -
Mayfair - 5 £60,000 -
Beckenham - 5 £36,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £60,000 -
Paddington - 4 - -
Ruislip - 3 £40,000 -
Upminster +3 2 £21,250 -27.96%
Uxbridge -2 2 £26,250 -34.37% 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Finchley - 2 £31,500 -
Harrow +4 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Enfield +2 1 £32,500 +47.72%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 - - 1
Romford -5 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Surbiton - 1 £70,000 -
Grays - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 1334 (65.94%) SQL
2 857 (42.36%) Finance
3 682 (33.71%) Windows
4 588 (29.07%) SQL Server
5 561 (27.73%) UNIX
6 503 (24.86%) Linux
7 496 (24.52%) Oracle
8 416 (20.56%) Microsoft
9 378 (18.69%) Java
10 368 (18.19%) Front Office
11 363 (17.94%) ITIL
12 335 (16.56%) .NET
13 324 (16.02%) Banking
14 286 (14.14%) Degree
15 272 (13.45%) C#
16 267 (13.20%) MS Excel
17 259 (12.80%) Perl
18 213 (10.53%) IIS
19 187 (9.24%) Investment Banking
20 180 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
21 158 (7.81%) T-SQL
22 153 (7.56%) XML
23 150 (7.41%) Equities
24 149 (7.37%) CRM
25 147 (7.27%) Shell Script
26 145 (7.17%) Derivative
27 142 (7.02%) Fixed Income
28 141 (6.97%) JavaScript
28 141 (6.97%) MS Office
29 134 (6.62%) FIX Protocol

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 213 (10.53%) IIS
2 109 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 102 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 58 (2.87%) Apache
5 53 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 51 (2.52%) JBoss
7 30 (1.48%) WorkSite
8 25 (1.24%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (1.04%) Confluence
11 18 (0.89%) MQSeries
12 17 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.74%) CMS
13 15 (0.74%) Node.js
14 14 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
15 12 (0.59%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.54%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
19 6 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 267 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 141 (6.97%) MS Office
3 20 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.099%) Stata
6 2 (0.099%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.049%) SPSS
7 1 (0.049%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.049%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 47 (2.32%) thinkFolio
2 46 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.09%) Endur
4 21 (1.04%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.84%) Markit EDM
6 16 (0.79%) LatentZero
7 14 (0.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 14 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
8 13 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.49%) Kondor+
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.35%) SAP SRM
12 6 (0.30%) RMDS
12 6 (0.30%) LongView
13 5 (0.25%) HFM
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
14 4 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.36%) SaaS
2 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.20%) Joyent
2 4 (0.20%) IaaS
3 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.099%) PaaS
4 2 (0.099%) Force.com
4 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.81%) Internet
2 48 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.27%) Firewall
4 39 (1.93%) FTP
4 39 (1.93%) HTTP
5 34 (1.68%) WAN
5 34 (1.68%) LAN
6 25 (1.24%) DNS
7 22 (1.09%) Intranet
8 12 (0.59%) DHCP
9 11 (0.54%) SSH
10 10 (0.49%) SSL
11 6 (0.30%) Wireless
11 6 (0.30%) LDAP
12 5 (0.25%) Telnet
13 4 (0.20%) VPN
14 3 (0.15%) VoIP
14 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.15%) VLAN
14 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 115 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 67 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 64 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 55 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (2.72%) MySQL
9 41 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
10 33 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (1.09%) DB2
14 17 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.69%) MS Access
16 12 (0.59%) Essbase
16 12 (0.59%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
18 6 (0.30%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 38 (1.88%) JIRA
2 28 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 21 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.94%) Subversion
5 15 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.54%) Maven
7 10 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (0.30%) Toad
9 6 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.20%) Firebug
10 4 (0.20%) JUnit
11 3 (0.15%) MSI
11 3 (0.15%) Hudson
11 3 (0.15%) WinDbg
12 2 (0.099%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.099%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.099%) InstallShield
General
1 857 (42.36%) Finance
2 368 (18.19%) Front Office
3 324 (16.02%) Banking
4 187 (9.24%) Investment Banking
5 103 (5.09%) Back Office
6 93 (4.60%) Retail
7 84 (4.15%) Law
8 83 (4.10%) Legal
9 48 (2.37%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.68%) Publishing
11 30 (1.48%) German Language
12 28 (1.38%) Telecoms
13 20 (0.99%) French Language
14 19 (0.94%) Marketing
15 17 (0.84%) Billing
16 16 (0.79%) Advertising
17 13 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.59%) Spanish Language
19 5 (0.25%) General Ledger
20 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (16.56%) .NET
2 153 (7.56%) XML
3 134 (6.62%) FIX Protocol
4 127 (6.28%) HTML
5 111 (5.49%) ASP.NET
6 94 (4.65%) Web Services
7 85 (4.20%) Middleware
8 63 (3.11%) CSS
9 59 (2.92%) J2EE
10 31 (1.53%) .NET Framework
11 28 (1.38%) Classic ASP
12 26 (1.29%) Spring
13 24 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (1.14%) XSLT
15 19 (0.94%) JDBC
15 19 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (0.89%) WCF
17 16 (0.79%) WinForms
18 15 (0.74%) jQuery
19 12 (0.59%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (7.41%) Equities
3 145 (7.17%) Derivative
4 142 (7.02%) Fixed Income
5 134 (6.62%) Computer Science
6 122 (6.03%) Hedge funds
7 111 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
9 44 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 44 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.53%) Grid Computing
12 28 (1.38%) CMDB
13 27 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 27 (1.33%) SWIFT
14 14 (0.69%) Credit Risk
15 13 (0.64%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.59%) Life Science
16 12 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
17 11 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 682 (33.71%) Windows
2 561 (27.73%) UNIX
3 503 (24.86%) Linux
4 123 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (3.16%) Solaris
7 61 (3.02%) Windows XP
8 47 (2.32%) Windows 7
9 43 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 26 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (1.04%) AIX
13 16 (0.79%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.44%) Windows NT
16 8 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.35%) SUSE
17 7 (0.35%) CentOS
18 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (17.94%) ITIL
2 149 (7.37%) CRM
3 96 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 92 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 81 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 78 (3.86%) Problem Management
7 77 (3.81%) Project Management
8 73 (3.61%) Electronic Trading
9 71 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 70 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (3.41%) Change Management
12 65 (3.21%) Risk Management
13 62 (3.06%) E-Commerce
14 57 (2.82%) Release Management
15 54 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (2.67%) Service Delivery
15 54 (2.67%) Service Management
16 51 (2.52%) Data Management
17 50 (2.47%) Incident Management
18 48 (2.37%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1334 (65.94%) SQL
2 378 (18.69%) Java
3 272 (13.45%) C#
4 259 (12.80%) Perl
5 158 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 147 (7.27%) Shell Script
7 141 (6.97%) JavaScript
8 122 (6.03%) Python
9 118 (5.83%) C++
10 76 (3.76%) VB
11 75 (3.71%) Bash Shell
12 74 (3.66%) VBA
13 64 (3.16%) PowerShell
14 54 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 39 (1.93%) VBScript
16 32 (1.58%) C
17 26 (1.29%) VB.NET
18 25 (1.24%) PHP
19 24 (1.19%) Ruby
20 17 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 286 (14.14%) Degree
2 71 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
3 41 (2.03%) VCP4
4 34 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (1.58%) MCP
6 16 (0.79%) MCSE
7 13 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (0.49%) MCSD
9 9 (0.44%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.35%) MCSA
11 7 (0.35%) MCPD
12 6 (0.30%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.25%) HND
13 5 (0.25%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.20%) MOS
14 4 (0.20%) ISEB
15 3 (0.15%) MCAD
15 3 (0.15%) RHCE
15 3 (0.15%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.79%) SLA
2 74 (3.66%) QA
3 9 (0.44%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.049%) HL7
7 1 (0.049%) DICOM
7 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.25%) Squid
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.099%) KVM
5 1 (0.049%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.049%) Samba
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.049%) UAG
5 1 (0.049%) vSphere
5 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (1.73%) Puppet
2 22 (1.09%) Control-M
3 20 (0.99%) OpenView
4 17 (0.84%) Nagios
5 15 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.49%) Ansible
7 10 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.25%) WSUS
9 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.25%) SCCM
9 5 (0.25%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.20%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.15%) Opsview
11 3 (0.15%) logstash
12 2 (0.099%) RTView
12 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 496 (24.52%) Oracle
2 416 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 96 (4.75%) Sybase
4 82 (4.05%) Bloomberg
5 52 (2.57%) Red Hat
6 42 (2.08%) Citrix
7 41 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.73%) HP
9 31 (1.53%) IBM
9 31 (1.53%) SunGard
10 30 (1.48%) VMware
10 30 (1.48%) Business Objects
11 28 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 28 (1.38%) ION Trading
12 27 (1.33%) Sun
13 26 (1.29%) Reuters
14 23 (1.14%) Charles River
14 23 (1.14%) Fidessa
15 22 (1.09%) OpenLink
15 22 (1.09%) NYFIX
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