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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 108 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1156 1052 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.59% 2.15% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.29% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 996 808
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,349 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.48%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
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 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -22 249 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Docklands, London - 18 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +8 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Chessington - 8 £32,500 - 1
Croydon +1 5 £30,000 +26.31%
Wimbledon - 4 £47,750 -
Chiswick -3 2 £29,000 -3.33%
Romford -4 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Hackney - 2 £33,027 -
Southwark - 2 £35,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Hayes - 1 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1430 (66.33%) SQL
2 891 (41.33%) Finance
3 762 (35.34%) Windows
4 686 (31.82%) UNIX
5 647 (30.01%) SQL Server
6 555 (25.74%) Oracle
7 542 (25.14%) Linux
8 411 (19.06%) ITIL
9 407 (18.88%) Front Office
10 361 (16.74%) Perl
11 359 (16.65%) Java
12 349 (16.19%) Microsoft
13 336 (15.58%) Banking
14 323 (14.98%) .NET
15 284 (13.17%) MS Excel
16 270 (12.52%) Degree
17 252 (11.69%) C#
18 228 (10.58%) Fixed Income
19 223 (10.34%) Python
20 218 (10.11%) Equities
21 212 (9.83%) XML
22 205 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
23 193 (8.95%) JavaScript
24 191 (8.86%) FIX Protocol
25 189 (8.77%) IIS
26 183 (8.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 182 (8.44%) Sybase
28 177 (8.21%) Derivative
29 172 (7.98%) Hedge funds
30 158 (7.33%) Back Office

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 189 (8.77%) IIS
2 114 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 99 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 73 (3.39%) Apache
5 25 (1.16%) JBoss
6 24 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 24 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 21 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 20 (0.93%) WorkSite
9 18 (0.83%) Confluence
10 16 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.70%) MQSeries
12 12 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.46%) CMS
14 9 (0.42%) SAS
15 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 284 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 119 (5.52%) MS Office
3 14 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.46%) MS Project
5 6 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.046%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.046%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 58 (2.69%) thinkFolio
2 44 (2.04%) Markit EDM
3 32 (1.48%) ION MarketView
4 29 (1.35%) Endur
5 25 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.88%) LatentZero
7 18 (0.83%) RMDS
8 17 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (0.74%) ACBS
10 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.37%) Loan IQ
12 6 (0.28%) Magento
12 6 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.28%) Adaptiv
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle AGIS
12 6 (0.28%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.46%) SaaS
2 15 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.14%) Force.com
4 3 (0.14%) Office 365
5 2 (0.093%) PaaS
6 1 (0.046%) Joyent
6 1 (0.046%) IaaS
6 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.76%) TCP/IP
2 52 (2.41%) DNS
3 47 (2.18%) Internet
4 38 (1.76%) LAN
4 38 (1.76%) WAN
5 28 (1.30%) DHCP
6 21 (0.97%) HTTP
6 21 (0.97%) Firewall
7 17 (0.79%) FTP
8 13 (0.60%) WebEx
9 11 (0.51%) Intranet
9 11 (0.51%) VPN
10 7 (0.32%) SSL
10 7 (0.32%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.28%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.23%) PBX
12 5 (0.23%) VoIP
13 4 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.19%) VLAN
14 3 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (30.01%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 101 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 90 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 73 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (2.50%) MySQL
9 41 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 38 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
13 25 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (1.11%) KDB
15 17 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (0.79%) MongoDB
16 16 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.65%) IDOL
17 14 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 75 (3.48%) JIRA
2 40 (1.86%) Visual Studio
3 35 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (0.97%) Subversion
5 17 (0.79%) Maven
5 17 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.74%) JUnit
7 15 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 14 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.37%) NUnit
12 7 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
12 7 (0.32%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.32%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.28%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.28%) JMeter
13 6 (0.28%) Selenium
14 5 (0.23%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 891 (41.33%) Finance
2 407 (18.88%) Front Office
3 336 (15.58%) Banking
4 158 (7.33%) Back Office
5 143 (6.63%) Investment Banking
6 97 (4.50%) Legal
7 79 (3.66%) Retail
8 66 (3.06%) Law
9 44 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.86%) Publishing
11 27 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 21 (0.97%) Marketing
13 16 (0.74%) German Language
14 14 (0.65%) French Language
14 14 (0.65%) Advertising
15 12 (0.56%) Games
15 12 (0.56%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.51%) Billing
17 7 (0.32%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (14.98%) .NET
2 212 (9.83%) XML
3 191 (8.86%) FIX Protocol
4 155 (7.19%) HTML
5 96 (4.45%) ASP.NET
6 88 (4.08%) Web Services
7 68 (3.15%) CSS
8 64 (2.97%) J2EE
9 59 (2.74%) Middleware
10 40 (1.86%) jQuery
11 33 (1.53%) Spring
12 29 (1.35%) CSS3
13 26 (1.21%) HTML5
13 26 (1.21%) JSON
14 25 (1.16%) XSLT
15 24 (1.11%) WCF
16 22 (1.02%) CGI
17 19 (0.88%) Hibernate
18 18 (0.83%) Rendezvous
18 18 (0.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 228 (10.58%) Fixed Income
2 218 (10.11%) Equities
3 205 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 183 (8.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 177 (8.21%) Derivative
6 172 (7.98%) Hedge funds
7 155 (7.19%) Computer Science
8 94 (4.36%) Management Information System
9 55 (2.55%) Mathematics
10 48 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
11 39 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 39 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.07%) SWIFT
13 22 (1.02%) Grid Computing
14 19 (0.88%) Credit Risk
15 18 (0.83%) CMDB
16 17 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 14 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
18 12 (0.56%) N-Tier
18 12 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 762 (35.34%) Windows
2 686 (31.82%) UNIX
3 542 (25.14%) Linux
4 107 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (2.23%) Solaris
8 42 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 28 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 28 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.37%) CentOS
12 8 (0.37%) AIX
12 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.28%) SUSE
14 6 (0.28%) Debian
14 6 (0.28%) Fedora
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (19.06%) ITIL
2 157 (7.28%) CRM
3 150 (6.96%) Investment Management
4 135 (6.26%) Asset Management
5 116 (5.38%) Change Management
6 112 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 102 (4.73%) Problem Management
8 99 (4.59%) Project Management
9 92 (4.27%) Service Management
9 92 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 92 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
11 74 (3.43%) Incident Management
12 67 (3.11%) Time Management
13 66 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (2.83%) E-Commerce
15 60 (2.78%) Risk Management
16 58 (2.69%) Workflow
17 55 (2.55%) Data Management
18 54 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1430 (66.33%) SQL
2 361 (16.74%) Perl
3 359 (16.65%) Java
4 252 (11.69%) C#
5 223 (10.34%) Python
6 193 (8.95%) JavaScript
7 144 (6.68%) Shell Script
8 131 (6.08%) PowerShell
8 131 (6.08%) T-SQL
9 98 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 83 (3.85%) C++
11 74 (3.43%) Bash Shell
12 68 (3.15%) VB
13 67 (3.11%) VBA
14 61 (2.83%) PHP
15 34 (1.58%) Korn
16 31 (1.44%) C
17 28 (1.30%) VBScript
18 24 (1.11%) Ruby
19 17 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 270 (12.52%) Degree
2 72 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (1.16%) MCP
4 24 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.60%) MCPD
7 11 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.46%) MCSD
9 8 (0.37%) MCSE
9 8 (0.37%) MCSA
9 8 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.23%) HNC
11 5 (0.23%) HND
12 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.14%) OCA
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.046%) RHCE
14 1 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.68%) QA
2 97 (4.50%) SLA
3 12 (0.56%) COBIT
4 9 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.093%) Basel III
6 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.19%) XenApp
6 4 (0.19%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.093%) Squid
9 1 (0.046%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.046%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.046%) Samba
9 1 (0.046%) vSphere
9 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 39 (1.81%) Puppet
2 35 (1.62%) Nagios
3 28 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
5 21 (0.97%) Control-M
6 18 (0.83%) WSUS
7 13 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (0.51%) SCOM
9 10 (0.46%) SCCM
10 9 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.42%) Ansible
10 9 (0.42%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (0.32%) OpenView
12 5 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.23%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.23%) logstash
13 4 (0.19%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.19%) MOM
14 3 (0.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 555 (25.74%) Oracle
2 349 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 182 (8.44%) Sybase
4 80 (3.71%) Bloomberg
5 77 (3.57%) Citrix
6 62 (2.88%) Reuters
7 53 (2.46%) Sun
8 43 (1.99%) HP
9 41 (1.90%) SAP
10 39 (1.81%) Fidessa
11 38 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 37 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.62%) Business Objects
14 34 (1.58%) Murex
14 34 (1.58%) VMware
15 32 (1.48%) ION Trading
16 29 (1.35%) OpenLink
17 27 (1.25%) IBM
18 24 (1.11%) Dell
19 20 (0.93%) BMC
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + ben
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
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Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
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Senitor Associates
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