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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 122 137 122
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1079 964 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.38% 2.17% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.32% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 975 863 1024
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 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
42318 41556 47711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.52% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35350 34882 41364
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 £38,500
% 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +13 358 £50,000 - 50
Croydon -2 10 £29,500 -21.33%
Uxbridge +7 7 £33,500 +3.07%
Chiswick +3 7 £30,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £27,500 -
Romford +12 3 £30,000 +66.66%
Bromley -12 3 £32,500 +54.76% 2
Sidcup +1 2 £23,500 -55.66% 1
Docklands, London -1 2 £42,500 -
Harrow -16 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £28,500 -
Twickenham +5 1 £70,000 +100.00%
Ruislip - 1 £30,000 -
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1398 (64.72%) SQL
2 798 (36.94%) Finance
3 728 (33.70%) Windows
4 654 (30.28%) SQL Server
5 560 (25.93%) UNIX
6 545 (25.23%) Linux
7 544 (25.19%) Oracle
8 446 (20.65%) Java
9 422 (19.54%) ITIL
10 383 (17.73%) .NET
11 374 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 353 (16.34%) Front Office
13 336 (15.56%) Banking
14 281 (13.01%) C#
15 279 (12.92%) MS Excel
16 266 (12.31%) Degree
17 214 (9.91%) Perl
18 203 (9.40%) HTML
19 196 (9.07%) XML
20 186 (8.61%) IIS
21 178 (8.24%) Tomcat
21 178 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
22 177 (8.19%) JavaScript
23 156 (7.22%) Oracle Database
24 155 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 154 (7.13%) T-SQL
26 146 (6.76%) SharePoint
26 146 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
27 142 (6.57%) CRM
28 141 (6.53%) Equities

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 186 (8.61%) IIS
2 178 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 146 (6.76%) SharePoint
4 136 (6.30%) Apache
5 77 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 62 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
7 50 (2.31%) Node.js
8 40 (1.85%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
9 26 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.02%) Confluence
11 20 (0.93%) WorkSite
12 18 (0.83%) CMS
12 18 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.74%) Jetty
14 11 (0.51%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.32%) SAS
16 7 (0.32%) MQSeries
16 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 279 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 122 (5.65%) MS Office
3 8 (0.37%) InDesign
4 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.19%) SPSS
6 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.14%) Stata
6 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.093%) MS Project
8 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.046%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 69 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
4 18 (0.83%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 16 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.60%) ION MarketView
8 11 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.46%) LatentZero
9 10 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.42%) Endur
11 8 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
12 7 (0.32%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 7 (0.32%) Advent Moxy
13 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.23%) Sentinel
13 5 (0.23%) RMDS
13 5 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (0.23%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.71%) SaaS
2 26 (1.20%) Joyent
2 26 (1.20%) IaaS
2 26 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.19%) Force.com
5 3 (0.14%) PaaS
6 2 (0.093%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.94%) Firewall
2 66 (3.06%) Internet
3 50 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 41 (1.90%) Intranet
5 40 (1.85%) HTTP
6 38 (1.76%) LDAP
7 37 (1.71%) FTP
8 16 (0.74%) LAN
9 13 (0.60%) VPN
9 13 (0.60%) Extranet
10 9 (0.42%) DMZ
10 9 (0.42%) WAN
11 8 (0.37%) Multicast
12 6 (0.28%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.28%) ATM
13 5 (0.23%) SMTP
13 5 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.19%) DHCP
14 4 (0.19%) GPRS
14 4 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 156 (7.22%) Oracle Database
3 155 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 117 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 107 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 101 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (3.98%) MySQL
8 65 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 53 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
11 43 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (1.20%) Redis
13 26 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.11%) Data Mining
14 24 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.02%) MS Access
16 21 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.93%) DB2
18 18 (0.83%) KDB
Development Applications
1 41 (1.90%) JIRA
2 37 (1.71%) JUnit
3 29 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 28 (1.30%) Ant
5 26 (1.20%) Maven
5 26 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 26 (1.20%) Firebug
6 25 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (0.74%) Subversion
8 14 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.46%) Selenium
10 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (0.42%) JMeter
11 8 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.32%) Hudson
13 6 (0.28%) MSI
14 5 (0.23%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.19%) CruiseControl
16 2 (0.093%) Oracle APEX
General
1 798 (36.94%) Finance
2 353 (16.34%) Front Office
3 336 (15.56%) Banking
4 136 (6.30%) Investment Banking
5 98 (4.54%) Back Office
6 75 (3.47%) Law
7 69 (3.19%) Legal
8 60 (2.78%) Retail
9 47 (2.18%) Publishing
10 34 (1.57%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 28 (1.30%) Advertising
12 28 (1.30%) Billing
13 27 (1.25%) Marketing
14 19 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.79%) French Language
16 14 (0.65%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.46%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.42%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (17.73%) .NET
2 203 (9.40%) HTML
3 196 (9.07%) XML
4 120 (5.56%) Web Services
5 112 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 107 (4.95%) CSS
7 94 (4.35%) Middleware
8 91 (4.21%) J2EE
9 74 (3.43%) Spring
10 62 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
11 49 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
12 45 (2.08%) SOAP
13 41 (1.90%) Hibernate
14 36 (1.67%) Struts
15 34 (1.57%) .NET Framework
16 30 (1.39%) Java EE
17 29 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
18 27 (1.25%) JPA
18 27 (1.25%) JMS
19 22 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (6.53%) Equities
3 140 (6.48%) Derivative
4 131 (6.06%) Fixed Income
5 115 (5.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 112 (5.19%) Computer Science
7 59 (2.73%) Hedge funds
8 55 (2.55%) SWIFT
9 47 (2.18%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 37 (1.71%) Open Source
12 33 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
13 19 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
14 17 (0.79%) Grid Computing
15 15 (0.69%) Credit Risk
16 13 (0.60%) Market Risk
16 13 (0.60%) Statistics
17 12 (0.56%) CMDB
18 11 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 728 (33.70%) Windows
2 560 (25.93%) UNIX
3 545 (25.23%) Linux
4 146 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (4.17%) Solaris
6 81 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 60 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 33 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (1.25%) AIX
12 21 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.74%) HPUX
14 14 (0.65%) Fedora
15 12 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.56%) CentOS
16 9 (0.42%) SUSE
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.23%) Android
19 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (19.54%) ITIL
2 142 (6.57%) CRM
3 119 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 104 (4.81%) Electronic Trading
6 102 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
7 92 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 89 (4.12%) Project Management
9 86 (3.98%) Service Management
10 83 (3.84%) Service Delivery
10 83 (3.84%) Investment Management
11 69 (3.19%) Incident Management
12 65 (3.01%) Problem Management
13 63 (2.92%) Risk Management
13 63 (2.92%) E-Commerce
14 54 (2.50%) Change Management
15 50 (2.31%) Change Control
15 50 (2.31%) Mentoring
16 48 (2.22%) MVC
16 48 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1398 (64.72%) SQL
2 446 (20.65%) Java
3 281 (13.01%) C#
4 214 (9.91%) Perl
5 177 (8.19%) JavaScript
6 154 (7.13%) T-SQL
7 140 (6.48%) Python
8 112 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 105 (4.86%) VBA
10 95 (4.40%) VB
11 86 (3.98%) C++
12 71 (3.29%) PL/SQL
13 70 (3.24%) PowerShell
14 62 (2.87%) Bash Shell
15 47 (2.18%) VB.NET
16 37 (1.71%) VBScript
17 33 (1.53%) C
18 31 (1.44%) VB6
18 31 (1.44%) PHP
19 30 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 266 (12.31%) Degree
2 73 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
3 39 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 14 (0.65%) MCDBA
6 13 (0.60%) MCSE
7 12 (0.56%) MCP
8 8 (0.37%) MCTS
9 7 (0.32%) ISEB
10 6 (0.28%) MCITP
10 6 (0.28%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.23%) MCAD
11 5 (0.23%) MCSD
12 3 (0.14%) MCSA
12 3 (0.14%) MOS
12 3 (0.14%) CFA
12 3 (0.14%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.046%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.32%) SLA
2 58 (2.69%) QA
3 11 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.32%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.28%) EMIR
7 5 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.093%) HL7
8 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.093%) MiFID
8 2 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 116 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.42%) XenApp
4 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
4 7 (0.32%) ClearTrust
5 5 (0.23%) Squid
6 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.14%) Snort
8 2 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.093%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (1.57%) Tivoli
2 29 (1.34%) Puppet
3 27 (1.25%) Control-M
4 26 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 26 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 12 (0.56%) Nagios
5 12 (0.56%) SCCM
6 6 (0.28%) OpenView
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.23%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.14%) Munin
9 3 (0.14%) WSUS
10 2 (0.093%) Foglight
10 2 (0.093%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.093%) OVSD
10 2 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.046%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.046%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.046%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 544 (25.19%) Oracle
2 374 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 101 (4.68%) Sybase
4 88 (4.07%) Red Hat
5 60 (2.78%) JBoss
6 55 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 50 (2.31%) Business Objects
7 50 (2.31%) Sun
7 50 (2.31%) Citrix
8 44 (2.04%) Bloomberg
9 35 (1.62%) Fidessa
9 35 (1.62%) thinkFolio
10 33 (1.53%) VMware
11 32 (1.48%) IBM
12 31 (1.44%) SAP
13 30 (1.39%) Reuters
14 28 (1.30%) Charles River
15 27 (1.25%) TIBCO
15 27 (1.25%) ION Trading
16 26 (1.20%) F5
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £5000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + flexi hours + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + massive bonus potential + benefits
Posted: Yesterday