The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 116 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.51% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 36
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.27%
Applications Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2903 3116 2780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.28% 95.41% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 2008 1936
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Scotland region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Scotland

Applications Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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
Glasgow +9 14 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Edinburgh -8 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Fife +7 2 £29,000 -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £24,500 -18.33%
West Lothian -3 1 £42,500 - 1
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 61 (42.96%) SQL
2 50 (35.21%) ITIL
3 49 (34.51%) Finance
3 49 (34.51%) Microsoft
4 48 (33.80%) C#
5 46 (32.39%) SQL Server
5 46 (32.39%) .NET
6 41 (28.87%) Oracle
7 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
8 34 (23.94%) SharePoint
9 29 (20.42%) Windows
9 29 (20.42%) Java
10 27 (19.01%) CRM
11 26 (18.31%) Linux
12 25 (17.61%) Cognos
12 25 (17.61%) UNIX
13 21 (14.79%) Dynamics CRM
13 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (13.38%) Release Management
15 18 (12.68%) Degree
16 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (11.27%) Banking
18 15 (10.56%) SLA
18 15 (10.56%) Sybase
19 14 (9.86%) T-SQL
20 13 (9.15%) XML
20 13 (9.15%) Change Management
21 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
21 12 (8.45%) Oracle Database
22 11 (7.75%) Shell Script

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (23.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.63%) CMS
3 7 (4.93%) JBoss
4 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.52%) IIS
6 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.41%) CICS
6 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) MS Office
3 5 (3.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.52%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (1.41%) Movex
4 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.70%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.70%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
1 1 (0.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
1 6 (4.23%) SMTP
1 6 (4.23%) FTP
1 6 (4.23%) HTTP
1 6 (4.23%) Firewall
1 6 (4.23%) DMZ
2 5 (3.52%) DHCP
3 4 (2.82%) DNS
3 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.41%) VPN
4 2 (1.41%) SSL
4 2 (1.41%) IPsec
4 2 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.52%) DB2
6 3 (2.11%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.41%) DTS
7 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.41%) MySQL
7 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) KDB
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 16 (11.27%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
5 2 (1.41%) Billing
5 2 (1.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.39%) .NET
2 13 (9.15%) XML
3 9 (6.34%) HTML
4 7 (4.93%) SOAP
4 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.23%) JSP
5 6 (4.23%) Struts
5 6 (4.23%) JSF
5 6 (4.23%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.23%) jQuery
5 6 (4.23%) JBoss Seam
5 6 (4.23%) Java EE 5
5 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.23%) RichFaces
5 6 (4.23%) REST
5 6 (4.23%) JAX-RS
6 5 (3.52%) Web Services
6 5 (3.52%) XSLT
7 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.82%) Mainframe
2 4 (2.82%) Open Source
2 4 (2.82%) DataPower
3 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.70%) Life Science
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Equities
5 1 (0.70%) Statistics
5 1 (0.70%) Derivative
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.42%) Windows
2 26 (18.31%) Linux
3 25 (17.61%) UNIX
4 10 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.82%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.82%) Android
6 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.41%) CentOS
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.70%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.21%) ITIL
2 27 (19.01%) CRM
3 19 (13.38%) Release Management
4 13 (9.15%) Change Management
5 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.63%) Project Management
8 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.23%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.52%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (3.52%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.82%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.11%) Scrum
12 3 (2.11%) Supplier Management
12 3 (2.11%) Service Management
12 3 (2.11%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.96%) SQL
2 48 (33.80%) C#
3 29 (20.42%) Java
4 14 (9.86%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.75%) C++
6 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 10 (7.04%) VB
8 9 (6.34%) VBA
9 6 (4.23%) Python
10 5 (3.52%) Perl
10 5 (3.52%) COBOL
11 4 (2.82%) C
12 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.11%) ABAP
13 2 (1.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) HND
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 41 (28.87%) Oracle
3 25 (17.61%) Cognos
4 15 (10.56%) Sybase
5 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.93%) Informatica
7 6 (4.23%) SAP
8 5 (3.52%) thinkFolio
8 5 (3.52%) Bloomberg
8 5 (3.52%) Fidessa
9 3 (2.11%) Google
9 3 (2.11%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.41%) Remedy
10 2 (1.41%) Sage
10 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.41%) Epicor
11 1 (0.70%) Twitter
11 1 (0.70%) Infor
11 1 (0.70%) IBM
11 1 (0.70%) Sun
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