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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 122 117 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.34% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.41% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 40
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £58,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
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
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Edinburgh -9 13 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Glasgow +8 10 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Stirling - 3 £71,250 - 1
West Lothian -3 2 £34,500 +9.52% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £24,500 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (44.23%) SQL
2 38 (36.54%) Finance
3 37 (35.58%) SQL Server
4 36 (34.62%) Oracle
5 32 (30.77%) C#
6 30 (28.85%) ITIL
7 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
8 28 (26.92%) .NET
9 23 (22.12%) Linux
9 23 (22.12%) Windows
10 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
10 21 (20.19%) UNIX
11 18 (17.31%) Java
11 18 (17.31%) SharePoint
11 18 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (16.35%) CRM
12 17 (16.35%) Cognos
13 16 (15.38%) Banking
13 16 (15.38%) Degree
14 15 (14.42%) SLA
14 15 (14.42%) Sybase
15 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (11.54%) Oracle Database
17 11 (10.58%) Dynamics CRM
17 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
18 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
18 10 (9.62%) PL/SQL
19 9 (8.65%) Project Management
19 9 (8.65%) Investment Banking

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) JBoss
3 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.81%) CMS
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) CICS
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.96%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.96%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) DMZ
1 6 (5.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.85%) SMTP
2 4 (3.85%) DHCP
2 4 (3.85%) FTP
2 4 (3.85%) HTTP
2 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.85%) DNS
2 4 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.88%) SSL
3 3 (2.88%) VPN
3 3 (2.88%) IPsec
3 3 (2.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.81%) DB2
5 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.92%) KDB
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) MySQL
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Banking
3 9 (8.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) German Language
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.92%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.77%) REST
3 6 (5.77%) JAX-RS
3 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
3 6 (5.77%) JSF
3 6 (5.77%) jQuery
3 6 (5.77%) JBoss Seam
3 6 (5.77%) Java EE 5
3 6 (5.77%) RichFaces
3 6 (5.77%) JSP
3 6 (5.77%) SOAP
3 6 (5.77%) Struts
4 5 (4.81%) Web Services
4 5 (4.81%) XML
4 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.81%) HTML
5 2 (1.92%) AppFabric
5 2 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.85%) DataPower
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Equities
3 2 (1.92%) Derivative
3 2 (1.92%) Statistics
3 2 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.96%) Life Science
4 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
1 23 (22.12%) Linux
2 21 (20.19%) UNIX
3 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.88%) CentOS
6 3 (2.88%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.88%) Android
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) AIX
8 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) ITIL
2 17 (16.35%) CRM
3 9 (8.65%) Project Management
3 9 (8.65%) Release Management
4 8 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.73%) Change Management
5 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.85%) Line Management
8 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.85%) Service Management
9 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.88%) Scrum
9 3 (2.88%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (2.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) SQL
2 32 (30.77%) C#
3 18 (17.31%) Java
4 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
5 10 (9.62%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.69%) C++
6 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.69%) VB
6 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.77%) VBA
8 5 (4.81%) Python
9 3 (2.88%) C
9 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.88%) COBOL
9 3 (2.88%) Perl
10 2 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) sed
11 1 (0.96%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) VCP4
2 2 (1.92%) HND
3 1 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (34.62%) Oracle
2 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.35%) Cognos
4 15 (14.42%) Sybase
5 8 (7.69%) Informatica
5 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.96%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.96%) Fidessa
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits Company bonus scheme, Pensions contribution
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
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Posted: 8 days ago
Stirling
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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