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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 88 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 78 85 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 2.56% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.67% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 48
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
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
3094 3178 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 95.55% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 2026 2070
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
Glasgow +21 46 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Edinburgh -6 22 £30,000 -12.08% 1
Aberdeen -3 3 - -
Fife - 3 £28,000 - 1
West Lothian +2 1 £40,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 79 (44.13%) SQL
2 63 (35.20%) ITIL
3 60 (33.52%) C#
4 56 (31.28%) .NET
5 55 (30.73%) Finance
6 53 (29.61%) Microsoft
7 51 (28.49%) SQL Server
8 43 (24.02%) Oracle
9 41 (22.91%) SharePoint
10 40 (22.35%) MS Excel
11 34 (18.99%) Linux
12 32 (17.88%) CRM
13 31 (17.32%) Windows
13 31 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (16.76%) Java
15 28 (15.64%) Dynamics CRM
15 28 (15.64%) Release Management
16 27 (15.08%) SLA
17 26 (14.53%) T-SQL
18 25 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (13.41%) Cognos
20 22 (12.29%) Banking
21 21 (11.73%) UNIX
22 18 (10.06%) XML
23 17 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 16 (8.94%) Sybase
25 15 (8.38%) Degree
26 14 (7.82%) Problem Management
26 14 (7.82%) Project Management
26 14 (7.82%) Change Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 41 (22.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.91%) CMS
3 6 (3.35%) IIS
4 4 (2.23%) JBoss
5 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.12%) CICS
6 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (15.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.70%) Markit EDM
3 8 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (3.91%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (3.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.12%) Movex
8 1 (0.56%) Agresso
8 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Taleo
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) DHCP
2 6 (3.35%) FTP
2 6 (3.35%) HTTP
2 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.35%) DNS
2 6 (3.35%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.35%) SMTP
3 3 (1.68%) DMZ
3 3 (1.68%) Firewall
3 3 (1.68%) IPsec
3 3 (1.68%) SSH
3 3 (1.68%) SSL
3 3 (1.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.23%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.68%) DTS
7 3 (1.68%) DB2
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 55 (30.73%) Finance
2 22 (12.29%) Banking
3 11 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.23%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.23%) Billing
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.12%) Front Office
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) French Language
6 2 (1.12%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (31.28%) .NET
2 18 (10.06%) XML
3 11 (6.15%) HTML
4 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.35%) Web Services
5 6 (3.35%) XSLT
6 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.23%) SOAP
6 4 (2.23%) CSS
7 3 (1.68%) JSP
7 3 (1.68%) Struts
7 3 (1.68%) jQuery
7 3 (1.68%) JBoss Seam
7 3 (1.68%) Java EE 5
7 3 (1.68%) RichFaces
7 3 (1.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.68%) JSF
7 3 (1.68%) REST
7 3 (1.68%) JAX-RS
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.91%) Statistics
3 6 (3.35%) Open Source
4 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.12%) CMDB
5 2 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) DataPower
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.99%) Linux
2 31 (17.32%) Windows
3 21 (11.73%) UNIX
4 12 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.79%) Windows CE
6 5 (2.79%) Android
6 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.12%) CentOS
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.20%) ITIL
2 32 (17.88%) CRM
3 28 (15.64%) Release Management
4 14 (7.82%) Problem Management
4 14 (7.82%) Project Management
4 14 (7.82%) Change Management
5 12 (6.70%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (5.59%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.91%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.35%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.79%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.23%) Workflow
12 4 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.23%) Cash Management
13 3 (1.68%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (1.68%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (1.68%) Scrum
13 3 (1.68%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.13%) SQL
2 60 (33.52%) C#
3 30 (16.76%) Java
4 26 (14.53%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.26%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.26%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.15%) C++
8 10 (5.59%) Ruby
9 7 (3.91%) VB
9 7 (3.91%) Python
10 6 (3.35%) VBA
10 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.35%) Perl
11 5 (2.79%) COBOL
11 5 (2.79%) C
11 5 (2.79%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.23%) ABAP
13 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (8.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) HND
3 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.08%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (24.02%) Oracle
3 24 (13.41%) Cognos
4 16 (8.94%) Sybase
5 12 (6.70%) Fidessa
5 12 (6.70%) thinkFolio
6 11 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.59%) Informatica
7 10 (5.59%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.35%) SAP
9 5 (2.79%) Google
10 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.12%) Remedy
11 2 (1.12%) Sage
11 2 (1.12%) Apple
11 2 (1.12%) Epicor
12 1 (0.56%) Lotus
12 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.56%) IBM
12 1 (0.56%) Baan
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