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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 112 89 114
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 82 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 2.52% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.65% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 38
Average salary £32,500 £40,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 34 £35,000 -12.50%
Edinburgh -18 10 £30,000 -21.05%
Fife +4 2 £29,000 -
West Lothian +2 1 £42,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire -5 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (45.24%) SQL
2 62 (36.90%) ITIL
3 58 (34.52%) C#
4 55 (32.74%) Finance
5 54 (32.14%) .NET
6 53 (31.55%) Microsoft
7 52 (30.95%) SQL Server
8 42 (25.00%) Oracle
8 42 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 40 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 32 (19.05%) CRM
10 32 (19.05%) Java
11 31 (18.45%) Linux
12 28 (16.67%) Windows
12 28 (16.67%) Release Management
12 28 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
13 27 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (16.07%) Cognos
14 24 (14.29%) UNIX
14 24 (14.29%) T-SQL
14 24 (14.29%) SLA
15 22 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (11.90%) Banking
17 19 (11.31%) Sybase
18 17 (10.12%) Degree
18 17 (10.12%) XML
19 14 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 14 (8.33%) Change Management
19 14 (8.33%) PowerShell
20 13 (7.74%) PL/SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.76%) CMS
3 7 (4.17%) JBoss
4 6 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (1.19%) CICS
5 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Office
3 5 (2.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (7.14%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (1.19%) Movex
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Agresso
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.60%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Taleo
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) FTP
1 6 (3.57%) HTTP
1 6 (3.57%) SMTP
1 6 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 6 (3.57%) DMZ
1 6 (3.57%) Firewall
2 5 (2.98%) DHCP
3 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.38%) DNS
4 2 (1.19%) IPsec
4 2 (1.19%) SSH
4 2 (1.19%) VPN
4 2 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.38%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.79%) DTS
7 3 (1.79%) DB2
8 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
General
1 55 (32.74%) Finance
2 20 (11.90%) Banking
3 11 (6.55%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.19%) Billing
5 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.19%) Front Office
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.14%) .NET
2 17 (10.12%) XML
3 9 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.36%) HTML
4 7 (4.17%) SOAP
5 6 (3.57%) Struts
5 6 (3.57%) JSP
5 6 (3.57%) XSLT
5 6 (3.57%) jQuery
5 6 (3.57%) JBoss Seam
5 6 (3.57%) Java EE 5
5 6 (3.57%) RichFaces
5 6 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.57%) JSF
5 6 (3.57%) REST
5 6 (3.57%) JAX-RS
6 5 (2.98%) Web Services
7 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.19%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.57%) Open Source
3 3 (1.79%) DataPower
3 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.19%) CMDB
4 2 (1.19%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.60%) DTV
5 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.45%) Linux
2 28 (16.67%) Windows
3 24 (14.29%) UNIX
4 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.38%) Android
6 4 (2.38%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.90%) ITIL
2 32 (19.05%) CRM
3 28 (16.67%) Release Management
4 14 (8.33%) Change Management
5 12 (7.14%) Project Management
6 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.95%) Data Modelling
7 10 (5.95%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.98%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.98%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.38%) Workflow
12 4 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (1.79%) Scrum
13 3 (1.79%) Supplier Management
13 3 (1.79%) Incident Management
13 3 (1.79%) ERP
13 3 (1.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.24%) SQL
2 58 (34.52%) C#
3 32 (19.05%) Java
4 24 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.74%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.95%) C++
9 9 (5.36%) VB
9 9 (5.36%) VBA
10 8 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.76%) Ruby
11 7 (4.17%) Python
12 6 (3.57%) Perl
13 5 (2.98%) COBOL
13 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.38%) ABAP
14 4 (2.38%) C
15 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (10.12%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) HND
3 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (31.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.00%) Oracle
3 27 (16.07%) Cognos
4 19 (11.31%) Sybase
5 12 (7.14%) Fidessa
5 12 (7.14%) thinkFolio
6 11 (6.55%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.95%) Informatica
7 10 (5.95%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.57%) SAP
9 5 (2.98%) Google
10 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.19%) Sage
11 2 (1.19%) Remedy
11 2 (1.19%) Epicor
11 2 (1.19%) Apple
11 2 (1.19%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.60%) IBM
12 1 (0.60%) Sun
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