The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
UK
Rank 190 160 158
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1516 2104 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 2.10% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.18% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1818 1804
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support
Salary Trend

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 1444 £37,500 -10.71% 157
London -47 623 £45,000 -6.25% 60
South East -18 240 £32,500 -14.47% 31
Yorkshire +25 134 £31,500 -3.07% 11
North West +24 132 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East of England -8 111 £37,500 -1.31% 11
City of London -8 108 £46,250 -2.63% 23
West Yorkshire +10 84 £32,500 +3.17% 8
Berkshire -6 75 £37,500 -11.76% 9
West Midlands -6 72 £28,750 -14.81% 9
Leeds +26 67 £33,750 +12.50% 4
South West -56 62 £32,500 +4.83% 12
East Midlands +6 52 £30,500 +1.66% 7
Manchester -29 47 £36,250 -3.33% 10
Lancashire +25 38 £30,000 +7.14% 4
Hampshire 0 37 £28,500 -28.75% 4
Surrey -19 36 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Wales +32 35 £27,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -14 33 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Wiltshire +10 30 £32,500 +6.55% 5
Cheshire +34 26 £33,750 -15.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 26 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Essex -1 26 £42,500 -10.52%
South Wales +29 25 £27,000 -10.00%
West Sussex -20 24 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Reading +7 23 £50,000 +13.63%
Staffordshire +17 22 £24,500 -7.54% 1
North Yorkshire 0 22 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 21 £46,500 +55.00%
Northampton +23 20 £27,500 +3.77% 3

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1977 (57.79%) SQL
2 1134 (33.15%) Windows
3 1121 (32.77%) Finance
4 1055 (30.84%) ITIL
5 996 (29.11%) SQL Server
6 759 (22.19%) Microsoft
7 744 (21.75%) .NET
8 671 (19.61%) Oracle
9 655 (19.15%) Linux
10 503 (14.70%) MS Excel
11 500 (14.62%) C#
12 469 (13.71%) Unix
13 453 (13.24%) Windows Server
14 451 (13.18%) Java
15 426 (12.45%) Degree
16 376 (10.99%) Banking
17 373 (10.90%) IIS
18 357 (10.44%) XML
19 350 (10.23%) SLA
20 325 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
21 316 (9.24%) CRM
22 301 (8.80%) Web Services
23 291 (8.51%) JavaScript
24 281 (8.21%) ERP
25 263 (7.69%) SharePoint
26 248 (7.25%) ASP.NET
27 247 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
28 242 (7.07%) Tomcat
29 241 (7.04%) Incident Management
30 234 (6.84%) HTML

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 373 (10.90%) IIS
2 263 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 242 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 203 (5.93%) Apache
5 153 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
6 146 (4.27%) WebSphere
7 143 (4.18%) JBoss
8 117 (3.42%) WebLogic
9 47 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 44 (1.29%) CMS
11 32 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (0.58%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.53%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.50%) Confluence
14 17 (0.50%) Skype for Business
15 16 (0.47%) Jetty
16 15 (0.44%) Alfresco
16 15 (0.44%) Joomla!
16 15 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 503 (14.70%) MS Excel
2 187 (5.47%) MS Office
3 37 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 9 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.18%) MS Project
8 3 (0.088%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 134 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 35 (1.02%) Maximo
5 28 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
6 25 (0.73%) Markit EDM
7 23 (0.67%) Aligne
8 22 (0.64%) Retail-J
9 20 (0.58%) thinkFolio
10 14 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
11 13 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
12 12 (0.35%) Magento
13 10 (0.29%) RiskWrite
14 9 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
14 9 (0.26%) LatentZero
14 9 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (0.26%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
15 7 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
15 7 (0.20%) Misys Opics
15 7 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 126 (3.68%) SaaS
2 78 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.75%) Office 365
4 39 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.61%) PaaS
6 20 (0.58%) GitHub
7 9 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.12%) IaaS
11 3 (0.088%) Akamai
11 3 (0.088%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.029%) Boomi
13 1 (0.029%) G Suite
13 1 (0.029%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.029%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.029%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 94 (2.75%) HTTP
3 79 (2.31%) Firewall
4 76 (2.22%) Internet
5 47 (1.37%) DNS
6 38 (1.11%) Intranet
6 38 (1.11%) VPN
7 34 (0.99%) LDAP
7 34 (0.99%) SAN
8 32 (0.94%) SSL
9 31 (0.91%) NAS
10 22 (0.64%) LAN
11 15 (0.44%) WAN
12 14 (0.41%) Skype
13 13 (0.38%) SMTP
14 8 (0.23%) DHCP
14 8 (0.23%) WebEx
15 7 (0.20%) CTI
15 7 (0.20%) VoIP
15 7 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 222 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 164 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 145 (4.24%) MySQL
5 143 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 135 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 104 (3.04%) Oracle Database
8 88 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 81 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
10 75 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 66 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 62 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
13 60 (1.75%) DB2
14 44 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
16 39 (1.14%) MongoDB
16 39 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 32 (0.94%) MS Access
18 29 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
19 20 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (2.25%) JIRA
2 65 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 56 (1.64%) Subversion
4 52 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 39 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 33 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 25 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (0.70%) MSBuild
10 19 (0.56%) Git (software)
10 19 (0.56%) TeamCity
11 17 (0.50%) Hudson
11 17 (0.50%) Maven
12 14 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.41%) JMeter
12 14 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.32%) Selenium
13 11 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.29%) Toad
14 10 (0.29%) VersionOne
General
1 1121 (32.77%) Finance
2 376 (10.99%) Banking
3 232 (6.78%) Retail
4 134 (3.92%) Front Office
5 116 (3.39%) Back Office
6 65 (1.90%) Advertising
7 63 (1.84%) Law
8 60 (1.75%) Marketing
9 56 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 51 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 47 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 43 (1.26%) Legal
13 42 (1.23%) Telecoms
14 37 (1.08%) Billing
15 27 (0.79%) Publishing
16 21 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
16 21 (0.61%) Private Banking
17 18 (0.53%) Retail Banking
18 17 (0.50%) French Language
19 14 (0.41%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 744 (21.75%) .NET
2 357 (10.44%) XML
3 301 (8.80%) Web Services
4 248 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 234 (6.84%) HTML
6 145 (4.24%) CSS
7 121 (3.54%) Middleware
8 72 (2.10%) SOAP
9 67 (1.96%) jQuery
10 65 (1.90%) J2EE
11 63 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
12 51 (1.49%) JSON
13 50 (1.46%) XSLT
14 48 (1.40%) .NET Framework
15 47 (1.37%) AngularJS
16 46 (1.34%) JSP
17 44 (1.29%) Spring
18 34 (0.99%) LAMP
18 34 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
19 31 (0.91%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 325 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
3 129 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 106 (3.10%) iSeries
5 92 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 76 (2.22%) Derivative
7 72 (2.10%) Equities
8 66 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 61 (1.78%) EPoS
10 53 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 49 (1.43%) AS400
12 41 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 32 (0.94%) Fintech
14 29 (0.85%) iPad
14 29 (0.85%) SWIFT
15 26 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.67%) Clustering
17 21 (0.61%) Mobile App
18 18 (0.53%) Driving Licence
19 17 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1134 (33.15%) Windows
2 655 (19.15%) Linux
3 469 (13.71%) Unix
4 453 (13.24%) Windows Server
5 138 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 63 (1.84%) CentOS
11 62 (1.81%) Android
12 55 (1.61%) Windows 7
13 48 (1.40%) Solaris
14 20 (0.58%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.53%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.38%) AIX
17 11 (0.32%) HPUX
17 11 (0.32%) Windows 10
18 9 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1055 (30.84%) ITIL
2 316 (9.24%) CRM
3 281 (8.21%) ERP
4 247 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (7.04%) Incident Management
6 213 (6.23%) Problem Management
7 198 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
8 184 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 164 (4.79%) Change Management
10 141 (4.12%) Project Management
11 140 (4.09%) Service Management
12 139 (4.06%) E-Commerce
13 134 (3.92%) Analytics
14 126 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
15 116 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 111 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (3.07%) Release Management
18 103 (3.01%) Asset Management
18 103 (3.01%) Investment Management
19 100 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1977 (57.79%) SQL
2 500 (14.62%) C#
3 451 (13.18%) Java
4 291 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 230 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 206 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 167 (4.88%) Perl
8 160 (4.68%) Python
9 117 (3.42%) PL/SQL
9 117 (3.42%) VB
10 115 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 114 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 108 (3.16%) PHP
13 95 (2.78%) VB.NET
14 68 (1.99%) C
15 62 (1.81%) VBScript
16 61 (1.78%) VBA
17 58 (1.70%) C++
18 41 (1.20%) RPG
19 39 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 426 (12.45%) Degree
2 129 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 70 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 49 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 34 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.67%) ISEB
7 23 (0.67%) MCSA
8 22 (0.64%) MCSE
9 21 (0.61%) MCP
10 18 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.47%) CISSP
12 13 (0.38%) HND
13 12 (0.35%) CEH
13 12 (0.35%) HNC
13 12 (0.35%) MCSD
14 10 (0.29%) MCAD
14 10 (0.29%) MCT
15 9 (0.26%) GCIA
16 6 (0.18%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (10.23%) SLA
2 99 (2.89%) QA
3 39 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 34 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.29%) HL7
8 8 (0.23%) DICOM
9 6 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.12%) Basel II
10 4 (0.12%) Basel III
10 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.058%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.029%) MiFID
System Software
1 231 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
3 36 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.61%) XenApp
6 16 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.32%) IMail Server
8 9 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.12%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.12%) Varnish
10 4 (0.12%) vSphere
11 3 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.088%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.088%) XenServer
12 2 (0.058%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 80 (2.34%) Puppet
2 70 (2.05%) Nagios
3 45 (1.32%) Control-M
4 39 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (0.91%) SCCM
6 29 (0.85%) OpenAM
7 26 (0.76%) Ansible
8 23 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 16 (0.47%) WSUS
10 13 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (0.35%) OpenView
12 10 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.26%) Grafana
14 8 (0.23%) Opsview
15 5 (0.15%) SCOM
15 5 (0.15%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.12%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
16 4 (0.12%) Nessus
16 4 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 759 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 671 (19.61%) Oracle
3 140 (4.09%) IBM
4 116 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 113 (3.30%) Citrix
6 94 (2.75%) VMware
7 90 (2.63%) Sybase
8 81 (2.37%) SAP
9 56 (1.64%) Sun
10 52 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (1.34%) Cognos
11 46 (1.34%) Hyperion
12 38 (1.11%) Infor
12 38 (1.11%) Sage
13 35 (1.02%) SolarWinds
14 34 (0.99%) Siebel
15 33 (0.96%) iManage
16 32 (0.94%) Charles River
17 30 (0.88%) Cisco
18 27 (0.79%) ServiceNow
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £23k - £25k + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + c.20% bonus c.£7k on-call/overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago