The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 140 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2251 1971 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 1.82% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.93% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2008 1728 1980
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.97% -5.23%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 1 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
England +9 2117 £37,500 - 196
London +10 1069 £47,500 - 102
South East +18 383 £32,500 - 30
City of London +16 370 £50,000 - 58
South West +39 156 £27,500 -15.38% 15
North West -10 114 £28,000 -6.66% 10
East of England -33 110 £35,000 - 8
Surrey +21 109 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Yorkshire -10 102 £29,000 - 8
West Midlands +5 98 £28,500 +4.58% 9
Scotland +16 89 £36,000 +10.76% 16
Berkshire +19 80 £35,000 +9.37% 7
West Yorkshire -29 73 £28,500 -8.80% 5
East Midlands -18 66 £31,000 +14.81% 12
Manchester -13 65 £24,250 -6.73% 2
Leeds -17 61 £28,750 -9.44% 3
Hampshire -24 59 £31,000 -12.67% 5
Somerset -2 43 £27,500 -15.38%
East Sussex +7 42 £30,000 -46.90% 1
Edinburgh +12 41 £40,250 +24.22% 5
Brighton +9 41 £30,000 -46.90% 1
Glasgow -2 41 £35,000 +9.37% 10
Bath +8 40 £27,500 -2.65%
Birmingham -3 38 £37,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +17 34 £37,750 +10.21% 4
Cheshire -5 33 £41,250 -6.77% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 33 £29,750 +8.18% 6
North East +28 31 £27,000 - 5
Hertfordshire -24 31 £34,000 +3.03% 3
Oxfordshire +7 26 £30,000 -14.28% 4

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2669 (61.15%) SQL
2 1360 (31.16%) SQL Server
3 1356 (31.07%) Windows
4 1317 (30.17%) Finance
5 1115 (25.54%) Oracle
6 925 (21.19%) ITIL
7 919 (21.05%) .NET
8 897 (20.55%) UNIX
9 884 (20.25%) Java
10 874 (20.02%) Microsoft
11 843 (19.31%) Linux
12 624 (14.30%) MS Excel
13 614 (14.07%) C#
14 524 (12.00%) XML
15 520 (11.91%) HTML
16 517 (11.84%) Degree
17 433 (9.92%) IIS
18 430 (9.85%) JavaScript
19 426 (9.76%) Banking
20 381 (8.73%) Front Office
21 373 (8.55%) SLA
22 355 (8.13%) T-SQL
23 320 (7.33%) ASP.NET
24 307 (7.03%) CSS
25 292 (6.69%) Relational Database
26 283 (6.48%) MS Office
27 281 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 278 (6.37%) SharePoint
29 273 (6.25%) Perl
30 262 (6.00%) Oracle Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 433 (9.92%) IIS
2 278 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 260 (5.96%) Tomcat
4 227 (5.20%) Apache
5 164 (3.76%) WebSphere
6 91 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 81 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
8 60 (1.37%) CMS
9 46 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 45 (1.03%) Node.js
11 33 (0.76%) MS Exchange
12 29 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
13 26 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
15 22 (0.50%) Confluence
15 22 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.48%) Drupal
17 17 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (0.39%) Jetty
18 16 (0.37%) WorkSite
Applications
1 624 (14.30%) MS Excel
2 283 (6.48%) MS Office
3 26 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.32%) FastStats
5 10 (0.23%) MS Project
6 9 (0.21%) SPSS
6 9 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.18%) InDesign
8 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.092%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.069%) Stata
11 3 (0.069%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.046%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.046%) Windchill
13 1 (0.023%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 98 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
3 51 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
5 35 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 35 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 35 (0.80%) Markit EDM
6 34 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 25 (0.57%) Maximo
8 22 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
9 21 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
9 21 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
10 20 (0.46%) LatentZero
10 20 (0.46%) Agresso
10 20 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
11 19 (0.44%) arcHouse
11 19 (0.44%) Academy Housing
12 16 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
12 16 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 109 (2.50%) SaaS
2 31 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.66%) IaaS
4 26 (0.60%) Joyent
5 25 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.092%) Force.com
7 3 (0.069%) PaaS
7 3 (0.069%) Office 365
7 3 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.023%) GitHub
8 1 (0.023%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 170 (3.89%) Internet
2 108 (2.47%) Firewall
3 107 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 68 (1.56%) HTTP
5 51 (1.17%) FTP
6 47 (1.08%) DNS
7 42 (0.96%) Intranet
8 37 (0.85%) LDAP
9 31 (0.71%) SMTP
9 31 (0.71%) DHCP
10 28 (0.64%) LAN
11 18 (0.41%) SAN
11 18 (0.41%) VPN
12 16 (0.37%) WAN
13 12 (0.27%) Extranet
13 12 (0.27%) VoIP
14 11 (0.25%) DMZ
14 11 (0.25%) Network Security
15 9 (0.21%) Broadband
15 9 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1360 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 292 (6.69%) Relational Database
3 281 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 262 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 239 (5.48%) MySQL
6 226 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 195 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 156 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 111 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 108 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
11 78 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 72 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
14 63 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 57 (1.31%) MS Access
16 52 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
16 52 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
17 50 (1.15%) DB2
18 34 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 26 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 102 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 53 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 45 (1.03%) JUnit
4 43 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (0.96%) Ant
6 39 (0.89%) JIRA
7 35 (0.80%) Maven
8 30 (0.69%) Subversion
9 29 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 29 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
10 28 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
11 26 (0.60%) Firebug
12 23 (0.53%) Toad
13 19 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
14 17 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 17 (0.39%) MSI
15 13 (0.30%) Selenium
16 12 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.25%) Jenkins
17 11 (0.25%) JMeter
General
1 1317 (30.17%) Finance
2 426 (9.76%) Banking
3 381 (8.73%) Front Office
4 161 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 140 (3.21%) Back Office
6 137 (3.14%) Retail
7 85 (1.95%) Law
8 81 (1.86%) Legal
9 74 (1.70%) Telecoms
10 73 (1.67%) Marketing
11 57 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 52 (1.19%) French Language
13 48 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 46 (1.05%) Publishing
15 41 (0.94%) Billing
16 40 (0.92%) Advertising
17 28 (0.64%) German Language
18 26 (0.60%) Retail Banking
19 24 (0.55%) General Ledger
19 24 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 919 (21.05%) .NET
2 524 (12.00%) XML
3 520 (11.91%) HTML
4 320 (7.33%) ASP.NET
5 307 (7.03%) CSS
6 257 (5.89%) Web Services
7 175 (4.01%) J2EE
8 133 (3.05%) Middleware
9 112 (2.57%) SOAP
10 109 (2.50%) Spring
11 74 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 59 (1.35%) Hibernate
12 59 (1.35%) XSLT
13 53 (1.21%) jQuery
13 53 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
14 50 (1.15%) JSP
14 50 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
15 48 (1.10%) LAMP
16 46 (1.05%) Struts
17 45 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 222 (5.09%) Computer Science
2 165 (3.78%) Equities
3 164 (3.76%) Derivative
4 124 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 120 (2.75%) Fixed Income
6 89 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 71 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 69 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 67 (1.53%) Hedge funds
10 66 (1.51%) Statistics
11 50 (1.15%) SWIFT
12 44 (1.01%) Clustering
13 41 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
14 38 (0.87%) Open Source
15 30 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.62%) Credit Risk
17 26 (0.60%) Replication
18 25 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
19 23 (0.53%) PKI
19 23 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1356 (31.07%) Windows
2 897 (20.55%) UNIX
3 843 (19.31%) Linux
4 259 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 195 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 155 (3.55%) Solaris
7 144 (3.30%) Windows XP
8 130 (2.98%) Windows 7
9 119 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (0.99%) AIX
11 43 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.57%) HPUX
13 22 (0.50%) Windows Vista
14 20 (0.46%) CentOS
15 14 (0.32%) Fedora
15 14 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (0.27%) SUSE
18 8 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (21.19%) ITIL
2 252 (5.77%) Service Delivery
3 249 (5.70%) CRM
4 199 (4.56%) Service Management
5 193 (4.42%) Problem Management
6 175 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
7 157 (3.60%) Change Management
8 155 (3.55%) Project Management
9 148 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
10 142 (3.25%) Incident Management
11 140 (3.21%) E-Commerce
12 126 (2.89%) ERP
13 109 (2.50%) Release Management
14 107 (2.45%) Asset Management
15 105 (2.41%) Investment Management
15 105 (2.41%) Workflow
16 103 (2.36%) MVC
16 103 (2.36%) Electronic Trading
17 101 (2.31%) ITSM
18 96 (2.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2669 (61.15%) SQL
2 884 (20.25%) Java
3 614 (14.07%) C#
4 430 (9.85%) JavaScript
5 355 (8.13%) T-SQL
6 273 (6.25%) Perl
7 212 (4.86%) VB
8 191 (4.38%) Shell Script
9 184 (4.22%) PL/SQL
10 165 (3.78%) Python
11 153 (3.51%) VBA
12 146 (3.34%) VB.NET
13 128 (2.93%) PHP
14 126 (2.89%) C++
15 96 (2.20%) C
16 94 (2.15%) PowerShell
17 79 (1.81%) Bash Shell
18 64 (1.47%) VB6
19 60 (1.37%) VBScript
20 42 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 517 (11.84%) Degree
2 123 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 112 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 61 (1.40%) MCSE
6 51 (1.17%) MCP
7 41 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 28 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.57%) MCITP
10 24 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (0.27%) MCTS
12 9 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.21%) ISEB
12 9 (0.21%) HND
13 8 (0.18%) MCDBA
13 8 (0.18%) AAT
14 7 (0.16%) CIMA
15 6 (0.14%) MCSA
15 6 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (8.55%) SLA
2 134 (3.07%) QA
3 25 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.18%) COBIT
8 7 (0.16%) HL7
9 6 (0.14%) EMIR
10 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.092%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.069%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.069%) DICOM
13 2 (0.046%) MiFID
13 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.023%) GxP
System Software
1 210 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.69%) XenApp
4 17 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.32%) IMail Server
6 12 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.18%) Squid
8 8 (0.18%) vSphere
9 7 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.14%) XenServer
10 6 (0.14%) UAG
11 4 (0.092%) Snort
11 4 (0.092%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.092%) NFS
12 3 (0.069%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (0.85%) Control-M
2 35 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 31 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 30 (0.69%) Puppet
5 26 (0.60%) SCCM
6 22 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 22 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
7 19 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 15 (0.34%) Nagios
9 13 (0.30%) SCOM
10 11 (0.25%) WSUS
11 8 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.18%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.11%) OpenView
12 5 (0.11%) Foglight
13 4 (0.092%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.092%) Munin
13 4 (0.092%) WMI
13 4 (0.092%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.069%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1115 (25.54%) Oracle
2 874 (20.02%) Microsoft
3 149 (3.41%) Citrix
4 140 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 137 (3.14%) Sybase
6 129 (2.96%) JBoss
7 124 (2.84%) VMware
8 100 (2.29%) SAP
9 87 (1.99%) Business Objects
9 87 (1.99%) IBM
10 74 (1.70%) Sun
11 66 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (1.19%) thinkFolio
13 50 (1.15%) Remedy
14 48 (1.10%) Fidessa
15 47 (1.08%) Sage
15 47 (1.08%) Cognos
16 42 (0.96%) Charles River
17 40 (0.92%) Bloomberg
18 37 (0.85%) HP
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum - excellent benefits including healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
KDR
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits inc pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago