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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
UK
Rank 190 166 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1421 2081 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 2.03% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.11% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1793 1741
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -30 1363 £37,500 -6.25% 142
London -30 588 £45,000 -5.26% 62
South East +9 267 £32,500 -13.33% 24
City of London +16 121 £45,000 -3.74% 22
North West 0 113 £35,500 +26.78% 15
Yorkshire +10 110 £30,000 -3.61% 6
Berkshire +36 84 £31,250 -28.97% 3
East of England -43 79 £32,500 -13.33% 7
West Yorkshire +3 76 £31,500 +5.00% 5
South West -51 73 £32,500 +6.55% 8
East Midlands +40 67 £31,000 +14.81% 11
Leeds +13 64 £32,500 - 4
West Midlands +7 55 £30,500 - 6
Hampshire +17 45 £31,500 -19.87% 7
Manchester -32 45 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Surrey +2 44 £32,500 -1.51% 4
Wiltshire +5 36 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Scotland -1 27 £26,000 -16.80% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 26 £30,000 - 2
West Sussex -10 26 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Cheshire +31 24 £44,000 +95.55% 4
Hertfordshire -31 24 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Leicestershire +9 23 £37,500 +70.45% 5
Slough +33 22 £27,500 -35.29%
Maidenhead +20 21 £40,000 +23.07%
Lancashire +13 21 £23,500 -16.07% 1
Wales +18 20 £27,000 +6.93% 3
Woking +14 20 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 20 £29,500 -34.44% 3
Basingstoke +8 18 £27,000 -10.00% 1

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1788 (56.67%) SQL
2 1021 (32.36%) Windows
3 981 (31.09%) Finance
4 935 (29.64%) ITIL
5 883 (27.99%) SQL Server
6 696 (22.06%) Microsoft
7 646 (20.48%) .NET
8 605 (19.18%) Linux
9 563 (17.84%) Oracle
10 463 (14.68%) MS Excel
11 459 (14.55%) Unix
12 425 (13.47%) C#
13 406 (12.87%) Java
14 399 (12.65%) Degree
15 391 (12.39%) Windows Server
16 324 (10.27%) Banking
17 321 (10.17%) IIS
17 321 (10.17%) XML
18 319 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
19 318 (10.08%) SLA
20 283 (8.97%) CRM
21 259 (8.21%) SharePoint
22 257 (8.15%) ERP
23 254 (8.05%) Web Services
24 252 (7.99%) JavaScript
25 231 (7.32%) HTML
26 226 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
27 215 (6.81%) Incident Management
28 213 (6.75%) ASP.NET
29 204 (6.47%) Active Directory

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
1 321 (10.17%) IIS
2 259 (8.21%) SharePoint
3 189 (5.99%) Tomcat
4 163 (5.17%) Apache
5 136 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
6 129 (4.09%) JBoss
7 128 (4.06%) WebSphere
8 99 (3.14%) WebLogic
9 47 (1.49%) CMS
10 28 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 25 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.70%) Skype for Business
13 20 (0.63%) Confluence
14 18 (0.57%) Alfresco
14 18 (0.57%) Joomla!
15 17 (0.54%) Umbraco
16 16 (0.51%) MS Exchange
17 13 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 463 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 186 (5.90%) MS Office
3 36 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.44%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.22%) MS Project
7 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.095%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 107 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 32 (1.01%) Maximo
5 19 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.54%) Aligne
6 17 (0.54%) Markit EDM
7 15 (0.48%) RiskWrite
8 14 (0.44%) thinkFolio
9 13 (0.41%) SAP CO
9 13 (0.41%) SAP FI
9 13 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
10 12 (0.38%) Retail-J
11 11 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
12 9 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
12 9 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.25%) Misys Opics
13 8 (0.25%) Sage 200
13 8 (0.25%) Softmar
14 7 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (3.93%) SaaS
2 64 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.00%) Office 365
4 47 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.67%) GitHub
6 17 (0.54%) PaaS
7 9 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.16%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.13%) Akamai
9 4 (0.13%) IaaS
10 3 (0.095%) Force.com
10 3 (0.095%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.063%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.032%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.032%) Boomi
12 1 (0.032%) G Suite
12 1 (0.032%) iTunes
12 1 (0.032%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 68 (2.16%) Internet
3 65 (2.06%) HTTP
4 58 (1.84%) Firewall
5 36 (1.14%) DNS
6 33 (1.05%) Intranet
7 30 (0.95%) SSL
8 29 (0.92%) VPN
9 22 (0.70%) LDAP
10 21 (0.67%) LAN
11 20 (0.63%) SAN
12 18 (0.57%) NAS
13 17 (0.54%) Skype
14 15 (0.48%) WAN
15 11 (0.35%) SMTP
16 8 (0.25%) Network Security
16 8 (0.25%) WebEx
16 8 (0.25%) Wireshark
17 7 (0.22%) FTP
18 6 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 883 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 185 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 148 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 129 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (3.87%) MySQL
6 102 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 86 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
8 85 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 67 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 52 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 51 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 50 (1.58%) DB2
14 42 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.01%) MongoDB
17 31 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (0.89%) MS Access
19 21 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
20 19 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 68 (2.16%) JIRA
2 67 (2.12%) Visual Studio
3 50 (1.58%) Subversion
3 50 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 34 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 33 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 25 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 24 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (0.60%) Hudson
10 18 (0.57%) Maven
11 17 (0.54%) MSBuild
11 17 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 16 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (0.48%) VersionOne
14 13 (0.41%) Selenium
15 12 (0.38%) JMeter
16 11 (0.35%) Toad
17 10 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 9 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 981 (31.09%) Finance
2 324 (10.27%) Banking
3 189 (5.99%) Retail
4 130 (4.12%) Front Office
5 118 (3.74%) Back Office
6 58 (1.84%) Marketing
7 55 (1.74%) Advertising
8 50 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 44 (1.39%) Legal
11 43 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 37 (1.17%) Law
13 35 (1.11%) Telecoms
14 31 (0.98%) Publishing
15 27 (0.86%) Billing
16 17 (0.54%) French Language
17 15 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
18 13 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.32%) Dutch Language
20 9 (0.29%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (20.48%) .NET
2 321 (10.17%) XML
3 254 (8.05%) Web Services
4 231 (7.32%) HTML
5 213 (6.75%) ASP.NET
6 160 (5.07%) CSS
7 104 (3.30%) Middleware
8 76 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
9 69 (2.19%) J2EE
10 65 (2.06%) jQuery
10 65 (2.06%) SOAP
11 48 (1.52%) AngularJS
12 46 (1.46%) JSON
13 44 (1.39%) XSLT
14 39 (1.24%) JSP
15 38 (1.20%) .NET Framework
16 30 (0.95%) MSMQ
16 30 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
17 28 (0.89%) EDI
18 26 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 319 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 102 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 101 (3.20%) iSeries
5 81 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 62 (1.97%) Equities
7 54 (1.71%) AS400
7 54 (1.71%) Derivative
7 54 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 53 (1.68%) EPoS
9 52 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 42 (1.33%) Hedge funds
11 37 (1.17%) Fintech
12 30 (0.95%) SWIFT
13 25 (0.79%) iPad
13 25 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.60%) Clustering
15 18 (0.57%) Blackberry
16 16 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (0.48%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1021 (32.36%) Windows
2 605 (19.18%) Linux
3 459 (14.55%) Unix
4 391 (12.39%) Windows Server
5 119 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 75 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (2.03%) Android
10 61 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (1.87%) CentOS
12 35 (1.11%) Windows 7
13 34 (1.08%) Solaris
14 18 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.51%) Windows XP
16 15 (0.48%) AIX
17 12 (0.38%) Windows 10
18 9 (0.29%) HPUX
19 5 (0.16%) SUSE
20 4 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (29.64%) ITIL
2 283 (8.97%) CRM
3 257 (8.15%) ERP
4 226 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (6.81%) Incident Management
6 188 (5.96%) Problem Management
7 164 (5.20%) Service Delivery
8 161 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
9 139 (4.41%) Change Management
10 126 (3.99%) Service Management
11 118 (3.74%) Analytics
12 117 (3.71%) E-Commerce
12 117 (3.71%) Project Management
13 108 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 99 (3.14%) Release Management
14 99 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 98 (3.11%) Configuration Management
16 87 (2.76%) SDLC
17 84 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 82 (2.60%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1788 (56.67%) SQL
2 425 (13.47%) C#
3 406 (12.87%) Java
4 252 (7.99%) JavaScript
5 195 (6.18%) PowerShell
6 170 (5.39%) T-SQL
7 146 (4.63%) Python
8 138 (4.37%) Perl
9 109 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 103 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 95 (3.01%) PHP
12 94 (2.98%) VB
13 89 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 86 (2.73%) VB.NET
15 57 (1.81%) C++
16 52 (1.65%) VBA
17 50 (1.58%) C
18 46 (1.46%) VBScript
19 42 (1.33%) RPG
20 36 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 399 (12.65%) Degree
2 110 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
3 60 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 59 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 38 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.73%) CISSP
7 20 (0.63%) CEH
7 20 (0.63%) MCSE
8 18 (0.57%) MCP
9 17 (0.54%) GCIA
10 16 (0.51%) ISEB
11 15 (0.48%) MCSA
12 14 (0.44%) HND
13 12 (0.38%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.35%) MCSD
15 10 (0.32%) HNC
16 9 (0.29%) MCAD
16 9 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.19%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (10.08%) SLA
2 97 (3.07%) QA
3 34 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.25%) PMO
8 7 (0.22%) HL7
9 6 (0.19%) Basel II
9 6 (0.19%) Basel III
10 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.13%) MiFID
11 3 (0.095%) DICOM
11 3 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.063%) EMIR
System Software
1 204 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (0.70%) XenApp
5 20 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.35%) Terminal Server
7 9 (0.29%) IMail Server
7 9 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.13%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.13%) vSphere
8 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.095%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.095%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.063%) Docker
10 2 (0.063%) Varnish
11 1 (0.032%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 72 (2.28%) Nagios
2 69 (2.19%) Puppet
3 44 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.14%) Ansible
5 22 (0.70%) Control-M
5 22 (0.70%) SCCM
6 16 (0.51%) Grafana
6 16 (0.51%) OpenAM
7 15 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (0.35%) WSUS
10 9 (0.29%) Opsview
10 9 (0.29%) SCOM
11 7 (0.22%) OpenView
12 5 (0.16%) Graphite
12 5 (0.16%) Kibana
13 4 (0.13%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.13%) Nessus
14 3 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 696 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 563 (17.84%) Oracle
3 128 (4.06%) IBM
4 96 (3.04%) SAP
5 95 (3.01%) Citrix
6 87 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 77 (2.44%) VMware
8 70 (2.22%) Sybase
9 50 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (1.36%) Sage
11 41 (1.30%) Sun
12 40 (1.27%) Cognos
13 36 (1.14%) SolarWinds
14 35 (1.11%) Infor
15 28 (0.89%) iManage
15 28 (0.89%) ServiceNow
16 27 (0.86%) Hyperion
17 26 (0.82%) Charles River
17 26 (0.82%) Splunk
18 25 (0.79%) Cisco
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £29,000 to £31,000 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + up to 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus full benefits apcakge
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Potential Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits & good work life balance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
onezeero.
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago