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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 162 161 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2186 1989 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.76% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.86% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1921 1727 1991
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +6 2086 £38,500 +2.66% 200
London +3 1060 £47,500 - 97
City of London +23 397 £47,500 -5.00% 42
South East +1 360 £32,500 -7.14% 32
East of England +29 179 £34,500 -1.42% 15
South West +62 139 £32,500 -1.51% 13
North West +1 102 £30,000 -7.69% 12
West Midlands -10 96 £33,750 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire -46 88 £33,000 +10.00% 14
Surrey -5 81 £37,000 -7.50% 9
Buckinghamshire +23 78 £34,000 +3.03% 8
Berkshire -16 76 £27,500 -21.42% 8
West Yorkshire -31 72 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Milton Keynes +33 67 £34,000 -12.25% 5
Scotland -32 64 £36,000 +16.12% 10
Cambridgeshire +34 61 £34,500 -23.33% 6
Essex +15 55 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Leeds -20 54 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Manchester -5 52 £26,000 +4.00% 7
East Midlands -42 52 £30,000 +11.11% 6
Bristol +41 51 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Cambridge +34 37 £34,000 -28.42% 4
Reading -11 37 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Oxfordshire +2 35 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -14 35 £26,500 -7.01% 2
Birmingham +21 34 £40,000 +45.45%
Somerset +25 32 £30,750 +30.85% 8
Glasgow -21 30 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Hertfordshire +1 29 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Bath +25 28 £30,500 -12.85% 7

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2523 (62.59%) SQL
2 1334 (33.09%) Finance
3 1239 (30.74%) Windows
4 1234 (30.61%) SQL Server
5 1155 (28.65%) Oracle
6 1041 (25.82%) UNIX
7 823 (20.42%) Java
8 816 (20.24%) Linux
9 800 (19.85%) ITIL
10 798 (19.80%) Microsoft
11 756 (18.75%) .NET
12 552 (13.69%) MS Excel
13 542 (13.45%) Degree
14 513 (12.73%) C#
15 485 (12.03%) Banking
16 412 (10.22%) XML
16 412 (10.22%) Front Office
17 397 (9.85%) HTML
18 336 (8.34%) JavaScript
19 334 (8.29%) Perl
20 322 (7.99%) SLA
21 314 (7.79%) IIS
22 303 (7.52%) T-SQL
23 288 (7.14%) ASP.NET
24 281 (6.97%) Relational Database
25 272 (6.75%) MS Office
26 267 (6.62%) Oracle Database
27 250 (6.20%) VB
28 247 (6.13%) PL/SQL
28 247 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 314 (7.79%) IIS
2 224 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 188 (4.66%) WebSphere
4 174 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 164 (4.07%) Apache
6 141 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 54 (1.34%) CMS
8 42 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 42 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 28 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 22 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
13 20 (0.50%) LiveLink
14 18 (0.45%) Drupal
15 17 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.42%) Confluence
16 15 (0.37%) GlassFish
17 13 (0.32%) Jetty
17 13 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 552 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 272 (6.75%) MS Office
3 30 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.25%) MS Project
6 10 (0.25%) FastStats
7 9 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.12%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.074%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.050%) Windchill
10 2 (0.050%) Stata
10 2 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.025%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.025%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 70 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 39 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.67%) ION MarketView
6 26 (0.65%) Maximo
7 25 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
8 24 (0.60%) Agresso
9 22 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
10 21 (0.52%) Markit EDM
11 20 (0.50%) LatentZero
12 19 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
13 18 (0.45%) Magento
13 18 (0.45%) Academy Housing
14 17 (0.42%) RMDS
14 17 (0.42%) arcHouse
15 16 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
15 16 (0.40%) Misys Opics
16 15 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
16 15 (0.37%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.29%) SaaS
2 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.074%) GitHub
4 3 (0.074%) Force.com
5 1 (0.025%) Office 365
5 1 (0.025%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.025%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (3.72%) Internet
2 127 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 66 (1.64%) Firewall
4 56 (1.39%) HTTP
5 53 (1.31%) DNS
6 35 (0.87%) SMTP
6 35 (0.87%) FTP
7 34 (0.84%) Intranet
8 30 (0.74%) LDAP
9 26 (0.65%) DHCP
10 25 (0.62%) SAN
11 20 (0.50%) LAN
12 18 (0.45%) WAN
13 17 (0.42%) VPN
14 15 (0.37%) Extranet
15 13 (0.32%) SSL
16 10 (0.25%) SMS
17 9 (0.22%) POP3
18 8 (0.20%) ATM
18 8 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1234 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 281 (6.97%) Relational Database
3 267 (6.62%) Oracle Database
4 247 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 203 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 179 (4.44%) MySQL
7 174 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 155 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 104 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
10 103 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 81 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 69 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
13 59 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 52 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
15 50 (1.24%) KDB
16 47 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
17 45 (1.12%) DB2
18 43 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
19 41 (1.02%) MS Access
20 28 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 42 (1.04%) Subversion
3 38 (0.94%) MSI
4 35 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 32 (0.79%) JUnit
6 30 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (0.74%) JIRA
7 28 (0.69%) Ant
8 27 (0.67%) Git (software)
8 27 (0.67%) InstallShield
9 20 (0.50%) Hudson
10 15 (0.37%) Toad
11 14 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.35%) Maven
12 12 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 12 (0.30%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.25%) Selenium
14 10 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1334 (33.09%) Finance
2 485 (12.03%) Banking
3 412 (10.22%) Front Office
4 183 (4.54%) Investment Banking
5 142 (3.52%) Back Office
6 118 (2.93%) Retail
7 88 (2.18%) Law
8 75 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 64 (1.59%) Marketing
10 62 (1.54%) Legal
10 62 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 38 (0.94%) Advertising
12 34 (0.84%) Billing
13 30 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.69%) German Language
15 24 (0.60%) Publishing
16 23 (0.57%) Retail Banking
17 22 (0.55%) French Language
18 19 (0.47%) Automotive
19 13 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (18.75%) .NET
2 412 (10.22%) XML
3 397 (9.85%) HTML
4 288 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 172 (4.27%) Web Services
6 169 (4.19%) CSS
7 166 (4.12%) J2EE
8 127 (3.15%) Middleware
9 102 (2.53%) Spring
10 87 (2.16%) Hibernate
11 79 (1.96%) SOAP
12 69 (1.71%) jQuery
13 66 (1.64%) .NET Framework
14 53 (1.31%) Struts
15 49 (1.22%) XSLT
15 49 (1.22%) HTML5
16 45 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
17 44 (1.09%) JSP
18 43 (1.07%) WPF
19 40 (0.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 240 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 214 (5.31%) Derivative
3 167 (4.14%) Equities
4 156 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 145 (3.60%) Fixed Income
6 106 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 87 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 83 (2.06%) Statistics
9 65 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
10 58 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 54 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 42 (1.04%) SWIFT
13 35 (0.87%) Credit Risk
14 34 (0.84%) Mathematics
15 30 (0.74%) CMDB
16 29 (0.72%) Clustering
17 28 (0.69%) Mobile App
18 27 (0.67%) Market Risk
18 27 (0.67%) Replication
19 26 (0.65%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1239 (30.74%) Windows
2 1041 (25.82%) UNIX
3 816 (20.24%) Linux
4 188 (4.66%) Solaris
5 184 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 158 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 153 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 114 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 98 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 24 (0.60%) SUSE
13 21 (0.52%) AIX
14 20 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 18 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (0.32%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.30%) Android
19 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
20 9 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (19.85%) ITIL
2 241 (5.98%) Service Delivery
3 195 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 186 (4.61%) Service Management
4 186 (4.61%) Problem Management
5 181 (4.49%) CRM
6 149 (3.70%) Project Management
7 147 (3.65%) Change Management
8 139 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 132 (3.27%) Incident Management
10 124 (3.08%) Workflow
11 117 (2.90%) Asset Management
12 116 (2.88%) Investment Management
13 114 (2.83%) ITSM
14 112 (2.78%) Release Management
15 105 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 105 (2.60%) ERP
16 104 (2.58%) MVC
17 96 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
18 89 (2.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2523 (62.59%) SQL
2 823 (20.42%) Java
3 513 (12.73%) C#
4 336 (8.34%) JavaScript
5 334 (8.29%) Perl
6 303 (7.52%) T-SQL
7 250 (6.20%) VB
8 247 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 227 (5.63%) Shell Script
10 203 (5.04%) Python
11 166 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 124 (3.08%) PHP
13 113 (2.80%) C++
13 113 (2.80%) VBA
14 97 (2.41%) VB6
15 93 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 92 (2.28%) C
17 81 (2.01%) PowerShell
18 59 (1.46%) VBScript
19 26 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 542 (13.45%) Degree
2 171 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
3 116 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.41%) MCSE
5 57 (1.41%) MCP
6 27 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.40%) MCITP
9 15 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
9 15 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.30%) MCSA
11 11 (0.27%) CCNA
12 8 (0.20%) HND
13 6 (0.15%) RHCE
14 5 (0.12%) MCTS
14 5 (0.12%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.12%) ISEB
15 4 (0.099%) A+ Certification
16 3 (0.074%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (7.99%) SLA
2 128 (3.18%) QA
3 18 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.30%) COBIT
6 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.20%) HL7
8 6 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.025%) EMIR
10 1 (0.025%) GxP
System Software
1 207 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (0.79%) XenApp
5 12 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 8 (0.20%) Terminal Server
6 8 (0.20%) IMail Server
7 7 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (0.15%) UAG
9 5 (0.12%) vSphere
10 4 (0.099%) NFS
10 4 (0.099%) Novell eDirectory
11 3 (0.074%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 3 (0.074%) Squid
11 3 (0.074%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (1.04%) SCCM
2 37 (0.92%) Control-M
3 23 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 21 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 19 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.22%) Nagios
8 7 (0.17%) SCOM
9 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (0.15%) OpenView
10 5 (0.12%) WMI
11 4 (0.099%) ZENworks
11 4 (0.099%) MOM
11 4 (0.099%) WSUS
11 4 (0.099%) Puppet
12 3 (0.074%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.074%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.050%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.050%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.050%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1155 (28.65%) Oracle
2 798 (19.80%) Microsoft
3 187 (4.64%) Sybase
4 157 (3.89%) JBoss
5 147 (3.65%) Citrix
6 124 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 108 (2.68%) VMware
8 82 (2.03%) Sun
9 81 (2.01%) SAP
10 78 (1.94%) IBM
11 68 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 52 (1.29%) Remedy
12 52 (1.29%) Reuters
13 49 (1.22%) ION Trading
13 49 (1.22%) Charles River
14 45 (1.12%) Bloomberg
15 43 (1.07%) Fidessa
16 40 (0.99%) thinkFolio
17 37 (0.92%) TIBCO
18 33 (0.82%) Brady
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 30% staff discount
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare - great o
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum Excellent salary plus discretionary
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Absolute Solution
Salary: BENS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £40000 Per Annum On call allowance.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Possibly more for the absolute perfe
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago