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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 162 162 147
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1974 2178 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 1.99% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.07% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1922 2059
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016 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 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 1869 £40,000 -5.88% 172
London -26 805 £45,000 -14.28% 69
South East +39 348 £37,500 +17.18% 30
City of London 0 170 £50,000 -4.76% 24
Yorkshire +31 169 £35,000 - 7
North West +55 153 £37,500 -7.40% 16
East of England +20 153 £37,500 -7.40% 17
South West -26 91 £27,500 -21.42% 12
West Yorkshire +10 88 £35,000 -5.40% 6
Berkshire +45 87 £42,500 +14.86% 3
Manchester +29 83 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Surrey +34 79 £35,000 +16.66% 10
East Midlands +31 78 £38,500 +48.07% 4
Leeds +23 75 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Hampshire +36 63 £30,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands -51 62 £30,000 -9.77% 11
North Yorkshire +31 52 £40,000 +25.00%
West Sussex +10 50 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Essex +9 49 £50,000 +6.95% 3
Leicestershire +27 45 £49,250 +51.53% 3
South Wales +41 41 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Wales +34 41 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Merseyside +6 37 £36,000 -20.00% 4
Leicester +27 36 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bristol -6 36 £27,750 -14.61% 7
Hertfordshire +15 35 £37,500 -8.53% 3
Scotland +10 35 £31,000 -17.33% 7
Reading +29 33 £55,000 +22.90% 1
Newport +27 33 £30,500 +10.90%
Crawley -7 33 £45,000 +20.00%

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 2405 (60.63%) SQL
2 1311 (33.05%) Windows
3 1308 (32.97%) SQL Server
4 1271 (32.04%) Finance
5 1161 (29.27%) ITIL
6 897 (22.61%) Microsoft
7 863 (21.75%) .NET
8 831 (20.95%) Oracle
9 828 (20.87%) Linux
10 561 (14.14%) Unix
11 536 (13.51%) Java
12 524 (13.21%) Degree
13 523 (13.18%) C#
14 522 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 521 (13.13%) Windows Server
16 473 (11.92%) IIS
17 397 (10.01%) SLA
18 396 (9.98%) CRM
19 391 (9.86%) Banking
20 378 (9.53%) XML
21 366 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
22 347 (8.75%) SharePoint
23 346 (8.72%) JavaScript
24 342 (8.62%) Web Services
25 329 (8.29%) Tomcat
26 326 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 325 (8.19%) HTML
28 318 (8.02%) Apache
29 313 (7.89%) ASP.NET
30 290 (7.31%) PowerShell

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
1 473 (11.92%) IIS
2 347 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 329 (8.29%) Tomcat
4 318 (8.02%) Apache
5 228 (5.75%) WebSphere
6 206 (5.19%) JBoss
7 157 (3.96%) WebLogic
8 147 (3.71%) BizTalk Server
9 90 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 69 (1.74%) CMS
11 51 (1.29%) Confluence
12 31 (0.78%) MQSeries
13 24 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.58%) WordPress
15 22 (0.55%) nginx
16 21 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (0.50%) MS Exchange
18 17 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
19 15 (0.38%) Jetty
20 14 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 522 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 224 (5.65%) MS Office
3 36 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 11 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.076%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.076%) MS Project
8 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.025%) Revit
Business Applications
1 169 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 41 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 37 (0.93%) Maximo
5 34 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
7 28 (0.71%) thinkFolio
8 24 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
8 24 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
9 23 (0.58%) LatentZero
10 22 (0.55%) Aligne
11 20 (0.50%) Retail-J
12 19 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
13 15 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
14 13 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 13 (0.33%) MetaTrader
15 12 (0.30%) Misys Opics
16 11 (0.28%) Magento
16 11 (0.28%) Salerio
16 11 (0.28%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 175 (4.41%) SaaS
2 132 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.49%) Office 365
4 32 (0.81%) PaaS
5 28 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.28%) GitHub
8 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
9 5 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.13%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.10%) IaaS
11 3 (0.076%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.050%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.050%) Taleo
13 1 (0.025%) Apcera
13 1 (0.025%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.025%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 166 (4.18%) HTTP
2 152 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 138 (3.48%) Firewall
4 111 (2.80%) Internet
5 91 (2.29%) DNS
6 85 (2.14%) LDAP
7 77 (1.94%) SAN
8 70 (1.76%) NAS
9 59 (1.49%) Intranet
10 55 (1.39%) VPN
11 49 (1.24%) SSL
12 33 (0.83%) FTP
12 33 (0.83%) SMTP
13 27 (0.68%) LAN
14 21 (0.53%) DHCP
15 18 (0.45%) WAN
15 18 (0.45%) WebEx
16 10 (0.25%) NetScaler
17 9 (0.23%) VoIP
18 8 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1308 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 326 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 227 (5.72%) MySQL
4 198 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 187 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 182 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 141 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 111 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 105 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 84 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 73 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
12 64 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
13 50 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
14 47 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 39 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 37 (0.93%) MS Access
17 36 (0.91%) DB2
18 35 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (0.86%) MongoDB
19 34 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 116 (2.92%) JIRA
2 98 (2.47%) Subversion
3 64 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 48 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
6 29 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 24 (0.60%) Toad
8 18 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (0.43%) MSBuild
10 16 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (0.38%) Git (software)
11 15 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.33%) Maven
12 13 (0.33%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.28%) JMeter
14 9 (0.23%) Gradle
14 9 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 1271 (32.04%) Finance
2 391 (9.86%) Banking
3 269 (6.78%) Retail
4 150 (3.78%) Front Office
5 134 (3.38%) Back Office
6 112 (2.82%) Law
7 80 (2.02%) Marketing
8 71 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 69 (1.74%) Advertising
10 68 (1.71%) Legal
11 57 (1.44%) Financial Institution
12 55 (1.39%) Telecoms
13 44 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 34 (0.86%) Billing
14 34 (0.86%) Private Banking
14 34 (0.86%) Publishing
15 29 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
16 25 (0.63%) General Ledger
17 24 (0.60%) German Language
18 21 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 863 (21.75%) .NET
2 378 (9.53%) XML
3 342 (8.62%) Web Services
4 325 (8.19%) HTML
5 313 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 183 (4.61%) CSS
7 137 (3.45%) Middleware
8 96 (2.42%) LAMP
9 81 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
10 79 (1.99%) .NET Framework
10 79 (1.99%) jQuery
11 78 (1.97%) SOAP
12 68 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (1.69%) J2EE
14 54 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
15 53 (1.34%) XSLT
16 49 (1.24%) JSON
17 43 (1.08%) WCF
18 41 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 39 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 366 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
3 150 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 122 (3.08%) Derivative
5 110 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 106 (2.67%) Equities
7 82 (2.07%) Fixed Income
8 75 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 67 (1.69%) iSeries
10 66 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 60 (1.51%) iPad
12 45 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 44 (1.11%) Mathematics
14 42 (1.06%) Driving Licence
15 40 (1.01%) Fintech
16 37 (0.93%) EPoS
17 36 (0.91%) SWIFT
18 29 (0.73%) PMI
19 25 (0.63%) Physics
20 24 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1311 (33.05%) Windows
2 828 (20.87%) Linux
3 561 (14.14%) Unix
4 521 (13.13%) Windows Server
5 183 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 181 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 172 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 98 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 92 (2.32%) Windows 7
10 62 (1.56%) CentOS
11 48 (1.21%) Solaris
12 36 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 35 (0.88%) Android
14 24 (0.60%) Windows 10
15 23 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 22 (0.55%) AIX
17 18 (0.45%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.38%) Debian
19 14 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1161 (29.27%) ITIL
2 396 (9.98%) CRM
3 278 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
4 264 (6.65%) ERP
5 247 (6.23%) Problem Management
6 238 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 203 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
8 179 (4.51%) Service Management
9 174 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 169 (4.26%) Service Delivery
11 160 (4.03%) Project Management
12 155 (3.91%) Change Management
13 147 (3.71%) Asset Management
14 144 (3.63%) E-Commerce
14 144 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 135 (3.40%) MVC
16 127 (3.20%) Analytics
17 123 (3.10%) Investment Management
18 119 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 113 (2.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2405 (60.63%) SQL
2 536 (13.51%) Java
3 523 (13.18%) C#
4 346 (8.72%) JavaScript
5 290 (7.31%) PowerShell
6 262 (6.60%) Perl
7 260 (6.55%) T-SQL
8 196 (4.94%) Bash Shell
9 157 (3.96%) VB
10 150 (3.78%) Python
11 143 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 122 (3.08%) PHP
13 113 (2.85%) VB.NET
14 107 (2.70%) VBA
15 105 (2.65%) Shell Script
16 73 (1.84%) VBScript
17 70 (1.76%) C
18 55 (1.39%) C++
19 38 (0.96%) Ruby
20 22 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 524 (13.21%) Degree
2 172 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
3 93 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 76 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 40 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 35 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 27 (0.68%) MCSA
9 19 (0.48%) ISEB
10 18 (0.45%) MCP
11 16 (0.40%) MCT
12 14 (0.35%) MCSE
13 12 (0.30%) HNC
14 9 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.18%) MCTS
16 6 (0.15%) CFA
16 6 (0.15%) MCAD
16 6 (0.15%) MCSD
16 6 (0.15%) PMP
17 5 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (10.01%) SLA
2 83 (2.09%) QA
3 49 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 35 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.25%) HL7
7 9 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.20%) DICOM
9 7 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 7 (0.18%) SEPA
10 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.050%) FATCA
12 2 (0.050%) MiFID
System Software
1 286 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
3 80 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.66%) XenApp
6 23 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 19 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.45%) IMail Server
9 10 (0.25%) XenServer
10 9 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.20%) Varnish
12 7 (0.18%) Squid
13 5 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.13%) vSphere
14 4 (0.10%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.10%) qmail
14 4 (0.10%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 152 (3.83%) Puppet
2 108 (2.72%) Control-M
3 71 (1.79%) OpenAM
4 54 (1.36%) Nagios
4 54 (1.36%) SCCM
5 53 (1.34%) OpenView
6 37 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 18 (0.45%) SCOM
8 18 (0.45%) WSUS
9 16 (0.40%) CA Wily
10 14 (0.35%) Ansible
11 12 (0.30%) WMI
12 11 (0.28%) Cacti
12 11 (0.28%) logstash
13 10 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (0.20%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.18%) Munin
16 6 (0.15%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 897 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 831 (20.95%) Oracle
3 197 (4.97%) Red Hat
4 172 (4.34%) Citrix
5 159 (4.01%) VMware
6 141 (3.55%) IBM
7 107 (2.70%) Sun
8 98 (2.47%) HP
9 91 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
10 84 (2.12%) SAP
11 63 (1.59%) Remedy
11 63 (1.59%) Sybase
12 59 (1.49%) Bloomberg
13 49 (1.24%) iManage
14 47 (1.18%) Infor
15 41 (1.03%) Hyperion
15 41 (1.03%) Informatica
16 38 (0.96%) JD Edwards
17 36 (0.91%) Cisco
18 35 (0.88%) Charles River
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Competitive Package + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £22000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Tech
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 47k per year + Benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday