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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 166 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2008 2355 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.13% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.21% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1784 2078 2073
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -10 1933 £40,000 - 177
London -35 884 £45,000 -10.00% 79
South East +26 450 £37,500 +25.00% 36
City of London +8 173 £48,000 +1.05% 30
Yorkshire +37 139 £32,500 - 9
East of England 0 136 £35,000 -2.77% 15
Berkshire +43 135 £47,500 +46.15% 9
North West +77 116 £35,000 +7.69% 12
South West -13 93 £27,500 +3.77% 9
West Yorkshire +22 87 £31,000 +8.77% 5
Hampshire +12 84 £30,500 +24.48% 8
Surrey -11 82 £35,000 +28.44% 4
Reading +53 72 £48,000 +23.87% 3
West Sussex +41 68 £42,500 +44.06% 3
Leeds +29 66 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Manchester +41 64 £35,000 -4.76% 6
West Midlands -54 61 £30,000 -12.91% 10
East Midlands -1 49 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Crawley +23 41 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Oxfordshire -6 38 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Scotland +7 36 £29,000 +5.45% 6
Hertfordshire +24 35 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Bristol +1 35 £27,500 +22.22% 5
Southampton +18 34 £30,500 -28.23% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 34 £35,000 +11.11% 6
Merseyside +21 30 £36,000 -28.00% 3
North Yorkshire +35 27 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Liverpool +14 26 £36,000 -34.54% 1
Bedfordshire +30 25 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Essex -30 25 £37,000 -12.94%

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2469 (60.03%) SQL
2 1361 (33.09%) SQL Server
3 1294 (31.46%) Finance
4 1270 (30.88%) Windows
5 1137 (27.64%) ITIL
6 962 (23.39%) Microsoft
7 896 (21.78%) .NET
8 880 (21.40%) Oracle
9 817 (19.86%) Linux
10 607 (14.76%) Unix
11 594 (14.44%) MS Excel
12 579 (14.08%) Java
13 574 (13.96%) Degree
14 513 (12.47%) Windows Server
15 502 (12.21%) C#
16 492 (11.96%) IIS
17 456 (11.09%) SLA
18 437 (10.62%) XML
19 423 (10.28%) HTML
20 415 (10.09%) CRM
21 408 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
22 389 (9.46%) JavaScript
23 354 (8.61%) SharePoint
24 353 (8.58%) Web Services
25 344 (8.36%) Banking
26 336 (8.17%) ASP.NET
27 335 (8.14%) Tomcat
28 316 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 306 (7.44%) Apache
30 297 (7.22%) 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
1 492 (11.96%) IIS
2 354 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 335 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 306 (7.44%) Apache
5 219 (5.32%) WebSphere
6 218 (5.30%) JBoss
7 159 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
8 135 (3.28%) WebLogic
9 94 (2.29%) CMS
10 90 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 66 (1.60%) Confluence
12 39 (0.95%) WordPress
13 27 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 26 (0.63%) MQSeries
15 25 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (0.51%) nginx
17 17 (0.41%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 15 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
20 13 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 594 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 265 (6.44%) MS Office
3 33 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.39%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.12%) MS Project
8 3 (0.073%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.024%) CATIA
10 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 148 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (1.46%) Markit EDM
3 40 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 39 (0.95%) thinkFolio
5 37 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 32 (0.78%) LatentZero
6 32 (0.78%) Maximo
7 30 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
8 28 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
9 26 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
10 24 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
11 23 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
12 21 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 21 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
13 18 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
13 18 (0.44%) Salerio
14 15 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
15 14 (0.34%) Aligne
15 14 (0.34%) MetaTrader
16 13 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (4.13%) SaaS
2 140 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.41%) Office 365
4 31 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.51%) PaaS
6 16 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.32%) IaaS
8 10 (0.24%) GitHub
9 6 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.097%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.049%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.049%) Joyent
11 2 (0.049%) Taleo
12 1 (0.024%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.024%) Force.com
12 1 (0.024%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.024%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 161 (3.91%) HTTP
2 150 (3.65%) TCP/IP
3 149 (3.62%) Firewall
4 109 (2.65%) Internet
5 96 (2.33%) DNS
5 96 (2.33%) LDAP
6 79 (1.92%) NAS
7 73 (1.77%) SAN
8 51 (1.24%) Intranet
9 49 (1.19%) SSL
10 42 (1.02%) FTP
11 38 (0.92%) VPN
12 31 (0.75%) SMTP
13 24 (0.58%) DHCP
14 22 (0.53%) LAN
15 18 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (0.39%) WAN
16 16 (0.39%) Wireshark
17 14 (0.34%) SNMP
18 13 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1361 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 316 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 240 (5.84%) MySQL
4 205 (4.98%) Relational Database
4 205 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 171 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 136 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 108 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 99 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
9 81 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
10 80 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 71 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 59 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
13 52 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
14 48 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 32 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
16 31 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (0.73%) MS Access
18 23 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
19 18 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 113 (2.75%) JIRA
2 106 (2.58%) Subversion
3 58 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 50 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
5 37 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (0.75%) Toad
7 29 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 29 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.34%) Maven
9 13 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
10 12 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.22%) Gradle
11 9 (0.22%) MSI
12 8 (0.19%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.19%) Firebug
12 8 (0.19%) WinDbg
13 7 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 1294 (31.46%) Finance
2 344 (8.36%) Banking
3 255 (6.20%) Retail
4 192 (4.67%) Front Office
5 140 (3.40%) Law
6 115 (2.80%) Back Office
7 107 (2.60%) Legal
8 84 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 65 (1.58%) Marketing
10 61 (1.48%) Advertising
10 61 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 58 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.24%) Publishing
13 44 (1.07%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.80%) French Language
15 30 (0.73%) German Language
16 24 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.49%) Spanish Language
18 19 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 19 (0.46%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 896 (21.78%) .NET
2 437 (10.62%) XML
3 423 (10.28%) HTML
4 353 (8.58%) Web Services
5 336 (8.17%) ASP.NET
6 264 (6.42%) CSS
7 119 (2.89%) Middleware
8 104 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
8 104 (2.53%) LAMP
9 103 (2.50%) jQuery
10 102 (2.48%) SOAP
11 101 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (1.87%) .NET Framework
13 75 (1.82%) REST
14 73 (1.77%) J2EE
15 58 (1.41%) WCF
16 55 (1.34%) XSLT
17 50 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
18 48 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 39 (0.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 408 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 147 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 133 (3.23%) Equities
5 131 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 127 (3.09%) Derivative
7 98 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 94 (2.29%) Fixed Income
9 69 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 69 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 63 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 59 (1.43%) iPad
12 45 (1.09%) Driving Licence
12 45 (1.09%) Fintech
13 44 (1.07%) SWIFT
14 33 (0.80%) Data Centre
15 31 (0.75%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.71%) Blackberry
16 29 (0.71%) Physics
17 25 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1270 (30.88%) Windows
2 817 (19.86%) Linux
3 607 (14.76%) Unix
4 513 (12.47%) Windows Server
5 184 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 175 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 107 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 85 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (1.09%) CentOS
11 37 (0.90%) Solaris
12 29 (0.71%) Android
13 28 (0.68%) AIX
14 26 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 26 (0.63%) Windows XP
15 22 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 20 (0.49%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.27%) Debian
17 11 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1137 (27.64%) ITIL
2 415 (10.09%) CRM
3 264 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (6.35%) ERP
5 240 (5.84%) Problem Management
6 225 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 215 (5.23%) Service Management
8 199 (4.84%) Incident Management
9 173 (4.21%) Project Management
10 165 (4.01%) Service Delivery
11 161 (3.91%) Asset Management
12 159 (3.87%) Change Management
13 148 (3.60%) MVC
14 144 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
15 136 (3.31%) Investment Management
16 135 (3.28%) E-Commerce
17 132 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
18 116 (2.82%) Release Management
18 116 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 112 (2.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2469 (60.03%) SQL
2 579 (14.08%) Java
3 502 (12.21%) C#
4 389 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 296 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 294 (7.15%) Perl
7 250 (6.08%) T-SQL
8 206 (5.01%) Bash Shell
9 167 (4.06%) PL/SQL
10 151 (3.67%) Python
11 139 (3.38%) VB
12 130 (3.16%) VB.NET
13 122 (2.97%) PHP
14 115 (2.80%) VBA
15 92 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 69 (1.68%) VBScript
17 60 (1.46%) C++
18 57 (1.39%) C
19 34 (0.83%) Ruby
20 28 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 574 (13.96%) Degree
2 168 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 109 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 81 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 77 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 26 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 24 (0.58%) MCSA
9 21 (0.51%) MCSE
10 14 (0.34%) MCT
11 12 (0.29%) MCP
12 10 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.17%) MCTS
13 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.15%) HNC
15 5 (0.12%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.097%) RHCE
17 3 (0.073%) ISEB
17 3 (0.073%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (11.09%) SLA
2 114 (2.77%) QA
3 28 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.17%) SEPA
7 6 (0.15%) HL7
8 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.049%) DICOM
9 2 (0.049%) FATCA
9 2 (0.049%) GxP
9 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.049%) MiFID
10 1 (0.024%) COBIT
10 1 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 297 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 97 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
2 97 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 30 (0.73%) XenApp
5 28 (0.68%) Terminal Server
6 21 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.34%) IMail Server
9 13 (0.32%) XenServer
10 12 (0.29%) Squid
11 10 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.17%) DFS Replication
14 7 (0.17%) Varnish
15 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 183 (4.45%) Puppet
2 123 (2.99%) Control-M
3 81 (1.97%) OpenAM
4 64 (1.56%) OpenView
5 62 (1.51%) SCCM
6 51 (1.24%) Nagios
7 26 (0.63%) CA Wily
7 26 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (0.53%) logstash
9 21 (0.51%) SCOM
10 17 (0.41%) WMI
11 16 (0.39%) WSUS
12 13 (0.32%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.24%) Cacti
14 8 (0.19%) Ansible
14 8 (0.19%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.15%) Munin
15 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 4 (0.097%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 962 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 880 (21.40%) Oracle
3 185 (4.50%) Red Hat
4 182 (4.42%) VMware
5 160 (3.89%) Citrix
6 129 (3.14%) IBM
7 128 (3.11%) Sun
8 119 (2.89%) HP
9 107 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 104 (2.53%) SAP
11 78 (1.90%) Bloomberg
12 76 (1.85%) Remedy
13 67 (1.63%) iManage
14 48 (1.17%) Charles River
15 45 (1.09%) Sybase
16 40 (0.97%) Infor
17 37 (0.90%) CA
18 36 (0.88%) Hyperion
18 36 (0.88%) Reuters
19 35 (0.85%) Sage
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago