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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 168 149 170
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1950 2283 2210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 2.13% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.21% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 1985 1994
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 1879 £39,000 +4.00% 193
London -36 843 £47,500 -5.00% 83
South East +17 418 £35,000 +18.64% 48
City of London +17 176 £47,500 -5.00% 28
Yorkshire +41 160 £31,000 +2.79% 18
East of England -10 125 £36,000 +2.85% 12
West Yorkshire +60 122 £31,000 +3.33% 16
Berkshire +41 119 £50,000 +53.84% 12
South West -18 107 £27,500 -8.33% 10
Leeds +51 105 £31,000 +3.06% 13
West Midlands -14 95 £30,000 +5.21% 5
North West +40 87 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Hampshire +25 87 £30,500 +1.66% 9
Surrey -34 74 £32,500 +19.26% 7
Reading +38 69 £50,000 +61.29% 6
East Midlands +2 54 £32,500 -1.64% 4
Manchester +31 51 £35,000 -15.15% 7
Bristol -8 43 £28,250 +14.14% 6
Southampton +19 42 £30,500 -13.47% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 39 £44,000 +77.77% 4
Scotland -5 37 £30,500 +5.17% 10
West Sussex +9 34 £38,225 +39.00% 1
Hertfordshire +7 34 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Birmingham -3 29 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Oxfordshire -1 28 £38,500 +45.28% 10
Buckinghamshire +25 26 £29,000 -10.76% 6
Peterborough +20 26 £50,000 +138.09% 1
Bedfordshire 0 25 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Wiltshire -7 25 £32,500 - 1
Kent +25 23 £30,000 -29.41% 1

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2356 (58.45%) SQL
2 1316 (32.65%) SQL Server
3 1235 (30.64%) Finance
4 1223 (30.34%) Windows
5 1093 (27.11%) ITIL
6 955 (23.69%) Oracle
7 930 (23.07%) Microsoft
8 907 (22.50%) .NET
9 739 (18.33%) Linux
10 633 (15.70%) Unix
11 618 (15.33%) Java
12 576 (14.29%) Degree
13 564 (13.99%) MS Excel
14 521 (12.92%) C#
15 494 (12.26%) IIS
16 487 (12.08%) SLA
17 455 (11.29%) Windows Server
18 422 (10.47%) XML
19 401 (9.95%) HTML
20 392 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
21 383 (9.50%) JavaScript
22 373 (9.25%) CRM
23 359 (8.91%) ASP.NET
24 324 (8.04%) Tomcat
25 308 (7.64%) SharePoint
26 299 (7.42%) Web Services
26 299 (7.42%) Banking
27 296 (7.34%) CSS
28 279 (6.92%) Active Directory
29 272 (6.75%) Problem Management

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
1 494 (12.26%) IIS
2 324 (8.04%) Tomcat
3 308 (7.64%) SharePoint
4 253 (6.28%) Apache
5 203 (5.04%) JBoss
6 194 (4.81%) WebSphere
7 139 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 117 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 86 (2.13%) CMS
10 56 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 48 (1.19%) Confluence
12 44 (1.09%) WordPress
13 28 (0.69%) Node.js
14 26 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (0.47%) MS Exchange
15 19 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
15 19 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 564 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 267 (6.62%) MS Office
3 23 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.37%) Acrobat
5 15 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.17%) MS Project
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.099%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.099%) Revit
9 3 (0.074%) MicroStation
9 3 (0.074%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.025%) CATIA
10 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 104 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (1.14%) Markit EDM
3 46 (1.14%) thinkFolio
4 41 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 37 (0.92%) Eagle PACE
6 31 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
7 29 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
8 28 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
9 25 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
10 23 (0.57%) LatentZero
11 22 (0.55%) Salerio
12 21 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
13 19 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
13 19 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 14 (0.35%) SAP ERP
15 13 (0.32%) Maximo
15 13 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 13 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 134 (3.32%) SaaS
2 111 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (1.34%) Office 365
4 28 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (0.60%) IaaS
6 23 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.22%) Joyent
8 7 (0.17%) GitHub
9 4 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.074%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.074%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.074%) PaaS
10 3 (0.074%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.050%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 117 (2.90%) Firewall
3 103 (2.56%) HTTP
4 83 (2.06%) DNS
5 81 (2.01%) LDAP
6 66 (1.64%) Internet
7 62 (1.54%) NAS
8 53 (1.31%) SAN
9 41 (1.02%) FTP
9 41 (1.02%) Intranet
10 33 (0.82%) SSL
10 33 (0.82%) Wireshark
11 30 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
12 28 (0.69%) VPN
13 24 (0.60%) SNMP
14 21 (0.52%) DHCP
15 20 (0.50%) SMTP
16 15 (0.37%) LAN
17 13 (0.32%) WAN
18 10 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1316 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 264 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 216 (5.36%) MySQL
4 200 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 184 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 157 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 126 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
8 111 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 88 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 84 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 80 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 69 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
12 69 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 46 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
14 44 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
15 41 (1.02%) MS Access
16 35 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (0.65%) NoSQL
18 23 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 113 (2.80%) JIRA
2 79 (1.96%) Subversion
3 54 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 51 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 33 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 33 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (0.77%) Toad
7 21 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.37%) Firebug
9 14 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
10 13 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.30%) ProC
12 11 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.25%) Maven
13 10 (0.25%) MSI
14 8 (0.20%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.20%) Gradle
15 6 (0.15%) MSBuild
General
1 1235 (30.64%) Finance
2 299 (7.42%) Banking
3 249 (6.18%) Retail
4 203 (5.04%) Front Office
5 133 (3.30%) Law
6 102 (2.53%) Legal
7 99 (2.46%) Back Office
7 99 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 61 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 61 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 49 (1.22%) Advertising
10 45 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 45 (1.12%) Marketing
11 39 (0.97%) Publishing
12 30 (0.74%) French Language
13 20 (0.50%) Billing
13 20 (0.50%) German Language
14 16 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.37%) Electronics
15 15 (0.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 907 (22.50%) .NET
2 422 (10.47%) XML
3 401 (9.95%) HTML
4 359 (8.91%) ASP.NET
5 299 (7.42%) Web Services
6 296 (7.34%) CSS
7 119 (2.95%) SOAP
8 112 (2.78%) jQuery
9 106 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 102 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
11 100 (2.48%) REST
12 97 (2.41%) Middleware
13 88 (2.18%) LAMP
14 59 (1.46%) WCF
15 57 (1.41%) J2EE
16 53 (1.31%) .NET Framework
17 49 (1.22%) HTML5
18 47 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 47 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
19 44 (1.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 392 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 134 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 124 (3.08%) Equities
5 119 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 107 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 101 (2.51%) Derivative
8 98 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 89 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 67 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 57 (1.41%) Mathematics
12 46 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 40 (0.99%) Fintech
14 38 (0.94%) SWIFT
15 37 (0.92%) Driving Licence
16 36 (0.89%) iPad
17 34 (0.84%) Clustering
18 31 (0.77%) Blackberry
19 26 (0.65%) Data Centre
19 26 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1223 (30.34%) Windows
2 739 (18.33%) Linux
3 633 (15.70%) Unix
4 455 (11.29%) Windows Server
5 149 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 134 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 107 (2.65%) Windows 7
9 73 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 59 (1.46%) Solaris
11 56 (1.39%) Android
12 38 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 36 (0.89%) AIX
14 24 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
17 16 (0.40%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.37%) CentOS
19 14 (0.35%) Windows 10
20 9 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1093 (27.11%) ITIL
2 373 (9.25%) CRM
3 272 (6.75%) Problem Management
4 262 (6.50%) ERP
5 254 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 227 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (5.58%) Service Management
8 201 (4.99%) Incident Management
9 189 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 172 (4.27%) Change Management
11 170 (4.22%) Project Management
12 146 (3.62%) Investment Management
13 138 (3.42%) MVC
14 137 (3.40%) Asset Management
15 131 (3.25%) E-Commerce
16 123 (3.05%) Release Management
17 122 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
18 112 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
19 110 (2.73%) Business Analysis
20 100 (2.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2356 (58.45%) SQL
2 618 (15.33%) Java
3 521 (12.92%) C#
4 383 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 268 (6.65%) PowerShell
6 267 (6.62%) Perl
7 224 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 179 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 157 (3.89%) Bash Shell
10 152 (3.77%) VB
10 152 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 145 (3.60%) PHP
12 142 (3.52%) Python
13 109 (2.70%) VBA
14 87 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 76 (1.89%) C++
16 52 (1.29%) C
17 46 (1.14%) VBScript
18 41 (1.02%) Ruby
19 33 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 576 (14.29%) Degree
2 134 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
3 113 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 90 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 86 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 38 (0.94%) MCSA
8 35 (0.87%) MCSE
9 21 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.42%) MCP
11 15 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.32%) Sun Certification
13 12 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.22%) MCT
15 7 (0.17%) PMP
16 6 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (0.12%) HNC
18 4 (0.099%) MCITP
18 4 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (12.08%) SLA
2 141 (3.50%) QA
3 18 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.15%) HL7
5 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.099%) COBIT
6 4 (0.099%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.074%) SEPA
8 2 (0.050%) DICOM
8 2 (0.050%) FATCA
8 2 (0.050%) GxP
8 2 (0.050%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.050%) MiFID
9 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 279 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 123 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
4 52 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.89%) Terminal Server
6 30 (0.74%) XenApp
7 15 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (0.30%) Squid
9 11 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.25%) IMail Server
10 10 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.25%) Xen
10 10 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.20%) XenServer
13 6 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.15%) vSphere
14 4 (0.099%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.099%) qmail
Systems Management
1 159 (3.94%) Puppet
2 86 (2.13%) Control-M
3 62 (1.54%) SCCM
4 59 (1.46%) OpenAM
5 52 (1.29%) Nagios
6 44 (1.09%) OpenView
7 27 (0.67%) logstash
8 23 (0.57%) CA Wily
9 17 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (0.42%) SCOM
10 12 (0.30%) WMI
11 11 (0.27%) WSUS
12 8 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.17%) Ansible
13 7 (0.17%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.12%) Cacti
15 4 (0.099%) collectd
15 4 (0.099%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.099%) Opsview
Vendors
1 955 (23.69%) Oracle
2 930 (23.07%) Microsoft
3 205 (5.09%) VMware
4 151 (3.75%) Citrix
5 146 (3.62%) IBM
6 125 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 119 (2.95%) Sun
8 103 (2.56%) SAP
9 92 (2.28%) HP
10 90 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
11 70 (1.74%) Bloomberg
12 62 (1.54%) Charles River
13 59 (1.46%) iManage
13 59 (1.46%) Remedy
14 47 (1.17%) Retek
15 44 (1.09%) MuleSoft
16 42 (1.04%) Demandware
16 42 (1.04%) Sybase
17 37 (0.92%) ServiceNow
18 36 (0.89%) Reuters
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Market rates + Bonus + Vgd Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borders
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42,000 - £61,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £39000.00 - £40646.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Modis International
Posted: 2 days ago