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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 156 157 154
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2090 2244 2337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.04% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.13% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1867 1978 2021
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 1996 £40,000 -3.61% 185
London -11 912 £45,000 -14.28% 76
South East +40 420 £37,500 +25.00% 28
City of London +3 181 £50,000 - 36
East of England +16 158 £35,000 -9.09% 14
Yorkshire +28 147 £35,000 +6.06% 13
North West +62 129 £36,000 +2.85% 13
Berkshire +40 113 £43,750 +16.66% 7
South West -15 93 £27,750 -14.61% 20
West Yorkshire +14 82 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Surrey +11 81 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Manchester +31 77 £37,500 +20.96% 9
Hampshire +13 74 £30,000 +20.00% 5
West Sussex +48 71 £42,500 +46.55% 2
East Midlands +10 67 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Leeds +22 65 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -48 62 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Reading +29 50 £50,000 +11.73% 3
Crawley +21 48 £45,000 +60.71%
Leicestershire +20 42 £46,250 +42.30% 1
Scotland +16 42 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Essex -12 42 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North Yorkshire +31 40 £35,000 +8.52% 6
Bristol +2 37 £32,500 - 12
Hertfordshire +13 35 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Merseyside +12 35 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -13 35 £29,000 -2.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 34 £35,000 - 5
Bedfordshire +32 30 £30,500 +17.30% 3
Wales +17 30 £32,500 +18.18% 2

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2440 (60.32%) SQL
2 1368 (33.82%) SQL Server
3 1296 (32.04%) Windows
4 1278 (31.59%) Finance
5 1156 (28.58%) ITIL
6 938 (23.19%) Microsoft
7 871 (21.53%) .NET
8 836 (20.67%) Oracle
9 830 (20.52%) Linux
10 595 (14.71%) Unix
11 566 (13.99%) MS Excel
12 561 (13.87%) Java
13 551 (13.62%) Degree
14 529 (13.08%) Windows Server
15 489 (12.09%) C#
15 489 (12.09%) IIS
16 429 (10.61%) SLA
17 411 (10.16%) CRM
18 402 (9.94%) XML
19 391 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
20 380 (9.39%) JavaScript
21 373 (9.22%) HTML
22 372 (9.20%) Banking
23 347 (8.58%) SharePoint
24 341 (8.43%) Tomcat
25 340 (8.41%) Web Services
26 331 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 327 (8.08%) ASP.NET
28 314 (7.76%) Apache
29 309 (7.64%) 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
1 489 (12.09%) IIS
2 347 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 341 (8.43%) Tomcat
4 314 (7.76%) Apache
5 220 (5.44%) WebSphere
6 214 (5.29%) JBoss
7 158 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 154 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
9 95 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 86 (2.13%) CMS
11 60 (1.48%) Confluence
12 32 (0.79%) WordPress
13 31 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (0.67%) MQSeries
15 22 (0.54%) MS Exchange
15 22 (0.54%) nginx
15 22 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 14 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 566 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 240 (5.93%) MS Office
3 34 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.074%) MS Project
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.025%) CATIA
8 1 (0.025%) Revit
8 1 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 165 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 42 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 34 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 33 (0.82%) Maximo
6 29 (0.72%) thinkFolio
7 28 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
7 28 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
9 24 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
10 23 (0.57%) LatentZero
11 21 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
12 18 (0.44%) Aligne
12 18 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
13 16 (0.40%) Retail-J
14 15 (0.37%) Salerio
15 14 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
16 13 (0.32%) MetaTrader
16 13 (0.32%) Misys Opics
16 13 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 176 (4.35%) SaaS
2 143 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.48%) Office 365
4 31 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.62%) PaaS
6 15 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.20%) GitHub
7 8 (0.20%) IaaS
8 5 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.12%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.074%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.049%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.049%) Taleo
11 1 (0.025%) Apcera
11 1 (0.025%) Force.com
11 1 (0.025%) Joyent
11 1 (0.025%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 171 (4.23%) HTTP
2 150 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 146 (3.61%) Firewall
4 113 (2.79%) Internet
5 94 (2.32%) LDAP
6 91 (2.25%) DNS
7 80 (1.98%) NAS
8 79 (1.95%) SAN
9 53 (1.31%) Intranet
10 46 (1.14%) SSL
10 46 (1.14%) VPN
11 37 (0.91%) FTP
12 30 (0.74%) SMTP
13 22 (0.54%) LAN
14 21 (0.52%) DHCP
15 16 (0.40%) WAN
16 12 (0.30%) NetScaler
16 12 (0.30%) SNMP
16 12 (0.30%) VoIP
16 12 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1368 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 331 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 247 (6.11%) MySQL
4 203 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 195 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 183 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 138 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 107 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 92 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 85 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
11 79 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 77 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 51 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
14 49 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
16 36 (0.89%) MS Access
17 32 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
19 25 (0.62%) DB2
20 23 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 122 (3.02%) JIRA
2 111 (2.74%) Subversion
3 62 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 44 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
6 28 (0.69%) Toad
7 26 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.49%) Git (software)
9 15 (0.37%) Maven
9 15 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (0.35%) MSBuild
10 14 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (0.30%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.22%) Gradle
12 9 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
13 8 (0.20%) WinDbg
14 7 (0.17%) JMeter
14 7 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 1278 (31.59%) Finance
2 372 (9.20%) Banking
3 264 (6.53%) Retail
4 169 (4.18%) Front Office
5 128 (3.16%) Law
6 117 (2.89%) Back Office
7 93 (2.30%) Legal
8 78 (1.93%) Investment Banking
9 77 (1.90%) Marketing
10 66 (1.63%) Advertising
11 55 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 50 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 47 (1.16%) Manufacturing
14 38 (0.94%) Publishing
15 30 (0.74%) Private Banking
16 25 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
16 25 (0.62%) German Language
17 24 (0.59%) Billing
18 22 (0.54%) French Language
18 22 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (21.53%) .NET
2 402 (9.94%) XML
3 373 (9.22%) HTML
4 340 (8.41%) Web Services
5 327 (8.08%) ASP.NET
6 222 (5.49%) CSS
7 124 (3.07%) Middleware
8 106 (2.62%) LAMP
9 100 (2.47%) jQuery
10 92 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
11 86 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 85 (2.10%) SOAP
13 77 (1.90%) .NET Framework
14 74 (1.83%) J2EE
15 54 (1.33%) XSLT
16 53 (1.31%) WCF
17 49 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
18 46 (1.14%) REST
19 41 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 39 (0.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 391 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 162 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 128 (3.16%) Derivative
5 126 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 117 (2.89%) Equities
7 86 (2.13%) Fixed Income
8 84 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 72 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 61 (1.51%) iPad
11 56 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 54 (1.33%) Mathematics
13 47 (1.16%) Driving Licence
14 45 (1.11%) Fintech
15 40 (0.99%) iSeries
16 38 (0.94%) SWIFT
17 29 (0.72%) Physics
18 27 (0.67%) Clustering
18 27 (0.67%) Data Centre
18 27 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1296 (32.04%) Windows
2 830 (20.52%) Linux
3 595 (14.71%) Unix
4 529 (13.08%) Windows Server
5 194 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 178 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 172 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (2.62%) Windows 7
9 98 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 56 (1.38%) CentOS
11 46 (1.14%) Solaris
12 29 (0.72%) Android
13 26 (0.64%) AIX
14 25 (0.62%) Windows XP
15 24 (0.59%) Apple iOS
16 20 (0.49%) Windows 10
17 19 (0.47%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.37%) Debian
19 12 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
19 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1156 (28.58%) ITIL
2 411 (10.16%) CRM
3 273 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (5.96%) Problem Management
5 240 (5.93%) ERP
6 225 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 206 (5.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 192 (4.75%) Service Management
9 180 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
10 169 (4.18%) Service Delivery
11 163 (4.03%) Project Management
12 158 (3.91%) Change Management
13 147 (3.63%) Asset Management
14 141 (3.49%) MVC
15 135 (3.34%) E-Commerce
16 132 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 128 (3.16%) Investment Management
18 118 (2.92%) User Acceptance Testing
19 115 (2.84%) Release Management
20 112 (2.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2440 (60.32%) SQL
2 561 (13.87%) Java
3 489 (12.09%) C#
4 380 (9.39%) JavaScript
5 309 (7.64%) PowerShell
6 275 (6.80%) Perl
7 256 (6.33%) T-SQL
8 202 (4.99%) Bash Shell
9 152 (3.76%) Python
10 149 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 149 (3.68%) VB
11 126 (3.11%) PHP
12 124 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 114 (2.82%) VBA
14 102 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 76 (1.88%) VBScript
16 60 (1.48%) C
17 45 (1.11%) C++
18 32 (0.79%) Ruby
19 28 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 551 (13.62%) Degree
2 168 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
3 104 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 74 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 32 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 25 (0.62%) MCSA
8 17 (0.42%) MCSE
9 16 (0.40%) MCT
10 11 (0.27%) MCP
11 10 (0.25%) ISEB
12 9 (0.22%) HNC
13 8 (0.20%) MCTS
13 8 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.12%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.12%) PMP
15 4 (0.099%) RHCE
16 3 (0.074%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (10.61%) SLA
2 100 (2.47%) QA
3 38 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 36 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.20%) HL7
8 7 (0.17%) SEPA
9 6 (0.15%) DICOM
9 6 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.049%) FATCA
11 2 (0.049%) GxP
11 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.049%) MiFID
System Software
1 297 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 101 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 86 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.74%) XenApp
5 29 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 25 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.37%) IMail Server
10 13 (0.32%) XenServer
11 10 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.20%) Squid
12 8 (0.20%) Varnish
13 6 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.099%) qmail
Systems Management
1 168 (4.15%) Puppet
2 116 (2.87%) Control-M
3 81 (2.00%) OpenAM
4 62 (1.53%) OpenView
4 62 (1.53%) SCCM
5 50 (1.24%) Nagios
6 26 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.54%) WSUS
8 21 (0.52%) CA Wily
9 18 (0.44%) SCOM
10 16 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 16 (0.40%) logstash
11 15 (0.37%) WMI
12 14 (0.35%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.27%) Cacti
14 10 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.20%) Ansible
16 7 (0.17%) Munin
17 6 (0.15%) HAProxy
18 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 938 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 836 (20.67%) Oracle
3 198 (4.89%) Red Hat
4 171 (4.23%) VMware
5 169 (4.18%) Citrix
6 125 (3.09%) IBM
7 123 (3.04%) Sun
8 116 (2.87%) HP
9 105 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 87 (2.15%) SAP
11 68 (1.68%) Remedy
12 67 (1.66%) Bloomberg
13 64 (1.58%) Sybase
14 54 (1.33%) iManage
15 44 (1.09%) Infor
16 41 (1.01%) Hyperion
17 36 (0.89%) Charles River
18 35 (0.87%) Informatica
18 35 (0.87%) JD Edwards
19 33 (0.82%) Sage
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Parking,Healthcare,Pension,Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits + on-call + exceptional c
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Send
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago