The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 113 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 105 170 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.04% 2.37% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.48% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 101 145 201
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,800 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the City of London

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the City of London.

Salary trend for Applications Support in the City of London

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the City of London

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 133 (62.15%) SQL
2 125 (58.41%) Finance
3 70 (32.71%) SQL Server
4 68 (31.78%) ITIL
5 64 (29.91%) Linux
6 59 (27.57%) Unix
7 49 (22.90%) Windows
8 45 (21.03%) Microsoft
9 40 (18.69%) Oracle
10 37 (17.29%) MS Excel
10 37 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (15.89%) JavaScript
12 33 (15.42%) Banking
13 32 (14.95%) Degree
14 29 (13.55%) Java
14 29 (13.55%) .NET
15 28 (13.08%) Web Services
16 26 (12.15%) Windows Server
17 25 (11.68%) XML
17 25 (11.68%) Perl
17 25 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (11.21%) Front Office
19 23 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 23 (10.75%) FIX Protocol
20 22 (10.28%) QA
21 21 (9.81%) T-SQL
21 21 (9.81%) Python
21 21 (9.81%) Bash Shell
22 20 (9.35%) SDLC
23 19 (8.88%) IIS

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 19 (8.88%) IIS
2 14 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.21%) JBoss
5 8 (3.74%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.80%) Apache
7 4 (1.87%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.40%) CMS
8 3 (1.40%) WordPress
9 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 37 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.41%) MS Office
3 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.87%) Sage X3
3 4 (1.87%) Salerio
4 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.40%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 2 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.93%) Maximo
5 2 (0.93%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.47%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.47%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.47%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.47%) Primavera
6 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.80%) Office 365
3 5 (2.34%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) Firewall
1 4 (1.87%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) Intranet
2 3 (1.40%) SSL
2 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) 3G
3 2 (0.93%) 4G
3 2 (0.93%) FTP
3 2 (0.93%) Network Security
3 2 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (32.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.01%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.07%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (5.61%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.14%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.74%) MySQL
10 7 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.87%) DB2
13 4 (1.87%) DTS
13 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.27%) JIRA
2 5 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.34%) Subversion
3 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.93%) JMeter
3 2 (0.93%) Selenium
3 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 125 (58.41%) Finance
2 33 (15.42%) Banking
3 24 (11.21%) Front Office
4 17 (7.94%) Back Office
5 13 (6.07%) Investment Banking
6 12 (5.61%) Retail
7 5 (2.34%) Legal
8 4 (1.87%) Advertising
8 4 (1.87%) French Language
8 4 (1.87%) Publishing
9 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.40%) Marketing
10 2 (0.93%) Billing
10 2 (0.93%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.55%) .NET
2 28 (13.08%) Web Services
3 25 (11.68%) XML
4 23 (10.75%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (6.54%) HTML
6 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.74%) J2EE
8 7 (3.27%) CSS
9 6 (2.80%) HTML5
10 5 (2.34%) SOAP
11 4 (1.87%) EDI
11 4 (1.87%) Middleware
11 4 (1.87%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (1.40%) FpML
12 3 (1.40%) JMS
12 3 (1.40%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.93%) XSD
13 2 (0.93%) XSLT
14 1 (0.47%) DHTML
14 1 (0.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.07%) Equities
3 11 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.67%) Derivative
4 10 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.74%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.74%) SWIFT
6 7 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.27%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.34%) Fintech
9 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.40%) DTCC
10 3 (1.40%) Wiki
11 2 (0.93%) Clustering
11 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.47%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.91%) Linux
2 59 (27.57%) Unix
3 49 (22.90%) Windows
4 26 (12.15%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.40%) CentOS
7 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.78%) ITIL
2 20 (9.35%) SDLC
3 18 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.07%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (6.07%) Project Management
5 13 (6.07%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (5.61%) CRM
6 12 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (5.14%) Functional Programming
7 11 (5.14%) Incident Management
7 11 (5.14%) Investment Management
7 11 (5.14%) Wealth Management
8 10 (4.67%) Change Management
9 9 (4.21%) DevOps
9 9 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.21%) Workflow
10 8 (3.74%) Analytics
10 8 (3.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (62.15%) SQL
2 34 (15.89%) JavaScript
3 29 (13.55%) Java
4 25 (11.68%) Perl
5 21 (9.81%) Bash Shell
5 21 (9.81%) Python
5 21 (9.81%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.01%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.54%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.07%) VBScript
9 11 (5.14%) VB
10 9 (4.21%) C#
11 5 (2.34%) PHP
12 3 (1.40%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.93%) Ruby
13 2 (0.93%) Tcl
13 2 (0.93%) XPath
14 1 (0.47%) C++
14 1 (0.47%) Groovy
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.95%) Degree
2 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) PhD
5 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.28%) QA
2 11 (5.14%) SLA
3 6 (2.80%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.87%) PMO
5 3 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.47%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) ITRS Geneos
1 6 (2.80%) Nagios
2 4 (1.87%) Control-M
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.93%) Opsview
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.69%) Oracle
3 13 (6.07%) Siebel
4 10 (4.67%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.27%) Cognos
5 7 (3.27%) IBM
5 7 (3.27%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.27%) Solace
6 5 (2.34%) Sophis
7 4 (1.87%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.87%) Calypso
7 4 (1.87%) Fiserv
7 4 (1.87%) Murex
7 4 (1.87%) OpenText
7 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.87%) Sage
7 4 (1.87%) SAP
7 4 (1.87%) Snow
7 4 (1.87%) Sybase
8 3 (1.40%) Splunk
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