Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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

Application Support
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 150 186
Rank change year-on-year -37 +36 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 78 43 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 1.18% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.26% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68 40 138
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,450 £30,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,875 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £73,125 £72,500 £67,250
90th Percentile £82,875 £82,500 £80,375
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.64% +17.50% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,565 3,402 9,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 93.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,936 2,987 8,398
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the City of London

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 38 (48.72%) SQL
2 34 (43.59%) Social Skills
3 31 (39.74%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
4 23 (29.49%) Windows
5 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.64%) Unix
6 20 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (23.08%) Data Analysis
8 16 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (20.51%) .NET
8 16 (20.51%) C#
8 16 (20.51%) Degree
9 13 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 13 (16.67%) Linux
9 13 (16.67%) CRM
9 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 12 (15.38%) Front Office
10 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (14.10%) MVC
11 11 (14.10%) Equities
11 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
12 10 (12.82%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (11.54%) Python

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 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.28%) Salerio
2 1 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Azure
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.85%) AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.56%) AWS Step Functions
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.56%) Route 53
3 2 (2.56%) Serverless
4 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Telnet
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) SSH
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.28%) ArangoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) Power BI
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Redis
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (43.59%) Social Skills
2 31 (39.74%) Finance
3 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.38%) Front Office
4 8 (10.26%) Back Office
5 4 (5.13%) Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Law
7 2 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (12.82%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.13%) Kafka
5 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Equities
2 7 (8.97%) Derivative
3 6 (7.69%) SWIFT
4 5 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.85%) CMDB
5 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Eurex
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Unix
3 13 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 13 (16.67%) CRM
3 11 (14.10%) MVC
3 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.41%) Service Management
6 4 (5.13%) DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
6 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.85%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.85%) ITSM
7 3 (3.85%) Low Latency
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
7 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.56%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) C#
3 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Python
5 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) GRC
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Control-M
2 1 (1.28%) Grafana
2 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Nagios
2 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
2 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
2 4 (5.13%) Splunk
3 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.56%) Charles River
3 2 (2.56%) Trayport
4 1 (1.28%) F5
4 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.28%) iManage
4 1 (1.28%) Intapp
4 1 (1.28%) Portware
4 1 (1.28%) SimCorp
4 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.28%) Tradeweb
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) Yardi