Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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

Application Support
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 208 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2,662 2,771 3,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.70% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.77% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,309 2,405 3,464
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156,542 156,861 183,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,984 130,132 155,522
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in England

Applications Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in England

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in England

Applications Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the England region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 1,283 £50,000 +7.53% 64
North of England +1 414 £35,000 - 48
South East -45 404 £33,000 - 24
Midlands +26 313 £30,700 -5.54% 13
North West +32 239 £35,000 -2.78% 31
West Midlands +66 202 £32,000 -8.57% 5
Yorkshire -30 153 £35,000 - 15
East of England -71 129 £35,000 +6.06% 12
South West -31 128 £30,000 -14.29% 11
East Midlands -27 111 £30,000 -7.69% 8
North East -12 22 £32,500 +20.37% 2
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1,595 (59.92%) SQL
2 930 (34.94%) Finance
3 741 (27.84%) Windows
4 722 (27.12%) SQL Server
5 718 (26.97%) ITIL
6 602 (22.61%) Oracle
7 582 (21.86%) Microsoft
8 525 (19.72%) Linux
9 475 (17.84%) Unix
10 465 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
11 428 (16.08%) Java
12 424 (15.93%) .NET
13 402 (15.10%) C#
14 314 (11.80%) Degree
15 308 (11.57%) Windows Server
16 295 (11.08%) Banking
17 285 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
18 244 (9.17%) IIS
19 236 (8.87%) PowerShell
20 207 (7.78%) T-SQL
21 199 (7.48%) Service Management
22 198 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
23 195 (7.33%) JavaScript
24 194 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
25 192 (7.21%) SLA
25 192 (7.21%) Relational Database
26 191 (7.18%) CRM
27 175 (6.57%) Incident Management
28 171 (6.42%) HTML
29 165 (6.20%) Perl

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 244 (9.17%) IIS
2 139 (5.22%) Apache
2 139 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 116 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 72 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 53 (1.99%) WebLogic
6 52 (1.95%) JBoss
7 43 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
8 36 (1.35%) CMS
9 21 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (0.75%) Confluence
11 18 (0.68%) MS Exchange
12 14 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.41%) nginx
14 10 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.34%) WordPress
16 8 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 198 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.075%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.075%) CATIA
6 2 (0.075%) FreeHand
6 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.075%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.075%) Windchill
7 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 67 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.69%) thinkFolio
3 35 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 34 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
5 28 (1.05%) NetSuite
5 28 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
6 25 (0.94%) Elite 3E
7 18 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 17 (0.64%) SimCorp Dimension
9 16 (0.60%) Workfront
10 14 (0.53%) Markit EDM
11 10 (0.38%) Endur
12 8 (0.30%) Maximo
12 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (0.30%) Rolfe and Nolan
13 7 (0.26%) BASE24
13 7 (0.26%) Concordance
13 7 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
13 7 (0.26%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 161 (6.05%) SaaS
2 123 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (1.50%) Office 365
5 24 (0.90%) PaaS
6 19 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.23%) G Suite
9 6 (0.23%) Slack
10 5 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.19%) IaaS
10 5 (0.19%) Serverless
11 4 (0.15%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.15%) GitHub
11 4 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 58 (2.18%) DNS
3 57 (2.14%) Firewall
4 44 (1.65%) Internet
5 36 (1.35%) HTTP
6 33 (1.24%) SMS
7 26 (0.98%) VPN
8 24 (0.90%) DHCP
9 21 (0.79%) WebEx
10 16 (0.60%) Intranet
11 15 (0.56%) SAN
12 14 (0.53%) NAS
13 13 (0.49%) Skype
14 12 (0.45%) Broadband
15 10 (0.38%) FTP
15 10 (0.38%) SSH
15 10 (0.38%) SSL
16 8 (0.30%) LAN
16 8 (0.30%) VoIP
16 8 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 722 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 192 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 129 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 121 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (2.97%) MySQL
6 75 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 69 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
8 54 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
10 45 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
11 41 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 40 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 26 (0.98%) Blockchain
15 26 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (0.75%) DB2
18 19 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 94 (3.53%) JIRA
2 45 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 44 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 20 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.68%) Maven
8 15 (0.56%) Subversion
9 14 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.34%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.30%) FrontPage
13 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.19%) Fiddler
14 5 (0.19%) InstallShield
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.15%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.15%) GoCD
General
1 930 (34.94%) Finance
2 295 (11.08%) Banking
3 159 (5.97%) Front Office
4 152 (5.71%) Retail
5 90 (3.38%) Advertising
6 75 (2.82%) Back Office
7 73 (2.74%) Marketing
8 71 (2.67%) Investment Banking
9 54 (2.03%) Legal
10 44 (1.65%) German Language
11 41 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 36 (1.35%) French Language
13 34 (1.28%) Law
13 34 (1.28%) Manufacturing
14 33 (1.24%) Italian Language
15 28 (1.05%) Games
16 21 (0.79%) Publishing
17 14 (0.53%) Telecoms
18 9 (0.34%) Automotive
19 6 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (15.93%) .NET
2 171 (6.42%) HTML
3 161 (6.05%) FIX Protocol
4 134 (5.03%) XML
5 127 (4.77%) CSS
6 126 (4.73%) ASP.NET
7 125 (4.70%) Web Services
8 84 (3.16%) .NET Framework
9 82 (3.08%) Middleware
10 60 (2.25%) SOAP
11 40 (1.50%) jQuery
12 37 (1.39%) J2EE
13 36 (1.35%) REST
14 32 (1.20%) AngularJS
15 29 (1.09%) Spring
16 28 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (1.05%) LAMP
16 28 (1.05%) XSLT
17 25 (0.94%) HTML5
17 25 (0.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 285 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.26%) Equities
3 132 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 116 (4.36%) Fixed Income
5 113 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
6 105 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 88 (3.31%) Hedge funds
8 83 (3.12%) Derivative
9 82 (3.08%) Management Information System
10 80 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
11 62 (2.33%) Fintech
12 48 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
13 45 (1.69%) Mobile App
14 43 (1.62%) SWIFT
15 30 (1.13%) User Experience
16 28 (1.05%) Data Centre
17 21 (0.79%) iSeries
18 16 (0.60%) Algorithms
18 16 (0.60%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 741 (27.84%) Windows
2 525 (19.72%) Linux
3 475 (17.84%) Unix
4 308 (11.57%) Windows Server
5 67 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 62 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (2.33%) Solaris
7 61 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.28%) AIX
10 27 (1.01%) Windows 10
11 23 (0.86%) CentOS
11 23 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.64%) HPUX
13 15 (0.56%) Fedora
13 15 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.49%) Debian
15 12 (0.45%) Android
16 11 (0.41%) SUSE
17 8 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (26.97%) ITIL
2 465 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
3 199 (7.48%) Service Management
4 194 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (7.18%) CRM
6 175 (6.57%) Incident Management
7 157 (5.90%) ERP
8 136 (5.11%) Problem Management
9 129 (4.85%) Change Management
10 118 (4.43%) Asset Management
11 114 (4.28%) DevOps
12 108 (4.06%) ITSM
13 105 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
14 95 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 89 (3.34%) Investment Management
16 87 (3.27%) Service Delivery
17 84 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
18 83 (3.12%) SDLC
19 82 (3.08%) Project Management
19 82 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,595 (59.92%) SQL
2 428 (16.08%) Java
3 402 (15.10%) C#
4 236 (8.87%) PowerShell
5 207 (7.78%) T-SQL
6 195 (7.33%) JavaScript
7 165 (6.20%) Perl
8 163 (6.12%) Python
9 158 (5.94%) Bash Shell
10 148 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 104 (3.91%) PL/SQL
12 78 (2.93%) VBA
13 74 (2.78%) C++
14 70 (2.63%) VB
15 68 (2.55%) PHP
16 65 (2.44%) Ruby
17 61 (2.29%) VB.NET
18 41 (1.54%) Korn
19 32 (1.20%) Bourne shell
20 26 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 314 (11.80%) Degree
2 95 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 53 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 51 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (1.62%) MCSE
7 34 (1.28%) MCP
8 33 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 30 (1.13%) MCSA
10 19 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.26%) AAT
11 7 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.19%) CCNA
13 5 (0.19%) HNC
13 5 (0.19%) HND
14 4 (0.15%) MOS
15 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (7.21%) SLA
2 45 (1.69%) QA
3 30 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.38%) GDPR
4 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (0.26%) MiFID
7 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.11%) EMIR
9 3 (0.11%) FATCA
9 3 (0.11%) PMO
9 3 (0.11%) PSD2
10 2 (0.075%) GCP
10 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.038%) SEPA
System Software
1 161 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.83%) Docker
4 17 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.30%) XenApp
9 5 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.19%) Varnish
9 5 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.038%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.038%) KVM
11 1 (0.038%) LXC
11 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.038%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (1.43%) Nagios
2 36 (1.35%) Control-M
2 36 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 36 (1.35%) Puppet
3 18 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.64%) Kibana
5 14 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
5 14 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.45%) SCCM
7 11 (0.41%) Ansible
8 10 (0.38%) OpenView
9 9 (0.34%) Graphite
10 7 (0.26%) Terraform
11 6 (0.23%) Grafana
11 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.23%) logstash
12 5 (0.19%) CA Wily
12 5 (0.19%) CloudForms
12 5 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 602 (22.61%) Oracle
2 582 (21.86%) Microsoft
3 116 (4.36%) SAP
4 101 (3.79%) Bloomberg
5 88 (3.31%) Reuters
5 88 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
6 73 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 62 (2.33%) Citrix
7 62 (2.33%) Remedy
8 59 (2.22%) VMware
9 58 (2.18%) ServiceNow
10 55 (2.07%) Sybase
11 47 (1.77%) IBM
12 41 (1.54%) Capita
13 39 (1.47%) Fidessa
13 39 (1.47%) MarketAxess
14 38 (1.43%) Tradeweb
15 36 (1.35%) Sage
16 33 (1.24%) FXall
17 28 (1.05%) BMC