The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 170 143
Rank change year-on-year -33 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1468 1927 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.75% 2.08% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.16% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1719 2042
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +1.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London -47 612 £47,500 +5.55% 67
South East -51 261 £35,000 -6.66% 34
East of England +12 157 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire +2 138 £35,000 +12.90% 14
North West -52 97 £35,000 - 13
South West -24 85 £37,500 +36.36% 6
East Midlands +19 59 £32,500 -2.62% 10
West Midlands -10 55 £33,500 +11.66% 10
North East +8 5 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1670 (60.33%) SQL
2 865 (31.25%) Windows
3 776 (28.03%) Finance
4 774 (27.96%) SQL Server
5 737 (26.63%) ITIL
6 662 (23.92%) Microsoft
7 511 (18.46%) Linux
8 475 (17.16%) Oracle
9 473 (17.09%) .NET
10 455 (16.44%) Unix
11 408 (14.74%) Java
12 331 (11.96%) Windows Server
13 309 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
14 308 (11.13%) Degree
15 300 (10.84%) C#
16 279 (10.08%) IIS
16 279 (10.08%) CRM
17 259 (9.36%) Banking
18 254 (9.18%) SharePoint
19 248 (8.96%) ERP
20 236 (8.53%) SLA
21 232 (8.38%) Problem Management
22 221 (7.98%) HTML
22 221 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
23 214 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
24 208 (7.51%) JavaScript
25 205 (7.41%) XML
26 200 (7.23%) Active Directory
27 172 (6.21%) PowerShell
28 169 (6.11%) Incident Management

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
1 279 (10.08%) IIS
2 254 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 139 (5.02%) Tomcat
4 125 (4.52%) Apache
5 94 (3.40%) JBoss
5 94 (3.40%) WebSphere
6 86 (3.11%) WebLogic
7 73 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
8 50 (1.81%) CMS
9 33 (1.19%) Confluence
10 26 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (0.94%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.54%) Alfresco
11 15 (0.54%) Joomla!
12 11 (0.40%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.36%) Documentum
13 10 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 214 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.22%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.072%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 127 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (2.06%) Maximo
3 49 (1.77%) Aligne
4 34 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.83%) RiskWrite
6 22 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
8 17 (0.61%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.61%) SAP FI
8 17 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
8 17 (0.61%) thinkFolio
9 14 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (0.43%) MetaTrader
11 11 (0.40%) Infor M3
11 11 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
12 10 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 9 (0.33%) Sage X3
14 8 (0.29%) ION MarketView
14 8 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
14 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 128 (4.62%) SaaS
2 77 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (2.35%) Office 365
5 23 (0.83%) GitHub
6 15 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.18%) PaaS
9 4 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.14%) Veeva
10 3 (0.11%) Force.com
11 2 (0.072%) Akamai
11 2 (0.072%) G Suite
11 2 (0.072%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.036%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.036%) IaaS
12 1 (0.036%) iTunes
12 1 (0.036%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.49%) Internet
2 61 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 45 (1.63%) DNS
4 40 (1.45%) Firewall
5 32 (1.16%) HTTP
5 32 (1.16%) LAN
6 31 (1.12%) WAN
7 27 (0.98%) VPN
8 22 (0.79%) WebEx
9 21 (0.76%) DHCP
10 19 (0.69%) FTP
11 14 (0.51%) Intranet
12 13 (0.47%) Wireless
13 12 (0.43%) VoIP
14 10 (0.36%) NetScaler
15 9 (0.33%) IPsec
15 9 (0.33%) Skype
16 8 (0.29%) SSL
17 7 (0.25%) LDAP
17 7 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 774 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 136 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (3.43%) MySQL
5 91 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 63 (2.28%) Oracle Database
7 62 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
9 35 (1.26%) DB2
10 34 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 29 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (1.01%) RDBMS
14 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (0.87%) Big Data
16 21 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (0.76%) MS Access
17 19 (0.69%) MongoDB
17 19 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 77 (2.78%) JIRA
2 73 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (1.81%) Subversion
4 48 (1.73%) Jenkins
5 44 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 38 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 35 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 32 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (0.94%) Git (software)
10 25 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
11 23 (0.83%) VersionOne
12 22 (0.79%) Maven
13 18 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.65%) Hudson
13 18 (0.65%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.47%) Ant
15 12 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (0.36%) SoapUI
17 8 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (0.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 776 (28.03%) Finance
2 259 (9.36%) Banking
3 167 (6.03%) Retail
4 157 (5.67%) Front Office
5 111 (4.01%) Back Office
6 68 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 59 (2.13%) Legal
8 51 (1.84%) Marketing
9 48 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 42 (1.52%) Publishing
11 33 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 32 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
13 27 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 25 (0.90%) Private Banking
15 24 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.76%) Advertising
17 19 (0.69%) Law
18 16 (0.58%) Billing
18 16 (0.58%) Electronics
19 11 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (17.09%) .NET
2 221 (7.98%) HTML
3 205 (7.41%) XML
4 160 (5.78%) Web Services
5 153 (5.53%) ASP.NET
6 149 (5.38%) CSS
7 88 (3.18%) FIX Protocol
8 74 (2.67%) J2EE
9 64 (2.31%) SOAP
10 47 (1.70%) JSON
10 47 (1.70%) Middleware
11 42 (1.52%) AngularJS
12 38 (1.37%) React
13 34 (1.23%) jQuery
14 32 (1.16%) EDI
15 31 (1.12%) JSP
16 30 (1.08%) REST
17 29 (1.05%) Spring
18 28 (1.01%) .NET Framework
18 28 (1.01%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 309 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 69 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
4 66 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 52 (1.88%) SWIFT
6 49 (1.77%) Equities
7 48 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 47 (1.70%) iSeries
9 44 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.19%) EPoS
11 29 (1.05%) Hedge funds
12 28 (1.01%) Fintech
13 27 (0.98%) AS400
13 27 (0.98%) Derivative
14 22 (0.79%) User Experience
15 21 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.72%) Mobile App
17 19 (0.69%) Clustering
18 13 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 865 (31.25%) Windows
2 511 (18.46%) Linux
3 455 (16.44%) Unix
4 331 (11.96%) Windows Server
5 85 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 53 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.84%) Android
9 50 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (1.01%) Solaris
12 19 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 18 (0.65%) CentOS
14 15 (0.54%) AIX
15 11 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.40%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (26.63%) ITIL
2 279 (10.08%) CRM
3 248 (8.96%) ERP
4 232 (8.38%) Problem Management
5 221 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
6 169 (6.11%) Incident Management
7 161 (5.82%) Service Delivery
8 132 (4.77%) Service Management
9 130 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 129 (4.66%) Change Management
11 128 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 109 (3.94%) E-Commerce
13 106 (3.83%) DevOps
14 98 (3.54%) Change Control
15 96 (3.47%) SDLC
16 87 (3.14%) Release Management
17 82 (2.96%) Workflow
18 72 (2.60%) Mentoring
19 71 (2.57%) Configuration Management
19 71 (2.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1670 (60.33%) SQL
2 408 (14.74%) Java
3 300 (10.84%) C#
4 208 (7.51%) JavaScript
5 172 (6.21%) PowerShell
6 144 (5.20%) Shell Script
7 142 (5.13%) Python
8 137 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 96 (3.47%) Perl
10 94 (3.40%) PHP
11 89 (3.22%) Bash Shell
12 76 (2.75%) VBA
13 58 (2.10%) VB
14 54 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 47 (1.70%) C++
16 38 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 37 (1.34%) Ruby
18 29 (1.05%) C
19 20 (0.72%) RPG
19 20 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 308 (11.13%) Degree
2 95 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
3 82 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (2.64%) Security Cleared
5 49 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 47 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 40 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.43%) MCSA
11 10 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.33%) MCP
12 9 (0.33%) MCSE
13 8 (0.29%) CEH
13 8 (0.29%) CISSP
13 8 (0.29%) GCIA
14 6 (0.22%) AAT
14 6 (0.22%) HND
14 6 (0.22%) MCITP
15 5 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (8.53%) SLA
2 69 (2.49%) QA
3 42 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.43%) HL7
6 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.36%) PMO
7 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.29%) GxP
9 5 (0.18%) MiFID
10 4 (0.14%) GDPR
10 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.072%) Basel II
12 2 (0.072%) Basel III
12 2 (0.072%) EMIR
12 2 (0.072%) SEPA
13 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 200 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.58%) XenApp
5 14 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.36%) vSphere
7 10 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.33%) Xen
9 7 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.25%) vCloud
10 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.072%) Docker
12 2 (0.072%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.072%) KVM
12 2 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.036%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 67 (2.42%) Nagios
2 51 (1.84%) Puppet
3 43 (1.55%) Ansible
4 40 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.16%) Control-M
6 17 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 17 (0.61%) SCCM
6 17 (0.61%) SCOM
7 11 (0.40%) OpenView
8 10 (0.36%) Graphite
8 10 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.33%) Opsview
10 7 (0.25%) Grafana
10 7 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.25%) ThinApp
11 6 (0.22%) Kibana
12 5 (0.18%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.14%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.14%) Graylog
Vendors
1 662 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 475 (17.16%) Oracle
3 106 (3.83%) IBM
4 82 (2.96%) Citrix
5 80 (2.89%) SAP
6 61 (2.20%) Infor
7 56 (2.02%) Sybase
8 54 (1.95%) Splunk
9 52 (1.88%) VMware
10 49 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (1.34%) Red Hat
12 34 (1.23%) Remedy
13 32 (1.16%) Bloomberg
14 31 (1.12%) Cisco
15 29 (1.05%) Informatica
16 28 (1.01%) Sage
17 23 (0.83%) HP
18 22 (0.79%) AppDynamics
18 22 (0.79%) Cognos
18 22 (0.79%) Google
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £29000 - £34000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £26,621 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £55000 per annum + car/car allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 25% bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25k-£40k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + very strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday