Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 164 161
Rank change year-on-year -41 -3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2896 3722 4339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.73% 2.08% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.15% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 3374 3929
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -9.41% +13.33%

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -41 1306 £50,000 +11.11% 38
South East -24 542 £32,500 -10.34% 27
North of England -74 383 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Midlands +11 268 £35,000 - 16
East of England -38 215 £40,000 +8.11% 5
North West -42 215 £33,000 -12.00% 4
South West 0 176 £35,000 +27.27% 13
East Midlands +41 142 £32,500 -15.58% 6
Yorkshire -72 142 £28,500 -18.57% 7
West Midlands -3 126 £37,500 +25.00% 10
North East -11 29 £36,000 +10.77%
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1766 (60.98%) SQL
2 938 (32.39%) Windows
3 879 (30.35%) Finance
4 852 (29.42%) SQL Server
5 764 (26.38%) Microsoft
6 694 (23.96%) ITIL
7 559 (19.30%) Oracle
8 541 (18.68%) Linux
9 498 (17.20%) Unix
10 445 (15.37%) Java
11 430 (14.85%) .NET
12 366 (12.64%) Windows Server
13 364 (12.57%) C#
14 321 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
15 310 (10.70%) IIS
16 307 (10.60%) Banking
17 289 (9.98%) SLA
18 277 (9.56%) Degree
19 273 (9.43%) SharePoint
20 259 (8.94%) JavaScript
21 254 (8.77%) CRM
22 253 (8.74%) Front Office
23 229 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
24 227 (7.84%) Problem Management
25 218 (7.53%) T-SQL
25 218 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
26 207 (7.15%) HTML
27 201 (6.94%) Incident Management
28 193 (6.66%) Active Directory
29 187 (6.46%) Python

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
1 310 (10.70%) IIS
2 273 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 136 (4.70%) Apache
4 118 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 70 (2.42%) JBoss
6 69 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 61 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 54 (1.86%) WebSphere
9 35 (1.21%) CMS
10 33 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 30 (1.04%) Confluence
12 23 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.41%) Documentum
13 12 (0.41%) MQSeries
13 12 (0.41%) Mule
13 12 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.35%) GlassFish
14 10 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 218 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 145 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.10%) HipChat
9 2 (0.069%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.035%) CATIA
10 1 (0.035%) Maya
10 1 (0.035%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.035%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 119 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (1.21%) thinkFolio
4 24 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 22 (0.76%) ION MarketView
6 17 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.59%) Visualfiles
7 14 (0.48%) Bloomberg AIM
7 14 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
8 13 (0.45%) RiskWrite
8 13 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
9 12 (0.41%) Actimize
9 12 (0.41%) Eloqua
10 11 (0.38%) Endur
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.35%) SAP CO
11 10 (0.35%) SAP FI
11 10 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
12 9 (0.31%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 87 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (2.94%) SaaS
4 75 (2.59%) Office 365
5 19 (0.66%) G Suite
6 14 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.28%) Slack
10 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.21%) Trello
11 5 (0.17%) GitHub
11 5 (0.17%) PaaS
11 5 (0.17%) Veeva
12 4 (0.14%) IaaS
13 2 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.035%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.035%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.035%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.035%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 74 (2.56%) DNS
3 73 (2.52%) Firewall
4 56 (1.93%) Internet
5 40 (1.38%) DHCP
6 30 (1.04%) VPN
7 24 (0.83%) FTP
7 24 (0.83%) LAN
8 23 (0.79%) Intranet
9 22 (0.76%) HTTP
9 22 (0.76%) SMS
10 20 (0.69%) WAN
11 13 (0.45%) IPsec
12 12 (0.41%) LDAP
13 11 (0.38%) SSL
14 10 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (0.28%) WinSCP
16 7 (0.24%) MPLS
16 7 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (29.42%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (4.01%) Oracle Database
4 111 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 103 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 99 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 86 (2.97%) MySQL
8 56 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
9 43 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 38 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (0.90%) DB2
16 24 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (0.79%) MS Access
17 23 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (0.73%) MongoDB
19 18 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 89 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (1.90%) JIRA
3 46 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 44 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 40 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 31 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (0.83%) Git (software)
9 22 (0.76%) Subversion
10 20 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (0.66%) Hudson
11 19 (0.66%) MSBuild
12 13 (0.45%) VersionOne
13 12 (0.41%) Android Studio
13 12 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.38%) IntelliJ
14 11 (0.38%) JConsole
14 11 (0.38%) VisualVM
15 10 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 879 (30.35%) Finance
2 307 (10.60%) Banking
3 253 (8.74%) Front Office
4 134 (4.63%) Retail
5 108 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 82 (2.83%) Legal
7 75 (2.59%) Back Office
8 65 (2.24%) Law
9 61 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 52 (1.80%) Publishing
11 45 (1.55%) Marketing
12 41 (1.42%) Retail Banking
13 38 (1.31%) Advertising
14 37 (1.28%) Telecoms
15 35 (1.21%) Financial Institution
16 34 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
16 34 (1.17%) Private Banking
17 19 (0.66%) German Language
18 18 (0.62%) Electronics
19 17 (0.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (14.85%) .NET
2 207 (7.15%) HTML
3 168 (5.80%) XML
4 163 (5.63%) CSS
5 143 (4.94%) Web Services
6 135 (4.66%) FIX Protocol
7 113 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 82 (2.83%) J2EE
9 71 (2.45%) jQuery
10 69 (2.38%) Middleware
11 54 (1.86%) SOAP
12 48 (1.66%) .NET Framework
13 33 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 32 (1.10%) Ajax
15 31 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (1.07%) Entity Framework
15 31 (1.07%) REST
15 31 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
16 29 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (1.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 321 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 113 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 100 (3.45%) Equities
5 62 (2.14%) Fixed Income
6 61 (2.11%) SWIFT
7 60 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 51 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 45 (1.55%) Fintech
11 40 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 36 (1.24%) Derivative
13 30 (1.04%) EPoS
13 30 (1.04%) User Experience
14 29 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 27 (0.93%) Data Centre
16 24 (0.83%) Driving Licence
17 23 (0.79%) N-Tier
18 19 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
19 17 (0.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 938 (32.39%) Windows
2 541 (18.68%) Linux
3 498 (17.20%) Unix
4 366 (12.64%) Windows Server
5 113 (3.90%) Windows 7
6 112 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (1.97%) Windows 10
9 55 (1.90%) Android
10 54 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 41 (1.42%) Solaris
13 38 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.62%) AIX
15 14 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.45%) zOS
17 11 (0.38%) VMS
18 8 (0.28%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
20 5 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (23.96%) ITIL
2 254 (8.77%) CRM
3 229 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 201 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 175 (6.04%) ERP
7 145 (5.01%) Change Management
8 139 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
8 139 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 121 (4.18%) Service Management
10 110 (3.80%) Service Delivery
11 101 (3.49%) Process Improvement
11 101 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 97 (3.35%) Project Management
13 93 (3.21%) DevOps
14 89 (3.07%) Investment Management
14 89 (3.07%) MVC
14 89 (3.07%) Release Management
15 85 (2.94%) ETL
15 85 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1766 (60.98%) SQL
2 445 (15.37%) Java
3 364 (12.57%) C#
4 259 (8.94%) JavaScript
5 218 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 187 (6.46%) Python
7 173 (5.97%) PowerShell
8 154 (5.32%) Shell Script
9 141 (4.87%) Perl
10 83 (2.87%) PHP
11 82 (2.83%) Bash Shell
12 80 (2.76%) PL/SQL
13 69 (2.38%) VB
14 68 (2.35%) VBA
15 40 (1.38%) C++
16 33 (1.14%) VBScript
17 29 (1.00%) Ruby
18 23 (0.79%) C
19 16 (0.55%) VB.NET
20 15 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 277 (9.56%) Degree
2 110 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
4 66 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 62 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 36 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.52%) MCP
8 15 (0.52%) MCSE
9 11 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.35%) CCNA
10 10 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.31%) AAT
12 8 (0.28%) MCSD
12 8 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.24%) HND
13 7 (0.24%) MCPD
14 6 (0.21%) MCSA
15 5 (0.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (9.98%) SLA
2 78 (2.69%) QA
3 31 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.66%) SEPA
5 11 (0.38%) GxP
6 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.28%) HL7
8 7 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.10%) PMO
10 2 (0.069%) DICOM
10 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.035%) GDPR
11 1 (0.035%) MiFID
11 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 193 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 62 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.73%) XenApp
4 20 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.48%) vSphere
8 11 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.24%) vCloud
10 7 (0.24%) Xen
11 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.17%) Docker
12 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (2.07%) Nagios
2 39 (1.35%) Control-M
3 37 (1.28%) SCCM
4 34 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.17%) Puppet
5 29 (1.00%) Ansible
6 22 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 21 (0.73%) Tivoli
8 17 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
9 15 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 13 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (0.41%) SCOM
11 12 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.38%) Opsview
13 9 (0.31%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.28%) Salt
15 7 (0.24%) ThinApp
16 6 (0.21%) Backup Exec
17 4 (0.14%) Graphite
18 3 (0.10%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 764 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 559 (19.30%) Oracle
3 110 (3.80%) SAP
4 96 (3.31%) VMware
5 84 (2.90%) IBM
6 82 (2.83%) Citrix
7 80 (2.76%) Sybase
8 57 (1.97%) Bloomberg
8 57 (1.97%) Charles River
9 56 (1.93%) Splunk
10 45 (1.55%) iManage
11 40 (1.38%) Remedy
12 38 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (1.21%) Capita
13 35 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 33 (1.14%) Google
15 32 (1.10%) Sitecore
16 29 (1.00%) Informatica
16 29 (1.00%) ServiceNow
17 28 (0.97%) Reuters