The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 170 168
Rank change year-on-year -27 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1324 2012 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.65% 2.06% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.13% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1751 1696
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -53 559 £42,500 -10.52% 47
South East -13 264 £32,500 -7.14% 32
Yorkshire -4 102 £31,500 +1.61% 11
North West -10 99 £37,500 +25.00% 11
East Midlands +45 90 £31,250 +20.19% 6
East of England -60 69 £30,500 -18.66% 8
South West -35 66 £32,500 +4.83% 5
West Midlands +2 63 £35,000 +18.64% 8
North East +19 13 £25,500 -27.14%
Applications Support
UK

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

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 England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1587 (55.30%) SQL
2 868 (30.24%) Finance
3 864 (30.10%) Windows
4 808 (28.15%) SQL Server
5 807 (28.12%) ITIL
6 629 (21.92%) Microsoft
7 549 (19.13%) Linux
8 535 (18.64%) .NET
9 467 (16.27%) Oracle
10 427 (14.88%) Unix
11 416 (14.49%) MS Excel
12 359 (12.51%) Java
13 349 (12.16%) Degree
14 336 (11.71%) C#
15 331 (11.53%) Windows Server
16 314 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
17 303 (10.56%) XML
18 288 (10.03%) Banking
19 281 (9.79%) IIS
20 280 (9.76%) SLA
21 244 (8.50%) SharePoint
22 242 (8.43%) CRM
23 240 (8.36%) ERP
24 238 (8.29%) JavaScript
25 217 (7.56%) HTML
26 207 (7.21%) Web Services
27 206 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
28 182 (6.34%) Incident Management
29 178 (6.20%) ASP.NET
30 176 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 281 (9.79%) IIS
2 244 (8.50%) SharePoint
3 150 (5.23%) Tomcat
4 126 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
5 115 (4.01%) Apache
6 101 (3.52%) JBoss
7 94 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 84 (2.93%) WebLogic
9 45 (1.57%) CMS
10 26 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (0.87%) Confluence
12 22 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.77%) Skype for Business
13 21 (0.73%) MS Exchange
14 16 (0.56%) Joomla!
15 15 (0.52%) Alfresco
16 13 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (0.35%) Umbraco
18 7 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 416 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 157 (5.47%) MS Office
3 27 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.17%) MS Project
7 4 (0.14%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.070%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 87 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (1.29%) Maximo
4 21 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 20 (0.70%) Aligne
5 20 (0.70%) RiskWrite
6 16 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 15 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.52%) thinkFolio
7 15 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
8 11 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
9 9 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.31%) Retail-J
9 9 (0.31%) Sage X3
10 8 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
10 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 8 (0.28%) SAP HR
11 6 (0.21%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 125 (4.36%) SaaS
2 55 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (1.88%) Office 365
4 51 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.66%) GitHub
6 12 (0.42%) PaaS
7 8 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.14%) Akamai
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.10%) Force.com
10 3 (0.10%) IaaS
11 2 (0.070%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.035%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.035%) Boomi
12 1 (0.035%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.035%) G Suite
12 1 (0.035%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.13%) Internet
2 49 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 48 (1.67%) HTTP
4 39 (1.36%) Firewall
5 27 (0.94%) Intranet
6 25 (0.87%) DNS
7 24 (0.84%) SSL
8 21 (0.73%) LAN
9 18 (0.63%) VPN
9 18 (0.63%) WAN
10 17 (0.59%) Skype
11 12 (0.42%) VoIP
12 11 (0.38%) LDAP
13 7 (0.24%) SAN
13 7 (0.24%) SMTP
13 7 (0.24%) Wireless
14 6 (0.21%) NAS
15 5 (0.17%) FTP
16 4 (0.14%) CTI
16 4 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 808 (28.15%) SQL Server
2 176 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 130 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (4.25%) Relational Database
5 105 (3.66%) MySQL
6 88 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
7 67 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (2.23%) Oracle Database
9 47 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
10 45 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 42 (1.46%) DB2
12 38 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (0.80%) MongoDB
17 21 (0.73%) MS Access
17 21 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 77 (2.68%) JIRA
2 59 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 58 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (1.71%) Subversion
5 45 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 26 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 25 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 21 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (0.70%) VersionOne
10 17 (0.59%) Maven
11 16 (0.56%) Hudson
12 14 (0.49%) MSBuild
12 14 (0.49%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.42%) Selenium
15 9 (0.31%) JMeter
15 9 (0.31%) Toad
16 8 (0.28%) JUnit
17 7 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 868 (30.24%) Finance
2 288 (10.03%) Banking
3 173 (6.03%) Retail
4 138 (4.81%) Front Office
5 115 (4.01%) Back Office
6 57 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 51 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.74%) Legal
8 50 (1.74%) Marketing
9 40 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.25%) Publishing
11 35 (1.22%) Advertising
12 28 (0.98%) Law
13 24 (0.84%) Telecoms
14 21 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
15 18 (0.63%) Billing
15 18 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.56%) French Language
17 15 (0.52%) Private Banking
18 10 (0.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (18.64%) .NET
2 303 (10.56%) XML
3 217 (7.56%) HTML
4 207 (7.21%) Web Services
5 178 (6.20%) ASP.NET
6 147 (5.12%) CSS
7 81 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
7 81 (2.82%) Middleware
8 67 (2.33%) J2EE
9 60 (2.09%) SOAP
10 54 (1.88%) jQuery
11 52 (1.81%) AngularJS
12 48 (1.67%) XSLT
13 47 (1.64%) JSON
14 34 (1.18%) .NET Framework
15 33 (1.15%) React
16 30 (1.05%) JSP
16 30 (1.05%) MSMQ
17 28 (0.98%) EDI
18 24 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 314 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 76 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 74 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
4 74 (2.58%) iSeries
5 56 (1.95%) Equities
6 49 (1.71%) AS400
7 48 (1.67%) EPoS
8 46 (1.60%) Derivative
9 45 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.50%) Hedge funds
11 35 (1.22%) SWIFT
12 32 (1.11%) Fintech
13 26 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.66%) Blackberry
15 18 (0.63%) Clustering
16 17 (0.59%) iPad
16 17 (0.59%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 864 (30.10%) Windows
2 549 (19.13%) Linux
3 427 (14.88%) Unix
4 331 (11.53%) Windows Server
5 96 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 63 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (1.99%) Android
8 57 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (1.74%) CentOS
11 28 (0.98%) Solaris
12 23 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 20 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.45%) AIX
15 12 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.38%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.31%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.21%) SUSE
19 5 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (28.12%) ITIL
2 242 (8.43%) CRM
3 240 (8.36%) ERP
4 206 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (6.34%) Incident Management
6 175 (6.10%) Problem Management
7 144 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
8 138 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 118 (4.11%) Change Management
10 111 (3.87%) Service Management
11 109 (3.80%) Analytics
12 106 (3.69%) Project Management
13 105 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
14 98 (3.41%) E-Commerce
15 92 (3.21%) Configuration Management
15 92 (3.21%) Release Management
16 87 (3.03%) Change Control
17 84 (2.93%) SDLC
18 82 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
19 71 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1587 (55.30%) SQL
2 359 (12.51%) Java
3 336 (11.71%) C#
4 238 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 162 (5.64%) PowerShell
6 144 (5.02%) T-SQL
7 142 (4.95%) Python
8 123 (4.29%) Perl
9 102 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 96 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 83 (2.89%) PHP
12 72 (2.51%) VB
13 60 (2.09%) VB.NET
14 46 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 41 (1.43%) C++
16 40 (1.39%) VBA
17 35 (1.22%) RPG
17 35 (1.22%) Ruby
18 34 (1.18%) VBScript
19 32 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 349 (12.16%) Degree
2 86 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
3 60 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 56 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 54 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.66%) CISSP
7 19 (0.66%) MCSE
8 17 (0.59%) GCIA
9 16 (0.56%) CEH
10 12 (0.42%) HND
11 11 (0.38%) MCP
12 9 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.28%) MCSA
13 8 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.24%) HNC
15 6 (0.21%) MCSD
16 5 (0.17%) GNVQ
17 4 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (9.76%) SLA
2 98 (3.41%) QA
3 36 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.35%) PMO
6 6 (0.21%) Basel II
6 6 (0.21%) Basel III
7 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.14%) HL7
8 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.14%) MiFID
9 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.070%) EMIR
11 1 (0.035%) DICOM
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 171 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.84%) XenApp
3 20 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.17%) IMail Server
8 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.070%) Docker
9 2 (0.070%) Varnish
9 2 (0.070%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.070%) vSphere
10 1 (0.035%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.035%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (2.33%) Nagios
2 57 (1.99%) Puppet
3 40 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (1.22%) Ansible
5 20 (0.70%) Control-M
6 17 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
7 16 (0.56%) Grafana
8 12 (0.42%) SCCM
8 12 (0.42%) SCOM
9 11 (0.38%) OpenView
10 10 (0.35%) Opsview
11 7 (0.24%) WSUS
12 6 (0.21%) Graphite
12 6 (0.21%) Kibana
12 6 (0.21%) OpenAM
13 5 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.14%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.14%) logstash
15 3 (0.10%) Ganglia
15 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 629 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 467 (16.27%) Oracle
3 112 (3.90%) IBM
4 100 (3.48%) SAP
5 85 (2.96%) Citrix
6 71 (2.47%) Sybase
7 61 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 53 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 51 (1.78%) VMware
10 41 (1.43%) Cognos
11 40 (1.39%) Sage
12 39 (1.36%) Infor
13 35 (1.22%) Splunk
14 28 (0.98%) Sun
15 26 (0.91%) iManage
16 25 (0.87%) Cisco
17 24 (0.84%) TIBCO
18 23 (0.80%) Charles River
18 23 (0.80%) ServiceNow
19 21 (0.73%) SolarWinds
Selby, North Yorkshire
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + company benefits + training on new
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + 18% pension, generous holidays
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus full benefits apcakge
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday