Period
to 26 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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

Application Support
England > London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 199 218
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1,065 1,288 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.84% 1.83% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.91% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,147 1,005
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 55,087 67,307 67,466
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.59% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 45,058 54,914 55,826
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,604
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.16% +4.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in London

Applications Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in London

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in London

Applications Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
Central London +2 245 £50,000 - 51
West London +40 65 £40,000 -5.88% 33
South London 0 59 £41,500 +29.69% 12
North London +27 19 £38,000 +4.83% 1
East London +24 13 £42,563 -14.02% 9
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 724 (67.98%) SQL
2 501 (47.04%) Finance
3 295 (27.70%) Windows
4 251 (23.57%) ITIL
5 248 (23.29%) Linux
6 244 (22.91%) SQL Server
7 241 (22.63%) Unix
8 238 (22.35%) Oracle
9 229 (21.50%) Microsoft
10 226 (21.22%) Banking
11 222 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
12 187 (17.56%) Java
13 180 (16.90%) .NET
14 169 (15.87%) Front Office
15 148 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
16 142 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
17 136 (12.77%) C#
18 116 (10.89%) SharePoint
19 111 (10.42%) Equities
20 101 (9.48%) CRM
20 101 (9.48%) Degree
21 98 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
21 98 (9.20%) Fintech
22 97 (9.11%) Windows Server
23 83 (7.79%) T-SQL
24 81 (7.61%) Fixed Income
25 78 (7.32%) Tomcat
26 77 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 77 (7.23%) JIRA
26 77 (7.23%) SDLC

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 116 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 78 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 71 (6.67%) IIS
4 44 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (4.04%) Apache
6 34 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 23 (2.16%) JBoss
8 21 (1.97%) Confluence
9 18 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.38%) CMS
15 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
18 1 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 66 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.94%) SPSS
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 66 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (5.16%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (2.35%) thinkFolio
4 15 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 15 (1.41%) Temenos T24
5 14 (1.31%) HFM
6 13 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (1.13%) Markit EDM
7 12 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (0.94%) Eloqua
9 9 (0.85%) Front Arena
10 8 (0.75%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.66%) LongView
12 6 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.47%) Carpe Diem
13 5 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
14 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (0.38%) Orchestrade
15 3 (0.28%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (4.69%) SaaS
3 45 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.57%) Office 365
5 21 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (1.78%) Power Platform
7 13 (1.22%) Akamai
8 11 (1.03%) IaaS
9 10 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
10 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Flow
10 9 (0.85%) PowerApps
10 9 (0.85%) ShareGate
11 7 (0.66%) Fastly
12 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.19%) Joyent
13 2 (0.19%) PaaS
13 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.094%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.094%) GitHub
14 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.76%) FIX Connectivity
2 34 (3.19%) DNS
3 24 (2.25%) Firewall
4 19 (1.78%) LAN
4 19 (1.78%) WAN
5 17 (1.60%) HTTP
6 14 (1.31%) SSL
6 14 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.85%) Wireless
8 6 (0.56%) DHCP
8 6 (0.56%) VPN
9 5 (0.47%) SSH
10 4 (0.38%) Internet
10 4 (0.38%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.28%) DMZ
12 2 (0.19%) ISDN
12 2 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.19%) SAN
12 2 (0.19%) Skype
12 2 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 37 (3.47%) MySQL
6 35 (3.29%) Oracle Database
7 28 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.22%) Oracle Smart View
12 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.03%) DB2
14 10 (0.94%) Power BI
15 9 (0.85%) Redis
15 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.66%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (7.23%) JIRA
2 22 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.41%) Subversion
5 12 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.94%) Maven
7 9 (0.85%) Firebug
7 9 (0.85%) FrontPage
8 8 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.56%) Hudson
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.47%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.28%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.19%) Ant
14 2 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 501 (47.04%) Finance
2 226 (21.22%) Banking
3 169 (15.87%) Front Office
4 74 (6.95%) Back Office
5 62 (5.82%) Investment Banking
6 45 (4.23%) Legal
7 39 (3.66%) Advertising
8 26 (2.44%) Marketing
8 26 (2.44%) Retail
9 19 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.78%) Law
10 13 (1.22%) French Language
11 12 (1.13%) Billing
12 10 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.75%) Games
13 8 (0.75%) German Language
14 6 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.47%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.28%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (16.90%) .NET
2 142 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
3 70 (6.57%) HTML
4 63 (5.92%) XML
5 53 (4.98%) CSS
6 41 (3.85%) Web Services
7 37 (3.47%) ASP.NET
8 26 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
9 24 (2.25%) Ajax
10 22 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 21 (1.97%) jQuery
12 19 (1.78%) .NET Framework
13 16 (1.50%) XSLT
14 14 (1.31%) Middleware
15 13 (1.22%) Node.js
15 13 (1.22%) RESTful
15 13 (1.22%) SOAP
15 13 (1.22%) XSD
16 12 (1.13%) JMS
16 12 (1.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 148 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (10.42%) Equities
3 81 (7.61%) Fixed Income
4 77 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 55 (5.16%) Derivative
6 48 (4.51%) Hedge funds
7 38 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.72%) iSeries
9 28 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
10 26 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
11 25 (2.35%) Reinsurance
12 22 (2.07%) SWIFT
13 17 (1.60%) NHS
14 16 (1.50%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.03%) Clustering
16 11 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
16 11 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
17 9 (0.85%) AS400
17 9 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 295 (27.70%) Windows
2 248 (23.29%) Linux
3 241 (22.63%) Unix
4 97 (9.11%) Windows Server
5 32 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.16%) Android
7 15 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.22%) Solaris
9 12 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.28%) CentOS
15 3 (0.28%) Debian
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (23.57%) ITIL
2 222 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
3 101 (9.48%) CRM
4 98 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (9.20%) Fintech
5 77 (7.23%) SDLC
6 72 (6.76%) Asset Management
7 66 (6.20%) DevOps
8 61 (5.73%) Investment Management
9 58 (5.45%) Incident Management
10 56 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 55 (5.16%) Process Improvement
12 47 (4.41%) Wealth Management
13 45 (4.23%) Change Management
13 45 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 43 (4.04%) Time Management
15 40 (3.76%) ERP
15 40 (3.76%) Service Delivery
16 39 (3.66%) Service Management
17 38 (3.57%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 724 (67.98%) SQL
2 187 (17.56%) Java
3 136 (12.77%) C#
4 83 (7.79%) T-SQL
5 76 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 71 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 70 (6.57%) Perl
8 68 (6.38%) Python
9 46 (4.32%) Bash Shell
10 38 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 36 (3.38%) Shell Script
12 31 (2.91%) VBA
13 27 (2.54%) C
14 25 (2.35%) C++
14 25 (2.35%) XPath
15 22 (2.07%) Ruby
16 21 (1.97%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.03%) VB
18 10 (0.94%) Groovy
18 10 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (9.48%) Degree
2 14 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.94%) DBS Check
4 6 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.28%) MCP
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.094%) HND
8 1 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.67%) SLA
2 46 (4.32%) QA
3 17 (1.60%) GDPR
4 13 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.22%) HIPAA
4 13 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 15022
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 67 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (0.85%) Docker
3 9 (0.85%) XenApp
4 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (4.04%) Nagios
2 34 (3.19%) Puppet
3 27 (2.54%) Icinga
3 27 (2.54%) ZABBIX
4 21 (1.97%) Ansible
5 20 (1.88%) Control-M
5 20 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 9 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.75%) Kibana
8 8 (0.75%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.28%) SCCM
10 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.094%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.094%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.094%) Nessus
11 1 (0.094%) SafeCom
11 1 (0.094%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.094%) WSUS
Vendors
1 238 (22.35%) Oracle
2 229 (21.50%) Microsoft
3 58 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (3.76%) Bloomberg
5 36 (3.38%) IBM
6 31 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 30 (2.82%) Citrix
8 27 (2.54%) Fidessa
8 27 (2.54%) SolarWinds
9 26 (2.44%) AppDynamics
10 23 (2.16%) Informatica
11 21 (1.97%) Splunk
12 20 (1.88%) ServiceNow
13 18 (1.69%) iManage
13 18 (1.69%) SAP
14 16 (1.50%) Charles River
15 14 (1.31%) Hyperion
16 13 (1.22%) Reuters
17 12 (1.13%) Talend
18 11 (1.03%) Sun