Period
to 6 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 189 204
Rank change year-on-year -54 +15 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 772 1,241 1,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.85% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.94% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1,115 1,152
London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,150 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +5.00% -

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 51,436 64,061 70,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.36% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41,860 52,627 56,081
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,445 £33,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -51 164 £50,000 -2.44% 39
South London +33 78 £34,500 +12.20% 10
West London -11 46 £40,000 - 14
North London +11 17 £37,000 -12.94% 1
East London +6 10 £47,500 - 3
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 453 (58.68%) SQL
2 366 (47.41%) Finance
3 242 (31.35%) SQL Server
4 205 (26.55%) Microsoft
5 191 (24.74%) Windows
6 187 (24.22%) Java
7 180 (23.32%) Oracle
8 163 (21.11%) .NET
9 152 (19.69%) ITIL
10 151 (19.56%) C#
11 134 (17.36%) Linux
12 120 (15.54%) Windows Server
13 117 (15.16%) Front Office
14 116 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
15 104 (13.47%) Banking
16 101 (13.08%) Python
17 100 (12.95%) PowerShell
18 98 (12.69%) Degree
19 88 (11.40%) CRM
20 85 (11.01%) Azure
21 84 (10.88%) Active Directory
21 84 (10.88%) IIS
22 81 (10.49%) ERP
23 78 (10.10%) Fintech
24 76 (9.84%) Unix
25 74 (9.59%) T-SQL
26 71 (9.20%) Bash Shell
27 70 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
28 67 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 65 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM

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 84 (10.88%) IIS
2 65 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 62 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 55 (7.12%) Apache
5 24 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.07%) nginx
7 14 (1.81%) JBoss
7 14 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.91%) Confluence
9 7 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) MTS
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.04%) SPSS
5 6 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Houdini
8 1 (0.13%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 65 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (4.92%) thinkFolio
3 32 (4.15%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.04%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.91%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (0.91%) LongView
5 7 (0.91%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.78%) Bloomberg AIM
6 6 (0.78%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.65%) Aareon QL
7 5 (0.65%) Sage X3
7 5 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.52%) Salerio
8 4 (0.52%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.39%) Carpe Diem
9 3 (0.39%) Eze OMS
9 3 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.26%) Raiser's Edge
10 2 (0.26%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 85 (11.01%) Azure
2 57 (7.38%) Office 365
3 52 (6.74%) AWS
4 49 (6.35%) SaaS
5 33 (4.27%) Power Platform
6 17 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (2.07%) PowerApps
8 13 (1.68%) ShareGate
9 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Flow
10 10 (1.30%) GitHub
11 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.13%) IaaS
14 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.46%) Firewall
2 18 (2.33%) SSL
3 16 (2.07%) Internet
4 15 (1.94%) DNS
5 13 (1.68%) DHCP
6 11 (1.42%) Wireshark
7 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.91%) HTTP
8 7 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.65%) LAN
9 5 (0.65%) WAN
10 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.26%) SSH
12 1 (0.13%) FTP
12 1 (0.13%) Intranet
12 1 (0.13%) SAN
12 1 (0.13%) Skype
12 1 (0.13%) SWIFTNet
12 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.72%) Power BI
6 19 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.55%) DB2
10 10 (1.30%) QlikView
11 8 (1.04%) MS Access
12 6 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.78%) MySQL
12 6 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (5.83%) JIRA
2 21 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 20 (2.59%) TeamCity
4 15 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.17%) Subversion
8 8 (1.04%) Maven
8 8 (1.04%) Postman
9 7 (0.91%) Fiddler
9 7 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.26%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.26%) MSI
12 2 (0.26%) WinDbg
13 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 366 (47.41%) Finance
2 117 (15.16%) Front Office
3 104 (13.47%) Banking
4 40 (5.18%) Back Office
5 30 (3.89%) Spanish Language
6 27 (3.50%) German Language
6 27 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.50%) Italian Language
7 26 (3.37%) French Language
8 19 (2.46%) Law
8 19 (2.46%) Legal
9 16 (2.07%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.94%) Retail
11 9 (1.17%) Marketing
11 9 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.04%) Local Government
12 8 (1.04%) Publishing
13 7 (0.91%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.78%) Advertising
15 5 (0.65%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (21.11%) .NET
2 63 (8.16%) XML
3 55 (7.12%) FIX Protocol
4 46 (5.96%) HTML
5 41 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 37 (4.79%) CSS
7 26 (3.37%) IBM Integration Bus
8 23 (2.98%) Ajax
8 23 (2.98%) Web Services
9 22 (2.85%) Middleware
10 21 (2.72%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.46%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.20%) XSLT
13 15 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (1.94%) XSD
14 14 (1.81%) WCF
15 13 (1.68%) Node.js
16 12 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (1.55%) React
16 12 (1.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.29%) Fixed Income
3 58 (7.51%) Equities
4 54 (6.99%) Hedge funds
5 51 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (5.05%) Derivative
7 37 (4.79%) iSeries
8 21 (2.72%) Reinsurance
8 21 (2.72%) SWIFT
9 20 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.42%) AS400
13 10 (1.30%) NHS
13 10 (1.30%) Replication
14 7 (0.91%) Clustering
15 5 (0.65%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.65%) User Experience
16 4 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 191 (24.74%) Windows
2 134 (17.36%) Linux
3 120 (15.54%) Windows Server
4 76 (9.84%) Unix
5 16 (2.07%) Android
6 12 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.42%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.65%) Solaris
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.39%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (19.69%) ITIL
2 116 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
3 88 (11.40%) CRM
4 81 (10.49%) ERP
5 78 (10.10%) Fintech
6 62 (8.03%) Asset Management
7 52 (6.74%) DevOps
8 51 (6.61%) Investment Management
9 47 (6.09%) Problem Management
10 46 (5.96%) SDLC
11 45 (5.83%) Computer Science
11 45 (5.83%) Migration
12 41 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (5.18%) Change Control
14 28 (3.63%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.63%) Wealth Management
15 27 (3.50%) MVC
16 26 (3.37%) B2B
16 26 (3.37%) B2C
16 26 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 453 (58.68%) SQL
2 187 (24.22%) Java
3 151 (19.56%) C#
4 101 (13.08%) Python
5 100 (12.95%) PowerShell
6 74 (9.59%) T-SQL
7 71 (9.20%) Bash Shell
8 59 (7.64%) JavaScript
9 55 (7.12%) Perl
10 43 (5.57%) PL/SQL
11 37 (4.79%) Ruby
12 29 (3.76%) C++
13 24 (3.11%) Bourne shell
13 24 (3.11%) Korn
14 21 (2.72%) VBA
15 19 (2.46%) XPath
16 15 (1.94%) VB
17 14 (1.81%) PHP
18 11 (1.42%) RPG
18 11 (1.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (12.69%) Degree
2 14 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (1.17%) DBS Check
4 7 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.39%) MCP
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) HND
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.13%) MCSA
6 1 (0.13%) MCSE
6 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.22%) SLA
2 34 (4.40%) QA
3 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.46%) Docker
3 14 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.33%) Ansible
2 16 (2.07%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.68%) Nagios
4 11 (1.42%) Control-M
4 11 (1.42%) Puppet
5 10 (1.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 7 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.91%) SCCM
7 6 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.26%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.26%) Terraform
10 1 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.13%) Opsview
10 1 (0.13%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 205 (26.55%) Microsoft
2 180 (23.32%) Oracle
3 47 (6.09%) SAP
4 42 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (4.92%) Citrix
5 38 (4.92%) JD Edwards
6 36 (4.66%) Bloomberg
7 34 (4.40%) IBM
8 31 (4.02%) Charles River
8 31 (4.02%) ServiceNow
9 29 (3.76%) AppDynamics
10 28 (3.63%) Informatica
11 27 (3.50%) Eze Software Group
12 24 (3.11%) ION Trading
12 24 (3.11%) Tradeweb
13 23 (2.98%) FXall
13 23 (2.98%) MarketAxess
13 23 (2.98%) Reuters
14 18 (2.33%) VMware
15 11 (1.42%) Splunk