Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 168 132
Rank change year-on-year -37 -36 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1319 1577 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.76% 2.08% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.17% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1475 2059
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Central London -7 331 £52,500 +14.13% 23
West London -6 58 £40,000 +3.90% 7
South London -28 21 £35,000 - 6
East London -8 10 £52,500 +23.53% 1
North London -2 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 869 (65.88%) SQL
2 558 (42.30%) Finance
3 464 (35.18%) Windows
4 377 (28.58%) SQL Server
5 330 (25.02%) Unix
6 321 (24.34%) Linux
7 308 (23.35%) Microsoft
8 297 (22.52%) ITIL
9 283 (21.46%) Oracle
10 252 (19.11%) Front Office
11 232 (17.59%) Banking
12 205 (15.54%) Java
13 179 (13.57%) Windows Server
14 163 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
15 156 (11.83%) Python
16 146 (11.07%) Degree
17 137 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
18 134 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
19 133 (10.08%) IIS
20 123 (9.33%) .NET
21 121 (9.17%) T-SQL
22 116 (8.79%) PowerShell
23 114 (8.64%) Perl
23 114 (8.64%) Incident Management
24 105 (7.96%) Equities
25 102 (7.73%) C#
25 102 (7.73%) SLA
25 102 (7.73%) Problem Management
26 98 (7.43%) CRM
27 97 (7.35%) JavaScript

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
1 133 (10.08%) IIS
2 84 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 79 (5.99%) SharePoint
4 69 (5.23%) Apache
5 42 (3.18%) JBoss
6 34 (2.58%) WebSphere
7 29 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.36%) Confluence
9 16 (1.21%) CMS
10 12 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 12 (0.91%) Mule
10 12 (0.91%) Mule ESB
11 11 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.76%) Documentum
13 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 88 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.23%) HipChat
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.15%) Maya
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.076%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 73 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (2.73%) thinkFolio
3 23 (1.74%) ION MarketView
4 16 (1.21%) Bloomberg AIM
4 16 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.99%) Northgate Housing
6 12 (0.91%) Actimize
6 12 (0.91%) Eloqua
6 12 (0.91%) RiskWrite
7 11 (0.83%) Endur
8 9 (0.68%) FLEXCUBE
8 9 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.45%) iTrent
10 6 (0.45%) MetaTrader
10 6 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.38%) SAP PM
12 4 (0.30%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.11%) SaaS
4 23 (1.74%) Office 365
5 15 (1.14%) G Suite
6 10 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.61%) Slack
9 6 (0.45%) Trello
10 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
12 1 (0.076%) GitHub
12 1 (0.076%) IaaS
12 1 (0.076%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.076%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 49 (3.71%) Firewall
3 42 (3.18%) DNS
4 26 (1.97%) DHCP
5 23 (1.74%) Internet
6 21 (1.59%) Intranet
7 20 (1.52%) VPN
8 18 (1.36%) FTP
9 13 (0.99%) IPsec
10 10 (0.76%) LAN
11 9 (0.68%) HTTP
12 6 (0.45%) WAN
13 5 (0.38%) CHAP
13 5 (0.38%) Network Security
13 5 (0.38%) SMS
14 4 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.30%) SMTP
14 4 (0.30%) SSL
15 3 (0.23%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (28.58%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 68 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 59 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (2.27%) MySQL
9 29 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 26 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.06%) MongoDB
14 10 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.68%) Big Data
15 9 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (2.58%) JIRA
2 28 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.97%) Eclipse
3 26 (1.97%) TeamCity
4 25 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (1.44%) Hudson
5 19 (1.44%) MSBuild
6 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.91%) VersionOne
7 11 (0.83%) Android Studio
7 11 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.83%) Xcode
8 9 (0.68%) Subversion
8 9 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.53%) IntelliJ
9 7 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.30%) Maven
10 4 (0.30%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 558 (42.30%) Finance
2 252 (19.11%) Front Office
3 232 (17.59%) Banking
4 91 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 58 (4.40%) Legal
6 46 (3.49%) Back Office
7 45 (3.41%) Retail
8 42 (3.18%) Retail Banking
9 39 (2.96%) Law
10 35 (2.65%) Private Banking
11 33 (2.50%) Financial Institution
12 28 (2.12%) Corporate Banking
13 27 (2.05%) Publishing
14 26 (1.97%) Marketing
15 17 (1.29%) Advertising
16 16 (1.21%) Telecoms
17 9 (0.68%) Billing
18 5 (0.38%) German Language
19 4 (0.30%) French Language
19 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
2 123 (9.33%) .NET
3 82 (6.22%) HTML
4 63 (4.78%) CSS
5 61 (4.62%) XML
6 57 (4.32%) J2EE
7 48 (3.64%) Web Services
8 33 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 30 (2.27%) Middleware
10 27 (2.05%) SOAP
11 24 (1.82%) jQuery
11 24 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
12 22 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (1.52%) MSMQ
14 17 (1.29%) HTML5
15 15 (1.14%) .NET Framework
16 14 (1.06%) JSON
17 13 (0.99%) CSS3
17 13 (0.99%) REST
18 10 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 163 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.96%) Equities
3 77 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 67 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 63 (4.78%) Fixed Income
6 59 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 50 (3.79%) SWIFT
8 40 (3.03%) Client/Server
8 40 (3.03%) Hedge funds
9 38 (2.88%) Derivative
10 36 (2.73%) Fintech
11 22 (1.67%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.99%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.91%) iSeries
16 11 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
18 8 (0.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 464 (35.18%) Windows
2 330 (25.02%) Unix
3 321 (24.34%) Linux
4 179 (13.57%) Windows Server
5 68 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 62 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (2.73%) Solaris
10 35 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.67%) Windows 10
12 21 (1.59%) Android
13 20 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.91%) VMS
15 9 (0.68%) AIX
16 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.45%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
20 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (22.52%) ITIL
2 134 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (8.64%) Incident Management
4 102 (7.73%) Problem Management
5 98 (7.43%) CRM
6 92 (6.97%) Investment Management
7 82 (6.22%) Change Management
8 74 (5.61%) Asset Management
9 71 (5.38%) Service Delivery
10 64 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 61 (4.62%) Service Management
13 60 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
14 56 (4.25%) ETL
15 54 (4.09%) Business Analysis
16 53 (4.02%) Project Management
17 51 (3.87%) Task Automation
18 50 (3.79%) Analytics
19 48 (3.64%) DevOps
20 46 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 869 (65.88%) SQL
2 205 (15.54%) Java
3 156 (11.83%) Python
4 121 (9.17%) T-SQL
5 116 (8.79%) PowerShell
6 114 (8.64%) Perl
7 102 (7.73%) C#
8 97 (7.35%) JavaScript
9 93 (7.05%) Shell Script
10 47 (3.56%) Bash Shell
11 41 (3.11%) VBA
12 34 (2.58%) VB
13 31 (2.35%) PHP
14 28 (2.12%) C++
14 28 (2.12%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.82%) Ruby
16 11 (0.83%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.53%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.53%) VBScript
18 6 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 146 (11.07%) Degree
2 46 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 16 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.45%) MCSE
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.30%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) MCTS
10 1 (0.076%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.076%) CFA
10 1 (0.076%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.73%) SLA
2 46 (3.49%) QA
3 30 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.44%) SEPA
5 3 (0.23%) PMO
6 1 (0.076%) GxP
6 1 (0.076%) HL7
6 1 (0.076%) MiFID
6 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
System Software
1 73 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.06%) XenApp
4 8 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.076%) Docker
6 1 (0.076%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (3.56%) Nagios
2 34 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (2.43%) Control-M
4 29 (2.20%) Puppet
5 28 (2.12%) Ansible
6 27 (2.05%) SCCM
7 22 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (0.61%) Salt
10 7 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (0.53%) Opsview
11 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.30%) Graphite
13 2 (0.15%) SCOM
14 1 (0.076%) ServiceCenter
14 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 308 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 283 (21.46%) Oracle
3 71 (5.38%) Sybase
4 61 (4.62%) Bloomberg
5 59 (4.47%) Citrix
6 57 (4.32%) Charles River
7 49 (3.71%) VMware
8 29 (2.20%) Reuters
9 28 (2.12%) ION Trading
10 27 (2.05%) Informatica
11 26 (1.97%) IBM
11 26 (1.97%) Splunk
12 24 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.74%) iManage
14 21 (1.59%) SAP
15 20 (1.52%) Adobe
15 20 (1.52%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.36%) Sun
17 17 (1.29%) Google
17 17 (1.29%) ServiceNow