Applications Support Jobs in the UK excluding London

Application Support
UK > UK excluding London

The median Application Support salary in the UK excluding London is £41,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 315 375 325
Rank change year-on-year +60 -50 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 558 482 734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.81% 0.76% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.85% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 394 333 566
10th Percentile £26,075 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £30,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,582 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,005 56,641 67,298
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 89.46% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46,403 31,779 43,359
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the UK excluding London

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Applications Support in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Applications Support in the UK excluding London

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the UK excluding London

Applications Support
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +85 173 £42,500 +13.33% 19
North of England +16 112 £40,000 +6.67% 22
Midlands +44 89 £32,121 -15.19% 7
North West +23 64 £45,000 +16.02% 14
East Midlands +30 55 £30,000 -14.29% 3
East of England +36 49 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Wales +24 49 £45,000 +42.86%
Yorkshire +68 39 £35,579 -5.75% 7
Scotland -19 39 £61,250 +36.11% 7
South West -12 37 £43,500 +33.85% 15
West Midlands +28 34 £32,310 -23.98% 4
Northern Ireland +10 9 £57,500 +33.72%
North East -6 9 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Applications Support job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 261 (46.77%) SQL
2 183 (32.80%) Problem-Solving
3 148 (26.52%) Social Skills
4 147 (26.34%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (21.51%) ITIL
6 114 (20.43%) Oracle
7 113 (20.25%) Microsoft
7 113 (20.25%) Degree
8 104 (18.64%) SLA
8 104 (18.64%) Finance
9 100 (17.92%) Unix
10 95 (17.03%) Linux
11 93 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 89 (15.95%) Actionable Insight
13 88 (15.77%) Security Cleared
14 87 (15.59%) SC Cleared
15 83 (14.87%) Service Management
16 81 (14.52%) Customer Service
17 77 (13.80%) Remedy
17 77 (13.80%) WebLogic
18 74 (13.26%) Release Management
19 71 (12.72%) ERP
20 68 (12.19%) SQL Server
21 66 (11.83%) PL/SQL
22 63 (11.29%) ITSM
23 60 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
24 59 (10.57%) CRM
25 56 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
26 54 (9.68%) Azure
27 52 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (13.80%) WebLogic
2 44 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 42 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.61%) IIS
5 7 (1.25%) Confluence
5 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Exchange
6 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 44 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 34 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (2.51%) PlanetPress Connect
4 11 (1.97%) Dynamics GP
5 10 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.90%) Magento
8 5 (0.90%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.54%) Infor SunSystems
9 3 (0.54%) iTrent
10 2 (0.36%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.36%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.36%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.18%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.68%) Azure
2 46 (8.24%) Power Platform
3 40 (7.17%) Dynamics 365
4 34 (6.09%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (4.66%) AWS
6 17 (3.05%) Power Automate
7 14 (2.51%) PowerApps
7 14 (2.51%) SaaS
8 13 (2.33%) Entra ID
9 6 (1.08%) IaaS
9 6 (1.08%) WhatsApp
10 5 (0.90%) Google Sheets
11 4 (0.72%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (0.54%) Azure DevOps
13 2 (0.36%) Boomi
13 2 (0.36%) PaaS
14 1 (0.18%) Azure Service Bus
14 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.79%) Firewall
2 8 (1.43%) VPN
3 6 (1.08%) Broadband
3 6 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (0.90%) SAN
5 4 (0.72%) FTP
5 4 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) Skype
6 1 (0.18%) VLAN
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.42%) Oracle Database
3 44 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 44 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 44 (7.89%) VLDB
4 33 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (5.20%) Power BI
6 21 (3.76%) MySQL
7 14 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
9 9 (1.61%) GIS
9 9 (1.61%) MS Access
10 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.90%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.54%) QlikView
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (6.63%) JIRA
2 14 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.25%) GitLab
5 6 (1.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.18%) Git
6 1 (0.18%) Gradle
6 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.18%) JUnit
6 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 148 (26.52%) Social Skills
2 147 (26.34%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (18.64%) Finance
4 27 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.66%) Law
6 25 (4.48%) Marketing
7 22 (3.94%) Police
8 20 (3.58%) Legal
9 14 (2.51%) Retail
10 12 (2.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (1.79%) Automotive
12 8 (1.43%) Banking
12 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.43%) Private Banking
13 6 (1.08%) Local Government
14 5 (0.90%) Public Sector
15 4 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
16 3 (0.54%) Environmental Health
16 3 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.09%) Spring
2 33 (5.91%) J2EE
2 33 (5.91%) Java EE
3 13 (2.33%) .NET
4 8 (1.43%) Middleware
5 7 (1.25%) EDI
6 6 (1.08%) Kafka
6 6 (1.08%) OLE
7 5 (0.90%) HTML
8 3 (0.54%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.36%) jQuery
9 2 (0.36%) JSON
9 2 (0.36%) React
10 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.18%) CSS
10 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.18%) SOAP
10 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (2.69%) Driving Licence
2 15 (2.69%) Management Information System
3 11 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (1.79%) CCTV
5 9 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.25%) CMDB
7 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.90%) Clustering
8 5 (0.90%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.54%) PKI
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.36%) IoT
10 2 (0.36%) iPhone
10 2 (0.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.36%) Product Ownership
11 1 (0.18%) Onboarding
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.92%) Unix
2 95 (17.03%) Linux
3 46 (8.24%) Solaris
4 41 (7.35%) Windows
5 20 (3.58%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (32.80%) Problem-Solving
2 120 (21.51%) ITIL
3 93 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 89 (15.95%) Actionable Insight
5 83 (14.87%) Service Management
6 81 (14.52%) Customer Service
7 74 (13.26%) Release Management
8 71 (12.72%) ERP
9 63 (11.29%) ITSM
10 59 (10.57%) CRM
11 56 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
12 48 (8.60%) Performance Monitoring
13 46 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
14 44 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
15 43 (7.71%) Capacity Management
15 43 (7.71%) Service Delivery
16 35 (6.27%) Project Management
17 33 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
17 33 (5.91%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (46.77%) SQL
2 66 (11.83%) PL/SQL
3 52 (9.32%) Java
4 39 (6.99%) Shell Script
5 31 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.23%) C#
7 10 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.61%) Python
9 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.90%) COBOL
10 5 (0.90%) VBA
11 4 (0.72%) C
12 3 (0.54%) C++
12 3 (0.54%) PHP
13 1 (0.18%) Bash
Qualifications
1 113 (20.25%) Degree
2 88 (15.77%) Security Cleared
3 87 (15.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.90%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.90%) MCDST
7 3 (0.54%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.54%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) ECDL
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (18.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.43%) GDPR
3 4 (0.72%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 44 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (7.89%) Data Guard
1 44 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 33 (5.91%) OpenSSO
2 33 (5.91%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.43%) Grafana
4 5 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.72%) SCOM
5 4 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.54%) Kibana
6 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 114 (20.43%) Oracle
2 113 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 77 (13.80%) Remedy
4 44 (7.89%) Sun
5 20 (3.58%) SAP
6 18 (3.23%) Civica
7 17 (3.05%) ServiceNow
8 14 (2.51%) FNZ
9 8 (1.43%) Salesforce
10 7 (1.25%) Epicor
11 6 (1.08%) Guidewire
12 5 (0.90%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.90%) CA
12 5 (0.90%) Google
12 5 (0.90%) Sage
12 5 (0.90%) Splunk
12 5 (0.90%) Sybase
12 5 (0.90%) VMware
13 4 (0.72%) Infor
14 3 (0.54%) Cognos