The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 298 321 303
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 8 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 21
Average salary £58,750 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £35,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
Applications Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the City of London region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Banking
2 19 (65.52%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 14 (48.28%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) Middleware
6 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
7 8 (27.59%) UNIX
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
8 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
9 6 (20.69%) SWIFT
10 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Process Server
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
11 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) Citrix
11 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
11 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
11 4 (13.79%) SCCM
12 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (68.97%) Banking
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) SWIFT
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) UNIX
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) BCP
3 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) E-Discovery
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Korn
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Calypso
5 2 (6.90%) LexisNexis
6 1 (3.45%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) Murex
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
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