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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 297 317 307
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 17 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 22
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
10314 11338 11182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.77% 92.98% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8984 9743 10195
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 £75,000 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Banking
3 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
4 11 (37.93%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (37.93%) Middleware
4 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
6 8 (27.59%) SWIFT
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) UNIX
9 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (13.79%) SCCM
10 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
10 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 4 (13.79%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) DHCP
11 3 (10.34%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (37.93%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (37.93%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (20.69%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
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 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (65.52%) Banking
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (13.79%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) 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
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) BCP
4 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.45%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) VBA
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) VB6
3 1 (3.45%) XPath
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) Java
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 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) 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
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago