The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Applications Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 240 308 329
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 14 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.021% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.022% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 9
Median salary £54,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +13.23%
Applications Support 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
5930 9217 11198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.89% 95.24% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 7934 9380
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Support 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 Support Specialist across the City of London region.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Applications Support Specialist 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 City of London region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Web Services
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Siebel
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) VBScript
5 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) QA
5 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (37.04%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (37.04%) SDLC
6 8 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (29.63%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (25.93%) Fixed Income
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
9 5 (18.52%) Informatica
9 5 (18.52%) Clustering
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) Fintech
10 4 (14.81%) Eurex
10 4 (14.81%) High-Frequency Trading
10 4 (14.81%) Equities

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Summit
2 1 (3.70%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) WebEx
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQLPlus
3 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) SonicMQ
4 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Fixed Income
3 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 5 (18.52%) Fintech
4 4 (14.81%) Derivative
4 4 (14.81%) Equities
4 4 (14.81%) Eurex
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
1 10 (37.04%) SDLC
1 10 (37.04%) System Integration Testing
1 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) High-Frequency Trading
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) VBScript
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Siebel
2 5 (18.52%) Informatica
3 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
4 3 (11.11%) Murex
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) iManage
5 1 (3.70%) MarketAxess
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) VMware