The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 301 316 322
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 11 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.042% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.045% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 12
Average salary £47,500 £35,125 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.23% -32.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,025 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £36,225 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +31.14%
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
10870 11149 12128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 93.16% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9152 9865 11083
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 17 (85.00%) Banking
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) Linux
6 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (60.00%) Middleware
7 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
8 10 (50.00%) Tivoli
8 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
9 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Process Server
9 9 (45.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 9 (45.00%) SWIFT
10 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (25.00%) UNIX
11 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 3 (15.00%) Perl
13 3 (15.00%) Java
13 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
14 2 (10.00%) HTML
14 2 (10.00%) .NET
14 2 (10.00%) Sybase
14 2 (10.00%) Solaris
14 2 (10.00%) XML
14 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (5.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 17 (85.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Middleware
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (5.00%) Murex MxML
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.00%) ETRM
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) C-shell
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 9 (45.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) Murex
4 1 (5.00%) Calypso
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Trayport
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago