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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 302 323 322
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 12 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 13
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £35,675 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,100 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
10254 11290 11478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.97% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8807 9805 10530
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Banking
3 15 (71.43%) Finance
4 14 (66.67%) Oracle
5 13 (61.90%) Linux
6 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 12 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (57.14%) Middleware
7 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
7 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
8 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Process Server
8 8 (38.10%) SWIFT
9 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
10 6 (28.57%) UNIX
11 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (14.29%) Perl
13 3 (14.29%) .NET
13 3 (14.29%) ITIL
14 2 (9.52%) XML
14 2 (9.52%) Sybase
14 2 (9.52%) Java
14 2 (9.52%) Murex
14 2 (9.52%) Calypso
14 2 (9.52%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
3 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.76%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (80.95%) Banking
2 15 (71.43%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Middleware
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
5 1 (4.76%) Murex MxML
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.52%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.76%) ETRM
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C-shell
4 1 (4.76%) Korn
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 2 (9.52%) Murex
3 2 (9.52%) Calypso
4 1 (4.76%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Trayport
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) BMC