The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 255 242 282
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 13 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.13% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 1
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,250 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +38.52%
Applications Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7383 6803 8882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.23% 95.70% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6038 5815 7558
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 6 £43,250 -13.50%
Bedfordshire -17 4 £45,250 +7.73%
Essex - 3 £47,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (79.17%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (41.67%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (37.50%) OpenEdge
7 9 (37.50%) IBM
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.83%) JSP
9 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
9 5 (20.83%) Change Control
10 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (16.67%) Struts
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) XSL
10 4 (16.67%) XSLT
10 4 (16.67%) SLA
10 4 (16.67%) Java EE

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (37.50%) OpenEdge
1 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) DB2
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) Struts
3 4 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) XSL
3 4 (16.67%) XSLT
3 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) JSF
3 4 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
3 1 (4.17%) BEA
3 1 (4.17%) Capita