The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 260 226 265
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 11 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.36% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.38% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 8
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,400 £35,998
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-17.72% +29.50%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7631 7312 8121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.61% 94.67% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6276 6918
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support Specialist
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -29 5 £34,000 -19.04%
Bedfordshire -12 3 £41,250 +4.43%
Essex - 3 £45,000 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) Solaris
5 8 (42.11%) Perl
5 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
5 8 (42.11%) J2EE
5 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
5 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (42.11%) Sun
5 8 (42.11%) QA
5 8 (42.11%) Performance Management
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (21.05%) OpenEdge
9 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 3 (15.79%) Change Control
10 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
10 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (21.05%) OpenEdge
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) IBM