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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 258 230 289
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.17% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 1
Average salary £40,750 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.55% -0.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £41,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-13.41% +34.42%
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
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 19 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 19 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 5 £34,000 -27.65%
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 19 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 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) OpenEdge
6 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) IBM
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (26.32%) Change Control
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
10 3 (15.79%) ERP
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
11 2 (10.53%) Solaris
11 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (10.53%) J2EE
11 2 (10.53%) Perl
11 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
11 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (36.84%) OpenEdge
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
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 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) 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 7 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Capita