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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 240 248 268
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 4
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
7056 6836 7881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 95.80% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5690 5581 6798
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
Bedfordshire - 13 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £28,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) Oracle
3 25 (58.14%) Java
4 22 (51.16%) Finance
5 21 (48.84%) XML
6 20 (46.51%) XSL
6 20 (46.51%) XSLT
6 20 (46.51%) PL/SQL
7 19 (44.19%) Windows
8 17 (39.53%) ITIL
9 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
9 15 (34.88%) JMS
9 15 (34.88%) SLA
10 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (27.91%) AMQP
11 12 (27.91%) REST
11 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
11 12 (27.91%) Degree
11 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
11 12 (27.91%) IBM
11 12 (27.91%) OpenEdge
11 12 (27.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
11 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (18.60%) Java EE
13 8 (18.60%) Spring
13 8 (18.60%) JSF

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (27.91%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
1 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
1 12 (27.91%) OpenEdge
2 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Agresso
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) AMQP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) XML
2 20 (46.51%) XSL
2 20 (46.51%) XSLT
3 15 (34.88%) JMS
4 12 (27.91%) REST
5 8 (18.60%) JSP
5 8 (18.60%) Struts
5 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.60%) Spring
5 8 (18.60%) JSF
5 8 (18.60%) Java EE
6 4 (9.30%) HTML
7 3 (6.98%) J2EE
7 3 (6.98%) CSS
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) CSS3
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
8 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) HPUX
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (6.98%) OO
4 3 (6.98%) SOA
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.98%) MVC
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 25 (58.14%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Erlang
4 2 (4.65%) Groovy
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) BEA
3 3 (6.98%) CODA
3 3 (6.98%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) HP