The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 1 August 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 808 735 810
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +75
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 87 101 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.100% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 78 79 55
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +31.14%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
London -28 30 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South East -10 19 £31,349 -16.40% 2
East of England -30 11 £41,250 +3.12%
Yorkshire -21 9 £30,750 -5.38%
West Midlands +9 6 £38,500 -14.44% 1
South West -18 5 £42,500 +46.55%
North East - 4 £26,500 -
North West -15 2 £40,250 -7.47%
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 100 (61.73%) SQL
2 76 (46.91%) Windows
3 58 (35.80%) Oracle
4 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
5 46 (28.40%) Linux
6 45 (27.78%) UNIX
7 39 (24.07%) Java
8 37 (22.84%) Finance
9 35 (21.60%) ITIL
10 33 (20.37%) MS Excel
11 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 25 (15.43%) WebSphere
13 23 (14.20%) Banking
14 21 (12.96%) Perl
15 20 (12.35%) Solaris
16 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (11.73%) Windows 7
17 18 (11.11%) Active Directory
17 18 (11.11%) MySQL
17 18 (11.11%) Windows 8
18 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
18 17 (10.49%) Citrix
18 17 (10.49%) Red Hat
18 17 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (10.49%) Legal
19 16 (9.88%) HTML
20 15 (9.26%) .NET
20 15 (9.26%) Tomcat
20 15 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
20 15 (9.26%) DNS

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 25 (15.43%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (8.02%) IIS
5 11 (6.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (6.17%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.94%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (4.32%) Apache
9 5 (3.09%) MS Exchange
10 4 (2.47%) OpenEdge
10 4 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.62%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.62%) GemFire
12 1 (0.62%) Documentum
12 1 (0.62%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.09%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (3.09%) Academy Housing
2 5 (3.09%) arcHouse
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) DNS
2 10 (6.17%) DHCP
3 9 (5.56%) Network Security
4 6 (3.70%) Internet
5 4 (2.47%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (1.23%) LAN
6 2 (1.23%) SMS
6 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.23%) SS7
7 1 (0.62%) M3UA
7 1 (0.62%) SMPP
7 1 (0.62%) TCAP
7 1 (0.62%) SCCP
7 1 (0.62%) INAP
7 1 (0.62%) SAN
7 1 (0.62%) IPv6
7 1 (0.62%) VoIP
7 1 (0.62%) IMAP4
7 1 (0.62%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.11%) MySQL
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.85%) DB2
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.62%) DTS
10 1 (0.62%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.62%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.62%) Subversion
2 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 23 (14.20%) Banking
3 17 (10.49%) Legal
4 9 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.47%) Back Office
7 4 (2.47%) German Language
8 3 (1.85%) Automotive
9 2 (1.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) HTML
2 15 (9.26%) .NET
3 13 (8.02%) J2EE
4 12 (7.41%) Middleware
4 12 (7.41%) XML
5 11 (6.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (6.79%) LAMP
6 10 (6.17%) Web Services
7 9 (5.56%) SOAP
8 6 (3.70%) JSP
9 5 (3.09%) COM
9 5 (3.09%) WPF
10 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.47%) REST
11 3 (1.85%) JMS
11 3 (1.85%) XSL
12 2 (1.23%) Spring
12 2 (1.23%) JSF
12 2 (1.23%) XHTML
12 2 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.56%) Clustering
2 8 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.94%) SWIFT
3 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.09%) Kindle
5 4 (2.47%) NHS
5 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.85%) Photography
6 3 (1.85%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.23%) Open Source
8 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Online Games
8 1 (0.62%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 76 (46.91%) Windows
2 46 (28.40%) Linux
3 45 (27.78%) UNIX
4 20 (12.35%) Solaris
5 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (11.73%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 17 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.60%) ITIL
2 14 (8.64%) ERP
3 9 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (5.56%) Requirements Management
3 9 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (4.94%) Migration
4 8 (4.94%) Data Migration
5 7 (4.32%) CRM
5 7 (4.32%) Performance Management
5 7 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.70%) Document Management
6 6 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.09%) Software Testing
8 4 (2.47%) Workflow
8 4 (2.47%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.47%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.47%) Use Case
8 4 (2.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (61.73%) SQL
2 39 (24.07%) Java
3 21 (12.96%) Perl
4 14 (8.64%) C#
5 9 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.94%) Python
7 7 (4.32%) VBA
7 7 (4.32%) PHP
8 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.09%) C++
8 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.47%) Ruby
10 3 (1.85%) VB
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.62%) C-shell
12 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.64%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.56%) MCSE
5 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.85%) RHCE
6 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.85%) CCNA
6 3 (1.85%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.62%) MCITP
7 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) SLA
2 9 (5.56%) QA
3 5 (3.09%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.85%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.09%) UAG
4 5 (3.09%) XenApp
4 5 (3.09%) XenServer
5 4 (2.47%) NFS
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) Tivoli
1 8 (4.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Oracle
2 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.49%) Citrix
3 17 (10.49%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.79%) IBM
4 11 (6.79%) VMware
5 10 (6.17%) Sun
5 10 (6.17%) SAP
6 7 (4.32%) Sage
6 7 (4.32%) JBoss
6 7 (4.32%) Sybase
7 6 (3.70%) Northgate
7 6 (3.70%) Epicor
8 5 (3.09%) Remedy
8 5 (3.09%) HP
8 5 (3.09%) Civica
8 5 (3.09%) Comino
8 5 (3.09%) Capita
8 5 (3.09%) Orchard
8 5 (3.09%) Sophis
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Plus car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago