The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 809 827 783
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 71 86 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.076% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.081% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 60 76 73
Average salary £38,500 £39,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.14% +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £55,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
South East +31 27 £32,000 +2.07% 3
West Midlands 0 10 £39,750 -6.47% 2
London -7 10 £60,000 +26.31% 7
East of England +7 9 £41,750 +1.21%
Yorkshire +4 5 £30,000 -
North West +12 4 £38,250 -10.00% 1
North East -6 3 £32,000 +18.51%
South West -10 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 94 (67.14%) SQL
2 54 (38.57%) Windows
3 48 (34.29%) Java
4 45 (32.14%) Finance
5 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
6 35 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (24.29%) XML
8 27 (19.29%) SLA
9 26 (18.57%) .NET
10 25 (17.86%) C#
11 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
11 24 (17.14%) SharePoint
12 21 (15.00%) ITIL
12 21 (15.00%) Degree
13 20 (14.29%) UNIX
14 19 (13.57%) XSL
14 19 (13.57%) XSLT
15 18 (12.86%) Linux
15 18 (12.86%) Mentoring
16 17 (12.14%) Banking
17 16 (11.43%) WebLogic
17 16 (11.43%) Oracle
17 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (10.71%) JMS
18 15 (10.71%) Computer Science
19 14 (10.00%) Tomcat
20 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
20 13 (9.29%) MS Office
20 13 (9.29%) Visual Studio
20 13 (9.29%) PL/SQL

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 24 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.43%) IIS
5 8 (5.71%) Confluence
5 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.86%) JBoss
9 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.14%) Apache
9 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.14%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.43%) Lync
11 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Agresso
2 4 (2.86%) Infor M3
3 3 (2.14%) Movex
4 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.71%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.71%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) Office 365
2 5 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.57%) DNS
3 11 (7.86%) AMQP
4 9 (6.43%) WebEx
5 5 (3.57%) Network Security
5 5 (3.57%) LAN
5 5 (3.57%) WAN
5 5 (3.57%) DHCP
6 4 (2.86%) LDAP
6 4 (2.86%) Internet
6 4 (2.86%) Firewall
7 1 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.71%) Telnet
7 1 (0.71%) FTP
7 1 (0.71%) SMTP
7 1 (0.71%) SSL
7 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.14%) MySQL
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.43%) QlikView
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) IDOL
10 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.71%) MS Access
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.43%) JIRA
3 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 45 (32.14%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Front Office
4 8 (5.71%) German Language
5 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.86%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.86%) French Language
7 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.14%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.29%) XML
2 26 (18.57%) .NET
3 19 (13.57%) XSL
3 19 (13.57%) XSLT
4 15 (10.71%) JMS
5 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.57%) HTML
7 11 (7.86%) REST
8 9 (6.43%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (5.71%) Middleware
9 8 (5.71%) Spring
9 8 (5.71%) ZeroMQ
10 7 (5.00%) JSF
10 7 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (5.00%) Java EE
10 7 (5.00%) JSP
10 7 (5.00%) Struts
10 7 (5.00%) Web Services
11 4 (2.86%) CSS
11 4 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 7 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.14%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.43%) Equities
7 2 (1.43%) Derivative
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows
2 20 (14.29%) UNIX
3 18 (12.86%) Linux
4 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.14%) CentOS
7 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.14%) HPUX
7 3 (2.14%) Solaris
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.00%) ITIL
2 18 (12.86%) Mentoring
3 12 (8.57%) ERP
4 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.14%) SDLC
5 8 (5.71%) SIEM
5 8 (5.71%) OO
5 8 (5.71%) Service Management
6 7 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (5.00%) Analytics
7 6 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.57%) Information Security
8 5 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.57%) Cyber Security
9 4 (2.86%) Customer Analytics
9 4 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (2.86%) Waterfall
9 4 (2.86%) Document Management
9 4 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 94 (67.14%) SQL
2 48 (34.29%) Java
3 25 (17.86%) C#
4 13 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.43%) VBA
7 8 (5.71%) C++
8 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.29%) C
10 5 (3.57%) Groovy
11 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.14%) Korn
11 3 (2.14%) COBOL
11 3 (2.14%) Perl
11 3 (2.14%) Python
12 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) VB6
13 1 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.14%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) WMI
2 3 (2.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.43%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.43%) Nagios
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 2 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.71%) SCCM
4 1 (0.71%) Netcool
4 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.43%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) VMware
4 8 (5.71%) Bloomberg
5 7 (5.00%) Apple
6 6 (4.29%) IBM
6 6 (4.29%) BEA
7 4 (2.86%) HP
7 4 (2.86%) Citrix
8 3 (2.14%) Lotus
8 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.43%) Sage
9 2 (1.43%) FactSet
9 2 (1.43%) Symantec
9 2 (1.43%) Sophos
9 2 (1.43%) Charles River
9 2 (1.43%) Sophis
9 2 (1.43%) CODA
9 2 (1.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.71%) Unisys
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