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 22 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 785 739 810
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +71
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 85 102 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 76 75 55
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-17.72% +29.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101620 95984 106229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83829 80449 91820
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 22 July 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 22 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
(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 -34 31 £47,500 +18.75% 6
South East -1 17 £31,349 -16.40% 3
East of England -32 11 £41,250 +3.77%
Yorkshire - 9 £30,750 -
West Midlands +15 5 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -17 5 £42,500 +46.55%
North East - 4 £26,500 - 2
North West -10 2 £42,500 -2.29%
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 104 (61.90%) SQL
2 78 (46.43%) Windows
3 60 (35.71%) Oracle
4 59 (35.12%) SQL Server
5 49 (29.17%) Linux
6 46 (27.38%) UNIX
7 40 (23.81%) Java
8 38 (22.62%) Finance
9 34 (20.24%) MS Excel
10 33 (19.64%) ITIL
11 28 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 27 (16.07%) WebSphere
13 25 (14.88%) Banking
14 23 (13.69%) Perl
15 21 (12.50%) Solaris
16 20 (11.90%) Active Directory
17 19 (11.31%) MySQL
17 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (11.31%) Windows 7
18 18 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (10.71%) Legal
18 18 (10.71%) HTML
18 18 (10.71%) Windows 8
19 17 (10.12%) SharePoint
19 17 (10.12%) Citrix
19 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
20 16 (9.52%) Tomcat
20 16 (9.52%) C#
21 15 (8.93%) .NET
21 15 (8.93%) J2EE

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.12%) SharePoint
3 16 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 15 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (8.33%) IIS
6 12 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 11 (6.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (5.36%) Apache
9 8 (4.76%) WebSphere Process Server
10 5 (2.98%) MS Exchange
11 4 (2.38%) OpenEdge
11 4 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.19%) Documentum
12 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.60%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.60%) GemFire
13 1 (0.60%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.98%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (2.98%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.38%) Academy Housing
3 4 (2.38%) arcHouse
4 3 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) DNS
2 10 (5.95%) DHCP
3 9 (5.36%) Network Security
4 8 (4.76%) Internet
5 4 (2.38%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (2.38%) HTTP
6 2 (1.19%) LAN
6 2 (1.19%) SMS
6 2 (1.19%) SS7
6 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) M3UA
7 1 (0.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.60%) IPv6
7 1 (0.60%) SMPP
7 1 (0.60%) TCAP
7 1 (0.60%) SCCP
7 1 (0.60%) INAP
7 1 (0.60%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
7 1 (0.60%) IMAP4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.31%) MySQL
3 12 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.79%) DB2
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.60%) DTS
10 1 (0.60%) ProClarity
10 1 (0.60%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 38 (22.62%) Finance
2 25 (14.88%) Banking
3 18 (10.71%) Legal
4 11 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.98%) German Language
6 5 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.98%) Back Office
7 3 (1.79%) Automotive
8 2 (1.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.71%) HTML
2 15 (8.93%) .NET
2 15 (8.93%) J2EE
2 15 (8.93%) XML
3 12 (7.14%) LAMP
3 12 (7.14%) Middleware
4 11 (6.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (5.95%) Web Services
6 9 (5.36%) SOAP
7 7 (4.17%) JSP
7 7 (4.17%) WPF
8 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.98%) COM
10 4 (2.38%) XSL
10 4 (2.38%) REST
11 3 (1.79%) JMS
12 2 (1.19%) WinForms
12 2 (1.19%) Spring
12 2 (1.19%) JSF
12 2 (1.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Clustering
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.76%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.98%) Kindle
4 5 (2.98%) NHS
5 4 (2.38%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.38%) Photography
5 4 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.19%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Online Games
8 1 (0.60%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 78 (46.43%) Windows
2 49 (29.17%) Linux
3 46 (27.38%) UNIX
4 21 (12.50%) Solaris
5 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (11.31%) Windows 7
6 18 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) ITIL
2 15 (8.93%) ERP
3 10 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (5.36%) Performance Management
4 9 (5.36%) Data Migration
4 9 (5.36%) Requirements Management
4 9 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (5.36%) Migration
5 8 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.76%) CRM
6 6 (3.57%) Document Management
6 6 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 6 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (2.98%) Software Testing
7 5 (2.98%) Use Case
7 5 (2.98%) Workflow
8 4 (2.38%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (2.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (61.90%) SQL
2 40 (23.81%) Java
3 23 (13.69%) Perl
4 16 (9.52%) C#
5 10 (5.95%) PL/SQL
5 10 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.17%) Python
6 7 (4.17%) VBA
6 7 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.57%) PHP
8 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.38%) Ruby
9 4 (2.38%) VB
10 2 (1.19%) VB6
10 2 (1.19%) C++
10 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.19%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) C-shell
11 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.33%) Degree
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.36%) MCSE
4 8 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.79%) RHCE
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.79%) CCNA
6 3 (1.79%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.60%) MCITP
7 1 (0.60%) MCTS
7 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) SLA
2 10 (5.95%) QA
3 5 (2.98%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.36%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.98%) UAG
4 5 (2.98%) XenApp
4 5 (2.98%) XenServer
5 4 (2.38%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 8 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (35.71%) Oracle
2 28 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.12%) Citrix
3 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.55%) Sun
4 11 (6.55%) IBM
4 11 (6.55%) VMware
5 10 (5.95%) SAP
6 9 (5.36%) JBoss
7 8 (4.76%) Sybase
8 7 (4.17%) Sage
8 7 (4.17%) Sophis
9 6 (3.57%) Epicor
10 5 (2.98%) HP
10 5 (2.98%) Remedy
10 5 (2.98%) Northgate
11 4 (2.38%) Anite
11 4 (2.38%) Redknee
11 4 (2.38%) Civica
11 4 (2.38%) Comino
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Posted: 22 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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