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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 797 785 816
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 69 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.090% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.096% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 62 83 40
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 March 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 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
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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 -12 24 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East of England +28 21 £42,500 -5.55% 3
South East -13 10 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Yorkshire 0 7 £26,750 +27.38% 2
West Midlands -27 3 £26,000 -48.00%
North West - 2 £18,000 -
South West -21 1 £37,500 -14.28% 1
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (59.87%) SQL
2 56 (35.67%) Finance
3 53 (33.76%) Java
4 47 (29.94%) Windows
5 39 (24.84%) XML
6 38 (24.20%) Oracle
7 36 (22.93%) SQL Server
8 35 (22.29%) ITIL
9 34 (21.66%) UNIX
10 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
10 30 (19.11%) Banking
11 29 (18.47%) SLA
12 27 (17.20%) XSL
12 27 (17.20%) XSLT
13 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
14 23 (14.65%) PL/SQL
15 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (13.38%) Degree
16 21 (13.38%) C#
16 21 (13.38%) JMS
17 20 (12.74%) .NET
17 20 (12.74%) Mentoring
18 19 (12.10%) Tomcat
19 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
20 17 (10.83%) AMQP
20 17 (10.83%) REST
21 15 (9.55%) Linux
21 15 (9.55%) WebLogic
22 14 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
23 13 (8.28%) ASP.NET

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (12.10%) Tomcat
2 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.55%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.01%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (5.10%) OpenEdge
6 7 (4.46%) Confluence
7 6 (3.82%) IIS
7 6 (3.82%) MS Exchange
8 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.91%) Lync
9 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.91%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.27%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.27%) CMS
10 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) Stata
3 2 (1.27%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Agresso
2 5 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.64%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.64%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) SaaS
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.83%) AMQP
2 6 (3.82%) Internet
3 4 (2.55%) LAN
3 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.91%) DNS
5 2 (1.27%) SSL
5 2 (1.27%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.64%) SSH
6 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.64%) FTP
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.37%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.55%) QlikView
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.91%) MS Access
8 3 (1.91%) DB2
9 2 (1.27%) MySQL
9 2 (1.27%) Essbase
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.64%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.46%) JIRA
3 6 (3.82%) Subversion
4 2 (1.27%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (35.67%) Finance
2 30 (19.11%) Banking
3 12 (7.64%) Front Office
4 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.91%) German Language
6 3 (1.91%) Automotive
6 3 (1.91%) Law
6 3 (1.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.84%) XML
2 27 (17.20%) XSL
2 27 (17.20%) XSLT
3 21 (13.38%) JMS
4 20 (12.74%) .NET
5 17 (10.83%) REST
6 13 (8.28%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.01%) HTML
8 10 (6.37%) Spring
9 9 (5.73%) JSF
9 9 (5.73%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.73%) Java EE
9 9 (5.73%) JSP
9 9 (5.73%) Struts
10 5 (3.18%) Web Services
10 5 (3.18%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (3.18%) Middleware
11 4 (2.55%) CSS
11 4 (2.55%) J2EE
12 3 (1.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.18%) SWIFT
4 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.91%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.91%) Derivative
5 3 (1.91%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.27%) Statistics
6 2 (1.27%) Equities
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Equity Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.94%) Windows
2 34 (21.66%) UNIX
3 15 (9.55%) Linux
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.46%) Solaris
6 6 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.55%) CentOS
7 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.91%) HPUX
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) ITIL
2 20 (12.74%) Mentoring
3 12 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (7.01%) CRM
5 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (4.46%) Software Testing
5 7 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.18%) Asset Management
6 5 (3.18%) Change Management
6 5 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.55%) Project Management
7 4 (2.55%) ERP
7 4 (2.55%) OO
7 4 (2.55%) SOA
7 4 (2.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.55%) Integration Testing
7 4 (2.55%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (59.87%) SQL
2 53 (33.76%) Java
3 23 (14.65%) PL/SQL
4 21 (13.38%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) C++
5 9 (5.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.73%) VBA
6 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.10%) C
7 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.18%) Groovy
7 5 (3.18%) Korn
8 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.55%) Perl
9 3 (1.91%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.27%) Erlang
10 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.64%) VB6
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (13.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.27%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.27%) RHCE
4 2 (1.27%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (0.64%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.91%) vSphere
5 2 (1.27%) KVM
5 2 (1.27%) XenApp
5 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) SCCM
1 3 (1.91%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.27%) Netcool
2 2 (1.27%) Nagios
2 2 (1.27%) SCOM
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (24.20%) Oracle
2 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.01%) IBM
4 10 (6.37%) Citrix
4 10 (6.37%) VMware
5 8 (5.10%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.46%) Apple
7 6 (3.82%) BEA
7 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.18%) Charles River
9 4 (2.55%) Sophis
9 4 (2.55%) Redknee
9 4 (2.55%) Symantec
9 4 (2.55%) HP
9 4 (2.55%) FactSet
10 3 (1.91%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.91%) SAP
10 3 (1.91%) CODA
10 3 (1.91%) Sage
11 2 (1.27%) Sophos
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