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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 805 745 796
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 70 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.092% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.098% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 68
Average salary £38,750 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,700 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +31.14%
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
100589 93867 105830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.35% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82193 78735 91049
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
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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 -26 20 £47,500 +8.57% 5
South East -28 16 £35,500 -16.47% 1
West Midlands +7 15 £35,500 -12.88%
East of England -25 8 £34,000 -17.07%
Yorkshire -26 7 £30,750 -5.38% 1
North East - 3 £26,000 -
North West -33 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Applications Support Specialist
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Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 105 (70.00%) SQL
2 72 (48.00%) Windows
3 53 (35.33%) Oracle
4 52 (34.67%) SQL Server
5 47 (31.33%) ITIL
6 42 (28.00%) Linux
6 42 (28.00%) Finance
7 38 (25.33%) UNIX
8 27 (18.00%) Banking
9 26 (17.33%) WebSphere
10 24 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 21 (14.00%) Java
11 21 (14.00%) Red Hat
12 20 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 19 (12.67%) Middleware
13 19 (12.67%) .NET
13 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (12.67%) Windows 7
13 19 (12.67%) Windows 8
14 17 (11.33%) Oracle Database
14 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (10.00%) SharePoint
16 14 (9.33%) Active Directory
16 14 (9.33%) Citrix
16 14 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (9.33%) Legal
17 13 (8.67%) SLA
17 13 (8.67%) WebSphere MQ
17 13 (8.67%) ERP

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 26 (17.33%) WebSphere
2 20 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.00%) IIS
4 12 (8.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (7.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (7.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.00%) OpenEdge
7 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.33%) Apache
8 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.67%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Academy Housing
1 7 (4.67%) arcHouse
2 5 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (3.33%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) DNS
2 9 (6.00%) Network Security
2 9 (6.00%) DHCP
3 3 (2.00%) HTTP
3 3 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.33%) LAN
4 2 (1.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) SMPP
5 1 (0.67%) TCAP
5 1 (0.67%) SCCP
5 1 (0.67%) INAP
5 1 (0.67%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.67%) SCTP
5 1 (0.67%) M3UA
5 1 (0.67%) IPv6
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.00%) MySQL
4 11 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.33%) DB2
9 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.67%) ProClarity
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.67%) Maven
1 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (28.00%) Finance
2 27 (18.00%) Banking
3 14 (9.33%) Legal
4 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Front Office
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.67%) .NET
1 19 (12.67%) Middleware
2 13 (8.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (6.67%) Web Services
4 9 (6.00%) LAMP
5 8 (5.33%) HTML
6 5 (3.33%) XML
6 5 (3.33%) COM
6 5 (3.33%) SOAP
7 3 (2.00%) REST
7 3 (2.00%) J2EE
8 2 (1.33%) JSP
8 2 (1.33%) JMS
9 1 (0.67%) XHTML
9 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.67%) CSS
9 1 (0.67%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.67%) Spring
9 1 (0.67%) JSF
9 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) SWIFT
2 9 (6.00%) Clustering
3 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.33%) Kindle
5 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.00%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.33%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Online Games
8 1 (0.67%) DataPower
8 1 (0.67%) Open Source
8 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.67%) EPoS
8 1 (0.67%) IVR
8 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.00%) Windows
2 42 (28.00%) Linux
3 38 (25.33%) UNIX
4 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.67%) Windows 7
4 19 (12.67%) Windows 8
5 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.33%) Solaris
9 3 (2.00%) AIX
9 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.33%) ITIL
2 14 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.67%) ERP
4 12 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (6.00%) Requirements Management
5 9 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (5.33%) Service Management
6 8 (5.33%) Change Management
7 6 (4.00%) CRM
7 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.33%) Change Control
8 5 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.33%) Migration
8 5 (3.33%) Document Management
8 5 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (70.00%) SQL
2 21 (14.00%) Java
3 11 (7.33%) Perl
4 10 (6.67%) Python
5 9 (6.00%) C#
6 8 (5.33%) VBA
7 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.33%) C++
9 4 (2.67%) PHP
10 3 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.00%) VB
10 3 (2.00%) Ruby
10 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Korn
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.67%) C-shell
12 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.67%) Degree
3 9 (6.00%) MCSE
4 8 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 7 (4.67%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.33%) XenApp
4 5 (3.33%) XenServer
5 3 (2.00%) UAG
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) Tivoli
2 9 (6.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.67%) Control-M
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (35.33%) Oracle
2 21 (14.00%) Red Hat
3 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.33%) Citrix
5 11 (7.33%) IBM
5 11 (7.33%) VMware
6 9 (6.00%) SAP
7 8 (5.33%) Capita
7 8 (5.33%) Northgate
8 7 (4.67%) Civica
8 7 (4.67%) Comino
8 7 (4.67%) Orchard
8 7 (4.67%) Sage
8 7 (4.67%) Epicor
8 7 (4.67%) Anite
9 6 (4.00%) Remedy
10 5 (3.33%) HP
11 4 (2.67%) Cognos
11 4 (2.67%) Sybase
11 4 (2.67%) Sun
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