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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 783 826 770
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 71 63 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.057% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.061% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 58
Average salary £38,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,300 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +31 16 £56,250 +12.50%
South East +6 16 £32,000 -9.42% 4
East of England +25 15 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +12 8 £22,375 -25.41%
West Midlands -2 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
North West +3 4 £38,250 -10.00%
South West -11 3 £40,000 +6.66%
North East 0 2 £32,000 +18.51%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 89 (63.12%) SQL
2 56 (39.72%) Finance
3 53 (37.59%) Java
4 44 (31.21%) Windows
5 41 (29.08%) XML
6 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
7 27 (19.15%) UNIX
7 27 (19.15%) SLA
7 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.73%) .NET
9 24 (17.02%) C#
9 24 (17.02%) XSL
9 24 (17.02%) XSLT
9 24 (17.02%) SharePoint
9 24 (17.02%) Banking
10 21 (14.89%) ITIL
10 21 (14.89%) Oracle
11 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
11 20 (14.18%) JMS
12 18 (12.77%) PL/SQL
12 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
13 17 (12.06%) Tomcat
13 17 (12.06%) Degree
14 16 (11.35%) AMQP
14 16 (11.35%) REST
15 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (10.64%) WebLogic
16 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
16 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET
16 13 (9.22%) Front Office

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.06%) Tomcat
3 15 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.67%) IIS
4 8 (5.67%) Confluence
5 7 (4.96%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.13%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.42%) Apache
8 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.42%) Lync
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Agresso
2 3 (2.13%) Movex
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.13%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.71%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.71%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.71%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Office 365
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.35%) AMQP
2 5 (3.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.13%) DNS
4 3 (2.13%) LAN
4 3 (2.13%) WAN
5 2 (1.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.42%) SSL
5 2 (1.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.71%) SSH
6 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) Telnet
6 1 (0.71%) FTP
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.13%) MySQL
7 2 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.71%) IDOL
8 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.67%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.84%) Subversion
4 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (39.72%) Finance
2 24 (17.02%) Banking
3 13 (9.22%) Front Office
4 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.84%) German Language
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.13%) Automotive
6 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.08%) XML
2 25 (17.73%) .NET
3 24 (17.02%) XSL
3 24 (17.02%) XSLT
4 20 (14.18%) JMS
5 16 (11.35%) REST
6 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.80%) HTML
8 8 (5.67%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (5.67%) Spring
9 7 (4.96%) JSF
9 7 (4.96%) Java EE
9 7 (4.96%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.96%) Middleware
9 7 (4.96%) JSP
9 7 (4.96%) Struts
9 7 (4.96%) Web Services
10 4 (2.84%) J2EE
10 4 (2.84%) CSS
11 3 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.96%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.84%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.13%) Derivative
6 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.42%) Equities
8 1 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.71%) Open Source
8 1 (0.71%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.21%) Windows
2 27 (19.15%) UNIX
3 10 (7.09%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.13%) HPUX
6 3 (2.13%) Solaris
7 2 (1.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.89%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 10 (7.09%) ERP
4 8 (5.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (4.96%) Service Management
6 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.55%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.55%) CRM
8 4 (2.84%) SOA
8 4 (2.84%) OO
8 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.84%) Document Management
8 4 (2.84%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (2.84%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.13%) ITSM
9 3 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 89 (63.12%) SQL
2 53 (37.59%) Java
3 24 (17.02%) C#
4 18 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.09%) VBA
6 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.96%) C++
8 6 (4.26%) C
8 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.26%) Korn
9 5 (3.55%) Groovy
10 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.13%) COBOL
12 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) XPath
13 1 (0.71%) Perl
13 1 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.15%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) vSphere
4 2 (1.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (2.13%) SCCM
1 3 (2.13%) Nagios
2 2 (1.42%) Netcool
2 2 (1.42%) SCOM
2 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.89%) Oracle
3 10 (7.09%) Bloomberg
4 8 (5.67%) Apple
5 6 (4.26%) IBM
5 6 (4.26%) BEA
5 6 (4.26%) VMware
6 4 (2.84%) Charles River
6 4 (2.84%) Symantec
6 4 (2.84%) HP
7 3 (2.13%) FactSet
7 3 (2.13%) Sophis
7 3 (2.13%) Sage
7 3 (2.13%) Lotus
7 3 (2.13%) CODA
7 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
8 2 (1.42%) Sophos
8 2 (1.42%) Citrix
9 1 (0.71%) ION Trading
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