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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 819 812 751
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -61
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 61 87 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.080% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 78 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
South East +18 18 £37,500 +19.62% 1
West Midlands -6 15 £41,500 +7.79%
London +9 14 £63,750 +34.21% 2
East of England +3 10 £38,500 -6.66%
East Midlands +3 2 £35,000 +55.55%
Yorkshire -13 1 £56,500 +83.73%
North East -13 1 £32,000 +20.75%
Applications Support Specialist
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Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 100 (70.92%) SQL
2 53 (37.59%) Windows
3 44 (31.21%) Java
4 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
6 34 (24.11%) Finance
7 31 (21.99%) XML
8 28 (19.86%) C#
8 28 (19.86%) Linux
9 27 (19.15%) MS Excel
9 27 (19.15%) .NET
10 24 (17.02%) SharePoint
10 24 (17.02%) UNIX
10 24 (17.02%) Degree
11 23 (16.31%) SLA
12 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (12.77%) ITIL
14 17 (12.06%) Computer Science
15 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
15 16 (11.35%) Oracle
16 15 (10.64%) ERP
16 15 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (9.93%) Banking
17 14 (9.93%) WebLogic
17 14 (9.93%) XSL
17 14 (9.93%) XSLT
17 14 (9.93%) HTML
17 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (9.22%) Front Office

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (9.93%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.09%) IIS
5 8 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.26%) Confluence
7 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.84%) JBoss
9 3 (2.13%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.13%) Apache
9 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.13%) Drupal
10 2 (1.42%) Lync
11 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.42%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Infor M3
2 4 (2.84%) Agresso
3 3 (2.13%) Movex
3 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Office 365
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 12 (8.51%) DNS
2 9 (6.38%) WebEx
3 8 (5.67%) AMQP
4 5 (3.55%) Network Security
4 5 (3.55%) LAN
4 5 (3.55%) WAN
4 5 (3.55%) DHCP
5 4 (2.84%) LDAP
6 3 (2.13%) Firewall
6 3 (2.13%) Internet
7 2 (1.42%) SMTP
8 1 (0.71%) FTP
8 1 (0.71%) Telnet
8 1 (0.71%) SSL
8 1 (0.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.26%) MySQL
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.13%) QlikView
9 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.71%) IDOL
10 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.96%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Banking
3 13 (9.22%) Front Office
4 8 (5.67%) German Language
5 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.84%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.84%) French Language
8 3 (2.13%) Automotive
9 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Law
10 1 (0.71%) Legal
10 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.99%) XML
2 27 (19.15%) .NET
3 14 (9.93%) XSL
3 14 (9.93%) XSLT
3 14 (9.93%) HTML
4 13 (9.22%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (8.51%) Middleware
5 12 (8.51%) JMS
6 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.67%) REST
7 8 (5.67%) ZeroMQ
8 7 (4.96%) J2EE
8 7 (4.96%) CSS
9 6 (4.26%) JSP
9 6 (4.26%) Struts
9 6 (4.26%) Web Services
9 6 (4.26%) Java EE
9 6 (4.26%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.26%) Spring
9 6 (4.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.06%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.96%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.96%) Equities
5 6 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.13%) Replication
7 3 (2.13%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.42%) Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.59%) Windows
2 28 (19.86%) Linux
3 24 (17.02%) UNIX
4 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.13%) CentOS
6 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.13%) HPUX
6 3 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.77%) ITIL
2 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
3 15 (10.64%) ERP
4 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.22%) OO
6 8 (5.67%) BCP
6 8 (5.67%) Service Management
6 8 (5.67%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (5.67%) SIEM
7 7 (4.96%) SDLC
7 7 (4.96%) Analytics
8 6 (4.26%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.26%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.55%) Information Security
9 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.55%) Cyber Security
10 4 (2.84%) Customer Analytics
10 4 (2.84%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 100 (70.92%) SQL
2 44 (31.21%) Java
3 28 (19.86%) C#
4 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.51%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.38%) Perl
7 8 (5.67%) C++
7 8 (5.67%) Python
8 7 (4.96%) VBA
9 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.26%) C
10 5 (3.55%) Groovy
11 4 (2.84%) PHP
12 3 (2.13%) COBOL
12 3 (2.13%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.42%) Korn
14 1 (0.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.71%) VB
14 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.13%) MCSE
6 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.84%) vSphere
5 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.84%) WMI
3 2 (1.42%) SCOM
3 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.71%) SCCM
4 1 (0.71%) Netcool
4 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) Oracle
3 13 (9.22%) VMware
4 6 (4.26%) IBM
4 6 (4.26%) Bloomberg
5 5 (3.55%) BEA
6 4 (2.84%) HP
6 4 (2.84%) Citrix
6 4 (2.84%) Apple
7 3 (2.13%) Lotus
7 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.42%) Infor
8 2 (1.42%) Epicor
8 2 (1.42%) Symantec
8 2 (1.42%) Sophos
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) Unisys
9 1 (0.71%) BMC
9 1 (0.71%) Informatica
9 1 (0.71%) OpenLink
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