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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 771 753 801
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 69 101 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.11% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 66 83 43
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,447 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 £65,000 £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 6 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 6 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 -4 26 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England +21 19 £45,000 - 3
South East -30 10 £36,250 +6.61%
Yorkshire -7 4 £34,947 +66.41%
South West -23 4 £35,000 -26.31%
West Midlands -27 2 £26,000 -48.00% 1
North West - 2 £18,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 1 £34,500 -13.20%
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 98 (61.64%) SQL
2 56 (35.22%) Finance
3 49 (30.82%) Java
4 48 (30.19%) Windows
5 46 (28.93%) Oracle
6 40 (25.16%) UNIX
6 40 (25.16%) ITIL
7 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
8 33 (20.75%) XML
9 31 (19.50%) Banking
10 28 (17.61%) SLA
11 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
12 24 (15.09%) XSL
12 24 (15.09%) XSLT
12 24 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (14.47%) Degree
14 22 (13.84%) PL/SQL
15 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
16 20 (12.58%) Linux
17 18 (11.32%) JMS
17 18 (11.32%) WebSphere
18 17 (10.69%) Tomcat
18 17 (10.69%) Mentoring
19 16 (10.06%) .NET
20 14 (8.81%) C#
20 14 (8.81%) SharePoint
20 14 (8.81%) AMQP
20 14 (8.81%) REST
21 13 (8.18%) Oracle Database
21 13 (8.18%) WebLogic

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 18 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.69%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.81%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.18%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.92%) OpenEdge
5 11 (6.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.77%) IIS
6 6 (3.77%) Confluence
7 5 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.26%) CMS
9 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.26%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.63%) Lync
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) Stata
3 2 (1.26%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Agresso
2 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.63%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.63%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) SaaS
2 3 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) AMQP
2 4 (2.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.26%) Firewall
3 2 (1.26%) LAN
3 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.63%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.18%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.52%) MS Access
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.52%) QlikView
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.89%) DB2
8 2 (1.26%) MySQL
8 2 (1.26%) Essbase
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.63%) IDOL
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.77%) JIRA
3 4 (2.52%) Subversion
4 2 (1.26%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (35.22%) Finance
2 31 (19.50%) Banking
3 11 (6.92%) Front Office
4 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.89%) Automotive
6 3 (1.89%) Law
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.75%) XML
2 24 (15.09%) XSL
2 24 (15.09%) XSLT
3 18 (11.32%) JMS
4 16 (10.06%) .NET
5 14 (8.81%) REST
6 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.29%) Spring
7 9 (5.66%) JSF
7 9 (5.66%) Middleware
7 9 (5.66%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.66%) Java EE
7 9 (5.66%) HTML
7 9 (5.66%) JSP
7 9 (5.66%) Struts
8 5 (3.14%) Web Services
9 4 (2.52%) J2EE
10 3 (1.89%) CSS
10 3 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.40%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.26%) Equities
6 2 (1.26%) Derivative
6 2 (1.26%) Statistics
7 1 (0.63%) Equity Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.19%) Windows
2 40 (25.16%) UNIX
3 20 (12.58%) Linux
4 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.40%) Solaris
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.52%) CentOS
8 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.89%) HPUX
9 2 (1.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 17 (10.69%) Mentoring
3 11 (6.92%) CRM
4 10 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.03%) Change Management
7 7 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.40%) Service Management
8 6 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.77%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.14%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.52%) SOA
10 4 (2.52%) Project Management
10 4 (2.52%) OpenUP
10 4 (2.52%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 98 (61.64%) SQL
2 49 (30.82%) Java
3 22 (13.84%) PL/SQL
4 14 (8.81%) C#
5 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.77%) C++
7 6 (3.77%) C
7 6 (3.77%) VBA
8 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.14%) Korn
9 4 (2.52%) Python
9 4 (2.52%) Perl
10 3 (1.89%) Groovy
11 2 (1.26%) Erlang
11 2 (1.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.26%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
12 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (14.47%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) VCP4
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.26%) RHCE
4 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.26%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.26%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) vSphere
3 2 (1.26%) KVM
3 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) XenApp
3 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.89%) SCCM
1 3 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.26%) Puppet
2 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.26%) Netcool
2 2 (1.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (28.93%) Oracle
2 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.55%) IBM
4 10 (6.29%) Citrix
5 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.40%) VMware
7 6 (3.77%) Apple
8 5 (3.14%) Bloomberg
8 5 (3.14%) Charles River
9 4 (2.52%) Sophis
9 4 (2.52%) Redknee
9 4 (2.52%) BEA
9 4 (2.52%) SAP
9 4 (2.52%) FactSet
10 3 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.89%) Sage
10 3 (1.89%) CODA
11 2 (1.26%) HP
11 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.26%) Cognos
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