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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 822 812 764
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 62 76 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.071% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.075% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 55 74 71
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 £30,400 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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
London +8 17 £50,500 +6.31% 2
South East +12 16 £37,500 +19.04% 3
East of England -2 10 £38,500 -6.66%
West Midlands -4 10 £50,000 +81.81%
South West -20 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Yorkshire +4 2 £43,750 +42.27%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East -8 1 £32,000 +23.07%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 99 (72.79%) SQL
2 49 (36.03%) Windows
3 41 (30.15%) SQL Server
3 41 (30.15%) Microsoft
4 38 (27.94%) Java
5 36 (26.47%) Finance
6 29 (21.32%) Linux
7 28 (20.59%) XML
8 27 (19.85%) SharePoint
9 26 (19.12%) .NET
10 25 (18.38%) C#
11 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 24 (17.65%) SLA
11 24 (17.65%) Degree
12 19 (13.97%) ITIL
12 19 (13.97%) UNIX
13 17 (12.50%) ERP
13 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (12.50%) Mentoring
14 16 (11.76%) Computer Science
14 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (10.29%) Front Office
15 14 (10.29%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (9.56%) VMware
16 13 (9.56%) Middleware
16 13 (9.56%) XSL
16 13 (9.56%) XSLT
16 13 (9.56%) Oracle

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (19.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.62%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.88%) IIS
4 8 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.68%) Confluence
5 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.94%) JBoss
6 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.21%) Drupal
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.21%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.21%) Apache
7 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) InDesign
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Infor M3
2 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.21%) Agresso
3 3 (2.21%) Movex
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.74%) Endur
4 1 (0.74%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) DNS
2 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.62%) WebEx
4 8 (5.88%) AMQP
5 5 (3.68%) Network Security
5 5 (3.68%) LAN
5 5 (3.68%) WAN
5 5 (3.68%) DHCP
6 4 (2.94%) LDAP
7 2 (1.47%) SMTP
7 2 (1.47%) Internet
7 2 (1.47%) Firewall
8 1 (0.74%) VPN
8 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.68%) MySQL
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.21%) QlikView
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 4 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (26.47%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Front Office
3 11 (8.09%) Banking
4 8 (5.88%) German Language
4 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.94%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.94%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) XML
2 26 (19.12%) .NET
3 14 (10.29%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (9.56%) Middleware
4 13 (9.56%) XSL
4 13 (9.56%) XSLT
5 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.62%) JMS
7 8 (5.88%) REST
7 8 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
8 7 (5.15%) HTML
9 5 (3.68%) JSP
9 5 (3.68%) Struts
9 5 (3.68%) Java EE
9 5 (3.68%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.68%) Spring
9 5 (3.68%) JSF
10 4 (2.94%) Rendezvous
10 4 (2.94%) CSS
11 3 (2.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.15%) Hedge funds
3 7 (5.15%) Equities
4 6 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.21%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.74%) Derivative
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.03%) Windows
2 29 (21.32%) Linux
3 19 (13.97%) UNIX
4 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.21%) CentOS
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.97%) ITIL
2 17 (12.50%) ERP
2 17 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.35%) OO
5 9 (6.62%) BCP
5 9 (6.62%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (5.88%) SIEM
6 8 (5.88%) Service Management
7 7 (5.15%) Business Continuity
7 7 (5.15%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (4.41%) SDLC
8 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.41%) Analytics
8 6 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.41%) CRM
9 5 (3.68%) Information Security
9 5 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.68%) Cyber Security
10 4 (2.94%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (72.79%) SQL
2 38 (27.94%) Java
3 25 (18.38%) C#
4 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.62%) Perl
6 8 (5.88%) C++
6 8 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.88%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) VBA
7 6 (4.41%) C
8 5 (3.68%) Groovy
9 4 (2.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.21%) COBOL
10 3 (2.21%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.94%) WMI
3 2 (1.47%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.74%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.74%) Netcool
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (30.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Oracle
2 13 (9.56%) VMware
3 6 (4.41%) Bloomberg
4 5 (3.68%) IBM
4 5 (3.68%) BEA
5 4 (2.94%) Citrix
6 3 (2.21%) Lotus
6 3 (2.21%) Apple
6 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.21%) Infor
7 2 (1.47%) Symantec
7 2 (1.47%) Sophos
7 2 (1.47%) Epicor
7 2 (1.47%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) SAP
8 1 (0.74%) BMC
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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