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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 802 768 817
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 81 91 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.091% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.096% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 62
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
103237 94545 105384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84342 79126 90809
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 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -28 24 £47,500 +15.15% 1
South East -23 18 £31,349 -21.62% 1
East of England -26 13 £41,250 +3.12%
West Midlands -2 9 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Yorkshire -44 8 £30,000 -7.69%
South West -18 3 £42,500 +46.55%
North East - 3 £26,000 - 1
North West -23 2 £40,250 -26.81%
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 90 (62.50%) SQL
2 66 (45.83%) Windows
3 53 (36.81%) SQL Server
4 50 (34.72%) Oracle
5 37 (25.69%) UNIX
5 37 (25.69%) Linux
6 36 (25.00%) Finance
7 35 (24.31%) ITIL
8 28 (19.44%) Java
9 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
10 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 21 (14.58%) WebSphere
11 19 (13.19%) Banking
11 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (13.19%) Windows 7
11 19 (13.19%) Windows 8
12 18 (12.50%) Perl
12 18 (12.50%) .NET
13 17 (11.81%) Citrix
13 17 (11.81%) Red Hat
14 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
14 16 (11.11%) Legal
15 15 (10.42%) DNS
15 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (9.72%) MySQL
16 14 (9.72%) Solaris
16 14 (9.72%) ERP
16 14 (9.72%) Active Directory
16 14 (9.72%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (9.03%) IIS

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.72%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (9.03%) IIS
4 13 (9.03%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.78%) OpenEdge
9 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.69%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.69%) GemFire
Applications
1 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (4.86%) Academy Housing
1 7 (4.86%) arcHouse
2 5 (3.47%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (3.47%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) DNS
2 10 (6.94%) DHCP
3 9 (6.25%) Network Security
4 6 (4.17%) Internet
5 4 (2.78%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (2.78%) HTTP
6 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.39%) LAN
6 2 (1.39%) SMS
6 2 (1.39%) SS7
7 1 (0.69%) SMPP
7 1 (0.69%) TCAP
7 1 (0.69%) SCCP
7 1 (0.69%) INAP
7 1 (0.69%) SCTP
7 1 (0.69%) M3UA
7 1 (0.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.69%) IMAP4
7 1 (0.69%) POP3
7 1 (0.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) MySQL
3 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.69%) DTS
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.69%) ProClarity
8 1 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.69%) Maven
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 16 (11.11%) Legal
4 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.39%) German Language
7 2 (1.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.50%) .NET
2 12 (8.33%) Middleware
3 11 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (6.94%) HTML
4 10 (6.94%) Web Services
5 9 (6.25%) LAMP
6 8 (5.56%) SOAP
7 7 (4.86%) XML
7 7 (4.86%) J2EE
8 5 (3.47%) COM
9 4 (2.78%) JSP
10 3 (2.08%) JMS
10 3 (2.08%) REST
11 2 (1.39%) WPF
11 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.69%) CSS
12 1 (0.69%) XHTML
12 1 (0.69%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.69%) Spring
12 1 (0.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Clustering
2 8 (5.56%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.47%) Kindle
5 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) IVR
8 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Online Games
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 66 (45.83%) Windows
2 37 (25.69%) UNIX
2 37 (25.69%) Linux
3 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.19%) Windows 7
3 19 (13.19%) Windows 8
4 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.72%) Solaris
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) ITIL
2 14 (9.72%) ERP
3 9 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 9 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (4.86%) CRM
6 6 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.17%) Document Management
6 6 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.47%) Data Migration
7 5 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.47%) Migration
8 4 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (2.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (2.78%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.78%) Change Control
9 3 (2.08%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 90 (62.50%) SQL
2 28 (19.44%) Java
3 18 (12.50%) Perl
4 10 (6.94%) C#
5 9 (6.25%) Python
6 8 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.56%) VBA
7 5 (3.47%) PHP
7 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.47%) C++
8 4 (2.78%) Ruby
9 3 (2.08%) VB
9 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.69%) C-shell
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) MCSE
3 7 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) JNCIA
4 3 (2.08%) CCNA
4 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.08%) RHCE
5 1 (0.69%) MCTS
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) QA
3 5 (3.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.47%) XenApp
4 5 (3.47%) XenServer
5 4 (2.78%) UAG
5 4 (2.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 8 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.69%) Control-M
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (34.72%) Oracle
2 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.81%) Citrix
3 17 (11.81%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.64%) VMware
5 10 (6.94%) IBM
5 10 (6.94%) SAP
6 8 (5.56%) Sun
6 8 (5.56%) Northgate
6 8 (5.56%) Capita
7 7 (4.86%) Orchard
7 7 (4.86%) Civica
7 7 (4.86%) Comino
7 7 (4.86%) Anite
7 7 (4.86%) Sage
8 6 (4.17%) Epicor
9 5 (3.47%) HP
9 5 (3.47%) Remedy
10 4 (2.78%) Redknee
10 4 (2.78%) Cisco
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