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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 824 847 819
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 85 82 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.083% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.086% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 83 74 71
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £25,050 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -11.53%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +39 38 £42,500 +41.66% 3
London +4 24 £44,500 -1.11% 1
East of England -5 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West -12 4 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £25,000 -23.07%
West Midlands -16 3 £37,750 +37.27%
North West +26 1 £45,000 +69.81%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (71.20%) SQL
2 83 (45.11%) Windows
3 80 (43.48%) Linux
4 68 (36.96%) Oracle
5 56 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 45 (24.46%) SharePoint
7 43 (23.37%) Finance
8 41 (22.28%) SQL Server
9 38 (20.65%) ERP
10 36 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
11 33 (17.93%) Java
12 31 (16.85%) CRM
13 28 (15.22%) Hyperion
14 27 (14.67%) XML
15 26 (14.13%) .NET
15 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
16 23 (12.50%) Unix
17 22 (11.96%) ITIL
17 22 (11.96%) Banking
18 21 (11.41%) EDI
19 18 (9.78%) SLA
19 18 (9.78%) SOLIDWORKS
20 17 (9.24%) Baan
20 17 (9.24%) Degree
21 16 (8.70%) Tripwire
21 16 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
21 16 (8.70%) Tomcat
21 16 (8.70%) Concur
22 15 (8.15%) IIS
23 13 (7.07%) CSS

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 45 (24.46%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.15%) IIS
4 12 (6.52%) JBoss
5 9 (4.89%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.80%) Apache
8 4 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.63%) Confluence
10 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.09%) CMS
11 1 (0.54%) SAS
11 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.54%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (9.78%) SOLIDWORKS
2 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.09%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) DNS
2 5 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (2.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (2.17%) Firewall
3 4 (2.17%) Network Security
4 3 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) DHCP
5 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) LAN
6 1 (0.54%) SMS
6 1 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.17%) Informix
7 4 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.09%) Essbase
9 2 (1.09%) MySQL
9 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Banking
3 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.89%) Legal
5 8 (4.35%) Retail
6 7 (3.80%) Arabic Language
6 7 (3.80%) Front Office
6 7 (3.80%) Russian Language
7 5 (2.72%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.63%) French Language
9 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.67%) XML
2 26 (14.13%) .NET
3 21 (11.41%) EDI
4 13 (7.07%) CSS
5 12 (6.52%) Web Services
6 9 (4.89%) HTML
7 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.35%) Middleware
8 5 (2.72%) J2EE
9 4 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.54%) Ajax
10 1 (0.54%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.54%) Velocity
10 1 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.26%) Replication
6 5 (2.72%) Clustering
7 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.63%) Equities
9 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.54%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.54%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (45.11%) Windows
2 80 (43.48%) Linux
3 56 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 23 (12.50%) Unix
5 16 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.80%) Android
7 7 (3.80%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.17%) AIX
8 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.63%) CentOS
9 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.65%) ERP
2 31 (16.85%) CRM
3 22 (11.96%) ITIL
4 12 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (6.52%) Service Delivery
4 12 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (5.98%) Document Management
5 11 (5.98%) Presales
6 8 (4.35%) Case Management
6 8 (4.35%) Product Management
7 7 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (3.80%) Regression Testing
7 7 (3.80%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.26%) Change Management
8 6 (3.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.26%) Speech Recognition
8 6 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.72%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (71.20%) SQL
2 33 (17.93%) Java
3 13 (7.07%) Perl
4 11 (5.98%) C
5 9 (4.89%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.35%) PHP
7 7 (3.80%) C++
7 7 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.26%) C#
9 5 (2.72%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.72%) VB
10 4 (2.17%) VBA
11 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.54%) MCSA
3 1 (0.54%) MCSE
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 68 (36.96%) Oracle
2 28 (15.22%) Hyperion
3 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.24%) Baan
5 16 (8.70%) Concur
5 16 (8.70%) Tripwire
6 11 (5.98%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.80%) Citrix
7 7 (3.80%) iManage
8 6 (3.26%) VMware
9 5 (2.72%) F5
9 5 (2.72%) SAP
10 4 (2.17%) IBM
11 3 (1.63%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (1.09%) Murex
12 2 (1.09%) ReadSoft
13 1 (0.54%) Charles River
13 1 (0.54%) Cisco
13 1 (0.54%) Cognos
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