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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 752 771 803
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 79 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.073% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.077% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 41
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,780 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £26,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -16 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +3 17 £45,000 -
South East -28 16 £30,000 -23.07%
Yorkshire 0 13 £37,394 +13.31%
West Midlands -23 5 £27,850 -44.30% 1
South West -7 4 £35,000 -22.22%
East Midlands +20 3 £34,500 -11.53%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 106 (64.63%) SQL
2 57 (34.76%) ITIL
3 55 (33.54%) Finance
4 54 (32.93%) Windows
5 49 (29.88%) Oracle
6 43 (26.22%) UNIX
7 41 (25.00%) Java
8 39 (23.78%) SQL Server
9 34 (20.73%) Banking
10 26 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (15.85%) SLA
11 25 (15.24%) XML
12 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 23 (14.02%) Linux
13 23 (14.02%) .NET
13 23 (14.02%) Degree
14 22 (13.41%) WebSphere
15 20 (12.20%) XSL
15 20 (12.20%) XSLT
16 19 (11.59%) PL/SQL
17 17 (10.37%) Oracle Database
18 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
19 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
19 15 (9.15%) C#
20 14 (8.54%) Change Management
20 14 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 14 (8.54%) Mentoring
21 13 (7.93%) Red Hat
21 13 (7.93%) Middleware
21 13 (7.93%) WebSphere Application Server

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (13.41%) WebSphere
2 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (7.93%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.32%) OpenEdge
5 10 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (4.27%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.05%) Confluence
7 5 (3.05%) IIS
8 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.22%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.22%) CMS
10 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) Stata
3 2 (1.22%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Agresso
2 3 (1.83%) Academy Housing
2 3 (1.83%) arcHouse
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.61%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) AMQP
2 4 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.37%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.44%) QlikView
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.83%) MS Access
7 3 (1.83%) DB2
8 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.22%) Essbase
8 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.05%) JIRA
3 4 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (33.54%) Finance
2 34 (20.73%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Front Office
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.24%) XML
2 23 (14.02%) .NET
3 20 (12.20%) XSL
3 20 (12.20%) XSLT
4 13 (7.93%) Middleware
5 11 (6.71%) REST
5 11 (6.71%) JMS
6 9 (5.49%) Spring
6 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.88%) JSP
7 8 (4.88%) Struts
7 8 (4.88%) JSF
7 8 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.88%) Java EE
8 3 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.22%) Web Services
9 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.22%) Ajax
10 1 (0.61%) JSON
10 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.49%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) Statistics
5 2 (1.22%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.93%) Windows
2 43 (26.22%) UNIX
3 23 (14.02%) Linux
4 14 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.05%) Solaris
6 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.44%) CentOS
7 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.22%) AIX
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.76%) ITIL
2 14 (8.54%) Change Management
2 14 (8.54%) Mentoring
3 12 (7.32%) Service Management
3 12 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.49%) CRM
6 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.27%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.66%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.05%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.44%) Project Management
10 4 (2.44%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.44%) OpenUP
10 4 (2.44%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 106 (64.63%) SQL
2 41 (25.00%) Java
3 19 (11.59%) PL/SQL
4 15 (9.15%) C#
5 9 (5.49%) C++
6 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.66%) VBA
7 6 (3.66%) Python
7 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.05%) C
9 4 (2.44%) Perl
10 3 (1.83%) Korn
10 3 (1.83%) PHP
10 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.22%) VB
11 2 (1.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.22%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.22%) Groovy
11 2 (1.22%) Erlang
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.22%) RHCE
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.22%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.85%) SLA
2 9 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.22%) vSphere
2 2 (1.22%) KVM
2 2 (1.22%) XenApp
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.22%) Netcool
3 2 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 49 (29.88%) Oracle
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.93%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.93%) IBM
4 10 (6.10%) Citrix
5 6 (3.66%) VMware
6 5 (3.05%) Capita
6 5 (3.05%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.05%) Charles River
6 5 (3.05%) Apple
7 4 (2.44%) BEA
7 4 (2.44%) FactSet
7 4 (2.44%) Redknee
7 4 (2.44%) Sophis
8 3 (1.83%) Anite
8 3 (1.83%) Orchard
8 3 (1.83%) Northgate
8 3 (1.83%) Civica
8 3 (1.83%) Comino
8 3 (1.83%) CODA
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Tiro Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago