The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 602 592 613
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 21 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.070% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.075% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 26
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +31.14%
Applications Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the London region.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London 0 9 £47,500 +35.23% 5
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) Finance
4 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
5 19 (35.85%) Linux
6 18 (33.96%) Banking
7 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 13 (24.53%) UNIX
8 13 (24.53%) Middleware
9 10 (18.87%) Legal
9 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
9 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
9 10 (18.87%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
10 9 (16.98%) SWIFT
10 9 (16.98%) Tivoli
10 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.09%) Web Services
11 8 (15.09%) Java
11 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
12 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
12 7 (13.21%) VBA
12 7 (13.21%) MS Excel

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
1 10 (18.87%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) IPv6
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) IMAP4
2 1 (1.89%) POP3
2 1 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.66%) MySQL
7 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.89%) DB2
8 1 (1.89%) DTS
8 1 (1.89%) ProClarity
8 1 (1.89%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (1.89%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Middleware
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (9.43%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) COM
5 4 (7.55%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) SOAP
6 3 (5.66%) JMS
7 2 (3.77%) WPF
7 2 (3.77%) JSP
7 2 (3.77%) J2EE
7 2 (3.77%) REST
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) XHTML
8 1 (1.89%) RESTful
8 1 (1.89%) Murex MxML
8 1 (1.89%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.89%) Spring
8 1 (1.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) SWIFT
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.77%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) UNIX
4 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.43%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Migration
1 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
2 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) Release Management
3 3 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.77%) SOA
4 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.89%) ETRM
5 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.89%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) VBA
4 6 (11.32%) Python
4 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Korn
7 1 (1.89%) C-shell
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Tivoli
1 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Sybase
5 3 (5.66%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) Murex
6 2 (3.77%) Sophis
7 1 (1.89%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.89%) Trayport
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) Calypso
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.89%) Sun
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