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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 593 599 597
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 25 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.070% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.075% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 35
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,974 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
41989 42637 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.67% 93.89% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35276 35908 39523
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
City of London +21 12 £48,000 +6.66% 1
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) Linux
4 21 (37.50%) Banking
5 20 (35.71%) Finance
6 19 (33.93%) Oracle
6 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.57%) Middleware
8 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
9 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database
10 12 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (21.43%) UNIX
11 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
12 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) Legal
13 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (16.07%) Windows 8
13 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (14.29%) SWIFT
14 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
14 8 (14.29%) Python
14 8 (14.29%) Java
15 7 (12.50%) ITIL
15 7 (12.50%) SLA
15 7 (12.50%) Tivoli
16 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (10.71%) T-SQL

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
2 12 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) JBoss
5 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.79%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Stata
2 2 (3.57%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) IPv6
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database
3 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) MS Access
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) DTS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.79%) ProClarity
7 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 21 (37.50%) Banking
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 9 (16.07%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Middleware
2 6 (10.71%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 5 (8.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.14%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) COM
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) Spring
5 2 (3.57%) JSF
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) RESTful
6 1 (1.79%) Murex MxML
6 1 (1.79%) XHTML
6 1 (1.79%) JMS
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) Struts
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 12 (21.43%) UNIX
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 8
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) AIX
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.14%) Release Management
3 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Business Development
5 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) CRM
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Python
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.71%) VBA
4 5 (8.93%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) C-shell
7 1 (1.79%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) RHCE
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Sybase
5 3 (5.36%) Remedy
6 2 (3.57%) Murex
6 2 (3.57%) Calypso
6 2 (3.57%) ANSYS
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.79%) Trayport
7 1 (1.79%) BEA
7 1 (1.79%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) HP