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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 597 628 593
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 16 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.066% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 25
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,500 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
3 16 (39.02%) UNIX
4 15 (36.59%) .NET
4 15 (36.59%) C#
5 14 (34.15%) Java
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 12 (29.27%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Banking
7 11 (26.83%) Front Office
7 11 (26.83%) Windows
7 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
8 9 (21.95%) SLA
8 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
8 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
8 9 (21.95%) Degree
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) Confluence
9 8 (19.51%) JIRA
9 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
9 8 (19.51%) MS Office
9 8 (19.51%) VBA
9 8 (19.51%) Bloomberg
9 8 (19.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (19.51%) Apple
10 7 (17.07%) Hedge funds
11 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
11 6 (14.63%) Korn

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (19.51%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Endur
1 1 (2.44%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
1 12 (29.27%) Banking
2 11 (26.83%) Front Office
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (14.63%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 2 (4.88%) Ajax
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware
7 1 (2.44%) XHTML
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) CSS
7 1 (2.44%) JMS
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
1 8 (19.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (17.07%) Hedge funds
3 4 (9.76%) SWIFT
4 3 (7.32%) Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.88%) Equities
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) UNIX
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
2 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.88%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) OOP
5 1 (2.44%) OO
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) ETRM
5 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) VBA
5 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.63%) Korn
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Control-M
1 1 (2.44%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Bloomberg
2 8 (19.51%) Apple
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Charles River
5 1 (2.44%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) FactSet
5 1 (2.44%) SimCorp
5 1 (2.44%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.44%) Sophis