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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 604 608 573
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 26 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.051% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.054% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 34
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £33,075 £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
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
42493 42613 43920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.80% 93.98% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36094 35527 37814
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 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +14 11 £48,500 +7.77%
Romford - 2 £27,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £37,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 29 (58.00%) Windows
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 20 (40.00%) Banking
5 19 (38.00%) Oracle
6 18 (36.00%) Finance
7 15 (30.00%) Middleware
8 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
9 13 (26.00%) WebSphere
10 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
11 11 (22.00%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (20.00%) UNIX
13 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
14 8 (16.00%) SWIFT
15 7 (14.00%) Python
15 7 (14.00%) SLA
15 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
16 6 (12.00%) Legal
16 6 (12.00%) ITIL
16 6 (12.00%) VBA
16 6 (12.00%) .NET
16 6 (12.00%) Java
16 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
16 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (12.00%) Degree

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (26.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (22.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Stata
2 2 (4.00%) Mathematica
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) IPv6
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 20 (40.00%) Banking
2 18 (36.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Middleware
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (8.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) COM
6 2 (4.00%) SOAP
6 2 (4.00%) Spring
6 2 (4.00%) JSF
6 2 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) Struts
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) JSP
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) XSL
7 1 (2.00%) XSLT
7 1 (2.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) UNIX
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.00%) Business Development
4 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Release Management
4 2 (4.00%) CRM
4 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) VBA
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) C
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VB6
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) RHCE
2 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) Calypso
5 2 (4.00%) Remedy
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) ANSYS
6 1 (2.00%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.00%) FactSet
6 1 (2.00%) Sophis
6 1 (2.00%) Charles River
6 1 (2.00%) BT
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) BEA
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) Murex