The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 152 156 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 14 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.13% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £30,250 £30,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.62% -12.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Applications Support Engineer
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Applications Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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
Edinburgh - 8 £30,250 -
Glasgow -2 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Fife - 1 £28,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,000 -
Applications Support Engineer
UK

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) C++
6 7 (28.00%) C
6 7 (28.00%) SLA
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Windows CE
7 6 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) Android
7 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Google
9 4 (16.00%) PKI
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) Python
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) PowerShell

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) DTS
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows CE
3 6 (24.00%) Android
3 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat