The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 158 165 154
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.061% 0.054% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.056% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Applications Support Specialist
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
3074 3546 2910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.97% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2271 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
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 Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 +1 2 £42,500 +32.81%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) SAP