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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 167 - 155
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.083% - 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% - 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £32,000 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
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
3454 2925 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 94.75% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1920 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 - 2 £32,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £38,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) COBOL
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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