The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 62 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.20% 1.28% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.33% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +30.23%
Applications Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
479 602 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.61% 96.32% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 425 520 468
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Slough

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Applications 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Redknee
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SMPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCAP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Applications 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) SMPP
2 1 (33.33%) TCAP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) INAP
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) SCTP
2 1 (33.33%) M3UA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Redknee
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle