The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 403 386 399
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 45 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 32
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +31.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +31.78%
Applications 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21227 20349 21705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.65% 95.07% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16689 16799 18525
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Hampshire -4 18 £31,299 -26.35%
Surrey +6 16 £45,000 -
Berkshire -13 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (57.53%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.99%) Oracle
4 20 (27.40%) Java
4 20 (27.40%) Windows
5 17 (23.29%) SharePoint
6 16 (21.92%) .NET
6 16 (21.92%) Document Management
7 15 (20.55%) MySQL
7 15 (20.55%) C#
7 15 (20.55%) Citrix
8 14 (19.18%) ITIL
8 14 (19.18%) Change Management
9 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (17.81%) Linux
9 13 (17.81%) SAP
9 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (16.44%) IIS
10 12 (16.44%) CRM
10 12 (16.44%) DNS
11 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
11 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
11 11 (15.07%) XML
11 11 (15.07%) HTML
11 11 (15.07%) VB.NET
12 10 (13.70%) MCSE
12 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (13.70%) Retail
13 9 (12.33%) VMware

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (23.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.44%) IIS
3 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
4 1 (1.37%) Kentico
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) DNS
2 9 (12.33%) DHCP
2 9 (12.33%) Network Security
3 3 (4.11%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (4.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) SS7
4 1 (1.37%) SMPP
4 1 (1.37%) TCAP
4 1 (1.37%) SCCP
4 1 (1.37%) INAP
4 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
4 1 (1.37%) SCTP
4 1 (1.37%) M3UA
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) SMS
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) OLAP
3 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) .NET
2 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.07%) XML
2 11 (15.07%) HTML
3 9 (12.33%) WCF
3 9 (12.33%) LAMP
3 9 (12.33%) SOAP
4 7 (9.59%) Web Services
4 7 (9.59%) Visualforce
5 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.11%) WF
6 2 (2.74%) WPF
6 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.74%) Spring
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
7 1 (1.37%) Middleware
7 1 (1.37%) CSS
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Clustering
1 9 (12.33%) Kindle
2 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.85%) EPoS
3 4 (5.48%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.11%) UNIX
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Document Management
2 14 (19.18%) Change Management
2 14 (19.18%) ITIL
3 12 (16.44%) CRM
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
4 9 (12.33%) Requirements Management
4 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.22%) ERP
5 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.85%) MVC
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Service Management
7 4 (5.48%) ETL
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) Java
3 15 (20.55%) C#
4 11 (15.07%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.59%) Apex Code
6 5 (6.85%) C++
7 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.11%) Perl
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) MCSE
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) RHCE
5 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.85%) QA
3 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.74%) SLA
5 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
3 5 (6.85%) XenServer
4 3 (4.11%) NFS
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Oracle
2 15 (20.55%) Citrix
3 13 (17.81%) SAP
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.33%) VMware
5 7 (9.59%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.48%) Redknee
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Juniper
8 2 (2.74%) Sun
9 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago