The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 410 404 396
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 41 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 29
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21539 21041 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17272 17360 18952
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 21 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Surrey +6 13 £37,000 -17.77%
Kent - 5 £32,500 -
Berkshire +2 2 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Middlesex +3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (52.44%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) Windows
3 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
4 27 (32.93%) Oracle
5 24 (29.27%) Java
6 23 (28.05%) Linux
7 20 (24.39%) MySQL
8 16 (19.51%) .NET
8 16 (19.51%) HTML
8 16 (19.51%) Citrix
9 15 (18.29%) ITIL
9 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.07%) C#
10 14 (17.07%) CRM
10 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (17.07%) Change Management
11 13 (15.85%) Document Management
11 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
11 13 (15.85%) DNS
11 13 (15.85%) IIS
11 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (14.63%) SAP
12 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
12 12 (14.63%) LAMP
13 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
13 11 (13.41%) XML
14 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
14 10 (12.20%) MCSE
14 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
1 13 (15.85%) IIS
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Documentum
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) Kentico
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.10%) SAP ERP
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) DNS
2 9 (10.98%) DHCP
2 9 (10.98%) Network Security
3 6 (7.32%) Internet
4 4 (4.88%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (2.44%) SS7
6 1 (1.22%) SMPP
6 1 (1.22%) TCAP
6 1 (1.22%) SCCP
6 1 (1.22%) INAP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) SMS
6 1 (1.22%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) SCTP
6 1 (1.22%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) MySQL
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) OLAP
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.66%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) HTML
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) LAMP
3 11 (13.41%) XML
4 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.98%) SOAP
6 8 (9.76%) Web Services
6 8 (9.76%) Visualforce
7 6 (7.32%) WCF
8 3 (3.66%) HTML5
9 2 (2.44%) WPF
9 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.44%) Spring
9 2 (2.44%) CSS
10 1 (1.22%) XSLT
10 1 (1.22%) Middleware
10 1 (1.22%) Java EE
10 1 (1.22%) WinForms
10 1 (1.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Clustering
2 8 (9.76%) Kindle
3 6 (7.32%) NHS
4 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.88%) EPoS
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) IVR
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Windows
2 23 (28.05%) Linux
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
5 9 (10.98%) UNIX
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Solaris
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 14 (17.07%) CRM
2 14 (17.07%) Change Management
3 13 (15.85%) Document Management
4 9 (10.98%) Requirements Management
4 9 (10.98%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Project Management
6 7 (8.54%) ERP
7 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.10%) MVC
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.66%) ETL
9 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) SQL
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 14 (17.07%) C#
4 10 (12.20%) Apex Code
5 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.54%) PHP
7 5 (6.10%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) Perl
9 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.22%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) VB6
11 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) MCSE
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) RHCE
5 3 (3.66%) JNCIA
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.98%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.10%) XenApp
3 5 (6.10%) XenServer
4 4 (4.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Citrix
3 12 (14.63%) SAP
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (10.98%) VMware
6 4 (4.88%) Redknee
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.66%) Juniper
7 3 (3.66%) Sun
8 2 (2.44%) JBoss
8 2 (2.44%) Informatica
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 24 days ago