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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 404 400 410
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 39 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 31
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
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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
Surrey +13 11 £30,000 -25.00% 2
West Sussex - 10 £60,000 - 4
Berkshire +10 8 £40,000 -14.43% 1
Hampshire -15 5 £50,000 +60.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Kent +4 1 £42,000 +29.23%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 35 (57.38%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
4 17 (27.87%) Linux
5 16 (26.23%) Java
6 15 (24.59%) Oracle
7 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
7 14 (22.95%) Finance
7 14 (22.95%) Migration
7 14 (22.95%) VMware
8 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (19.67%) SLA
10 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
10 11 (18.03%) Office 365
11 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (14.75%) DNS
12 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
12 9 (14.75%) WebEx
12 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
13 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
13 8 (13.11%) SIEM
13 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (13.11%) ZeroMQ
13 8 (13.11%) NetApp
13 8 (13.11%) Project Management
13 8 (13.11%) Degree
14 7 (11.48%) German Language
14 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
14 7 (11.48%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) Moodle
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (4.92%) Infor M3
3 3 (4.92%) Movex
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.75%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) WebEx
3 5 (8.20%) Network Security
3 5 (8.20%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 4 (6.56%) LDAP
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.28%) PBX
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.84%) SQLPlus
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.92%) Big Data
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) QlikView
6 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.48%) German Language
3 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.56%) French Language
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) ZeroMQ
2 6 (9.84%) Middleware
3 5 (8.20%) .NET
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.84%) Replication
1 6 (9.84%) Clustering
1 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.28%) IVR
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Migration
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) SIEM
3 7 (11.48%) Change Management
3 7 (11.48%) ERP
3 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
3 7 (11.48%) Data Management
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.84%) Data Architecture
4 6 (9.84%) Database Tuning
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.20%) User Stories
5 5 (8.20%) Cyber Security
5 5 (8.20%) Information Security
6 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.64%) HND
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (9.84%) Data Guard
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (6.56%) WMI
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.11%) NetApp
5 7 (11.48%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) Citrix
6 6 (9.84%) CommVault
6 6 (9.84%) EMC
6 6 (9.84%) Sun
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco
8 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.92%) Lotus
9 2 (3.28%) SAP
10 1 (1.64%) Siebel
10 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
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