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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 394 404 386
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 44 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 37
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.32%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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
Surrey +3 16 £40,000 -10.11% 1
West Sussex +5 10 £43,750 - 4
Hampshire -8 6 £52,500 +67.47%
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Berkshire +8 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Kent +1 1 £42,000 +29.23%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (58.33%) Windows
2 36 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 18 (25.00%) Linux
5 17 (23.61%) Oracle
5 17 (23.61%) SharePoint
6 15 (20.83%) VMware
7 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (16.67%) Finance
8 12 (16.67%) SLA
8 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.67%) Java
9 11 (15.28%) ERP
9 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
9 11 (15.28%) Migration
9 11 (15.28%) Office 365
10 10 (13.89%) Degree
10 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.89%) DNS
11 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.50%) WebEx
12 8 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
12 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
12 8 (11.11%) SIEM
12 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.11%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (23.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (9.72%) IIS
4 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.56%) JBoss
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) Moodle
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.56%) MS Office
4 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.78%) MS Project
5 2 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (4.17%) Infor M3
3 3 (4.17%) Movex
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.89%) DNS
3 9 (12.50%) WebEx
4 5 (6.94%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) Network Security
4 5 (6.94%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) LDAP
5 4 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.78%) PBX
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) Big Data
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) QlikView
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) German Language
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) French Language
3 4 (5.56%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
2 7 (9.72%) .NET
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.17%) CSS
4 3 (4.17%) Middleware
4 3 (4.17%) WCF
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.78%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) EDI
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Semantic Web
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) IVR
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 2 (2.78%) UNIX
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ERP
1 11 (15.28%) Migration
2 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.11%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) SIEM
4 7 (9.72%) User Stories
4 7 (9.72%) Change Management
4 7 (9.72%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.72%) Data Management
5 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.94%) Information Security
5 5 (6.94%) ITIL
5 5 (6.94%) Cyber Security
5 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.56%) Customer Analytics
6 4 (5.56%) Analytics
6 4 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.94%) C#
6 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) WMI
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) NetApp
6 3 (4.17%) Lotus
6 3 (4.17%) Hyperion
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) EMC
7 2 (2.78%) CommVault
7 2 (2.78%) Sun
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Tripwire
7 2 (2.78%) Baan
8 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.39%) Siebel
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