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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 403 384 393
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 39 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 34
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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
20745 20114 21777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16266 16627 18645
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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
Surrey 0 17 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire -9 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire -10 9 £31,250 -23.31%
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £57,500 -17.85%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 44 (62.86%) SQL
2 28 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (35.71%) Oracle
4 21 (30.00%) Windows
5 18 (25.71%) ITIL
6 17 (24.29%) SharePoint
7 16 (22.86%) .NET
8 15 (21.43%) MySQL
8 15 (21.43%) C#
8 15 (21.43%) Java
8 15 (21.43%) Change Management
8 15 (21.43%) Document Management
8 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (20.00%) Citrix
10 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
10 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
11 12 (17.14%) IIS
11 12 (17.14%) SAP
12 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
12 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
12 11 (15.71%) CRM
12 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.71%) VMware
12 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (15.71%) XenDesktop
13 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 10 (14.29%) SaaS
13 10 (14.29%) Retail
13 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (24.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.14%) IIS
3 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.43%) Drupal
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DHCP
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
1 9 (12.86%) Network Security
2 3 (4.29%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) OLAP
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.29%) HTML
3 10 (14.29%) XML
4 9 (12.86%) WCF
4 9 (12.86%) LAMP
5 7 (10.00%) Web Services
6 6 (8.57%) SOAP
7 5 (7.14%) Visualforce
8 3 (4.29%) WF
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.86%) WPF
9 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.86%) Spring
9 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.43%) CSS
10 1 (1.43%) XSLT
10 1 (1.43%) Middleware
10 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Clustering
1 9 (12.86%) Kindle
2 5 (7.14%) EPoS
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.29%) Linux
5 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
5 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Change Management
2 15 (21.43%) Document Management
3 11 (15.71%) CRM
4 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (12.86%) Project Management
5 9 (12.86%) Requirements Management
5 9 (12.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.00%) Service Management
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.14%) MVC
8 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) ERP
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.71%) ETL
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
10 3 (4.29%) ITSM
10 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.14%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) MCSE
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.43%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO 9001
2 7 (10.00%) QA
2 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.71%) XenDesktop
3 7 (10.00%) XenApp
4 5 (7.14%) XenServer
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
1 2 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Citrix
3 12 (17.14%) SAP
4 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) AppSense
7 1 (1.43%) Redknee
7 1 (1.43%) JBoss
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