The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 420 389 424
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 16 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.079% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.084% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 13
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.58%
Applications Support 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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Applications Support 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 Support Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -1 7 £30,000 -36.84%
Berkshire +4 6 £43,750 +78.57%
East Sussex -5 2 £22,500 -
Hampshire -25 2 £49,500 +26.92%
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (36.67%) SaaS
4 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 9 (30.00%) Service Management
4 9 (30.00%) Change Management
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) UNIX
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) Redknee
9 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) CentOS
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (13.33%) OpenUP
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) Solaris
9 4 (13.33%) Citrix
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) XSD
5 1 (3.33%) XSL
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) CentOS
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
2 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) OpenUP
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) XPath
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Redknee
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 2 (6.67%) Charles River
3 2 (6.67%) Sophis
3 2 (6.67%) FactSet
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft