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 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 Support Specialist
Rank 428 412 420
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 14 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 19
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £41,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-14.97% +36.88%
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
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 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
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 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
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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
Berkshire -3 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey -5 4 £30,500 -0.32%
Hampshire -16 1 £31,000 -20.51%
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support 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 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 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) ITIL
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) IIS
5 10 (34.48%) SaaS
6 9 (31.03%) XenDesktop
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
6 9 (31.03%) LAMP
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Clustering
6 9 (31.03%) Requirements Management
6 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (31.03%) Network Security
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) MCSE
6 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
6 9 (31.03%) MySQL
6 9 (31.03%) DHCP
6 9 (31.03%) DNS
6 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) Citrix
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) Service Management
7 7 (24.14%) Change Management

Applications Support 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 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 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (17.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Network Security
1 9 (31.03%) DHCP
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) LAMP
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Kindle
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 8
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Requirements Management
2 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) ERP
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 5 (17.24%) Document Management
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) C++
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) MCSE
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) XenDesktop
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft