The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
England / South West
Rank 223 235 245
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.073% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.075% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Median salary £42,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -3.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4799 5332 5785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.25% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4555 4898
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Dorset - 1 £39,000 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Eloqua
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Marketo
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com