The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 224 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 10 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Average salary £27,500 £30,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% +23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,250 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5873 4986 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.85% 95.19% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4874 4330 4722
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Gloucestershire 0 4 - -
Wiltshire -6 2 £27,500 -16.03%
Somerset -23 2 £20,000 -29.82%
Bristol - 2 £28,500 - 1
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) UNIX
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
8 5 (17.24%) SNMP
8 5 (17.24%) SLA
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (17.24%) DHTML
8 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) XSLT
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
9 4 (13.79%) Release Management
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.24%) IIS
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SNMP
2 2 (6.90%) ADSL
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (17.24%) DHTML
4 5 (17.24%) XSLT
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) UNIX
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) Release Management
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Document Management
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) CAD
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) Korn
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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