The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 222 221 230
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 12 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 4
Average salary £24,000 £28,250 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.04% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £27,350
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -16.92%
Applications Support Engineer
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 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
5773 5264 5390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.50% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4921 4467 4798
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 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
Bristol +5 7 £22,500 - 3
Wiltshire +2 3 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) .NET
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 13 (35.14%) Web Services
6 13 (35.14%) Oracle
6 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
6 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (32.43%) ITIL
7 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (29.73%) UNIX
8 11 (29.73%) XML
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
9 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
9 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (24.32%) Capacity Management
10 8 (21.62%) Time Management
10 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
10 8 (21.62%) SLA
10 8 (21.62%) IBM
10 8 (21.62%) Java
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) DB2
10 8 (21.62%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (21.62%) DB2
3 8 (21.62%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) Web Services
4 11 (29.73%) XML
5 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) UNIX
3 8 (21.62%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
2 9 (24.32%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (24.32%) Capacity Management
3 8 (21.62%) Time Management
3 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
4 5 (13.51%) Content Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Network Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
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