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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 222 227 225
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 33 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.32% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.33% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 5
Average salary £33,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.47% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £20,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £30,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Applications Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 -1 16 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Wiltshire +15 12 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Somerset - 4 £34,000 - 4
Gloucestershire +2 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) Windows
3 22 (32.35%) Unix
3 22 (32.35%) SLA
4 21 (30.88%) Oracle
4 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
5 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
7 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 18 (26.47%) .NET
8 17 (25.00%) C#
8 17 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 17 (25.00%) Degree
9 16 (23.53%) Korn
9 16 (23.53%) Quality Management
9 16 (23.53%) XML
9 16 (23.53%) Shell Script
9 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
11 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
12 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
12 12 (17.65%) IBM
12 12 (17.65%) CSS
12 12 (17.65%) HTML
12 12 (17.65%) DB2
13 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.18%) Apache
13 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.18%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.88%) CMS
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) HTTP
3 3 (4.41%) LDAP
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) DB2
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.18%) Law
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Electronics
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (5.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) XML
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
3 12 (17.65%) HTML
4 11 (16.18%) Tapestry
5 6 (8.82%) J2EE
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.88%) XSLT
8 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.94%) Spring
9 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.29%) LIMS
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Unix
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (23.53%) Quality Management
3 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
3 11 (16.18%) Line Management
3 11 (16.18%) Logical Data Model
3 11 (16.18%) Logistics
3 11 (16.18%) Pattern Recognition
3 11 (16.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
4 9 (13.24%) Document Management
5 7 (10.29%) ITIL
6 6 (8.82%) BPEL
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.35%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Case Management
8 4 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) Java
3 17 (25.00%) C#
3 17 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (23.53%) Korn
4 16 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.41%) C
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) HNC
3 8 (11.76%) HND
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) SLA
2 11 (16.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) IBM
4 5 (7.35%) LexisNexis
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) iManage
5 4 (5.88%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco
8 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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