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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 219 201 205
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 15 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 17
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.82%
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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 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
(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 +4 6 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Gloucestershire +1 5 £27,500 -17.29% 2
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Somerset -17 1 £20,000 -29.82%
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
8 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
8 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (17.24%) SLA
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 4 (13.79%) AIX
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) DB2
10 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (13.79%) IBM
10 4 (13.79%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ADSL
1 2 (6.90%) SNMP
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.79%) DB2
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) DHTML
6 2 (6.90%) XSLT
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.45%) ODBC
7 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
2 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (20.69%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Document Management
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Information Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Process Management
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.79%) Korn
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
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
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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