The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 75 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 12 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.37% 1.98% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 0
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
831 887 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.54% 97.37% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 738 836 819
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
Hampshire

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Southampton

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) LAMP
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 9 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 9 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) MCSE
2 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (66.67%) ISO 9001
3 8 (66.67%) Kindle
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) XenApp

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Network Security
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (25.00%) OLAP
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 8 (66.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Requirements Management
1 9 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Excellent benefits
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