The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 80 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.71% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.72% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Average salary - £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Applications Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
725 828 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.39% 97.99% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 626 739 771
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) LAMP
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Clustering
3 7 (58.33%) ISO 9001
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Requirements Management
3 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) Kindle
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
3 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) OLAP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
1 7 (58.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) OLAP
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
1 7 (58.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Requirements Management
1 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft