The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Consultant
Rank 891 905 918
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 46 69 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.062% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.065% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 71
Median salary £31,000 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £26,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Applications Support Consultant in the job title.

Applications Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK.

Applications Support Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Applications Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 43 £31,000 +14.81% 4
Yorkshire +24 23 £31,000 -3.12% 1
Leeds - 23 £31,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 23 £31,000 - 1
South East +15 9 £37,500 +38.88% 2
London +7 7 £58,250 +55.33% 1
Kent - 4 - -
Berkshire +10 3 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Reading - 3 £37,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £25,250 - 1
North West +12 2 £20,000 -23.07%
Manchester +6 2 £20,000 -23.07%
Edinburgh - 2 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands +16 1 £32,500 +51.16%
Oxford +5 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Surrey +3 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £25,000 -16.66%
West Midlands -36 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Glasgow - 1 £23,000 -
Woking - 1 £35,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Applications Support Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Applications Support Consultant in the job title.

1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (41.86%) SQL
3 35 (40.70%) Finance
4 30 (34.88%) Windows
5 26 (30.23%) .NET
6 25 (29.07%) XML
7 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 19 (22.09%) ERP
9 18 (20.93%) VMware
9 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
10 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
11 11 (12.79%) RPG
12 10 (11.63%) C#
12 10 (11.63%) Unix
13 9 (10.47%) Web Services
13 9 (10.47%) ITIL
13 9 (10.47%) Internet
13 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (10.47%) Degree
13 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
13 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (9.30%) WCF
14 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.30%) Oracle
14 8 (9.30%) Java
15 7 (8.14%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (8.14%) IIS
15 7 (8.14%) Apache
15 7 (8.14%) Tomcat

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) Apache
1 7 (8.14%) IIS
1 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP ECC
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.81%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) Ingres
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.16%) Gradle
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Front Office
3 2 (2.33%) German Language
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) .NET
2 25 (29.07%) XML
3 9 (10.47%) Web Services
4 8 (9.30%) WCF
5 3 (3.49%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) SOAP
6 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) WPF
6 2 (2.33%) XSLT
7 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.16%) CSS
7 1 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.16%) HTML
7 1 (1.16%) LAMP
7 1 (1.16%) Middleware
7 1 (1.16%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.14%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.98%) Derivative
3 6 (6.98%) Equities
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.63%) Unix
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ERP
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.98%) CRM
4 6 (6.98%) ETL
4 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.65%) Service Management
5 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.33%) ITSM
6 2 (2.33%) Migration
6 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.33%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (2.33%) Scrum
7 1 (1.16%) Coaching
7 1 (1.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (1.16%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) RPG
3 10 (11.63%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Java
5 6 (6.98%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.49%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) F#
7 3 (3.49%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.49%) VBScript
8 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) VB
8 2 (2.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) CCNA
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) Squid
2 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Control-M
2 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) VMware
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) Informatica
5 4 (4.65%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) Progress
6 2 (2.33%) Sage
7 1 (1.16%) Anite
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) Charles River
7 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Sun
7 1 (1.16%) Tripwire
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