The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Consultant
Rank 869 866 860
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 35 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 16
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £28,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -7.31%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Applications Support Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
England +1 34 £32,000 +6.66% 5
South East +10 12 £32,500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +17 6 £32,000 +6.66%
London -4 6 £32,500 -23.52%
Harrogate - 6 £32,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £32,000 -
West Midlands -8 5 £25,000 -9.09% 1
East Sussex - 5 £32,500 -
Brighton - 5 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -1 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Chessington - 3 £32,500 -
Oxford - 2 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £28,750 - 1
City of London +33 1 £22,500 -42.67%
Berkshire +15 1 £42,500 +73.46%
Manchester +2 1 £35,000 - 1
East of England -6 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Hertfordshire -7 1 £52,500 +10.52%
North West -7 1 £35,000 - 1
Watford -7 1 £52,500 +10.52%
West Sussex -9 1 £23,000 -14.81%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Milton Keynes -17 1 £45,000 +50.00%
South West -19 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £31,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Northampton - 1 £35,000 - 1

Applications Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 54 (60.67%) SQL
2 52 (58.43%) SQL Server
3 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
4 31 (34.83%) .NET
5 24 (26.97%) C#
6 23 (25.84%) VBScript
7 22 (24.72%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (24.72%) DTS
7 22 (24.72%) Cognos
7 22 (24.72%) SLA
8 17 (19.10%) Windows
9 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
9 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (16.85%) ACCA
10 15 (16.85%) CIMA
10 15 (16.85%) German Language
11 14 (15.73%) Italian Language
11 14 (15.73%) French Language
11 14 (15.73%) Dutch Language
11 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
12 13 (14.61%) SaaS
12 13 (14.61%) ETL
12 13 (14.61%) ITIL
13 12 (13.48%) Data Transformation
13 12 (13.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 12 (13.48%) Cognos Report Studio
13 12 (13.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
15 10 (11.24%) MS Excel

Applications Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.62%) IIS
3 3 (3.37%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
1 1 (1.12%) HFM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (58.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.72%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (24.72%) DTS
3 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 12 (13.48%) Cognos Report Studio
4 12 (13.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (4.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.12%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.85%) German Language
2 14 (15.73%) Italian Language
2 14 (15.73%) Dutch Language
2 14 (15.73%) French Language
3 10 (11.24%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Law
5 3 (3.37%) Swedish Language
6 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.12%) Finnish Language
7 1 (1.12%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) HTML
3 7 (7.87%) CSS
4 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.37%) Spring
6 1 (1.12%) Ajax
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) BYOD
2 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) CMDB
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Android
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.61%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) ETL
3 12 (13.48%) Data Transformation
4 9 (10.11%) Service Management
4 9 (10.11%) ITSM
5 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.62%) Workflow
7 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.37%) OOP
8 3 (3.37%) OO
8 3 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.37%) OpenUP
9 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.25%) Logistics
9 2 (2.25%) ERP
9 2 (2.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) C#
3 23 (25.84%) VBScript
4 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.74%) Java
5 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) ACCA
1 15 (16.85%) CIMA
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.72%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.72%) Cognos
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) Facebook
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.12%) Infor
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Sage
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