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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Consultant
Rank 850 838 818
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 54 23 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.022% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.023% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 47
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,850 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014 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 18 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
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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 -10 53 £30,000 -20.00% 6
South East -3 13 £30,000 -25.00% 3
London -26 13 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Midlands -18 9 £27,500 +3.77%
East of England -12 8 £27,750 -4.31% 1
South West -6 7 £31,250 +17.92%
Bristol -7 7 £31,250 +17.92%
Milton Keynes - 6 £30,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £30,000 - 2
Norwich +11 4 £18,000 - 1
Norfolk +10 4 £18,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 4 £24,500 -38.75%
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Hungerford - 4 £24,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +4 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire -33 2 £31,250 +0.80%
South Yorkshire - 2 £31,250 -
North West - 2 £33,750 - 1
Manchester - 2 £33,750 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £31,250 -
Warwickshire +10 1 £27,500 -9.83%
Warwick +6 1 £27,500 -9.83%
Middlesex -7 1 £34,500 -
West Sussex -12 1 £27,000 -10.00%
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £30,000 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -

Applications Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 49 (47.57%) SQL
2 48 (46.60%) Windows
3 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
4 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
5 29 (28.16%) Finance
5 29 (28.16%) .NET
6 25 (24.27%) IIS
7 22 (21.36%) Oracle
8 21 (20.39%) C#
9 20 (19.42%) Web Services
9 20 (19.42%) XML
9 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
10 19 (18.45%) UNIX
10 19 (18.45%) ERP
11 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
11 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
11 18 (17.48%) Internet
11 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
12 16 (15.53%) Dynamics NAV
12 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
13 15 (14.56%) SOAP
13 15 (14.56%) WSDL
14 13 (12.62%) SLA
14 13 (12.62%) Linux
14 13 (12.62%) HTML
15 12 (11.65%) CSS
15 12 (11.65%) Web Development
16 11 (10.68%) PHP
16 11 (10.68%) T-SQL

Applications Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 25 (24.27%) IIS
2 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle 10gAS
5 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.88%) Tuxedo
6 3 (2.91%) Apache
6 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (7.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (6.80%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (5.83%) Exchequer
4 6 (5.83%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (5.83%) GoldMine
5 4 (3.88%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (3.88%) Line 500
6 2 (1.94%) Sage 1000
6 2 (1.94%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.97%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.48%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) Softphone
2 4 (3.88%) PBX
2 4 (3.88%) VoIP
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) Informix
8 2 (1.94%) DB2
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.85%) PVCS
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.85%) Toad
3 5 (4.85%) TestDirector
3 5 (4.85%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.97%) NetBeans
General
1 29 (28.16%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.80%) Law
4 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) .NET
2 20 (19.42%) Web Services
2 20 (19.42%) XML
3 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.56%) SOAP
4 15 (14.56%) WSDL
5 13 (12.62%) HTML
6 12 (11.65%) CSS
7 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (8.74%) jQuery
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (2.91%) LAMP
10 1 (0.97%) Java EE 5
10 1 (0.97%) Java EE
10 1 (0.97%) Spring
10 1 (0.97%) J2EE
10 1 (0.97%) Struts
10 1 (0.97%) XSLT
10 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) IVR
3 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.60%) Windows
2 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
3 19 (18.45%) UNIX
4 13 (12.62%) Linux
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) CentOS
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) AIX
8 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) ERP
2 12 (11.65%) Web Development
3 9 (8.74%) MVC
3 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.74%) ETL
4 6 (5.83%) CRM
4 6 (5.83%) UML
4 6 (5.83%) ITIL
4 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.85%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.85%) RAD
5 5 (4.85%) SSADM
5 5 (4.85%) Workflow
5 5 (4.85%) Service Management
6 4 (3.88%) ITSM
6 4 (3.88%) Time Management
7 3 (2.91%) E-Discovery
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) C#
3 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.68%) PHP
4 11 (10.68%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.77%) Java
6 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (3.88%) C
9 3 (2.91%) C++
10 2 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) ACCA
1 6 (5.83%) CIMA
1 6 (5.83%) AAT
2 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.36%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) Sage
4 10 (9.71%) Pegasus
5 9 (8.74%) IBM
5 9 (8.74%) Cognos
6 7 (6.80%) JBoss
7 5 (4.85%) Serena
8 3 (2.91%) VMware
8 3 (2.91%) Lotus
9 2 (1.94%) Open Text
9 2 (1.94%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.97%) Infor
10 1 (0.97%) Sybase
10 1 (0.97%) Remedy
10 1 (0.97%) Cerner
10 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
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