The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 687 711 707
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 213 171 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 186 152 166
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Applications Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Applications Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 194 £38,500 +5.47% 18
London +62 103 £45,000 +11.11% 8
South East -13 39 £34,000 -10.52% 4
South West +3 25 £28,500 -5.00% 2
City of London +24 23 £44,500 +25.35% 3
Scotland +4 14 £30,250 -1.62%
Surrey +5 13 £33,000 +1.53% 1
East of England -15 13 £30,000 +9.09%
Bristol +12 11 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £25,000 -
North West -34 9 £25,000 -25.92% 2
Berkshire -16 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh - 8 £30,250 -
Reading +3 7 £37,500 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £35,000 +12.00%
Bedfordshire +1 7 £30,000 -47.82%
Cheshire -12 6 £25,000 -43.18%
West Midlands -31 6 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Tewkesbury - 6 £25,000 -
Knutsford - 6 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +15 5 £38,000 +38.18%
West Sussex +4 5 £27,000 +35.00% 1
Oxford +20 4 £38,000 +52.00%
Aylesbury - 4 £34,500 -
Crawley - 4 £27,000 - 1
Glasgow -2 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Coventry -10 3 £37,500 +47.05%
Hertfordshire -18 3 £34,500 -18.82%
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Cumbria - 3 - -

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 269 (60.45%) SQL
2 196 (44.04%) Windows
3 182 (40.90%) SQL Server
4 141 (31.69%) Linux
5 135 (30.34%) .NET
6 131 (29.44%) Java
7 129 (28.99%) Microsoft
8 108 (24.27%) Oracle
9 87 (19.55%) ITIL
10 84 (18.88%) Finance
11 82 (18.43%) UNIX
12 79 (17.75%) MySQL
13 74 (16.63%) IIS
14 73 (16.40%) JavaScript
15 71 (15.96%) HTML
16 70 (15.73%) C#
17 69 (15.51%) Tomcat
18 68 (15.28%) MS Excel
19 59 (13.26%) Degree
20 56 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (11.46%) Apache
21 51 (11.46%) ASP.NET
22 46 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
23 43 (9.66%) Web Services
24 40 (8.99%) CRM
25 39 (8.76%) Relational Database
26 37 (8.31%) SharePoint
27 35 (7.87%) MS Office
27 35 (7.87%) C++
27 35 (7.87%) PHP

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (16.63%) IIS
2 69 (15.51%) Tomcat
3 51 (11.46%) Apache
4 37 (8.31%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.49%) JBoss
6 12 (2.70%) Jetty
6 12 (2.70%) Confluence
6 12 (2.70%) Node.js
7 11 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.57%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.35%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.87%) MS Office
3 5 (1.12%) FastStats
4 4 (0.90%) InDesign
5 3 (0.67%) Windchill
5 3 (0.67%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.70%) Retail-J
3 8 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.67%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.45%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.45%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.22%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.22%) SmartPlant
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.87%) SaaS
2 11 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.80%) Joyent
3 8 (1.80%) IaaS
4 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.04%) Internet
3 17 (3.82%) Firewall
4 15 (3.37%) DHCP
5 14 (3.15%) DNS
6 8 (1.80%) LAN
6 8 (1.80%) VoIP
6 8 (1.80%) HTTP
7 7 (1.57%) WAN
8 5 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.90%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.90%) SMTP
9 4 (0.90%) FTP
9 4 (0.90%) LDAP
10 3 (0.67%) Intranet
11 2 (0.45%) VPN
11 2 (0.45%) Wireless
12 1 (0.22%) IPsec
12 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (40.90%) SQL Server
2 79 (17.75%) MySQL
3 39 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 18 (4.04%) DB2
8 16 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.80%) Redis
13 7 (1.57%) MS Access
13 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.12%) Pentaho
16 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.82%) Subversion
2 15 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.15%) JIRA
4 12 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.80%) Firebug
6 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.45%) Ant
7 2 (0.45%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.45%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
General
1 84 (18.88%) Finance
2 31 (6.97%) Retail
3 23 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (4.27%) Marketing
6 15 (3.37%) Banking
7 14 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.92%) Back Office
9 9 (2.02%) French Language
10 7 (1.57%) Advertising
11 6 (1.35%) Electronics
11 6 (1.35%) Automotive
12 5 (1.12%) German Language
13 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.90%) Legal
14 3 (0.67%) Front Office
15 2 (0.45%) Law
15 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (30.34%) .NET
2 71 (15.96%) HTML
3 51 (11.46%) ASP.NET
4 43 (9.66%) Web Services
5 34 (7.64%) XML
6 33 (7.42%) CSS
7 25 (5.62%) J2EE
8 19 (4.27%) LAMP
9 18 (4.04%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (1.57%) SOAP
12 7 (1.57%) Ajax
13 6 (1.35%) Classic ASP
13 6 (1.35%) JSON
14 5 (1.12%) Middleware
15 4 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
16 3 (0.67%) WCF
16 3 (0.67%) XHTML
17 2 (0.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.15%) Open Source
5 10 (2.25%) Derivative
6 7 (1.57%) Life Science
7 5 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.12%) Equities
7 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.12%) EFT
7 5 (1.12%) DTV
7 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.90%) EPoS
8 4 (0.90%) Clustering
8 4 (0.90%) PKI
8 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (0.90%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.90%) User Experience
8 4 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 196 (44.04%) Windows
2 141 (31.69%) Linux
3 82 (18.43%) UNIX
4 46 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.27%) Solaris
7 16 (3.60%) Windows XP
7 16 (3.60%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.37%) AIX
9 8 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.80%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.35%) Android
10 6 (1.35%) Windows CE
10 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.12%) HPUX
12 4 (0.90%) CentOS
12 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.55%) ITIL
2 40 (8.99%) CRM
3 34 (7.64%) Problem Management
4 25 (5.62%) ERP
5 24 (5.39%) Incident Management
6 22 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (4.72%) Service Management
8 18 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (3.82%) Software Engineering
9 17 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (3.37%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (3.37%) E-Commerce
10 15 (3.37%) Workflow
11 14 (3.15%) OO
12 13 (2.92%) Change Management
12 13 (2.92%) Migration
13 11 (2.47%) Web Development
13 11 (2.47%) Data Analysis
13 11 (2.47%) Capacity Management
13 11 (2.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 269 (60.45%) SQL
2 131 (29.44%) Java
3 73 (16.40%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.73%) C#
5 35 (7.87%) C++
5 35 (7.87%) PHP
6 33 (7.42%) Python
7 30 (6.74%) Perl
8 23 (5.17%) VB
9 20 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.27%) T-SQL
11 18 (4.04%) VBScript
12 16 (3.60%) VB.NET
13 15 (3.37%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.37%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.92%) VBA
15 11 (2.47%) C
15 11 (2.47%) Ruby
16 7 (1.57%) VB6
16 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (13.26%) Degree
2 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.25%) MCITP
5 9 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.90%) MCP
9 3 (0.67%) HNC
9 3 (0.67%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.64%) SLA
2 21 (4.72%) QA
3 11 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.12%) Squid
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.45%) Snort
4 2 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) WSUS
1 9 (2.02%) SCCM
2 7 (1.57%) SCOM
2 7 (1.57%) HP SIM
2 7 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (1.35%) Nagios
3 6 (1.35%) Puppet
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.90%) OpenView
5 4 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.90%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.45%) Munin
7 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.45%) OVSD
Vendors
1 129 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 108 (24.27%) Oracle
3 26 (5.84%) VMware
4 15 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.15%) HP
6 12 (2.70%) IBM
6 12 (2.70%) JDA
7 11 (2.47%) Cisco
7 11 (2.47%) F5
8 9 (2.02%) Citrix
8 9 (2.02%) Sybase
8 9 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.57%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.57%) Lumension
10 6 (1.35%) Reuters
10 6 (1.35%) Adobe
11 5 (1.12%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.12%) SAP
11 5 (1.12%) Google
12 4 (0.90%) Remedy
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago