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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 642 726 754
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 306 211 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 284 190 154
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 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
(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 +118 296 £39,250 +12.14% 40
London +69 139 £47,500 +5.55% 16
South East +40 64 £32,500 -2.25% 12
South West +3 35 £32,500 +41.30% 4
City of London +68 29 £45,000 +8.76% 5
Berkshire -2 22 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Surrey +16 19 £30,791 -2.25% 4
Hampshire +36 18 £40,000 +50.94% 1
East of England -1 17 £28,500 -3.38% 3
Bristol -11 15 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Wiltshire +11 13 £32,500 +8.33%
East Midlands +13 12 £26,250 - 1
North West +29 11 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Reading +13 9 £47,500 +111.11% 2
Hertfordshire +7 9 £28,500 +14.00% 1
Chippenham - 8 £32,500 -
Southampton +10 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Maidenhead 0 7 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Dagenham - 7 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 7 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +21 6 £42,500 +117.94% 2
West Midlands -27 6 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Somerset - 6 £29,000 - 3
Lincolnshire - 6 £30,000 -
Feltham - 6 £50,000 -
Bracknell +12 5 £22,500 -37.50%
Swindon +4 5 £42,000 +40.00%
Merseyside -2 5 £31,500 +16.66%
Harpenden -15 5 £28,500 +14.00%
Lincoln - 5 £30,000 -

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 305 (52.14%) SQL
2 276 (47.18%) Windows
3 209 (35.73%) SQL Server
4 159 (27.18%) Linux
5 151 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 133 (22.74%) .NET
7 127 (21.71%) Finance
8 125 (21.37%) Java
9 124 (21.20%) Unix
10 121 (20.68%) Windows Server
11 115 (19.66%) Degree
12 108 (18.46%) Oracle
13 103 (17.61%) IIS
14 99 (16.92%) SLA
15 97 (16.58%) MS Excel
16 92 (15.73%) Tomcat
17 91 (15.56%) Active Directory
18 89 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
19 87 (14.87%) C#
20 85 (14.53%) ITIL
21 83 (14.19%) Apache
22 75 (12.82%) JavaScript
23 72 (12.31%) Citrix
24 71 (12.14%) VMware
25 65 (11.11%) Perl
26 64 (10.94%) ASP.NET
27 62 (10.60%) PowerShell
28 61 (10.43%) Computer Science
29 56 (9.57%) DNS
30 52 (8.89%) MySQL

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 103 (17.61%) IIS
2 92 (15.73%) Tomcat
3 83 (14.19%) Apache
4 48 (8.21%) JBoss
5 42 (7.18%) SharePoint
6 35 (5.98%) WebLogic
7 27 (4.62%) MS Exchange
8 25 (4.27%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.88%) nginx
10 10 (1.71%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.71%) Jetty
10 10 (1.71%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.37%) CMS
11 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.20%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 97 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.62%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.85%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.68%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.34%) Eikon
7 1 (0.17%) assyst
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.96%) SaaS
2 26 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.03%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.57%) DNS
2 43 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.30%) HTTP
4 29 (4.96%) LDAP
5 19 (3.25%) Internet
6 17 (2.91%) Firewall
7 15 (2.56%) DHCP
7 15 (2.56%) SSL
8 13 (2.22%) SMTP
8 13 (2.22%) VPN
9 11 (1.88%) FTP
9 11 (1.88%) LAN
10 10 (1.71%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.71%) WebEx
11 9 (1.54%) Wireshark
12 8 (1.37%) SAN
13 7 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.20%) WAN
14 6 (1.03%) VoIP
14 6 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (35.73%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.89%) MySQL
3 33 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (4.10%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.76%) DB2
8 18 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.56%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.37%) Big Data
13 8 (1.37%) MS Access
14 7 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.34%) KDB
Development Applications
1 14 (2.39%) ProC
2 13 (2.22%) JIRA
3 8 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.20%) Subversion
5 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.34%) Toad
9 1 (0.17%) Hudson
9 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 127 (21.71%) Finance
2 24 (4.10%) Law
3 18 (3.08%) Banking
4 17 (2.91%) Retail
5 13 (2.22%) Front Office
6 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.71%) Back Office
7 10 (1.71%) French Language
7 10 (1.71%) Legal
8 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.37%) Electronics
10 7 (1.20%) Advertising
10 7 (1.20%) German Language
10 7 (1.20%) Marketing
11 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.85%) Games
12 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.85%) Publishing
13 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (22.74%) .NET
2 64 (10.94%) ASP.NET
3 50 (8.55%) XML
4 38 (6.50%) HTML
5 33 (5.64%) CSS
5 33 (5.64%) LAMP
6 28 (4.79%) Web Services
7 21 (3.59%) J2EE
8 19 (3.25%) Middleware
9 12 (2.05%) jQuery
10 11 (1.88%) Tapestry
10 11 (1.88%) XSLT
11 9 (1.54%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (1.54%) MCollective
12 8 (1.37%) Software Packaging
12 8 (1.37%) WCF
13 7 (1.20%) EDI
13 7 (1.20%) RESTful
13 7 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (10.43%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.96%) Blackberry
4 22 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.59%) Driving Licence
6 20 (3.42%) Clustering
6 20 (3.42%) Hedge funds
6 20 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.74%) iPhone
9 11 (1.88%) Equities
10 10 (1.71%) NHS
11 7 (1.20%) LIMS
12 6 (1.03%) Social Media
13 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.68%) Cybercrime
14 4 (0.68%) iPad
14 4 (0.68%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 276 (47.18%) Windows
2 159 (27.18%) Linux
3 124 (21.20%) Unix
4 121 (20.68%) Windows Server
5 40 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (5.64%) Android
7 32 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (5.30%) Solaris
9 19 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.25%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.39%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.05%) CentOS
13 8 (1.37%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.51%) Fedora
16 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (14.53%) ITIL
2 47 (8.03%) CRM
3 42 (7.18%) Software Engineering
4 40 (6.84%) Problem Management
5 35 (5.98%) High Availability
6 29 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (4.96%) Service Delivery
7 27 (4.62%) Time Management
8 25 (4.27%) Service Management
9 24 (4.10%) Incident Management
9 24 (4.10%) Software Testing
10 21 (3.59%) DevOps
10 21 (3.59%) Line Management
10 21 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (3.42%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.25%) Configuration Management
12 19 (3.25%) Multithreading
13 18 (3.08%) ERP
14 16 (2.74%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (52.14%) SQL
2 125 (21.37%) Java
3 87 (14.87%) C#
4 75 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 65 (11.11%) Perl
6 62 (10.60%) PowerShell
7 44 (7.52%) Python
8 35 (5.98%) PHP
9 34 (5.81%) C++
10 30 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 30 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 28 (4.79%) Shell Script
11 28 (4.79%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.74%) Korn
13 14 (2.39%) VB
14 13 (2.22%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.05%) C
16 10 (1.71%) Ruby
17 6 (1.03%) Progress 4GL
17 6 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 115 (19.66%) Degree
2 25 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.74%) MCSA
5 14 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.54%) MCP
8 8 (1.37%) HNC
8 8 (1.37%) HND
9 7 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.85%) CCNA
10 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.68%) MCTS
11 4 (0.68%) RHCE
12 3 (0.51%) MCSE
12 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.34%) MCT
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (16.92%) SLA
2 18 (3.08%) QA
3 12 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) DICOM
4 2 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.08%) Terminal Server
5 11 (1.88%) VirtualBox
5 11 (1.88%) XenApp
6 10 (1.71%) qmail
6 10 (1.71%) Squid
6 10 (1.71%) Xen
7 5 (0.85%) vSphere
8 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.17%) vCloud
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (5.98%) Puppet
2 25 (4.27%) Nagios
3 12 (2.05%) ZABBIX
4 10 (1.71%) Cacti
4 10 (1.71%) collectd
4 10 (1.71%) Ganglia
4 10 (1.71%) Graphite
4 10 (1.71%) logstash
4 10 (1.71%) WSUS
5 9 (1.54%) SCCM
6 5 (0.85%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.85%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.68%) SCOM
7 4 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.34%) Ansible
8 2 (0.34%) Control-M
9 1 (0.17%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 151 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 108 (18.46%) Oracle
3 72 (12.31%) Citrix
4 71 (12.14%) VMware
5 24 (4.10%) Red Hat
5 24 (4.10%) SAP
6 22 (3.76%) IBM
7 19 (3.25%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.91%) Splunk
9 14 (2.39%) HP
10 12 (2.05%) Cisco
11 11 (1.88%) Google
12 9 (1.54%) iManage
12 9 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.37%) webMethods
14 7 (1.20%) Apple
14 7 (1.20%) Dell
14 7 (1.20%) F5
14 7 (1.20%) Siemens
15 6 (1.03%) Progress
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Circa £50k - £70k + Large Company Be
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
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London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
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Reading, Berkshire
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London
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London
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East London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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