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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 709 696 720
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 194 171 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 174 153 187
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £31,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 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
(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 -25 177 £40,000 +11.88% 20
London +8 101 £47,750 +22.43% 9
South East -22 37 £37,500 +15.38% 3
City of London +14 26 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West -5 19 £28,500 -8.80% 1
Scotland -3 15 £30,000 -15.49% 1
Surrey +8 12 £38,500 +71.11%
Berkshire -2 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East of England -11 11 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Reading +5 10 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Edinburgh -4 8 £30,000 -30.23% 1
Bristol -5 8 £28,500 -5.00% 1
North West -30 8 £36,250 +11.53% 5
Gloucestershire -2 7 £27,500 -17.29%
Bedfordshire -4 7 £38,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £33,750 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £24,500 -5.76%
Cheshire - 5 £42,500 -
Aylesbury - 5 £34,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 4 - -
Hampshire -12 4 £26,500 -24.28%
West Midlands -16 4 £40,000 +55.33% 1
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Luton - 4 £38,500 - 1
Oxford +8 3 £38,000 -15.55%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £38,000 -15.55%
Coventry -4 3 £40,000 +56.86% 1
Glasgow -6 3 - -
Manchester -21 3 £30,000 -5.51% 3
Yorkshire -28 3 £30,000 +25.00%

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 277 (63.53%) SQL
2 197 (45.18%) Windows
3 162 (37.16%) SQL Server
4 150 (34.40%) Linux
5 147 (33.72%) Java
6 136 (31.19%) Microsoft
7 124 (28.44%) .NET
8 118 (27.06%) Oracle
9 95 (21.79%) UNIX
10 88 (20.18%) ITIL
11 76 (17.43%) Finance
12 74 (16.97%) JavaScript
13 70 (16.06%) MySQL
13 70 (16.06%) IIS
14 69 (15.83%) HTML
15 66 (15.14%) Tomcat
16 64 (14.68%) MS Excel
17 63 (14.45%) C#
18 58 (13.30%) Degree
19 49 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (10.55%) Relational Database
20 46 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (9.86%) Apache
22 40 (9.17%) ASP.NET
23 39 (8.94%) J2EE
24 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
25 35 (8.03%) PHP
25 35 (8.03%) Web Services
26 34 (7.80%) C++
27 33 (7.57%) Problem Management

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 70 (16.06%) IIS
2 66 (15.14%) Tomcat
3 43 (9.86%) Apache
4 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.44%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.21%) Confluence
7 12 (2.75%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.52%) Node.js
9 10 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.29%) Liferay
10 9 (2.06%) Jetty
10 9 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.15%) nginx
13 5 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 64 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.88%) MS Office
3 10 (2.29%) FastStats
4 6 (1.38%) InDesign
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.52%) Retail-J
3 8 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.69%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.69%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.23%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.23%) SmartPlant
8 1 (0.23%) assyst
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.73%) SaaS
2 9 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.83%) Joyent
3 8 (1.83%) IaaS
4 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.50%) Internet
2 20 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.36%) Firewall
4 15 (3.44%) DNS
4 15 (3.44%) DHCP
5 9 (2.06%) HTTP
6 7 (1.61%) LAN
6 7 (1.61%) SMTP
7 6 (1.38%) ATM
7 6 (1.38%) VoIP
7 6 (1.38%) WAN
8 5 (1.15%) LDAP
8 5 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.92%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.92%) FTP
10 2 (0.46%) SNMP
11 1 (0.23%) Intranet
11 1 (0.23%) VPN
11 1 (0.23%) ADSL
11 1 (0.23%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (37.16%) SQL Server
2 70 (16.06%) MySQL
3 46 (10.55%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.96%) Oracle Database
5 25 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (5.28%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.82%) DB2
8 18 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (3.44%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (3.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.29%) Pentaho
13 8 (1.83%) Redis
14 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
18 3 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.67%) Subversion
2 16 (3.67%) JIRA
3 15 (3.44%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.52%) Ant
5 8 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.83%) Firebug
6 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.46%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.46%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
General
1 76 (17.43%) Finance
2 28 (6.42%) Retail
3 26 (5.96%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.36%) Marketing
5 17 (3.90%) Banking
6 16 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.98%) French Language
9 9 (2.06%) Automotive
10 7 (1.61%) German Language
11 6 (1.38%) Electronics
11 6 (1.38%) Advertising
12 5 (1.15%) Back Office
13 4 (0.92%) Legal
14 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.46%) Front Office
15 2 (0.46%) Billing
15 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (28.44%) .NET
2 69 (15.83%) HTML
3 40 (9.17%) ASP.NET
4 39 (8.94%) J2EE
5 35 (8.03%) Web Services
6 32 (7.34%) XML
7 29 (6.65%) CSS
8 16 (3.67%) LAMP
9 14 (3.21%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (1.83%) Middleware
12 7 (1.61%) Ajax
12 7 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (1.38%) Classic ASP
13 6 (1.38%) EJB
14 5 (1.15%) SOAP
14 5 (1.15%) JSON
15 4 (0.92%) DHTML
16 3 (0.69%) JSP
16 3 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.44%) Open Source
5 8 (1.83%) EFT
6 6 (1.38%) Derivative
7 5 (1.15%) Clustering
7 5 (1.15%) DTV
7 5 (1.15%) Life Science
7 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.92%) Social Media
8 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.92%) User Experience
8 4 (0.92%) PKI
9 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.69%) Physics
10 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.46%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 197 (45.18%) Windows
2 150 (34.40%) Linux
3 95 (21.79%) UNIX
4 46 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.36%) Windows XP
7 18 (4.13%) Solaris
8 15 (3.44%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.52%) AIX
10 10 (2.29%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.61%) HPUX
13 6 (1.38%) Windows CE
13 6 (1.38%) Android
13 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.92%) CentOS
16 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.18%) ITIL
2 33 (7.57%) Problem Management
3 32 (7.34%) CRM
3 32 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (5.28%) ERP
4 23 (5.28%) Incident Management
5 21 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (4.82%) Migration
6 18 (4.13%) Service Management
7 17 (3.90%) Workflow
8 16 (3.67%) Software Engineering
8 16 (3.67%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (3.21%) E-Commerce
11 13 (2.98%) Change Management
12 12 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (2.75%) OO
13 11 (2.52%) Release Management
14 10 (2.29%) Software Deployment
14 10 (2.29%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 277 (63.53%) SQL
2 147 (33.72%) Java
3 74 (16.97%) JavaScript
4 63 (14.45%) C#
5 35 (8.03%) PHP
6 34 (7.80%) C++
7 30 (6.88%) Python
8 27 (6.19%) VB
8 27 (6.19%) Perl
9 23 (5.28%) Shell Script
10 22 (5.05%) VB.NET
11 21 (4.82%) PowerShell
12 19 (4.36%) T-SQL
13 16 (3.67%) VBScript
14 14 (3.21%) PL/SQL
14 14 (3.21%) C
15 12 (2.75%) VB6
16 10 (2.29%) Ruby
16 10 (2.29%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.83%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 58 (13.30%) Degree
2 19 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.06%) MCITP
3 9 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.15%) MCP
6 5 (1.15%) MCSE
7 3 (0.69%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.65%) SLA
2 25 (5.73%) QA
3 10 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.15%) Squid
4 4 (0.92%) vSphere
5 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.46%) Snort
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.52%) SCCM
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (2.29%) WSUS
3 8 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (1.83%) SCOM
3 8 (1.83%) HP SIM
4 7 (1.61%) Puppet
5 6 (1.38%) Nagios
6 4 (0.92%) OpenView
6 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.46%) Munin
8 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.46%) OVSD
9 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 136 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 118 (27.06%) Oracle
3 31 (7.11%) VMware
4 23 (5.28%) JBoss
5 13 (2.98%) Cisco
5 13 (2.98%) HP
5 13 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.52%) JDA
6 11 (2.52%) SolarWinds
6 11 (2.52%) F5
7 10 (2.29%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.06%) Sybase
9 8 (1.83%) Adobe
9 8 (1.83%) ArcSight
9 8 (1.83%) Lumension
10 6 (1.38%) IBM
11 5 (1.15%) SAP
11 5 (1.15%) Citrix
12 4 (0.92%) Sun
12 4 (0.92%) Cognos
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bennifits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + on call (5-10K)
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 17 days ago