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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 659 699 667
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 219 223 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 179 193 207
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.47%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 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
(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 +42 211 £35,500 +1.42% 27
London +79 85 £42,500 -2.85% 11
South West +31 56 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South East -20 32 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Bristol +14 24 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Wiltshire +10 22 £32,500 +8.33%
City of London +47 16 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East of England +14 16 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Chippenham +12 14 £30,000 -7.69%
Berkshire -16 13 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Yorkshire +22 10 £25,500 -32.00% 3
North West -9 10 £34,250 -2.14%
Surrey +31 9 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Reading -20 9 £44,750 +62.72% 2
Docklands, London - 9 £47,500 -
Swindon +7 8 £34,750 +15.83%
Gloucestershire -1 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Hampshire - 7 £25,000 - 3
Basingstoke - 7 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +18 6 £26,000 -30.66% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £23,000 -24.59%
Scotland +12 5 £32,000 +1.58%
Essex +11 5 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +8 5 £22,500 -40.39% 1
Cambridge +8 5 £23,000 -12.38%
Cheshire +1 4 £32,000 +6.66%
South Wales - 4 £21,750 -
Wales - 4 £21,750 -
Halifax - 4 £26,000 - 1
Harpenden - 4 £22,250 -

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 193 (51.19%) SQL
2 161 (42.71%) Windows
3 140 (37.14%) Oracle
4 133 (35.28%) Java
5 130 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 121 (32.10%) UNIX
7 116 (30.77%) Finance
8 112 (29.71%) Linux
9 107 (28.38%) .NET
10 82 (21.75%) Tomcat
11 78 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 74 (19.63%) Degree
13 65 (17.24%) ITIL
14 56 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (14.32%) Perl
16 53 (14.06%) JavaScript
16 53 (14.06%) HTML
17 47 (12.47%) XML
18 44 (11.67%) TCP/IP
19 41 (10.88%) IIS
20 38 (10.08%) CRM
21 37 (9.81%) Python
21 37 (9.81%) J2EE
22 36 (9.55%) SharePoint
22 36 (9.55%) MS Excel
23 35 (9.28%) Active Directory
23 35 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
24 33 (8.75%) T-SQL
24 33 (8.75%) Service Delivery
25 32 (8.49%) C#

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 82 (21.75%) Tomcat
2 41 (10.88%) IIS
3 36 (9.55%) SharePoint
4 29 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 23 (6.10%) Apache
6 16 (4.24%) WebLogic
6 16 (4.24%) GlassFish
7 15 (3.98%) JBoss
8 14 (3.71%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.33%) SAS
10 4 (1.06%) WordPress
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) nginx
12 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.59%) RMDS
3 2 (0.53%) Maximo
3 2 (0.53%) assyst
4 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.90%) SaaS
2 7 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 25 (6.63%) DNS
3 15 (3.98%) DHCP
4 14 (3.71%) Internet
5 13 (3.45%) HTTP
6 9 (2.39%) Firewall
6 9 (2.39%) FTP
7 8 (2.12%) VPN
8 6 (1.59%) DSL
8 6 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.33%) WebEx
9 5 (1.33%) VoIP
10 4 (1.06%) SSL
10 4 (1.06%) Network Security
11 3 (0.80%) VLAN
12 2 (0.53%) LDAP
12 2 (0.53%) RTP
12 2 (0.53%) Wireless
12 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.16%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (5.04%) MySQL
6 14 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.59%) DB2
10 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.80%) MS Access
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.53%) Big Data
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.71%) JIRA
2 10 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.39%) Subversion
4 8 (2.12%) Maven
4 8 (2.12%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.53%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) MSI
8 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 116 (30.77%) Finance
2 16 (4.24%) Banking
3 13 (3.45%) Retail
4 12 (3.18%) Back Office
5 11 (2.92%) Legal
5 11 (2.92%) Publishing
6 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.33%) Front Office
9 4 (1.06%) Automotive
9 4 (1.06%) Military
9 4 (1.06%) Games
9 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.06%) Arabic Language
9 4 (1.06%) French Language
9 4 (1.06%) German Language
9 4 (1.06%) Marketing
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (28.38%) .NET
2 53 (14.06%) HTML
3 47 (12.47%) XML
4 37 (9.81%) J2EE
5 32 (8.49%) ASP.NET
5 32 (8.49%) Web Services
6 25 (6.63%) CSS
7 18 (4.77%) JSP
7 18 (4.77%) JMS
8 12 (3.18%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.39%) RSS
11 8 (2.12%) Software Packaging
12 5 (1.33%) HTML5
12 5 (1.33%) Apache Flex
12 5 (1.33%) MSMQ
12 5 (1.33%) SOAP
13 4 (1.06%) Middleware
13 4 (1.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.04%) Replication
5 18 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.92%) Equities
7 10 (2.65%) Life Science
7 10 (2.65%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.39%) BBC
9 6 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.06%) AS400
11 4 (1.06%) Wiki
11 4 (1.06%) Derivative
11 4 (1.06%) iSeries
12 3 (0.80%) PKI
13 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 161 (42.71%) Windows
2 121 (32.10%) UNIX
3 112 (29.71%) Linux
4 35 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.45%) Solaris
7 12 (3.18%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.06%) HPUX
10 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.53%) AIX
11 2 (0.53%) Android
11 2 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.24%) ITIL
2 38 (10.08%) CRM
3 33 (8.75%) Service Delivery
4 22 (5.84%) Change Management
5 20 (5.31%) Project Management
6 19 (5.04%) Problem Management
7 18 (4.77%) Content Management
8 16 (4.24%) DevOps
9 15 (3.98%) Release Management
10 14 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (3.71%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (3.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (3.45%) Time Management
11 13 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.45%) BPEL
12 12 (3.18%) Line Management
13 11 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (2.65%) ERP
15 8 (2.12%) E-Commerce
15 8 (2.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (51.19%) SQL
2 133 (35.28%) Java
3 54 (14.32%) Perl
4 53 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 37 (9.81%) Python
6 33 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 32 (8.49%) C#
8 30 (7.96%) PL/SQL
9 27 (7.16%) PowerShell
10 24 (6.37%) PHP
11 20 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.31%) Bash Shell
12 19 (5.04%) C
13 18 (4.77%) C++
14 14 (3.71%) XPath
15 13 (3.45%) VB
16 11 (2.92%) Bourne shell
16 11 (2.92%) Korn
16 11 (2.92%) AWK
17 10 (2.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (19.63%) Degree
2 19 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.06%) MCP
7 4 (1.06%) MCITP
8 3 (0.80%) MCSA
9 2 (0.53%) MCSE
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) QA
2 11 (2.92%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) Squid
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) qmail
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (6.90%) Puppet
2 15 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.18%) WSUS
4 10 (2.65%) Nagios
5 7 (1.86%) Ansible
6 6 (1.59%) SCCM
7 5 (1.33%) SCOM
7 5 (1.33%) logstash
7 5 (1.33%) OpenView
8 4 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.06%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.27%) Cacti
10 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.27%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.27%) Graphite
10 1 (0.27%) collectd
10 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 140 (37.14%) Oracle
2 78 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.57%) Citrix
4 20 (5.31%) HP
5 19 (5.04%) IBM
6 17 (4.51%) Dell
7 13 (3.45%) SAP
8 11 (2.92%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.65%) Cisco
9 10 (2.65%) VMware
10 9 (2.39%) Sony
11 8 (2.12%) Sun
12 6 (1.59%) SunGard
12 6 (1.59%) Symantec
12 6 (1.59%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.33%) Splunk
13 5 (1.33%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.33%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.06%) Informatica
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