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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 675 720 668
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -52
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 234 228 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 188 196 193
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,721 £30,750
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +6.40%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 £27,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +54 227 £37,000 -3.89% 23
London +39 94 £42,500 - 8
South West +28 54 £32,500 +16.07% 3
South East -18 42 £35,000 - 5
Bristol +4 26 £22,500 -23.07% 2
Berkshire -10 22 £44,750 +19.33% 3
Wiltshire +9 19 £32,500 +18.18% 1
City of London +50 18 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Reading -3 16 £44,750 +27.85% 2
East of England +8 15 £27,500 -28.57% 3
Chippenham - 12 £32,500 -
Hampshire +12 11 £25,000 -24.81% 1
Yorkshire +16 10 £26,000 -13.33%
Basingstoke - 10 £25,000 -
North West -21 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Yorkshire +21 8 £25,500 -
Gloucestershire -2 8 £40,000 -
Surrey +13 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Swindon 0 7 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £28,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Docklands, London - 6 £47,500 -
Cambridge +10 5 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Cheshire -1 5 £25,000 -41.17%
Leeds +16 4 £25,000 -
Manchester +3 4 £37,500 +63.04% 3
Reigate - 4 £35,000 -
Halifax - 4 £26,000 -
Edinburgh +10 3 £36,000 +10.76%
Scotland +7 3 £36,000 +14.28%

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 221 (53.25%) SQL
2 189 (45.54%) Windows
3 165 (39.76%) Oracle
4 151 (36.39%) Java
5 146 (35.18%) SQL Server
6 129 (31.08%) .NET
7 128 (30.84%) Finance
8 127 (30.60%) UNIX
9 124 (29.88%) Linux
10 96 (23.13%) Microsoft
11 91 (21.93%) Tomcat
11 91 (21.93%) Degree
12 72 (17.35%) ITIL
13 66 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
14 62 (14.94%) Perl
15 61 (14.70%) JavaScript
16 58 (13.98%) HTML
17 56 (13.49%) XML
18 54 (13.01%) IIS
19 52 (12.53%) C#
20 48 (11.57%) TCP/IP
21 47 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
22 46 (11.08%) J2EE
23 45 (10.84%) MS Excel
24 42 (10.12%) SharePoint
24 42 (10.12%) Service Delivery
25 41 (9.88%) Active Directory
25 41 (9.88%) Python
25 41 (9.88%) PL/SQL
26 40 (9.64%) Web Services

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 91 (21.93%) Tomcat
2 54 (13.01%) IIS
3 42 (10.12%) SharePoint
4 30 (7.23%) Apache
5 29 (6.99%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.30%) WebLogic
7 21 (5.06%) JBoss
8 17 (4.10%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.41%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.69%) nginx
11 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.20%) SAS
13 4 (0.96%) WordPress
14 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
16 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.45%) RMDS
3 2 (0.48%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.75%) SaaS
2 12 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.57%) TCP/IP
2 39 (9.40%) DNS
3 22 (5.30%) DHCP
4 14 (3.37%) HTTP
4 14 (3.37%) Internet
5 9 (2.17%) FTP
5 9 (2.17%) SSL
5 9 (2.17%) VPN
6 7 (1.69%) Firewall
6 7 (1.69%) SMTP
7 6 (1.45%) LDAP
7 6 (1.45%) DSL
7 6 (1.45%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.20%) WebEx
9 4 (0.96%) Network Security
9 4 (0.96%) VoIP
10 3 (0.72%) VLAN
11 1 (0.24%) IMAP
11 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.24%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (35.18%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 29 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (6.27%) MySQL
5 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.96%) DB2
11 4 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 21 (5.06%) JIRA
2 12 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.65%) Subversion
3 11 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.93%) Maven
4 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.69%) FitNesse
5 7 (1.69%) NUnit
6 6 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.24%) Hudson
7 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.24%) Ant
7 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 128 (30.84%) Finance
2 22 (5.30%) Banking
3 20 (4.82%) Retail
4 16 (3.86%) Back Office
5 13 (3.13%) Legal
6 12 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.89%) Publishing
7 9 (2.17%) Front Office
7 9 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.93%) Military
9 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.45%) Games
11 4 (0.96%) Automotive
11 4 (0.96%) Marketing
11 4 (0.96%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.96%) French Language
11 4 (0.96%) German Language
12 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.72%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (31.08%) .NET
2 58 (13.98%) HTML
3 56 (13.49%) XML
4 46 (11.08%) J2EE
5 40 (9.64%) Web Services
6 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET
7 29 (6.99%) CSS
8 19 (4.58%) JSP
9 18 (4.34%) JMS
10 13 (3.13%) SOAP
11 12 (2.89%) Software Packaging
12 10 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (2.41%) RSS
13 9 (2.17%) MSMQ
13 9 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (1.69%) NHibernate
14 7 (1.69%) WCF
15 6 (1.45%) Apache Flex
15 6 (1.45%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (4.58%) Replication
6 15 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.61%) Hedge funds
7 14 (3.37%) Equities
8 10 (2.41%) Life Science
8 10 (2.41%) BBC
9 6 (1.45%) Wiki
10 5 (1.20%) Derivative
10 5 (1.20%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.96%) AS400
11 4 (0.96%) iSeries
12 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 189 (45.54%) Windows
2 127 (30.60%) UNIX
3 124 (29.88%) Linux
4 47 (11.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.65%) Solaris
8 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.20%) CentOS
10 4 (0.96%) HPUX
11 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.72%) Android
11 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.48%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.35%) ITIL
2 42 (10.12%) Service Delivery
3 38 (9.16%) CRM
4 22 (5.30%) Change Management
5 20 (4.82%) Content Management
5 20 (4.82%) BPEL
6 19 (4.58%) Project Management
6 19 (4.58%) Problem Management
6 19 (4.58%) Line Management
7 18 (4.34%) DevOps
7 18 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (3.61%) E-Commerce
9 15 (3.61%) Time Management
10 14 (3.37%) Configuration Management
10 14 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (3.13%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.89%) Release Management
13 11 (2.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 221 (53.25%) SQL
2 151 (36.39%) Java
3 62 (14.94%) Perl
4 61 (14.70%) JavaScript
5 52 (12.53%) C#
6 41 (9.88%) PL/SQL
6 41 (9.88%) Python
7 38 (9.16%) T-SQL
8 33 (7.95%) PowerShell
9 25 (6.02%) C
10 23 (5.54%) PHP
11 20 (4.82%) Bash Shell
12 19 (4.58%) C++
13 14 (3.37%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.37%) XPath
14 10 (2.41%) Ruby
15 9 (2.17%) Korn
15 9 (2.17%) Bourne shell
15 9 (2.17%) AWK
15 9 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (21.93%) Degree
2 26 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) MCITP
6 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.72%) MCSA
7 3 (0.72%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.02%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) SLA
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.45%) Squid
2 6 (1.45%) qmail
3 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (6.75%) Puppet
2 18 (4.34%) Nagios
2 18 (4.34%) WSUS
3 15 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.13%) SCOM
5 10 (2.41%) logstash
6 7 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (1.69%) Ansible
7 6 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.45%) SCCM
7 6 (1.45%) Graphite
7 6 (1.45%) collectd
7 6 (1.45%) ZABBIX
7 6 (1.45%) Cacti
7 6 (1.45%) Ganglia
7 6 (1.45%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.20%) OpenView
9 4 (0.96%) MOM
10 2 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 165 (39.76%) Oracle
2 96 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.51%) Citrix
4 24 (5.78%) HP
5 21 (5.06%) Dell
6 20 (4.82%) SAP
7 18 (4.34%) IBM
8 15 (3.61%) VMware
9 12 (2.89%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.89%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.41%) Sony
10 10 (2.41%) Splunk
11 8 (1.93%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.93%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.69%) BMC
13 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.45%) Symantec
13 6 (1.45%) Cisco
13 6 (1.45%) Sun
13 6 (1.45%) Lumension
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