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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 716 720 720
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 199 156 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 176 139 180
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 £23,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 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 30 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 -12 180 £40,000 +11.11% 23
London +30 102 £47,500 +17.28% 10
South East -8 37 £35,000 +0.71% 4
City of London +25 26 £45,000 +11.11% 3
South West -9 19 £28,500 -12.30%
Scotland +1 17 £30,250 -3.96%
Surrey +7 12 £35,750 +58.88%
Berkshire -9 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East of England -10 11 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol +2 10 £28,500 -5.00%
Edinburgh -3 10 £30,250 -29.65%
Reading +5 9 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £31,500 -
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 5 £27,500 -26.66%
West Midlands -23 5 £33,500 -16.25% 2
North West -27 4 - - 4
Luton - 4 £38,500 -
Glasgow -5 3 - -
Coventry -9 3 £40,000 +56.86% 2
East Midlands -10 3 £24,500 +4.25%
Hampshire -22 3 £26,500 -23.18% 1
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
North East - 3 £27,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £27,000 -
Croydon - 3 £27,500 -
Helston - 3 £45,000 -
Epsom - 3 £38,500 -
Falmouth - 3 £45,000 -

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 269 (62.70%) SQL
2 194 (45.22%) Windows
3 166 (38.69%) SQL Server
4 146 (34.03%) Linux
5 138 (32.17%) Java
6 133 (31.00%) Microsoft
7 124 (28.90%) .NET
8 107 (24.94%) Oracle
9 87 (20.28%) ITIL
10 83 (19.35%) UNIX
11 79 (18.41%) Finance
12 73 (17.02%) IIS
12 73 (17.02%) JavaScript
13 70 (16.32%) MySQL
14 68 (15.85%) MS Excel
15 66 (15.38%) HTML
16 63 (14.69%) Tomcat
17 62 (14.45%) C#
18 60 (13.99%) Degree
19 51 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (10.49%) ASP.NET
21 45 (10.49%) Apache
21 45 (10.49%) Relational Database
22 38 (8.86%) Web Services
23 36 (8.39%) SharePoint
23 36 (8.39%) Problem Management
24 35 (8.16%) CRM
24 35 (8.16%) C++
25 34 (7.93%) PHP

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 73 (17.02%) IIS
2 63 (14.69%) Tomcat
3 45 (10.49%) Apache
4 36 (8.39%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.26%) Confluence
6 11 (2.56%) Node.js
6 11 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.56%) Jetty
7 10 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.86%) Liferay
10 7 (1.63%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.17%) nginx
12 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 68 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.93%) MS Office
3 8 (1.86%) FastStats
4 6 (1.40%) InDesign
5 2 (0.47%) Windchill
5 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.80%) Retail-J
3 8 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.70%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.70%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.47%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.23%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
7 1 (0.23%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.23%) SaaS
2 10 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.86%) Joyent
3 8 (1.86%) IaaS
4 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.66%) Internet
3 17 (3.96%) Firewall
4 15 (3.50%) DHCP
5 14 (3.26%) DNS
6 8 (1.86%) HTTP
6 8 (1.86%) VoIP
7 7 (1.63%) LAN
8 6 (1.40%) WAN
9 5 (1.17%) SMTP
9 5 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.93%) LDAP
10 4 (0.93%) ATM
10 4 (0.93%) FTP
10 4 (0.93%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.23%) Network Security
11 1 (0.23%) Multicast
11 1 (0.23%) IPsec
11 1 (0.23%) SSL
11 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (38.69%) SQL Server
2 70 (16.32%) MySQL
3 45 (10.49%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.83%) RDBMS
6 20 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 19 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (4.20%) DB2
9 16 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.86%) Redis
13 8 (1.86%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.93%) MS Access
16 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (3.96%) Subversion
2 16 (3.73%) JIRA
3 15 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.86%) Firebug
6 7 (1.63%) Ant
7 6 (1.40%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.47%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 79 (18.41%) Finance
2 29 (6.76%) Retail
3 27 (6.29%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (4.20%) Marketing
5 16 (3.73%) Banking
6 15 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.03%) French Language
8 7 (1.63%) Back Office
8 7 (1.63%) Automotive
9 6 (1.40%) Advertising
9 6 (1.40%) Electronics
9 6 (1.40%) German Language
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
11 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.70%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (28.90%) .NET
2 66 (15.38%) HTML
3 45 (10.49%) ASP.NET
4 38 (8.86%) Web Services
5 33 (7.69%) J2EE
6 31 (7.23%) XML
7 30 (6.99%) CSS
8 18 (4.20%) LAMP
9 16 (3.73%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.10%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (1.63%) Middleware
11 7 (1.63%) SOAP
11 7 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (1.40%) Ajax
12 6 (1.40%) Classic ASP
12 6 (1.40%) JSON
13 3 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.70%) WCF
13 3 (0.70%) Spring
13 3 (0.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.26%) Open Source
5 7 (1.63%) Derivative
6 6 (1.40%) EFT
7 5 (1.17%) DTV
7 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.17%) Clustering
7 5 (1.17%) Life Science
7 5 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.93%) Social Media
8 4 (0.93%) User Experience
8 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.93%) PKI
9 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.70%) Physics
9 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.70%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 194 (45.22%) Windows
2 146 (34.03%) Linux
3 83 (19.35%) UNIX
4 50 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.20%) Solaris
7 17 (3.96%) Windows XP
8 14 (3.26%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.56%) AIX
10 10 (2.33%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.63%) HPUX
13 6 (1.40%) Windows CE
13 6 (1.40%) Android
13 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.93%) CentOS
16 3 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.28%) ITIL
2 36 (8.39%) Problem Management
3 35 (8.16%) CRM
4 29 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (5.83%) ERP
6 24 (5.59%) Incident Management
7 20 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (4.43%) Service Management
9 17 (3.96%) Migration
9 17 (3.96%) Workflow
10 16 (3.73%) Software Engineering
11 15 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (3.50%) E-Commerce
12 13 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.56%) Data Analysis
13 11 (2.56%) Capacity Management
13 11 (2.56%) OO
13 11 (2.56%) Change Management
14 10 (2.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 269 (62.70%) SQL
2 138 (32.17%) Java
3 73 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.45%) C#
5 35 (8.16%) C++
6 34 (7.93%) PHP
7 30 (6.99%) Python
8 26 (6.06%) Perl
9 21 (4.90%) VB
10 20 (4.66%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.96%) VB.NET
11 17 (3.96%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.96%) T-SQL
11 17 (3.96%) VBScript
12 14 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.26%) C
13 11 (2.56%) Ruby
14 9 (2.10%) VB6
15 7 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 60 (13.99%) Degree
2 16 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.10%) MCITP
6 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.93%) MCP
9 3 (0.70%) HND
10 2 (0.47%) MCSE
10 2 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.53%) SLA
2 23 (5.36%) QA
3 10 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.17%) Squid
4 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.47%) Snort
5 2 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.33%) WSUS
1 10 (2.33%) SCCM
2 8 (1.86%) SCOM
2 8 (1.86%) HP SIM
2 8 (1.86%) Puppet
2 8 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.40%) Nagios
4 4 (0.93%) OpenView
4 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.47%) Munin
5 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.47%) OVSD
6 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 133 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 107 (24.94%) Oracle
3 29 (6.76%) VMware
4 21 (4.90%) JBoss
5 15 (3.50%) HP
6 13 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.80%) JDA
8 11 (2.56%) Cisco
8 11 (2.56%) F5
9 10 (2.33%) Sybase
9 10 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 8 (1.86%) ArcSight
10 8 (1.86%) Lumension
10 8 (1.86%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.86%) Adobe
11 6 (1.40%) IBM
11 6 (1.40%) Reuters
12 5 (1.17%) SAP
12 5 (1.17%) Citrix
13 4 (0.93%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 30k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £4,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ADIL
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £14000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago