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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 688 699 703
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 210 231 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 170 198 165
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +10 206 £40,000 - 25
London +10 92 £45,000 - 10
South East -2 46 £35,000 - 5
South West +8 28 £34,750 +21.92% 3
Berkshire +17 25 £44,750 +19.33% 2
City of London +26 20 £52,500 +23.52% 4
East of England +17 18 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Reading -2 16 £44,750 +27.85% 1
Bristol -5 15 £22,500 -21.05% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £27,500 -38.88%
Cambridge +21 9 £24,000 -46.66%
Hampshire +17 9 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Yorkshire +11 9 £25,500 -8.10% 1
West Yorkshire +12 7 £25,000 -1.96%
Gloucestershire 0 7 £40,000 -
North West -13 7 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Basingstoke - 7 £25,000 -
Wiltshire 0 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Surrey +14 5 £35,000 -33.33%
Leeds +7 5 £25,000 -1.96%
East Midlands +3 5 £23,500 -9.61% 1
West Sussex -6 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Crawley -11 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Chippenham - 5 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £36,000 - 1
Manchester +1 4 £42,500 +84.78% 2
Reigate - 4 £36,250 -
Cheshire +7 3 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Northampton +2 3 £24,000 -2.04%
Northamptonshire -2 3 £24,000 -2.04%

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 223 (53.61%) SQL
2 206 (49.52%) Windows
3 157 (37.74%) SQL Server
4 154 (37.02%) Oracle
5 148 (35.58%) Java
6 126 (30.29%) Linux
7 123 (29.57%) Finance
8 122 (29.33%) .NET
9 112 (26.92%) UNIX
10 104 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 102 (24.52%) Degree
12 86 (20.67%) Tomcat
13 79 (18.99%) ITIL
14 66 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
15 64 (15.38%) IIS
16 58 (13.94%) C#
17 55 (13.22%) Perl
18 53 (12.74%) XML
18 53 (12.74%) Apache
19 52 (12.50%) JavaScript
20 51 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
21 49 (11.78%) HTML
21 49 (11.78%) Active Directory
22 48 (11.54%) MS Excel
23 47 (11.30%) J2EE
23 47 (11.30%) TCP/IP
24 46 (11.06%) DNS
25 44 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
26 43 (10.34%) Web Services
26 43 (10.34%) Service Delivery

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 86 (20.67%) Tomcat
2 64 (15.38%) IIS
3 53 (12.74%) Apache
4 40 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 25 (6.01%) WebLogic
5 25 (6.01%) JBoss
5 25 (6.01%) WebSphere
6 17 (4.09%) MS Exchange
7 10 (2.40%) nginx
8 9 (2.16%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.20%) SAS
11 4 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.96%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.96%) WordPress
12 3 (0.72%) Lync
12 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
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 (1.44%) RMDS
3 2 (0.48%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.69%) SaaS
2 15 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.30%) TCP/IP
2 46 (11.06%) DNS
3 24 (5.77%) DHCP
4 18 (4.33%) HTTP
5 13 (3.13%) SSL
6 11 (2.64%) VPN
7 10 (2.40%) SMTP
8 9 (2.16%) FTP
8 9 (2.16%) LDAP
8 9 (2.16%) Internet
9 8 (1.92%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.20%) Firewall
10 5 (1.20%) WebEx
11 4 (0.96%) Network Security
11 4 (0.96%) DSL
11 4 (0.96%) VoIP
12 3 (0.72%) VLAN
13 2 (0.48%) Skype
14 1 (0.24%) NAS
14 1 (0.24%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 34 (8.17%) MySQL
4 30 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 22 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.72%) DB2
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
14 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (5.53%) JIRA
2 11 (2.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.64%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.16%) NUnit
3 9 (2.16%) Subversion
3 9 (2.16%) FitNesse
3 9 (2.16%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.44%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.44%) Maven
5 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
General
1 123 (29.57%) Finance
2 25 (6.01%) Retail
3 22 (5.29%) Banking
4 16 (3.85%) Back Office
4 16 (3.85%) Legal
5 13 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.88%) Front Office
6 12 (2.88%) Publishing
7 10 (2.40%) Games
8 9 (2.16%) Marketing
8 9 (2.16%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.92%) Military
9 8 (1.92%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.96%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.96%) French Language
11 4 (0.96%) German Language
12 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 3 (0.72%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (29.33%) .NET
2 53 (12.74%) XML
3 49 (11.78%) HTML
4 47 (11.30%) J2EE
5 43 (10.34%) Web Services
6 32 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 25 (6.01%) CSS
8 19 (4.57%) JMS
9 16 (3.85%) SOAP
10 15 (3.61%) JSP
11 12 (2.88%) MSMQ
12 11 (2.64%) Software Packaging
13 10 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (2.40%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (2.16%) NHibernate
14 9 (2.16%) WCF
14 9 (2.16%) RSS
14 9 (2.16%) MCollective
15 6 (1.44%) Apache Flex
16 4 (0.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.13%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.61%) Replication
6 13 (3.13%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.40%) Equities
8 9 (2.16%) BBC
8 9 (2.16%) Life Science
9 6 (1.44%) Wiki
10 5 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.96%) AS400
11 4 (0.96%) iSeries
12 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.48%) Photography
13 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.48%) PKI
13 2 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 206 (49.52%) Windows
2 126 (30.29%) Linux
3 112 (26.92%) UNIX
4 51 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.64%) Solaris
8 6 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.20%) CentOS
10 4 (0.96%) HPUX
10 4 (0.96%) Android
11 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.48%) AIX
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.99%) ITIL
2 43 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 37 (8.89%) CRM
4 23 (5.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 22 (5.29%) Change Management
6 21 (5.05%) BPEL
7 20 (4.81%) Problem Management
8 18 (4.33%) Time Management
8 18 (4.33%) E-Commerce
8 18 (4.33%) DevOps
9 17 (4.09%) Configuration Management
9 17 (4.09%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (3.85%) Content Management
11 15 (3.61%) Line Management
11 15 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (3.37%) Service Management
13 13 (3.13%) Project Management
13 13 (3.13%) MVC
13 13 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (53.61%) SQL
2 148 (35.58%) Java
3 58 (13.94%) C#
4 55 (13.22%) Perl
5 52 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 40 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 39 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 39 (9.38%) Python
8 36 (8.65%) PL/SQL
9 26 (6.25%) C
10 24 (5.77%) C++
11 23 (5.53%) PHP
12 16 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.37%) XPath
14 9 (2.16%) Ruby
15 7 (1.68%) COBOL
16 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.44%) VB
17 5 (1.20%) Groovy
18 4 (0.96%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 102 (24.52%) Degree
2 26 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.57%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.20%) MCSA
8 4 (0.96%) MCITP
9 3 (0.72%) MCP
9 3 (0.72%) MCTS
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.77%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) SLA
3 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.16%) Squid
2 9 (2.16%) qmail
3 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (7.45%) Puppet
2 24 (5.77%) Nagios
3 18 (4.33%) WSUS
4 16 (3.85%) SCOM
5 15 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.13%) logstash
7 11 (2.64%) ZABBIX
8 9 (2.16%) Cacti
8 9 (2.16%) Ganglia
8 9 (2.16%) collectd
8 9 (2.16%) BMC PATROL
8 9 (2.16%) Graphite
8 9 (2.16%) SCCM
9 6 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.20%) Ansible
10 5 (1.20%) OpenView
10 5 (1.20%) MOM
11 2 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 154 (37.02%) Oracle
2 104 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.97%) Citrix
4 23 (5.53%) HP
5 19 (4.57%) Dell
5 19 (4.57%) VMware
6 17 (4.09%) IBM
7 16 (3.85%) SAP
8 14 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.37%) Splunk
9 13 (3.13%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.16%) Sony
10 9 (2.16%) BMC
11 8 (1.92%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.92%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.44%) Symantec
13 6 (1.44%) Cisco
13 6 (1.44%) Sun
13 6 (1.44%) Lumension
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago