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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 693 722 728
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 196 181 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 173 162 160
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +8 180 £35,000 - 21
London +24 80 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South East -13 43 £34,000 +23.63% 3
South West +11 26 £28,500 -17.39% 3
City of London +37 17 £40,000 +12.67% 3
East of England -38 14 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Surrey +1 12 £33,000 +16.81%
North West -17 12 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £25,000 - 2
Bristol +11 10 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Scotland +2 10 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £18,750 -
Cheshire +5 8 £25,000 -43.18%
West Midlands -17 8 £29,750 -33.88% 2
Tewkesbury - 8 £25,000 -
Knutsford - 8 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +5 7 £38,000 +44.76%
Oxford +13 6 £38,000 +52.00%
Berkshire -1 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Sussex - 5 £27,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £18,750 -
Edinburgh - 5 £30,500 -
Bedfordshire 0 4 £30,000 -32.20%
Hampshire -10 4 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Hertfordshire -11 4 £31,750 -25.29% 2
Coventry - 4 £31,000 - 1
Crawley - 4 £27,000 -
East Midlands +6 3 - -
Swindon +1 3 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Slough -5 3 £35,000 -15.15% 1

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 237 (57.95%) SQL
2 169 (41.32%) SQL Server
2 169 (41.32%) Windows
3 135 (33.01%) .NET
4 119 (29.10%) Linux
5 117 (28.61%) Java
6 110 (26.89%) Microsoft
7 102 (24.94%) Oracle
8 84 (20.54%) Finance
9 75 (18.34%) C#
9 75 (18.34%) ITIL
10 71 (17.36%) UNIX
11 70 (17.11%) MS Excel
12 68 (16.63%) Tomcat
13 64 (15.65%) MySQL
14 63 (15.40%) HTML
15 58 (14.18%) JavaScript
15 58 (14.18%) IIS
16 54 (13.20%) Degree
17 51 (12.47%) ASP.NET
18 47 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (10.02%) Apache
21 39 (9.54%) Web Services
21 39 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 37 (9.05%) Relational Database
23 35 (8.56%) SLA
24 34 (8.31%) XML
24 34 (8.31%) Python
24 34 (8.31%) Perl

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 68 (16.63%) Tomcat
2 58 (14.18%) IIS
3 41 (10.02%) Apache
4 28 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.16%) JBoss
6 13 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.93%) Jetty
8 11 (2.69%) Confluence
9 10 (2.44%) GlassFish
9 10 (2.44%) MS Exchange
10 9 (2.20%) Node.js
11 8 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 70 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.82%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.73%) InDesign
3 3 (0.73%) Windchill
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.44%) Retail-J
3 7 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.73%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.73%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.49%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.24%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.11%) SaaS
2 8 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.22%) Joyent
3 5 (1.22%) IaaS
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.49%) Route 53
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.40%) Firewall
2 17 (4.16%) Internet
3 15 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.96%) LAN
4 8 (1.96%) VoIP
4 8 (1.96%) DHCP
5 7 (1.71%) WAN
5 7 (1.71%) DNS
6 6 (1.47%) HTTP
7 5 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.98%) Intranet
8 4 (0.98%) FTP
8 4 (0.98%) SMTP
8 4 (0.98%) Wireless
9 3 (0.73%) LDAP
10 2 (0.49%) VPN
11 1 (0.24%) SSL
11 1 (0.24%) IPsec
11 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (41.32%) SQL Server
2 64 (15.65%) MySQL
3 39 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (9.05%) Relational Database
5 29 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 17 (4.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.91%) DB2
8 16 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.96%) MS Access
13 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.22%) Redis
14 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
16 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (3.91%) Subversion
2 14 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.18%) JIRA
4 9 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.22%) Firebug
6 3 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.49%) Ant
7 2 (0.49%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.49%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (20.54%) Finance
2 22 (5.38%) Retail
3 20 (4.89%) Marketing
4 16 (3.91%) Back Office
5 15 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (3.42%) Banking
7 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.22%) Electronics
9 5 (1.22%) Advertising
9 5 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.98%) Legal
10 4 (0.98%) Front Office
10 4 (0.98%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.98%) French Language
11 3 (0.73%) German Language
11 3 (0.73%) Automotive
11 3 (0.73%) Law
12 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (33.01%) .NET
2 63 (15.40%) HTML
3 51 (12.47%) ASP.NET
4 39 (9.54%) Web Services
5 34 (8.31%) XML
6 23 (5.62%) CSS
7 19 (4.65%) J2EE
8 18 (4.40%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (1.47%) LAMP
11 6 (1.47%) Ajax
12 5 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (1.22%) JSON
12 5 (1.22%) SOAP
12 5 (1.22%) Middleware
13 4 (0.98%) Classic ASP
13 4 (0.98%) HTML5
13 4 (0.98%) REST
14 3 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.18%) Open Source
3 13 (3.18%) Derivative
4 9 (2.20%) Life Science
5 8 (1.96%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (1.71%) Equities
7 4 (0.98%) Clustering
7 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.98%) EPoS
7 4 (0.98%) EFT
7 4 (0.98%) DTV
7 4 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.98%) New Media
7 4 (0.98%) iPad
8 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 169 (41.32%) Windows
2 119 (29.10%) Linux
3 71 (17.36%) UNIX
4 42 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 18 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.18%) Solaris
6 13 (3.18%) AIX
7 12 (2.93%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.98%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.98%) Android
11 4 (0.98%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
13 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (18.34%) ITIL
2 30 (7.33%) CRM
3 27 (6.60%) Problem Management
4 21 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 17 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (3.91%) OO
6 16 (3.91%) ERP
6 16 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (3.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (3.42%) Release Management
8 14 (3.42%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (3.18%) Service Management
10 12 (2.93%) Quality Management
11 11 (2.69%) E-Commerce
11 11 (2.69%) Capacity Management
12 10 (2.44%) Time Management
12 10 (2.44%) Service Delivery
12 10 (2.44%) Workflow
12 10 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 237 (57.95%) SQL
2 117 (28.61%) Java
3 75 (18.34%) C#
4 58 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.31%) Perl
5 34 (8.31%) Python
6 32 (7.82%) C++
7 26 (6.36%) VB
8 20 (4.89%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.89%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.40%) VBA
10 17 (4.16%) Shell Script
10 17 (4.16%) PHP
11 15 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.67%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.67%) VBScript
12 9 (2.20%) VB6
12 9 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.96%) Ruby
13 8 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (13.20%) Degree
2 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.98%) MCP
6 3 (0.73%) HNC
6 3 (0.73%) HND
6 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) MCITP
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.24%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.56%) SLA
2 16 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) HL7
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.49%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Snort
4 1 (0.24%) Squid
4 1 (0.24%) Xen
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.22%) Nagios
2 4 (0.98%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.98%) WSUS
2 4 (0.98%) SCCM
2 4 (0.98%) ZABBIX
2 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.73%) OpenView
4 2 (0.49%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.49%) SCOM
4 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.49%) OVSD
5 1 (0.24%) Munin
Vendors
1 110 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 102 (24.94%) Oracle
3 23 (5.62%) VMware
4 14 (3.42%) IBM
5 12 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.69%) Citrix
7 10 (2.44%) JDA
8 7 (1.71%) Cisco
8 7 (1.71%) HP
8 7 (1.71%) Sybase
8 7 (1.71%) SAP
8 7 (1.71%) Google
8 7 (1.71%) F5
9 6 (1.47%) Reuters
10 5 (1.22%) Adobe
11 4 (0.98%) Sun
11 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.73%) CODA
12 3 (0.73%) Remedy
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £4,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-26,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Execellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + 39 days hols + great pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Extensive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Bath, Chippenham, Swindon, Gloucester,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £20-26,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Health Car / Dental / Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago