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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 687 700 701
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 206 209 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 174 184 156
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,450 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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
(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 +12 202 £40,000 -3.03% 18
London -7 94 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South East +17 40 £30,000 -20.00% 6
South West -10 26 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Berkshire +19 21 £44,750 +19.33% 2
City of London +12 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +1 17 £27,500 -28.57% 2
Bristol -9 15 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Reading +1 12 £44,750 +19.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £24,000 -46.66% 1
Cambridge +21 9 £24,000 -46.66%
North West 0 9 £42,500 +60.37% 3
Gloucestershire -11 9 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands -1 7 £22,500 -13.46%
West Sussex - 7 £30,000 - 1
Crawley - 7 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire +14 6 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Manchester +1 6 £42,500 +84.78% 2
Leeds +16 5 £24,500 -11.71%
West Yorkshire +7 5 £24,500 -11.71%
Surrey +1 4 £36,250 -30.95%
Essex - 4 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £27,400 -
Northamptonshire +8 3 £24,000 -2.04%
Leicestershire +6 3 £18,000 -34.54%
Cheshire +2 3 £42,500 -
Northampton -2 3 £24,000 -2.04%
Reigate - 3 £37,500 -
Newbury - 3 £25,000 -

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 231 (53.72%) SQL
2 218 (50.70%) Windows
3 154 (35.81%) SQL Server
4 153 (35.58%) Oracle
5 144 (33.49%) Java
6 126 (29.30%) .NET
7 125 (29.07%) Linux
7 125 (29.07%) Finance
8 115 (26.74%) Degree
9 114 (26.51%) Microsoft
10 109 (25.35%) UNIX
11 91 (21.16%) Tomcat
12 77 (17.91%) ITIL
13 71 (16.51%) IIS
14 69 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (15.12%) Apache
16 63 (14.65%) C#
17 62 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 60 (13.95%) Active Directory
19 54 (12.56%) DNS
19 54 (12.56%) XML
20 51 (11.86%) PowerShell
21 50 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
22 49 (11.40%) MS Excel
22 49 (11.40%) Perl
23 48 (11.16%) JavaScript
23 48 (11.16%) J2EE
23 48 (11.16%) TCP/IP
24 46 (10.70%) Computer Science
25 43 (10.00%) Oracle Database

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 91 (21.16%) Tomcat
2 71 (16.51%) IIS
3 65 (15.12%) Apache
4 43 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 30 (6.98%) JBoss
6 26 (6.05%) WebLogic
7 23 (5.35%) WebSphere
8 19 (4.42%) MS Exchange
9 13 (3.02%) nginx
10 12 (2.79%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.63%) Lync
11 7 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.16%) SAS
13 4 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.93%) WordPress
13 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.70%) CMS
15 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 49 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) RMDS
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
3 1 (0.23%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.74%) SaaS
2 17 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.93%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.56%) DNS
2 48 (11.16%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.28%) DHCP
4 24 (5.58%) HTTP
5 15 (3.49%) SSL
6 14 (3.26%) SMTP
7 13 (3.02%) LDAP
8 11 (2.56%) VPN
9 9 (2.09%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.86%) FTP
11 5 (1.16%) VoIP
11 5 (1.16%) Internet
11 5 (1.16%) WebEx
12 4 (0.93%) Skype
12 4 (0.93%) Firewall
13 3 (0.70%) Network Security
13 3 (0.70%) NAS
13 3 (0.70%) SAN
14 2 (0.47%) DSL
14 2 (0.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (35.81%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 37 (8.60%) MySQL
4 34 (7.91%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.70%) DB2
13 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (6.05%) JIRA
2 10 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.09%) NUnit
3 9 (2.09%) FitNesse
3 9 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.09%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.40%) Subversion
5 3 (0.70%) Maven
5 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 125 (29.07%) Finance
2 25 (5.81%) Banking
3 24 (5.58%) Retail
4 21 (4.88%) Legal
5 14 (3.26%) Front Office
5 14 (3.26%) Back Office
6 13 (3.02%) Games
7 11 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.09%) Publishing
9 9 (2.09%) Marketing
10 8 (1.86%) Law
10 8 (1.86%) Military
10 8 (1.86%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.70%) Advertising
13 3 (0.70%) Arabic Language
13 3 (0.70%) French Language
13 3 (0.70%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (29.30%) .NET
2 54 (12.56%) XML
3 48 (11.16%) J2EE
4 42 (9.77%) Web Services
5 40 (9.30%) HTML
6 32 (7.44%) ASP.NET
7 24 (5.58%) CSS
8 16 (3.72%) SOAP
9 15 (3.49%) JMS
10 14 (3.26%) MSMQ
11 13 (3.02%) JSP
11 13 (3.02%) Software Packaging
12 11 (2.56%) MCollective
13 10 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (2.09%) NHibernate
14 9 (2.09%) WCF
15 7 (1.63%) Middleware
16 6 (1.40%) Apache Flex
16 6 (1.40%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.70%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.67%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (3.02%) Replication
8 7 (1.63%) Wiki
8 7 (1.63%) Equities
9 6 (1.40%) Life Science
9 6 (1.40%) BBC
10 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.93%) PKI
11 4 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.47%) AS400
12 2 (0.47%) LIMS
12 2 (0.47%) Derivative
12 2 (0.47%) IVR
12 2 (0.47%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 218 (50.70%) Windows
2 125 (29.07%) Linux
3 109 (25.35%) UNIX
4 62 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.09%) Solaris
9 6 (1.40%) CentOS
10 4 (0.93%) Android
11 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.91%) ITIL
2 43 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 34 (7.91%) CRM
4 26 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (5.81%) BPEL
6 19 (4.42%) E-Commerce
6 19 (4.42%) Change Management
7 18 (4.19%) Configuration Management
7 18 (4.19%) Time Management
7 18 (4.19%) DevOps
8 17 (3.95%) Line Management
8 17 (3.95%) Incident Management
9 16 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.49%) Service Management
10 15 (3.49%) Problem Management
11 14 (3.26%) ERP
12 13 (3.02%) Content Management
13 12 (2.79%) Business Continuity
13 12 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 231 (53.72%) SQL
2 144 (33.49%) Java
3 63 (14.65%) C#
4 51 (11.86%) PowerShell
5 49 (11.40%) Perl
6 48 (11.16%) JavaScript
7 41 (9.53%) PL/SQL
8 40 (9.30%) T-SQL
9 33 (7.67%) Python
10 25 (5.81%) C
11 24 (5.58%) C++
12 18 (4.19%) PHP
13 14 (3.26%) XPath
14 12 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.79%) VB
15 6 (1.40%) COBOL
16 5 (1.16%) VBScript
16 5 (1.16%) Ruby
17 4 (0.93%) R
18 3 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 115 (26.74%) Degree
2 28 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.40%) MCTS
7 5 (1.16%) MCSA
8 3 (0.70%) CCNA
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.70%) ACMT
9 2 (0.47%) MCITP
10 1 (0.23%) MCP
10 1 (0.23%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.35%) QA
2 13 (3.02%) SLA
3 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.79%) Squid
2 12 (2.79%) qmail
3 8 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (8.14%) Puppet
2 30 (6.98%) Nagios
3 22 (5.12%) WSUS
4 17 (3.95%) SCOM
5 16 (3.72%) ZABBIX
6 14 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.26%) logstash
7 12 (2.79%) Graphite
7 12 (2.79%) collectd
7 12 (2.79%) Cacti
7 12 (2.79%) Ganglia
8 10 (2.33%) SCCM
9 9 (2.09%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.40%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.16%) MOM
12 3 (0.70%) OpenView
12 3 (0.70%) Ansible
13 2 (0.47%) ArcSight ESM
13 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 153 (35.58%) Oracle
2 114 (26.51%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.21%) Citrix
4 27 (6.28%) VMware
5 22 (5.12%) HP
6 19 (4.42%) SAP
7 18 (4.19%) Dell
7 18 (4.19%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.49%) Splunk
9 14 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.26%) IBM
10 9 (2.09%) BMC
11 8 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.86%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.86%) ArcSight
12 6 (1.40%) Lumension
12 6 (1.40%) Sony
12 6 (1.40%) Sun
12 6 (1.40%) Cisco
13 5 (1.16%) Apple
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