The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 645 722 719
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 301 254 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 264 210 245
Median salary £37,500 £35,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,050 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 287 £37,500 +4.16% 34
London +41 115 £47,500 +18.75% 16
South East +51 77 £32,000 +14.28% 6
Surrey +12 32 £30,791 +11.96% 2
South West -21 29 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +25 27 £50,000 +17.64% 1
City of London +52 26 £47,500 +26.66% 5
East of England +11 26 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Reading +34 22 £54,000 +48.96% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 16 £42,000 +68.00% 1
Hampshire +18 14 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Bristol -5 13 £31,500 +53.65%
North West +11 12 £45,000 +31.38% 4
Gloucestershire +10 12 £24,500 -38.75%
Manchester +13 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -13 11 £29,500 +1.72%
East Midlands +26 9 £31,500 +5.00%
Peterborough - 9 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge +13 7 £29,750 +29.34%
Yorkshire +12 7 £27,500 +30.95% 2
Weybridge - 7 £23,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 7 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 6 £42,500 -0.58%
Luton +6 6 £42,500 -0.58%
Gloucester - 6 - -
West Yorkshire +17 5 £29,000 +11.53% 1
Guildford -1 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Leeds - 5 £29,000 - 1
Coventry +9 4 £27,500 -
Woking +4 4 £28,000 +15.46%

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Applications Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 336 (55.35%) SQL
2 298 (49.09%) Windows
3 213 (35.09%) SQL Server
4 184 (30.31%) Linux
5 150 (24.71%) Finance
6 148 (24.38%) Java
7 141 (23.23%) .NET
8 138 (22.73%) Oracle
9 132 (21.75%) Microsoft
10 127 (20.92%) IIS
10 127 (20.92%) Degree
11 122 (20.10%) Windows Server
12 114 (18.78%) Unix
13 108 (17.79%) MS Excel
14 102 (16.80%) Tomcat
15 100 (16.47%) SLA
16 92 (15.16%) ITIL
17 89 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
18 84 (13.84%) Perl
18 84 (13.84%) VMware
19 82 (13.51%) C#
20 80 (13.18%) JavaScript
20 80 (13.18%) Apache
21 77 (12.69%) Active Directory
22 76 (12.52%) PowerShell
23 73 (12.03%) MySQL
24 67 (11.04%) Citrix
25 61 (10.05%) ASP.NET
25 61 (10.05%) JBoss
26 60 (9.88%) XML

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 127 (20.92%) IIS
2 102 (16.80%) Tomcat
3 80 (13.18%) Apache
4 61 (10.05%) JBoss
5 34 (5.60%) WebSphere
6 31 (5.11%) SharePoint
7 29 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (4.61%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.64%) MS Exchange
10 15 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 13 (2.14%) CMS
11 13 (2.14%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.65%) Jetty
13 6 (0.99%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.99%) Node.js
14 5 (0.82%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 108 (17.79%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.11%) MS Office
3 13 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.16%) CATIA
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Revit
6 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.66%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.49%) Magento
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.33%) Eikon
5 2 (0.33%) Exstream
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Line 500
6 1 (0.16%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.41%) SaaS
2 29 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.99%) IaaS
4 5 (0.82%) Office 365
5 4 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.75%) TCP/IP
2 39 (6.43%) DNS
3 38 (6.26%) HTTP
4 34 (5.60%) LDAP
5 31 (5.11%) Firewall
6 22 (3.62%) Internet
7 21 (3.46%) VPN
8 17 (2.80%) NAS
9 16 (2.64%) SSL
10 15 (2.47%) SAN
11 13 (2.14%) FTP
12 12 (1.98%) DHCP
13 10 (1.65%) Kerberos
14 9 (1.48%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.99%) LAN
15 6 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (0.99%) SMTP
16 5 (0.82%) WAN
17 4 (0.66%) SSH
17 4 (0.66%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.03%) MySQL
3 44 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.61%) RDBMS
4 28 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.65%) MS Access
9 10 (1.65%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.32%) DB2
10 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (2.31%) ProC
2 5 (0.82%) Subversion
3 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.66%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.49%) Firebug
4 3 (0.49%) JIRA
4 3 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.16%) Hudson
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
6 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 150 (24.71%) Finance
2 26 (4.28%) Banking
2 26 (4.28%) Law
3 20 (3.29%) Retail
4 16 (2.64%) Legal
4 16 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.14%) Front Office
6 10 (1.65%) French Language
7 9 (1.48%) Electronics
7 9 (1.48%) Marketing
8 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.99%) Publishing
10 5 (0.82%) Back Office
10 5 (0.82%) German Language
10 5 (0.82%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (23.23%) .NET
2 61 (10.05%) ASP.NET
3 60 (9.88%) XML
4 53 (8.73%) HTML
5 45 (7.41%) Web Services
6 44 (7.25%) LAMP
7 41 (6.75%) CSS
8 13 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (2.14%) XSLT
9 11 (1.81%) ELK Stack
10 10 (1.65%) Ajax
10 10 (1.65%) jQuery
11 9 (1.48%) J2EE
12 8 (1.32%) Middleware
12 8 (1.32%) SOAP
12 8 (1.32%) Tapestry
12 8 (1.32%) WCF
13 7 (1.15%) RESTful
13 7 (1.15%) ServiceStack
14 6 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 89 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (4.78%) Blackberry
5 24 (3.95%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.13%) Clustering
8 17 (2.80%) iPhone
8 17 (2.80%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.98%) Equities
10 12 (1.98%) Fintech
11 10 (1.65%) NHS
12 8 (1.32%) iDTV
12 8 (1.32%) LIMS
13 6 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.99%) Social Media
13 6 (0.99%) Statistics
14 5 (0.82%) Physics
14 5 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 298 (49.09%) Windows
2 184 (30.31%) Linux
3 122 (20.10%) Windows Server
4 114 (18.78%) Unix
5 38 (6.26%) Android
6 30 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 23 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 18 (2.97%) Solaris
11 17 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
12 12 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.48%) AIX
14 7 (1.15%) CentOS
15 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.49%) Debian
16 3 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (15.16%) ITIL
2 48 (7.91%) Problem Management
3 47 (7.74%) CRM
4 41 (6.75%) Service Delivery
5 38 (6.26%) Software Engineering
6 37 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 34 (5.60%) DevOps
8 30 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (3.79%) High Availability
10 22 (3.62%) Software Testing
11 20 (3.29%) Multithreading
11 20 (3.29%) Time Management
12 19 (3.13%) Change Management
13 17 (2.80%) Service Management
14 16 (2.64%) Document Management
14 16 (2.64%) Incident Management
14 16 (2.64%) Line Management
15 15 (2.47%) Configuration Management
15 15 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (2.47%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 336 (55.35%) SQL
2 148 (24.38%) Java
3 84 (13.84%) Perl
4 82 (13.51%) C#
5 80 (13.18%) JavaScript
6 76 (12.52%) PowerShell
7 51 (8.40%) Python
8 44 (7.25%) C++
9 41 (6.75%) PHP
10 30 (4.94%) Bash Shell
11 22 (3.62%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.81%) Ruby
14 11 (1.81%) VBScript
15 10 (1.65%) VBA
16 9 (1.48%) VB
17 8 (1.32%) C
17 8 (1.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 127 (20.92%) Degree
2 33 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.79%) MCSA
4 20 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.14%) MCSE
7 10 (1.65%) MCP
8 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.32%) MCT
10 3 (0.49%) CCNA
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.33%) RHCE
12 1 (0.16%) CCDP
12 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.16%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.16%) MCITP
12 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (16.47%) SLA
2 17 (2.80%) QA
3 9 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) DICOM
5 2 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.62%) Terminal Server
5 15 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (1.81%) VirtualBox
6 11 (1.81%) XenApp
7 10 (1.65%) Xen
8 7 (1.15%) Squid
9 5 (0.82%) vSphere
9 5 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.66%) qmail
10 4 (0.66%) XenServer
11 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.16%) Postfix
13 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (8.57%) Puppet
2 23 (3.79%) Nagios
3 18 (2.97%) OpenAM
4 14 (2.31%) SCCM
5 7 (1.15%) logstash
5 7 (1.15%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.66%) Cacti
7 4 (0.66%) collectd
7 4 (0.66%) Ganglia
7 4 (0.66%) Graphite
7 4 (0.66%) SCOM
8 3 (0.49%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.49%) WMI
9 2 (0.33%) Control-M
9 2 (0.33%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.33%) WSUS
10 1 (0.16%) Ansible
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 138 (22.73%) Oracle
2 132 (21.75%) Microsoft
3 84 (13.84%) VMware
4 67 (11.04%) Citrix
5 28 (4.61%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.97%) Sun
7 17 (2.80%) iManage
8 16 (2.64%) Splunk
9 13 (2.14%) HP
10 11 (1.81%) Cisco
11 8 (1.32%) Interwoven
11 8 (1.32%) Progress
11 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.15%) SAP
12 7 (1.15%) Siemens
13 6 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.99%) LANDesk
13 6 (0.99%) Sybase
14 5 (0.82%) IBM
14 5 (0.82%) Intel
Bromley, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 30 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Private Health + 6% pe
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £18k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Old Street, London
Gorkana
Salary: £35k - £45k
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Trapeze Group UK Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum Disc bonus and multiple benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 22 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £18k to £28k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago