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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 707 710 657
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 197 233 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 212 211
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £48,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 182 £35,500 +7.57% 26
London +21 77 £42,500 - 6
South West +11 40 £30,000 +3.44% 6
South East -32 28 £35,000 +7.69% 1
East of England +25 20 £25,000 -21.87% 4
Bristol +15 18 £20,500 -15.46% 3
City of London +31 15 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire +10 14 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Berkshire -15 11 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Chippenham +4 9 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Surrey +8 8 £35,000 -4.10%
North West -24 8 £32,500 - 5
Docklands, London - 7 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +1 6 £21,500 -34.84%
Yorkshire +12 5 £21,000 -42.85%
Cambridge +9 5 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Essex +8 5 £45,000 +23.28%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £23,000 -28.12% 4
Swindon -1 5 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Gloucestershire -9 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,500 -
Luton - 5 £40,500 -
Maidenhead - 5 £40,000 -
Harpenden - 5 £22,000 -
Scotland +14 4 £28,000 +45.45%
Oxfordshire +12 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Merseyside +3 4 £32,500 -
Liverpool -1 4 £32,500 -
Reading -24 4 £36,250 +31.81% 1
Sheffield - 4 £21,000 -

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 183 (50.00%) SQL
2 158 (43.17%) Windows
3 135 (36.89%) Oracle
4 134 (36.61%) SQL Server
5 124 (33.88%) Java
6 114 (31.15%) UNIX
7 108 (29.51%) .NET
8 103 (28.14%) Linux
9 102 (27.87%) Finance
10 77 (21.04%) Microsoft
11 76 (20.77%) Tomcat
12 72 (19.67%) ITIL
13 59 (16.12%) HTML
14 56 (15.30%) Perl
15 54 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (13.93%) JavaScript
17 49 (13.39%) Degree
18 43 (11.75%) XML
19 41 (11.20%) MS Excel
19 41 (11.20%) C#
20 38 (10.38%) Python
21 37 (10.11%) IIS
22 35 (9.56%) CRM
23 33 (9.02%) Web Services
23 33 (9.02%) ASP.NET
24 32 (8.74%) TCP/IP
25 29 (7.92%) J2EE
25 29 (7.92%) MySQL
25 29 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
26 28 (7.65%) PL/SQL

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (20.77%) Tomcat
2 37 (10.11%) IIS
3 28 (7.65%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.83%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.56%) GlassFish
6 21 (5.74%) Apache
7 14 (3.83%) MS Exchange
7 14 (3.83%) JBoss
8 11 (3.01%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.37%) SAS
11 4 (1.09%) WordPress
11 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.64%) RMDS
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.09%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.55%) assyst
5 2 (0.55%) Maximo
5 2 (0.55%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.83%) SaaS
2 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.74%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.46%) Internet
3 15 (4.10%) Firewall
4 12 (3.28%) DNS
5 9 (2.46%) FTP
5 9 (2.46%) HTTP
6 6 (1.64%) VPN
6 6 (1.64%) DSL
7 5 (1.37%) Wireless
7 5 (1.37%) DHCP
8 4 (1.09%) Network Security
9 3 (0.82%) WebEx
9 3 (0.82%) VoIP
9 3 (0.82%) VLAN
9 3 (0.82%) SSL
9 3 (0.82%) Intranet
10 2 (0.55%) RTP
10 2 (0.55%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.55%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.92%) MySQL
3 24 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.46%) DB2
10 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.37%) MS Access
13 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.55%) Big Data
14 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.73%) Visual Studio
1 10 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.46%) Subversion
2 9 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
3 8 (2.19%) Maven
3 8 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.27%) Hudson
5 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 102 (27.87%) Finance
2 17 (4.64%) Retail
3 15 (4.10%) Back Office
3 15 (4.10%) Banking
4 14 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.19%) Legal
6 7 (1.91%) Publishing
6 7 (1.91%) Marketing
7 6 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.64%) Automotive
8 5 (1.37%) Front Office
9 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.09%) Arabic Language
9 4 (1.09%) French Language
9 4 (1.09%) German Language
10 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (29.51%) .NET
2 59 (16.12%) HTML
3 43 (11.75%) XML
4 33 (9.02%) Web Services
4 33 (9.02%) ASP.NET
5 29 (7.92%) J2EE
6 23 (6.28%) CSS
7 15 (4.10%) JSP
8 14 (3.83%) JMS
9 12 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (2.19%) HTML5
11 8 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (1.64%) REST
13 5 (1.37%) Software Packaging
13 5 (1.37%) RSS
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Flex
14 4 (1.09%) CSS3
15 3 (0.82%) XSL
15 3 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (4.37%) Replication
3 16 (4.37%) Equities
4 11 (3.01%) Life Science
5 10 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.73%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.91%) Derivative
7 7 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.37%) BBC
8 5 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.09%) AS400
9 4 (1.09%) iPad
9 4 (1.09%) iSeries
9 4 (1.09%) Open Source
10 3 (0.82%) New Media
10 3 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 158 (43.17%) Windows
2 114 (31.15%) UNIX
3 103 (28.14%) Linux
4 29 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.37%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.37%) Solaris
6 15 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.91%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.64%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.64%) AIX
10 4 (1.09%) HPUX
10 4 (1.09%) Android
11 3 (0.82%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.67%) ITIL
2 35 (9.56%) CRM
3 25 (6.83%) Service Delivery
4 22 (6.01%) Release Management
5 20 (5.46%) Change Management
5 20 (5.46%) Project Management
6 18 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 16 (4.37%) ERP
7 16 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (4.10%) Content Management
9 14 (3.83%) Time Management
10 12 (3.28%) Line Management
11 11 (3.01%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.01%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (2.73%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (2.73%) DevOps
13 8 (2.19%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (2.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (50.00%) SQL
2 124 (33.88%) Java
3 56 (15.30%) Perl
4 51 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 41 (11.20%) C#
6 38 (10.38%) Python
7 28 (7.65%) PL/SQL
8 26 (7.10%) Shell Script
9 25 (6.83%) T-SQL
10 24 (6.56%) PHP
11 20 (5.46%) C++
11 20 (5.46%) PowerShell
12 19 (5.19%) Bash Shell
12 19 (5.19%) VB
13 14 (3.83%) Bourne shell
13 14 (3.83%) AWK
13 14 (3.83%) Korn
14 13 (3.55%) C
14 13 (3.55%) VBA
15 11 (3.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (13.39%) Degree
2 18 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) MCITP
6 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) MCP
7 2 (0.55%) HND
7 2 (0.55%) MCSE
7 2 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.64%) SLA
2 11 (3.01%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Squid
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (4.92%) Puppet
2 13 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.91%) Ansible
4 5 (1.37%) WSUS
4 5 (1.37%) OpenView
5 4 (1.09%) Nagios
5 4 (1.09%) logstash
6 2 (0.55%) SCCM
6 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.27%) Control-M
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 135 (36.89%) Oracle
2 77 (21.04%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.74%) Citrix
4 16 (4.37%) IBM
5 12 (3.28%) SAP
5 12 (3.28%) HP
6 11 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.73%) Dell
8 9 (2.46%) Cisco
8 9 (2.46%) VMware
9 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.19%) Sun
9 8 (2.19%) SunGard
10 6 (1.64%) Symantec
11 5 (1.37%) Sony
12 4 (1.09%) Google
12 4 (1.09%) Splunk
12 4 (1.09%) Spiceworks
12 4 (1.09%) Currenex
13 3 (0.82%) Twitter
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