The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 703 663 766
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 235 227 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 213 211 108
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -26 219 £33,000 -10.81% 20
London -67 67 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South East -19 59 £32,500 -12.16% 3
North West +27 35 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Berkshire +5 29 £27,500 -21.42% 3
East of England +10 27 £32,000 -28.88% 4
Reading +2 21 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £32,000 -28.88% 3
South West +10 18 £29,000 -4.13% 2
Merseyside - 16 £32,500 - 1
Liverpool - 16 £32,500 - 1
City of London -16 12 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Cambridge +23 11 £29,000 -38.94% 3
Manchester +6 11 £34,250 -3.52% 2
Stockport +3 11 £34,250 -3.52% 2
Surrey -24 11 £36,500 -2.66%
Bristol +8 8 £24,250 -25.95%
Wiltshire -8 8 £32,500 +16.07%
Peterborough - 8 £32,000 -
Cheshire +8 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland -19 7 £19,250 -35.83% 1
East Midlands -28 6 £30,000 +33.33%
Warrington - 6 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 5 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Oxfordshire -8 5 £27,500 +14.58%
Woking -14 5 £36,500 +19.67%
Chippenham -15 5 £32,500 +16.07%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +24 4 £33,000 -12.00%
Birmingham +6 4 £25,000 -27.53%

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 215 (57.18%) SQL
2 174 (46.28%) Windows
3 150 (39.89%) Linux
4 140 (37.23%) UNIX
5 128 (34.04%) SQL Server
6 122 (32.45%) Java
7 120 (31.91%) Microsoft
8 111 (29.52%) Oracle
9 88 (23.40%) .NET
10 60 (15.96%) MySQL
11 58 (15.43%) Tomcat
12 57 (15.16%) Finance
13 56 (14.89%) HTML
14 54 (14.36%) ITIL
15 53 (14.10%) JavaScript
16 51 (13.56%) MS Excel
17 50 (13.30%) IIS
17 50 (13.30%) Shell Script
18 49 (13.03%) Degree
19 48 (12.77%) MS Office
20 42 (11.17%) Internet
21 41 (10.90%) Relational Database
22 34 (9.04%) JBoss
23 33 (8.78%) PHP
23 33 (8.78%) C#
24 32 (8.51%) J2EE
24 32 (8.51%) WebLogic
24 32 (8.51%) VMware
25 31 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
26 30 (7.98%) Perl

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 58 (15.43%) Tomcat
2 50 (13.30%) IIS
3 32 (8.51%) WebLogic
4 24 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 22 (5.85%) Apache
6 17 (4.52%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.46%) GlassFish
8 9 (2.39%) Liferay
9 5 (1.33%) Confluence
10 4 (1.06%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.06%) CMS
10 4 (1.06%) Jetty
11 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.27%) WinCC
13 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 51 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.77%) MS Office
3 10 (2.66%) FastStats
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.27%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.27%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) KANA IQ
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Endur
2 2 (0.53%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.53%) Documaker
2 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.27%) assyst
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.27%) Advent Moxy
3 1 (0.27%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.17%) Internet
2 19 (5.05%) HTTP
3 15 (3.99%) Firewall
3 15 (3.99%) DNS
4 11 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.93%) SMTP
5 9 (2.39%) LDAP
6 6 (1.60%) SAN
6 6 (1.60%) POP3
7 5 (1.33%) SNMP
7 5 (1.33%) ATM
8 3 (0.80%) FTP
9 2 (0.53%) DHCP
9 2 (0.53%) ADSL
9 2 (0.53%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.27%) Network Security
10 1 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.27%) LAN
10 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 60 (15.96%) MySQL
3 41 (10.90%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.91%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.59%) DB2
6 15 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (3.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.39%) Pentaho
10 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.86%) MS Access
13 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.72%) Ant
3 13 (3.46%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.13%) Hudson
6 7 (1.86%) JIRA
7 6 (1.60%) Subversion
8 4 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
General
1 57 (15.16%) Finance
2 23 (6.12%) Banking
3 18 (4.79%) Marketing
4 13 (3.46%) Automotive
5 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.93%) Back Office
7 9 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.39%) Retail
8 7 (1.86%) Legal
9 6 (1.60%) Front Office
10 5 (1.33%) Billing
11 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.06%) Law
11 4 (1.06%) French Language
12 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.80%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (23.40%) .NET
2 56 (14.89%) HTML
3 32 (8.51%) J2EE
4 22 (5.85%) XML
5 16 (4.26%) Web Services
5 16 (4.26%) CSS
6 15 (3.99%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (2.93%) EJB
8 10 (2.66%) LAMP
8 10 (2.66%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (2.66%) Middleware
9 8 (2.13%) XHTML
9 8 (2.13%) Java EE
10 6 (1.60%) Ajax
11 5 (1.33%) XSLT
11 5 (1.33%) DHTML
12 4 (1.06%) SOAP
12 4 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.13%) Clustering
5 5 (1.33%) Open Source
5 5 (1.33%) EFT
6 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.06%) Streaming Video
6 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.06%) Statistics
7 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.53%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.27%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 174 (46.28%) Windows
2 150 (39.89%) Linux
3 140 (37.23%) UNIX
4 31 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.59%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.72%) Windows Vista
8 10 (2.66%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.39%) Solaris
10 6 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.80%) Android
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.53%) AIX
13 2 (0.53%) HPUX
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.36%) ITIL
2 24 (6.38%) Release Management
3 20 (5.32%) CRM
4 19 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (5.05%) Change Management
5 18 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (3.99%) Problem Management
7 14 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (3.19%) Migration
9 10 (2.66%) E-Commerce
9 10 (2.66%) ITSM
9 10 (2.66%) Workflow
9 10 (2.66%) ITIL V2
10 9 (2.39%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (2.39%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.39%) Project Management
10 9 (2.39%) ERP
10 9 (2.39%) OO
11 8 (2.13%) Service Management
11 8 (2.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 215 (57.18%) SQL
2 122 (32.45%) Java
3 53 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.30%) Shell Script
5 33 (8.78%) PHP
5 33 (8.78%) C#
6 30 (7.98%) Perl
7 22 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 21 (5.59%) VB
9 20 (5.32%) Python
10 18 (4.79%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.99%) C++
12 13 (3.46%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.19%) AWK
13 12 (3.19%) Korn
14 11 (2.93%) Jython
15 10 (2.66%) VB6
16 9 (2.39%) Bourne shell
17 8 (2.13%) VBA
17 8 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (13.03%) Degree
2 25 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.52%) MCSE
4 14 (3.72%) MCP
5 8 (2.13%) MCSA
6 7 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.12%) QA
2 17 (4.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.33%) XenApp
5 4 (1.06%) vSphere
5 4 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.60%) SCCM
3 5 (1.33%) Control-M
4 4 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (1.06%) WMI
5 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Munin
7 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 120 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 111 (29.52%) Oracle
3 34 (9.04%) JBoss
4 32 (8.51%) VMware
5 12 (3.19%) Sybase
6 11 (2.93%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.66%) Citrix
8 9 (2.39%) Cisco
9 8 (2.13%) IBM
9 8 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.86%) HP
11 6 (1.60%) Facebook
12 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.33%) McAfee
12 5 (1.33%) EMC
12 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.06%) NetApp
13 4 (1.06%) Interwoven
13 4 (1.06%) KANA
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