The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 802 812 809
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 95 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.071% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.075% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 79 55 58
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,450 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the UK.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 +25 91 £40,000 +2.56% 7
East of England +1 27 £45,000 - 2
London +29 23 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire -14 16 £36,197 +0.54% 2
Bedfordshire - 14 £45,500 - 1
South East +6 12 £30,000 -23.07%
Hertfordshire -9 12 £34,250 -
West Yorkshire -6 10 £33,750 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -4 8 £27,850 -44.30%
Leeds - 8 £35,447 - 2
Berkshire +5 7 £42,500 +73.46%
Dunstable - 7 £45,000 -
City of London +29 5 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Birmingham -6 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Scotland -4 4 £46,250 +30.74% 1
East Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Slough - 4 - -
East Midlands +27 3 £34,500 -
Warwickshire -1 3 £27,850 -
Surrey -2 3 £30,000 -36.84%
South West -7 3 £35,000 +62.79%
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,500 -
Northampton - 3 £34,500 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,850 -
Romford -2 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Edinburgh -11 2 £42,000 +16.66%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £35,000 +62.79%
Hampshire -33 2 £49,500 +26.92%
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £35,000 -

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 106 (61.99%) SQL
2 62 (36.26%) ITIL
3 57 (33.33%) Oracle
3 57 (33.33%) Windows
4 53 (30.99%) Finance
5 49 (28.65%) UNIX
6 39 (22.81%) Java
7 37 (21.64%) SQL Server
8 34 (19.88%) Banking
9 32 (18.71%) Linux
10 29 (16.96%) WebSphere
11 22 (12.87%) SLA
11 22 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (12.28%) Oracle Database
12 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 21 (12.28%) Degree
13 20 (11.70%) Change Management
14 19 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (11.11%) XML
15 18 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (10.53%) IBM
16 17 (9.94%) .NET
16 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (9.36%) Root Cause Analysis
17 16 (9.36%) PL/SQL
18 15 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
18 15 (8.77%) Red Hat
18 15 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (8.77%) XSL

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (16.96%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.60%) OpenEdge
4 12 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.09%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.09%) IIS
6 5 (2.92%) Apache
6 5 (2.92%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.34%) FileNet
8 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.17%) CMS
9 2 (1.17%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) SPSS
4 2 (1.17%) Stata
4 2 (1.17%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Academy Housing
1 4 (2.34%) arcHouse
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.17%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.17%) Agresso
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) SaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) AMQP
2 6 (3.51%) HTTP
2 6 (3.51%) DNS
3 3 (1.75%) Internet
4 2 (1.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) DHCP
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) Network Security
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (12.28%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.34%) DB2
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.34%) QlikView
6 4 (2.34%) MySQL
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.75%) MS Access
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.17%) Essbase
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.75%) Subversion
3 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.17%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Maven
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (30.99%) Finance
2 34 (19.88%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Front Office
4 4 (2.34%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.34%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Legal
5 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.11%) XML
2 17 (9.94%) .NET
3 15 (8.77%) XSL
3 15 (8.77%) XSLT
4 14 (8.19%) Middleware
5 10 (5.85%) REST
6 9 (5.26%) JMS
7 8 (4.68%) JSP
7 8 (4.68%) Spring
7 8 (4.68%) JSF
7 8 (4.68%) Java EE
8 7 (4.09%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.09%) Struts
9 5 (2.92%) Web Services
10 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.75%) COM
10 3 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.17%) SOAP
11 2 (1.17%) HTML
12 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) SWIFT
3 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.17%) DataPower
6 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.17%) Statistics
6 2 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.58%) EPoS
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Equities
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
7 1 (0.58%) Kindle
7 1 (0.58%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.33%) Windows
2 49 (28.65%) UNIX
3 32 (18.71%) Linux
4 15 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.92%) Solaris
7 4 (2.34%) CentOS
7 4 (2.34%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.75%) AIX
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.26%) ITIL
2 20 (11.70%) Change Management
3 19 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (9.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.02%) Service Management
7 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.26%) CRM
9 9 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.68%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.09%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.51%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.34%) Asset Management
13 4 (2.34%) Data Security
13 4 (2.34%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (2.34%) Project Management
13 4 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (2.34%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 106 (61.99%) SQL
2 39 (22.81%) Java
3 16 (9.36%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.02%) C#
5 11 (6.43%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.26%) C++
7 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.51%) Perl
8 6 (3.51%) VBA
8 6 (3.51%) Python
9 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.34%) Jython
9 4 (2.34%) PHP
9 4 (2.34%) C
10 3 (1.75%) Korn
11 2 (1.17%) Erlang
11 2 (1.17%) Groovy
11 2 (1.17%) VB
11 2 (1.17%) COBOL
11 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.17%) RHCE
4 2 (1.17%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.17%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) SLA
2 9 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) XenApp
3 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.17%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) XenServer
4 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.17%) Netcool
3 2 (1.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (33.33%) Oracle
2 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.53%) IBM
4 15 (8.77%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.85%) Citrix
6 8 (4.68%) Cognos
7 7 (4.09%) VMware
8 6 (3.51%) Capita
9 5 (2.92%) Northgate
10 4 (2.34%) Civica
10 4 (2.34%) Comino
10 4 (2.34%) Orchard
10 4 (2.34%) Redknee
10 4 (2.34%) Anite
11 3 (1.75%) Charles River
11 3 (1.75%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.75%) Sybase
11 3 (1.75%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.75%) SAP
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