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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 816 785 830
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 76 111 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.099% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.10% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 69 96 43
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
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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 -16 69 £37,500 -16.66% 12
London +23 24 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +22 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bedfordshire - 15 £45,000 -
South East -23 10 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £26,750 +27.38% 2
Surrey +2 6 £32,500 +66.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £37,500 - 2
Dunstable - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +7 4 £62,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -3 4 £24,750 +17.85% 1
Guildford - 4 £31,250 -
Luton - 4 £42,000 -
Brighton -19 3 £22,500 -
East Sussex -19 3 £22,500 -
West Midlands -27 3 £26,000 -48.00%
Leeds - 3 £17,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £26,000 -
North Yorkshire +19 2 £22,375 -25.41% 1
North West - 2 £18,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £36,500 -18.88%
Scotland +4 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Harrogate +2 1 £18,000 -40.00%
Skipton -3 1 £26,750 -
Reading -5 1 £45,000 +32.35%
Berkshire -7 1 £45,000 +32.35%
South West -25 1 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
North East - 1 £32,000 -

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 99 (58.24%) SQL
2 60 (35.29%) Finance
3 54 (31.76%) Java
4 47 (27.65%) Windows
5 46 (27.06%) Oracle
6 42 (24.71%) ITIL
7 40 (23.53%) UNIX
8 39 (22.94%) XML
9 36 (21.18%) SQL Server
10 30 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 30 (17.65%) Banking
11 29 (17.06%) SLA
12 27 (15.88%) XSL
12 27 (15.88%) XSLT
13 24 (14.12%) MS Excel
14 23 (13.53%) PL/SQL
14 23 (13.53%) Degree
15 22 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (12.35%) C#
16 21 (12.35%) JMS
17 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
17 20 (11.76%) .NET
17 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
17 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (10.59%) SharePoint
18 18 (10.59%) Linux
19 17 (10.00%) AMQP
19 17 (10.00%) REST
20 15 (8.82%) CRM
20 15 (8.82%) WebLogic

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.06%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.47%) OpenEdge
6 8 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.12%) Confluence
8 6 (3.53%) IIS
8 6 (3.53%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.94%) CMS
9 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.76%) Lync
10 3 (1.76%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.18%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) Stata
3 2 (1.18%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Agresso
2 5 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.59%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.59%) Maximo
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.59%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.59%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) SaaS
2 5 (2.94%) Office 365
2 5 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.00%) AMQP
2 6 (3.53%) Internet
3 4 (2.35%) LAN
3 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.76%) DNS
4 3 (1.76%) CTI
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) SSL
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) FTP
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.59%) Telnet
6 1 (0.59%) SSH
6 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.65%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.35%) QlikView
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.76%) MS Access
8 3 (1.76%) DB2
9 2 (1.18%) MySQL
9 2 (1.18%) Essbase
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.59%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.12%) JIRA
3 6 (3.53%) Subversion
4 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.59%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (35.29%) Finance
2 30 (17.65%) Banking
3 12 (7.06%) Front Office
4 7 (4.12%) Retail
5 6 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.53%) Advertising
6 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) Automotive
7 3 (1.76%) Law
7 3 (1.76%) Legal
7 3 (1.76%) Billing
7 3 (1.76%) German Language
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.94%) XML
2 27 (15.88%) XSL
2 27 (15.88%) XSLT
3 21 (12.35%) JMS
4 20 (11.76%) .NET
5 17 (10.00%) REST
6 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.47%) HTML
8 10 (5.88%) Spring
9 9 (5.29%) JSF
9 9 (5.29%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.29%) Java EE
9 9 (5.29%) JSP
9 9 (5.29%) Struts
10 8 (4.71%) Web Services
11 5 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (2.94%) Middleware
12 4 (2.35%) CSS
12 4 (2.35%) J2EE
13 3 (1.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.53%) SWIFT
3 6 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.76%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.76%) Derivative
6 3 (1.76%) DataPower
6 3 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.18%) Statistics
7 2 (1.18%) Equities
8 1 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) LIMS
8 1 (0.59%) Open Source
8 1 (0.59%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.59%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.65%) Windows
2 40 (23.53%) UNIX
3 18 (10.59%) Linux
4 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.12%) Solaris
6 6 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.35%) CentOS
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.76%) HPUX
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.59%) AIX
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.71%) ITIL
2 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 15 (8.82%) CRM
4 12 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (5.88%) Project Management
6 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.12%) Change Management
7 7 (4.12%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.53%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.53%) SOA
8 6 (3.53%) ERP
9 5 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.35%) OpenUP
10 4 (2.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.24%) SQL
2 54 (31.76%) Java
3 23 (13.53%) PL/SQL
4 21 (12.35%) C#
5 9 (5.29%) C++
5 9 (5.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.29%) VBA
6 8 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.71%) C
6 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.94%) Groovy
7 5 (2.94%) Korn
8 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.35%) Perl
9 3 (1.76%) Python
10 2 (1.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.18%) Erlang
10 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.59%) VB6
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (13.53%) Degree
2 10 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.18%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.18%) RHCE
5 2 (1.18%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PMP
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.76%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) KVM
5 2 (1.18%) XenApp
5 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) SCCM
1 3 (1.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.18%) Netcool
2 2 (1.18%) Nagios
2 2 (1.18%) SCOM
2 2 (1.18%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (27.06%) Oracle
2 30 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.06%) IBM
4 10 (5.88%) Citrix
4 10 (5.88%) VMware
5 8 (4.71%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.12%) Apple
7 6 (3.53%) BEA
7 6 (3.53%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.94%) SAP
8 5 (2.94%) Charles River
9 4 (2.35%) Redknee
9 4 (2.35%) HP
9 4 (2.35%) Symantec
9 4 (2.35%) Sophis
9 4 (2.35%) FactSet
10 3 (1.76%) CODA
10 3 (1.76%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.76%) Sage
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