The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Specialist
UK
Rank 766 866 864
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 96 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.087% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 87 83 84
Median salary £40,001 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £42,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +22.30%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +87 94 £40,001 -5.88% 6
London +73 31 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South East +61 21 £40,001 -5.88% 3
City of London +40 17 £55,000 -18.51%
East of England +23 11 £33,750 -38.63%
North West -15 10 £46,750 +3.88%
Berkshire +46 9 £57,500 +16.75% 1
West Midlands +27 9 £35,000 -7.28%
Cheshire - 8 £46,750 -
Solihull - 8 £35,000 -
South West +23 6 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £46,750 -
Yorkshire +33 4 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £52,500 -7.89%
West Yorkshire +29 3 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Gloucester -6 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -12 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Ipswich - 3 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £52,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire +20 2 £39,375 -38.47% 1
Manchester -18 2 £66,000 +46.66%
Bedfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Wetherby - 2 £31,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £48,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 72 (46.15%) SQL
2 66 (42.31%) Finance
3 47 (30.13%) SQL Server
4 45 (28.85%) Linux
5 44 (28.21%) Windows
6 41 (26.28%) ITIL
7 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
8 30 (19.23%) Unix
9 27 (17.31%) .NET
10 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 25 (16.03%) Web Services
11 25 (16.03%) Banking
11 25 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (15.38%) Windows Server
13 23 (14.74%) Degree
14 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
15 21 (13.46%) QA
16 20 (12.82%) Oracle
17 19 (12.18%) Java
17 19 (12.18%) Incident Management
18 18 (11.54%) Problem Management
18 18 (11.54%) SDLC
19 16 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
20 15 (9.62%) VBScript
20 15 (9.62%) Siebel
20 15 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
20 15 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
21 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
21 14 (8.97%) SharePoint

Applications Support Specialist 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 14 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.69%) IIS
3 7 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.92%) JBoss
4 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.28%) CICS
5 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.64%) Gentran
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (4.49%) SAP CO
1 7 (4.49%) SAP FI
1 7 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.56%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.92%) Maximo
4 2 (1.28%) EQXanite
4 2 (1.28%) HFM
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) HTTP
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
1 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.92%) DNS
2 3 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.92%) DB2
10 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (1.28%) IMS/DB
11 2 (1.28%) InfluxDB
11 2 (1.28%) MySQL
11 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) JIRA
1 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) MSI
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (42.31%) Finance
2 25 (16.03%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Back Office
5 4 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Advertising
6 3 (1.92%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.31%) .NET
2 25 (16.03%) Web Services
3 8 (5.13%) Middleware
4 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.85%) XML
5 5 (3.21%) JSON
6 4 (2.56%) CSS
6 4 (2.56%) HTML
7 3 (1.92%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.92%) SOAP
8 2 (1.28%) J2EE
9 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.64%) Java EE
9 1 (0.64%) JDBC
9 1 (0.64%) ODBC
9 1 (0.64%) WCF
9 1 (0.64%) WF
9 1 (0.64%) WSDL
9 1 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.92%) EPoS
4 3 (1.92%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.28%) Clustering
5 2 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.28%) iSeries
5 2 (1.28%) Life Science
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Equities
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.85%) Linux
2 44 (28.21%) Windows
3 30 (19.23%) Unix
4 24 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.49%) CentOS
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.21%) AIX
7 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) ITIL
2 19 (12.18%) Incident Management
3 18 (11.54%) Problem Management
3 18 (11.54%) SDLC
4 16 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (7.05%) Analytics
6 11 (7.05%) Service Management
7 10 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (5.13%) CRM
8 8 (5.13%) Migration
8 8 (5.13%) Performance Management
8 8 (5.13%) Release Management
9 7 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.49%) Data Migration
9 7 (4.49%) Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (4.49%) Software Delivery
9 7 (4.49%) Wealth Management
10 6 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (46.15%) SQL
2 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.18%) Java
4 15 (9.62%) VBScript
5 13 (8.33%) C#
6 6 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.21%) C
7 5 (3.21%) Perl
7 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.56%) Python
9 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.28%) COBOL
10 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.28%) VB
10 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (14.74%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) CISSP
3 6 (3.85%) CEH
3 6 (3.85%) GCIA
4 5 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.92%) CFA
5 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) QA
2 8 (5.13%) SLA
3 3 (1.92%) HL7
3 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.92%) XenApp
3 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.64%) Samba
4 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Grafana
2 4 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.64%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.64%) Graphite
3 1 (0.64%) Kibana
3 1 (0.64%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.64%) Netcool
3 1 (0.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) Oracle
3 15 (9.62%) Siebel
4 8 (5.13%) Citrix
4 8 (5.13%) SAP
4 8 (5.13%) VMware
5 7 (4.49%) IBM
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.21%) iManage
7 4 (2.56%) Northgate
7 4 (2.56%) Remedy
7 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.92%) Charles River
8 3 (1.92%) Portware
9 2 (1.28%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.28%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.28%) Informatica
9 2 (1.28%) Misys
9 2 (1.28%) Sybase
9 2 (1.28%) Xceptor
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