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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Specialist
UK
Rank 767 829 847
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 84 89 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.090% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.093% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 83
Median salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £31,750 £27,980
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +21.42%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +76 82 £40,001 -5.88% 10
London +56 31 £54,500 +21.11%
City of London - 21 £55,000 -
South East +45 14 £40,001 -5.88% 6
East of England +22 11 £35,000 -34.08% 1
North West -2 11 £46,750 +3.88%
Cheshire - 10 £46,750 -
Berkshire +34 7 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands +4 6 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Solihull - 5 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £46,750 -
Hampshire +18 4 £33,750 -36.61%
South West +15 4 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol +9 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire +6 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Bedfordshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £35,750 +43.00%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 £35,000 -
Luton - 2 £32,500 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £31,250 -
Suffolk - 2 £31,250 -
West Yorkshire +22 1 £31,500 +26.00%
Winchester +11 1 - -
Manchester -20 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £29,000 - 1

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 63 (43.75%) Finance
3 46 (31.94%) ITIL
3 46 (31.94%) Windows
4 41 (28.47%) SQL Server
5 39 (27.08%) Linux
6 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
7 30 (20.83%) Web Services
7 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 27 (18.75%) Unix
9 26 (18.06%) QA
10 25 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (16.67%) Degree
12 23 (15.97%) Banking
12 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
12 23 (15.97%) .NET
12 23 (15.97%) SDLC
13 22 (15.28%) Oracle
14 21 (14.58%) Incident Management
14 21 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (13.89%) VBScript
15 20 (13.89%) Siebel
15 20 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
15 20 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
16 19 (13.19%) Windows Server
16 19 (13.19%) Java
16 19 (13.19%) Problem Management
17 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (8.33%) Relational Database

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 11 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.94%) IIS
3 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.08%) Apache
4 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.39%) CICS
5 2 (1.39%) JBoss
5 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) Gentran
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.78%) Maximo
2 4 (2.78%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.39%) EQXanite
4 2 (1.39%) HFM
4 2 (1.39%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) DNS
1 4 (2.78%) HTTP
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
1 4 (2.78%) LAN
1 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) SAN
2 2 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) NAS
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.08%) DB2
10 2 (1.39%) IMS/DB
10 2 (1.39%) MySQL
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) Big Data
11 1 (0.69%) IDOL
11 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) MSI
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (43.75%) Finance
2 23 (15.97%) Banking
3 8 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.47%) Back Office
5 5 (3.47%) Retail
6 4 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.78%) Legal
7 3 (2.08%) Advertising
7 3 (2.08%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.83%) Web Services
2 23 (15.97%) .NET
3 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.17%) CSS
3 6 (4.17%) HTML
3 6 (4.17%) Middleware
4 5 (3.47%) XML
5 4 (2.78%) JSON
6 3 (2.08%) Node.js
6 3 (2.08%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.39%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.39%) SOAP
8 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.69%) Java EE
8 1 (0.69%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.69%) WCF
8 1 (0.69%) WF
8 1 (0.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.47%) Clustering
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.08%) EPoS
5 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.08%) Life Science
5 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.39%) Derivative
6 2 (1.39%) iSeries
6 2 (1.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.69%) Equities
7 1 (0.69%) Informatics
7 1 (0.69%) Photography
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.94%) Windows
2 39 (27.08%) Linux
3 27 (18.75%) Unix
4 19 (13.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.47%) CentOS
6 4 (2.78%) AIX
6 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) ITIL
2 23 (15.97%) SDLC
3 21 (14.58%) Incident Management
3 21 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
5 19 (13.19%) Problem Management
6 12 (8.33%) CRM
7 11 (7.64%) Service Management
8 10 (6.94%) Analytics
8 10 (6.94%) Software Delivery
9 8 (5.56%) Release Management
9 8 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.86%) Document Management
10 7 (4.86%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.86%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.89%) VBScript
4 19 (13.19%) Java
5 11 (7.64%) C#
6 7 (4.86%) Python
7 6 (4.17%) C
7 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.47%) Perl
8 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.39%) COBOL
10 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) CISSP
2 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.78%) CEH
3 4 (2.78%) GCIA
4 3 (2.08%) CFA
5 2 (1.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.06%) QA
2 8 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) Samba
3 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Grafana
2 2 (1.39%) Nagios
2 2 (1.39%) SCOM
2 2 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.28%) Oracle
3 20 (13.89%) Siebel
4 9 (6.25%) Citrix
5 8 (5.56%) IBM
6 7 (4.86%) VMware
7 6 (4.17%) Informatica
8 5 (3.47%) SAP
9 4 (2.78%) iManage
9 4 (2.78%) Northgate
9 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.78%) Remedy
10 3 (2.08%) Charles River
10 3 (2.08%) Portware
10 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.39%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.39%) Misys
11 2 (1.39%) Sybase
11 2 (1.39%) Xceptor
12 1 (0.69%) HP
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
networx
Salary: £33,600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits/training
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Kronos
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
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Salary: £40000 - £40001 per annum
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