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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 820 885 870
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 113 74 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.067% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.070% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 102 65 97
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,077 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +16.17%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 2016 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 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +94 109 £40,000 +0.62% 7
South East +48 45 £37,500 +11.11% 4
London +75 41 £55,000 -15.38% 2
City of London +90 16 £52,000 +9.47% 1
Hampshire +17 16 £30,500 +24.48% 1
West Sussex - 15 £42,500 -
Southampton - 15 £30,500 - 1
Berkshire +12 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Crawley - 10 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +30 9 £31,250 -44.69%
Reading - 9 £48,500 -
West Yorkshire +27 8 £31,250 -44.69%
Bedfordshire +30 6 £28,500 -36.66% 1
East of England +17 6 £28,500 -28.30% 1
Horsham - 5 £37,500 -
Bradford - 4 £31,000 -
Luton - 4 £28,500 - 1
Leeds +33 3 £40,000 -29.20%
South West +19 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Maidenhead -5 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bristol - 3 £35,000 -
North West +22 2 £37,500 -1.96%
Nottingham +14 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands +5 2 £35,000 -
Manchester 0 2 £37,500 -
Surrey +14 1 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Birmingham -13 1 £37,000 -26.00%
West Midlands -16 1 £37,000 -9.20%
Chertsey - 1 £24,500 -

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 118 (69.01%) SQL
2 55 (32.16%) Finance
3 54 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 51 (29.82%) Windows
5 49 (28.65%) ITIL
6 45 (26.32%) Linux
7 42 (24.56%) Microsoft
8 37 (21.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (19.88%) CRM
9 34 (19.88%) Oracle
9 34 (19.88%) Windows Server
10 32 (18.71%) .NET
10 32 (18.71%) IIS
11 30 (17.54%) SharePoint
12 23 (13.45%) Degree
13 19 (11.11%) Data Security
14 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 18 (10.53%) Unix
14 18 (10.53%) Java
15 15 (8.77%) Web Services
15 15 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
16 14 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
17 13 (7.60%) XML
17 13 (7.60%) C#
17 13 (7.60%) Problem Management
17 13 (7.60%) Document Management
18 12 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
18 12 (7.02%) PL/SQL

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 32 (18.71%) IIS
2 30 (17.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.51%) Apache
4 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.75%) nginx
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.75%) WordPress
6 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.17%) JBoss
6 2 (1.17%) Liferay
6 2 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) Gentran
7 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.51%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (3.51%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.75%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.75%) Maximo
3 3 (1.75%) Summit
4 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.17%) RMDS
5 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.58%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.51%) DHCP
2 6 (3.51%) DNS
3 4 (2.34%) Firewall
4 3 (1.75%) WebEx
5 2 (1.17%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) Multicast
5 2 (1.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) SMS
6 1 (0.58%) WAN
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (21.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.75%) Big Data
7 3 (1.75%) GIS
7 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.75%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Essbase
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Toad
1 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (32.16%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Banking
3 8 (4.68%) Japanese Language
4 6 (3.51%) Advertising
4 6 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.51%) Retail
5 4 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.75%) Front Office
6 3 (1.75%) Games
6 3 (1.75%) Law
6 3 (1.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.17%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.17%) Russian Language
7 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.71%) .NET
2 15 (8.77%) Web Services
3 13 (7.60%) XML
4 12 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.68%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (4.09%) SOAP
6 7 (4.09%) XSL
6 7 (4.09%) XSLT
7 6 (3.51%) CSS
8 5 (2.92%) EDI
8 5 (2.92%) HTML
8 5 (2.92%) J2EE
9 4 (2.34%) COM
9 4 (2.34%) Middleware
10 3 (1.75%) Google Maps API
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (1.75%) WSDL
10 3 (1.75%) ZeroMQ
11 2 (1.17%) SonicMQ
11 2 (1.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.68%) Fixed Income
3 8 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.92%) Fintech
6 4 (2.34%) Derivative
6 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.34%) Equities
6 4 (2.34%) Eurex
6 4 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.17%) FMCG
7 2 (1.17%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.17%) Informatics
7 2 (1.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) CCTV
8 1 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.82%) Windows
2 45 (26.32%) Linux
3 34 (19.88%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.53%) Unix
5 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.34%) AIX
9 3 (1.75%) CentOS
10 2 (1.17%) Android
10 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.65%) ITIL
2 34 (19.88%) CRM
3 19 (11.11%) Data Security
4 14 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (7.60%) Document Management
5 13 (7.60%) Problem Management
6 12 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (6.43%) Project Management
8 9 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.26%) ERP
8 9 (5.26%) PRINCE
9 8 (4.68%) Change Control
10 7 (4.09%) Change Management
10 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.09%) Release Management
10 7 (4.09%) Time Management
10 7 (4.09%) Workflow
11 6 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (3.51%) Workflow Management
12 5 (2.92%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 118 (69.01%) SQL
2 18 (10.53%) Java
3 13 (7.60%) C#
4 12 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.43%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.09%) C
6 7 (4.09%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.51%) Perl
7 6 (3.51%) VB
8 5 (2.92%) VBScript
9 4 (2.34%) C++
10 3 (1.75%) VBA
11 2 (1.17%) C-shell
11 2 (1.17%) Dart
11 2 (1.17%) PHP
11 2 (1.17%) Python
11 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (13.45%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) QA
3 4 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.17%) DICOM
4 2 (1.17%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.88%) Oracle
3 12 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.26%) SAP
5 7 (4.09%) Bloomberg
5 7 (4.09%) Citrix
5 7 (4.09%) Siebel
6 6 (3.51%) Google
6 6 (3.51%) Hyperion
6 6 (3.51%) VMware
7 5 (2.92%) Baan
8 4 (2.34%) Murex
8 4 (2.34%) Remedy
8 4 (2.34%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.75%) Apple
9 3 (1.75%) ESRI
9 3 (1.75%) IBM
9 3 (1.75%) Infor
9 3 (1.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.17%) Informatica
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