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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 799 884 873
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 77 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.094% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.098% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 67 97 83
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £34,600 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +75 76 £42,000 -1.17% 10
London +57 30 £55,000 -8.33% 1
City of London +48 18 £55,000 -10.20%
South East +38 15 £33,750 -20.58% 5
East of England +15 14 £33,750 -26.63% 2
North West - 6 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £41,500 -
Cambridge - 6 £41,500 -
Hampshire +13 5 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Cheshire - 5 - -
Luton - 5 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire +48 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bristol +18 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South West +16 3 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Yorkshire +10 3 £37,500 +7.14%
North Yorkshire +8 3 £37,500 +25.00%
West Sussex -1 3 £42,500 - 3
Crawley -9 3 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands -11 3 £35,750 -7.14%
Fareham - 3 £30,000 -
Birmingham -9 2 £43,500 -
Selby - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +20 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Surrey +15 1 £24,500 -23.43%
Hertfordshire +12 1 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +11 1 £37,500 -11.76%
East Midlands +7 1 - -
Winchester +7 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £55,000 - 1

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 97 (57.74%) SQL
2 72 (42.86%) Finance
3 67 (39.88%) ITIL
4 63 (37.50%) Windows
5 55 (32.74%) SQL Server
6 38 (22.62%) Web Services
7 35 (20.83%) .NET
7 35 (20.83%) Degree
8 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
8 33 (19.64%) Linux
9 31 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 28 (16.67%) Oracle
11 28 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 27 (16.07%) Problem Management
13 25 (14.88%) CRM
14 23 (13.69%) SDLC
15 22 (13.10%) Unix
15 22 (13.10%) Banking
16 21 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (12.50%) QA
16 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
16 21 (12.50%) Java
16 21 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
17 20 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (11.90%) VBScript
17 20 (11.90%) Siebel
17 20 (11.90%) Oracle BI EE
18 19 (11.31%) Incident Management

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 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.93%) IIS
3 6 (3.57%) Apache
4 5 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.38%) JBoss
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.19%) CICS
7 2 (1.19%) Gentran
7 2 (1.19%) Liferay
7 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.19%) nginx
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.38%) Eloqua
2 4 (2.38%) Maximo
3 2 (1.19%) EQXanite
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.60%) HFM
4 1 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Apcera
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.76%) DNS
3 5 (2.98%) DHCP
4 4 (2.38%) HTTP
4 4 (2.38%) Internet
4 4 (2.38%) LAN
5 3 (1.79%) Firewall
5 3 (1.79%) SAN
6 2 (1.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.60%) Intranet
7 1 (0.60%) NAS
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
7 1 (0.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (11.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.79%) Big Data
8 3 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.79%) DB2
8 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.19%) IMS/DB
9 2 (1.19%) MySQL
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.60%) IDOL
10 1 (0.60%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (42.86%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Banking
3 10 (5.95%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.76%) Japanese Language
5 7 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.57%) Retail
7 5 (2.98%) Back Office
8 4 (2.38%) Advertising
8 4 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.38%) Law
8 4 (2.38%) Marketing
9 2 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (1.19%) Legal
9 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) French Language
10 1 (0.60%) Front Office
10 1 (0.60%) German Language
10 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.62%) Web Services
2 35 (20.83%) .NET
3 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.95%) CSS
4 10 (5.95%) HTML
5 7 (4.17%) Middleware
6 6 (3.57%) XML
7 4 (2.38%) J2EE
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (2.38%) WSDL
8 3 (1.79%) Node.js
8 3 (1.79%) SAP Basis
9 2 (1.19%) JSON
9 2 (1.19%) SOAP
9 2 (1.19%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.60%) EDI
10 1 (0.60%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.60%) SonicMQ
10 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.57%) Clustering
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.79%) EPoS
6 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.79%) Health Informatics
6 3 (1.79%) Informatics
6 3 (1.79%) Life Science
6 3 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.79%) User Experience
7 2 (1.19%) Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.50%) Windows
2 33 (19.64%) Linux
3 28 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 22 (13.10%) Unix
5 6 (3.57%) AIX
6 5 (2.98%) CentOS
6 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.88%) ITIL
2 27 (16.07%) Problem Management
3 25 (14.88%) CRM
4 23 (13.69%) SDLC
5 21 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
7 19 (11.31%) Incident Management
8 18 (10.71%) Document Management
9 13 (7.74%) Software Delivery
10 11 (6.55%) Service Management
10 11 (6.55%) Supplier Management
11 10 (5.95%) PRINCE
12 9 (5.36%) Analytics
13 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
13 8 (4.76%) Change Control
14 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.17%) Risk Management
14 7 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (57.74%) SQL
2 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.50%) Java
4 20 (11.90%) VBScript
5 13 (7.74%) C#
6 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.36%) C
8 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.57%) Python
10 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.79%) Perl
11 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.19%) COBOL
12 2 (1.19%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) C++
13 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.79%) CFA
3 3 (1.79%) CISSP
4 2 (1.19%) CEH
4 2 (1.19%) GCIA
4 2 (1.19%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) QA
2 13 (7.74%) SLA
3 3 (1.79%) HL7
3 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.19%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Grafana
2 2 (1.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.67%) Oracle
3 20 (11.90%) Siebel
4 13 (7.74%) Citrix
5 8 (4.76%) VMware
6 7 (4.17%) Informatica
6 7 (4.17%) Remedy
6 7 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.57%) IBM
8 4 (2.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (1.79%) Charles River
9 3 (1.79%) iManage
9 3 (1.79%) Portware
9 3 (1.79%) SAP
10 2 (1.19%) Google
10 2 (1.19%) Kofax
10 2 (1.19%) Misys
10 2 (1.19%) Pega
10 2 (1.19%) Sun
10 2 (1.19%) Sybase
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