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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 839 883 886
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 71 83 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.076% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.079% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 63 74 77
Median salary £46,164 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.91% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +37 68 £47,582 +15.34% 8
London +63 30 £55,000 - 3
South East +42 17 £30,000 -29.41% 2
City of London +58 15 £54,000 -13.60% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £40,000 +14.28%
East of England +13 7 £32,500 -20.73% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £32,500 - 2
West Sussex +8 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Crawley -1 6 £47,500 +11.76%
North Yorkshire +12 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Luton - 5 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands -11 4 £40,250 -12.02%
Birmingham -24 4 £40,250 -19.50%
Hampshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 3 £40,000 +9.58%
Leeds +14 3 £40,000 +9.58%
Selby - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +29 2 £31,250 -30.55%
Surrey +26 2 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 £31,250 -24.24%
Southampton - 2 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £24,500 - 1
East Midlands +15 1 £35,000 +1.44%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Nottinghamshire +10 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham +3 1 £35,000 -
Banbury - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £33,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £25,000 -

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 117 (69.23%) SQL
2 64 (37.87%) SQL Server
2 64 (37.87%) Finance
3 60 (35.50%) ITIL
4 48 (28.40%) Windows
5 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
6 44 (26.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (20.71%) Linux
8 34 (20.12%) .NET
9 31 (18.34%) IIS
10 26 (15.38%) CRM
10 26 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 25 (14.79%) Oracle
12 24 (14.20%) Degree
13 23 (13.61%) Web Services
14 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
15 21 (12.43%) Unix
15 21 (12.43%) Problem Management
15 21 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (12.43%) Windows Server
16 19 (11.24%) Data Security
17 16 (9.47%) Java
17 16 (9.47%) C#
17 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
17 16 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (8.28%) Banking
18 14 (8.28%) ASP.NET
19 13 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
19 13 (7.69%) VBScript
19 13 (7.69%) Document 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 31 (18.34%) IIS
2 26 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.14%) Apache
4 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.78%) JBoss
5 3 (1.78%) nginx
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.18%) Liferay
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Gentran
7 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Xceptor
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.55%) SAP MDM
3 5 (2.96%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (2.37%) Eloqua
5 3 (1.78%) Maximo
5 3 (1.78%) Summit
6 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.59%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.59%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Apcera
2 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.14%) DNS
3 6 (3.55%) DHCP
4 3 (1.78%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) LAN
4 3 (1.78%) SAN
4 3 (1.78%) WebEx
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) NAS
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (37.87%) SQL Server
2 44 (26.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.10%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.78%) Big Data
7 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.78%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.59%) MySQL
9 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Toad
1 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (37.87%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Japanese Language
4 7 (4.14%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.55%) Advertising
6 5 (2.96%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Back Office
7 4 (2.37%) Law
7 4 (2.37%) Marketing
7 4 (2.37%) Retail
8 3 (1.78%) Games
8 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.12%) .NET
2 23 (13.61%) Web Services
3 14 (8.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.92%) XML
5 8 (4.73%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (4.14%) HTML
6 7 (4.14%) SOAP
7 6 (3.55%) CSS
7 6 (3.55%) XSL
7 6 (3.55%) XSLT
8 5 (2.96%) J2EE
8 5 (2.96%) Middleware
9 4 (2.37%) COM
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (1.78%) WSDL
10 3 (1.78%) ZeroMQ
11 2 (1.18%) Node.js
11 2 (1.18%) SAP Basis
11 2 (1.18%) SonicMQ
11 2 (1.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.14%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.55%) Clustering
5 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.96%) Derivative
6 5 (2.96%) Fintech
7 4 (2.37%) Equities
7 4 (2.37%) Eurex
8 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.18%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.18%) Informatics
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.59%) Photography
10 1 (0.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.40%) Windows
2 35 (20.71%) Linux
3 21 (12.43%) Unix
3 21 (12.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.96%) AIX
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) CentOS
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) ITIL
2 26 (15.38%) CRM
3 21 (12.43%) Problem Management
3 21 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (11.24%) Data Security
5 13 (7.69%) Document Management
6 12 (7.10%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (7.10%) SDLC
6 12 (7.10%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (5.92%) PRINCE
7 10 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.73%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.73%) Change Control
9 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.73%) Release Management
10 7 (4.14%) Analytics
10 7 (4.14%) Project Management
10 7 (4.14%) Software Delivery
10 7 (4.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (69.23%) SQL
2 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.47%) C#
3 16 (9.47%) Java
4 13 (7.69%) VBScript
5 12 (7.10%) PL/SQL
5 12 (7.10%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.55%) VB
7 5 (2.96%) C
8 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.78%) Perl
9 3 (1.78%) Python
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.78%) CFA
3 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) QA
2 11 (6.51%) SLA
3 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.18%) DICOM
4 2 (1.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) Docker
3 1 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.59%) Nagios
1 1 (0.59%) SCOM
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.79%) Oracle
3 13 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (7.10%) Siebel
5 10 (5.92%) Citrix
6 8 (4.73%) SAP
7 7 (4.14%) VMware
8 6 (3.55%) Informatica
9 5 (2.96%) Remedy
10 4 (2.37%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (2.37%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.78%) Apple
11 3 (1.78%) Charles River
11 3 (1.78%) Google
11 3 (1.78%) IBM
11 3 (1.78%) Murex
11 3 (1.78%) Portware
12 2 (1.18%) iManage
12 2 (1.18%) Sybase
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