The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 824 830 782
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 74 97 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.083% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.088% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 65 83 81
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 63 £40,000 +17.64% 3
South East +9 18 £37,500 +19.62% 1
West Midlands +4 15 £41,500 +7.79%
London +5 14 £63,750 +34.21% 2
East of England +16 11 £38,500 -6.66%
Surrey +20 9 £30,000 -1.63%
Cambridgeshire - 9 £38,500 -
Cambridge - 9 £38,500 -
Berkshire +18 8 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £40,000 -
Birmingham -5 5 £50,000 +26.58%
Guildford - 5 £30,000 -
Weybridge +7 4 - -
City of London +29 2 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Belfast +17 2 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland +17 2 £30,000 -
County Antrim +16 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands +7 2 £35,000 +55.55%
Coventry - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +6 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Scotland +6 1 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Hampshire +3 1 £24,500 -20.96%
West Yorkshire +3 1 £56,500 +79.36%
Leeds +3 1 £56,500 +67.40%
North West -2 1 £37,500 -6.83%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -3 1 £56,500 +83.73%
Nottingham -3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -8 1 £24,000 -29.41%
North East -14 1 £32,000 +20.75%

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support Specialist in their job title.

1 104 (60.12%) SQL
2 55 (31.79%) Windows
3 46 (26.59%) SQL Server
3 46 (26.59%) Microsoft
4 45 (26.01%) Java
5 44 (25.43%) Finance
6 40 (23.12%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (22.54%) ITIL
8 33 (19.08%) .NET
9 32 (18.50%) XML
10 29 (16.76%) Linux
11 28 (16.18%) UNIX
11 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
11 28 (16.18%) C#
11 28 (16.18%) Degree
12 26 (15.03%) SharePoint
13 24 (13.87%) SLA
14 22 (12.72%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (12.14%) ERP
15 21 (12.14%) Oracle
16 19 (10.98%) Project Management
16 19 (10.98%) Retail
17 18 (10.40%) Advertising
18 17 (9.83%) Banking
18 17 (9.83%) Computer Science
18 17 (9.83%) CRM
18 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
19 16 (9.25%) Web Services
19 16 (9.25%) VMware
20 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (15.03%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.09%) WebLogic
3 12 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.78%) IIS
4 10 (5.78%) OpenEdge
4 10 (5.78%) CMS
5 8 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.47%) Confluence
6 6 (3.47%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.89%) JBoss
7 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.31%) Apache
8 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.73%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) InDesign
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.89%) Primavera
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.89%) Infor M3
3 4 (2.31%) Agresso
3 4 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.73%) Maximo
4 3 (1.73%) Movex
5 1 (0.58%) Endur
5 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.58%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.67%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (8.67%) SaaS
2 11 (6.36%) Office 365
3 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
1 12 (6.94%) DNS
2 10 (5.78%) CTI
3 9 (5.20%) WebEx
4 8 (4.62%) AMQP
5 5 (2.89%) Network Security
5 5 (2.89%) LAN
5 5 (2.89%) WAN
5 5 (2.89%) DHCP
6 4 (2.31%) LDAP
7 3 (1.73%) Firewall
7 3 (1.73%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) SMTP
9 1 (0.58%) FTP
9 1 (0.58%) Telnet
9 1 (0.58%) SSL
9 1 (0.58%) SSH
9 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.78%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.47%) MySQL
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.73%) QlikView
9 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.58%) IDOL
10 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.05%) JIRA
3 5 (2.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) WinDbg
General
1 44 (25.43%) Finance
2 19 (10.98%) Retail
3 18 (10.40%) Advertising
4 17 (9.83%) Banking
5 13 (7.51%) Front Office
6 10 (5.78%) Billing
7 8 (4.62%) German Language
8 7 (4.05%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.31%) French Language
10 4 (2.31%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.73%) Automotive
12 1 (0.58%) Law
12 1 (0.58%) Legal
12 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.08%) .NET
2 32 (18.50%) XML
3 16 (9.25%) Web Services
4 14 (8.09%) XSL
4 14 (8.09%) XSLT
4 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 14 (8.09%) HTML
5 13 (7.51%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (6.94%) Middleware
6 12 (6.94%) JMS
7 8 (4.62%) REST
7 8 (4.62%) ZeroMQ
8 7 (4.05%) CSS
8 7 (4.05%) J2EE
9 6 (3.47%) JSP
9 6 (3.47%) Struts
9 6 (3.47%) Java EE
9 6 (3.47%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.47%) Spring
9 6 (3.47%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.83%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.05%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.05%) Equities
5 6 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.73%) Replication
7 3 (1.73%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.73%) GIS
7 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.73%) LIMS
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
9 1 (0.58%) Equity Risk
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.79%) Windows
2 29 (16.76%) Linux
3 28 (16.18%) UNIX
4 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.73%) CentOS
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.73%) HPUX
6 3 (1.73%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) ITIL
2 21 (12.14%) ERP
3 19 (10.98%) Project Management
4 17 (9.83%) CRM
4 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
5 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.09%) Content Management
7 13 (7.51%) OO
8 10 (5.78%) Contact Management
9 8 (4.62%) Service Management
9 8 (4.62%) BCP
9 8 (4.62%) SOA
9 8 (4.62%) SIEM
9 8 (4.62%) Analytics
9 8 (4.62%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.05%) SDLC
10 7 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.47%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 104 (60.12%) SQL
2 45 (26.01%) Java
3 28 (16.18%) C#
4 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.94%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.78%) Perl
7 9 (5.20%) C++
7 9 (5.20%) Python
8 7 (4.05%) C
8 7 (4.05%) VBA
9 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.89%) Groovy
11 4 (2.31%) PHP
12 3 (1.73%) COBOL
12 3 (1.73%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.73%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.16%) Korn
13 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Degree
2 22 (12.72%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.73%) MCSE
6 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.87%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.31%) vSphere
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (2.31%) WMI
3 2 (1.16%) SCOM
3 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.16%) Nagios
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) Ansible
4 1 (0.58%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.58%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
4 1 (0.58%) Netcool
4 1 (0.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.14%) Oracle
3 16 (9.25%) VMware
4 9 (5.20%) IBM
5 6 (3.47%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.47%) SAP
6 5 (2.89%) Citrix
6 5 (2.89%) BEA
7 4 (2.31%) HP
7 4 (2.31%) Apple
8 3 (1.73%) ESRI
8 3 (1.73%) Google
8 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.73%) Lotus
9 2 (1.16%) Epicor
9 2 (1.16%) Symantec
9 2 (1.16%) Sophos
9 2 (1.16%) Adobe
9 2 (1.16%) Infor
10 1 (0.58%) hybris
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