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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 801 844 837
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 98 88 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.074% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.078% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 43
Average salary £38,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £23,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +32 77 £37,500 -16.66% 4
London +16 22 £46,250 -7.50% 1
East of England +34 19 £43,750 -2.77%
Bedfordshire - 14 £45,000 -
South East +3 12 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Yorkshire +17 9 £26,750 +27.38%
Surrey +13 7 £30,000 +53.84% 1
Guildford - 7 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +1 5 £17,000 -19.04%
North West - 5 £28,500 -
Dunstable - 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +23 4 £26,750 -10.83%
Scotland +16 4 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -23 4 £38,750 -3.12%
Hertfordshire - 4 £38,750 -
Luton - 4 £42,000 -
City of London +17 3 £62,500 +31.57%
North East 0 3 £32,000 +18.51%
Gloucestershire -15 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire - 3 £39,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £26,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £32,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £32,000 -
Leeds - 3 £17,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £30,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £26,000 - 2
South Wales - 3 £30,000 -
Skipton 0 2 £26,750 -

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 99 (53.80%) SQL
2 71 (38.59%) Finance
3 54 (29.35%) Java
4 48 (26.09%) Windows
5 47 (25.54%) ITIL
6 42 (22.83%) XML
7 41 (22.28%) Oracle
7 41 (22.28%) SQL Server
8 40 (21.74%) UNIX
9 32 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 31 (16.85%) SLA
11 30 (16.30%) Banking
12 28 (15.22%) .NET
13 25 (13.59%) XSL
13 25 (13.59%) XSLT
13 25 (13.59%) MS Excel
13 25 (13.59%) SharePoint
13 25 (13.59%) Degree
13 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (13.04%) C#
15 23 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (11.41%) Mentoring
16 21 (11.41%) JMS
17 20 (10.87%) PL/SQL
18 19 (10.33%) Tomcat
19 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET
20 17 (9.24%) CRM
20 17 (9.24%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (9.24%) AMQP
20 17 (9.24%) REST

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (13.59%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.33%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.15%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.98%) OpenEdge
5 9 (4.89%) IIS
5 9 (4.89%) Confluence
6 8 (4.35%) CMS
7 7 (3.80%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.26%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.63%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.63%) Apache
11 3 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.09%) Lync
12 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Agresso
2 5 (2.72%) Primavera
2 5 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.63%) Infor M3
3 3 (1.63%) Movex
4 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.54%) Maximo
5 1 (0.54%) Endur
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.54%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (6.52%) SaaS
2 9 (4.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.24%) AMQP
2 7 (3.80%) CTI
3 5 (2.72%) Internet
3 5 (2.72%) LAN
4 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.63%) WAN
5 3 (1.63%) DNS
6 2 (1.09%) SSL
6 2 (1.09%) Firewall
7 1 (0.54%) SSH
7 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.54%) Telnet
7 1 (0.54%) FTP
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.98%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.63%) DB2
8 3 (1.63%) MySQL
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.63%) QlikView
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.09%) MS Access
10 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.54%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.54%) IDOL
10 1 (0.54%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.89%) JIRA
3 4 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.17%) Subversion
4 3 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) WinDbg
General
1 71 (38.59%) Finance
2 30 (16.30%) Banking
3 14 (7.61%) Retail
4 13 (7.07%) Advertising
4 13 (7.07%) Front Office
5 7 (3.80%) Billing
5 7 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.17%) German Language
7 3 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.83%) XML
2 28 (15.22%) .NET
3 25 (13.59%) XSL
3 25 (13.59%) XSLT
4 21 (11.41%) JMS
5 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET
6 17 (9.24%) REST
7 14 (7.61%) Web Services
8 11 (5.98%) HTML
9 8 (4.35%) Spring
10 7 (3.80%) JSF
10 7 (3.80%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.80%) Java EE
10 7 (3.80%) JSP
10 7 (3.80%) Struts
11 6 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (2.72%) Middleware
13 4 (2.17%) CSS
13 4 (2.17%) J2EE
14 3 (1.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.26%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.72%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.63%) DataPower
7 3 (1.63%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.63%) Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Statistics
8 2 (1.09%) Equities
8 2 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.54%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) LIMS
9 1 (0.54%) GIS
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.09%) Windows
2 40 (21.74%) UNIX
3 14 (7.61%) Linux
4 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.26%) Solaris
7 4 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.63%) CentOS
8 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.63%) HPUX
8 3 (1.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.54%) ITIL
2 21 (11.41%) Mentoring
3 17 (9.24%) CRM
4 15 (8.15%) Project Management
5 12 (6.52%) ERP
6 10 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.89%) SOA
7 9 (4.89%) Software Testing
8 8 (4.35%) Content Management
8 8 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.80%) Contact Management
9 7 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.80%) Service Management
10 6 (3.26%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.72%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.17%) Waterfall
12 4 (2.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (53.80%) SQL
2 54 (29.35%) Java
3 24 (13.04%) C#
4 20 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 10 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.43%) VBA
6 7 (3.80%) C++
6 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.26%) Korn
7 6 (3.26%) C
7 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.72%) Groovy
9 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.63%) COBOL
10 3 (1.63%) Perl
10 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.09%) Python
12 1 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (13.59%) Degree
2 17 (9.24%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) CCNA
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.09%) XenApp
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Nagios
1 3 (1.63%) SCCM
1 3 (1.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.09%) SCOM
2 2 (1.09%) Netcool
2 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Control-M
3 1 (0.54%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.54%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (22.28%) Oracle
2 32 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.98%) IBM
4 9 (4.89%) VMware
4 9 (4.89%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.89%) SAP
4 9 (4.89%) Apple
5 8 (4.35%) Citrix
6 6 (3.26%) BEA
7 5 (2.72%) Charles River
8 4 (2.17%) Symantec
8 4 (2.17%) Sophis
8 4 (2.17%) HP
8 4 (2.17%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.17%) FactSet
9 3 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.63%) CODA
9 3 (1.63%) Lotus
9 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.63%) Redknee
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