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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 787 751 809
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 71 116 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 47
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,447 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -18 69 £40,750 -9.44% 17
London -4 26 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England +21 19 £45,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 14 £45,000 -
South East -30 10 £36,250 +6.61%
City of London +1 7 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Dunstable - 7 £45,000 -
Surrey -7 6 £30,000 +53.84%
Yorkshire -7 4 £34,947 +66.41%
South West -23 4 £35,000 -26.31%
Hertfordshire - 4 £28,500 - 3
Guildford - 4 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire -8 3 £37,394 +78.06%
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Luton - 3 £42,000 -
Scotland 0 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire -11 2 £43,750 +28.67%
West Midlands -27 2 £26,000 -48.00% 1
North West - 2 £18,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £26,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £37,394 -
Gloucester - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands +11 1 £34,500 -13.20%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £36,500 -18.88%
Bristol -8 1 £37,500 -
Reading -8 1 £45,000 +32.35%
Hampshire -11 1 £49,500 +25.31%
Brighton -13 1 £22,500 -
East Sussex -21 1 £22,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 -

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 101 (61.21%) SQL
2 59 (35.76%) Finance
3 52 (31.52%) Oracle
4 50 (30.30%) Java
5 49 (29.70%) Windows
6 46 (27.88%) UNIX
7 40 (24.24%) ITIL
8 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
9 33 (20.00%) XML
10 31 (18.79%) Banking
11 28 (16.97%) SLA
12 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 24 (14.55%) XSL
13 24 (14.55%) XSLT
13 24 (14.55%) Degree
13 24 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (13.33%) Linux
14 22 (13.33%) PL/SQL
15 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
16 18 (10.91%) JMS
16 18 (10.91%) WebSphere
17 17 (10.30%) Tomcat
17 17 (10.30%) Mentoring
18 16 (9.70%) .NET
19 15 (9.09%) C#
19 15 (9.09%) Oracle Database
20 14 (8.48%) REST
20 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
20 14 (8.48%) AMQP
21 13 (7.88%) WebLogic

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (10.91%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.30%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.88%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.67%) OpenEdge
5 11 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.64%) IIS
6 6 (3.64%) Confluence
7 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.21%) CMS
9 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.21%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) Lync
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) Stata
3 2 (1.21%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Agresso
2 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.61%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.06%) SaaS
2 3 (1.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) AMQP
2 4 (2.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.21%) Firewall
3 2 (1.21%) LAN
3 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.21%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) SSH
4 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.61%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.42%) MS Access
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.42%) QlikView
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.82%) DB2
8 2 (1.21%) MySQL
8 2 (1.21%) Essbase
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.61%) IDOL
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.64%) JIRA
3 4 (2.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.21%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (35.76%) Finance
2 31 (18.79%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Front Office
4 6 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.82%) Automotive
6 3 (1.82%) Law
6 3 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.00%) XML
2 24 (14.55%) XSL
2 24 (14.55%) XSLT
3 18 (10.91%) JMS
4 16 (9.70%) .NET
5 14 (8.48%) REST
6 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.06%) Spring
7 9 (5.45%) JSF
7 9 (5.45%) Middleware
7 9 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.45%) Java EE
7 9 (5.45%) HTML
7 9 (5.45%) JSP
7 9 (5.45%) Struts
8 5 (3.03%) Web Services
9 4 (2.42%) J2EE
10 3 (1.82%) CSS
10 3 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.85%) SWIFT
2 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.82%) DataPower
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.21%) Equities
7 2 (1.21%) Derivative
7 2 (1.21%) Statistics
7 2 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.70%) Windows
2 46 (27.88%) UNIX
3 22 (13.33%) Linux
4 9 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.24%) Solaris
6 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.42%) CentOS
8 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.82%) HPUX
9 2 (1.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.24%) ITIL
2 17 (10.30%) Mentoring
3 11 (6.67%) CRM
4 10 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (5.45%) Change Management
6 7 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.24%) Service Management
6 7 (4.24%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.64%) Software Testing
7 6 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.42%) SOA
9 4 (2.42%) Project Management
9 4 (2.42%) OpenUP
9 4 (2.42%) Integration Testing
9 4 (2.42%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 101 (61.21%) SQL
2 50 (30.30%) Java
3 22 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 15 (9.09%) C#
5 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.85%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.64%) C++
8 6 (3.64%) C
8 6 (3.64%) VBA
9 5 (3.03%) Korn
10 4 (2.42%) Python
10 4 (2.42%) Perl
11 3 (1.82%) Groovy
12 2 (1.21%) Erlang
12 2 (1.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.21%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) VBScript
13 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) VCP4
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.21%) RHCE
4 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.21%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.21%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) MCP
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.82%) vSphere
3 2 (1.21%) KVM
3 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.21%) XenApp
3 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.82%) SCCM
1 3 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.21%) Puppet
2 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.21%) Netcool
2 2 (1.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Oracle
2 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.27%) IBM
4 10 (6.06%) Citrix
5 9 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.24%) VMware
7 6 (3.64%) Apple
8 5 (3.03%) Bloomberg
8 5 (3.03%) Charles River
9 4 (2.42%) Sophis
9 4 (2.42%) Redknee
9 4 (2.42%) BEA
9 4 (2.42%) SAP
9 4 (2.42%) FactSet
10 3 (1.82%) Sage
10 3 (1.82%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.82%) CODA
11 2 (1.21%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.21%) HP
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