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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank 860 859 904
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 63 105 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.098% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 56 93 86
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-8.22% +3.94%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 62 £37,500 - 10
South East +18 29 £32,500 +1.56% 3
London +25 16 £55,000 - 6
Hampshire - 14 £30,500 - 1
Southampton - 14 £30,500 - 1
City of London +55 13 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Yorkshire +4 9 £31,000 +38.54%
West Sussex +3 9 £37,500 +17.18%
West Yorkshire +9 7 £31,000 +82.35%
Berkshire +12 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Reading - 6 £50,000 -
East of England +10 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Horsham - 5 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +19 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Bradford - 4 £31,000 -
Crawley - 3 £40,000 -
Harrogate +16 2 - -
North Yorkshire +5 2 - -
Leeds -1 2 £37,768 +122.16%
North West +17 1 £42,500 +11.11%
Manchester +4 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Luton 0 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Bedfordshire -1 1 £47,500 +5.55%
South West -4 1 £35,000 +3.70%
West Midlands -22 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £60,000 -
Telford - 1 £40,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £31,500 -

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 106 (71.62%) SQL
2 50 (33.78%) Linux
3 45 (30.41%) Windows
4 42 (28.38%) Finance
5 37 (25.00%) .NET
5 37 (25.00%) Oracle
6 32 (21.62%) XML
7 31 (20.95%) SQL Server
8 30 (20.27%) Windows Server
9 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
10 26 (17.57%) CRM
11 24 (16.22%) Java
11 24 (16.22%) IIS
12 22 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (14.19%) ITIL
13 21 (14.19%) SharePoint
14 18 (12.16%) Unix
15 17 (11.49%) ERP
16 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (10.14%) Banking
18 14 (9.46%) C#
18 14 (9.46%) Data Security
19 13 (8.78%) SLA
19 13 (8.78%) Degree
20 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
20 12 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 11 (7.43%) Project Management
21 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
21 11 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 11 (7.43%) Retail

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 24 (16.22%) IIS
2 21 (14.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.38%) Apache
3 5 (3.38%) JBoss
3 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.03%) Confluence
4 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.03%) WordPress
5 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.38%) SAP MDM
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.03%) Maximo
2 3 (2.03%) Summit
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.35%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.35%) RMDS
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) DNS
2 3 (2.03%) DHCP
3 2 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.35%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) Multicast
3 2 (1.35%) WebEx
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.03%) GIS
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.35%) Essbase
6 2 (1.35%) MySQL
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) Informix
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 42 (28.38%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Banking
3 11 (7.43%) Retail
4 7 (4.73%) Arabic Language
4 7 (4.73%) Russian Language
5 5 (3.38%) Advertising
5 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.35%) Front Office
7 2 (1.35%) Law
7 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.00%) .NET
2 32 (21.62%) XML
3 10 (6.76%) CSS
3 10 (6.76%) Web Services
4 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (5.41%) HTML
5 6 (4.05%) XSL
5 6 (4.05%) XSLT
6 5 (3.38%) EDI
6 5 (3.38%) SOAP
7 3 (2.03%) Google Maps API
8 2 (1.35%) COM
8 2 (1.35%) J2EE
8 2 (1.35%) Middleware
9 1 (0.68%) JSP
9 1 (0.68%) SonicMQ
9 1 (0.68%) Struts
9 1 (0.68%) WCF
9 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.41%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.70%) Derivative
6 4 (2.70%) Equities
6 4 (2.70%) Eurex
6 4 (2.70%) Fintech
6 4 (2.70%) User Experience
7 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) CCTV
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.78%) Linux
2 45 (30.41%) Windows
3 30 (20.27%) Windows Server
4 18 (12.16%) Unix
5 11 (7.43%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (4.73%) Android
6 7 (4.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.57%) CRM
2 21 (14.19%) ITIL
3 17 (11.49%) ERP
4 14 (9.46%) Data Security
5 11 (7.43%) Project Management
5 11 (7.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.08%) Change Management
7 8 (5.41%) Document Management
7 8 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.73%) Presales
8 7 (4.73%) Product Management
8 7 (4.73%) Regression Testing
8 7 (4.73%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.05%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (3.38%) Workflow
10 5 (3.38%) Workflow Management
11 4 (2.70%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (71.62%) SQL
2 24 (16.22%) Java
3 14 (9.46%) C#
4 10 (6.76%) C
4 10 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.08%) Perl
6 8 (5.41%) C++
7 7 (4.73%) PHP
8 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.05%) VB
9 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.70%) VBA
11 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.35%) C-shell
12 2 (1.35%) Dart
12 2 (1.35%) Python
13 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) MCSA
3 1 (0.68%) MCSE
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (25.00%) Oracle
2 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.08%) Hyperion
4 8 (5.41%) SAP
5 7 (4.73%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.38%) Baan
6 5 (3.38%) Citrix
6 5 (3.38%) VMware
7 4 (2.70%) Google
7 4 (2.70%) IBM
7 4 (2.70%) Murex
7 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.70%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.03%) ESRI
8 3 (2.03%) Infor
8 3 (2.03%) Siebel
9 2 (1.35%) F5
9 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.35%) Solace
9 2 (1.35%) Tripwire
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Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
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