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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 806 842 784
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -58
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 94 91 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.076% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.080% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80 77 76
Average salary £39,250 £39,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.63% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%

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
104779 113784 102677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.52% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86472 93423 85424
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 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 70 £38,500 -3.75% 13
South East +4 26 £32,000 +2.07% 3
Surrey +25 14 £30,000 -14.28% 1
London +6 10 £60,000 +26.31% 7
West Midlands +4 10 £39,750 -6.47% 2
Guildford - 10 £30,000 - 1
East of England +6 9 £41,750 +1.21%
Maidenhead - 8 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire - 8 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +7 5 £30,000 -
Scotland +16 4 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Bedfordshire +15 4 £45,000 +9.09%
Cambridge +15 4 £35,000 -22.22%
North West +5 4 £38,250 -10.00% 1
South Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £30,000 -
Weybridge - 4 - -
Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland +10 3 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 3 £56,500 +79.36%
County Antrim +3 3 £30,000 - 1
Belfast +1 3 £30,000 - 1
Cheshire +1 3 £39,000 -8.23% 1
North East -7 3 £32,000 +18.51%
South West -11 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham -15 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cheltenham - 3 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £32,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,000 -

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (58.24%) SQL
2 55 (32.35%) Windows
2 55 (32.35%) Finance
3 49 (28.82%) Java
4 45 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 42 (24.71%) ITIL
6 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
7 36 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (20.59%) XML
9 32 (18.82%) .NET
10 28 (16.47%) SLA
11 26 (15.29%) SharePoint
12 25 (14.71%) UNIX
12 25 (14.71%) C#
12 25 (14.71%) Degree
13 24 (14.12%) MS Excel
14 22 (12.94%) Oracle
14 22 (12.94%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (11.76%) Banking
16 19 (11.18%) Retail
16 19 (11.18%) Project Management
16 19 (11.18%) Linux
16 19 (11.18%) XSL
16 19 (11.18%) XSLT
16 19 (11.18%) Mentoring
17 18 (10.59%) Advertising
18 17 (10.00%) Web Services
18 17 (10.00%) ERP
19 16 (9.41%) WebLogic
19 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (15.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.41%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.88%) OpenEdge
4 10 (5.88%) CMS
5 9 (5.29%) IIS
6 8 (4.71%) Confluence
6 8 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (4.12%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.94%) JBoss
8 5 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.35%) Apache
10 3 (1.76%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.76%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) InDesign
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Agresso
2 5 (2.94%) Primavera
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.35%) Infor M3
3 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.76%) Maximo
4 3 (1.76%) Movex
5 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.59%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.59%) Endur
6 1 (0.59%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
1 15 (8.82%) SaaS
2 12 (7.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.06%) DNS
3 11 (6.47%) AMQP
4 10 (5.88%) CTI
5 9 (5.29%) WebEx
6 5 (2.94%) Network Security
6 5 (2.94%) LAN
6 5 (2.94%) WAN
6 5 (2.94%) DHCP
7 4 (2.35%) LDAP
7 4 (2.35%) Internet
7 4 (2.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.59%) SSH
8 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.59%) Telnet
8 1 (0.59%) FTP
8 1 (0.59%) SMTP
8 1 (0.59%) SSL
8 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.76%) MySQL
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.18%) QlikView
10 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.59%) IDOL
11 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.59%) MS Access
11 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.71%) JIRA
3 4 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.59%) WinDbg
General
1 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Banking
3 19 (11.18%) Retail
4 18 (10.59%) Advertising
5 12 (7.06%) Front Office
6 10 (5.88%) Billing
7 8 (4.71%) German Language
8 6 (3.53%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.35%) French Language
10 4 (2.35%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.76%) Automotive
12 1 (0.59%) Law
12 1 (0.59%) Legal
12 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.59%) XML
2 32 (18.82%) .NET
3 19 (11.18%) XSL
3 19 (11.18%) XSLT
4 17 (10.00%) Web Services
5 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET
6 15 (8.82%) JMS
7 11 (6.47%) REST
7 11 (6.47%) HTML
8 9 (5.29%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (4.71%) Middleware
9 8 (4.71%) Spring
9 8 (4.71%) ZeroMQ
10 7 (4.12%) JSF
10 7 (4.12%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.12%) Java EE
10 7 (4.12%) JSP
10 7 (4.12%) Struts
11 4 (2.35%) CSS
11 4 (2.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.12%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.76%) GIS
6 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.76%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.76%) LIMS
7 2 (1.18%) Equities
7 2 (1.18%) Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.59%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.35%) Windows
2 25 (14.71%) UNIX
3 19 (11.18%) Linux
4 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.76%) CentOS
7 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.76%) HPUX
7 3 (1.76%) Solaris
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.71%) ITIL
2 19 (11.18%) Project Management
2 19 (11.18%) Mentoring
3 17 (10.00%) ERP
4 15 (8.82%) CRM
5 11 (6.47%) Content Management
6 10 (5.88%) Contact Management
6 10 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.88%) SDLC
7 9 (5.29%) SOA
8 8 (4.71%) Service Management
8 8 (4.71%) OO
8 8 (4.71%) SIEM
9 7 (4.12%) Analytics
9 7 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.12%) Software Testing
9 7 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.53%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.24%) SQL
2 49 (28.82%) Java
3 25 (14.71%) C#
4 13 (7.65%) PL/SQL
4 13 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.29%) C++
5 9 (5.29%) VBA
6 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.12%) C
7 5 (2.94%) Groovy
8 4 (2.35%) Perl
8 4 (2.35%) Python
9 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.76%) COBOL
9 3 (1.76%) Korn
9 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) VB6
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (14.71%) Degree
2 22 (12.94%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
6 1 (0.59%) PMP
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) WMI
2 3 (1.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.18%) Nagios
3 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.59%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.59%) SCCM
4 1 (0.59%) Netcool
4 1 (0.59%) Control-M
4 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.94%) Oracle
3 11 (6.47%) VMware
4 9 (5.29%) IBM
5 8 (4.71%) SAP
5 8 (4.71%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.12%) Apple
7 6 (3.53%) BEA
8 4 (2.35%) HP
8 4 (2.35%) Citrix
9 3 (1.76%) Lotus
9 3 (1.76%) ESRI
9 3 (1.76%) Google
9 3 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.18%) FactSet
10 2 (1.18%) Sophis
10 2 (1.18%) Sage
10 2 (1.18%) Symantec
10 2 (1.18%) Sophos
10 2 (1.18%) Charles River
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