The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Technician
Rank 885 889 872
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 7 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 15
Average salary £30,000 £44,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.20% +96.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £23,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £53,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £21,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.03%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Technician within the UK.

Applications Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Technician over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Applications Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +11 7 £30,000 -32.20% 2
South West - 3 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 - 1
East of England +10 1 £27,500 -3.50%
Essex -1 1 £27,500 -3.50%
Gloucestershire - 1 £23,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Derby - 1 £36,500 -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £20,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £36,500 -

Applications Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) MS Access
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) SAS
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) VBA
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) COM+
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) Alterian
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) Trayport
8 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management

Applications Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) COM+
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Alterian
3 2 (11.11%) Trayport
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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