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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Technician
Rank 885 874 868
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 10 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 12
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,050 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-24.61% +1.56%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Applications Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Top 20 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 20 October 2014. 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 -15 10 £25,000 -9.09% 6
South West - 3 £28,250 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 3 £20,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £20,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £20,500 -
London +6 1 £47,500 +115.90%
South East -2 1 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £24,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £32,000 -
Bath - 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £27,500 -
Poole - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £25,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £24,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1

Applications Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) XSL
4 5 (29.41%) IIS
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) VB6
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (23.53%) VBScript
5 4 (23.53%) VB
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) EPoS
8 1 (5.88%) NHS

Applications Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) XSL
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) PACS
2 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) VBScript
4 4 (23.53%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) VB6
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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