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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Technician
Rank 886 906 879
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 6 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.007% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 20
Average salary £25,000 £19,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -35.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,700 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £17,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -43.33%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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
Top 9 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 29 July 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 +17 6 £25,000 +29.87% 2
South East +20 4 £25,000 +47.05%
Hampshire +6 3 £25,000 +47.05%
Basingstoke - 3 £25,000 -
London +25 1 £30,500 +35.55%
Slough - 1 £23,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £22,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £23,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £22,000 -

Applications Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Derivative
5 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (8.33%) vSphere
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS

Applications Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) AWK
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) sed
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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