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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Technician
Rank 872 888 869
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 6 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 16
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,700 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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
Top 8 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 30 January 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 -4 5 £24,750 +10.00% 4
Leeds +1 2 £25,750 +14.44%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £25,750 +14.44%
Yorkshire -9 2 £25,750 +14.44%
West Midlands -11 2 £24,500 -36.36%
London - 1 £25,000 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £24,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -

Applications Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) VB6
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) VBScript
6 4 (21.05%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) IIS
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) XSL
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) MS Access
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) COM+
7 3 (15.79%) VBA
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management

Applications Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) XSL
3 3 (15.79%) COM+
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VB6
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VBScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Alterian
3 2 (10.53%) Trayport
3 2 (10.53%) Reuters
3 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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