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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Technician
Rank 894 858 881
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 11 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 13
Average salary £21,500 £30,000 £27,801
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +7.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £24,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.76%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Applications Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Top 17 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 23 September 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 -24 11 £21,500 -28.33% 5
Nottinghamshire - 4 £20,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £20,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £20,500 -
South East -12 3 £17,000 -43.33% 1
South West - 2 £28,250 - 1
Southampton - 2 £17,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £17,000 -
London +1 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £25,000 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £24,000 -
Bath - 1 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 1 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £24,000 -

Applications Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) XSL
4 6 (31.58%) IIS
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (26.32%) VBScript
5 5 (26.32%) VB
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) VB6
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.26%) UNIX
9 1 (5.26%) Solaris
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.26%) MySQL
9 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (5.26%) Java

Applications Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) XSL
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) PACS
2 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL
1 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) OOP
2 1 (5.26%) OO
2 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) VBScript
4 5 (26.32%) VB
4 5 (26.32%) VB6
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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