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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Technician
Rank 881 855 882
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 12 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.022% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 12
Average salary £20,500 £30,000 £29,651
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,900 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £40,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -12.69%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Applications Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Top 13 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 28 August 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 -34 12 £20,500 -31.66% 5
East Midlands - 5 £20,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £20,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £20,500 -
South East -33 3 £17,000 -43.33%
Southampton - 3 £17,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £17,000 -
London -6 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Coventry - 1 £27,500 -
Salisbury - 1 £24,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £24,000 - 1
South West - 1 £24,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

Applications Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) VBScript
5 6 (31.58%) VB
5 6 (31.58%) IIS
5 6 (31.58%) XSL
5 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) VB6
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.79%) ETL
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Control-M
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture

Applications Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) XSL
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Xbox
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ETL
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) VBScript
3 6 (31.58%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) VB6
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 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%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) FactSet
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
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