Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 328 414
Rank change year-on-year +22 +86 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 24 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 7
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -13.60% +31.58%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +26.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in the City of London

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the City of London.

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in the City of London

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in the City of London

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Applications Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) Finance
3 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (37.50%) SunGard
6 9 (37.50%) CODA
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (37.50%) Cognos
6 9 (37.50%) Documentum
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Workflow
7 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
7 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management
9 3 (12.50%) Logistics
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) JasperReports
9 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (8.33%) Siebel
10 2 (8.33%) Unix
10 2 (8.33%) Retail
10 2 (8.33%) Clustering
10 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) JasperReports
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Eurex
3 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Data Transformation
1 6 (25.00%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Logistics
3 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Proprietary Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) CODA
2 9 (37.50%) Cognos
2 9 (37.50%) SunGard
3 2 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO