The median annual salary for a Applications Support Specialist was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Specialist
England / East of England
Rank 238 262 254
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 4 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.067% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 20
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +21.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in the East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in the East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 2 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire +6 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East of England region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) HTTP
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) C
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) Middleware
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) HL7
8 3 (15.00%) CRM

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (5.00%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (5.00%) Text Mining
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
1 2 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (5.00%) Informatics
5 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) HL7
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Kofax