Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Application Support Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 734 737
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +117
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 458 458 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 412 439 502
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £64,875
UK median annual salary £39,915 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -0.21% +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156,412 161,494 188,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.49% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 128,028 135,475 159,038
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in England

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Engineer in England

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in England

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 161 £50,000 +5.26% 19
South East +31 97 £40,000 +1.27% 10
South West +16 54 £30,000 +9.09% 3
North of England -33 54 £35,000 - 15
Midlands +37 47 £33,750 +16.38% 8
East of England +10 45 £40,000 -20.00% 4
North West -7 34 £37,500 -21.05% 9
East Midlands +34 24 £22,500 -43.75% 4
West Midlands +15 23 £35,896 +23.78% 4
Yorkshire +11 17 £35,000 +16.67% 3
North East -11 3 £32,500 +44.44% 3
Applications Support Engineer
UK

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Applications Support Engineer 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 England region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 263 (57.42%) SQL
2 152 (33.19%) Java
3 148 (32.31%) Windows
3 148 (32.31%) Linux
4 140 (30.57%) SQL Server
5 129 (28.17%) Finance
6 116 (25.33%) Microsoft
7 99 (21.62%) Oracle
8 98 (21.40%) ITIL
9 88 (19.21%) C#
10 85 (18.56%) Unix
11 83 (18.12%) JavaScript
12 71 (15.50%) .NET
13 66 (14.41%) Windows Server
14 64 (13.97%) Python
15 60 (13.10%) Apache
15 60 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (12.45%) Tomcat
17 56 (12.23%) Degree
18 54 (11.79%) Active Directory
19 52 (11.35%) Shell Script
19 52 (11.35%) Relational Database
20 48 (10.48%) HTML
20 48 (10.48%) CSS
21 47 (10.26%) Service Management
22 44 (9.61%) SharePoint
22 44 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
23 40 (8.73%) Web Services
23 40 (8.73%) SLA
24 39 (8.52%) Perl

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 60 (13.10%) Apache
2 57 (12.45%) Tomcat
3 44 (9.61%) SharePoint
4 37 (8.08%) IIS
5 25 (5.46%) WebSphere
6 23 (5.02%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.84%) JBoss
8 12 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.62%) CMS
9 8 (1.75%) nginx
10 5 (1.09%) Confluence
10 5 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.09%) Liferay
11 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.09%) iTrent
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.44%) Maximo
7 1 (0.22%) RMDS
7 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.28%) SaaS
4 13 (2.84%) G Suite
5 10 (2.18%) Office 365
6 6 (1.31%) Slack
7 5 (1.09%) Trello
8 3 (0.66%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.59%) DNS
2 14 (3.06%) Firewall
3 13 (2.84%) DHCP
4 12 (2.62%) HTTP
5 10 (2.18%) LDAP
5 10 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.97%) VPN
7 7 (1.53%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.53%) Internet
8 6 (1.31%) IPsec
9 5 (1.09%) FTP
9 5 (1.09%) IMAP
9 5 (1.09%) LAN
10 2 (0.44%) ICMP
10 2 (0.44%) Skype
10 2 (0.44%) SMS
10 2 (0.44%) SMTP
10 2 (0.44%) SSL
10 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.35%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.86%) MySQL
4 32 (6.99%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.37%) MS Access
5 20 (4.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.62%) Big Data
7 12 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.97%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.53%) Redis
12 6 (1.31%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.09%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.09%) DB2
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (3.71%) Git (software)
1 17 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.28%) JIRA
3 10 (2.18%) Maven
3 10 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (2.18%) TeamCity
3 10 (2.18%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.53%) Hudson
5 7 (1.53%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.31%) Selenium
7 5 (1.09%) Subversion
8 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.66%) MSI
9 2 (0.44%) Moq
9 2 (0.44%) NUnit
10 1 (0.22%) Firebug
10 1 (0.22%) JUnit
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 129 (28.17%) Finance
2 38 (8.30%) Banking
3 18 (3.93%) Advertising
4 15 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.97%) Front Office
6 6 (1.31%) Games
6 6 (1.31%) Publishing
6 6 (1.31%) Retail
7 5 (1.09%) German Language
7 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.87%) Electronics
8 4 (0.87%) Law
8 4 (0.87%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
9 3 (0.66%) French Language
9 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
10 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.50%) .NET
2 48 (10.48%) CSS
2 48 (10.48%) HTML
3 40 (8.73%) Web Services
4 34 (7.42%) XML
5 22 (4.80%) J2EE
5 22 (4.80%) Node.js
6 20 (4.37%) CSS3
6 20 (4.37%) HTML5
7 19 (4.15%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (3.93%) jQuery
9 14 (3.06%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (2.62%) Entity Framework
10 12 (2.62%) WCF
11 10 (2.18%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.18%) Ajax
11 10 (2.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.18%) Spring
12 8 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.99%) Fintech
3 23 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.18%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.87%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.87%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.87%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.66%) Equities
11 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.44%) Derivative
12 2 (0.44%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.22%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 148 (32.31%) Linux
1 148 (32.31%) Windows
2 85 (18.56%) Unix
3 66 (14.41%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.62%) Solaris
6 11 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.18%) AIX
7 10 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.97%) HPUX
9 6 (1.31%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.09%) zOS
11 4 (0.87%) Android
11 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.66%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.40%) ITIL
2 60 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (10.26%) Service Management
4 38 (8.30%) Problem Management
5 36 (7.86%) DevOps
6 32 (6.99%) ITSM
7 29 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (6.11%) Task Automation
9 22 (4.80%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.80%) Incident Management
10 21 (4.59%) Open Source
11 20 (4.37%) OOP
11 20 (4.37%) Software Engineering
12 18 (3.93%) ERP
13 17 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (3.71%) Change Management
13 17 (3.71%) ITIL V3
14 15 (3.28%) Test Automation
15 14 (3.06%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (3.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 263 (57.42%) SQL
2 152 (33.19%) Java
3 88 (19.21%) C#
4 83 (18.12%) JavaScript
5 64 (13.97%) Python
6 52 (11.35%) Shell Script
7 39 (8.52%) Perl
8 38 (8.30%) T-SQL
9 37 (8.08%) Bash Shell
10 35 (7.64%) PowerShell
11 32 (6.99%) PHP
12 19 (4.15%) Ruby
13 16 (3.49%) VBScript
14 12 (2.62%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.62%) VB
15 11 (2.40%) C++
16 10 (2.18%) Apex Code
17 7 (1.53%) C
18 6 (1.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 4 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (12.23%) Degree
2 24 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.18%) CCNA
5 10 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.18%) HND
5 10 (2.18%) MCP
6 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) MCAD
8 3 (0.66%) MCSD
8 3 (0.66%) MCSE
9 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.73%) SLA
2 11 (2.40%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (11.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.18%) XenApp
4 5 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.66%) Docker
5 3 (0.66%) LXC
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.44%) Varnish
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.49%) Puppet
3 15 (3.28%) Nagios
4 10 (2.18%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (1.75%) SCCM
6 7 (1.53%) Ansible
7 6 (1.31%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.44%) Grafana
9 2 (0.44%) Graphite
9 2 (0.44%) Graylog
9 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.44%) Kibana
10 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.22%) SCOM
10 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 116 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 99 (21.62%) Oracle
3 28 (6.11%) VMware
4 19 (4.15%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.15%) WorldPay
5 18 (3.93%) Citrix
6 16 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.84%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.40%) IBM
9 10 (2.18%) BMC
9 10 (2.18%) Nimsoft
9 10 (2.18%) Remedy
9 10 (2.18%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.97%) Google
10 9 (1.97%) HP
11 7 (1.53%) Cisco
11 7 (1.53%) Genesys
12 6 (1.31%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.31%) Dynatrace
12 6 (1.31%) Reuters