Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 689 763 668
Rank change year-on-year +74 -95 +133
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 459 416 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 401 377 571
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,300 £61,250
UK median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 147,309 157,833 173,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,704 127,399 146,910
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +57 198 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South East +29 114 £32,500 -7.14% 4
North of England +38 61 £32,500 - 5
Midlands +39 49 £34,000 -2.86%
West Midlands +51 30 £40,000 +31.15%
Yorkshire +39 30 £33,000 +1.54% 4
North West +13 29 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East of England +14 20 £34,500 -13.75% 1
East Midlands -13 19 £33,250 -5.00%
South West 0 16 £33,000 -5.71% 8
North East -8 1 £26,500 -18.46%
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Applications Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 297 (64.71%) SQL
2 187 (40.74%) Windows
3 176 (38.34%) SQL Server
4 135 (29.41%) Java
5 128 (27.89%) Linux
6 127 (27.67%) Finance
7 108 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 106 (23.09%) Degree
9 101 (22.00%) Tomcat
10 97 (21.13%) ITIL
11 89 (19.39%) Python
12 85 (18.52%) Oracle
13 84 (18.30%) Windows Server
14 81 (17.65%) Apache
15 80 (17.43%) C#
16 78 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
17 77 (16.78%) Perl
17 77 (16.78%) Computer Science
17 77 (16.78%) Bash Shell
18 71 (15.47%) C++
18 71 (15.47%) Asset Management
19 70 (15.25%) PowerShell
20 69 (15.03%) Unix
21 68 (14.81%) Banking
22 66 (14.38%) SaaS
23 64 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (13.73%) .NET
25 59 (12.85%) IIS
26 57 (12.42%) Investment Management
27 54 (11.76%) JavaScript

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
1 101 (22.00%) Tomcat
2 81 (17.65%) Apache
3 59 (12.85%) IIS
4 39 (8.50%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.79%) JBoss
5 22 (4.79%) nginx
6 16 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (3.27%) MS Exchange
8 13 (2.83%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.96%) Confluence
10 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.31%) CMS
11 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.87%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.44%) ThingWorx
14 2 (0.44%) WildFly
15 1 (0.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 49 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (8.93%) thinkFolio
2 13 (2.83%) Concordance
2 13 (2.83%) Relativity
3 8 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.44%) assyst
6 2 (0.44%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.22%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.22%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.38%) SaaS
2 46 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (2.61%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (2.18%) IaaS
9 7 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.09%) Office 365
11 4 (0.87%) PaaS
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 3 (0.65%) Slack
13 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.44%) G Suite
13 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.44%) Serverless
14 1 (0.22%) GitHub
14 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.79%) DNS
1 22 (4.79%) HTTP
2 16 (3.49%) Internet
2 16 (3.49%) SSH
3 15 (3.27%) Firewall
4 11 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.96%) SSL
5 9 (1.96%) VLAN
6 5 (1.09%) VPN
7 4 (0.87%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.87%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.65%) Intranet
8 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.65%) Skype
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
9 2 (0.44%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (38.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.71%) MySQL
3 22 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.87%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.22%) Informix
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (6.54%) JIRA
2 19 (4.14%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.61%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.53%) Maven
7 5 (1.09%) Subversion
7 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.87%) Hudson
9 3 (0.65%) Ant
9 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.65%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.44%) GitLab
10 2 (0.44%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 127 (27.67%) Finance
2 68 (14.81%) Banking
3 49 (10.68%) Front Office
4 43 (9.37%) French Language
4 43 (9.37%) German Language
4 43 (9.37%) Investment Banking
5 41 (8.93%) Italian Language
6 20 (4.36%) Spanish Language
7 14 (3.05%) Law
7 14 (3.05%) Legal
8 6 (1.31%) Retail
9 5 (1.09%) Games
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
11 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.73%) .NET
2 48 (10.46%) FIX Protocol
3 46 (10.02%) Web Services
4 43 (9.37%) HTML
5 39 (8.50%) XML
6 30 (6.54%) CSS
7 23 (5.01%) Java EE
8 22 (4.79%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.49%) JSON
10 15 (3.27%) J2EE
10 15 (3.27%) jQuery
10 15 (3.27%) React
11 12 (2.61%) LAMP
11 12 (2.61%) SOAP
12 11 (2.40%) Ajax
12 11 (2.40%) ASP.NET
13 10 (2.18%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.18%) Spring
14 9 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
15 7 (1.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.78%) Computer Science
2 64 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (10.02%) Equities
3 46 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (10.02%) Hedge funds
4 45 (9.80%) Derivative
4 45 (9.80%) Fixed Income
5 23 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.36%) Analytical Mindset
6 20 (4.36%) Data Centre
7 19 (4.14%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.40%) NHS
10 9 (1.96%) Fintech
11 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.09%) Clustering
12 4 (0.87%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.87%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 187 (40.74%) Windows
2 128 (27.89%) Linux
3 84 (18.30%) Windows Server
4 69 (15.03%) Unix
5 39 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.27%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.05%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.18%) CentOS
11 9 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.31%) Solaris
12 6 (1.31%) SUSE
13 5 (1.09%) Fedora
14 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.22%) Android
16 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.22%) Debian
16 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.13%) ITIL
2 78 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
3 71 (15.47%) Asset Management
4 57 (12.42%) Investment Management
5 54 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (11.11%) Service Management
7 48 (10.46%) Wealth Management
8 40 (8.71%) DevOps
9 31 (6.75%) Scrum
10 25 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (5.23%) ITSM
12 22 (4.79%) CRM
12 22 (4.79%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.79%) Problem Management
13 19 (4.14%) Analytics
13 19 (4.14%) Kanban
13 19 (4.14%) OO
14 18 (3.92%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.70%) Configuration Management
15 17 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 297 (64.71%) SQL
2 135 (29.41%) Java
3 89 (19.39%) Python
4 80 (17.43%) C#
5 77 (16.78%) Bash Shell
5 77 (16.78%) Perl
6 71 (15.47%) C++
7 70 (15.25%) PowerShell
8 54 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 53 (11.55%) Ruby
10 48 (10.46%) Bourne shell
10 48 (10.46%) Korn
11 30 (6.54%) PHP
12 24 (5.23%) T-SQL
13 23 (5.01%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.87%) C
16 4 (0.87%) VBScript
17 3 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 106 (23.09%) Degree
2 20 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.05%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.31%) MCSE
9 3 (0.65%) MCP
10 2 (0.44%) CCNA
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CCIE
11 1 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.19%) SLA
2 13 (2.83%) QA
3 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.31%) GDPR
5 5 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.09%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.18%) Docker
3 9 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.87%) XenApp
5 3 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.44%) KVM
6 2 (0.44%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Xen
6 2 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (8.50%) Ansible
3 31 (6.75%) Puppet
4 24 (5.23%) Nagios
5 9 (1.96%) SCCM
6 7 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (1.53%) Kibana
6 7 (1.53%) SCOM
7 6 (1.31%) Terraform
8 3 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.65%) logstash
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 108 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 85 (18.52%) Oracle
3 44 (9.59%) Bloomberg
4 43 (9.37%) Reuters
5 41 (8.93%) FXall
5 41 (8.93%) MarketAxess
5 41 (8.93%) Tradeweb
6 26 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 23 (5.01%) Splunk
8 20 (4.36%) ServiceNow
9 18 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.83%) Lotus
10 13 (2.83%) Nuix
11 10 (2.18%) Blue Prism
11 10 (2.18%) ION Trading
11 10 (2.18%) UiPath
11 10 (2.18%) VMware
12 8 (1.74%) Dynatrace
12 8 (1.74%) Eze Software Group
12 8 (1.74%) Remedy