Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £43,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 655 724 749
Rank change year-on-year +69 +25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 455 461 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 390 413 434
England median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £39,915 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% -0.21% +3.90%

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 134,350 156,686 161,214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108,528 128,378 135,210
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +111 236 £52,500 +5.00% 23
South East +58 117 £35,000 -12.50% 8
North of England +32 47 £32,500 -7.14% 4
West Midlands +39 23 £41,250 +17.86% 1
Yorkshire +30 23 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Midlands +9 23 £41,250 +17.86% 3
North West +12 21 £32,500 -13.33% 3
East of England +4 19 £38,250 -4.38% 2
South West -15 14 £33,750 +12.50% 3
North East +15 2 £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 19 January 2019, 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.

1 312 (68.57%) SQL
2 182 (40.00%) Windows
3 168 (36.92%) SQL Server
4 162 (35.60%) Java
5 151 (33.19%) Finance
6 127 (27.91%) ITIL
7 122 (26.81%) Microsoft
8 119 (26.15%) Tomcat
9 116 (25.49%) Linux
10 102 (22.42%) C#
11 99 (21.76%) PowerShell
12 98 (21.54%) Apache
12 98 (21.54%) Banking
13 97 (21.32%) Windows Server
14 95 (20.88%) SaaS
15 92 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
16 91 (20.00%) Python
17 90 (19.78%) Degree
18 87 (19.12%) Asset Management
19 83 (18.24%) Investment Management
20 79 (17.36%) Unix
21 78 (17.14%) Oracle
22 76 (16.70%) Front Office
23 74 (16.26%) .NET
23 74 (16.26%) Bash Shell
24 72 (15.82%) FIX Protocol
24 72 (15.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 72 (15.82%) Investment Banking
25 71 (15.60%) Fixed Income
26 70 (15.38%) Equities

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
1 119 (26.15%) Tomcat
2 98 (21.54%) Apache
3 53 (11.65%) IIS
4 34 (7.47%) SharePoint
5 23 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (5.05%) nginx
6 22 (4.84%) Apache Solr
7 16 (3.52%) JBoss
8 9 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.32%) Confluence
11 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
13 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.44%) ThingWorx
13 2 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 47 (10.33%) thinkFolio
2 11 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.42%) Front Arena
2 11 (2.42%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.98%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.88%) Concordance
4 4 (0.88%) Relativity
5 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.22%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 95 (20.88%) SaaS
2 57 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (3.30%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (2.20%) IaaS
10 7 (1.54%) Office 365
10 7 (1.54%) PaaS
11 6 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.32%) Serverless
12 4 (0.88%) Akamai
13 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.66%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 2 (0.44%) Slack
15 1 (0.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.11%) DNS
2 42 (9.23%) HTTP
3 28 (6.15%) SSL
4 25 (5.49%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.84%) Firewall
6 18 (3.96%) FIX Connectivity
7 14 (3.08%) Internet
8 13 (2.86%) VLAN
9 12 (2.64%) SSH
10 7 (1.54%) DHCP
11 5 (1.10%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.88%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.88%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.66%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.66%) Intranet
14 2 (0.44%) FTP
14 2 (0.44%) ICMP
14 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
15 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.15%) MySQL
2 28 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.66%) Redis
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.44%) Power BI
12 2 (0.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (6.15%) JIRA
2 23 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.74%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.20%) Maven
7 5 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.10%) Hudson
7 5 (1.10%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.10%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.44%) Ant
9 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.22%) GitLab
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 151 (33.19%) Finance
2 98 (21.54%) Banking
3 76 (16.70%) Front Office
4 72 (15.82%) Investment Banking
5 37 (8.13%) French Language
6 36 (7.91%) German Language
6 36 (7.91%) Italian Language
6 36 (7.91%) Spanish Language
7 18 (3.96%) Back Office
8 9 (1.98%) Legal
9 6 (1.32%) Law
9 6 (1.32%) Retail
10 4 (0.88%) Games
10 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (16.26%) .NET
2 72 (15.82%) FIX Protocol
3 45 (9.89%) Web Services
4 39 (8.57%) XML
5 31 (6.81%) HTML
6 28 (6.15%) CSS
7 20 (4.40%) Java EE
8 17 (3.74%) AngularJS
8 17 (3.74%) React
9 16 (3.52%) JSON
10 14 (3.08%) LAMP
11 12 (2.64%) jQuery
12 9 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (1.54%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.54%) REST
14 6 (1.32%) Middleware
14 6 (1.32%) Node.js
14 6 (1.32%) SOAP
15 5 (1.10%) .NET Framework
15 5 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 71 (15.60%) Fixed Income
3 70 (15.38%) Equities
3 70 (15.38%) Hedge funds
4 69 (15.16%) Derivative
5 60 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.37%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (5.71%) Fintech
8 19 (4.18%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (3.52%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.42%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (2.20%) NHS
13 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
15 4 (0.88%) Clustering
15 4 (0.88%) Learning Management System
15 4 (0.88%) Life Science
15 4 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 182 (40.00%) Windows
2 116 (25.49%) Linux
3 97 (21.32%) Windows Server
4 79 (17.36%) Unix
5 35 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.64%) CentOS
7 12 (2.64%) Fedora
8 10 (2.20%) Solaris
8 10 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.76%) AIX
10 8 (1.76%) HPUX
11 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.88%) Debian
13 4 (0.88%) SUSE
14 2 (0.44%) Android
14 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.91%) ITIL
2 92 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
3 87 (19.12%) Asset Management
4 83 (18.24%) Investment Management
5 68 (14.95%) Wealth Management
6 64 (14.07%) Computer Science
7 54 (11.87%) Service Management
8 39 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (8.13%) DevOps
10 34 (7.47%) Problem Management
11 31 (6.81%) Change Management
12 28 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
13 27 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (5.93%) Web Application Development
14 26 (5.71%) Configuration Management
14 26 (5.71%) Incident Management
15 24 (5.27%) CRM
16 23 (5.05%) Scrum
17 20 (4.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 312 (68.57%) SQL
2 162 (35.60%) Java
3 102 (22.42%) C#
4 99 (21.76%) PowerShell
5 91 (20.00%) Python
6 74 (16.26%) Bash Shell
7 63 (13.85%) Perl
8 53 (11.65%) C++
9 48 (10.55%) Ruby
10 45 (9.89%) Bourne shell
10 45 (9.89%) Korn
11 36 (7.91%) JavaScript
12 28 (6.15%) PHP
13 19 (4.18%) T-SQL
14 17 (3.74%) Shell Script
15 14 (3.08%) VB
16 13 (2.86%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.88%) C
18 4 (0.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 90 (19.78%) Degree
2 29 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 13 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.42%) MCP
5 11 (2.42%) MCSE
6 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) LPIC
7 4 (0.88%) MCSA
8 2 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.44%) MCTS
8 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCIE
9 1 (0.22%) CCNP
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MBCS
9 1 (0.22%) MOS
9 1 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.15%) GDPR
1 28 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (5.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 26 (5.71%) HIPAA
4 19 (4.18%) SLA
5 17 (3.74%) QA
6 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.64%) Docker
4 8 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.66%) iptables
6 3 (0.66%) XenApp
7 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (12.97%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (12.75%) Ansible
3 56 (12.31%) Puppet
4 48 (10.55%) Nagios
5 18 (3.96%) Icinga
5 18 (3.96%) ZABBIX
6 15 (3.30%) SCOM
7 7 (1.54%) SCCM
8 5 (1.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.10%) Terraform
9 4 (0.88%) Control-M
9 4 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.88%) Kibana
10 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.44%) OpenView
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.22%) logstash
12 1 (0.22%) Netcool
12 1 (0.22%) OVSD
Vendors
1 122 (26.81%) Microsoft
2 78 (17.14%) Oracle
3 53 (11.65%) Splunk
4 45 (9.89%) Bloomberg
4 45 (9.89%) FXall
4 45 (9.89%) MarketAxess
4 45 (9.89%) Reuters
4 45 (9.89%) Tradeweb
5 25 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 22 (4.84%) Eze Software Group
6 22 (4.84%) ION Trading
7 20 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (4.18%) SolarWinds
9 16 (3.52%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.86%) Dynatrace
11 12 (2.64%) VMware
12 11 (2.42%) Calypso
12 11 (2.42%) Charles River
12 11 (2.42%) SimCorp
13 10 (2.20%) Citrix