Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 800 730
Rank change year-on-year +124 -70 +124
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 533 344 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 470 306 513
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +4.76%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -1.32% +5.56%

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 160,093 155,792 184,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131,907 130,405 156,671
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +15 177 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East +4 100 £35,000 - 23
North of England +6 77 £37,500 +5.63% 10
Midlands +41 67 £35,000 +12.90% 2
South West +26 57 £30,000 -6.25% 2
East of England +21 55 £40,000 -15.79% 5
North West +5 48 £40,000 +6.67% 5
West Midlands +19 35 £37,500 +20.97% 2
East Midlands +35 32 £24,500 -45.56%
Yorkshire +21 23 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North East -19 6 £32,500 +44.44%
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 308 (57.79%) SQL
2 176 (33.02%) SQL Server
3 175 (32.83%) Windows
4 149 (27.95%) Java
5 139 (26.08%) Microsoft
6 131 (24.58%) Problem-Solving
7 129 (24.20%) Finance
8 128 (24.02%) Linux
9 117 (21.95%) C#
9 117 (21.95%) Oracle
10 105 (19.70%) Unix
11 100 (18.76%) Apache
12 96 (18.01%) ITIL
13 95 (17.82%) Tomcat
14 88 (16.51%) .NET
15 81 (15.20%) Windows Server
16 78 (14.63%) JavaScript
17 75 (14.07%) Degree
18 69 (12.95%) Relational Database
19 68 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
20 65 (12.20%) Python
21 61 (11.44%) Bash Shell
22 58 (10.88%) PowerShell
23 57 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (9.94%) Service Management
25 52 (9.76%) Active Directory
26 48 (9.01%) T-SQL
27 47 (8.82%) Perl
27 47 (8.82%) MySQL
27 47 (8.82%) CSS

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
1 100 (18.76%) Apache
2 95 (17.82%) Tomcat
3 46 (8.63%) WebSphere
4 45 (8.44%) IIS
5 41 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 32 (6.00%) WebLogic
7 27 (5.07%) JBoss
8 20 (3.75%) CMS
9 14 (2.63%) nginx
10 12 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.94%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.94%) Kentico
12 5 (0.94%) Liferay
12 5 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.56%) Confluence
14 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.56%) MTS
14 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.38%) thinkFolio
2 10 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.94%) iTrent
4 5 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.75%) assyst
6 1 (0.19%) Concordance
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) Relativity
6 1 (0.19%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.07%) SaaS
2 42 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.88%) Office 365
5 9 (1.69%) G Suite
6 8 (1.50%) Slack
7 7 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.94%) Trello
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.56%) Datadog
10 2 (0.38%) GitHub
11 1 (0.19%) IaaS
11 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.25%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.50%) DNS
2 24 (4.50%) HTTP
3 19 (3.56%) Internet
4 17 (3.19%) Firewall
5 16 (3.00%) DHCP
6 13 (2.44%) SAN
7 12 (2.25%) NAS
8 6 (1.13%) FTP
8 6 (1.13%) SMTP
9 5 (0.94%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.94%) SSH
9 5 (0.94%) VPN
10 4 (0.75%) IMAP
10 4 (0.75%) VoIP
11 3 (0.56%) LAN
11 3 (0.56%) SMS
12 2 (0.38%) SNMP
12 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 69 (12.95%) Relational Database
3 47 (8.82%) MySQL
4 31 (5.82%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.75%) MS Access
6 18 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.88%) Big Data
9 10 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.94%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.75%) DB2
14 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.38%) QlikView
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.50%) JIRA
3 14 (2.63%) Maven
4 10 (1.88%) Subversion
5 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.13%) Selenium
7 6 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.75%) Hudson
8 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.56%) MSI
10 2 (0.38%) Moq
10 2 (0.38%) NUnit
11 1 (0.19%) JUnit
11 1 (0.19%) Toad
11 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 129 (24.20%) Finance
2 46 (8.63%) Banking
3 23 (4.32%) Front Office
4 21 (3.94%) Advertising
5 20 (3.75%) German Language
6 18 (3.38%) French Language
6 18 (3.38%) Italian Language
7 15 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.44%) Retail
9 10 (1.88%) Games
9 10 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.31%) Back Office
11 5 (0.94%) Legal
11 5 (0.94%) Marketing
12 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.38%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.51%) .NET
2 47 (8.82%) CSS
3 46 (8.63%) HTML
4 32 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 30 (5.63%) XML
6 29 (5.44%) Web Services
7 25 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
8 24 (4.50%) Middleware
9 19 (3.56%) CSS3
9 19 (3.56%) HTML5
9 19 (3.56%) Node.js
10 18 (3.38%) LDAP
11 17 (3.19%) J2EE
12 15 (2.81%) LAMP
13 12 (2.25%) .NET Framework
13 12 (2.25%) jQuery
14 11 (2.06%) AngularJS
14 11 (2.06%) Spring
15 10 (1.88%) EJB
16 8 (1.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 39 (7.32%) Fintech
4 25 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.13%) Hedge funds
5 22 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.94%) Equities
6 21 (3.94%) Fixed Income
7 20 (3.75%) Derivative
8 19 (3.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.50%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.13%) Wiki
12 4 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 175 (32.83%) Windows
2 128 (24.02%) Linux
3 105 (19.70%) Unix
4 81 (15.20%) Windows Server
5 25 (4.69%) Solaris
5 25 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (3.56%) AIX
7 19 (3.56%) HPUX
7 19 (3.56%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.69%) Android
10 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.94%) CentOS
11 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.75%) Fedora
12 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.56%) Debian
13 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (24.58%) Problem-Solving
2 96 (18.01%) ITIL
3 68 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (9.94%) Service Management
5 37 (6.94%) Task Automation
6 36 (6.75%) DevOps
7 33 (6.19%) Configuration Management
8 30 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (5.63%) Incident Management
9 27 (5.07%) Asset Management
10 25 (4.69%) ITSM
11 24 (4.50%) ERP
11 24 (4.50%) Problem Management
12 23 (4.32%) Database Optimisation
12 23 (4.32%) Software Engineering
13 20 (3.75%) Wealth Management
14 18 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.38%) OOP
14 18 (3.38%) Scrum
14 18 (3.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (57.79%) SQL
2 149 (27.95%) Java
3 117 (21.95%) C#
4 78 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 65 (12.20%) Python
6 61 (11.44%) Bash Shell
7 58 (10.88%) PowerShell
8 48 (9.01%) T-SQL
9 47 (8.82%) Perl
9 47 (8.82%) Shell Script
10 37 (6.94%) Ruby
11 32 (6.00%) C++
12 25 (4.69%) PHP
13 18 (3.38%) Bourne shell
13 18 (3.38%) Korn
14 12 (2.25%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.06%) Apex Code
15 11 (2.06%) Groovy
16 9 (1.69%) C
16 9 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (14.07%) Degree
2 17 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.88%) HND
6 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.56%) MCAD
8 3 (0.56%) MCP
8 3 (0.56%) MCSD
9 2 (0.38%) CCNA
9 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.38%) MCSE
9 2 (0.38%) MOS
10 1 (0.19%) MCSA
10 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.88%) SLA
2 12 (2.25%) QA
3 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.50%) Docker
4 8 (1.50%) XenApp
5 6 (1.13%) Varnish
6 5 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.56%) LXC
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.88%) Puppet
2 17 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.63%) Nagios
4 10 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.31%) Terraform
6 6 (1.13%) Grafana
6 6 (1.13%) Graphite
6 6 (1.13%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.75%) Ansible
7 4 (0.75%) SCCM
8 3 (0.56%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.38%) Graylog
9 2 (0.38%) Kibana
10 1 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.19%) vRealize
10 1 (0.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 139 (26.08%) Microsoft
2 117 (21.95%) Oracle
3 33 (6.19%) Red Hat
4 32 (6.00%) VMware
5 30 (5.63%) WorldPay
6 20 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (3.38%) Bloomberg
7 18 (3.38%) FXall
7 18 (3.38%) MarketAxess
7 18 (3.38%) Reuters
7 18 (3.38%) Tradeweb
8 16 (3.00%) Citrix
9 15 (2.81%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.44%) Capita
11 11 (2.06%) HP
11 11 (2.06%) Remedy
12 10 (1.88%) BMC
12 10 (1.88%) Nimsoft
13 9 (1.69%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.50%) Dynatrace