Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 701 791 708
Rank change year-on-year +90 -83 +124
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 480 406 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 426 358 550
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,875 £25,350 £24,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% -4.38% +12.68%

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 155,778 160,714 184,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.18% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,915 131,711 156,517
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 £81,250 £78,750 £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 23 July 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 July 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 +2 187 £45,000 - 12
South East -2 111 £32,500 -4.41% 10
Midlands +53 62 £34,000 -2.86% 1
North of England +26 61 £35,000 -2.78% 7
East Midlands +29 35 £30,000 -14.29%
East of England +31 34 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire +52 29 £33,000 +1.54% 2
North West -8 28 £40,000 +3.23% 5
West Midlands +39 27 £42,000 +14.29% 1
South West -7 25 £31,250 -21.88% 3
North East -16 4 £33,750 +50.00%
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 277 (57.71%) SQL
2 187 (38.96%) Windows
3 179 (37.29%) SQL Server
4 119 (24.79%) Microsoft
4 119 (24.79%) Finance
5 114 (23.75%) Java
6 113 (23.54%) Linux
7 96 (20.00%) Oracle
8 92 (19.17%) C#
8 92 (19.17%) ITIL
9 91 (18.96%) Apache
10 88 (18.33%) Windows Server
11 87 (18.13%) Degree
12 85 (17.71%) Tomcat
13 84 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
14 78 (16.25%) Perl
15 77 (16.04%) Unix
16 73 (15.21%) Bash Shell
17 72 (15.00%) PowerShell
18 71 (14.79%) .NET
19 66 (13.75%) Python
20 60 (12.50%) C++
21 59 (12.29%) SaaS
22 57 (11.88%) Computer Science
22 57 (11.88%) IIS
23 55 (11.46%) Asset Management
24 54 (11.25%) Banking
25 51 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
26 49 (10.21%) JavaScript
26 49 (10.21%) Ruby

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 91 (18.96%) Apache
2 85 (17.71%) Tomcat
3 57 (11.88%) IIS
4 31 (6.46%) SharePoint
5 27 (5.63%) JBoss
5 27 (5.63%) WebSphere
6 22 (4.58%) WebLogic
7 18 (3.75%) CMS
8 14 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.71%) MS Exchange
10 12 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (2.08%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.25%) nginx
13 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.04%) EPiServer
13 5 (1.04%) Kentico
13 5 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.83%) Confluence
15 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (7.71%) thinkFolio
2 14 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (2.08%) Concordance
3 10 (2.08%) Relativity
4 5 (1.04%) assyst
4 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.21%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.21%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.29%) SaaS
2 42 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.04%) Slack
6 4 (0.83%) G Suite
6 4 (0.83%) IaaS
6 4 (0.83%) Office 365
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.63%) Datadog
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.42%) PaaS
8 2 (0.42%) Serverless
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.04%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.58%) Internet
3 20 (4.17%) Firewall
3 20 (4.17%) HTTP
4 18 (3.75%) DNS
5 12 (2.50%) NAS
5 12 (2.50%) SAN
6 9 (1.88%) SSH
7 8 (1.67%) VPN
8 7 (1.46%) DHCP
9 6 (1.25%) VoIP
10 5 (1.04%) Skype
10 5 (1.04%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.83%) SMTP
12 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.63%) Intranet
12 3 (0.63%) SNMP
12 3 (0.63%) SSL
13 2 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
13 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.38%) MySQL
3 31 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.92%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.88%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.04%) DB2
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.83%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.42%) MS Access
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 28 (5.83%) JIRA
2 17 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.88%) Subversion
5 7 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.83%) Maven
7 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) Ant
8 1 (0.21%) Firebug
8 1 (0.21%) GitLab
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 119 (24.79%) Finance
2 54 (11.25%) Banking
3 39 (8.13%) French Language
3 39 (8.13%) German Language
4 37 (7.71%) Front Office
4 37 (7.71%) Italian Language
5 22 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.71%) Legal
7 12 (2.50%) Law
7 12 (2.50%) Retail
8 9 (1.88%) Advertising
9 7 (1.46%) Games
10 6 (1.25%) Back Office
11 4 (0.83%) Marketing
11 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.79%) .NET
2 41 (8.54%) FIX Protocol
3 31 (6.46%) HTML
4 28 (5.83%) Web Services
5 26 (5.42%) ASP.NET
6 23 (4.79%) XML
7 20 (4.17%) Middleware
8 19 (3.96%) CSS
9 17 (3.54%) LAMP
10 15 (3.13%) J2EE
11 12 (2.50%) LDAP
12 9 (1.88%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.88%) SOAP
13 8 (1.67%) Ajax
14 7 (1.46%) jQuery
14 7 (1.46%) Spring
15 6 (1.25%) Hibernate
15 6 (1.25%) Node.js
15 6 (1.25%) RESTful
16 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 42 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.13%) Hedge funds
4 37 (7.71%) Derivative
4 37 (7.71%) Equities
4 37 (7.71%) Fixed Income
4 37 (7.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.71%) Analytical Mindset
8 12 (2.50%) Fintech
8 12 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.25%) Wiki
12 5 (1.04%) NHS
13 4 (0.83%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.63%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 187 (38.96%) Windows
2 113 (23.54%) Linux
3 88 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 77 (16.04%) Unix
5 30 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.75%) Windows 7
7 18 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.54%) Solaris
9 11 (2.29%) CentOS
10 10 (2.08%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.46%) AIX
11 7 (1.46%) Android
11 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.46%) HPUX
12 5 (1.04%) Fedora
13 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.42%) SUSE
15 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.17%) ITIL
2 84 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (11.46%) Asset Management
4 51 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (9.17%) Service Management
6 40 (8.33%) Wealth Management
7 38 (7.92%) DevOps
8 34 (7.08%) Investment Management
9 30 (6.25%) ITSM
10 27 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (5.63%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.38%) CRM
11 21 (4.38%) ITIL V3
12 20 (4.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 20 (4.17%) Task Automation
13 19 (3.96%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (3.96%) High Availability
13 19 (3.96%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.75%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (57.71%) SQL
2 114 (23.75%) Java
3 92 (19.17%) C#
4 78 (16.25%) Perl
5 73 (15.21%) Bash Shell
6 72 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 66 (13.75%) Python
8 60 (12.50%) C++
9 49 (10.21%) JavaScript
9 49 (10.21%) Ruby
10 37 (7.71%) Bourne shell
10 37 (7.71%) Korn
11 33 (6.88%) Shell Script
11 33 (6.88%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.13%) PHP
13 9 (1.88%) VBScript
14 8 (1.67%) Groovy
15 6 (1.25%) ActionScript
15 6 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
15 6 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (18.13%) Degree
2 20 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) CCNA
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) MCP
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.54%) SLA
2 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 8 (1.67%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) GCP
4 2 (0.42%) GDPR
4 2 (0.42%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.25%) Docker
5 4 (0.83%) Varnish
6 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.42%) KVM
7 2 (0.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (4.79%) Puppet
2 18 (3.75%) Nagios
3 16 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.92%) BMC PATROL
5 10 (2.08%) Ansible
6 7 (1.46%) Terraform
7 6 (1.25%) Kibana
7 6 (1.25%) SCCM
8 4 (0.83%) Grafana
8 4 (0.83%) Graphite
8 4 (0.83%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.63%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.42%) logstash
11 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.21%) SCOM
11 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 96 (20.00%) Oracle
3 40 (8.33%) Bloomberg
4 39 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 39 (8.13%) Reuters
5 37 (7.71%) FXall
5 37 (7.71%) MarketAxess
5 37 (7.71%) Tradeweb
6 18 (3.75%) VMware
7 17 (3.54%) ServiceNow
8 15 (3.13%) Remedy
9 14 (2.92%) BMC
9 14 (2.92%) Nimsoft
9 14 (2.92%) WorldPay
10 11 (2.29%) Capita
11 10 (2.08%) Lotus
11 10 (2.08%) Nuix
12 9 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.25%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.04%) Sitecore