Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Application Support Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1025 1103
Rank change year-on-year +48 +78 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 195 165 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.092% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.095% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 159 147 147
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,200 £30,900
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in England

Applications Support Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -7 64 £55,000 - 3
East of England +37 43 £40,000 +23.08%
South East +34 40 £48,000 +36.17% 2
North of England +12 33 £37,000 -7.50%
North West -5 18 £46,750 +43.85%
Yorkshire +24 14 £27,500 -31.25%
Midlands +32 9 £41,500 +18.57%
West Midlands +8 9 £41,500 +12.16%
South West +13 6 £45,000 +20.00%
North East +7 1 £25,000 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 114 (58.46%) SQL
2 64 (32.82%) Finance
3 62 (31.79%) Windows
4 56 (28.72%) Unix
5 46 (23.59%) Linux
5 46 (23.59%) Microsoft
6 45 (23.08%) CRM
6 45 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 43 (22.05%) Oracle
8 36 (18.46%) .NET
8 36 (18.46%) Java
9 33 (16.92%) Windows Server
10 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (12.82%) ITIL
12 20 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
12 20 (10.26%) SLA
13 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
13 19 (9.74%) Retail
13 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database
14 18 (9.23%) Relational Database
14 18 (9.23%) Change Control
15 17 (8.72%) C#
16 16 (8.21%) FIX Protocol
17 15 (7.69%) Incident Management
17 15 (7.69%) Banking
17 15 (7.69%) PL/SQL
17 15 (7.69%) XML
17 15 (7.69%) ERP
17 15 (7.69%) Service Delivery
18 14 (7.18%) ASP.NET

Applications Support Specialist 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 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.62%) Documentum
3 5 (2.56%) IIS
3 5 (2.56%) JBoss
4 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.54%) CICS
5 3 (1.54%) Confluence
6 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.10%) Sage X3
3 4 (2.05%) Postilion
4 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.03%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.51%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) DNS
1 7 (3.59%) HTTP
1 7 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.05%) SSL
3 3 (1.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) FTP
4 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 2 (1.03%) LDAP
4 2 (1.03%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle Database
3 18 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.54%) DB2
8 3 (1.54%) IMS/DB
8 3 (1.54%) JasperReports
8 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) Big Data
9 2 (1.03%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.03%) QlikView
9 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Android Studio
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (32.82%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Retail
3 15 (7.69%) Banking
4 11 (5.64%) Front Office
5 10 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Advertising
6 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.46%) .NET
2 16 (8.21%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (7.69%) XML
4 14 (7.18%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.64%) CSS
5 11 (5.64%) HTML
5 11 (5.64%) Middleware
6 9 (4.62%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.62%) Java EE
6 9 (4.62%) REST
6 9 (4.62%) Spring
7 8 (4.10%) jQuery
7 8 (4.10%) Struts
7 8 (4.10%) Web Services
7 8 (4.10%) XSL
8 7 (3.59%) JSF
8 7 (3.59%) XSLT
9 6 (3.08%) SOAP
10 5 (2.56%) J2EE
10 5 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.13%) EPoS
3 9 (4.62%) Equities
4 8 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.08%) Fintech
5 6 (3.08%) User Experience
6 5 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.05%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Derivative
9 2 (1.03%) FMCG
9 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.79%) Windows
2 56 (28.72%) Unix
3 46 (23.59%) Linux
4 33 (16.92%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.15%) Solaris
6 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.08%) AIX
7 6 (3.08%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.03%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.08%) CRM
2 25 (12.82%) ITIL
3 18 (9.23%) Change Control
4 15 (7.69%) ERP
4 15 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 15 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.18%) Document Management
6 10 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.10%) Task Automation
7 8 (4.10%) Web Development
8 7 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.59%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.08%) Data Transformation
9 6 (3.08%) Release Management
9 6 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 114 (58.46%) SQL
2 36 (18.46%) Java
3 17 (8.72%) C#
4 15 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.10%) PHP
6 8 (4.10%) Python
7 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.08%) Perl
8 6 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.05%) Ruby
10 3 (1.54%) C++
10 3 (1.54%) COBOL
11 2 (1.03%) C
11 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) VBScript
11 2 (1.03%) X++
12 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.26%) SLA
2 11 (5.64%) QA
3 7 (3.59%) HL7
4 4 (2.05%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.03%) DICOM
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) Nagios
2 4 (2.05%) Graphite
2 4 (2.05%) Opsview
3 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.05%) Oracle
3 9 (4.62%) CODA
3 9 (4.62%) Cognos
3 9 (4.62%) SAP
3 9 (4.62%) SunGard
4 8 (4.10%) Google
4 8 (4.10%) Sage
4 8 (4.10%) Sybase
5 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.05%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.05%) Cisco
6 4 (2.05%) Fiserv
6 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.54%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.03%) Citrix
8 2 (1.03%) IBM
8 2 (1.03%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.03%) Siebel