The median annual salary for a Applications Support Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 860 864
Rank change year-on-year +98 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 82 58 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.059% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 78 55 74
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £22,499
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +88 28 £52,500 +17.97% 2
South East +56 22 £40,001 -5.88% 3
West Midlands +36 8 £35,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +37 7 £32,000 +28.00% 2
South West +33 7 £35,000 - 1
North West -3 5 £51,875 +15.27%
East of England +9 4 £30,000 -45.45% 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 72 (45.00%) SQL
2 71 (44.38%) Finance
3 47 (29.38%) Windows
4 44 (27.50%) SQL Server
5 42 (26.25%) Linux
6 40 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 39 (24.38%) ITIL
8 32 (20.00%) .NET
9 29 (18.13%) Unix
10 28 (17.50%) MS Excel
11 26 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (15.63%) Windows Server
12 25 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 25 (15.63%) Web Services
13 24 (15.00%) Banking
14 21 (13.13%) Degree
15 19 (11.88%) Incident Management
16 18 (11.25%) QA
17 17 (10.63%) Oracle
17 17 (10.63%) IIS
17 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
18 16 (10.00%) Java
18 16 (10.00%) SDLC
19 15 (9.38%) C#
20 14 (8.75%) Problem Management
21 13 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
21 13 (8.13%) Oracle BI EE
21 13 (8.13%) VBScript
21 13 (8.13%) Siebel
21 13 (8.13%) Active Directory

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 17 (10.63%) IIS
1 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.25%) Apache
3 2 (1.25%) CICS
3 2 (1.25%) CMS
3 2 (1.25%) JBoss
3 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) Gentran
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 10 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 10 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.50%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.25%) HFM
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.63%) EQXanite
5 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.63%) Maximo
5 1 (0.63%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) HTTP
1 4 (2.50%) Internet
1 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) DNS
2 2 (1.25%) Firewall
2 2 (1.25%) Intranet
2 2 (1.25%) LAN
2 2 (1.25%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.88%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.88%) DB2
8 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.25%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.25%) IMS/DB
8 2 (1.25%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.25%) MySQL
8 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (44.38%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.38%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 4 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.00%) .NET
2 25 (15.63%) Web Services
3 11 (6.88%) XML
4 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.63%) JSON
5 7 (4.38%) CSS
5 7 (4.38%) HTML
5 7 (4.38%) Middleware
6 6 (3.75%) SOAP
7 5 (3.13%) MSMQ
8 4 (2.50%) WCF
9 3 (1.88%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.88%) Handlebars
9 3 (1.88%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.88%) React
9 3 (1.88%) REST
10 1 (0.63%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.63%) Node.js
10 1 (0.63%) WF
10 1 (0.63%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.38%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.75%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.13%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.25%) iSeries
7 2 (1.25%) Life Science
7 2 (1.25%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) Equities
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.38%) Windows
2 42 (26.25%) Linux
3 29 (18.13%) Unix
4 25 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.38%) CentOS
5 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.13%) AIX
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) ITIL
2 19 (11.88%) Incident Management
3 16 (10.00%) SDLC
4 14 (8.75%) Problem Management
5 13 (8.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (8.13%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (6.25%) Service Management
8 8 (5.00%) Analytics
8 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 7 (4.38%) CRM
9 7 (4.38%) Data Migration
9 7 (4.38%) Line Management
9 7 (4.38%) Migration
9 7 (4.38%) Release Management
9 7 (4.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.00%) SQL
2 25 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.00%) Java
4 15 (9.38%) C#
5 13 (8.13%) VBScript
6 11 (6.88%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.75%) Perl
8 5 (3.13%) Python
9 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.50%) C
10 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.88%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.25%) COBOL
11 2 (1.25%) VB
11 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) CISSP
3 6 (3.75%) CEH
3 6 (3.75%) GCIA
4 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) SLA
3 3 (1.88%) HL7
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) XenApp
3 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Grafana
2 5 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.63%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.63%) Graphite
3 1 (0.63%) Kibana
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 40 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.63%) Oracle
3 13 (8.13%) Siebel
4 11 (6.88%) SAP
5 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.75%) Citrix
7 5 (3.13%) IBM
7 5 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.13%) VMware
8 4 (2.50%) iManage
8 4 (2.50%) Northgate
9 3 (1.88%) Remedy
10 2 (1.25%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.25%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.63%) Apple
11 1 (0.63%) Informatica
11 1 (0.63%) Juniper
11 1 (0.63%) Misys
11 1 (0.63%) Sun
11 1 (0.63%) Xceptor
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