Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 980 1052
Rank change year-on-year -39 +72 +88
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 102 190 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 87 155 142
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -

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 145,509 161,494 171,622
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.91% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118,308 130,526 144,902
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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 +45 44 £52,500 -4.55% 9
South East +2 23 £32,500 -31.94% 3
North of England +25 17 £40,000 +20.75% 3
North West +5 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Midlands +34 12 £35,250 -15.06% 1
West Midlands +45 9 £31,500 -24.10% 1
East of England -12 3 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +11 2 £34,750 +26.36% 1
South West -4 1 £20,000 -55.56%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 71 (69.61%) SQL
2 49 (48.04%) Finance
3 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 29 (28.43%) Windows
5 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 27 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (25.49%) Unix
7 24 (23.53%) .NET
8 23 (22.55%) Linux
9 22 (21.57%) Oracle
10 21 (20.59%) Java
11 20 (19.61%) IIS
11 20 (19.61%) Degree
12 18 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 17 (16.67%) ITIL
14 16 (15.69%) C#
15 15 (14.71%) Investment Management
16 14 (13.73%) SaaS
17 13 (12.75%) T-SQL
18 12 (11.76%) HTML
18 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
18 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
19 11 (10.78%) QA
19 11 (10.78%) Hedge funds
19 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
19 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
19 11 (10.78%) Banking
19 11 (10.78%) XML

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 20 (19.61%) IIS
2 6 (5.88%) CMS
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) JBoss
3 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.96%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.96%) Salerio
3 2 (1.96%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.98%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) SaaS
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.80%) IaaS
3 10 (9.80%) PaaS
4 7 (6.86%) Office 365
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) WebEx
2 6 (5.88%) Internet
2 6 (5.88%) Intranet
3 2 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.82%) SQLPlus
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (1.96%) DB2
6 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.98%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) MSI
General
1 49 (48.04%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
3 10 (9.80%) Advertising
4 8 (7.84%) Front Office
5 7 (6.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.90%) Legal
7 4 (3.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.96%) French Language
8 2 (1.96%) German Language
8 2 (1.96%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.96%) Law
8 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.98%) Billing
9 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) .NET
2 12 (11.76%) HTML
3 11 (10.78%) XML
4 10 (9.80%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (7.84%) Web Services
6 4 (3.92%) CSS
7 3 (2.94%) REST
8 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.96%) J2EE
8 2 (1.96%) SOAP
9 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.98%) OAuth
9 1 (0.98%) OpenID
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.78%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.88%) Replication
4 5 (4.90%) Fintech
5 4 (3.92%) Derivative
5 4 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Equities
7 2 (1.96%) iPad
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Unix
3 23 (22.55%) Linux
4 10 (9.80%) Android
4 10 (9.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) AIX
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (16.67%) ITIL
3 15 (14.71%) Investment Management
4 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.80%) Coaching
6 10 (9.80%) CRM
7 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.82%) Customer-Centricity
7 9 (8.82%) ERP
7 9 (8.82%) Software Deployment
7 9 (8.82%) Wealth Management
8 7 (6.86%) Data Management
8 7 (6.86%) Workflow
9 6 (5.88%) Change Management
9 6 (5.88%) Content Management
9 6 (5.88%) Document Management
9 6 (5.88%) Process Management
9 6 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (69.61%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) Java
3 16 (15.69%) C#
4 13 (12.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.80%) Delphi
6 9 (8.82%) C++
6 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.86%) Python
8 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.92%) Perl
9 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.94%) Ruby
10 3 (2.94%) VBA
11 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.96%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.96%) Korn
12 1 (0.98%) PHP
12 1 (0.98%) VB
12 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CFA
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 9 (8.82%) SLA
3 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Nagios
2 2 (1.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) Control-M
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Citrix
3 7 (6.86%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) Bloomberg
4 5 (4.90%) Reuters
5 4 (3.92%) ION Trading
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) BMC
6 3 (2.94%) Fidessa
6 3 (2.94%) Remedy
6 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) Eze Software Group
7 2 (1.96%) FXall
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) MarketAxess
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.96%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.98%) AppDynamics