The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 817 867
Rank change year-on-year +61 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 110 94 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 101 83 75
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £60,000 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.07% -13.33%  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +34 33 £52,500 -4.54% 3
East of England +13 28 £30,000 +5.26% 1
South East +26 24 £41,750 +28.46%
Yorkshire +5 13 £27,500 -11.29% 3
South West 0 7 £42,500 +21.42%
North West -36 5 £37,500 -11.76%
North East - 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 27 June 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 91 (48.15%) SQL
2 69 (36.51%) Windows
3 58 (30.69%) Finance
4 57 (30.16%) Microsoft
5 54 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 43 (22.75%) Windows Server
7 36 (19.05%) .NET
8 34 (17.99%) ITIL
8 34 (17.99%) Linux
9 32 (16.93%) CRM
10 31 (16.40%) Unix
11 30 (15.87%) Java
11 30 (15.87%) SharePoint
12 27 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
13 26 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (11.64%) Oracle
15 21 (11.11%) ASP.NET
15 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 21 (11.11%) Incident Management
16 19 (10.05%) C#
16 19 (10.05%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (8.99%) IIS
17 17 (8.99%) PHP
17 17 (8.99%) Middleware
17 17 (8.99%) Degree
17 17 (8.99%) Document Management
18 16 (8.47%) Problem Management
18 16 (8.47%) Change Control
18 16 (8.47%) HTML
18 16 (8.47%) T-SQL

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 30 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.99%) IIS
3 8 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.59%) CMS
5 3 (1.59%) Documentum
6 2 (1.06%) Apache
6 2 (1.06%) CICS
6 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.06%) JBoss
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (6.88%) SAP CO
2 13 (6.88%) SAP FI
2 13 (6.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.59%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.70%) SaaS
2 4 (2.12%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) WebEx
2 6 (3.17%) Internet
3 3 (1.59%) HTTP
4 2 (1.06%) DNS
4 2 (1.06%) FTP
4 2 (1.06%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.05%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.06%) DB2
9 2 (1.06%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.06%) IMS/DB
9 2 (1.06%) MySQL
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) JIRA
1 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (30.69%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Banking
3 5 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Law
5 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.05%) .NET
2 21 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.99%) Middleware
4 16 (8.47%) CSS
4 16 (8.47%) HTML
5 15 (7.94%) Web Services
5 15 (7.94%) XML
6 14 (7.41%) JSON
7 9 (4.76%) jQuery
8 8 (4.23%) SOAP
9 7 (3.70%) REST
9 7 (3.70%) RESTful
10 5 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (2.65%) Java EE
11 4 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.12%) MSMQ
11 4 (2.12%) Spring
11 4 (2.12%) Struts
11 4 (2.12%) WCF
11 4 (2.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.59%) Fintech
5 3 (1.59%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.51%) Windows
2 43 (22.75%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.99%) Linux
4 31 (16.40%) Unix
5 7 (3.70%) Android
5 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.12%) Solaris
8 2 (1.06%) AIX
8 2 (1.06%) CentOS
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.99%) ITIL
2 32 (16.93%) CRM
3 21 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 17 (8.99%) Document Management
5 16 (8.47%) Change Control
5 16 (8.47%) Problem Management
6 13 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.88%) Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (5.82%) Workflow
8 10 (5.29%) Data Transformation
8 10 (5.29%) Web Development
9 9 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (3.70%) Line Management
11 7 (3.70%) Release Management
11 7 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.17%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.17%) Migration
12 6 (3.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.15%) SQL
2 30 (15.87%) Java
3 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.05%) C#
5 17 (8.99%) PHP
6 16 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.88%) Python
8 11 (5.82%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.82%) Ruby
9 8 (4.23%) C
9 8 (4.23%) Perl
10 7 (3.70%) C++
11 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.12%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.12%) VBScript
12 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.06%) COBOL
13 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 13 (6.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.06%) CEH
6 2 (1.06%) CISSP
6 2 (1.06%) GCIA
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) HL7
2 9 (4.76%) QA
3 7 (3.70%) SLA
4 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) XenApp
2 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Graphite
2 4 (2.12%) Opsview
2 4 (2.12%) SCOM
3 2 (1.06%) Grafana
4 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Netcool
4 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.64%) Oracle
3 14 (7.41%) SAP
4 10 (5.29%) Google
5 6 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.12%) Citrix
6 4 (2.12%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.59%) CODA
7 3 (1.59%) Cognos
7 3 (1.59%) Northgate
7 3 (1.59%) Siebel
7 3 (1.59%) SunGard
7 3 (1.59%) VMware
8 2 (1.06%) BEA
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
8 2 (1.06%) iManage
9 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.53%) Juniper
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