Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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

Application Support Engineer
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 557 677 647
Rank change year-on-year +120 -30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 238 163 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 198 155 163
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,850 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £72,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 60,155 66,889 67,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 95.17% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49,174 54,589 57,790
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Central London +6 35 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West London +13 6 £52,500 +21.39% 2
North London - 4 £55,000 - 3
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 London region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 193 (81.09%) SQL
2 127 (53.36%) Finance
3 114 (47.90%) Java
4 100 (42.02%) SQL Server
4 100 (42.02%) Banking
5 94 (39.50%) Windows
6 87 (36.55%) Tomcat
7 81 (34.03%) Apache
8 80 (33.61%) C#
9 76 (31.93%) Front Office
9 76 (31.93%) SaaS
10 75 (31.51%) Asset Management
11 72 (30.25%) Investment Banking
11 72 (30.25%) FIX Protocol
11 72 (30.25%) Investment Management
11 72 (30.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 71 (29.83%) Fixed Income
13 70 (29.41%) Equities
13 70 (29.41%) Hedge funds
14 69 (28.99%) Derivative
15 68 (28.57%) Wealth Management
16 62 (26.05%) ITIL
16 62 (26.05%) Oracle
16 62 (26.05%) Python
17 61 (25.63%) Windows Server
18 60 (25.21%) PowerShell
19 59 (24.79%) Linux
20 58 (24.37%) Perl
21 56 (23.53%) Unix
21 56 (23.53%) Degree

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 87 (36.55%) Tomcat
2 81 (34.03%) Apache
3 23 (9.66%) Apache Solr
4 18 (7.56%) IIS
5 10 (4.20%) JBoss
6 9 (3.78%) MS Exchange
7 8 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.68%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.84%) Confluence
10 2 (0.84%) nginx
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.42%) CMS
11 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (19.75%) thinkFolio
2 11 (4.62%) Front Arena
2 11 (4.62%) Markit EDM
3 9 (3.78%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (1.68%) Concordance
4 4 (1.68%) Relativity
5 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.42%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 76 (31.93%) SaaS
2 24 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.68%) Akamai
6 3 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.26%) Office 365
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 3 (1.26%) Serverless
7 1 (0.42%) G Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.13%) DNS
2 30 (12.61%) HTTP
3 28 (11.76%) SSL
4 18 (7.56%) FIX Connectivity
5 13 (5.46%) VLAN
6 10 (4.20%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.78%) Firewall
8 5 (2.10%) Internet
8 5 (2.10%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.68%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.26%) DHCP
11 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.84%) FTP
12 1 (0.42%) ICMP
12 1 (0.42%) Intranet
12 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (42.02%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (7.56%) MySQL
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.88%) JIRA
2 13 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.94%) Maven
5 5 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.10%) Hudson
5 5 (2.10%) MSBuild
5 5 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.10%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.10%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 127 (53.36%) Finance
2 100 (42.02%) Banking
3 76 (31.93%) Front Office
4 72 (30.25%) Investment Banking
5 37 (15.55%) French Language
6 36 (15.13%) German Language
6 36 (15.13%) Italian Language
6 36 (15.13%) Spanish Language
7 11 (4.62%) Back Office
8 8 (3.36%) Legal
9 6 (2.52%) Law
10 3 (1.26%) Games
10 3 (1.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.84%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (30.25%) FIX Protocol
2 45 (18.91%) .NET
3 18 (7.56%) Web Services
4 12 (5.04%) XML
5 9 (3.78%) HTML
5 9 (3.78%) LAMP
6 6 (2.52%) CSS
7 5 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.10%) Node.js
7 5 (2.10%) React
8 4 (1.68%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.68%) J2EE
8 4 (1.68%) JSON
8 4 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.26%) Laravel
9 3 (1.26%) REST
9 3 (1.26%) SOAP
9 3 (1.26%) WPF
10 2 (0.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (30.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 71 (29.83%) Fixed Income
3 70 (29.41%) Equities
3 70 (29.41%) Hedge funds
4 69 (28.99%) Derivative
5 26 (10.92%) Fintech
6 23 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.36%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.10%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.26%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.84%) Clustering
12 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.42%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 94 (39.50%) Windows
2 61 (25.63%) Windows Server
3 59 (24.79%) Linux
4 56 (23.53%) Unix
5 12 (5.04%) CentOS
5 12 (5.04%) Fedora
6 9 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.78%) Solaris
7 8 (3.36%) AIX
7 8 (3.36%) HPUX
8 4 (1.68%) SUSE
8 4 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.68%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.51%) Asset Management
2 72 (30.25%) Investment Management
3 68 (28.57%) Wealth Management
4 62 (26.05%) ITIL
5 53 (22.27%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (18.49%) Computer Science
7 28 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (11.76%) Web Application Development
8 27 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (9.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (8.82%) Service Management
11 17 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (6.72%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.30%) Change Management
14 14 (5.88%) DevOps
15 12 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (4.62%) Analytics
16 11 (4.62%) Problem Management
16 11 (4.62%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 193 (81.09%) SQL
2 114 (47.90%) Java
3 80 (33.61%) C#
4 62 (26.05%) Python
5 60 (25.21%) PowerShell
6 58 (24.37%) Perl
7 54 (22.69%) Bash Shell
8 52 (21.85%) C++
9 45 (18.91%) Bourne shell
9 45 (18.91%) Korn
9 45 (18.91%) Ruby
10 14 (5.88%) VB
11 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.68%) C
12 4 (1.68%) C-shell
12 4 (1.68%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.68%) PHP
13 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (23.53%) Degree
2 14 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.10%) MCSE
5 4 (1.68%) MCP
5 4 (1.68%) MCSA
6 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.84%) MCTS
6 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.76%) GDPR
2 27 (11.34%) Cyber Essentials
2 27 (11.34%) HIPAA
2 27 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.78%) QA
4 6 (2.52%) SLA
5 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) XenApp
4 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (17.23%) Ansible
2 40 (16.81%) Puppet
3 38 (15.97%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (14.71%) Nagios
5 18 (7.56%) Icinga
5 18 (7.56%) ZABBIX
6 12 (5.04%) SCOM
7 5 (2.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.68%) Kibana
8 4 (1.68%) SCCM
9 2 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) logstash
10 1 (0.42%) OpenView
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.42%) OVSD
Vendors
1 62 (26.05%) Oracle
2 45 (18.91%) Bloomberg
2 45 (18.91%) FXall
2 45 (18.91%) MarketAxess
2 45 (18.91%) Reuters
2 45 (18.91%) Tradeweb
3 41 (17.23%) Splunk
4 34 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 22 (9.24%) Eze Software Group
5 22 (9.24%) ION Trading
6 21 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 18 (7.56%) SolarWinds
8 14 (5.88%) ServiceNow
9 11 (4.62%) Calypso
9 11 (4.62%) Charles River
9 11 (4.62%) SimCorp
10 10 (4.20%) Dynatrace
11 9 (3.78%) Currenex
11 9 (3.78%) Fidessa
12 5 (2.10%) Salesforce.com