Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 783 863
Rank change year-on-year +7 +80 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 64 67 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.085% 0.088% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.092% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 47
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
England 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 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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in London

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in London

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in London

Applications Support Specialist
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 Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +20 32 £52,500 -2.78% 1
Applications Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) Finance
3 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
4 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (34.38%) Unix
6 20 (31.25%) Windows
7 18 (28.13%) Linux
8 16 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
11 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
12 11 (17.19%) ITIL
12 11 (17.19%) Front Office
13 10 (15.63%) Oracle
13 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (14.06%) SunGard
14 9 (14.06%) CODA
14 9 (14.06%) Cognos
14 9 (14.06%) Documentum
14 9 (14.06%) Equities
14 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
14 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (12.50%) Task Automation
16 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
16 7 (10.94%) Data Analysis
16 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
16 7 (10.94%) Banking
16 7 (10.94%) T-SQL

Applications Support Specialist 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 9 (14.06%) Documentum
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.56%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.69%) JasperReports
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Front Office
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.56%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Equities
3 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.25%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) Derivative
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.56%) Eurex
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
7 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Unix
2 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 18 (28.13%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.38%) Solaris
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 7 (10.94%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.38%) Data Transformation
5 6 (9.38%) Workflow
6 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Runbook
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (4.69%) Automated Trading
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 3 (4.69%) Logistics
8 3 (4.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Perl
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.25%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Ruby
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Graphite
1 4 (6.25%) Nagios
1 4 (6.25%) Opsview
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) CODA
3 9 (14.06%) Cognos
3 9 (14.06%) SunGard
4 4 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.25%) Fiserv
5 3 (4.69%) Fidessa
6 2 (3.13%) Murex
6 2 (3.13%) Siebel
6 2 (3.13%) Sybase
7 1 (1.56%) FIS
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.56%) Progress
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO