The median annual salary for a Applications Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
England / South East
Rank 363 404 447
Rank change year-on-year +41 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 27 52 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 11
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in the South East

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire +28 6 £37,000 -26.00%
West Sussex -17 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Hampshire +19 3 £33,500 -40.17% 2
Surrey +37 2 £55,000 +17.64% 2
Kent +19 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Applications 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 South East region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) SharePoint
3 14 (24.56%) .NET
4 13 (22.81%) Java
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Linux
4 13 (22.81%) Finance
5 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.79%) SAP
8 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.79%) CRM
8 9 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 9 (15.79%) SAP FI
8 9 (15.79%) SAP CO
8 9 (15.79%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (14.04%) JSON
10 7 (12.28%) CentOS
10 7 (12.28%) Change Control
10 7 (12.28%) CISSP
10 7 (12.28%) CSS
10 7 (12.28%) HTML
10 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (12.28%) Grafana
11 6 (10.53%) Cyber Intelligence

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (29.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) JBoss
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) SAP CO
1 9 (15.79%) SAP FI
1 9 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.51%) HFM
4 1 (1.75%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) IaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) InfluxDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.04%) JSON
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.51%) Handlebars
6 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.51%) React
6 2 (3.51%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) WCF
6 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) Middleware
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.28%) CentOS
5 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (15.79%) CRM
2 9 (15.79%) Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (12.28%) Change Control
4 6 (10.53%) Cyber Intelligence
4 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.77%) Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) Document Management
5 5 (8.77%) Microservices
6 4 (7.02%) Information Security
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.02%) SABSA
6 4 (7.02%) SDLC
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) ITSM
8 2 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) Java
2 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) CISSP
2 6 (10.53%) CEH
2 6 (10.53%) GCIA
3 4 (7.02%) CISM
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Grafana
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Graphite
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 9 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) Adobe
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 2 (3.51%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Juniper
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
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