The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 237 238
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.058% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.060% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £32,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.07% -14.47%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in the South West

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in the South West

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in the South West

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Dorset - 5 £45,000 -
Bristol -20 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) Case Management
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Document Management
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Law
8 1 (7.14%) Legal
8 1 (7.14%) CMS
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Intranet
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Problem Management

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Case Management
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft