Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

Application Support Engineer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 671 628
Rank change year-on-year +59 -43 +88
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 305 245 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.32% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 263 226 338
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,598 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £49,375 £53,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +8.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 92,930 96,279 110,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.91% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74,834 79,019 90,803
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in the UK excluding London

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Engineer in the UK excluding London

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in the UK excluding London

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
South East +6 115 £32,500 -3.70% 10
North of England +48 62 £33,000 -7.04% 6
Midlands +52 56 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Yorkshire +62 32 £33,000 +1.54% 4
East of England +38 30 £27,500 -31.25% 6
East Midlands +18 29 £32,000 -8.57%
North West +3 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands +43 27 £40,000 - 2
South West +1 25 £31,250 -19.35% 4
Wales +10 11 £33,934 - 2
Scotland -8 6 £24,333 -30.48% 1
North East -20 1 £50,000 +53.85%
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 145 (47.54%) SQL
2 118 (38.69%) Windows
3 97 (31.80%) Microsoft
4 76 (24.92%) SQL Server
5 66 (21.64%) ITIL
5 66 (21.64%) Windows Server
6 60 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (19.34%) Linux
8 58 (19.02%) Java
9 49 (16.07%) .NET
10 48 (15.74%) Unix
10 48 (15.74%) Finance
11 41 (13.44%) C#
12 38 (12.46%) JavaScript
12 38 (12.46%) Degree
12 38 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (11.48%) PowerShell
13 35 (11.48%) IIS
14 34 (11.15%) Oracle
14 34 (11.15%) Service Management
15 31 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
15 31 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (9.18%) SaaS
17 28 (9.18%) ITSM
17 28 (9.18%) HTML
18 27 (8.85%) Apache
18 27 (8.85%) SLA
18 27 (8.85%) Mentoring
18 27 (8.85%) DevOps

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 35 (11.48%) IIS
2 27 (8.85%) Apache
3 24 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.87%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.61%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.95%) nginx
7 6 (1.97%) Confluence
8 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.64%) CMS
8 5 (1.64%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.64%) Kentico
8 5 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.64%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.31%) JBoss
10 3 (0.98%) MTS
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.66%) ThingWorx
12 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.33%) Smallworld
Applications
1 31 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.98%) Windchill
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.64%) assyst
4 2 (0.66%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.18%) SaaS
2 25 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.61%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.64%) IaaS
6 4 (1.31%) Office 365
7 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.66%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) GitHub
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.28%) DNS
3 9 (2.95%) SSH
4 8 (2.62%) Internet
4 8 (2.62%) VPN
5 7 (2.30%) HTTP
6 6 (1.97%) Firewall
6 6 (1.97%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.31%) VoIP
8 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.98%) NAS
8 3 (0.98%) SAN
8 3 (0.98%) Skype
9 2 (0.66%) DHCP
9 2 (0.66%) SSL
9 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.33%) Broadband
10 1 (0.33%) FTP
10 1 (0.33%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.26%) MySQL
4 9 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.95%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.31%) RavenDB
7 3 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) Ingres
9 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (7.21%) JIRA
2 10 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.95%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.30%) Subversion
5 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.66%) GitLab
6 2 (0.66%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.33%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) Firebug
7 1 (0.33%) Hudson
7 1 (0.33%) MSI
7 1 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (15.74%) Finance
2 8 (2.62%) Banking
2 8 (2.62%) Retail
3 7 (2.30%) Games
4 4 (1.31%) Advertising
4 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.66%) Automotive
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
5 2 (0.66%) French Language
5 2 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.07%) .NET
2 28 (9.18%) HTML
3 24 (7.87%) XML
4 21 (6.89%) Web Services
5 19 (6.23%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.26%) CSS
7 11 (3.61%) Java EE
8 10 (3.28%) Ajax
9 9 (2.95%) Middleware
10 8 (2.62%) SOAP
10 8 (2.62%) XSLT
11 7 (2.30%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.30%) Spring
12 6 (1.97%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.97%) J2EE
12 6 (1.97%) jQuery
12 6 (1.97%) LAMP
13 5 (1.64%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.64%) JSF
14 4 (1.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.25%) Analytical Mindset
4 15 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.93%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.28%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.62%) NHS
9 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.64%) Wiki
11 4 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.31%) Robotics
12 2 (0.66%) Clustering
12 2 (0.66%) CMDB
12 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.66%) Fintech
13 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 118 (38.69%) Windows
2 66 (21.64%) Windows Server
3 59 (19.34%) Linux
4 48 (15.74%) Unix
5 30 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.25%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.26%) Windows 10
9 12 (3.93%) Solaris
10 10 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.64%) Android
11 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.31%) AIX
12 4 (1.31%) HPUX
13 3 (0.98%) CentOS
13 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Debian
14 1 (0.33%) Fedora
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.64%) ITIL
2 60 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (11.15%) Service Management
4 31 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (9.18%) ITSM
6 27 (8.85%) DevOps
6 27 (8.85%) Mentoring
7 19 (6.23%) High Availability
7 19 (6.23%) Software Engineering
8 18 (5.90%) CRM
9 17 (5.57%) ITIL V3
9 17 (5.57%) Task Automation
10 16 (5.25%) Asset Management
10 16 (5.25%) Customer Requirements
10 16 (5.25%) Investment Management
11 15 (4.92%) Scrum
12 14 (4.59%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.26%) ERP
13 13 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 145 (47.54%) SQL
2 58 (19.02%) Java
3 41 (13.44%) C#
4 38 (12.46%) JavaScript
5 35 (11.48%) PowerShell
6 26 (8.52%) Shell Script
7 20 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.25%) PHP
9 13 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 13 (4.26%) Python
10 9 (2.95%) C++
11 8 (2.62%) Perl
11 8 (2.62%) VBScript
12 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.64%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
13 5 (1.64%) Ruby
14 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.98%) Groovy
16 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.46%) Degree
2 17 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.64%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) MCP
9 1 (0.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.85%) SLA
2 11 (3.61%) QA
3 8 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.66%) Docker
6 2 (0.66%) KVM
6 2 (0.66%) Varnish
6 2 (0.66%) vSphere
6 2 (0.66%) Xen
6 2 (0.66%) XenServer
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (2.62%) Puppet
3 7 (2.30%) Ansible
4 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) SCCM
5 4 (1.31%) Nagios
6 2 (0.66%) Grafana
6 2 (0.66%) Graphite
6 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.33%) SCOM
7 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (31.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.15%) Oracle
3 17 (5.57%) VMware
4 12 (3.93%) Remedy
5 11 (3.61%) BMC
5 11 (3.61%) Nimsoft
5 11 (3.61%) WorldPay
6 10 (3.28%) Capita
7 9 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.62%) Blue Prism
8 8 (2.62%) UiPath
9 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.64%) IBM
10 5 (1.64%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.64%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.31%) Citrix
12 3 (0.98%) HP
12 3 (0.98%) OutSystems
12 3 (0.98%) PTC