Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 638 633
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +78
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 254 298 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.28% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 220 271 330
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25% +5.26%

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 86,113 97,309 104,059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.93% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 68,488 79,576 85,575
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +22 111 £33,750 -10.00% 6
North of England +18 47 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Midlands +19 31 £40,000 +14.29% 1
West Midlands +41 26 £41,250 +17.86%
Yorkshire +35 22 £31,250 -10.71% 3
North West +10 22 £32,500 -7.14% 2
East of England +10 19 £34,000 -15.00% 1
South West -17 16 £33,000 +14.78% 2
Wales -5 15 £33,934 - 3
Scotland +15 14 £33,000 +37.50%
East Midlands -13 5 £34,000 +0.74% 1
North East -1 2 £26,500 -18.46%
Northern Ireland -7 1 £32,500 +51.16%
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 10 December 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.

1 126 (49.61%) SQL
2 99 (38.98%) Windows
3 87 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 73 (28.74%) Java
5 67 (26.38%) SQL Server
6 63 (24.80%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (23.62%) Linux
8 59 (23.23%) Problem-Solving
9 57 (22.44%) ITIL
10 41 (16.14%) Windows Server
11 40 (15.75%) Degree
12 38 (14.96%) PowerShell
12 38 (14.96%) Unix
12 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (13.78%) JavaScript
15 35 (13.78%) Service Management
16 33 (12.99%) .NET
16 33 (12.99%) IIS
16 33 (12.99%) Tomcat
17 32 (12.60%) Mentoring
18 31 (12.20%) XML
19 29 (11.42%) Finance
19 29 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
20 28 (11.02%) HTML
21 27 (10.63%) C#
21 27 (10.63%) PHP
22 26 (10.24%) Oracle

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 33 (12.99%) IIS
1 33 (12.99%) Tomcat
2 25 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.27%) Apache
3 21 (8.27%) nginx
4 10 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.36%) JBoss
5 6 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.97%) Confluence
7 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.79%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.39%) CICS
9 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 28 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.18%) Windchill
3 1 (0.39%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Staffware
2 1 (0.39%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.09%) SaaS
4 17 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (5.91%) Amazon S3
6 12 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (4.33%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (3.54%) IaaS
9 3 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.18%) Office 365
9 3 (1.18%) PaaS
9 3 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.12%) HTTP
2 12 (4.72%) SSH
3 9 (3.54%) Firewall
3 9 (3.54%) Internet
4 7 (2.76%) DNS
5 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.79%) Skype
6 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.79%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) Broadband
7 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) SMS
7 1 (0.39%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.87%) MySQL
3 19 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.91%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.15%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.79%) Big Data
9 2 (0.79%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Informix
10 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.30%) JIRA
2 9 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.18%) Maven
5 3 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.18%) Subversion
5 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.39%) Ant
6 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) GitLab
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 29 (11.42%) Finance
2 4 (1.57%) Back Office
2 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.79%) Automotive
3 2 (0.79%) Banking
3 2 (0.79%) French Language
3 2 (0.79%) Games
3 2 (0.79%) German Language
3 2 (0.79%) Marketing
3 2 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.39%) Electronics
4 1 (0.39%) Legal
4 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.99%) .NET
2 31 (12.20%) XML
3 28 (11.02%) HTML
4 26 (10.24%) Web Services
5 24 (9.45%) Java EE
6 22 (8.66%) CSS
7 13 (5.12%) AngularJS
7 13 (5.12%) jQuery
8 12 (4.72%) JSON
8 12 (4.72%) React
9 9 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (3.15%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.15%) Spring
11 5 (1.97%) Ajax
11 5 (1.97%) JSF
11 5 (1.97%) LAMP
11 5 (1.97%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (1.97%) XSLT
12 4 (1.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.80%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.45%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.51%) Driving Licence
4 13 (5.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 11 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.94%) NHS
7 8 (3.15%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.57%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.57%) Life Science
9 4 (1.57%) Robotics
9 4 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.18%) PKI
11 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.79%) Clustering
11 2 (0.79%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.39%) EPoS
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 99 (38.98%) Windows
2 60 (23.62%) Linux
3 41 (16.14%) Windows Server
4 38 (14.96%) Unix
4 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.79%) Android
8 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.23%) Problem-Solving
2 57 (22.44%) ITIL
3 37 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (13.78%) Service Management
5 32 (12.60%) Mentoring
6 24 (9.45%) Computer Science
6 24 (9.45%) DevOps
7 22 (8.66%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.87%) Scrum
8 20 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.48%) CRM
9 19 (7.48%) Kanban
10 18 (7.09%) Incident Management
11 17 (6.69%) Problem Management
12 16 (6.30%) ITSM
13 15 (5.91%) OO
14 14 (5.51%) Change Management
14 14 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (5.51%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 126 (49.61%) SQL
2 73 (28.74%) Java
3 38 (14.96%) PowerShell
4 35 (13.78%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.63%) C#
5 27 (10.63%) PHP
6 23 (9.06%) Python
7 17 (6.69%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.69%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.12%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.18%) C++
10 3 (1.18%) Delphi
10 3 (1.18%) Perl
10 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (15.75%) Degree
2 19 (7.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.51%) Master's Degree
4 12 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.57%) MCP
7 4 (1.57%) MCSE
7 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.18%) HND
9 1 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.39%) CCNA
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) MBCS
9 1 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.66%) QA
2 17 (6.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.54%) Docker
2 8 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.79%) KVM
5 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.79%) Xen
5 2 (0.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (7.48%) Ansible
3 13 (5.12%) Puppet
4 9 (3.54%) Nagios
5 5 (1.97%) Terraform
6 3 (1.18%) SCCM
6 3 (1.18%) SCOM
7 2 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 87 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.24%) Oracle
3 14 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.94%) Blue Prism
4 10 (3.94%) UiPath
5 9 (3.54%) Splunk
6 7 (2.76%) VMware
7 6 (2.36%) Citrix
8 5 (1.97%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.57%) IBM
10 3 (1.18%) Cognos
10 3 (1.18%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.18%) PTC
10 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.79%) Cisco
12 1 (0.39%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.39%) Avaya
12 1 (0.39%) BMC
12 1 (0.39%) Remedy
12 1 (0.39%) Sybase