Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 583 631 676
Rank change year-on-year +48 +45 -55
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 291 303 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.36% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 221 262 231
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,992 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

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 78,598 92,955 95,834
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.74% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61,781 74,819 78,509
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +36 118 £37,500 +15.38% 15
South West +45 62 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Midlands +31 33 £44,000 +29.41% 5
North of England -5 30 £32,500 -1.52% 7
East of England +72 23 £40,000 +28.00% 5
North West +17 21 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Northern Ireland - 20 - -
West Midlands +25 19 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +16 14 £29,000 -9.38% 2
Yorkshire -17 9 £34,500 +4.55% 3
Wales -3 3 £25,690 -24.29% 2
Scotland +2 2 £30,750 +26.37% 5
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 25 August 2019, 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.

1 132 (45.36%) SQL
2 88 (30.24%) Linux
3 84 (28.87%) Windows
4 76 (26.12%) ITIL
5 65 (22.34%) SQL Server
5 65 (22.34%) Microsoft
6 58 (19.93%) Java
7 56 (19.24%) SaaS
8 52 (17.87%) Oracle
9 51 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (17.18%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (16.49%) Finance
12 46 (15.81%) Problem Management
13 39 (13.40%) MongoDB
14 38 (13.06%) Python
14 38 (13.06%) JavaScript
15 35 (12.03%) DevOps
16 33 (11.34%) Unix
17 31 (10.65%) Degree
18 30 (10.31%) Kubernetes
18 30 (10.31%) ITIL V3
19 29 (9.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (9.97%) Change Management
20 28 (9.62%) .NET
20 28 (9.62%) Azure
20 28 (9.62%) AWS
21 26 (8.93%) Windows Server
21 26 (8.93%) SOAP
21 26 (8.93%) ITSM
21 26 (8.93%) VMware

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 22 (7.56%) IIS
2 16 (5.50%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.75%) JBoss
3 8 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.06%) Apache
5 5 (1.72%) CMS
6 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.69%) Drupal
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.47%) Endur
2 7 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.72%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.24%) SaaS
2 28 (9.62%) AWS
2 28 (9.62%) Azure
3 15 (5.15%) Office 365
4 9 (3.09%) GCP
5 3 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.69%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.90%) HTTPS
1 23 (7.90%) Internet
2 21 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.75%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.75%) Wireshark
4 6 (2.06%) Firewall
5 5 (1.72%) DNS
6 4 (1.37%) DHCP
6 4 (1.37%) FTP
7 3 (1.03%) SAN
7 3 (1.03%) VoIP
8 2 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.69%) Skype
9 1 (0.34%) LAN
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) WAN
9 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.40%) MongoDB
3 24 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (6.87%) Hazelcast
5 15 (5.15%) MySQL
6 14 (4.81%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.47%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.41%) Redis
11 6 (2.06%) Big Data
11 6 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (4.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.44%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.41%) JIRA
4 6 (2.06%) MSI
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (16.49%) Finance
2 20 (6.87%) Electronics
3 18 (6.19%) Marketing
4 17 (5.84%) Retail
4 17 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.81%) Public Sector
6 13 (4.47%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.06%) Billing
8 5 (1.72%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.37%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.03%) Legal
11 2 (0.69%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.62%) .NET
2 26 (8.93%) SOAP
3 20 (6.87%) Elastic Stack
3 20 (6.87%) HTML
3 20 (6.87%) REST
3 20 (6.87%) Spring
3 20 (6.87%) Vert.x
3 20 (6.87%) Web Services
4 18 (6.19%) AngularJS
5 17 (5.84%) XML
6 15 (5.15%) Django
7 10 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.09%) CSS
9 7 (2.41%) jQuery
10 6 (2.06%) JSON
11 5 (1.72%) Ajax
12 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.37%) HTML5
12 4 (1.37%) SAML
13 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.87%) Internet of Things
4 18 (6.19%) CMDB
5 16 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.15%) Smartphone
7 13 (4.47%) Driving Licence
8 12 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (3.09%) Robotics
11 5 (1.72%) NHS
12 4 (1.37%) FMCG
12 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.69%) Replication
15 1 (0.34%) CCTV
15 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.34%) EPoS
15 1 (0.34%) PACS
15 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.24%) Linux
2 84 (28.87%) Windows
3 33 (11.34%) Unix
4 26 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.47%) CentOS
6 9 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.75%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.37%) Debian
9 4 (1.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.69%) AIX
10 2 (0.69%) IRIX
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.12%) ITIL
2 50 (17.18%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (15.81%) Problem Management
4 35 (12.03%) DevOps
5 30 (10.31%) ITIL V3
6 29 (9.97%) Change Management
6 29 (9.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (8.93%) ITSM
8 24 (8.25%) Knowledge Management
8 24 (8.25%) Time Management
9 23 (7.90%) Incident Management
10 21 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (7.22%) High Availability
11 20 (6.87%) Open Source
12 18 (6.19%) Data Analysis
12 18 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.50%) Project Management
13 16 (5.50%) Workflow
14 15 (5.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 132 (45.36%) SQL
2 58 (19.93%) Java
3 38 (13.06%) JavaScript
3 38 (13.06%) Python
4 24 (8.25%) C#
5 19 (6.53%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.19%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.50%) C++
8 12 (4.12%) C
9 11 (3.78%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.44%) Perl
11 9 (3.09%) Ruby
12 7 (2.41%) VBScript
13 6 (2.06%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.72%) VB
15 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.03%) ActionScript
16 3 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
17 2 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (10.65%) Degree
2 16 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.12%) HNC
4 5 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.37%) CISA
5 4 (1.37%) CISM
5 4 (1.37%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) MCSA
6 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) LPIC
6 2 (0.69%) MCP
6 2 (0.69%) MCTS
7 1 (0.34%) CCENT
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (6.53%) SLA
3 8 (2.75%) IEC 61131
4 4 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.37%) GDPR
4 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.44%) Docker
4 7 (2.41%) iptables
5 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.03%) vSphere
8 2 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (10.31%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.87%) Prometheus
3 13 (4.47%) SCCM
4 10 (3.44%) Puppet
5 6 (2.06%) SCOM
6 5 (1.72%) Netcool
6 5 (1.72%) OpenView
6 5 (1.72%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.37%) Ansible
7 4 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.69%) Control-M
9 2 (0.69%) Nagios
10 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.87%) Oracle
3 26 (8.93%) VMware
4 21 (7.22%) SAP
5 17 (5.84%) ServiceNow
6 13 (4.47%) Citrix
6 13 (4.47%) OpenLink
7 12 (4.12%) Remedy
8 11 (3.78%) IBM
9 8 (2.75%) Google
10 7 (2.41%) HP
10 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.41%) Sage
11 6 (2.06%) BT
11 6 (2.06%) Fujitsu
11 6 (2.06%) Genesys
12 5 (1.72%) Apple
12 5 (1.72%) BMC
12 5 (1.72%) Cerillion
12 5 (1.72%) Comptel