Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 652 613
Rank change year-on-year +37 -39 +87
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 282 255 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.31% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 246 235 358
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,999 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%

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 88,586 93,290 106,935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.92% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71,052 76,384 87,973
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +13 114 £33,000 -8.97% 5
North of England +68 60 £32,500 - 5
Midlands +50 49 £34,000 -2.86%
West Midlands +51 30 £40,000 +31.15%
Yorkshire +38 29 £33,000 +1.54% 3
North West +15 29 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East of England +14 20 £34,500 -13.75% 1
East Midlands +5 19 £33,250 -5.00%
South West -6 16 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Wales -11 13 £33,934 - 3
Scotland +11 10 £27,916 - 1
North East -9 1 £26,500 -18.46%
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 20 October 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.

1 132 (46.81%) SQL
2 109 (38.65%) Windows
3 86 (30.50%) Microsoft
4 75 (26.60%) SQL Server
5 70 (24.82%) Linux
6 66 (23.40%) Java
7 61 (21.63%) ITIL
8 58 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (19.86%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (17.73%) Windows Server
11 48 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 45 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (14.89%) Degree
14 40 (14.18%) Finance
14 40 (14.18%) PowerShell
15 39 (13.83%) HTML
15 39 (13.83%) .NET
15 39 (13.83%) IIS
16 38 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (12.41%) Service Management
18 34 (12.06%) Tomcat
18 34 (12.06%) Unix
19 33 (11.70%) XML
20 31 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
20 31 (10.99%) Mentoring
21 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (10.64%) Web Services
21 30 (10.64%) C#
22 29 (10.28%) 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 39 (13.83%) IIS
2 34 (12.06%) Tomcat
3 25 (8.87%) SharePoint
4 23 (8.16%) Apache
5 21 (7.45%) nginx
6 8 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.84%) Confluence
7 7 (2.48%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.77%) JBoss
10 2 (0.71%) ThingWorx
11 1 (0.35%) CICS
11 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.35%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.06%) Windchill
3 1 (0.35%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.35%) assyst
4 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.35%) Staffware
4 1 (0.35%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.51%) SaaS
3 17 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (4.96%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (3.55%) IaaS
7 7 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.77%) Office 365
9 4 (1.42%) PaaS
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.71%) Serverless
11 1 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.32%) SSH
2 14 (4.96%) DNS
3 12 (4.26%) HTTP
4 9 (3.19%) Firewall
4 9 (3.19%) Internet
5 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.77%) VPN
7 4 (1.42%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.06%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.06%) Skype
8 3 (1.06%) SSL
8 3 (1.06%) VoIP
9 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.35%) Broadband
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.35%) DHCP
9 1 (0.35%) FTP
9 1 (0.35%) PSTN
9 1 (0.35%) SMS
9 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.74%) MySQL
3 15 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.84%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.42%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.71%) DB2
11 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.35%) GIS
11 1 (0.35%) Informix
11 1 (0.35%) Ingres
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (6.74%) JIRA
2 12 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.77%) Subversion
5 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.06%) Maven
6 3 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.71%) Ant
7 2 (0.71%) GitLab
7 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.35%) Firebug
8 1 (0.35%) Hudson
8 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (14.18%) Finance
2 8 (2.84%) Banking
3 4 (1.42%) Games
3 4 (1.42%) Retail
4 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.71%) Automotive
5 2 (0.71%) French Language
5 2 (0.71%) German Language
5 2 (0.71%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.83%) .NET
1 39 (13.83%) HTML
2 33 (11.70%) XML
3 30 (10.64%) Web Services
4 25 (8.87%) CSS
5 24 (8.51%) Java EE
6 16 (5.67%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.32%) jQuery
8 12 (4.26%) React
9 11 (3.90%) JSON
10 9 (3.19%) Ajax
10 9 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.84%) Hibernate
11 8 (2.84%) SOAP
11 8 (2.84%) Spring
12 6 (2.13%) LAMP
12 6 (2.13%) XSLT
13 5 (1.77%) J2EE
13 5 (1.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.74%) Analytical Mindset
5 16 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.90%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.55%) NHS
8 7 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.42%) Clustering
10 4 (1.42%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.42%) Robotics
11 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.06%) Life Science
12 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) CMDB
12 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.71%) PKI
13 1 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.65%) Windows
2 70 (24.82%) Linux
3 50 (17.73%) Windows Server
4 38 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (12.06%) Unix
6 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.90%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.06%) CentOS
9 3 (1.06%) Solaris
9 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Debian
11 1 (0.35%) Fedora
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.63%) ITIL
2 56 (19.86%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (12.41%) Service Management
5 31 (10.99%) Mentoring
6 29 (10.28%) DevOps
7 25 (8.87%) Scrum
8 24 (8.51%) ITSM
9 20 (7.09%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.74%) Asset Management
10 19 (6.74%) CRM
10 19 (6.74%) Investment Management
11 18 (6.38%) Kanban
11 18 (6.38%) Problem Management
12 16 (5.67%) Incident Management
12 16 (5.67%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.96%) OO
14 13 (4.61%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.61%) Task Automation
15 12 (4.26%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (46.81%) SQL
2 66 (23.40%) Java
3 48 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 40 (14.18%) PowerShell
5 30 (10.64%) C#
6 27 (9.57%) PHP
6 27 (9.57%) Python
7 18 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 16 (5.67%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.13%) Perl
10 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.77%) C++
12 3 (1.06%) Delphi
12 3 (1.06%) Ruby
12 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (14.89%) Degree
2 17 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.96%) Master's Degree
5 11 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.06%) MCP
8 3 (1.06%) MCSE
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CCIE
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.87%) SLA
2 19 (6.74%) QA
3 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.71%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.19%) Docker
3 8 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) KVM
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
5 2 (0.71%) Xen
5 2 (0.71%) XenServer
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (7.45%) Ansible
3 14 (4.96%) Puppet
4 10 (3.55%) Nagios
5 7 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.77%) SCCM
6 5 (1.77%) Terraform
7 3 (1.06%) SCOM
8 2 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 86 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.22%) Oracle
3 12 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (3.55%) Blue Prism
4 10 (3.55%) UiPath
5 9 (3.19%) Splunk
5 9 (3.19%) VMware
6 8 (2.84%) Remedy
7 7 (2.48%) BMC
7 7 (2.48%) Nimsoft
8 5 (1.77%) IBM
9 4 (1.42%) Citrix
9 4 (1.42%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.06%) Cisco
10 3 (1.06%) PTC
10 3 (1.06%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.71%) Avaya
11 2 (0.71%) Cassiopae
11 2 (0.71%) Cognos
11 2 (0.71%) Dynatrace