Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Consultant was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Application Support Consultant
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1107 1121 1174
Rank change year-on-year +14 +53 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 67 75 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.042% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.044% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 90
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,300 £69,175
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,250 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -21.88% +25.00% -1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Applications Support Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Applications Support Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Consultant in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Consultant in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Consultant in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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
England -9 55 £39,000 +4.00% 9
UK excluding London +17 40 £31,250 -21.88% 7
Midlands +18 16 £35,250 -19.89% 2
London 0 15 £41,250 +10.00% 2
South East +16 13 £27,500 -15.38%
West Midlands +11 12 £35,250 +20.51% 2
North of England +9 8 £30,000 -14.29% 3
North West 0 8 £30,000 +6.19% 1
East Midlands +15 4 £36,250 -17.61%
South West +19 2 £21,000 -20.75% 1
East of England -12 1 £52,500 +11.70% 1

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Applications Support Consultant 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 featuring Applications Support Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (52.24%) Finance
1 35 (52.24%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (46.27%) SAP
3 30 (44.78%) Publishing
3 30 (44.78%) Manufacturing
3 30 (44.78%) Retail
3 30 (44.78%) Security Cleared
4 27 (40.30%) SQL
5 22 (32.84%) Logistics
6 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) SAP XI
7 15 (22.39%) ABAP
7 15 (22.39%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
8 13 (19.40%) Degree
9 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
9 12 (17.91%) Windows
10 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
10 11 (16.42%) Oracle
11 10 (14.93%) ITIL
11 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
12 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
12 9 (13.43%) DNS
12 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
12 9 (13.43%) VMS
12 9 (13.43%) DHCP
12 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
12 9 (13.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (10.45%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (7.46%) CRM

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
1 4 (5.97%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) DHCP
1 9 (13.43%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
4 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 35 (52.24%) Finance
2 30 (44.78%) Manufacturing
2 30 (44.78%) Publishing
2 30 (44.78%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) SAP XI
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (52.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Equities
4 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) VMS
3 5 (7.46%) Unix
4 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Logistics
2 15 (22.39%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) CRM
4 5 (7.46%) ERP
5 4 (5.97%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps
7 2 (2.99%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (2.99%) ETL
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security
7 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.99%) Scrum
7 2 (2.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) ABAP
3 3 (4.48%) VBA
4 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) Degree
3 9 (13.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) SAP
2 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Sage
5 1 (1.49%) Capita
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) iManage
5 1 (1.49%) Xero