Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 700 784
Rank change year-on-year -61 +84 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 465 606 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 432 580 462
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +6.15%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Engineer in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -67 428 £40,000 - 27
UK excluding London -35 279 £35,000 - 22
London -37 179 £50,000 - 5
South East +19 111 £36,250 -3.33% 7
North of England -63 43 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Midlands +62 36 £35,000 +20.69% 4
South West -8 30 £30,000 +20.00% 3
East of England -20 29 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Wales +43 27 £33,934 -20.16%
North West -26 27 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East Midlands +53 24 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -10 15 £35,000 +16.67% 2
West Midlands +13 12 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Scotland -9 2 £24,000 -31.43%
North East +6 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £21,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 265 (56.99%) SQL
2 171 (36.77%) Windows
2 171 (36.77%) Linux
3 159 (34.19%) SQL Server
4 137 (29.46%) Java
5 133 (28.60%) Finance
6 107 (23.01%) ITIL
7 106 (22.80%) Oracle
8 98 (21.08%) Microsoft
9 81 (17.42%) C#
10 78 (16.77%) Shell Script
11 74 (15.91%) .NET
12 73 (15.70%) JavaScript
13 72 (15.48%) Windows Server
14 68 (14.62%) Python
15 65 (13.98%) Problem Management
16 59 (12.69%) Root Cause Analysis
16 59 (12.69%) Unix
16 59 (12.69%) IIS
17 57 (12.26%) Active Directory
18 56 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
19 55 (11.83%) Apache
20 52 (11.18%) Degree
21 50 (10.75%) SLA
22 48 (10.32%) Banking
23 45 (9.68%) Web Services
24 43 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
25 42 (9.03%) MySQL
26 40 (8.60%) Perl
26 40 (8.60%) HTML

Applications Support Engineer 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 59 (12.69%) IIS
2 55 (11.83%) Apache
3 39 (8.39%) Tomcat
4 33 (7.10%) SharePoint
5 28 (6.02%) WebLogic
6 18 (3.87%) JBoss
7 16 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (3.44%) CMS
8 12 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.72%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.51%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.86%) Confluence
12 4 (0.86%) Jetty
13 3 (0.65%) Liferay
14 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.43%) nginx
14 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.08%) iTrent
3 5 (1.08%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.43%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.22%) Maximo
7 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.16%) SaaS
3 20 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.23%) G Suite
5 6 (1.29%) Slack
6 5 (1.08%) Office 365
6 5 (1.08%) Trello
7 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.02%) DNS
2 16 (3.44%) Firewall
2 16 (3.44%) VPN
3 14 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.80%) IPsec
5 12 (2.58%) HTTP
6 10 (2.15%) LDAP
7 8 (1.72%) DHCP
7 8 (1.72%) FTP
8 7 (1.51%) LAN
8 7 (1.51%) MPLS
8 7 (1.51%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.08%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.08%) Internet
10 4 (0.86%) SMS
10 4 (0.86%) SMTP
11 3 (0.65%) IMAP
11 3 (0.65%) SSL
11 3 (0.65%) WAN
12 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.03%) MySQL
3 30 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (3.23%) Big Data
7 13 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.94%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.94%) Redis
10 8 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.51%) DB2
11 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.80%) TeamCity
4 12 (2.58%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.51%) Hudson
7 7 (1.51%) JIRA
7 7 (1.51%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.29%) Ant
8 6 (1.29%) Subversion
9 4 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.86%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.86%) Maven
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.43%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.43%) Selenium
10 2 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 133 (28.60%) Finance
2 48 (10.32%) Banking
3 18 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.58%) Advertising
4 12 (2.58%) Publishing
5 11 (2.37%) Electronics
5 11 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.15%) Marketing
7 7 (1.51%) Front Office
8 6 (1.29%) Legal
9 5 (1.08%) Back Office
9 5 (1.08%) Law
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
10 4 (0.86%) French Language
10 4 (0.86%) German Language
10 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.91%) .NET
2 45 (9.68%) Web Services
3 40 (8.60%) HTML
4 35 (7.53%) CSS
5 31 (6.67%) XML
6 23 (4.95%) FIX Protocol
7 20 (4.30%) ASP.NET
8 19 (4.09%) J2EE
9 13 (2.80%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.80%) jQuery
10 12 (2.58%) Entity Framework
10 12 (2.58%) HTML5
10 12 (2.58%) WCF
11 11 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (2.15%) Ajax
12 10 (2.15%) CSS3
12 10 (2.15%) Node.js
13 8 (1.72%) Spring
14 7 (1.51%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.44%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.15%) Clustering
5 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.15%) SWIFT
6 8 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.08%) Fintech
8 5 (1.08%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.22%) BYOD
11 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 171 (36.77%) Linux
1 171 (36.77%) Windows
2 72 (15.48%) Windows Server
3 59 (12.69%) Unix
4 23 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.29%) zOS
9 5 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.86%) Android
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.65%) AIX
11 3 (0.65%) Solaris
11 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.43%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.01%) ITIL
2 65 (13.98%) Problem Management
3 59 (12.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 56 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (8.39%) Service Management
6 35 (7.53%) DevOps
7 34 (7.31%) ITSM
8 32 (6.88%) CRM
9 22 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (4.52%) ITIL V3
11 20 (4.30%) Algorithmic Trading
11 20 (4.30%) Technical Analysis
11 20 (4.30%) Test Automation
12 18 (3.87%) Automated Trading
12 18 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (3.66%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.66%) Software Engineering
14 16 (3.44%) MVC
14 16 (3.44%) SEO
14 16 (3.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 265 (56.99%) SQL
2 137 (29.46%) Java
3 81 (17.42%) C#
4 78 (16.77%) Shell Script
5 73 (15.70%) JavaScript
6 68 (14.62%) Python
7 40 (8.60%) Perl
7 40 (8.60%) PowerShell
8 39 (8.39%) Bash Shell
9 33 (7.10%) PHP
10 22 (4.73%) T-SQL
11 20 (4.30%) C++
12 19 (4.09%) PL/SQL
13 18 (3.87%) Ruby
13 18 (3.87%) VBScript
14 17 (3.66%) VB
15 8 (1.72%) C
16 6 (1.29%) Groovy
17 4 (0.86%) Go
18 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 52 (11.18%) Degree
2 36 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.37%) MCP
5 10 (2.15%) CCNA
5 10 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.51%) HND
9 5 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.65%) PMP
12 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.43%) MCSE
13 1 (0.22%) MCAD
13 1 (0.22%) MCSA
13 1 (0.22%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.75%) SLA
2 25 (5.38%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.58%) XenApp
4 8 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.51%) vCloud
5 7 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.51%) Xen
5 7 (1.51%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.44%) Nagios
2 10 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.15%) Puppet
2 10 (2.15%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.94%) SCCM
4 7 (1.51%) Ansible
4 7 (1.51%) ThinApp
5 6 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.65%) SCOM
7 2 (0.43%) Control-M
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.22%) Netcool
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (22.80%) Oracle
2 98 (21.08%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.38%) IBM
4 21 (4.52%) VMware
5 18 (3.87%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.44%) Citrix
7 15 (3.23%) Sitecore
8 13 (2.80%) Bloomberg
8 13 (2.80%) CQG
8 13 (2.80%) Reuters
9 12 (2.58%) Remedy
10 11 (2.37%) SAP
11 10 (2.15%) BMC
11 10 (2.15%) Nimsoft
12 9 (1.94%) HP
13 8 (1.72%) Cisco
13 8 (1.72%) Google
13 8 (1.72%) NetApp
13 8 (1.72%) Symantec
14 7 (1.51%) F5