The median annual salary for a Applications Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Engineer
UK
Rank 702 654 747
Rank change year-on-year -48 +93  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 163 295 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 140 265 178
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 156 £37,500 -1.31% 29
London +2 70 £45,000 -5.26% 11
South East +38 45 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Berkshire +40 23 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Surrey +42 13 £34,000 +10.42% 1
North West -25 13 £36,250 -14.70% 5
West Midlands +39 12 £31,500 -10.00% 1
City of London +32 12 £45,000 +6.50% 4
Manchester -25 12 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Coventry +28 9 £33,500 -13.54% 1
Reading +34 8 £27,000 -48.57%
Woking +12 8 £29,000 +3.57%
South West -5 7 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Stockport - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell +15 6 £40,000 +79.77%
Maidenhead -1 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland +17 5 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Edinburgh +10 5 £35,000 +13.82% 1
Oxford +9 5 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +8 5 £35,000 +16.66% 5
East of England +11 4 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Wiltshire +14 3 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +30 2 £42,750 +71.00%
Leeds +21 2 £42,750 +71.00%
West Yorkshire +19 2 £42,750 +71.00%
Guildford +18 2 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Birmingham +15 2 £22,500 -23.72%
Hampshire +13 2 £27,000 -32.50%
Tyne and Wear +9 2 £22,500 -35.71%
West Sussex +8 2 £30,000 -21.82%

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 232 (62.37%) SQL
2 171 (45.97%) Windows
3 147 (39.52%) Linux
4 120 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 106 (28.49%) Finance
6 90 (24.19%) Java
7 78 (20.97%) ITIL
8 75 (20.16%) Oracle
9 68 (18.28%) Unix
10 64 (17.20%) Microsoft
11 63 (16.94%) Tomcat
11 63 (16.94%) Windows Server
12 61 (16.40%) .NET
13 54 (14.52%) Python
14 53 (14.25%) PowerShell
15 50 (13.44%) Apache
15 50 (13.44%) WebLogic
16 47 (12.63%) JBoss
17 43 (11.56%) IIS
17 43 (11.56%) MySQL
17 43 (11.56%) C#
18 42 (11.29%) JavaScript
19 40 (10.75%) XML
19 40 (10.75%) Shell Script
20 38 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (9.95%) Red Hat
21 37 (9.95%) Web Services
21 37 (9.95%) Bash Shell
22 36 (9.68%) Active Directory
23 34 (9.14%) Degree

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 63 (16.94%) Tomcat
2 50 (13.44%) Apache
2 50 (13.44%) WebLogic
3 47 (12.63%) JBoss
4 43 (11.56%) IIS
5 29 (7.80%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.91%) SharePoint
7 17 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (4.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.34%) SAS
12 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.81%) CMS
13 3 (0.81%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.18%) SaaS
3 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.96%) Office 365
4 7 (1.88%) PaaS
5 3 (0.81%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Akamai
6 2 (0.54%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.91%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.38%) Firewall
3 18 (4.84%) HTTP
4 17 (4.57%) DNS
5 16 (4.30%) SSL
6 12 (3.23%) VPN
7 9 (2.42%) LDAP
8 8 (2.15%) Internet
8 8 (2.15%) NAS
8 8 (2.15%) SAN
9 6 (1.61%) LAN
9 6 (1.61%) WAN
10 4 (1.08%) VoIP
10 4 (1.08%) Wireless
11 3 (0.81%) Network Security
12 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.54%) Intranet
12 2 (0.54%) IPsec
13 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.56%) MySQL
3 19 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.61%) Big Data
7 6 (1.61%) DB2
7 6 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.34%) MS Access
9 4 (1.08%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.54%) Endeca
11 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.03%) Subversion
2 14 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.69%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.69%) JMeter
4 7 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.34%) JIRA
6 3 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.81%) Selenium
6 3 (0.81%) Toad
6 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Ant
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.27%) Gradle
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (28.49%) Finance
2 32 (8.60%) Banking
3 21 (5.65%) Back Office
4 17 (4.57%) Publishing
5 15 (4.03%) Retail
6 7 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.61%) Legal
8 5 (1.34%) Games
8 5 (1.34%) Marketing
9 4 (1.08%) Advertising
9 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Front Office
11 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) French Language
11 2 (0.54%) German Language
11 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.40%) .NET
2 40 (10.75%) XML
3 37 (9.95%) Web Services
4 31 (8.33%) Middleware
5 25 (6.72%) J2EE
6 21 (5.65%) HTML
7 16 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (4.03%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.03%) jQuery
9 13 (3.49%) CSS
10 12 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 12 (3.23%) LAMP
11 8 (2.15%) Apache Camel
11 8 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (1.34%) COM+
12 5 (1.34%) XSLT
13 4 (1.08%) HTML5
13 4 (1.08%) JSON
13 4 (1.08%) Node.js
14 3 (0.81%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.42%) Clustering
5 8 (2.15%) AS400
6 7 (1.88%) CMDB
6 7 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.88%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.61%) Fintech
8 5 (1.34%) Equities
9 4 (1.08%) iPad
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.08%) NHS
10 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.81%) EPoS
10 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.54%) Replication
11 2 (0.54%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 171 (45.97%) Windows
2 147 (39.52%) Linux
3 68 (18.28%) Unix
4 63 (16.94%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (7.26%) CentOS
7 20 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.34%) Debian
10 5 (1.34%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.08%) SUSE
11 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.54%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) Android
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.97%) ITIL
2 38 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 23 (6.18%) Change Management
5 21 (5.65%) Configuration Management
5 21 (5.65%) DevOps
6 20 (5.38%) MVC
7 19 (5.11%) Release Management
8 18 (4.84%) Data Protection
9 16 (4.30%) Incident Management
10 14 (3.76%) Analytics
10 14 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (3.49%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.23%) Problem Management
12 12 (3.23%) Web Operations
13 10 (2.69%) CRM
14 9 (2.42%) Migration
14 9 (2.42%) Service Delivery
15 8 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (2.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 232 (62.37%) SQL
2 90 (24.19%) Java
3 54 (14.52%) Python
4 53 (14.25%) PowerShell
5 43 (11.56%) C#
6 42 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 40 (10.75%) Shell Script
8 37 (9.95%) Bash Shell
9 32 (8.60%) Perl
10 19 (5.11%) PHP
11 16 (4.30%) Ruby
11 16 (4.30%) VBScript
12 13 (3.49%) C
13 12 (3.23%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.96%) C++
15 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.61%) VBA
16 4 (1.08%) Go
17 3 (0.81%) PHP 5
17 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (9.14%) Degree
2 15 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.61%) MCSA
6 5 (1.34%) CISSP
6 5 (1.34%) MCAD
6 5 (1.34%) MCSD
7 4 (1.08%) CEH
7 4 (1.08%) GCIA
7 4 (1.08%) MCP
7 4 (1.08%) MCSE
8 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.81%) MCITP
8 3 (0.81%) MCT
8 3 (0.81%) MCTS
9 1 (0.27%) GCIH
9 1 (0.27%) GIAC
9 1 (0.27%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.45%) SLA
2 6 (1.61%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) MiFID
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.54%) Varnish
6 2 (0.54%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (7.26%) Puppet
2 9 (2.42%) Nagios
3 8 (2.15%) OpenAM
4 6 (1.61%) Ansible
4 6 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.34%) Graphite
5 5 (1.34%) Kibana
5 5 (1.34%) SCCM
5 5 (1.34%) WSUS
6 4 (1.08%) logstash
6 4 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.81%) Grafana
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.54%) Opsview
8 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.27%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (20.16%) Oracle
2 64 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 37 (9.95%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.91%) Cisco
5 15 (4.03%) VMware
6 10 (2.69%) IBM
6 10 (2.69%) Sybase
7 8 (2.15%) Sun
8 7 (1.88%) New Relic
9 6 (1.61%) Charles River
9 6 (1.61%) Citrix
10 5 (1.34%) Alterian
10 5 (1.34%) ATG
10 5 (1.34%) Symantec
11 4 (1.08%) Apple
11 4 (1.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.08%) Intel Security
12 3 (0.81%) BEA
12 3 (0.81%) F5
12 3 (0.81%) Siebel
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + generous pension and holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 + bens bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
North West London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
The Football Association
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 28 days ago