The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 647 630 692
Rank change year-on-year -17 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 237 299 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 200 270 229
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -6 232 £40,000 -5.88% 33
London +9 104 £45,000 -5.26% 16
South East +26 53 £35,000 -6.66% 6
North West -28 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Hampshire +29 20 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Manchester -17 20 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -1 18 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Berkshire +17 17 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Reading +18 15 £46,250 -14.35%
City of London +16 15 £47,500 - 4
Wiltshire +18 13 £37,500 +40.18%
Surrey +16 11 £41,500 +48.21%
East of England -21 11 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Farnborough +14 10 £32,500 +75.67% 1
West Yorkshire +17 9 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Leeds +11 9 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Yorkshire +5 9 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 8 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Chippenham +16 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Woking +24 6 - -
East Midlands +21 6 £35,000 -
Southampton +15 6 £32,576 +18.45%
West Midlands +4 6 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Derby - 5 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £35,000 -
Peterborough -12 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Cambridge -15 4 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Bristol -19 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Docklands, London - 4 £56,250 -
West End of London - 4 £23,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 254 (63.18%) SQL
2 159 (39.55%) Windows
3 154 (38.31%) Linux
4 124 (30.85%) ITIL
5 119 (29.60%) SQL Server
6 108 (26.87%) Java
7 97 (24.13%) Finance
8 83 (20.65%) Oracle
8 83 (20.65%) Microsoft
9 78 (19.40%) Shell Script
10 71 (17.66%) Unix
11 68 (16.92%) Windows Server
12 57 (14.18%) .NET
13 55 (13.68%) WebLogic
14 54 (13.43%) Python
15 50 (12.44%) C#
16 49 (12.19%) Root Cause Analysis
17 48 (11.94%) Tomcat
17 48 (11.94%) SLA
18 47 (11.69%) DevOps
19 46 (11.44%) Degree
20 45 (11.19%) PowerShell
20 45 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
21 44 (10.95%) Active Directory
22 43 (10.70%) IIS
22 43 (10.70%) Microsoft Office
23 42 (10.45%) JBoss
24 39 (9.70%) J2EE
24 39 (9.70%) MySQL
24 39 (9.70%) Bash Shell

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 55 (13.68%) WebLogic
2 48 (11.94%) Tomcat
3 43 (10.70%) IIS
4 42 (10.45%) JBoss
5 38 (9.45%) Apache
6 32 (7.96%) SharePoint
7 21 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (4.23%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (3.73%) CMS
11 13 (3.23%) MS Exchange
12 9 (2.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (1.74%) Jetty
14 5 (1.24%) OpenStack
15 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
17 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
18 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 43 (10.70%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.99%) MetaTrader
3 4 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.75%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.97%) SaaS
2 25 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.75%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) G Suite
5 2 (0.50%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) iTunes
6 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.22%) DNS
2 16 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.98%) VPN
3 15 (3.73%) HTTP
4 14 (3.48%) Firewall
5 12 (2.99%) LAN
5 12 (2.99%) WAN
6 10 (2.49%) SSL
7 9 (2.24%) IPsec
8 8 (1.99%) Wireless
9 7 (1.74%) FTP
9 7 (1.74%) VoIP
10 6 (1.49%) Internet
10 6 (1.49%) LDAP
10 6 (1.49%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.24%) MPLS
12 4 (1.00%) SAN
13 3 (0.75%) DHCP
13 3 (0.75%) SMTP
14 2 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.70%) MySQL
3 22 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.73%) Big Data
5 15 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.74%) DB2
8 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.74%) JasperReports
8 7 (1.74%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.75%) Redis
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.50%) Endeca
13 2 (0.50%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.98%) Git (software)
1 16 (3.98%) Subversion
2 10 (2.49%) Ant
3 9 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.74%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.74%) IntelliJ
4 7 (1.74%) JIRA
5 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.24%) Maven
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.75%) Toad
9 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.50%) JMeter
9 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.50%) Selenium
9 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 97 (24.13%) Finance
2 34 (8.46%) Banking
3 21 (5.22%) Back Office
4 17 (4.23%) Marketing
5 12 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.99%) Retail
6 10 (2.49%) Electronics
6 10 (2.49%) Publishing
6 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.99%) Games
8 7 (1.74%) Legal
9 6 (1.49%) Advertising
10 4 (1.00%) Front Office
11 3 (0.75%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.18%) .NET
2 39 (9.70%) J2EE
3 37 (9.20%) HTML
4 36 (8.96%) XML
5 34 (8.46%) Web Services
6 27 (6.72%) CSS
7 16 (3.98%) ASP.NET
7 16 (3.98%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (3.73%) Kafka
9 10 (2.49%) Spring
10 7 (1.74%) FreeMarker
10 7 (1.74%) HTML5
10 7 (1.74%) JSON
10 7 (1.74%) Middleware
11 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.00%) Grails
12 4 (1.00%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (1.00%) LAMP
12 4 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.48%) Clustering
6 11 (2.74%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.99%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.24%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.24%) EPoS
10 4 (1.00%) AS400
10 4 (1.00%) iPad
10 4 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.00%) User Experience
11 3 (0.75%) Fintech
12 2 (0.50%) Equities
12 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.50%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 159 (39.55%) Windows
2 154 (38.31%) Linux
3 71 (17.66%) Unix
4 68 (16.92%) Windows Server
5 34 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.99%) CentOS
8 10 (2.49%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.74%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.49%) Debian
10 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.00%) SUSE
12 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (30.85%) ITIL
2 49 (12.19%) Root Cause Analysis
3 47 (11.69%) DevOps
4 45 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (7.21%) Problem Management
6 28 (6.97%) CRM
7 24 (5.97%) Service Delivery
7 24 (5.97%) Service Management
8 23 (5.72%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.98%) Data Protection
9 20 (4.98%) Release Management
10 18 (4.48%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (3.98%) Load Balancing
13 15 (3.73%) Algorithmic Trading
13 15 (3.73%) ERP
13 15 (3.73%) ETL
13 15 (3.73%) Technical Analysis
14 14 (3.48%) Automated Trading
14 14 (3.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 254 (63.18%) SQL
2 108 (26.87%) Java
3 78 (19.40%) Shell Script
4 54 (13.43%) Python
5 50 (12.44%) C#
6 45 (11.19%) PowerShell
7 39 (9.70%) Bash Shell
8 38 (9.45%) JavaScript
9 26 (6.47%) Perl
9 26 (6.47%) PHP
10 24 (5.97%) C++
11 16 (3.98%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.74%) Groovy
12 11 (2.74%) Ruby
13 9 (2.24%) VB
14 8 (1.99%) C
14 8 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.74%) VBScript
16 5 (1.24%) Korn
17 4 (1.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 46 (11.44%) Degree
2 31 (7.71%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.00%) CEH
8 4 (1.00%) CISSP
8 4 (1.00%) GCIA
8 4 (1.00%) MCSA
8 4 (1.00%) MCT
9 2 (0.50%) LPIC
9 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.50%) PMP
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.94%) SLA
2 9 (2.24%) QA
3 2 (0.50%) MiFID
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) EMIR
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.74%) Xen
4 6 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.49%) XenApp
5 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.24%) vCloud
5 5 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.50%) KVM
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.99%) Puppet
2 7 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.49%) SCCM
3 6 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.24%) Graphite
4 5 (1.24%) Kibana
4 5 (1.24%) ThinApp
5 4 (1.00%) Ansible
5 4 (1.00%) logstash
5 4 (1.00%) Nagios
6 3 (0.75%) Grafana
6 3 (0.75%) SCOM
7 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.50%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.25%) MobiControl
8 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (20.65%) Microsoft
1 83 (20.65%) Oracle
2 20 (4.98%) IBM
3 17 (4.23%) Cisco
3 17 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.23%) VMware
5 12 (2.99%) Symantec
6 11 (2.74%) SAP
7 9 (2.24%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.24%) CQG
7 9 (2.24%) Reuters
8 8 (1.99%) Citrix
8 8 (1.99%) F5
9 7 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (1.74%) HP
10 6 (1.49%) iManage
10 6 (1.49%) Juniper
10 6 (1.49%) McAfee
10 6 (1.49%) Sybase
11 5 (1.24%) ATG
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £67000.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Council
Salary: From £23,398 to £27,668 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Holiday & Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago