The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 828 870
Rank change year-on-year +65 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 109 96 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.099% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 101 85 88
Median salary £40,000 £37,634 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.28% -2.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £32,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.07% -14.47%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
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 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in the UK

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in the UK

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in the UK

Applications Support Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +67 108 £40,000 +6.66% 8
London +24 34 £51,250 -6.81% 3
East of England +28 26 £30,000 +5.26% 1
South East +36 23 £43,500 +33.84%
Crawley +18 15 £45,000 +5.88%
West Sussex +10 15 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +20 13 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Yorkshire +19 13 £27,500 -11.29% 3
Suffolk - 12 £30,000 -
Leeds +13 11 £27,500 -27.18% 1
City of London +25 10 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Ipswich - 10 £30,000 -
South West +8 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Hertfordshire - 6 £25,000 - 1
North West -33 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Dorset - 5 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire +19 4 £47,500 +66.66%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £25,000 -
Poole - 4 £45,000 -
Hampshire 0 3 £33,500 +9.83%
Knutsford - 3 £38,750 -
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,000 -
Wetherby +6 2 £31,500 -
Warrington - 2 £32,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £33,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £26,250 -
Dunstable - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire +20 1 £54,000 +44.00%

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 92 (48.42%) SQL
2 70 (36.84%) Windows
3 58 (30.53%) Finance
3 58 (30.53%) Microsoft
4 53 (27.89%) SQL Server
5 44 (23.16%) Windows Server
6 36 (18.95%) Linux
7 35 (18.42%) .NET
8 34 (17.89%) ITIL
9 32 (16.84%) Unix
10 30 (15.79%) CRM
10 30 (15.79%) Java
11 29 (15.26%) SharePoint
12 27 (14.21%) Dynamics CRM
13 26 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (12.11%) Oracle
15 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
16 20 (10.53%) ASP.NET
16 20 (10.53%) Incident Management
17 19 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (10.00%) C#
18 18 (9.47%) Degree
19 17 (8.95%) PHP
19 17 (8.95%) Middleware
20 16 (8.42%) HTML
20 16 (8.42%) T-SQL
20 16 (8.42%) IIS
20 16 (8.42%) CSS
20 16 (8.42%) Web Services
21 15 (7.89%) XML

Applications Support Specialist 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 29 (15.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.42%) IIS
3 8 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.58%) CMS
5 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) CICS
6 2 (1.05%) Documentum
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (14.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (6.84%) SAP CO
2 13 (6.84%) SAP FI
2 13 (6.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.11%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) SaaS
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) WebEx
2 6 (3.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.58%) HTTP
4 2 (1.05%) DNS
4 2 (1.05%) FTP
4 2 (1.05%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.74%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.05%) DB2
8 2 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.05%) IMS/DB
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) JIRA
1 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 58 (30.53%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Law
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.42%) .NET
2 20 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.95%) Middleware
4 16 (8.42%) CSS
4 16 (8.42%) HTML
4 16 (8.42%) Web Services
5 15 (7.89%) XML
6 14 (7.37%) JSON
7 9 (4.74%) jQuery
8 8 (4.21%) SOAP
9 7 (3.68%) REST
9 7 (3.68%) RESTful
10 5 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (2.63%) Java EE
11 4 (2.11%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.11%) J2EE
11 4 (2.11%) MSMQ
11 4 (2.11%) Spring
11 4 (2.11%) Struts
11 4 (2.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.68%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.16%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.58%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.58%) Fintech
5 3 (1.58%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.84%) Windows
2 44 (23.16%) Windows Server
3 36 (18.95%) Linux
4 32 (16.84%) Unix
5 7 (3.68%) Android
5 7 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.68%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.11%) Solaris
8 2 (1.05%) AIX
8 2 (1.05%) CentOS
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.89%) ITIL
2 30 (15.79%) CRM
3 20 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 15 (7.89%) Change Control
4 15 (7.89%) Document Management
4 15 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 13 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.84%) Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (5.79%) Workflow
7 10 (5.26%) Data Transformation
7 10 (5.26%) Web Development
8 8 (4.21%) Release Management
8 8 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (3.68%) Line Management
10 6 (3.16%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (48.42%) SQL
2 30 (15.79%) Java
3 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.00%) C#
5 17 (8.95%) PHP
6 16 (8.42%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.84%) Python
8 11 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.79%) Ruby
9 8 (4.21%) C
9 8 (4.21%) Perl
10 7 (3.68%) C++
11 5 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.63%) VBScript
12 4 (2.11%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.05%) COBOL
14 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.47%) Degree
2 14 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.05%) CEH
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) GCIA
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) HL7
1 12 (6.32%) QA
2 6 (3.16%) SLA
3 3 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) XenApp
3 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.53%) Samba
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Graphite
2 4 (2.11%) Opsview
2 4 (2.11%) SCOM
3 2 (1.05%) Grafana
3 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Netcool
4 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 58 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) Oracle
3 14 (7.37%) SAP
4 10 (5.26%) Google
5 6 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.11%) Northgate
6 4 (2.11%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.11%) Siebel
6 4 (2.11%) VMware
7 3 (1.58%) Citrix
8 2 (1.05%) BEA
8 2 (1.05%) CODA
8 2 (1.05%) Cognos
8 2 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) SunGard
9 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.53%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.53%) iManage
9 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.53%) Sybase
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
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Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,500 per annum + excellent overtime and on-call pay
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