The median annual salary for a Applications Support Technician was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Technician
UK
Rank 853 953 957
Rank change year-on-year +100 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.003% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.63% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,500 £33,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +63.63% -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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Technician in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Technician in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Technician over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Technician in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +112 7 £45,000 +63.63% 2
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
London +80 2 £32,250 -41.36%
South East +60 1 £25,000 -9.09% 1
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 - 1
Croydon - 1 £37,500 -
Lewes - 1 £25,000 - 1

Applications Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Applications Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Foglight
5 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Compaq
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) FTP

Applications Support Technician 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Email Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Foglight
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Compaq
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Kaseya
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Vignette
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