Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Technician was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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 Technician
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1233 1281
Rank change year-on-year +62 +48 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 35 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 18
UK median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,100 £19,625 £20,250
90th Percentile £43,300 £32,625 £33,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +9.89%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Technician in the UK

Applications Support Technician
Top 11 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 6 months to 21 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 +47 33 £27,500 +10.00%
UK excluding London +47 32 £27,500 +22.22%
Midlands +52 15 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 9 £27,500 -
South West - 9 £23,500 -
West Midlands +21 6 £38,250 +39.09%
South East +47 4 £25,000 +11.11%
North of England +13 3 £52,500 +107.92%
North West - 3 £52,500 -
London +25 2 £24,000 -23.81%
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (22.86%) IIS
7 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) JBoss
8 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (17.14%) SQLPlus
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Apache
9 6 (17.14%) VBScript
9 6 (17.14%) C
9 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
9 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Applications Support Technician 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 8 (22.86%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) JBoss
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.14%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 3 (8.57%) G Suite
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQLPlus
3 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (11.43%) German Language
1 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) AIX
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) SDLC
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) C
3 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.14%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) HNC
5 1 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.86%) Capita
5 1 (2.86%) Marketo
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com