Senior Applications Support Jobs

Senior Application Support
UK

The median Senior Application Support salary in the UK is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 768 891 1045
Rank change year-on-year +123 +154 -272
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Applications Support 77 137 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.13% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 24 95 76
10th Percentile £37,120 £37,650 £33,614
25th Percentile £52,438 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.33% +7.50%
75th Percentile £69,063 £90,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £107,500 £79,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% - +8.43%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,164 104,802 135,666
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,734 65,779 84,694
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +5.26%

Senior Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Support in the UK

Senior Applications Support
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Applications Support.

Salary trend for Senior Applications Support in the UK

Senior Applications Support
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Applications Support over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Applications Support in the UK

Senior Applications Support
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Support within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +76 59 £62,500 +38.89% 4
England +138 49 £55,000 -8.33% 9
South East +92 31 £37,500 -42.31% 1
Work from Home +122 18 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Wales +5 18 - -
London +158 16 £72,500 -19.44% 7
Scotland - 8 £62,500 - 1
North of England +88 1 £56,500 +43.04% 1
North West +52 1 £56,500 +64.19% 1
East of England +45 1 £40,300 -23.24%

Senior Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Senior Applications Support job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Applications Support in the job title.

1 61 (79.22%) Social Skills
2 57 (74.03%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (70.13%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (62.34%) Service Management
4 48 (62.34%) ITIL
5 47 (61.04%) Java
6 46 (59.74%) Oracle
6 46 (59.74%) Spring
7 45 (58.44%) Information Management
7 45 (58.44%) J2EE
7 45 (58.44%) WebLogic
7 45 (58.44%) Unix
7 45 (58.44%) SLA
7 45 (58.44%) Shell Script
7 45 (58.44%) Remedy
7 45 (58.44%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (58.44%) Actionable Insight
7 45 (58.44%) Enterprise Search
7 45 (58.44%) Incident Management
7 45 (58.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 45 (58.44%) Java EE
7 45 (58.44%) SC Cleared
7 45 (58.44%) Security Cleared
7 45 (58.44%) OpenSSO
7 45 (58.44%) Single Sign-On
7 45 (58.44%) Impact Assessments
7 45 (58.44%) Containerisation
8 25 (32.47%) SQL
9 17 (22.08%) Police
10 15 (19.48%) Windows

Senior Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (58.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.30%) Endur
1 1 (1.30%) iTrent
1 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Azure
2 3 (3.90%) AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.60%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Entra ID
4 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (58.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Power BI
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Git
3 1 (1.30%) Gradle
3 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 61 (79.22%) Social Skills
2 54 (70.13%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (22.08%) Police
4 8 (10.39%) Finance
5 7 (9.09%) Front Office
5 7 (9.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (2.60%) Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) Spring
2 45 (58.44%) J2EE
2 45 (58.44%) Java EE
3 2 (2.60%) Kafka
3 2 (2.60%) REST
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.60%) Derivative
3 2 (2.60%) iSeries
4 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.30%) Onboarding
4 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Unix
2 15 (19.48%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (74.03%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (62.34%) ITIL
2 48 (62.34%) Service Management
3 45 (58.44%) Actionable Insight
3 45 (58.44%) Containerisation
3 45 (58.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 45 (58.44%) Enterprise Search
3 45 (58.44%) Impact Assessments
3 45 (58.44%) Incident Management
3 45 (58.44%) Information Management
4 11 (14.29%) Customer Service
5 10 (12.99%) Change Management
6 8 (10.39%) CRM
6 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.39%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (9.09%) API Integration
7 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.09%) Runbook
8 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.90%) Collaborative Culture
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) Java
2 45 (58.44%) Shell Script
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.19%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) C
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (58.44%) SC Cleared
1 45 (58.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (58.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 45 (58.44%) OpenSSO
1 45 (58.44%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.30%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Oracle
2 45 (58.44%) Remedy
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.30%) VMware