The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank - 99 114
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.34% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £50,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Applications Support Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1717 1414 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.23% 95.03% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1222 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Applications Support Specialist
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (15.38%) Statistics
8 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 2 (15.38%) Nimsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) DB2
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Netcool
8 2 (15.38%) Nagios

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Netcool
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Nimsoft