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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 116 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 16 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.093% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.099% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
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
2143 2018 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.16% 93.60% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1823 1350
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) UNIX
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) Northgate
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Anite
6 2 (11.11%) Civica
6 2 (11.11%) Comino
6 2 (11.11%) Capita
6 2 (11.11%) Academy Housing
6 2 (11.11%) Orchard
6 2 (11.11%) arcHouse
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) MySQL
7 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Academy Housing
1 2 (11.11%) arcHouse
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Northgate
2 2 (11.11%) Civica
2 2 (11.11%) Comino
2 2 (11.11%) Capita
2 2 (11.11%) Orchard
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Anite
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP