The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support 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
Rank 116 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 61 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.70% 1.36% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.42% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 42
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3464 3089 3219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.41% 95.34% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2910 2619 2785
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -16 24 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Leicestershire +22 21 £27,500 +1.85% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 9 £20,500 -41.42% 1
Lincolnshire +13 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Derbyshire -13 2 £22,500 -23.72%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title.

1 72 (56.69%) SQL
2 56 (44.09%) .NET
3 44 (34.65%) SQL Server
4 43 (33.86%) Java
5 32 (25.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (24.41%) MySQL
7 30 (23.62%) Mentoring
8 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
9 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
10 26 (20.47%) Windows
11 19 (14.96%) C#
12 18 (14.17%) Oracle
13 17 (13.39%) ITIL
14 15 (11.81%) Finance
15 13 (10.24%) Degree
16 12 (9.45%) XML
17 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
17 11 (8.66%) VBScript
17 11 (8.66%) VB
17 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
18 10 (7.87%) IIS
18 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
18 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (7.09%) UNIX
19 9 (7.09%) CRM
19 9 (7.09%) hybris
20 8 (6.30%) SAP
20 8 (6.30%) SLA
20 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
20 8 (6.30%) Supplier Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.87%) IIS
3 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.41%) MySQL
3 8 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.15%) DB2
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (11.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (44.09%) .NET
2 12 (9.45%) XML
3 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.72%) XSL
4 6 (4.72%) XSLT
4 6 (4.72%) HTML
5 5 (3.94%) Middleware
6 3 (2.36%) J2EE
7 2 (1.57%) Web Services
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.57%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows
2 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.09%) UNIX
4 6 (4.72%) Linux
5 4 (3.15%) AIX
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (23.62%) Mentoring
3 17 (13.39%) ITIL
4 9 (7.09%) CRM
5 8 (6.30%) Supplier Management
6 5 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.94%) Coaching
6 5 (3.94%) EAM
6 5 (3.94%) Service Management
6 5 (3.94%) ITSM
7 4 (3.15%) Quality Management
7 4 (3.15%) Release Management
8 3 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.57%) Workflow
9 2 (1.57%) Time Management
9 2 (1.57%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.57%) Line Management
10 1 (0.79%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (56.69%) SQL
2 43 (33.86%) Java
3 19 (14.96%) C#
4 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.66%) VBScript
4 11 (8.66%) VB
5 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.94%) VB6
7 4 (3.15%) Korn
7 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.57%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) VBA
9 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) MCSE
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.17%) Oracle
3 9 (7.09%) hybris
4 8 (6.30%) SAP
5 6 (4.72%) IBM
6 4 (3.15%) Google
7 3 (2.36%) Sage
8 2 (1.57%) Remedy
8 2 (1.57%) BMC
8 2 (1.57%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.79%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
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