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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 114 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 58 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.12% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.16% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 51 40 37
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
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
3459 3458 2916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.98% 96.89% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2947 2947 2580
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,188 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Leicestershire +43 26 £28,354 +26.01% 4
Northamptonshire -17 20 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £21,500 -32.28%
Lincolnshire - 1 £35,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (60.50%) SQL
2 48 (40.34%) SQL Server
3 47 (39.50%) .NET
4 34 (28.57%) Java
5 30 (25.21%) ITIL
6 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
7 24 (20.17%) Windows
7 24 (20.17%) Mentoring
8 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
8 22 (18.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (17.65%) Oracle
10 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (14.29%) Degree
12 16 (13.45%) C#
12 16 (13.45%) MySQL
12 16 (13.45%) SLA
13 15 (12.61%) Finance
14 12 (10.08%) VB
14 12 (10.08%) SAP
14 12 (10.08%) XML
15 11 (9.24%) IIS
15 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
15 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
15 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (8.40%) VBScript
16 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
16 10 (8.40%) UNIX
17 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
17 9 (7.56%) Supplier Management
18 8 (6.72%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (9.24%) IIS
2 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.84%) Drupal
5 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.52%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (40.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.45%) MySQL
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.20%) DB2
5 3 (2.52%) Essbase
5 3 (2.52%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.84%) DTS
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.84%) DataStage
6 1 (0.84%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.50%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) XML
3 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.88%) HTML
5 6 (5.04%) XSL
5 6 (5.04%) XSLT
6 3 (2.52%) EDI
6 3 (2.52%) Middleware
7 2 (1.68%) Web Services
8 1 (0.84%) CSS
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.52%) EFT
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Xbox
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) Open Source
7 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.84%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.40%) UNIX
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.36%) AIX
5 4 (3.36%) Linux
5 4 (3.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) ITIL
2 24 (20.17%) Mentoring
3 22 (18.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.56%) Supplier Management
5 6 (5.04%) CRM
6 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.36%) Service Management
7 4 (3.36%) Quality Management
7 4 (3.36%) Line Management
7 4 (3.36%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.52%) Project Management
8 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.52%) ERP
9 2 (1.68%) DNA
9 2 (1.68%) ETL
9 2 (1.68%) OO
9 2 (1.68%) Change Management
9 2 (1.68%) ITSM
9 2 (1.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 72 (60.50%) SQL
2 34 (28.57%) Java
3 16 (13.45%) C#
4 12 (10.08%) VB
5 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.40%) VBScript
6 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.20%) VB6
8 4 (3.36%) Korn
8 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.68%) VBA
9 2 (1.68%) Python
9 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) C++
10 1 (0.84%) COBOL
10 1 (0.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.84%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) Oracle
3 12 (10.08%) SAP
4 5 (4.20%) Hyperion
4 5 (4.20%) IBM
5 4 (3.36%) Sage
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.52%) Retek
6 3 (2.52%) Citrix
6 3 (2.52%) Google
6 3 (2.52%) hybris
7 2 (1.68%) LexisNexis
7 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.68%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.68%) Civica
8 1 (0.84%) Remedy
8 1 (0.84%) Northgate
8 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.84%) Cognos
8 1 (0.84%) BMC
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