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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 105 133 102
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 72 54 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.96% 1.41% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.47% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62 49 71
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £42,510 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.55%
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
3540 3663 2958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.14% 95.56% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2913 3018 2519
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
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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 -3 28 £26,250 -12.50% 2
Leicestershire +19 22 £35,000 -0.56% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 16 £33,045 +10.14% 4
Lincolnshire - 4 £20,125 -
Derbyshire +12 2 £36,500 +67.81% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 74 (52.86%) SQL
2 68 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 40 (28.57%) ITIL
3 40 (28.57%) Windows
4 37 (26.43%) .NET
5 35 (25.00%) Finance
6 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
7 29 (20.71%) Java
8 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
8 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (15.71%) HTML
10 21 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (14.29%) C#
12 18 (12.86%) Oracle
12 18 (12.86%) SLA
12 18 (12.86%) Retail
13 17 (12.14%) Service Management
13 17 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (10.71%) Windows 7
15 15 (10.71%) T-SQL
15 15 (10.71%) VB.NET
16 14 (10.00%) JavaScript
17 13 (9.29%) IIS
17 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
17 13 (9.29%) ERP
17 13 (9.29%) SharePoint
17 13 (9.29%) Software Testing
17 13 (9.29%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 13 (9.29%) IIS
1 13 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.57%) Retail-J
3 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) BPCS
4 1 (0.71%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) LAN
1 3 (2.14%) WAN
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.29%) MySQL
6 6 (4.29%) DB2
6 6 (4.29%) DataStage
7 5 (3.57%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.14%) Essbase
10 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.71%) DTS
11 1 (0.71%) CorVu
11 1 (0.71%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Retail
3 9 (6.43%) Marketing
3 9 (6.43%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.43%) .NET
2 22 (15.71%) HTML
3 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.43%) CSS
5 8 (5.71%) WinForms
6 7 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.29%) XML
7 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (3.57%) EDI
9 2 (1.43%) Web Services
9 2 (1.43%) WCF
9 2 (1.43%) WPF
9 2 (1.43%) LINQ
9 2 (1.43%) RESTful
9 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (1.43%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.43%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (1.43%) Ajax
10 1 (0.71%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.29%) VSAM
6 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.14%) EFT
9 2 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.71%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.71%) Open Source
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.57%) Windows
2 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 9 (6.43%) Linux
6 8 (5.71%) UNIX
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) ITIL
2 17 (12.14%) Service Management
2 17 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (9.29%) ERP
3 13 (9.29%) Software Testing
3 13 (9.29%) Incident Management
3 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (8.57%) Change Management
5 11 (7.86%) Problem Management
5 11 (7.86%) Capacity Management
6 10 (7.14%) Demand Management
7 7 (5.00%) ETL
7 7 (5.00%) Line Management
8 6 (4.29%) CRM
9 5 (3.57%) Scrum
9 5 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.14%) Time Management
10 3 (2.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.86%) SQL
2 29 (20.71%) Java
3 20 (14.29%) C#
4 15 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 14 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.29%) COBOL
6 6 (4.29%) JCL
7 5 (3.57%) VB
8 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.14%) VBScript
10 2 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.71%) VB6
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) HNC
4 2 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Puppet
1 10 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.86%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) hybris
4 6 (4.29%) Citrix
5 5 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.86%) Retek
6 4 (2.86%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.86%) Google
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.14%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.43%) SAP
8 2 (1.43%) Cognos
8 2 (1.43%) IBM
8 2 (1.43%) i2
9 1 (0.71%) Epicor
9 1 (0.71%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.71%) Sage
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy
9 1 (0.71%) VMware
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