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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 128 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 49 71 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 1.87% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.94% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 63
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £42,535 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,349 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.48%
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
3556 3659 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.13% 96.59% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 3063 2592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -10 23 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 18 £34,000 +6.25% 2
Leicestershire +5 8 £35,000 +25.90%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 62 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (49.19%) SQL
3 43 (34.68%) Windows
4 42 (33.87%) ITIL
5 39 (31.45%) Microsoft
6 37 (29.84%) .NET
7 29 (23.39%) Finance
8 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
9 24 (19.35%) HTML
10 23 (18.55%) C#
11 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
11 21 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (16.13%) Service Management
13 19 (15.32%) Retail
13 19 (15.32%) SLA
13 19 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (14.52%) Windows 7
15 17 (13.71%) Java
15 17 (13.71%) VB.NET
16 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
16 16 (12.90%) SharePoint
16 16 (12.90%) Incident Management
16 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (12.10%) Windows 8
17 15 (12.10%) Software Testing
17 15 (12.10%) Change Management
18 14 (11.29%) IIS
18 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.29%) IIS
3 5 (4.03%) Apache
4 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.61%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.81%) BPCS
5 1 (0.81%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) LAN
1 2 (1.61%) WAN
1 2 (1.61%) HTTP
1 2 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.26%) DB2
4 9 (7.26%) DataStage
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.23%) MySQL
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.81%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (23.39%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Retail
3 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 9 (7.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.84%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) HTML
3 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.68%) CSS
5 10 (8.06%) WinForms
6 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (5.65%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.23%) XML
9 2 (1.61%) EDI
9 2 (1.61%) Ajax
9 2 (1.61%) Web Services
9 2 (1.61%) WCF
9 2 (1.61%) WPF
9 2 (1.61%) LINQ
9 2 (1.61%) RESTful
9 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (1.61%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.61%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (0.81%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) Mainframe
3 11 (8.87%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.26%) VSAM
5 7 (5.65%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.42%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.68%) Windows
2 21 (16.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.52%) Windows 7
4 15 (12.10%) Windows 8
5 11 (8.87%) Linux
6 5 (4.03%) UNIX
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.87%) ITIL
2 20 (16.13%) Service Management
3 16 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 15 (12.10%) Software Testing
4 15 (12.10%) Change Management
4 15 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (10.48%) ERP
5 13 (10.48%) SDLC
6 12 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 12 (9.68%) Capacity Management
7 11 (8.87%) Demand Management
8 10 (8.06%) Line Management
9 9 (7.26%) ETL
10 6 (4.84%) CRM
11 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.03%) Scrum
11 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.42%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.19%) SQL
2 23 (18.55%) C#
3 17 (13.71%) Java
3 17 (13.71%) VB.NET
4 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.26%) COBOL
6 9 (7.26%) JCL
7 4 (3.23%) VB
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.23%) HNC
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Puppet
1 9 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (31.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (3.23%) RedPrairie
4 3 (2.42%) IBM
4 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.61%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.61%) SAP
5 2 (1.61%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.61%) Citrix
5 2 (1.61%) i2
6 1 (0.81%) Epicor
6 1 (0.81%) Retek
6 1 (0.81%) BMC
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy
6 1 (0.81%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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