The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 49 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.59% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
Applications Support
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 261 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 94.72% 96.31% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 265 191 168
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Solihull

Applications Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft