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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 48 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.67% 1.19% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.26% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
279 239 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.62% 94.47% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 227 145 147
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 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Java

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Nimsoft