The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / West Midlands
Rank 142 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 72 83 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.59% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.65% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 84
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £48,100 £41,541
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4741 5027 4934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.39% 96.56% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3764 4193 4326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,113 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +5 20 £24,500 -7.54% 1
Solihull 0 13 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Birmingham -17 11 £29,000 -4.91% 3
Coventry +5 10 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Warwickshire +21 8 £31,000 -22.50%
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £28,500 -
West Bromwich - 3 £54,000 -
Shropshire -11 2 - -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 82 (55.41%) SQL
2 51 (34.46%) SQL Server
3 40 (27.03%) .NET
3 40 (27.03%) Windows
4 38 (25.68%) ITIL
5 35 (23.65%) C#
6 34 (22.97%) MS Excel
7 30 (20.27%) Microsoft
8 23 (15.54%) Java
8 23 (15.54%) Finance
9 22 (14.86%) IIS
9 22 (14.86%) ERP
10 21 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.16%) SharePoint
11 18 (12.16%) Oracle
12 17 (11.49%) SLA
13 16 (10.81%) CRM
14 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (9.46%) Unix
16 13 (8.78%) MS Office
17 12 (8.11%) Linux
17 12 (8.11%) VB.NET
17 12 (8.11%) Migration
17 12 (8.11%) Project Management
17 12 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 11 (7.43%) Problem Management
18 11 (7.43%) Release Management
18 11 (7.43%) VMware
18 11 (7.43%) Retail

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (14.86%) IIS
2 18 (12.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.41%) Apache
3 8 (5.41%) JBoss
3 8 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) CMS
4 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.03%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) Infor LN
2 3 (2.03%) MFGPRO
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) GitHub
2 2 (1.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) LAN
2 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.70%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.03%) DB2
5 3 (2.03%) MySQL
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) JIRA
1 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (15.54%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Retail
3 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Military
5 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.38%) Java EE
3 5 (3.38%) WinForms
3 5 (3.38%) XML
4 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.70%) CSS
4 4 (2.70%) HTML
4 4 (2.70%) WCF
5 3 (2.03%) HornetQ
6 2 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) AS400
3 4 (2.70%) Statistics
4 3 (2.03%) iPad
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.35%) Life Science
5 2 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.03%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Unix
3 12 (8.11%) Linux
4 8 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.35%) Android
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) ITIL
2 22 (14.86%) ERP
3 16 (10.81%) CRM
4 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (8.11%) Migration
5 12 (8.11%) Project Management
6 11 (7.43%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.43%) Release Management
7 10 (6.76%) Change Management
7 10 (6.76%) Service Management
8 9 (6.08%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.73%) ITSM
9 7 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.05%) MVC
10 6 (4.05%) Workflow
11 5 (3.38%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.38%) High Availability
11 5 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.41%) SQL
2 35 (23.65%) C#
3 23 (15.54%) Java
4 12 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.05%) Perl
7 6 (4.05%) PHP
7 6 (4.05%) VB
8 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.03%) Python
10 2 (1.35%) R
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) RPG
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.49%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Puppet
2 2 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.16%) Oracle
3 11 (7.43%) VMware
4 8 (5.41%) Citrix
5 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.05%) JD Edwards
6 6 (4.05%) Sybase
7 5 (3.38%) Dynatrace
7 5 (3.38%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.70%) Cisco
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.70%) Veeam
9 3 (2.03%) Infor
9 3 (2.03%) QAD
9 3 (2.03%) SAP
9 3 (2.03%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.35%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.35%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.35%) Sage
11 1 (0.68%) CODA
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago