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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / West Midlands
Rank 147 154 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 55 82 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.38% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.43% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 79
Median salary £30,500 £30,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,250 £47,165
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%

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
4506 5729 4913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.58% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4736 4215
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Coventry +4 14 £32,250 +17.27%
Solihull +6 13 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Birmingham +6 11 £27,500 -9.83% 3
Staffordshire +5 8 £24,500 -7.54%
Warwickshire +27 4 £31,000 -18.42%
Shropshire -1 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £54,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (58.16%) SQL
2 49 (34.75%) SQL Server
3 39 (27.66%) Windows
4 32 (22.70%) ITIL
4 32 (22.70%) .NET
5 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
6 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
7 25 (17.73%) C#
7 25 (17.73%) Finance
8 22 (15.60%) Oracle
9 20 (14.18%) Java
10 19 (13.48%) Unix
11 18 (12.77%) ERP
12 17 (12.06%) SLA
12 17 (12.06%) IIS
13 15 (10.64%) Linux
13 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
13 15 (10.64%) Migration
14 14 (9.93%) MS Office
14 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (9.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (8.51%) CRM
17 10 (7.09%) Retail
17 10 (7.09%) VMware
18 9 (6.38%) Project Management
18 9 (6.38%) VB.NET
18 9 (6.38%) Release Management
19 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 17 (12.06%) IIS
2 15 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.26%) Apache
3 6 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.26%) JBoss
3 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.42%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.42%) MFGPRO
2 2 (1.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) LAN
2 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.13%) DB2
6 3 (2.13%) MySQL
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.71%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) JIRA
1 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (17.73%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Retail
3 8 (5.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.70%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) XML
3 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.13%) HornetQ
4 3 (2.13%) Java EE
4 3 (2.13%) WinForms
5 2 (1.42%) WCF
6 1 (0.71%) CSS
6 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) AS400
3 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.84%) iPad
5 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Unix
3 15 (10.64%) Linux
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.55%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.70%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) ERP
3 15 (10.64%) Migration
4 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.51%) CRM
6 9 (6.38%) Project Management
6 9 (6.38%) Release Management
7 7 (4.96%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.96%) Service Management
8 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.26%) ITSM
9 5 (3.55%) Change Management
9 5 (3.55%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.55%) Document Management
9 5 (3.55%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.55%) High Availability
9 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.16%) SQL
2 25 (17.73%) C#
3 20 (14.18%) Java
4 9 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.26%) VB
7 5 (3.55%) PHP
7 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.84%) Perl
9 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.13%) Python
10 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.42%) R
11 1 (0.71%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.06%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) XenApp
3 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (1.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.60%) Oracle
3 10 (7.09%) VMware
4 7 (4.96%) Citrix
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
5 6 (4.26%) Cisco
6 5 (3.55%) Dynatrace
6 5 (3.55%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.55%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.84%) Apple
7 4 (2.84%) Sybase
7 4 (2.84%) Veeam
8 3 (2.13%) Sage
9 2 (1.42%) Infor
9 2 (1.42%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.42%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.42%) QAD
9 2 (1.42%) SAP
10 1 (0.71%) CommVault
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Hereford, Herefordshire
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
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