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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 177 125 132
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 61 116 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.96% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 2.04% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 50 103 76
Median salary £30,000 £33,900 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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 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
5880 5673 5058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.88% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4638 4655 4224
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -22 20 £32,000 -16.88% 3
Coventry -8 12 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Shropshire -12 9 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Staffordshire -3 8 £20,000 -29.94% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £26,000 - 1
Solihull +8 1 £20,000 -38.46%
Warwickshire -18 1 £25,000 - 2
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 85 (53.46%) SQL
2 78 (49.06%) SQL Server
3 50 (31.45%) Microsoft
4 45 (28.30%) C#
5 43 (27.04%) ITIL
6 37 (23.27%) Windows
7 36 (22.64%) .NET
8 34 (21.38%) Java
8 34 (21.38%) Oracle
9 33 (20.75%) CRM
10 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
11 27 (16.98%) IIS
12 26 (16.35%) Finance
13 25 (15.72%) SharePoint
13 25 (15.72%) SLA
14 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
15 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (11.32%) HTML
15 18 (11.32%) Unix
16 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
17 15 (9.43%) CMS
18 14 (8.81%) VMware
18 14 (8.81%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (8.18%) Network Architecture
20 12 (7.55%) MS Office
20 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET
21 11 (6.92%) VB.NET
21 11 (6.92%) Information Security
21 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
21 11 (6.92%) Windows Server

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 27 (16.98%) IIS
2 25 (15.72%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.43%) CMS
4 14 (8.81%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.14%) WordPress
7 4 (2.52%) JBoss
8 3 (1.89%) Documentum
8 3 (1.89%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.63%) SAS
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Exstream
2 8 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.63%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.63%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) GitHub
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.89%) MySQL
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.26%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.26%) GIS
4 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Hudson
1 2 (1.26%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 26 (16.35%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Legal
3 4 (2.52%) Military
4 3 (1.89%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Automotive
4 3 (1.89%) Front Office
5 2 (1.26%) Back Office
5 2 (1.26%) Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.64%) .NET
2 18 (11.32%) HTML
3 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.03%) jQuery
5 7 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.77%) CSS
7 4 (2.52%) XML
8 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.26%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.63%) Ajax
9 1 (0.63%) EDI
9 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.63%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.63%) Web Services
9 1 (0.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.26%) Derivative
3 2 (1.26%) Equities
3 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.26%) Fintech
3 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.63%) EFTPOS
4 1 (0.63%) EPoS
4 1 (0.63%) SCADA
4 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.27%) Windows
2 18 (11.32%) Unix
3 11 (6.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.52%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) ITIL
2 33 (20.75%) CRM
3 13 (8.18%) Network Architecture
4 11 (6.92%) Information Security
5 10 (6.29%) Data Management
5 10 (6.29%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.66%) Release Management
7 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.40%) Application Packaging
7 7 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.40%) ERP
7 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.77%) Project Management
8 6 (3.77%) Service Management
8 6 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (3.77%) Test Scripting
8 6 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.14%) Analytics
9 5 (3.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.46%) SQL
2 45 (28.30%) C#
3 34 (21.38%) Java
4 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.92%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.40%) VB
7 5 (3.14%) PHP
7 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.52%) VBA
9 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.89%) VBScript
10 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.63%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 5 (3.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.89%) MCSA
3 3 (1.89%) MCSE
4 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (31.45%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.38%) Oracle
3 14 (8.81%) VMware
4 10 (6.29%) HP
5 9 (5.66%) SAP
6 6 (3.77%) Veeam
7 3 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.26%) Infor
8 2 (1.26%) Remedy
8 2 (1.26%) Sun
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Civica
9 1 (0.63%) Epicor
9 1 (0.63%) IFS
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 25 days ago
Shropshire
Simon James IT
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £49,511 to £55,700 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwickshire
Wawickshire College
Salary: From £25,008 to £27,463 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago