Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 160 131
Rank change year-on-year +13 -29 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 45 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.17% 1.10% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.14% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 53
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -15.66% +18.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £46,500 £54,153 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £29,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +26.05% -8.46% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Birmingham

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Birmingham

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Birmingham

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) Unix
4 13 (28.89%) SLA
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) Logistics
7 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) Java
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 8 (17.78%) Publishing
9 8 (17.78%) Banking
9 8 (17.78%) Retail
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) SAP
9 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) Front Office
10 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (13.33%) AIX
10 6 (13.33%) Solaris
11 5 (11.11%) IIS
11 5 (11.11%) ITIL

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DHCP
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.11%) VPN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
1 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) KDB
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Publishing
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
4 6 (13.33%) Front Office
5 5 (11.11%) Automotive
6 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) SAP XI
2 4 (8.89%) jQuery
3 3 (6.67%) JMS
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Equities
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Unix
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.33%) AIX
4 6 (13.33%) Solaris
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Logistics
2 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Presales
4 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 3 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) ABAP
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
1 3 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) SAP
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.89%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.22%) Sun