The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 116 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 17 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.91% 1.17% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.23% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 25
Median salary £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.08% +7.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £35,800 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1812 2277 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.95% 95.31% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1754 1425
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) CRM
6 7 (18.42%) ERP
6 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) SLA
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.53%) Document Management
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.53%) Veeam
9 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) VMware
10 3 (7.89%) Information Management
10 3 (7.89%) Aerospace

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 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.63%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Reinsurance
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) CRM
2 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) ERP
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Document Management
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) Information Management
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) WFM
6 2 (5.26%) Content Management
6 2 (5.26%) Presales
6 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (2.63%) Line Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) R
4 1 (2.63%) RPG
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Veeam
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) hybris
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Epicor
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (2.63%) SAP