Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Application Support
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 99 143
Rank change year-on-year -39 +44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 80 147 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.66% 2.87% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.95% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 129 115
East Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,800 £21,200 £20,850
90th Percentile £44,625 £44,229 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,680 4,976 6,244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.19% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,813 4,148 4,992
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -8 34 £34,000 -2.86% 1
Northamptonshire -20 16 £43,750 +82.29% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 13 £34,750 +13.93% 2
Leicestershire -19 12 £31,000 +12.73% 1
Lincolnshire +2 2 - - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 36 (45.00%) SQL
2 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.50%) ITIL
4 22 (27.50%) ITSM
5 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.50%) SLA
7 16 (20.00%) Windows
7 16 (20.00%) Service Management
8 15 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 14 (17.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 14 (17.50%) BMC
9 14 (17.50%) Remedy
10 11 (13.75%) Unix
10 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
10 11 (13.75%) DevOps
11 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (11.25%) Linux
12 9 (11.25%) Java
12 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (10.00%) Nimsoft
13 8 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (10.00%) .NET
13 8 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (10.00%) ERP
13 8 (10.00%) Supplier Management
13 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (8.75%) Retail

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (7.50%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (5.00%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) LAN
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) WAN
1 3 (3.75%) Wireless
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) PSTN
3 1 (1.25%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.50%) DB2
6 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) MySQL
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Games
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) EDI
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.50%) EPoS
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) CMDB
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Unix
3 9 (11.25%) Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
6 1 (1.25%) Debian
6 1 (1.25%) Fedora
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) ITSM
3 16 (20.00%) Service Management
4 15 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 11 (13.75%) DevOps
6 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (10.00%) ERP
7 8 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.00%) CRM
10 3 (3.75%) Information Security
10 3 (3.75%) Logistics
10 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) Java
3 6 (7.50%) VB
4 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.25%) VBScript
5 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.00%) Perl
5 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) CCNA
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.75%) MCITP
2 3 (3.75%) MCP
2 3 (3.75%) MCSE
2 3 (3.75%) MCTS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) BMC
2 14 (17.50%) Remedy
3 8 (10.00%) Nimsoft
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 7 (8.75%) Sage
5 6 (7.50%) Pegasus
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) Dell
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau