Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 17 February 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 > Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 175 188
Rank change year-on-year +39 +13 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 331 270 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.18% 1.64% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.69% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 293 248 245
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.87% +7.38% +1.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,600 £45,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.24% +12.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14,715 15,952 17,574
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.07% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11,894 12,752 14,401
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
West Midlands +55 210 £37,500 +25.00% 22
East Midlands +11 121 £30,500 -8.61% 14
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 188 (56.80%) SQL
2 122 (36.86%) SQL Server
3 121 (36.56%) Microsoft
4 99 (29.91%) ITIL
5 70 (21.15%) C#
6 62 (18.73%) Oracle
7 59 (17.82%) Windows
8 54 (16.31%) JavaScript
9 52 (15.71%) .NET
10 50 (15.11%) Java
11 47 (14.20%) Finance
12 44 (13.29%) SLA
13 38 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (9.67%) Data Analysis
15 31 (9.37%) BizTalk Server
15 31 (9.37%) Unix
16 30 (9.06%) IIS
17 29 (8.76%) HTML
17 29 (8.76%) XML
17 29 (8.76%) Security Cleared
18 28 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
19 26 (7.85%) Degree
20 25 (7.55%) Retail
20 25 (7.55%) PL/SQL
20 25 (7.55%) Problem Management
21 24 (7.25%) T-SQL
21 24 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (7.25%) Manufacturing
22 23 (6.95%) Incident Management
22 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Office

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 31 (9.37%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (9.06%) IIS
3 16 (4.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.11%) Apache
4 7 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.51%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) Moodle
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.30%) Gentran
7 1 (0.30%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.30%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.21%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) BPCS
7 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.30%) Movex
7 1 (0.30%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.30%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.51%) SaaS
3 4 (1.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) LAN
1 2 (0.60%) SAN
1 2 (0.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.30%) FTP
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.74%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.32%) MySQL
7 10 (3.02%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.81%) Big Data
9 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.21%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.30%) KDB
14 1 (0.30%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.60%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (14.20%) Finance
2 25 (7.55%) Retail
3 24 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.02%) Marketing
4 10 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.42%) Automotive
6 7 (2.11%) Front Office
6 7 (2.11%) Publishing
7 6 (1.81%) Banking
7 6 (1.81%) Games
8 3 (0.91%) Back Office
8 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.71%) .NET
2 29 (8.76%) HTML
2 29 (8.76%) XML
3 23 (6.95%) CSS
4 22 (6.65%) SOAP
5 21 (6.34%) jQuery
6 18 (5.44%) XSLT
7 16 (4.83%) Web Services
8 13 (3.93%) Ajax
8 13 (3.93%) Entity Framework
8 13 (3.93%) WCF
9 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.32%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.72%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.11%) Backbone.js
12 7 (2.11%) CSS3
12 7 (2.11%) HTML5
12 7 (2.11%) Node.js
12 7 (2.11%) RequireJS
12 7 (2.11%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.32%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.81%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.51%) EPoS
8 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.60%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.30%) Derivative
11 1 (0.30%) Equities
11 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) LLPG
11 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.82%) Windows
2 31 (9.37%) Unix
3 23 (6.95%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.74%) Windows 7
5 17 (5.14%) Linux
6 15 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.42%) Solaris
9 6 (1.81%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.51%) AIX
10 5 (1.51%) Android
10 5 (1.51%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.91%) ITIL
2 32 (9.67%) Data Analysis
3 25 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 24 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (6.95%) Incident Management
6 20 (6.04%) ERP
7 17 (5.14%) Service Management
8 16 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (4.83%) MVC
9 15 (4.53%) CRM
9 15 (4.53%) ITIL V3
9 15 (4.53%) ITSM
9 15 (4.53%) Software Engineering
10 14 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (4.23%) OO
10 14 (4.23%) Supplier Management
11 13 (3.93%) Logistics
12 12 (3.63%) SOA
13 11 (3.32%) Document Management
13 11 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 188 (56.80%) SQL
2 70 (21.15%) C#
3 54 (16.31%) JavaScript
4 50 (15.11%) Java
5 25 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 24 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.44%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.23%) VBScript
9 9 (2.72%) VB
10 8 (2.42%) PHP
10 8 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.11%) Python
12 6 (1.81%) C
13 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.60%) ABAP
14 2 (0.60%) C++
14 2 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) SAPscript
15 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 29 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.85%) Degree
3 22 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.11%) HND
6 7 (2.11%) MCP
7 6 (1.81%) CCNA
8 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) AAT
10 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) HNC
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.29%) SLA
2 6 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.91%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) BS7666
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.72%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) Netcool
3 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 121 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 62 (18.73%) Oracle
3 21 (6.34%) SAP
4 20 (6.04%) Capita
5 15 (4.53%) Remedy
6 12 (3.63%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.72%) BMC
7 9 (2.72%) Nimsoft
7 9 (2.72%) Workday
8 8 (2.42%) Progress
8 8 (2.42%) VMware
9 6 (1.81%) Citrix
9 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.91%) HP
11 3 (0.91%) Sybase
11 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.60%) Blackboard
12 2 (0.60%) Northgate
12 2 (0.60%) Twitter