Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 191 167
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 275 286 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.77% 1.59% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.64% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 241 254 292
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,800 £21,300
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%

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 14993 17426 17901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.74% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12371 13786 14728
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
East Midlands +41 145 £32,500 -15.58% 6
West Midlands +1 130 £37,500 +27.12% 13
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 164 (59.64%) SQL
2 111 (40.36%) SQL Server
3 103 (37.45%) Microsoft
4 77 (28.00%) Windows
5 73 (26.55%) ITIL
6 65 (23.64%) Oracle
7 54 (19.64%) C#
7 54 (19.64%) JavaScript
8 49 (17.82%) Finance
9 46 (16.73%) Java
9 46 (16.73%) IIS
9 46 (16.73%) SLA
10 38 (13.82%) .NET
11 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
12 36 (13.09%) HTML
13 35 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
14 33 (12.00%) Windows Server
15 31 (11.27%) Unix
16 30 (10.91%) Problem Management
17 28 (10.18%) SC Cleared
17 28 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (10.18%) Linux
17 28 (10.18%) CSS
18 27 (9.82%) jQuery
19 25 (9.09%) Retail
19 25 (9.09%) SAP
20 24 (8.73%) ERP
21 23 (8.36%) PL/SQL
21 23 (8.36%) BizTalk Server
21 23 (8.36%) MVC

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 46 (16.73%) IIS
2 23 (8.36%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.64%) Apache
4 10 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.91%) JBoss
6 7 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.82%) Gentran
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
8 2 (0.73%) Confluence
8 2 (0.73%) Moodle
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (7.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.18%) BPCS
4 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.45%) Bond Adapt
5 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.36%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.36%) Office 365
2 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.91%) LAN
2 7 (2.55%) DNS
2 7 (2.55%) MPLS
2 7 (2.55%) NetScaler
3 6 (2.18%) WAN
4 5 (1.82%) DHCP
4 5 (1.82%) Internet
4 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.82%) VPN
4 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.73%) Firewall
5 2 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (40.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (5.09%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.73%) MySQL
5 11 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.18%) Big Data
8 6 (2.18%) SQLPlus
9 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.09%) KDB
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.73%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.73%) JIRA
3 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 49 (17.82%) Finance
2 25 (9.09%) Retail
3 19 (6.91%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.36%) Automotive
5 9 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.91%) Banking
6 8 (2.91%) Publishing
7 6 (2.18%) Front Office
8 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Back Office
9 3 (1.09%) Marketing
10 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.82%) .NET
2 36 (13.09%) HTML
3 28 (10.18%) CSS
4 27 (9.82%) jQuery
5 21 (7.64%) Ajax
6 20 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (7.27%) Entity Framework
6 20 (7.27%) WCF
6 20 (7.27%) Web Services
7 10 (3.64%) EDI
8 8 (2.91%) XML
9 5 (1.82%) SAP XI
10 4 (1.45%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.09%) Angular 2
11 3 (1.09%) JMS
12 2 (0.73%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.73%) Java EE
12 2 (0.73%) REST
12 2 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.27%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.91%) Clustering
5 7 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.82%) EPoS
7 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) iPad
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.73%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Derivative
10 1 (0.36%) Equities
10 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.00%) Windows
2 33 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 31 (11.27%) Unix
4 28 (10.18%) Linux
5 23 (8.36%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.18%) AIX
9 6 (2.18%) Solaris
10 5 (1.82%) Android
10 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.55%) ITIL
2 30 (10.91%) Problem Management
3 28 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.73%) ERP
5 23 (8.36%) MVC
6 20 (7.27%) ITIL V3
6 20 (7.27%) ITSM
6 20 (7.27%) SOA
7 19 (6.91%) Incident Management
8 17 (6.18%) Data Analysis
9 16 (5.82%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (5.09%) Document Management
11 13 (4.73%) Change Management
11 13 (4.73%) CRM
11 13 (4.73%) OO
11 13 (4.73%) Project Management
11 13 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.36%) Service Design
12 12 (4.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (59.64%) SQL
2 54 (19.64%) C#
2 54 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 46 (16.73%) Java
4 23 (8.36%) PL/SQL
5 16 (5.82%) VBScript
6 11 (4.00%) VB
7 10 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.91%) C
9 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.18%) Python
10 5 (1.82%) ABAP
11 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.09%) PHP
11 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.73%) C++
12 2 (0.73%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) RPG
Qualifications
1 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.18%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.00%) Degree
4 11 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.64%) CCNA
5 10 (3.64%) MCP
6 9 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.18%) HND
8 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.55%) vCloud
3 7 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.55%) Xen
3 7 (2.55%) XenApp
3 7 (2.55%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.09%) Docker
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (2.55%) ThinApp
3 3 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.09%) Nagios
3 3 (1.09%) Netcool
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 103 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.64%) Oracle
3 25 (9.09%) SAP
4 20 (7.27%) Remedy
4 20 (7.27%) Sitecore
5 14 (5.09%) VMware
6 12 (4.36%) Capita
7 10 (3.64%) BMC
7 10 (3.64%) Nimsoft
8 9 (3.27%) Citrix
8 9 (3.27%) Workday
9 8 (2.91%) Cisco
9 8 (2.91%) HP
9 8 (2.91%) IBM
9 8 (2.91%) Progress
10 7 (2.55%) EMC
10 7 (2.55%) Juniper
10 7 (2.55%) McAfee
10 7 (2.55%) NetApp
10 7 (2.55%) Nokia