Period
to 19 September 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 197 166
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 275 271 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.81% 1.46% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.51% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 244 234 293
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £33,438 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.80% +2.88% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,075 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.67%

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 14731 17890 18153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.61% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12284 14200 15026
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +36 148 £32,500 -13.33% 10
West Midlands +2 127 £35,000 +16.67% 8
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 169 (61.45%) SQL
2 104 (37.82%) Microsoft
3 98 (35.64%) SQL Server
4 79 (28.73%) Windows
5 73 (26.55%) ITIL
6 60 (21.82%) C#
7 46 (16.73%) Finance
8 44 (16.00%) IIS
9 43 (15.64%) HTML
9 43 (15.64%) JavaScript
9 43 (15.64%) Oracle
10 42 (15.27%) .NET
11 41 (14.91%) Java
12 40 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
13 38 (13.82%) SLA
14 30 (10.91%) ERP
15 29 (10.55%) Problem Management
16 28 (10.18%) Linux
16 28 (10.18%) Security Cleared
16 28 (10.18%) Windows Server
17 27 (9.82%) CSS
17 27 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (9.09%) jQuery
18 25 (9.09%) MVC
18 25 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (8.00%) SC Cleared
20 21 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (7.27%) Unix
21 20 (7.27%) EDI
22 19 (6.91%) Retail

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 44 (16.00%) IIS
2 27 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.91%) Apache
4 8 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.18%) JBoss
7 5 (1.82%) Gentran
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
8 2 (0.73%) Moodle
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (4.73%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (2.18%) BPCS
5 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.82%) Infor M3
6 3 (1.09%) Bond Adapt
6 3 (1.09%) Movex
7 2 (0.73%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.73%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.73%) Office 365
2 4 (1.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) LAN
2 7 (2.55%) DHCP
2 7 (2.55%) DNS
2 7 (2.55%) Internet
2 7 (2.55%) MPLS
2 7 (2.55%) NetScaler
2 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.55%) VPN
2 7 (2.55%) WAN
2 7 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (0.73%) Firewall
4 2 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.73%) SAN
4 2 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.55%) MySQL
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.45%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.73%) KDB
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 46 (16.73%) Finance
2 19 (6.91%) Retail
3 12 (4.36%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.64%) Automotive
5 6 (2.18%) Back Office
5 6 (2.18%) Banking
6 5 (1.82%) Publishing
7 4 (1.45%) Front Office
8 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.64%) HTML
2 42 (15.27%) .NET
3 27 (9.82%) CSS
4 25 (9.09%) jQuery
5 20 (7.27%) EDI
6 19 (6.91%) Ajax
7 16 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (5.82%) Entity Framework
7 16 (5.82%) WCF
7 16 (5.82%) Web Services
8 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.64%) XML
9 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.82%) SAP XI
11 3 (1.09%) SOAP
11 3 (1.09%) XSLT
12 2 (0.73%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.73%) HTML5
12 2 (0.73%) Java EE
12 2 (0.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.55%) Clustering
2 7 (2.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.18%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.09%) iPad
6 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.73%) FMCG
7 2 (0.73%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) iSeries
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.73%) Windows
2 28 (10.18%) Linux
2 28 (10.18%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.27%) Unix
4 16 (5.82%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.09%) AIX
7 3 (1.09%) Solaris
8 2 (0.73%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.55%) ITIL
2 30 (10.91%) ERP
3 29 (10.55%) Problem Management
4 25 (9.09%) MVC
5 21 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (6.55%) Incident Management
6 18 (6.55%) ITIL V3
7 17 (6.18%) Data Protection
7 17 (6.18%) ITSM
8 16 (5.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.82%) SOA
9 15 (5.45%) Project Management
10 14 (5.09%) Change Management
10 14 (5.09%) Service Design
11 13 (4.73%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (4.73%) Document Management
12 12 (4.36%) Logistics
13 11 (4.00%) Service Management
14 10 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (3.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 169 (61.45%) SQL
2 60 (21.82%) C#
3 43 (15.64%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.91%) Java
5 18 (6.55%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.73%) VBScript
7 9 (3.27%) VB
8 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.82%) ABAP
9 5 (1.82%) C
9 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.73%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) RPG
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.73%) Degree
4 8 (2.91%) CCNA
4 8 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.91%) MCP
5 2 (0.73%) HNC
5 2 (0.73%) HND
5 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.82%) SLA
2 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.00%) 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
Systems Management
1 8 (2.91%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (2.55%) ThinApp
3 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.73%) Nagios
3 2 (0.73%) Netcool
Vendors
1 104 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.64%) Oracle
3 17 (6.18%) SAP
4 16 (5.82%) Remedy
4 16 (5.82%) Sitecore
5 11 (4.00%) VMware
6 8 (2.91%) BMC
6 8 (2.91%) IBM
6 8 (2.91%) Nimsoft
7 7 (2.55%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.55%) Cisco
7 7 (2.55%) Citrix
7 7 (2.55%) EMC
7 7 (2.55%) F5
7 7 (2.55%) HP
7 7 (2.55%) IFS
7 7 (2.55%) Juniper
7 7 (2.55%) NetApp
7 7 (2.55%) Nokia
7 7 (2.55%) Symantec