Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £30,700 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 176 222
Rank change year-on-year +26 +46 -63
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 313 260 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.12% 1.69% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.74% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 269 230 213
Midlands median annual salary £30,700 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.54% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%

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 14,275 14,919 18,310
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.93% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,420 12,379 14,677
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +66 202 £32,000 -8.57% 5
East Midlands -27 111 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 172 (54.95%) SQL
2 98 (31.31%) Microsoft
3 88 (28.12%) SQL Server
4 86 (27.48%) ITIL
5 60 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (18.85%) C#
7 49 (15.65%) Windows
8 45 (14.38%) SLA
8 45 (14.38%) Finance
9 44 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (12.46%) .NET
10 39 (12.46%) Java
11 37 (11.82%) Retail
12 33 (10.54%) Unix
13 31 (9.90%) ITSM
13 31 (9.90%) PowerShell
14 29 (9.27%) T-SQL
14 29 (9.27%) Service Management
15 27 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
16 25 (7.99%) JavaScript
16 25 (7.99%) XML
16 25 (7.99%) Linux
16 25 (7.99%) Remedy
16 25 (7.99%) Remedy ITSM
17 24 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (7.67%) BMC
17 24 (7.67%) SOAP
18 22 (7.03%) XSLT
18 22 (7.03%) SharePoint
18 22 (7.03%) Problem Management

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 22 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.07%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (4.15%) IIS
4 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.96%) MTS
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
5 2 (0.64%) Totara
5 2 (0.64%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) nginx
6 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (7.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.64%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.64%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.64%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.32%) Movex
6 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.32%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.60%) Office 365
2 5 (1.60%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.96%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.32%) Boomi
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.32%) Heroku
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) DNS
1 6 (1.92%) Internet
2 4 (1.28%) SSL
3 3 (0.96%) Skype
4 2 (0.64%) LAN
4 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) WAN
4 2 (0.64%) WebEx
4 2 (0.64%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) PSTN
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (28.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.28%) Essbase
7 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.64%) MySQL
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) GoCD
2 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 45 (14.38%) Finance
2 37 (11.82%) Retail
3 16 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.47%) Games
5 9 (2.88%) Back Office
6 8 (2.56%) Publishing
7 5 (1.60%) Automotive
7 5 (1.60%) Banking
7 5 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (0.96%) Front Office
9 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.64%) French Language
9 2 (0.64%) German Language
9 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.46%) .NET
2 25 (7.99%) XML
3 24 (7.67%) SOAP
4 22 (7.03%) XSLT
5 15 (4.79%) HTML
6 14 (4.47%) CSS
6 14 (4.47%) jQuery
7 11 (3.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.56%) Backbone.js
8 8 (2.56%) CSS3
8 8 (2.56%) HTML5
8 8 (2.56%) Node.js
8 8 (2.56%) RequireJS
8 8 (2.56%) Underscore.js
9 6 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.28%) EDI
12 3 (0.96%) COM+
12 3 (0.96%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.71%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.88%) EPoS
6 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.60%) Fintech
8 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.96%) iSeries
10 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.64%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.64%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.32%) AS400
11 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.65%) Windows
2 33 (10.54%) Unix
3 25 (7.99%) Linux
4 14 (4.47%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.92%) Solaris
7 3 (0.96%) AIX
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.32%) Fedora
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.48%) ITIL
2 60 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (9.90%) ITSM
4 29 (9.27%) Service Management
5 22 (7.03%) Problem Management
6 21 (6.71%) Incident Management
6 21 (6.71%) ITIL V3
7 20 (6.39%) Data Analysis
8 18 (5.75%) Supplier Management
9 16 (5.11%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (5.11%) ERP
9 16 (5.11%) Logistics
10 14 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.47%) Change Management
11 13 (4.15%) DevOps
12 12 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (3.51%) Web Development
14 10 (3.19%) CRM
15 9 (2.88%) MVC
15 9 (2.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 172 (54.95%) SQL
2 59 (18.85%) C#
3 39 (12.46%) Java
4 31 (9.90%) PowerShell
5 29 (9.27%) T-SQL
6 25 (7.99%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.83%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.83%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.19%) Perl
9 9 (2.88%) PHP
9 9 (2.88%) VBScript
10 8 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.56%) VB
11 4 (1.28%) Python
12 3 (0.96%) Jython
13 2 (0.64%) ABAP
13 2 (0.64%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.64%) VBA
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.11%) Degree
3 14 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.28%) MCSE
6 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.96%) CCNA
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.96%) MCP
8 2 (0.64%) AAT
8 2 (0.64%) MCITP
8 2 (0.64%) MCTS
9 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.60%) Docker
2 5 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.96%) Xen
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.47%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.96%) Ansible
2 3 (0.96%) Graphite
2 3 (0.96%) Kibana
2 3 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.96%) logstash
2 3 (0.96%) Nagios
3 2 (0.64%) Control-M
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.99%) Remedy
3 24 (7.67%) BMC
4 21 (6.71%) Oracle
5 14 (4.47%) Nimsoft
6 13 (4.15%) SAP
7 7 (2.24%) VMware
8 5 (1.60%) Capita
9 4 (1.28%) Sage
9 4 (1.28%) Twitter
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco
10 3 (0.96%) Citrix
10 3 (0.96%) IBM
10 3 (0.96%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.64%) Dell
11 2 (0.64%) HP
11 2 (0.64%) Misys
11 2 (0.64%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com