The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £34,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 164 133
Rank change year-on-year -3 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 60 75 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.21% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.26% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 95
Median salary £34,250 £30,000 £33,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.16% -11.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -2 23 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Birmingham +7 15 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Warwickshire +13 5 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Halesowen - 5 £30,000 -
Walsall - 5 £30,500 -
Worcestershire +1 2 £21,250 -18.26% 1
Staffordshire +5 1 - -
Solihull -9 1 - - 2
Stourbridge - 1 £30,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 69 (61.61%) SQL
2 53 (47.32%) SQL Server
3 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 25 (22.32%) ITIL
5 21 (18.75%) Oracle
6 20 (17.86%) Data Protection
7 19 (16.96%) Finance
8 18 (16.07%) Windows
9 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (14.29%) C#
11 14 (12.50%) SLA
12 13 (11.61%) Unix
13 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
14 11 (9.82%) Linux
14 11 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.04%) XML
16 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
16 8 (7.14%) Retail
17 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
17 7 (6.25%) IIS
18 6 (5.36%) Java
18 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
18 6 (5.36%) Apple
18 6 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
18 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
18 6 (5.36%) CRM
18 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
18 6 (5.36%) LAN
18 6 (5.36%) Migration

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (9.82%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.57%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.89%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.89%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) LAN
2 5 (4.46%) DHCP
2 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.46%) VPN
2 5 (4.46%) WAN
2 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.79%) WebEx
4 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.89%) DTS
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) XML
2 5 (4.46%) .NET
3 3 (2.68%) jQuery
3 3 (2.68%) SOAP
3 3 (2.68%) XSLT
4 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.79%) HTML
4 2 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.89%) CSS
5 1 (0.89%) Grails
5 1 (0.89%) JSON
5 1 (0.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.57%) AS400
2 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.89%) iPad
3 1 (0.89%) iSeries
3 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Unix
3 11 (9.82%) Linux
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) ITIL
2 20 (17.86%) Data Protection
3 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 6 (5.36%) CRM
4 6 (5.36%) Data Migration
4 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.36%) Migration
5 5 (4.46%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (4.46%) Presales
5 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.57%) Data Architecture
6 4 (3.57%) Document Management
6 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.57%) Information Management
6 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 4 (3.57%) WFM
7 3 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.61%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) C#
3 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.36%) Java
5 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) Groovy
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) RPG
8 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Degree
1 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.89%) XenApp
1 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Apple
3 6 (5.36%) IFS
3 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco
4 4 (3.57%) hybris
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) SAP
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) CommVault
6 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.89%) Sage
6 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.89%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) Veeam
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Midcounties Cooperative
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago