The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 35 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.40% - 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% - 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
Applications Support
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
152 133 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.60% 88.08% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 103 83
Average salary £31,750 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.62% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Belfast

Applications Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) SPSS
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Data Security
2 6 (85.71%) FileNet
2 6 (85.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (85.71%) Jython
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Tcl

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) FileNet
2 6 (85.71%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) Jython
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Tcl
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago