The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 88 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 31 40 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.78% 2.33% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.42% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 28
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Applications Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1654 1650 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.95% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1290 1417
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 12 £26,500 -51.81%
Knutsford -8 3 £20,500 -51.76%
Macclesfield - 3 £25,000 -
Runcorn -9 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £28,000 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle
3 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
5 12 (26.67%) .NET
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.22%) Service Management
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.33%) ERP
10 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (11.11%) IBM
11 5 (11.11%) Mainframe
11 5 (11.11%) COBOL
12 4 (8.89%) CRM
12 4 (8.89%) Linux
12 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
12 4 (8.89%) Degree
12 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
13 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.67%) VMware
13 3 (6.67%) Time Management
13 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
13 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) CICS
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) VoIP
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) HTML5
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) EDI
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Photography
3 2 (4.44%) SCADA
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Service Management
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (8.89%) CRM
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (4.44%) Line Management
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) OOP
7 1 (2.22%) OO
7 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.22%) ETL
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.22%) SEO
7 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) COBOL
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) JCL
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GAMP
1 2 (4.44%) GMP
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Wonderware
5 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.44%) Sage
5 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Cognos
6 1 (2.22%) Progress
6 1 (2.22%) Baan
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.22%) RedPrairie
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago