The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 98 76 93
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 31 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.71% 2.11% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.23% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 42
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1738 1611 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.60% 94.54% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1317 1931
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 5 £55,000 +120.00%
Knutsford 0 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Macclesfield +13 2 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Crewe - 1 - -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 37 (56.06%) ITIL
2 30 (45.45%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.36%) .NET
5 21 (31.82%) VB
5 21 (31.82%) UNIX
5 21 (31.82%) VB6
6 18 (27.27%) Finance
7 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
8 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 15 (22.73%) Windows
8 15 (22.73%) Java
9 13 (19.70%) LiveLink
9 13 (19.70%) Release Management
9 13 (19.70%) Linux
9 13 (19.70%) Oracle
10 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
10 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 11 (16.67%) Banking
11 11 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 10 (15.15%) SLA
13 8 (12.12%) ERP
13 8 (12.12%) Web Services
13 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.61%) VMware
14 7 (10.61%) Retail
14 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
14 7 (10.61%) MySQL
15 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
15 6 (9.09%) Cisco

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.70%) LiveLink
3 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.58%) nginx
4 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) HFM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.61%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) DB2
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.06%) Billing
5 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (3.03%) French Language
7 2 (3.03%) German Language
8 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) Spring
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 5 (7.58%) CSS
4 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.55%) LAMP
5 3 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
2 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.52%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) UNIX
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 13 (19.70%) Linux
4 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.06%) AIX
6 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Release Management
3 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 11 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.12%) ERP
5 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Quality Management
7 5 (7.58%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (7.58%) SOA
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.03%) CRM
10 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.52%) Data Transformation
11 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) SQL
2 21 (31.82%) VB
2 21 (31.82%) VB6
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.06%) Korn
6 2 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCITP
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) MCSA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) QA
3 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.52%) XenApp
1 1 (1.52%) XenServer
1 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) Epicor
6 4 (6.06%) Misys
6 4 (6.06%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (1.52%) Autodesk
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