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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 94 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 1.83% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.94% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 18
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +11 10 £40,500 -26.36%
Macclesfield +18 4 £25,000 -
Chester - 4 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £35,000 -
Knutsford -6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) Oracle
3 21 (42.00%) Finance
4 14 (28.00%) ITIL
5 13 (26.00%) Service Management
5 13 (26.00%) Oracle Database
6 12 (24.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) Windows
8 7 (14.00%) IIS
8 7 (14.00%) UNIX
8 7 (14.00%) IBM
8 7 (14.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (12.00%) Line Management
9 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (12.00%) Java
9 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.00%) Linux
10 5 (10.00%) COBOL
10 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.00%) Mainframe
11 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (8.00%) ERP
11 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.00%) Computer Science

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) CICS
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) VoIP
1 2 (4.00%) DHCP
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Photography
3 2 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) Resource Management
4 6 (12.00%) Line Management
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.00%) Business Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Data Transformation
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) COBOL
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) JCL
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GAMP
1 2 (4.00%) GMP
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Wonderware
5 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago