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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 83 80 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 38 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.20% 2.30% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.42% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 31
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,791 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -5.26%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1651 1696 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.77% 95.17% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1376 1876
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
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 9 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 9 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 -12 12 £55,000 +120.00%
Knutsford +12 3 £42,500 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 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 32 (51.61%) ITIL
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.10%) .NET
5 22 (35.48%) UNIX
6 21 (33.87%) VB
6 21 (33.87%) VB6
7 17 (27.42%) Windows
8 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
8 15 (24.19%) Java
9 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 14 (22.58%) Finance
10 13 (20.97%) LiveLink
10 13 (20.97%) Release Management
10 13 (20.97%) Linux
10 13 (20.97%) Oracle
11 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
11 12 (19.35%) Service Delivery
11 12 (19.35%) Incident Management
12 10 (16.13%) Banking
13 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (12.90%) Web Services
13 8 (12.90%) SLA
14 7 (11.29%) MySQL
14 7 (11.29%) VMware
14 7 (11.29%) Retail
14 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
15 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
15 6 (9.68%) Migration
15 6 (9.68%) Firewall

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.97%) LiveLink
3 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 5 (8.06%) nginx
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.45%) Billing
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.84%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) Spring
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (6.45%) Middleware
5 3 (4.84%) LAMP
6 2 (3.23%) XML
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) UNIX
2 17 (27.42%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) AIX
6 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.84%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Release Management
3 12 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 12 (19.35%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) ERP
6 5 (8.06%) SOA
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.06%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.61%) OO
9 1 (1.61%) OOD
9 1 (1.61%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) VB
2 21 (33.87%) VB6
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) Korn
6 2 (3.23%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.61%) MCSE
1 1 (1.61%) MCSA
1 1 (1.61%) MCITP
1 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.61%) XenApp
1 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) VMware
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) Epicor
6 4 (6.45%) Misys
7 3 (4.84%) IBM
8 1 (1.61%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
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