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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 99 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 21 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 1.68% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.73% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 21
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £30,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.55%
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
1621 1736 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.24% 96.93% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1268 1359
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £51,600 £50,500
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 28 April 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 April 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 +5 7 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Chester - 3 £20,500 -
Runcorn -1 2 - - 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (37.50%) Oracle
4 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) .NET
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
7 9 (22.50%) Service Management
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) IBM
10 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (12.50%) CRM
12 4 (10.00%) CSS
12 4 (10.00%) IIS
12 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (10.00%) COBOL
12 4 (10.00%) HTML
12 4 (10.00%) Java
12 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
12 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (10.00%) ERP
12 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.00%) Project Management
12 4 (10.00%) HTML5
12 4 (10.00%) VMware
12 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (10.00%) IIS
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) CICS
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.50%) HFM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) HTML5
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) CSS3
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.50%) EDI
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Service Management
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) CRM
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.50%) SEO
7 1 (2.50%) OOP
7 1 (2.50%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.50%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) COBOL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.50%) VB
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) VB6
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Hyperion
5 3 (7.50%) Progress
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
6 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.00%) Sage
7 1 (2.50%) Orchard
7 1 (2.50%) RedPrairie
7 1 (2.50%) Baan
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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