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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 94 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.53% 1.76% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.85% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 7
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1770 1781 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.72% 95.09% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1400 1485
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -21 12 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Daresbury - 3 £30,000 -
Macclesfield +13 2 £21,000 -40.00%
Runcorn - 1 £27,000 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Windows
3 22 (39.29%) .NET
4 20 (35.71%) VB
4 20 (35.71%) VB6
5 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
6 15 (26.79%) ITIL
7 13 (23.21%) UNIX
7 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.43%) Java
8 12 (21.43%) LiveLink
8 12 (21.43%) Finance
8 12 (21.43%) Release Management
9 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
9 11 (19.64%) Oracle
9 11 (19.64%) ERP
10 9 (16.07%) Banking
11 8 (14.29%) Migration
11 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 8 (14.29%) Linux
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (12.50%) VMware
12 7 (12.50%) Spring
13 6 (10.71%) Firewall
13 6 (10.71%) Cisco
13 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.71%) VB.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.43%) LiveLink
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Line 50
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.79%) Hudson
2 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) French Language
5 1 (1.79%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.79%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.93%) Struts
4 4 (7.14%) Java EE
5 3 (5.36%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
7 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE
7 1 (1.79%) Middleware
7 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) NHS
1 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) UNIX
3 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Release Management
3 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
3 11 (19.64%) ERP
4 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) OOD
5 5 (8.93%) OO
6 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.57%) SOA
7 2 (3.57%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.79%) System Testing
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 20 (35.71%) VB
2 20 (35.71%) VB6
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) MCSA
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) MCITP
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (1.79%) XenServer
2 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Epicor
7 1 (1.79%) Baan
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.79%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
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