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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 100 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 1.27% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.35% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 24
Average salary £25,000 £38,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% +17.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
1692 1480 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.16% 93.97% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1128 1444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +12 10 £25,000 -35.06% 3
Chester +13 5 £20,000 -60.00%
Daresbury - 2 £26,000 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) Oracle
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
8 10 (25.00%) .NET
8 10 (25.00%) UNIX
9 9 (22.50%) DB2
9 9 (22.50%) SLA
9 9 (22.50%) Time Management
10 8 (20.00%) IBM
10 8 (20.00%) MySQL
10 8 (20.00%) AIX
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Hyperion
11 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 5 (12.50%) CRM
12 5 (12.50%) ITIL
12 5 (12.50%) Web Services
12 5 (12.50%) HTML
12 5 (12.50%) Java
13 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.00%) J2EE
13 4 (10.00%) VB.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) HFM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) DB2
3 8 (20.00%) MySQL
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.50%) Hyperion Smart View
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.50%) DTS
8 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) JSTL
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) JDBC
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.50%) COM+
6 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) XSLT
6 1 (2.50%) EDI
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) AIX
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 9 (22.50%) Time Management
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) SEO
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Document Management
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.50%) VB6
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (15.00%) Hyperion
5 3 (7.50%) Progress
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.00%) Sage
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.50%) Informatica
7 1 (2.50%) Baan
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.50%) Orchard
7 1 (2.50%) RedPrairie
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