The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim 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 16 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 County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank - 34 35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 3.26% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.67% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £35,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.20%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
162 245 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.43% 88.77% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 112 147 100
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Applications Support
Northern Ireland

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Applications Support
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the County Antrim region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in County Antrim

Applications Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk