The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 26 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.49% 3.47% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 3.91% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 22
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Applications Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 179 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 89.89% 88.61% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 153 175 263
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Knutsford

Applications Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) SLA
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) DB2
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 8 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 8 (66.67%) Time Management
3 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 8 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) HP