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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 31 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.56% 1.06% 9.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.09% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 17
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
184 92 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 95.83% 97.87% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 88 157
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP