The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 46 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.68% 2.50% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.55% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
Applications Support
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
459 471 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.63% 98.13% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 382 415 456
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Liverpool

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 20 (86.96%) SQL
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) J2EE
3 15 (65.22%) UNIX
3 15 (65.22%) Problem Management
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
5 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (52.17%) Workflow
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
6 11 (47.83%) ITIL V2
6 11 (47.83%) Pentaho
6 11 (47.83%) Liferay
6 11 (47.83%) FastStats
6 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (47.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (47.83%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (47.83%) Business Objects
6 11 (47.83%) MySQL
6 11 (47.83%) ITIL
6 11 (47.83%) PHP
6 11 (47.83%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) JBoss
8 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (47.83%) Liferay
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) FastStats
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 11 (47.83%) Pentaho
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (47.83%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (47.83%) MySQL
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) DTS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) J2EE
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Problem Management
2 12 (52.17%) Workflow
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL V2
3 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Database Security
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 4 (17.39%) VBA
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Business Objects
3 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 4 (17.39%) BMC
3 4 (17.39%) Remedy
4 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) HP