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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 42 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 14 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.23% 3.61% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 3.77% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 2
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,200 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
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
403 557 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.86% 95.70% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 307 485 308
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) SLA
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
6 4 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy
6 4 (26.67%) Back Office
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Electronics
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) VXML
6 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (26.67%) OOD
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Telnet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) NUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Ninject
3 4 (26.67%) Backbone.js
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) VXML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) ODBC
4 1 (6.67%) WSDL
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.67%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) IVR
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) OOD
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Unisys
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Alias