The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 176 177 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £42,500 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Applications Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Support Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Interwoven
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (25.00%) COBOL
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SYSPRO
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