The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 138 137 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 1.36% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.43% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 48
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £46,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3837 3921 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 95.52% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3194 3391 3285
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Applications Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 12 £32,500 -8.45% 3
Bolton - 1 £21,500 - 1
Salford - 1 £22,000 - 2
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 68 (80.95%) SQL
2 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 38 (45.24%) .NET
4 34 (40.48%) C#
5 30 (35.71%) Finance
6 27 (32.14%) VB.NET
6 27 (32.14%) Oracle
7 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET
8 24 (28.57%) Windows
9 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
9 22 (26.19%) Java
10 18 (21.43%) XML
10 18 (21.43%) ITIL
10 18 (21.43%) UNIX
10 18 (21.43%) Relational Database
11 17 (20.24%) Linux
11 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
12 16 (19.05%) WebLogic
12 16 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 13 (15.48%) Ant
15 11 (13.10%) J2EE
15 11 (13.10%) EJB
15 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
15 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.10%) Jython
15 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
16 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
16 10 (11.90%) Banking
17 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (3.57%) Agresso
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) DHCP
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.19%) DNS
1 1 (1.19%) SAN
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Ant
2 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) Hudson
4 3 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) .NET
2 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.43%) XML
4 11 (13.10%) EJB
4 11 (13.10%) J2EE
5 4 (4.76%) Java EE
5 4 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) Statistics
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) Open Source
3 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.19%) Equities
3 1 (1.19%) Economics
3 1 (1.19%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) UNIX
3 17 (20.24%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) ITIL
2 16 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.14%) Service Management
5 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.57%) ERP
7 3 (3.57%) ETL
7 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.38%) Change Control
8 2 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) CRM
8 2 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.38%) Web Development
9 1 (1.19%) Fund Management
9 1 (1.19%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) SQL
2 34 (40.48%) C#
3 27 (32.14%) VB.NET
4 22 (26.19%) Java
5 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
6 11 (13.10%) Jython
7 4 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) MCSA
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) GxP
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) WSUS
1 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) JBoss
3 4 (4.76%) Pegasus
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee
6 1 (1.19%) Mitel
6 1 (1.19%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
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