The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 115 142 160
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 82 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 1.31% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.36% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 32
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £25,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Applications Support
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
3682 3757 3952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.28% 96.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 3114 3322
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,050 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 5 £33,000 - 2
Altrincham +12 2 £23,000 +4.54%
Oldham -1 2 £31,000 +1.63%
Sale - 1 £21,500 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 102 (68.46%) SQL
2 72 (48.32%) SQL Server
3 56 (37.58%) .NET
3 56 (37.58%) ITIL
4 50 (33.56%) Finance
5 48 (32.21%) Windows
5 48 (32.21%) T-SQL
6 41 (27.52%) C#
7 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
8 36 (24.16%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (22.15%) PowerShell
10 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET
11 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
12 29 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (18.12%) Linux
14 26 (17.45%) Active Directory
14 26 (17.45%) iManage
15 23 (15.44%) WCF
16 22 (14.77%) SLA
16 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
17 21 (14.09%) VBScript
17 21 (14.09%) MS Office
18 20 (13.42%) VB.NET
18 20 (13.42%) Incident Management
18 20 (13.42%) Degree
19 19 (12.75%) Unix
19 19 (12.75%) VPN
20 18 (12.08%) Law
20 18 (12.08%) iPad

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (11.41%) IIS
1 17 (11.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.04%) Apache
2 9 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (6.04%) CMS
3 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.01%) JBoss
6 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.09%) MS Office
3 9 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (2.68%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) VPN
2 9 (6.04%) Internet
3 5 (3.36%) WebEx
4 4 (2.68%) DNS
5 2 (1.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (48.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.01%) MySQL
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (33.56%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Law
3 14 (9.40%) Legal
4 11 (7.38%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.58%) .NET
2 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET
3 23 (15.44%) WCF
4 13 (8.72%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.04%) HTML
6 7 (4.70%) Web Services
7 6 (4.03%) XML
8 5 (3.36%) CSS
9 4 (2.68%) FIXML
9 4 (2.68%) J2EE
9 4 (2.68%) SOAP
9 4 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.68%) XSL
10 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.01%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.01%) jQuery
10 3 (2.01%) Middleware
11 2 (1.34%) Java EE
11 2 (1.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.08%) iPad
4 9 (6.04%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.68%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.01%) CMDB
7 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.21%) Windows
2 27 (18.12%) Linux
3 19 (12.75%) Unix
4 18 (12.08%) Windows Server
5 16 (10.74%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.68%) CentOS
8 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Debian
9 1 (0.67%) SUSE
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.58%) ITIL
2 20 (13.42%) Incident Management
3 16 (10.74%) Release Management
3 16 (10.74%) Software Deployment
4 13 (8.72%) Workflow
5 12 (8.05%) Problem Management
6 10 (6.71%) CRM
7 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.04%) Document Management
7 9 (6.04%) Expense Management
7 9 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.37%) ITSM
8 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.70%) Application Virtualisation
9 7 (4.70%) Change Management
9 7 (4.70%) High Availability
9 7 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.03%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.36%) OpenUP
12 4 (2.68%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 102 (68.46%) SQL
2 48 (32.21%) T-SQL
3 41 (27.52%) C#
4 33 (22.15%) PowerShell
5 22 (14.77%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.09%) VBScript
7 20 (13.42%) VB.NET
8 14 (9.40%) Java
9 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
11 2 (1.34%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.42%) Degree
3 16 (10.74%) MCSA
3 16 (10.74%) MCT
4 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.04%) Terminal Server
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) SCCM
2 12 (8.05%) WMI
3 7 (4.70%) WSUS
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) iManage
3 16 (10.74%) Citrix
4 9 (6.04%) Interwoven
4 9 (6.04%) Oracle
5 7 (4.70%) Cisco
5 7 (4.70%) Intel Security
6 5 (3.36%) Remedy
7 4 (2.68%) Alias
7 4 (2.68%) BMC
7 4 (2.68%) IBM
8 2 (1.34%) Infor
8 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.67%) Epicor
9 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.67%) Pega
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.67%) Sage
9 1 (0.67%) Sun
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