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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 116 166 104
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -62
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 63 17 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.81% 0.51% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.53% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 16 80
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
3415 3206 3798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.88% 96.71% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2935 2670 3109
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Altrincham - 4 £23,000 -
Stockport +9 2 £31,500 -12.50% 3
Oldham - 1 £20,000 - 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 82 (70.09%) SQL
2 55 (47.01%) ITIL
3 52 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 46 (39.32%) Windows
5 44 (37.61%) .NET
6 42 (35.90%) Finance
7 41 (35.04%) T-SQL
8 34 (29.06%) C#
9 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
10 32 (27.35%) PowerShell
11 28 (23.93%) iManage
12 25 (21.37%) MS Excel
12 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
12 25 (21.37%) WCF
12 25 (21.37%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
13 22 (18.80%) MS Office
14 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (16.24%) Oracle
16 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
17 17 (14.53%) CRM
17 17 (14.53%) VBScript
17 17 (14.53%) Linux
17 17 (14.53%) Legal
17 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (13.68%) Degree
18 16 (13.68%) iPad
18 16 (13.68%) Law
18 16 (13.68%) IIS

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 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.68%) IIS
3 12 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (10.26%) CMS
4 5 (4.27%) Apache
4 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.80%) MS Office
3 14 (11.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Primavera
1 4 (3.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) VPN
2 5 (4.27%) WebEx
3 4 (3.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.56%) MS Access
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.71%) MSI
2 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.71%) WiX
General
1 42 (35.90%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Legal
3 16 (13.68%) Law
4 8 (6.84%) Banking
5 6 (5.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.61%) .NET
2 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
2 25 (21.37%) WCF
3 13 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.69%) HTML
5 7 (5.98%) XML
6 4 (3.42%) FIXML
6 4 (3.42%) J2EE
6 4 (3.42%) SOAP
6 4 (3.42%) Web Services
6 4 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.42%) XSL
7 3 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (0.85%) JMS
8 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.68%) iPad
4 12 (10.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.56%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.32%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.53%) Linux
4 15 (12.82%) Unix
5 12 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.71%) VMS
8 1 (0.85%) CentOS
8 1 (0.85%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) SUSE
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) ITIL
2 17 (14.53%) CRM
3 15 (12.82%) Incident Management
3 15 (12.82%) Service Management
4 14 (11.97%) Document Management
4 14 (11.97%) ITSM
5 12 (10.26%) Expense Management
5 12 (10.26%) Software Deployment
5 12 (10.26%) Workflow
6 11 (9.40%) ERP
6 11 (9.40%) Release Management
7 7 (5.98%) OpenUP
8 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.27%) Project Management
9 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (70.09%) SQL
2 41 (35.04%) T-SQL
3 34 (29.06%) C#
4 32 (27.35%) PowerShell
5 17 (14.53%) VBScript
6 15 (12.82%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.27%) VBA
9 4 (3.42%) Java
9 4 (3.42%) RPG
9 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.68%) Degree
3 15 (12.82%) MCSA
4 12 (10.26%) MCT
5 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.56%) MCP
6 3 (2.56%) MCSE
7 2 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) Squid
4 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) WMI
2 12 (10.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.93%) iManage
3 19 (16.24%) Oracle
4 15 (12.82%) Citrix
5 12 (10.26%) Interwoven
6 7 (5.98%) Teradata
7 6 (5.13%) Remedy
8 4 (3.42%) Alias
8 4 (3.42%) BMC
8 4 (3.42%) IBM
9 3 (2.56%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.56%) WorldPay
10 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.71%) Twitter
11 1 (0.85%) Sun
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: From £27,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
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