The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 152 141 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 36 50 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 1.21% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.28% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 63
Average salary £31,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
3758 3913 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.04% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3147 3235 3190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 4 £30,500 - 1
Stockport 0 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
3 24 (44.44%) ITIL
4 23 (42.59%) .NET
5 20 (37.04%) C#
6 19 (35.19%) T-SQL
7 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
8 16 (29.63%) Finance
9 15 (27.78%) WCF
10 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.07%) Windows
12 12 (22.22%) Problem Management
13 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
13 10 (18.52%) Workflow
14 8 (14.81%) Document Management
14 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
14 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (14.81%) Software Deployment
14 8 (14.81%) SCCM
14 8 (14.81%) MS Office
14 8 (14.81%) VBScript
14 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
15 7 (12.96%) Release Management
15 7 (12.96%) Degree
15 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
16 6 (11.11%) Java
16 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
16 6 (11.11%) Service Management
16 6 (11.11%) Citrix
17 5 (9.26%) IIS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Hudson
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.78%) WCF
4 3 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Economics
6 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 10 (18.52%) Workflow
4 8 (14.81%) Document Management
4 8 (14.81%) Software Deployment
5 7 (12.96%) Release Management
6 6 (11.11%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) ERP
9 3 (5.56%) ETL
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 19 (35.19%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 8 (14.81%) VBScript
6 6 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) COBOL
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) MCSA
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCTS
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Citrix
3 5 (9.26%) Hummingbird
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.56%) Northgate
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Altova
5 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
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