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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 122 162 135
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 59 24 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 0.68% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.70% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 51
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
3398 3422 3805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.64% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2896 2792 3130
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Cheadle - 2 £50,000 -
Altrincham +8 1 £23,000 -16.36%
Oldham - 1 £20,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 77 (70.00%) SQL
2 56 (50.91%) ITIL
3 49 (44.55%) SQL Server
4 39 (35.45%) .NET
5 35 (31.82%) Windows
6 34 (30.91%) T-SQL
7 31 (28.18%) Finance
8 28 (25.45%) Active Directory
9 26 (23.64%) C#
9 26 (23.64%) Oracle
10 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 22 (20.00%) iManage
12 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
12 20 (18.18%) WCF
12 20 (18.18%) Service Management
13 19 (17.27%) IIS
13 19 (17.27%) ERP
14 18 (16.36%) SLA
14 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
14 18 (16.36%) CRM
14 18 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (12.73%) ITSM
15 14 (12.73%) Law
15 14 (12.73%) MS Office
15 14 (12.73%) VB.NET
15 14 (12.73%) Citrix
16 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 19 (17.27%) IIS
2 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (7.27%) CMS
4 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.73%) MS Office
3 10 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.64%) Primavera
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) VPN
2 1 (0.91%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.73%) MS Access
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.82%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.82%) MSI
2 2 (1.82%) WiX
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Law
3 11 (10.00%) Legal
4 6 (5.45%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) .NET
2 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.18%) WCF
4 7 (6.36%) Web Services
5 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.64%) Software Packaging
6 4 (3.64%) XML
7 2 (1.82%) HTML
8 1 (0.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) iPad
3 8 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) Fintech
6 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Windows
2 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.36%) Linux
5 6 (5.45%) Unix
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.82%) VMS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.91%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) Service Management
3 19 (17.27%) ERP
4 18 (16.36%) CRM
5 14 (12.73%) ITSM
6 10 (9.09%) Document Management
7 9 (8.18%) Incident Management
7 9 (8.18%) Release Management
8 8 (7.27%) Expense Management
8 8 (7.27%) Software Deployment
8 8 (7.27%) Workflow
9 7 (6.36%) OpenUP
9 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.55%) Project Management
11 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.64%) ITIL V3
13 3 (2.73%) Data Analysis
13 3 (2.73%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 77 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (30.91%) T-SQL
3 26 (23.64%) C#
4 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.09%) RPG
7 9 (8.18%) VBScript
8 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.55%) VBA
10 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.73%) Java
12 2 (1.82%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.91%) Perl
13 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.00%) MCSA
3 9 (8.18%) Degree
4 8 (7.27%) MCT
5 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.73%) MCP
6 3 (2.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.73%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) Squid
4 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) WMI
2 8 (7.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Oracle
2 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.00%) iManage
4 14 (12.73%) Citrix
5 9 (8.18%) Teradata
6 8 (7.27%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.73%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.73%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.82%) Google
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.82%) Twitter
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco
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