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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 120 158 145
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 51 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.98% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 30
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
3167 3875 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.17% 96.35% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2622 3325 3120
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
Cheadle - 6 £50,000 - 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 63 (68.48%) SQL
2 42 (45.65%) ITIL
3 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
4 30 (32.61%) .NET
5 29 (31.52%) Service Management
6 27 (29.35%) Windows
7 26 (28.26%) Oracle
8 25 (27.17%) ERP
9 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.91%) Finance
10 16 (17.39%) SLA
11 15 (16.30%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
11 15 (16.30%) C#
11 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
12 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
13 12 (13.04%) Teradata
13 12 (13.04%) IIS
13 12 (13.04%) VB.NET
13 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
14 11 (11.96%) Citrix
15 10 (10.87%) ITSM
15 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
15 10 (10.87%) WCF
16 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
16 9 (9.78%) RPG
16 9 (9.78%) Web Services
16 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (8.70%) Workflow
17 8 (8.70%) iManage

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (13.04%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.43%) Primavera
3 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.09%) WiX
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.87%) WCF
4 9 (9.78%) Web Services
5 3 (3.26%) Software Packaging
5 3 (3.26%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) iPad
4 3 (3.26%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) EPoS
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.61%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) ITIL
2 29 (31.52%) Service Management
3 25 (27.17%) ERP
4 10 (10.87%) ITSM
5 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.70%) Workflow
7 7 (7.61%) CRM
7 7 (7.61%) Document Management
7 7 (7.61%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Software Deployment
8 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.35%) Change Management
10 4 (4.35%) Expense Management
10 4 (4.35%) High Availability
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (68.48%) SQL
2 15 (16.30%) C#
2 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
3 12 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.78%) RPG
5 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.61%) VBScript
6 5 (5.43%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (1.09%) C++
8 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
1 5 (5.43%) MCSA
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.17%) MCT
4 2 (2.17%) MCTS
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.09%) XenApp
3 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Oracle
2 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.04%) Teradata
4 11 (11.96%) Citrix
5 8 (8.70%) iManage
6 4 (4.35%) Interwoven
6 4 (4.35%) Remedy
7 3 (3.26%) Google
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.17%) Hummingbird
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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