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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 125 159 125
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 63 22 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 0.62% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.64% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 19 71
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £26,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
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
3514 3461 3890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.50% 96.76% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2874 3170
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £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 30 July 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 July 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 - 3 £23,000 -
Stockport - 2 £31,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £30,500 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (69.42%) SQL
2 63 (52.07%) SQL Server
3 53 (43.80%) ITIL
4 48 (39.67%) Windows
4 48 (39.67%) .NET
5 46 (38.02%) T-SQL
5 46 (38.02%) Finance
6 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
7 37 (30.58%) PowerShell
8 36 (29.75%) iManage
8 36 (29.75%) MS Excel
9 35 (28.93%) Active Directory
10 34 (28.10%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (27.27%) C#
12 25 (20.66%) MS Office
13 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET
13 24 (19.83%) WCF
14 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (18.18%) Law
15 22 (18.18%) Legal
15 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (16.53%) VBScript
16 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
17 19 (15.70%) Degree
17 19 (15.70%) iPad
17 19 (15.70%) IIS
17 19 (15.70%) Linux
18 18 (14.88%) MCSA
18 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (14.05%) WMI

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 (15.70%) IIS
2 16 (13.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (11.57%) CMS
4 5 (4.13%) Apache
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.66%) MS Office
3 16 (13.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.65%) Primavera
3 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) VPN
2 7 (5.79%) Internet
3 5 (4.13%) WebEx
4 2 (1.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (52.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.48%) MS Access
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.65%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.65%) MSI
2 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) WiX
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 22 (18.18%) Law
2 22 (18.18%) Legal
3 11 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.67%) .NET
2 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET
2 24 (19.83%) WCF
3 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.44%) HTML
5 6 (4.96%) Web Services
5 6 (4.96%) XML
6 4 (3.31%) CSS
6 4 (3.31%) FIXML
6 4 (3.31%) J2EE
6 4 (3.31%) SOAP
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.31%) XSL
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) JMS
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.10%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (15.70%) iPad
4 14 (11.57%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.31%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.48%) Fintech
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.67%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
3 19 (15.70%) Linux
4 17 (14.05%) Unix
5 15 (12.40%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) VMS
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Debian
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) SUSE
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) CRM
2 16 (13.22%) Document Management
3 15 (12.40%) Incident Management
3 15 (12.40%) Software Deployment
4 14 (11.57%) Expense Management
4 14 (11.57%) ITSM
4 14 (11.57%) Workflow
5 11 (9.09%) Release Management
6 7 (5.79%) OpenUP
7 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.96%) Service Management
8 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.48%) ERP
10 3 (2.48%) Project Management
10 3 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.65%) ITIL V3
11 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 84 (69.42%) SQL
2 46 (38.02%) T-SQL
3 37 (30.58%) PowerShell
4 33 (27.27%) C#
5 20 (16.53%) VBScript
6 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.13%) Java
8 5 (4.13%) VBA
9 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.70%) Degree
3 18 (14.88%) MCSA
4 15 (12.40%) MCT
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.48%) MCP
5 3 (2.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 35 (28.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.57%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) WMI
2 15 (12.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.75%) iManage
3 17 (14.05%) Citrix
4 14 (11.57%) Interwoven
5 11 (9.09%) Oracle
6 5 (4.13%) Remedy
7 4 (3.31%) Alias
7 4 (3.31%) BMC
7 4 (3.31%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.48%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.65%) Teradata
10 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.83%) Infor
10 1 (0.83%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.83%) Pega
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Sun
10 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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