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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 120 155 131
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 76 35 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 0.92% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.95% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 75 29 62
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
3586 3674 3945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.84% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 3085 3223
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -5 2 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Bolton - 2 £30,500 -
Sale - 1 £21,500 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 89 (67.42%) SQL
2 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 54 (40.91%) ITIL
4 49 (37.12%) .NET
5 48 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 47 (35.61%) Windows
7 45 (34.09%) Finance
8 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 36 (27.27%) C#
10 35 (26.52%) MS Excel
10 35 (26.52%) PowerShell
10 35 (26.52%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (24.24%) iManage
12 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
13 28 (21.21%) ASP.NET
14 24 (18.18%) MS Office
14 24 (18.18%) WCF
14 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (16.67%) Linux
16 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (15.15%) VBScript
17 20 (15.15%) Law
18 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
18 19 (14.39%) Degree
18 19 (14.39%) iPad
18 19 (14.39%) Windows Server
19 18 (13.64%) SLA
19 18 (13.64%) Legal
19 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 17 (12.88%) Unix

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 16 (12.12%) IIS
1 16 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (9.09%) CMS
3 6 (4.55%) Apache
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (26.52%) MS Excel
2 24 (18.18%) MS Office
3 13 (9.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.76%) Primavera
4 1 (0.76%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) VPN
2 8 (6.06%) Internet
3 5 (3.79%) WebEx
4 2 (1.52%) DNS
4 2 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.27%) MS Access
5 3 (2.27%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (34.09%) Finance
2 20 (15.15%) Law
3 18 (13.64%) Legal
4 11 (8.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.12%) .NET
2 28 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 24 (18.18%) WCF
4 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.82%) HTML
6 7 (5.30%) Web Services
7 6 (4.55%) XML
8 5 (3.79%) CSS
9 4 (3.03%) FIXML
9 4 (3.03%) J2EE
9 4 (3.03%) SOAP
9 4 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (3.03%) XSL
10 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.52%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.52%) Java EE
10 2 (1.52%) jQuery
10 2 (1.52%) JSON
10 2 (1.52%) Middleware
11 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.52%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (14.39%) iPad
4 12 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.03%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.27%) Fintech
7 2 (1.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.61%) Windows
2 22 (16.67%) Linux
3 19 (14.39%) Windows Server
4 17 (12.88%) Unix
5 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.27%) CentOS
8 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Debian
9 1 (0.76%) SUSE
9 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.91%) ITIL
2 17 (12.88%) Incident Management
3 15 (11.36%) Release Management
3 15 (11.36%) Software Deployment
3 15 (11.36%) Workflow
4 14 (10.61%) CRM
5 13 (9.85%) Document Management
6 12 (9.09%) Expense Management
7 11 (8.33%) ITSM
8 7 (5.30%) OpenUP
8 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.03%) High Availability
10 4 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.27%) Application Virtualisation
11 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.27%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (67.42%) SQL
2 48 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 36 (27.27%) C#
4 35 (26.52%) PowerShell
5 20 (15.15%) VBScript
6 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.36%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.06%) Java
9 4 (3.03%) VBA
10 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.52%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.52%) Perl
11 2 (1.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.39%) Degree
3 16 (12.12%) MCSA
4 15 (11.36%) MCT
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCP
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) SCCM
1 15 (11.36%) WMI
2 3 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.24%) iManage
3 16 (12.12%) Citrix
4 12 (9.09%) Interwoven
5 9 (6.82%) Oracle
6 5 (3.79%) Remedy
7 4 (3.03%) Alias
7 4 (3.03%) BMC
7 4 (3.03%) IBM
8 3 (2.27%) Cisco
8 3 (2.27%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.27%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.76%) Infor
10 1 (0.76%) Pega
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.76%) Sun
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