The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank - 67 64
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.66% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Applications Support Engineer
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 609 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 95.31% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 356 510 522
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the Merseyside region.

Applications Support Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Applications Support Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle