The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 38 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 37 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.43% 1.87% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 1.89% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 8
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £42,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £64,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 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
630 423 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.38% 98.83% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 439 332 454
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Merseyside

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Applications Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Liverpool +5 31 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Southport +6 2 £27,500 - 1
St Helens - 2 £26,500 - 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Merseyside region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (46.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 24 (42.86%) ITIL
4 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (33.93%) Apache
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
7 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (25.00%) CRM
10 13 (23.21%) Linux
10 13 (23.21%) SAP
10 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
11 12 (21.43%) Debian
12 11 (19.64%) CentOS
12 11 (19.64%) C#
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.86%) Banking
14 9 (16.07%) ITIL V3
14 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.07%) JSP
14 9 (16.07%) SOAP
14 9 (16.07%) Web Services
14 9 (16.07%) HPUX
14 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (33.93%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.29%) nginx
4 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (5.36%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Aareon QL
2 2 (3.57%) Academy Housing
2 2 (3.57%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (3.57%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (3.57%) OPENHousing
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.57%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (3.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (8.93%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) JSP
1 9 (16.07%) SOAP
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) JSON
2 7 (12.50%) XML
3 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.71%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (3.57%) iBATIS
5 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) SWIFT
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 12 (21.43%) Debian
6 11 (19.64%) CentOS
7 9 (16.07%) HPUX
8 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
11 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (25.00%) CRM
4 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.07%) ITIL V3
6 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.50%) Release Management
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
8 6 (10.71%) Practice Management
9 5 (8.93%) Change Management
9 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Time Management
9 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Wealth Management
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source
10 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Varnish
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 7 (12.50%) Cacti
2 7 (12.50%) Munin
2 7 (12.50%) Nagios
3 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) SAP
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) Bloomberg
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Informatica
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.93%) Remedy
4 5 (8.93%) Reuters
4 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.36%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Capita
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Civica
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) Kypera
6 2 (3.57%) Northgate
6 2 (3.57%) Orchard
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
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