The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 36 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.06% 1.67% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 1.72% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £27,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -32.30%
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 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
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool +11 18 £24,500 +22.50% 1
Southport -3 5 £28,000 +3.70%
Prescot - 3 £25,000 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 23 (67.65%) Finance
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 16 (47.06%) ITIL
5 15 (44.12%) Banking
5 15 (44.12%) Degree
6 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (41.18%) SLA
7 13 (38.24%) Change Management
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (38.24%) Data Analysis
7 13 (38.24%) Time Management
7 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (35.29%) SWIFT
8 12 (35.29%) Wealth Management
8 12 (35.29%) Credit Risk
8 12 (35.29%) Reuters
8 12 (35.29%) Bloomberg
8 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
8 12 (35.29%) MS Office
9 11 (32.35%) C
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
9 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
9 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (23.53%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
12 5 (14.71%) IIS
13 4 (11.76%) High Availability
13 4 (11.76%) Management Information System

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) TWiki
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.82%) MS Access
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) WCF
1 1 (2.94%) WF
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (35.29%) Credit Risk
2 12 (35.29%) SWIFT
3 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Change Management
3 13 (38.24%) Data Analysis
3 13 (38.24%) Time Management
4 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 12 (35.29%) Wealth Management
5 4 (11.76%) High Availability
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) People Management
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCDP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Bloomberg
2 12 (35.29%) Reuters
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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