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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 37 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.93% 2.29% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.39% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 18
Median salary £46,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £41,250 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
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
399 461 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.56% 95.84% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 329 333 532
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £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 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +9 12 £46,250 +42.30%
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (55.56%) ITIL
5 24 (53.33%) Banking
6 23 (51.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (48.89%) Time Management
7 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (48.89%) Data Analysis
7 22 (48.89%) SLA
7 22 (48.89%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (46.67%) SWIFT
8 21 (46.67%) Reuters
8 21 (46.67%) Bloomberg
8 21 (46.67%) Change Management
8 21 (46.67%) Credit Risk
8 21 (46.67%) Wealth Management
9 20 (44.44%) MS Office
10 18 (40.00%) Degree
11 16 (35.56%) Service Delivery
12 15 (33.33%) SQL
12 15 (33.33%) C
12 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 15 (33.33%) Mathematics
12 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (24.44%) Windows
14 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM

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 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) TWiki
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (6.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.67%) MS Access
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 24 (53.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.22%) JMS
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (46.67%) Credit Risk
2 21 (46.67%) SWIFT
3 15 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) ITIL
2 23 (51.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (48.89%) Data Analysis
3 22 (48.89%) Time Management
4 21 (46.67%) Change Management
4 21 (46.67%) Wealth Management
5 16 (35.56%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) High Availability
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Document Management
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Workflow
10 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCDP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.44%) Varnish
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Squid
2 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Cacti
2 1 (2.22%) Munin
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) Bloomberg
2 21 (46.67%) Reuters
3 6 (13.33%) Remedy
3 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) F5
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat