The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 52 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.67% 0.32% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 0.33% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 4
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -29.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
749 610 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.81% 96.98% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 625 519 555
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the North East

Applications Support
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear +11 26 £29,000 +23.40%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 29 (64.44%) Oracle
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) UNIX
3 20 (44.44%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (17.78%) Workflow
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 7 (15.56%) Java
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Service Management
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
10 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (11.11%) Perl
10 5 (11.11%) DICOM
10 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (17.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Documentum
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.22%) WF
3 1 (2.22%) Django
3 1 (2.22%) AppFabric
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Smartcard
2 5 (11.11%) PACS
3 1 (2.22%) Economics
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (17.78%) Workflow
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.22%) Document Management
8 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Web Development
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) ITSM
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) DICOM
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy