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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 54 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.89% 0.31% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 0.32% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 6
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -36.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -
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
804 630 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.81% 96.92% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 638 560 544
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +8 30 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Durham - 1 £24,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (58.73%) Oracle
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 26 (41.27%) UNIX
3 26 (41.27%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
6 11 (17.46%) Problem Management
6 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (17.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (15.87%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (14.29%) Windows
8 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.70%) SAP
9 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.70%) Workflow
9 8 (12.70%) Service Management
9 8 (12.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
10 7 (11.11%) ERP
10 7 (11.11%) Linux
10 7 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (11.11%) .NET
10 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 7 (11.11%) Java
10 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (12.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project Server
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Documentum
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (6.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (3.17%) Sage 50
8 2 (3.17%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (3.17%) Line 50
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (1.59%) SAP PM
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Local Government
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
2 5 (7.94%) WCF
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (3.17%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) WF
6 1 (1.59%) Django
6 1 (1.59%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Smartcard
2 5 (7.94%) PACS
3 3 (4.76%) DTV
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Economics
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) UNIX
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Problem Management
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Service Management
3 8 (12.70%) Workflow
4 7 (11.11%) ERP
5 6 (9.52%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.17%) Document Management
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.59%) Web Development
9 1 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) Perl
4 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) COBOL
8 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) DICOM
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) SAP
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Sage
5 2 (3.17%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Epicor
5 2 (3.17%) NetSuite
5 2 (3.17%) Infor
6 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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