The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 236 212 231
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 6 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 10
Average salary £51,250 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.81% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.78%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6797 6804 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.81% 94.76% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5515 5834 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Cheshire -6 3 £65,000 +42.85% 2
Merseyside -5 2 £35,750 -
Manchester -12 1 £60,000 +56.86%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP SD
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Demand Management
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (20.00%) Cash Management
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) ProC
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP SD
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) ProC
2 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Demand Management
2 3 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) CA
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