The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 246 230 240
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 1 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.22% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.23% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-17.72% +29.50%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6762 6872 7206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.81% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5477 5884 6339
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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 Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Support 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 Support Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cheshire -12 1 £42,500 -2.29%
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle