The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 231 242 239
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 4 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.014% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.015% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Applications Support Specialist
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6093 6697 6981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.52% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4867 5401 5867
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015. 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 +2 3 £39,000 -8.23%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Unisys
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ODBC
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) ODBC
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Unisys
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Alias
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago