The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 117 181 172
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 164 63 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 1.03% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.07% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 131 54 82
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +23.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 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
6077 5885 7110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.89% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4863 6067
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Applications Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 68 £37,500 -2.59% 4
Lancashire - 42 £40,000 - 5
Cheshire +35 24 £31,500 -26.31% 2
Merseyside +5 22 £37,500 +27.11% 2
Cumbria - 2 £25,000 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 177 (59.20%) SQL
2 119 (39.80%) ITIL
3 109 (36.45%) SQL Server
4 96 (32.11%) Finance
5 92 (30.77%) Windows
6 60 (20.07%) Microsoft
7 59 (19.73%) Linux
8 57 (19.06%) .NET
9 45 (15.05%) Windows Server
10 42 (14.05%) C#
11 41 (13.71%) MS Excel
12 40 (13.38%) ERP
12 40 (13.38%) Oracle
13 39 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (12.71%) iSeries
14 38 (12.71%) Unix
15 34 (11.37%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (11.04%) Apache
16 33 (11.04%) IBM
17 32 (10.70%) SLA
17 32 (10.70%) T-SQL
17 32 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (10.37%) Java
18 31 (10.37%) CRM
19 30 (10.03%) JavaScript
19 30 (10.03%) DB2
19 30 (10.03%) Problem Management
20 29 (9.70%) Banking
21 28 (9.36%) Degree
21 28 (9.36%) RPG

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (11.04%) Apache
2 27 (9.03%) BizTalk Server
2 27 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.69%) IIS
4 19 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.34%) JBoss
6 9 (3.01%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.34%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.01%) nginx
9 5 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.67%) CMS
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.67%) CICS
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.67%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.00%) Aareon QL
4 3 (1.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.67%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.67%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.67%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.67%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.67%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.69%) VPN
2 9 (3.01%) Internet
3 7 (2.34%) DNS
4 2 (0.67%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.67%) WebEx
5 1 (0.33%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.03%) DB2
3 25 (8.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.02%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.01%) MySQL
10 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.67%) Subversion
3 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (32.11%) Finance
2 29 (9.70%) Banking
3 12 (4.01%) Law
4 10 (3.34%) Legal
5 7 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.34%) Retail
6 5 (1.67%) Billing
6 5 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.06%) .NET
2 23 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 20 (6.69%) XML
4 19 (6.35%) Web Services
5 15 (5.02%) SOAP
6 13 (4.35%) JSP
7 12 (4.01%) WCF
8 10 (3.34%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.01%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.01%) HTML
9 9 (3.01%) JSON
10 7 (2.34%) CSS
10 7 (2.34%) Middleware
11 5 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (1.34%) Apache Camel
12 4 (1.34%) jQuery
13 3 (1.00%) J2EE
13 3 (1.00%) Spring
14 2 (0.67%) iBATIS
14 2 (0.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.71%) iSeries
3 34 (11.37%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (6.69%) iPad
5 19 (6.35%) AS400
6 9 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.67%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.00%) CMDB
9 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 92 (30.77%) Windows
2 59 (19.73%) Linux
3 45 (15.05%) Windows Server
4 38 (12.71%) Unix
5 32 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.02%) CentOS
7 15 (5.02%) Windows 7
8 12 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.68%) HPUX
9 11 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.34%) Debian
11 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE
12 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.80%) ITIL
2 40 (13.38%) ERP
3 31 (10.37%) CRM
4 30 (10.03%) Problem Management
5 26 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (8.36%) Software Deployment
7 24 (8.03%) Incident Management
8 22 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (7.02%) SDLC
10 20 (6.69%) ITIL V3
10 20 (6.69%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.69%) Waterfall
11 19 (6.35%) Release Management
12 18 (6.02%) Configuration Management
13 17 (5.69%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.35%) Project Management
14 16 (5.35%) Workflow
15 14 (4.68%) Change Management
16 12 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
17 11 (3.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (59.20%) SQL
2 42 (14.05%) C#
3 32 (10.70%) T-SQL
4 31 (10.37%) Java
5 30 (10.03%) JavaScript
6 28 (9.36%) RPG
7 27 (9.03%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.35%) VBScript
9 12 (4.01%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.01%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.68%) Perl
10 11 (3.68%) Python
11 8 (2.68%) PHP
12 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.67%) C++
14 3 (1.00%) Ruby
15 2 (0.67%) COBOL
15 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.36%) Degree
2 17 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.68%) MCSA
3 14 (4.68%) MCT
4 9 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) MCSE
7 2 (0.67%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) GIAC
8 1 (0.33%) MCP
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) RHCT
8 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.70%) SLA
2 6 (2.01%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (2.01%) Varnish
4 5 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (4.68%) SCCM
2 9 (3.01%) WSUS
3 8 (2.68%) Puppet
4 7 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.01%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.01%) Cacti
5 6 (2.01%) Munin
5 6 (2.01%) Nagios
5 6 (2.01%) WMI
6 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.38%) Oracle
3 33 (11.04%) IBM
4 16 (5.35%) iManage
5 14 (4.68%) Citrix
5 14 (4.68%) SAP
6 10 (3.34%) Cisco
7 9 (3.01%) Cognos
7 9 (3.01%) Hyperion
7 9 (3.01%) Intel Security
8 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.01%) Remedy
9 6 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.67%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.34%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.00%) Aareon
12 3 (1.00%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.00%) HP
12 3 (1.00%) Informatica
12 3 (1.00%) Reuters
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