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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / North West
Rank 140 140 196
Rank change year-on-year
0 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 123 100 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.06% 1.76% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.83% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 69 57
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,800 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%

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
5782 5474 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.51% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4833 4595 5581
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -21 50 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Cheshire +26 25 £42,750 +90.00% 2
Lancashire +12 25 £24,000 -14.28% 1
Merseyside -22 10 £50,000 +85.18% 2
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 144 (51.43%) SQL
2 97 (34.64%) ITIL
3 76 (27.14%) SQL Server
4 74 (26.43%) Finance
5 59 (21.07%) Windows
6 56 (20.00%) Oracle
7 51 (18.21%) Linux
8 47 (16.79%) ERP
9 45 (16.07%) iSeries
10 44 (15.71%) .NET
10 44 (15.71%) Microsoft
11 34 (12.14%) Unix
12 31 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (11.07%) DB2
12 31 (11.07%) RPG
12 31 (11.07%) IBM
13 29 (10.36%) C#
13 29 (10.36%) Windows Server
14 28 (10.00%) CRM
15 27 (9.64%) AS400
16 26 (9.29%) Banking
16 26 (9.29%) Software Deployment
17 24 (8.57%) Tomcat
18 23 (8.21%) SLA
18 23 (8.21%) BizTalk Server
18 23 (8.21%) Incident Management
18 23 (8.21%) SDLC
19 22 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (7.50%) Degree
21 20 (7.14%) Java

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 24 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 23 (8.21%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (6.43%) IIS
4 16 (5.71%) Apache
5 15 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.00%) JBoss
7 13 (4.64%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.07%) CICS
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (6.43%) MS Office
2 13 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.43%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.07%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.36%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.29%) VPN
2 5 (1.79%) DNS
3 3 (1.07%) Internet
3 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) ATM
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.07%) DB2
3 16 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.57%) MySQL
8 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.36%) Firebug
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (26.43%) Finance
2 26 (9.29%) Banking
3 13 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.14%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.79%) Retail
7 4 (1.43%) Billing
8 3 (1.07%) Front Office
8 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.71%) .NET
2 17 (6.07%) ASP.NET
3 12 (4.29%) JSP
3 12 (4.29%) Web Services
4 11 (3.93%) XML
5 10 (3.57%) SOAP
6 6 (2.14%) Middleware
6 6 (2.14%) WCF
7 3 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.07%) CSS
7 3 (1.07%) HTML
7 3 (1.07%) Spring
8 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.71%) iBATIS
8 2 (0.71%) jQuery
8 2 (0.71%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.36%) JSON
9 1 (0.36%) REST
9 1 (0.36%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.07%) iSeries
2 31 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.64%) AS400
4 19 (6.79%) iPad
5 10 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.14%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.43%) Clustering
9 4 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) CMDB
10 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.07%) Windows
2 51 (18.21%) Linux
3 34 (12.14%) Unix
4 29 (10.36%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.21%) HPUX
7 8 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.50%) CentOS
9 5 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.43%) Debian
10 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.07%) AIX
11 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.07%) SUSE
11 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.36%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) Solaris
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.64%) ITIL
2 47 (16.79%) ERP
3 28 (10.00%) CRM
4 26 (9.29%) Software Deployment
5 23 (8.21%) Incident Management
5 23 (8.21%) SDLC
6 22 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 20 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 18 (6.43%) Project Management
9 16 (5.71%) ITIL V3
9 16 (5.71%) Service Management
9 16 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 14 (5.00%) Logistics
12 13 (4.64%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.29%) Performance Management
13 12 (4.29%) Release Management
14 9 (3.21%) Change Management
14 9 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 144 (51.43%) SQL
2 31 (11.07%) RPG
3 29 (10.36%) C#
4 20 (7.14%) Java
5 17 (6.07%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.21%) Python
6 9 (3.21%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.50%) Ruby
9 6 (2.14%) VBScript
10 4 (1.43%) Perl
10 4 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.07%) COBOL
11 3 (1.07%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.71%) ABAP
12 2 (0.71%) PHP
12 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.50%) Degree
2 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.14%) MCSA
3 6 (2.14%) MCT
4 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) MCSE
6 2 (0.71%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.36%) GIAC
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.21%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.50%) Puppet
2 6 (2.14%) SCCM
2 6 (2.14%) WSUS
3 4 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.07%) Ganglia
4 3 (1.07%) Graphite
4 3 (1.07%) Kibana
4 3 (1.07%) logstash
4 3 (1.07%) Netcool
5 2 (0.71%) Ansible
5 2 (0.71%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.71%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.36%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (20.00%) Oracle
2 44 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.07%) IBM
4 11 (3.93%) SAP
5 9 (3.21%) Cognos
5 9 (3.21%) Hyperion
6 7 (2.50%) Cisco
6 7 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.14%) Citrix
7 6 (2.14%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.43%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.43%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.43%) VMware
9 3 (1.07%) Pega
9 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.71%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.71%) HP
10 2 (0.71%) iManage
10 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.71%) Talend
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