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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 123 170 189
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 152 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.39% 1.28% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.32% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 130 78 60
Median salary £37,500 £40,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £46,450 £42,550
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
6147 6508 7024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.65% 96.60% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5163 5398 5801
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +25 84 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Merseyside +13 37 £36,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire +25 14 £37,500 -7.40% 1
Lancashire +18 11 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 - 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 159 (61.15%) SQL
2 110 (42.31%) ITIL
3 106 (40.77%) SQL Server
4 103 (39.62%) Windows
5 91 (35.00%) Finance
6 72 (27.69%) .NET
7 58 (22.31%) T-SQL
8 57 (21.92%) Windows Server
9 54 (20.77%) Microsoft
10 53 (20.38%) C#
11 44 (16.92%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (16.92%) MS Excel
12 43 (16.54%) Linux
12 43 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (15.38%) ASP.NET
14 39 (15.00%) Degree
15 38 (14.62%) PowerShell
16 36 (13.85%) JavaScript
17 35 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (11.92%) SLA
19 30 (11.54%) Apache
20 29 (11.15%) Unix
20 29 (11.15%) MS Office
21 28 (10.77%) Problem Management
22 27 (10.38%) Java
23 26 (10.00%) Oracle
23 26 (10.00%) Active Directory
23 26 (10.00%) Incident Management
23 26 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
23 26 (10.00%) iManage

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 30 (11.54%) Apache
2 24 (9.23%) IIS
3 20 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.54%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (3.46%) CMS
7 8 (3.08%) nginx
8 6 (2.31%) JBoss
9 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 44 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.15%) MS Office
3 9 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Lorenzo
2 6 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.54%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.77%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.77%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.77%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.77%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.77%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.77%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.77%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.38%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.69%) VPN
2 11 (4.23%) Internet
3 5 (1.92%) WebEx
4 4 (1.54%) DNS
5 2 (0.77%) HTTP
5 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.23%) DB2
7 10 (3.85%) Electronic Patient Records
8 8 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.15%) MySQL
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.31%) Subversion
3 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (35.00%) Finance
2 25 (9.62%) Banking
3 19 (7.31%) Law
4 14 (5.38%) Legal
5 7 (2.69%) Retail
6 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.54%) Billing
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) French Language
8 3 (1.15%) German Language
9 2 (0.77%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.77%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.77%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.69%) .NET
2 40 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.46%) WCF
4 17 (6.54%) XML
5 16 (6.15%) SOAP
5 16 (6.15%) Web Services
6 14 (5.38%) HTML
7 13 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.46%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.46%) JSON
8 9 (3.46%) JSP
9 7 (2.69%) CSS
10 6 (2.31%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (1.54%) FIXML
11 4 (1.54%) J2EE
11 4 (1.54%) Middleware
11 4 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (1.54%) XSL
12 3 (1.15%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.92%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.69%) iPad
3 20 (7.69%) iSeries
4 10 (3.85%) SWIFT
5 9 (3.46%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.31%) AS400
7 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.31%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.15%) CMDB
8 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 103 (39.62%) Windows
2 57 (21.92%) Windows Server
3 43 (16.54%) Linux
3 43 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (11.15%) Unix
5 16 (6.15%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.77%) CentOS
7 14 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.00%) Debian
9 10 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.46%) HPUX
11 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.38%) SUSE
12 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.31%) ITIL
2 28 (10.77%) Problem Management
3 26 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 26 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.23%) CRM
5 23 (8.85%) Release Management
6 20 (7.69%) ERP
7 19 (7.31%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.31%) ITIL V3
8 18 (6.92%) Software Deployment
9 17 (6.54%) Workflow
10 16 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.38%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.00%) Change Management
13 12 (4.62%) Document Management
14 11 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (3.85%) Time Management
16 9 (3.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 159 (61.15%) SQL
2 58 (22.31%) T-SQL
3 53 (20.38%) C#
4 38 (14.62%) PowerShell
5 36 (13.85%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.38%) Java
7 21 (8.08%) VB.NET
7 21 (8.08%) VBScript
8 11 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.23%) RPG
9 10 (3.85%) Perl
10 9 (3.46%) PHP
11 8 (3.08%) Python
12 6 (2.31%) C++
13 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.38%) C
16 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 39 (15.00%) Degree
2 23 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.15%) MCSA
3 16 (6.15%) MCT
4 9 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) RHCT
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.92%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.46%) Terminal Server
3 8 (3.08%) Varnish
4 7 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) SCCM
2 12 (4.62%) WMI
3 8 (3.08%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.69%) Cacti
4 7 (2.69%) Munin
4 7 (2.69%) Nagios
4 7 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.69%) Puppet
4 7 (2.69%) WSUS
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.00%) iManage
2 26 (10.00%) Oracle
3 20 (7.69%) IBM
4 19 (7.31%) Citrix
5 14 (5.38%) SAP
6 10 (3.85%) Remedy
7 9 (3.46%) Cisco
7 9 (3.46%) Interwoven
8 7 (2.69%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.31%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.31%) Reuters
10 5 (1.92%) Informatica
11 4 (1.54%) Alias
11 4 (1.54%) BMC
12 3 (1.15%) HP
13 2 (0.77%) Castleton
13 2 (0.77%) VMware
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