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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 131 210 146
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 115 52 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 0.80% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.82% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 97 44 105
Median salary £36,000 £33,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.27% +10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,450 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,550 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
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
5722 6326 6913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.89% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 5161 5555
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +34 63 £37,500 - 6
Merseyside +15 31 £36,000 -24.21% 5
Cheshire +30 13 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Lancashire - 7 £31,250 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 133 (63.03%) SQL
2 96 (45.50%) ITIL
3 92 (43.60%) SQL Server
4 91 (43.13%) Finance
5 79 (37.44%) Windows
6 63 (29.86%) .NET
7 60 (28.44%) T-SQL
8 59 (27.96%) Microsoft
9 44 (20.85%) Windows Server
10 43 (20.38%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (20.38%) MS Excel
11 42 (19.91%) C#
11 42 (19.91%) PowerShell
12 40 (18.96%) Degree
12 40 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (18.01%) MS Office
14 36 (17.06%) iManage
15 35 (16.59%) Active Directory
16 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET
17 33 (15.64%) SLA
18 32 (15.17%) Banking
19 29 (13.74%) Linux
19 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (13.27%) CRM
20 28 (13.27%) JavaScript
21 27 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
22 25 (11.85%) Unix
23 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
23 24 (11.37%) WCF
23 24 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008

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 21 (9.95%) IIS
2 20 (9.48%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.11%) Apache
4 14 (6.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (6.64%) CMS
5 11 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.74%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.32%) nginx
8 5 (2.37%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.42%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 38 (18.01%) MS Office
3 16 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (4.74%) Lorenzo
2 7 (3.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.42%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.95%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.95%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.95%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.95%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.95%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.95%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.95%) Primavera
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.47%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.11%) VPN
2 7 (3.32%) Internet
3 5 (2.37%) WebEx
4 2 (0.95%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (43.60%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.74%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.42%) MS Access
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.95%) MySQL
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.95%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.47%) DB2
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
1 6 (2.84%) Subversion
2 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.95%) MSI
3 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.95%) WiX
General
1 91 (43.13%) Finance
2 32 (15.17%) Banking
3 22 (10.43%) Law
3 22 (10.43%) Legal
4 6 (2.84%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) French Language
6 3 (1.42%) German Language
7 2 (0.95%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.95%) Hindi Language
7 2 (0.95%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.86%) .NET
2 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.37%) WCF
4 16 (7.58%) .NET Framework
5 14 (6.64%) HTML
6 13 (6.16%) XML
7 11 (5.21%) Web Services
8 7 (3.32%) JSON
8 7 (3.32%) SOAP
9 6 (2.84%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.84%) CSS
9 6 (2.84%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (1.90%) FIXML
10 4 (1.90%) J2EE
10 4 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.90%) XSL
11 1 (0.47%) EDI
11 1 (0.47%) Java EE
11 1 (0.47%) Middleware
11 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.38%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (18.96%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.95%) SWIFT
4 19 (9.00%) iPad
5 17 (8.06%) Credit Risk
6 14 (6.64%) Blackberry
7 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.27%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.42%) Fintech
10 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.44%) Windows
2 44 (20.85%) Windows Server
3 29 (13.74%) Linux
3 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (11.85%) Unix
5 15 (7.11%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.27%) Debian
8 8 (3.79%) CentOS
9 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.95%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (45.50%) ITIL
2 28 (13.27%) CRM
3 27 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (9.95%) Problem Management
4 21 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (9.48%) Incident Management
5 20 (9.48%) Software Deployment
6 19 (9.00%) Change Management
7 18 (8.53%) Data Analysis
7 18 (8.53%) Document Management
8 17 (8.06%) Time Management
8 17 (8.06%) Wealth Management
9 16 (7.58%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.64%) Configuration Management
10 14 (6.64%) Expense Management
10 14 (6.64%) ITSM
10 14 (6.64%) Workflow
11 11 (5.21%) Release Management
11 11 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 133 (63.03%) SQL
2 60 (28.44%) T-SQL
3 42 (19.91%) C#
3 42 (19.91%) PowerShell
4 28 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.48%) VBScript
6 16 (7.58%) Java
7 13 (6.16%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.74%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.27%) Perl
10 8 (3.79%) Python
11 7 (3.32%) C
11 7 (3.32%) PHP
12 6 (2.84%) C++
13 5 (2.37%) VBA
14 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.95%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.95%) RPG
17 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (18.96%) Degree
2 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.53%) MCSA
4 15 (7.11%) MCT
5 7 (3.32%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.90%) MCSE
7 3 (1.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) RHCT
8 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.64%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 35 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.64%) Terminal Server
3 7 (3.32%) Varnish
4 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (8.06%) WMI
2 15 (7.11%) SCCM
3 7 (3.32%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.32%) Puppet
4 6 (2.84%) Cacti
4 6 (2.84%) Munin
4 6 (2.84%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.06%) iManage
3 23 (10.90%) Oracle
4 20 (9.48%) Citrix
5 17 (8.06%) Bloomberg
5 17 (8.06%) Reuters
6 15 (7.11%) Remedy
7 14 (6.64%) Interwoven
8 13 (6.16%) SAP
9 12 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (4.74%) IBM
11 5 (2.37%) Informatica
12 4 (1.90%) Alias
12 4 (1.90%) BMC
12 4 (1.90%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.42%) Cisco
13 3 (1.42%) WorldPay
14 2 (0.95%) Aareon
14 2 (0.95%) Kypera
14 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
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