The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 65 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 14 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.85% 2.64% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.76% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 4
Average salary £30,750 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Applications Support
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 435 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.30% 95.60% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 600 372 486
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) Cerner
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) AppSense
6 3 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Pega
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) C#

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Cerner
2 3 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Pega
4 1 (6.67%) Sage
4 1 (6.67%) Infor
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