The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 74 96
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.51% 1.25% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.29% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 25
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +5.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,300 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,800 £40,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1387 928 1642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.33% 96.37% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 812 1310
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Cheshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Cheshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Cheshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Knutsford - 10 £52,500 -
Warrington - 5 £32,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £26,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £24,000 -
Northwich - 1 £37,500 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cheshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 13 (34.21%) Banking
5 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) Service Management
6 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
7 10 (26.32%) Unix
7 10 (26.32%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.05%) JBoss
9 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) AppDynamics
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
12 5 (13.16%) Line Management
12 5 (13.16%) .NET
12 5 (13.16%) Java
12 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.16%) CA Wily
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
13 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.53%) IIS
13 4 (10.53%) AIX
13 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
13 4 (10.53%) Middleware

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) CICS
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BASE24
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) ATM
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) WebEx
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) IMS/DB
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) WF
4 2 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
1 11 (28.95%) Service Management
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.16%) Line Management
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Coaching
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Single Customer View
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) COBOL
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) MobiControl
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) AppDynamics
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Splunk
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.63%) Motorola
5 1 (2.63%) SOTI
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago