The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
North West / Cheshire
Rank 73 93 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.51% 0.92% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 11
Median salary £45,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £21,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 1026 1250 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.07% 95.49% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1066 1288
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 - 8 £46,750 -
Warrington +8 2 £37,000 +64.44% 1
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) Finance
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) Banking
5 15 (37.50%) Oracle
6 14 (35.00%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) Service Management
7 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.00%) Unix
8 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (22.50%) CRM
10 9 (22.50%) Cognos
10 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
10 9 (22.50%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
10 9 (22.50%) Project Management
10 9 (22.50%) Hyperion
10 9 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
11 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
13 6 (15.00%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (15.00%) Mainframe
13 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
13 6 (15.00%) JBoss

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 4 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) CICS
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.50%) DB2
6 2 (5.00%) IMS/DB
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) WF
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Unix
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Service Management
2 12 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (22.50%) CRM
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
7 3 (7.50%) Workflow
8 2 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.00%) Single Customer View
8 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) COBOL
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) GIAC
1 1 (2.50%) MCSE
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.50%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.50%) MobiControl
3 1 (2.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) Cognos
3 9 (22.50%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.50%) Motorola
4 1 (2.50%) SOTI
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec
Crewe
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