Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 58 70
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 38 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.53% 3.59% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 3.70% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 6
Lancashire median annual salary £33,000 £26,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.53% +12.77% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £20,125 £22,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £31,875
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 820 865 797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.74% 96.97% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 679 735 688
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Lancashire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Lancashire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Lancashire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +8 30 £35,000 +48.94% 3
Preston +3 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Burnley - 1 - -
Applications Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 31 (81.58%) Oracle
3 27 (71.05%) Software Deployment
4 23 (60.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) SLA
7 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) Finance
7 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Office 365
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
8 1 (2.63%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (2.63%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
1 1 (2.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Software Deployment
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Baan
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) IFS
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
4 1 (2.63%) Sage