The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 126 171
Rank change year-on-year -31 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 64 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.19% 1.82% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.86% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 17
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Manchester

Applications Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Altrincham -4 7 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Wigan - 4 £27,000 -
Oldham +5 2 £26,750 +33.75%
Stockport -19 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £45,000 -
Applications Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 44 (48.35%) SQL
2 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
3 22 (24.18%) .NET
3 22 (24.18%) Finance
4 21 (23.08%) ITIL
4 21 (23.08%) Windows
5 18 (19.78%) Linux
5 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (17.58%) Oracle
6 16 (17.58%) Unix
7 15 (16.48%) C#
8 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 13 (14.29%) Degree
10 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.19%) Banking
11 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
12 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
12 10 (10.99%) SLA
13 9 (9.89%) IBM
14 8 (8.79%) Logistics
14 8 (8.79%) iPad
14 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
14 8 (8.79%) DNS
14 8 (8.79%) Python
14 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
15 7 (7.69%) Web Services
15 7 (7.69%) Document Management
15 7 (7.69%) CMS
15 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
15 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.69%) CMS
3 6 (6.59%) IIS
4 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.20%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.10%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) DNS
2 3 (3.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) SMS
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.20%) IDOL
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Firebug
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Legal
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.20%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) Web Services
3 6 (6.59%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.20%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.10%) EDI
7 1 (1.10%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) iPad
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) Clustering
4 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 18 (19.78%) Linux
3 16 (17.58%) Unix
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.40%) Debian
7 4 (4.40%) SUSE
7 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) AIX
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (8.79%) Logistics
3 7 (7.69%) Document Management
4 6 (6.59%) Project Management
4 6 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.59%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.49%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (5.49%) Data Integration
5 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
5 5 (5.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.49%) Workflow
6 4 (4.40%) CRM
6 4 (4.40%) Expense Management
6 4 (4.40%) MVC
7 3 (3.30%) High Availability
7 3 (3.30%) Information Management
7 3 (3.30%) Statistics
7 3 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) C#
3 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.79%) Python
4 6 (6.59%) Java
4 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.49%) Perl
5 5 (5.49%) RPG
5 5 (5.49%) RPG IV
5 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.49%) VB
6 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
6 4 (4.40%) VBScript
7 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.20%) ABAP
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) MCSA
2 4 (4.40%) MCT
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Control-M
2 4 (4.40%) Graphite
2 4 (4.40%) Kibana
2 4 (4.40%) logstash
2 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.10%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.10%) Netcool
4 1 (1.10%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.89%) IBM
4 6 (6.59%) iManage
5 5 (5.49%) Interwoven
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.40%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.40%) VMware
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
8 2 (2.20%) HP
9 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.10%) Ariba
9 1 (1.10%) Northgate
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