The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 158 127 160
Rank change year-on-year -31 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 41 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 1.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.67% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 24
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +53.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
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 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 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 26 March 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 26 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
Stockport - 7 £35,000 - 1
Heywood - 5 £21,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £19,750 - 1
Oldham - 2 £30,750 -
Salford -7 1 £22,000 - 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 27 (27.55%) Linux
3 26 (26.53%) ITIL
3 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
4 23 (23.47%) Finance
5 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (20.41%) .NET
7 17 (17.35%) Windows
8 15 (15.31%) iPad
9 13 (13.27%) Unix
10 11 (11.22%) WebLogic
10 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
11 10 (10.20%) SLA
11 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
12 9 (9.18%) Degree
12 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.16%) C#
13 8 (8.16%) Java
13 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
13 8 (8.16%) Python
13 8 (8.16%) Logistics
13 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
13 8 (8.16%) Puppet
14 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
14 7 (7.14%) Change Management
14 7 (7.14%) Oracle
14 7 (7.14%) IIS
14 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
15 6 (6.12%) MySQL
15 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.22%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) JBoss
5 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.02%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) VPN
2 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) IDOL
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.02%) Firebug
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.08%) HTML
4 3 (3.06%) CSS
4 3 (3.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.04%) Middleware
5 2 (2.04%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.04%) WCF
6 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.02%) jQuery
6 1 (1.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.31%) iPad
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Linux
2 17 (17.35%) Windows
3 13 (13.27%) Unix
4 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.08%) CentOS
5 4 (4.08%) Debian
5 4 (4.08%) SUSE
5 4 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.04%) AIX
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) ITIL
2 8 (8.16%) Logistics
2 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
3 7 (7.14%) Change Management
3 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.10%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (5.10%) Data Protection
4 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.08%) Project Management
5 4 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.06%) Dependency Management
6 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.06%) Release Management
6 3 (3.06%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (3.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.16%) C#
3 8 (8.16%) Java
3 8 (8.16%) Python
4 6 (6.12%) Ruby
5 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.10%) RPG
5 5 (5.10%) RPG IV
6 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.04%) ABAP
8 2 (2.04%) Perl
8 2 (2.04%) VBScript
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) MCSA
3 2 (2.04%) MCT
4 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) CCNA
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Graphite
2 4 (4.08%) Kibana
2 4 (4.08%) logstash
2 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.04%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.04%) Netcool
3 2 (2.04%) SCCM
3 2 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.10%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.04%) Citrix
5 2 (2.04%) iManage
5 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) Northgate
6 1 (1.02%) Pega
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