The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.12% 5.49% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 5.60% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Median salary £50,000 £29,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.06% -0.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £45,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 482 469
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.35% 97.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 445 399 374
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £56,300
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Merseyside

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Merseyside

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Merseyside

Applications Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 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
Liverpool -5 12 £50,000 +96.07%
Applications Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) SAP
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
6 5 (21.74%) Apache
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) JSP
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (17.39%) Front Office
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Ruby
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) QlikView
9 2 (8.70%) Release Management
9 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
9 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Aareon QL
1 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Front Office
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) HPUX
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Aareon