Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Application Support
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 66 117
Rank change year-on-year -14 +51 -62
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 51 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.15% 3.39% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.59% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 6
North East median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% +19.27% -0.91%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £36,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1305 1420 1512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 94.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1222 1304
North East median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +3.31% +7.15%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the North East

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the North East

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the North East

Applications Support
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear -7 18 £35,500 +9.23%
Durham -21 6 £25,000 -50.00%
Northumberland -6 4 £36,500 +62.22%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle
5 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
6 10 (34.48%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) InfoPath
9 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (24.14%) IFS
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
10 6 (20.69%) Splunk
10 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
10 6 (20.69%) Unix
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 4 (13.79%) VB
11 4 (13.79%) ERP
11 4 (13.79%) B2C
11 4 (13.79%) SLA
11 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
11 4 (13.79%) Middleware
11 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) Computer Science

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SMS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
6 1 (3.45%) COM
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) B2C
3 4 (13.79%) ERP
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Extraction
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) OOP
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Opsview
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) IFS
4 6 (20.69%) Splunk
5 3 (10.34%) Cognos
5 3 (10.34%) Progress
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Sage
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Workday