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The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 97 87 59
Rank change year-on-year -10 -28 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 21 17 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.40% 1.45% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.57% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 16
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,325 £28,250
25th Percentile - £27,750 £31,906
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +21.21%
75th Percentile - £40,938 £49,688
90th Percentile £47,875 £47,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +10.39%

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 1,427 1,084 748
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 92.41% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 843 634
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,075
25th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £60,500 £56,500 £50,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £60,700
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support in the North East over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cleveland - 11 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear -10 6 £43,750 +34.62% 3
Durham -2 4 £39,500 +33.90% 2
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, Applications Support job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL
3 13 (61.90%) Azure
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Migration
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) SAPscript
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle
5 11 (52.38%) LAN
5 11 (52.38%) AIX
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) Apache
5 11 (52.38%) CRM
5 11 (52.38%) Unix
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (52.38%) SAP
5 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
5 11 (52.38%) Degree
5 11 (52.38%) Mathematics
5 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (52.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (52.38%) Kafka
5 11 (52.38%) GitHub
5 11 (52.38%) Bash
5 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
5 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (52.38%) Ansible

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 (52.38%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Azure
2 11 (52.38%) Apigee
2 11 (52.38%) Azure DevOps
2 11 (52.38%) GitHub
2 11 (52.38%) GitHub Actions
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
1 11 (52.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Public Sector
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Kafka
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) AIX
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 12 (57.14%) Migration
3 11 (52.38%) CI/CD
3 11 (52.38%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
3 11 (52.38%) Containerisation
3 11 (52.38%) CRM
3 11 (52.38%) DevOps
3 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Mathematics
3 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Agile
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Bash
2 11 (52.38%) SAPscript
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 11 (52.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Ansible
1 11 (52.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) SAP
2 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 3 (14.29%) Wonderware
4 2 (9.52%) AVEVA