The median annual salary for a Applications Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 230 222 250
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 17 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 7
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,300 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in the North West

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Engineer in the North West

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in the North West

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -17 16 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Applications Support Engineer 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 West region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Puppet
6 7 (24.14%) Ruby
6 7 (24.14%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
7 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
9 4 (13.79%) SUSE
9 4 (13.79%) Debian
9 4 (13.79%) iPad
9 4 (13.79%) Software Deployment
9 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (13.79%) logstash
9 4 (13.79%) Kibana
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) Graphite
9 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
10 3 (10.34%) PowerShell

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) IDOL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) iPad
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Unix
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.79%) Debian
5 4 (13.79%) SUSE
5 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.34%) CentOS
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) MCT
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Graphite
2 4 (13.79%) Kibana
2 4 (13.79%) logstash
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.45%) iManage
4 1 (3.45%) Motorola
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SOTI
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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