Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 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 Specialist
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 355 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +375
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 18 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
North West median annual salary £46,750 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.85% - -
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12848 12139 12423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10290 10208 10309
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in the North West

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in the North West

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in the North West

Applications Support Specialist
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 Specialist within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire -13 18 £46,750 -
Applications Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Advertising
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) IMS/DB
7 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Information Security
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) CICS
7 3 (16.67%) COBOL
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) DB2

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) CICS
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 3 (16.67%) IMS/DB
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Advertising
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) ODBC
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) COBOL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) CA