The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Analyst
Rank - 29 37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Analyst 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.60% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +1.78%
Support Analyst
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 122 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.27% 97.60% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 46 99 189
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Analyst in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Belfast region.

Support Analyst Salary Trend in Belfast

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) CommVault
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Tcl
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Jython

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) FileNet
1 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Tcl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) CommVault
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
1 4 (66.67%) Sophos
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) IBM