The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 290 316 310
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1105 1007 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.89% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 966 904 832
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,225
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Applications Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Applications Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 1039 £36,000 +2.85% 91
London +86 598 £50,000 +11.11% 53
South East +49 195 £28,000 -15.15% 13
City of London +11 133 £47,500 - 21
Surrey +38 72 £26,375 -28.71% 5
East of England +24 62 £28,000 -6.66% 6
Yorkshire +8 54 £32,500 +23.80% 4
South West -33 47 £24,000 -15.78% 3
Hampshire +25 42 £22,500 -15.09% 3
West Yorkshire +6 38 £27,500 +4.76% 4
West Midlands -25 37 £32,500 +22.64% 6
Leeds +15 34 £27,500 -2.65% 2
Berkshire +3 30 £29,500 -10.60%
Essex +9 25 £35,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands -7 21 £32,500 - 3
Bristol +4 20 £24,500 -10.90% 2
North West -61 20 £26,500 -11.66% 3
Scotland -4 19 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Southampton - 17 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +17 15 £26,000 -5.45% 1
West Sussex +14 15 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Glasgow +11 15 £27,500 -6.77%
Cheshire -21 15 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Guildford +23 14 £33,750 +16.37% 1
Birmingham -10 14 £39,750 +59.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 13 £40,750 +23.48%
Somerset +12 12 £22,000 -20.00%
Wales -1 12 £27,500 -5.17% 1
Oxfordshire +14 11 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Reading +7 11 £31,000 +12.72%

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications 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 Applications Support Analyst in their job title.

1 1279 (62.12%) SQL
2 664 (32.25%) Windows
3 647 (31.42%) SQL Server
4 609 (29.58%) Finance
5 541 (26.27%) ITIL
6 534 (25.93%) Oracle
7 455 (22.10%) UNIX
8 424 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 371 (18.02%) Linux
10 363 (17.63%) .NET
11 331 (16.08%) MS Excel
12 324 (15.74%) Java
13 276 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
14 214 (10.39%) IIS
15 205 (9.96%) Front Office
15 205 (9.96%) Degree
16 197 (9.57%) Banking
17 194 (9.42%) XML
18 180 (8.74%) C#
19 168 (8.16%) CRM
20 155 (7.53%) Perl
21 147 (7.14%) HTML
22 133 (6.46%) ERP
22 133 (6.46%) SLA
23 131 (6.36%) Sybase
24 128 (6.22%) SharePoint
25 126 (6.12%) MS Office
26 125 (6.07%) Service Management
27 121 (5.88%) Shell Script
28 119 (5.78%) ITIL Certification

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications 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 Applications Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 214 (10.39%) IIS
2 128 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 96 (4.66%) Tomcat
4 73 (3.55%) Apache
5 57 (2.77%) WebLogic
6 42 (2.04%) JBoss
7 40 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.36%) CMS
9 19 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.68%) OpenEdge
12 13 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (0.58%) MQSeries
13 12 (0.58%) SAS
14 10 (0.49%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.29%) Drupal
17 5 (0.24%) Joomla!
17 5 (0.24%) Node.js
17 5 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 331 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 126 (6.12%) MS Office
3 17 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.44%) MS Project
5 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 51 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.65%) thinkFolio
3 32 (1.55%) Markit EDM
4 26 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.73%) Maximo
7 15 (0.73%) ION MarketView
8 14 (0.68%) Endur
9 13 (0.63%) ACBS
10 12 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.58%) LatentZero
11 10 (0.49%) Primavera
11 10 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.34%) assyst
13 7 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.38%) SaaS
2 26 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.68%) Office 365
4 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.097%) PaaS
7 1 (0.049%) Joyent
7 1 (0.049%) IaaS
7 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 43 (2.09%) Internet
3 28 (1.36%) DNS
4 18 (0.87%) Firewall
5 16 (0.78%) LAN
5 16 (0.78%) WAN
6 14 (0.68%) CTI
7 13 (0.63%) DHCP
8 12 (0.58%) Intranet
8 12 (0.58%) HTTP
9 11 (0.53%) FTP
10 8 (0.39%) SAN
11 7 (0.34%) SSL
11 7 (0.34%) LDAP
12 6 (0.29%) VPN
12 6 (0.29%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.24%) PBX
13 5 (0.24%) VoIP
13 5 (0.24%) SMTP
14 3 (0.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (31.42%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 91 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 90 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (4.27%) Oracle Database
5 78 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (3.59%) MySQL
7 50 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
9 40 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
10 35 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.02%) MS Access
14 17 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.49%) DB2
17 9 (0.44%) Data Mining
18 7 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (1.75%) JIRA
2 25 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 16 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.73%) JUnit
5 12 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (0.58%) Toad
5 12 (0.58%) Subversion
6 11 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.49%) Selenium
8 9 (0.44%) Maven
8 9 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (0.39%) VisualVM
10 7 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
11 6 (0.29%) JMeter
11 6 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.29%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.24%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.19%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 609 (29.58%) Finance
2 205 (9.96%) Front Office
3 197 (9.57%) Banking
4 117 (5.68%) Back Office
5 110 (5.34%) Retail
6 77 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 51 (2.48%) Advertising
8 47 (2.28%) Legal
9 27 (1.31%) Marketing
10 26 (1.26%) Billing
11 24 (1.17%) Publishing
12 21 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.78%) Telecoms
15 14 (0.68%) German Language
16 12 (0.58%) Law
17 6 (0.29%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.24%) French Language
19 4 (0.19%) Private Banking
20 3 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (17.63%) .NET
2 194 (9.42%) XML
3 147 (7.14%) HTML
4 118 (5.73%) Web Services
5 98 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 81 (3.93%) FIX Protocol
7 75 (3.64%) J2EE
8 51 (2.48%) CSS
9 31 (1.51%) Middleware
9 31 (1.51%) WCF
10 29 (1.41%) Spring
11 28 (1.36%) .NET Framework
12 26 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (1.21%) XSLT
14 18 (0.87%) jQuery
15 16 (0.78%) COM+
16 15 (0.73%) WSDL
17 14 (0.68%) SOAP
17 14 (0.68%) Apache Axis
18 12 (0.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 276 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.49%) Fixed Income
2 113 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 112 (5.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 96 (4.66%) Equities
5 91 (4.42%) Derivative
6 90 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 83 (4.03%) Hedge funds
8 76 (3.69%) Mathematics
9 56 (2.72%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.41%) Physics
12 24 (1.17%) GIS
13 23 (1.12%) Chemistry
13 23 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
14 20 (0.97%) Grid Computing
15 18 (0.87%) CMDB
15 18 (0.87%) SWIFT
16 15 (0.73%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 664 (32.25%) Windows
2 455 (22.10%) UNIX
3 371 (18.02%) Linux
4 77 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 40 (1.94%) Solaris
8 35 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 26 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.07%) AIX
12 6 (0.29%) Android
12 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.097%) CentOS
15 2 (0.097%) SUSE
15 2 (0.097%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (26.27%) ITIL
2 168 (8.16%) CRM
3 133 (6.46%) ERP
4 125 (6.07%) Service Management
5 107 (5.20%) Problem Management
6 105 (5.10%) Asset Management
7 101 (4.91%) Change Management
8 95 (4.61%) Investment Management
9 94 (4.57%) Incident Management
10 92 (4.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 85 (4.13%) Project Management
12 67 (3.25%) Service Delivery
13 59 (2.87%) Time Management
13 59 (2.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 51 (2.48%) E-Commerce
14 51 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (2.14%) Data Analysis
16 43 (2.09%) Mentoring
17 42 (2.04%) Release Management
18 41 (1.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1279 (62.12%) SQL
2 324 (15.74%) Java
3 180 (8.74%) C#
4 155 (7.53%) Perl
5 121 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 113 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 108 (5.25%) PL/SQL
8 99 (4.81%) T-SQL
9 97 (4.71%) VB
9 97 (4.71%) Python
10 78 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 55 (2.67%) VBA
11 55 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 46 (2.23%) C++
13 40 (1.94%) PHP
13 40 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.55%) VBScript
15 22 (1.07%) C
16 18 (0.87%) Korn
17 9 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 205 (9.96%) Degree
2 119 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
3 59 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.46%) MCP
6 25 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.63%) MCSE
7 13 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.44%) HNC
9 7 (0.34%) MCSA
10 6 (0.29%) AAT
10 6 (0.29%) MCITP
11 5 (0.24%) HND
12 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.19%) ACCA
12 4 (0.19%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.15%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.46%) SLA
2 44 (2.14%) QA
3 14 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.44%) COBIT
4 9 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.44%) XenApp
3 9 (0.44%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.097%) Squid
7 2 (0.097%) qmail
7 2 (0.097%) IMail Server
8 1 (0.049%) Samba
8 1 (0.049%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.049%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.049%) vSphere
8 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.31%) Nagios
2 22 (1.07%) Control-M
3 16 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
4 15 (0.73%) Puppet
5 13 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.58%) Opsview
7 11 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.39%) SCCM
10 4 (0.19%) WSUS
11 2 (0.097%) Cacti
11 2 (0.097%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.097%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.097%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.097%) Graphite
11 2 (0.097%) collectd
11 2 (0.097%) logstash
12 1 (0.049%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 534 (25.93%) Oracle
2 424 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 131 (6.36%) Sybase
4 78 (3.79%) Citrix
5 52 (2.53%) IBM
6 49 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 41 (1.99%) SAP
8 34 (1.65%) Sun
9 33 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (1.51%) Business Objects
11 30 (1.46%) Murex
11 30 (1.46%) VMware
11 30 (1.46%) Reuters
12 27 (1.31%) Sage
13 26 (1.26%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.12%) ServiceNow
15 21 (1.02%) Fidessa
16 18 (0.87%) Infor
17 17 (0.83%) HP
17 17 (0.83%) Remedy
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