The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Analyst
Rank 816 815 840
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 78 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.060% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.064% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 72 65 58
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% -0.90%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Software Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Software Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Analyst over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Software 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 Software Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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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 -44 73 £27,500 -15.38% 8
South East -18 24 £29,000 -10.76% 3
London -15 19 £24,500 -30.00% 3
Yorkshire -28 13 £22,500 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -16 12 £22,500 -1.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £31,250 +25.00%
Milton Keynes +1 10 £31,250 +25.00%
Halifax - 10 £22,500 -
East Midlands 0 9 £32,500 +44.44%
Northamptonshire - 9 £32,500 -
Northampton - 8 £32,500 -
West Midlands +5 7 £32,500 -
Coventry - 7 £32,500 -
Altrincham +8 5 £20,000 -12.08%
Berkshire +3 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Manchester 0 5 £20,000 -12.08%
Surrey 0 5 £31,000 +37.77%
North West -7 5 £20,000 -2.43%
Woking - 5 £31,000 -
City of London +8 4 £23,500 -65.18% 1
East of England -15 4 £24,000 -33.79%
Scotland - 4 £37,375 -
Glasgow - 4 £37,375 -
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £24,000 -33.79%
Kent - 3 £21,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £24,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £21,000 - 1
Yeovil 0 2 £27,500 +19.56%
South West -10 2 £27,500 +4.76% 1
Somerset -19 2 £27,500 +19.56%

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Support Analyst in their job title.

1 85 (60.28%) SQL
2 46 (32.62%) SQL Server
3 36 (25.53%) Degree
4 32 (22.70%) .NET
5 31 (21.99%) Windows
6 29 (20.57%) Linux
6 29 (20.57%) Java
7 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.73%) Finance
9 23 (16.31%) Oracle
10 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
10 20 (14.18%) HTML
11 19 (13.48%) C#
11 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
12 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
13 17 (12.06%) Apache
14 16 (11.35%) MS Office
14 16 (11.35%) CSS
15 15 (10.64%) Tomcat
16 14 (9.93%) XML
16 14 (9.93%) Software Engineering
17 13 (9.22%) Spring
17 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (9.22%) OCPJP
17 13 (9.22%) OCMJD
17 13 (9.22%) Struts
17 13 (9.22%) PHP
17 13 (9.22%) J2EE
17 13 (9.22%) Hibernate
17 13 (9.22%) Sun Certification

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (12.06%) Apache
2 15 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.80%) IIS
4 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.13%) CMS
6 2 (1.42%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.42%) DNN
6 2 (1.42%) Drupal
6 2 (1.42%) WordPress
6 2 (1.42%) Kentico
7 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.71%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.71%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.71%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) LAN
1 2 (1.42%) WAN
1 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.71%) DNS
2 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.71%) FTP
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (5.67%) MySQL
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.13%) DTS
7 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) KDB
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Toad
2 2 (1.42%) Subversion
2 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (17.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Legal
3 5 (3.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.13%) Electronics
4 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
5 2 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.70%) .NET
2 20 (14.18%) HTML
3 16 (11.35%) CSS
4 14 (9.93%) XML
5 13 (9.22%) Struts
5 13 (9.22%) J2EE
5 13 (9.22%) Hibernate
5 13 (9.22%) Spring
6 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.84%) jQuery
8 3 (2.13%) SOAP
8 3 (2.13%) Web Services
8 3 (2.13%) Flash
9 2 (1.42%) Middleware
9 2 (1.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (1.42%) XSLT
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.42%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.42%) HTML5
9 2 (1.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.13%) DTV
4 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.71%) Physics
5 1 (0.71%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.71%) Biology
5 1 (0.71%) Equities
5 1 (0.71%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.71%) EPoS
5 1 (0.71%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.99%) Windows
2 29 (20.57%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.96%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.55%) UNIX
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.93%) Software Engineering
2 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.51%) ITIL
4 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.38%) Project Management
6 7 (4.96%) CRM
7 6 (4.26%) ITSM
8 5 (3.55%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.84%) Content Management
9 4 (2.84%) Web Development
9 4 (2.84%) Time Management
10 3 (2.13%) Analytics
10 3 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.13%) SEO
10 3 (2.13%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.13%) Service Management
11 2 (1.42%) B2B
11 2 (1.42%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.28%) SQL
2 29 (20.57%) Java
3 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.48%) C#
5 13 (9.22%) PHP
6 12 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.96%) C++
8 5 (3.55%) VB
8 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.13%) C
9 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.42%) XQuery
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (25.53%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Sun Certification
2 13 (9.22%) OCPJP
2 13 (9.22%) OCMJD
3 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) CIPFA
5 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCDST
6 1 (0.71%) HNC
6 1 (0.71%) HND
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.31%) Oracle
3 13 (9.22%) Sun
4 4 (2.84%) Sage
4 4 (2.84%) Trapeze
5 3 (2.13%) VMware
5 3 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (1.42%) Adobe
6 2 (1.42%) Citrix
6 2 (1.42%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.42%) Google
6 2 (1.42%) Ektron
7 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.71%) Nintex
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) CODA
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum + A generous benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago