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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Analyst
Rank 794 856 826
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 96 45 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.041% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.044% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 87 45 61
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +57 85 £28,000 -5.08% 15
South East +2 27 £30,000 +4.34% 9
London +28 25 £31,000 -8.82% 5
Buckinghamshire - 15 £32,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 14 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands - 13 £32,500 -
East Midlands +7 11 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Yorkshire -17 11 £25,000 -16.66%
West Yorkshire -18 10 £25,000 -7.40%
Northamptonshire - 10 £32,500 - 1
Northampton - 10 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 9 £32,500 -
Scotland - 8 £40,125 - 2
Glasgow - 7 £40,500 - 1
Wakefield - 7 £25,000 -
North West -13 5 £20,000 -11.11%
South West -19 5 £27,500 -5.17%
Manchester - 5 £20,000 -
Altrincham - 5 £20,000 -
Surrey -4 4 £27,500 +22.22%
East of England -16 4 £24,500 -24.61%
Somerset - 4 £27,500 -
Reading +1 3 £42,500 +49.12%
Hampshire -4 3 £21,000 +10.52% 2
Berkshire -9 3 £42,500 +37.09% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £24,000 -31.42%
Woking - 3 £30,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £24,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +16 2 £34,000 -49.62% 2

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 96 (58.90%) SQL
2 53 (32.52%) SQL Server
3 43 (26.38%) Windows
4 41 (25.15%) Linux
5 40 (24.54%) .NET
5 40 (24.54%) Degree
6 37 (22.70%) Finance
7 36 (22.09%) Oracle
8 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
9 32 (19.63%) Java
10 24 (14.72%) MS Office
10 24 (14.72%) MS Excel
11 23 (14.11%) C#
12 21 (12.88%) ITIL
12 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (11.66%) Computer Science
13 19 (11.66%) J2EE
13 19 (11.66%) Apache
13 19 (11.66%) Tomcat
14 17 (10.43%) HTML
14 17 (10.43%) Software Engineering
15 16 (9.82%) Spring
15 16 (9.82%) OCPJP
15 16 (9.82%) OCMJD
15 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (9.82%) Sun
15 16 (9.82%) Sun Certification
15 16 (9.82%) Hibernate
15 16 (9.82%) Struts
15 16 (9.82%) UNIX

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (11.66%) Apache
1 19 (11.66%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.36%) IIS
3 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.23%) DNN
4 2 (1.23%) WordPress
4 2 (1.23%) Kentico
4 2 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (14.72%) MS Office
1 24 (14.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.61%) Agresso
3 1 (0.61%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) LAN
1 3 (1.84%) WAN
2 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.61%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SSH
3 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.59%) MySQL
3 10 (6.13%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.84%) DTS
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) OLAP
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) KDB
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Toad
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (22.70%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.07%) Electronics
3 5 (3.07%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Legal
4 4 (2.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) French Language
5 2 (1.23%) German Language
5 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.54%) .NET
2 19 (11.66%) J2EE
3 17 (10.43%) HTML
4 16 (9.82%) Spring
4 16 (9.82%) Hibernate
4 16 (9.82%) Struts
5 13 (7.98%) CSS
6 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.91%) XML
8 7 (4.29%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.07%) Web Services
10 3 (1.84%) Middleware
10 3 (1.84%) SOAP
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (1.23%) JSP
12 1 (0.61%) CGI
12 1 (0.61%) Flash
12 1 (0.61%) DHTML
12 1 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.07%) DTV
4 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.61%) GIS
6 1 (0.61%) Equities
6 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) Statistical Arbitrage
6 1 (0.61%) Physics
6 1 (0.61%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.61%) Biology
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.38%) Windows
2 41 (25.15%) Linux
3 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (9.82%) UNIX
4 13 (7.98%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.75%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.23%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) SUSE
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.88%) ITIL
1 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (10.43%) Software Engineering
3 10 (6.13%) CRM
4 9 (5.52%) E-Commerce
4 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
5 8 (4.91%) Time Management
5 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.29%) Project Management
7 6 (3.68%) Software Testing
7 6 (3.68%) ITSM
8 5 (3.07%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (3.07%) Programme Management
9 4 (2.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.84%) SEO
10 3 (1.84%) Analytics
10 3 (1.84%) WFM
11 2 (1.23%) Web Analytics
11 2 (1.23%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.90%) SQL
2 32 (19.63%) Java
3 23 (14.11%) C#
4 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.98%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.36%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.75%) PHP
8 10 (6.13%) C++
9 6 (3.68%) VB
9 6 (3.68%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) Tcl
12 1 (0.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.61%) Python
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (24.54%) Degree
2 16 (9.82%) OCPJP
2 16 (9.82%) OCMJD
2 16 (9.82%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) HND
4 3 (1.84%) CIPFA
4 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) ISO 9000
1 5 (3.07%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (22.09%) Oracle
2 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.82%) Sun
4 5 (3.07%) SAP
5 4 (2.45%) Trapeze
5 4 (2.45%) Sage
6 3 (1.84%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) Google
7 2 (1.23%) Ektron
7 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.61%) Reuters
8 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.61%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) CODA
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) BMC
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