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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Analyst
Rank 817 817 837
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 85 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.055% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.059% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 76 59 59
Average salary £28,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 78 £27,500 -15.38% 8
South East -4 25 £30,000 -7.69% 4
London -24 21 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Yorkshire -23 14 £22,500 -21.05%
West Yorkshire -22 13 £22,500 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £31,250 +4.16% 3
Milton Keynes +4 12 £31,250 +4.16% 3
West Midlands - 9 £32,500 - 1
Altrincham +9 8 £20,000 -12.08%
Manchester +7 8 £20,000 -12.08%
East Midlands +6 8 £32,500 +44.44% 1
North West -14 8 £20,000 -2.43%
Northamptonshire - 8 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 8 £32,500 -
Halifax - 7 £22,500 -
Northampton - 7 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +2 6 £30,500 +35.55%
Glasgow - 6 £40,500 - 1
Scotland - 6 £40,500 - 1
Wakefield - 5 £25,000 -
Woking - 5 £31,000 -
Berkshire -1 4 £32,750 +0.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £24,000 -33.79%
Reading -3 3 £42,500 +63.46%
East of England -31 3 £24,000 -33.79%
Cambridge - 3 £24,000 -
Yeovil +3 2 £27,500 +19.56%
City of London +2 2 £34,000 -49.62% 1
Somerset -14 2 £27,500 +19.56%
South West -32 2 £27,500 +1.85% 1

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 90 (61.64%) SQL
2 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
3 39 (26.71%) Linux
4 37 (25.34%) Windows
5 36 (24.66%) .NET
5 36 (24.66%) Degree
6 34 (23.29%) Oracle
7 30 (20.55%) Java
8 29 (19.86%) Finance
9 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
10 22 (15.07%) C#
11 21 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
12 20 (13.70%) MS Office
13 19 (13.01%) Apache
13 19 (13.01%) Tomcat
13 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
14 18 (12.33%) HTML
14 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
15 17 (11.64%) Software Engineering
15 17 (11.64%) J2EE
16 16 (10.96%) Struts
16 16 (10.96%) ITIL
16 16 (10.96%) Hibernate
16 16 (10.96%) Sun
16 16 (10.96%) Sun Certification
16 16 (10.96%) OCPJP
16 16 (10.96%) OCMJD
16 16 (10.96%) Spring
17 15 (10.27%) CSS

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.01%) Apache
1 19 (13.01%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.53%) IIS
3 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.37%) CMS
4 2 (1.37%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.37%) DNN
4 2 (1.37%) Kentico
4 2 (1.37%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) MS Office
2 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.68%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.68%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) LAN
1 3 (2.05%) WAN
2 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.37%) Internet
2 2 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) MySQL
3 10 (6.85%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.05%) DTS
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) KDB
9 1 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Toad
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Retail
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
3 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.74%) Electronics
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Back Office
4 2 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.66%) .NET
2 18 (12.33%) HTML
3 17 (11.64%) J2EE
4 16 (10.96%) Struts
4 16 (10.96%) Hibernate
4 16 (10.96%) Spring
5 15 (10.27%) CSS
6 12 (8.22%) XML
7 10 (6.85%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.42%) Web Services
8 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.05%) Middleware
9 3 (2.05%) SOAP
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (1.37%) WCF
11 1 (0.68%) jQuery
11 1 (0.68%) Flash
11 1 (0.68%) CGI
11 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.42%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.74%) DTV
5 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Physics
6 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.68%) Biology
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Equities
6 1 (0.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) Statistical Arbitrage
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) Linux
2 37 (25.34%) Windows
3 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.22%) UNIX
5 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.16%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.64%) Software Engineering
3 16 (10.96%) ITIL
4 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.16%) CRM
6 8 (5.48%) Project Management
7 7 (4.79%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.11%) Time Management
8 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.42%) ITSM
10 4 (2.74%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.74%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (2.74%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.05%) WFM
11 3 (2.05%) SEO
11 3 (2.05%) Analytics
12 2 (1.37%) Server Monitoring
12 2 (1.37%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (1.37%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (61.64%) SQL
2 30 (20.55%) Java
3 22 (15.07%) C#
4 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.22%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.22%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.53%) PHP
7 9 (6.16%) C++
8 6 (4.11%) VB
9 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.68%) Tcl
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (24.66%) Degree
2 16 (10.96%) OCPJP
2 16 (10.96%) OCMJD
2 16 (10.96%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) HND
5 3 (2.05%) CIPFA
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.74%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.05%) QA
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (23.29%) Oracle
2 26 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.96%) Sun
4 4 (2.74%) Sage
4 4 (2.74%) Trapeze
4 4 (2.74%) SAP
5 3 (2.05%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.05%) VMware
6 2 (1.37%) Google
6 2 (1.37%) Ektron
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix
6 2 (1.37%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) CODA
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) Draytek
7 1 (0.68%) Reuters
7 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
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