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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Analyst
Rank 819 811 831
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 83 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.061% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.065% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 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 £21,250 £21,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £47,500 £36,950
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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 1 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 1 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 -13 78 £26,000 -20.00% 7
South East +10 26 £29,000 -10.76% 2
London -18 21 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Yorkshire -29 14 £22,500 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -27 13 £22,500 -1.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £31,250 +25.00%
Milton Keynes -5 10 £31,250 +25.00%
Halifax - 10 £22,500 -
East Midlands -1 9 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £32,500 - 1
Northampton - 8 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands +4 7 £32,500 -
Coventry - 7 £32,500 -
Surrey +1 6 £30,500 +35.55%
Berkshire -4 6 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Altrincham +6 5 £20,000 -12.08%
City of London -1 5 £23,500 -65.18% 1
North West -10 5 £20,000 -2.43%
Manchester -15 5 £20,000 -12.08%
Woking - 5 £31,000 -
East of England -18 4 £24,000 -33.79%
Scotland - 4 £37,375 -
Glasgow - 4 £37,375 -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £24,000 -33.79%
Kent - 3 £21,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £24,000 -
Reading - 3 £42,500 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £21,000 - 1
Yeovil -1 2 £27,500 +19.56%
Somerset -20 2 £27,500 +19.56%

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 84 (59.15%) SQL
2 44 (30.99%) SQL Server
3 37 (26.06%) Degree
4 33 (23.24%) .NET
5 30 (21.13%) Windows
5 30 (21.13%) Linux
6 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
6 29 (20.42%) Java
7 27 (19.01%) Finance
8 23 (16.20%) Oracle
9 19 (13.38%) JavaScript
9 19 (13.38%) C#
9 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
10 18 (12.68%) HTML
10 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
11 17 (11.97%) Apache
11 17 (11.97%) MS Office
12 16 (11.27%) CSS
13 15 (10.56%) Tomcat
14 14 (9.86%) Software Engineering
15 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (9.15%) OCPJP
15 13 (9.15%) OCMJD
15 13 (9.15%) Spring
15 13 (9.15%) SaaS
15 13 (9.15%) Sun Certification
15 13 (9.15%) Hibernate
15 13 (9.15%) XML
15 13 (9.15%) Sun
15 13 (9.15%) Struts

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (11.97%) Apache
2 15 (10.56%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.75%) IIS
4 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.41%) CMS
5 2 (1.41%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.41%) DNN
5 2 (1.41%) Drupal
5 2 (1.41%) WordPress
5 2 (1.41%) Kentico
6 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.70%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.70%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) LAN
1 2 (1.41%) WAN
1 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.70%) DNS
2 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.70%) FTP
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (5.63%) MySQL
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) DTS
6 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) KDB
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Toad
2 2 (1.41%) Subversion
2 2 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.11%) Electronics
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Games
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.24%) .NET
2 18 (12.68%) HTML
3 16 (11.27%) CSS
4 13 (9.15%) J2EE
4 13 (9.15%) Struts
4 13 (9.15%) XML
4 13 (9.15%) Hibernate
4 13 (9.15%) Spring
5 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.11%) SOAP
6 3 (2.11%) Web Services
6 3 (2.11%) Flash
6 3 (2.11%) jQuery
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.41%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.41%) HTML5
7 2 (1.41%) CSS3
7 2 (1.41%) Sass
7 2 (1.41%) Middleware
7 2 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.11%) DTV
4 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Physics
5 1 (0.70%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.70%) Biology
5 1 (0.70%) Equities
5 1 (0.70%) Derivative
5 1 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.70%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.13%) Windows
1 30 (21.13%) Linux
2 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.93%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.23%) UNIX
6 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.45%) ITIL
4 11 (7.75%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.34%) Project Management
6 6 (4.23%) CRM
6 6 (4.23%) ITSM
7 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.82%) Content Management
8 4 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.82%) Web Development
8 4 (2.82%) Time Management
9 3 (2.11%) Analytics
9 3 (2.11%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.11%) Service Management
9 3 (2.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.11%) SEO
9 3 (2.11%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.41%) Document Management
10 2 (1.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.15%) SQL
2 29 (20.42%) Java
3 19 (13.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.38%) C#
4 13 (9.15%) PHP
5 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.63%) C++
7 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.52%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.82%) VB
10 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.11%) C
11 2 (1.41%) XQuery
12 1 (0.70%) Tcl
12 1 (0.70%) Python
12 1 (0.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.70%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (26.06%) Degree
2 13 (9.15%) OCPJP
2 13 (9.15%) OCMJD
2 13 (9.15%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) CIPFA
5 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) HNC
6 1 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.20%) Oracle
3 13 (9.15%) Sun
4 4 (2.82%) Sage
4 4 (2.82%) Trapeze
5 3 (2.11%) VMware
5 3 (2.11%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe
6 2 (1.41%) Citrix
6 2 (1.41%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.41%) Google
6 2 (1.41%) Ektron
7 1 (0.70%) Reuters
7 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.70%) CODA
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