The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Analyst
Rank 842 803 837
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 65 66 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.061% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.064% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 65
Average salary £26,750 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.40% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.79%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 -50 60 £27,500 -12.00% 7
South East +4 26 £29,000 -3.33%
East Midlands +9 12 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Milton Keynes +7 12 £32,500 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 12 £32,500 +30.00%
West Midlands +12 10 £32,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 10 £32,500 - 2
Coventry - 10 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire -32 9 £22,500 -1.09% 1
Yorkshire -38 9 £22,500 -1.09% 1
Halifax - 9 £22,500 - 1
Northampton - 9 £32,500 - 2
London -39 8 £24,500 -34.66% 2
Manchester +13 6 £20,000 -12.08%
North West +3 6 £20,000 -12.08%
Altrincham +10 5 £20,000 -12.08%
Surrey -12 4 £31,000 +12.72%
Kent - 4 £21,250 -
Maidstone - 4 £21,250 -
Woking - 4 £31,000 -
Hampshire +4 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Berkshire +2 3 £27,500 -15.38%
City of London -11 3 £23,500 -65.18%
East of England -12 3 £21,000 -28.81% 1
Wales - 2 £18,500 -
Scotland - 2 £30,000 -
West Wales - 2 £18,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £22,500 -
Essex - 2 £21,000 -
Slough - 2 £27,500 -

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (53.13%) SQL
2 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 34 (26.56%) Degree
4 28 (21.88%) .NET
5 27 (21.09%) Java
6 24 (18.75%) Windows
6 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
7 19 (14.84%) HTML
8 18 (14.06%) Oracle
8 18 (14.06%) Linux
9 17 (13.28%) C#
9 17 (13.28%) Finance
10 15 (11.72%) CSS
10 15 (11.72%) Apache
10 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
11 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
12 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
12 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
12 13 (10.16%) PHP
13 12 (9.38%) XML
13 12 (9.38%) IIS
13 12 (9.38%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.59%) Sun
14 11 (8.59%) Struts
14 11 (8.59%) J2EE
14 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (8.59%) Hibernate
14 11 (8.59%) Sun Certification
14 11 (8.59%) OCPJP

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (11.72%) Apache
2 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.38%) IIS
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) DNN
6 2 (1.56%) Drupal
6 2 (1.56%) WordPress
6 2 (1.56%) Kentico
6 2 (1.56%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.78%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (0.78%) Agresso
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) DNS
2 2 (1.56%) LAN
2 2 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) MySQL
3 8 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.78%) KDB
9 1 (0.78%) DTS
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.56%) Subversion
1 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Retail
3 5 (3.91%) Legal
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Games
4 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.88%) .NET
2 19 (14.84%) HTML
3 15 (11.72%) CSS
4 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.38%) XML
6 11 (8.59%) Hibernate
6 11 (8.59%) Spring
6 11 (8.59%) J2EE
6 11 (8.59%) Struts
7 4 (3.13%) jQuery
8 3 (2.34%) Web Services
8 3 (2.34%) Flash
9 2 (1.56%) XSLT
9 2 (1.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.56%) Middleware
9 2 (1.56%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.56%) HTML5
9 2 (1.56%) CSS3
9 2 (1.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Physics
5 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.78%) Biology
5 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.78%) EPoS
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
5 1 (0.78%) Equities
5 1 (0.78%) Derivative
5 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Linux
3 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.91%) UNIX
5 5 (3.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
2 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
3 10 (7.81%) ITIL
4 8 (6.25%) CRM
5 6 (4.69%) Project Management
5 6 (4.69%) Web Development
6 5 (3.91%) ITSM
7 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.13%) Content Management
8 3 (2.34%) Document Management
8 3 (2.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.34%) Service Management
8 3 (2.34%) SEO
8 3 (2.34%) Analytics
9 2 (1.56%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.56%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (1.56%) Web Analytics
9 2 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.13%) SQL
2 27 (21.09%) Java
3 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.28%) C#
5 13 (10.16%) PHP
6 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.69%) C
8 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.91%) C++
9 4 (3.13%) VB
10 2 (1.56%) XQuery
10 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) Python
11 1 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) Degree
2 11 (8.59%) OCPJP
2 11 (8.59%) OCMJD
2 11 (8.59%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.78%) HNC
5 1 (0.78%) HND
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCDST
5 1 (0.78%) MCTS
5 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.91%) SLA
3 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) Oracle
3 11 (8.59%) Sun
4 5 (3.91%) Sage
5 4 (3.13%) Trapeze
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
6 3 (2.34%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.56%) Citrix
7 2 (1.56%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.56%) Google
7 2 (1.56%) Ektron
7 2 (1.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.78%) Nintex
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) CODA
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) JBoss
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