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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Analyst
Rank 810 874 837
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 79 59 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.050% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.053% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 45
Average salary £24,500 £30,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £30,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 2 June 2015 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 2 June 2015. 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 +62 75 £25,000 -16.66% 16
South East +8 18 £22,500 -30.76% 6
East of England +21 17 £26,500 +26.19% 5
East Sussex - 13 £22,500 - 1
Brighton - 13 £22,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 12 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Yorkshire +15 10 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £25,000 - 2
Solihull - 7 £22,500 -
South West -8 6 £21,750 +11.53% 2
London +36 5 £27,250 -12.09% 1
Suffolk - 5 £27,500 -
North West +7 4 £21,000 -10.63%
Coventry -10 4 £29,500 -9.23%
Manchester +12 3 £21,000 -10.63%
East Midlands -4 3 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Somerset - 3 £21,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £27,500 -
Altrincham - 3 £21,000 -
City of London +57 2 £30,500 -20.77% 1
West Yorkshire +31 2 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland +16 2 £35,000 -3.44%
Northampton -7 2 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Northamptonshire -14 2 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Middlesex - 2 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 £21,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £26,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £41,250 -

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (64.39%) SQL
2 39 (29.55%) ITIL
3 37 (28.03%) Degree
4 35 (26.52%) .NET
5 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
6 28 (21.21%) Windows
7 26 (19.70%) Oracle
7 26 (19.70%) C#
8 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
9 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
10 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 21 (15.91%) Linux
12 19 (14.39%) Finance
12 19 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (13.64%) XML
14 17 (12.88%) SLA
15 14 (10.61%) Subversion
15 14 (10.61%) Internet
16 13 (9.85%) UNIX
16 13 (9.85%) MS Office
17 12 (9.09%) Java
17 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
18 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
18 11 (8.33%) PHP
18 11 (8.33%) T-SQL
18 11 (8.33%) German Language
18 11 (8.33%) Time Management
19 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
19 10 (7.58%) HTML
19 10 (7.58%) Business Objects

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) JBoss
2 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.79%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) Broadband
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) MS Access
3 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Subversion
2 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.79%) Maven
3 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.27%) Toad
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) German Language
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
4 3 (2.27%) Automotive
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.52%) .NET
2 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 18 (13.64%) XML
4 10 (7.58%) HTML
5 6 (4.55%) J2EE
6 5 (3.79%) JSP
6 5 (3.79%) Ajax
7 4 (3.03%) Spring
7 4 (3.03%) Struts
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.52%) COM+
8 2 (1.52%) CSS
8 2 (1.52%) EDI
8 2 (1.52%) Middleware
9 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.76%) Web Services
9 1 (0.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (1.52%) Physics
5 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.76%) Equities
6 1 (0.76%) Economics
6 1 (0.76%) Derivative
6 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 13 (9.85%) UNIX
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.27%) zOS
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) ITIL
2 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.33%) Time Management
4 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
4 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.82%) Waterfall
6 8 (6.06%) Project Management
7 7 (5.30%) WFM
8 6 (4.55%) DevOps
8 6 (4.55%) ERP
9 5 (3.79%) Release Management
10 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.03%) CRM
11 3 (2.27%) Service Management
11 3 (2.27%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.27%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (64.39%) SQL
2 26 (19.70%) C#
3 12 (9.09%) Java
4 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.33%) PHP
4 11 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.06%) VBA
5 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.30%) VB
6 7 (5.30%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.79%) Pascal
8 5 (3.79%) VB6
8 5 (3.79%) Delphi
9 4 (3.03%) C
10 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (28.03%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.27%) HNC
3 3 (2.27%) HND
4 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.76%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (19.70%) Oracle
2 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.58%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.79%) BancTec
4 5 (3.79%) IBM
4 5 (3.79%) Compuware
5 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.52%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.52%) Alterian
6 2 (1.52%) Baan
7 1 (0.76%) Sun
7 1 (0.76%) Sage
7 1 (0.76%) Symantec
7 1 (0.76%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Dell
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix
7 1 (0.76%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.76%) Civica
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
7 1 (0.76%) LexisNexis
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