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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Analyst
Rank 812 832 811
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 67 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.039% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.041% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 63
Average salary £25,250 £24,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.20% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -19.65%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +25 63 £24,750 +3.12% 15
South East -18 31 £28,000 +7.69% 5
London +26 10 £29,000 -3.33% 3
South West -9 10 £18,250 -18.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Hampshire -18 7 £21,000 +10.52%
Berkshire +3 6 £42,000 +52.72% 1
Milton Keynes -1 6 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Bristol - 6 £17,500 - 1
West Sussex +1 5 £28,000 -22.75% 1
West Midlands -6 5 £19,000 -41.53% 3
Winchester -11 5 £21,000 +10.52%
East of England -13 4 £23,750 -1.04% 1
Suffolk - 4 £23,750 -
Hungerford - 4 - -
Glasgow - 3 £100,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 £35,000 -
North West - 3 £22,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £100,000 - 2
East Midlands +22 2 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Somerset +8 2 £21,000 +5.00%
Bath +3 2 £21,000 +5.00%
Coventry -7 2 £33,375 +2.69%
Cheshire - 2 £22,500 - 1
Reading - 2 £42,000 -
Reigate - 2 £36,250 -
Warrington - 2 £22,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Aldershot - 2 £33,750 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £22,500 -

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 95 (57.93%) SQL
2 59 (35.98%) Windows
3 44 (26.83%) Linux
4 43 (26.22%) Degree
5 42 (25.61%) SQL Server
6 40 (24.39%) Oracle
6 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 37 (22.56%) Finance
8 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
9 29 (17.68%) MS Office
10 28 (17.07%) .NET
11 25 (15.24%) ITIL
11 25 (15.24%) UNIX
12 21 (12.80%) Java
12 21 (12.80%) PL/SQL
13 18 (10.98%) C#
14 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (10.37%) SaaS
15 15 (9.15%) Windows 7
15 15 (9.15%) Toad
15 15 (9.15%) SLA
16 13 (7.93%) Apache
16 13 (7.93%) Tomcat
16 13 (7.93%) Time Management
17 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
17 12 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
17 12 (7.32%) Marketing
17 12 (7.32%) Windows XP
17 12 (7.32%) J2EE

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (7.93%) Apache
1 13 (7.93%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 29 (17.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.22%) VPN
1 2 (1.22%) Internet
1 2 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) SSH
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) MySQL
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) DTS
7 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Toad
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Marketing
3 8 (4.88%) Automotive
3 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Electronics
5 4 (2.44%) Legal
5 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.83%) German Language
7 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.22%) French Language
7 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.07%) .NET
2 12 (7.32%) J2EE
3 9 (5.49%) Struts
3 9 (5.49%) Hibernate
3 9 (5.49%) Spring
4 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.05%) HTML
7 4 (2.44%) Middleware
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.83%) XML
8 3 (1.83%) CSS
9 2 (1.22%) JSP
9 2 (1.22%) SOAP
9 2 (1.22%) Web Services
9 2 (1.22%) EDI
10 1 (0.61%) WCF
10 1 (0.61%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.27%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.44%) DTV
5 3 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) GIS
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.98%) Windows
2 44 (26.83%) Linux
3 25 (15.24%) UNIX
4 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.15%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.44%) zOS
8 2 (1.22%) SUSE
8 2 (1.22%) CentOS
8 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.24%) ITIL
2 13 (7.93%) Time Management
3 12 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.10%) Data Analysis
5 10 (6.10%) Software Engineering
6 9 (5.49%) Software Testing
6 9 (5.49%) CRM
7 8 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 8 (4.88%) ERP
7 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.88%) Coaching
8 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.27%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.66%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.05%) Project Management
10 5 (3.05%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.44%) WFM
11 4 (2.44%) High Availability
11 4 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (57.93%) SQL
2 21 (12.80%) Java
2 21 (12.80%) PL/SQL
3 18 (10.98%) C#
4 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.66%) C++
6 4 (2.44%) VB
7 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.22%) Tcl
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) VB6
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (26.22%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) OCPJP
2 9 (5.49%) OCMJD
2 9 (5.49%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.05%) HND
4 3 (1.83%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (24.39%) Oracle
1 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.49%) Sun
3 4 (2.44%) SAP
4 3 (1.83%) Citrix
5 2 (1.22%) Cognos
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.22%) Baan
5 2 (1.22%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) Reuters
6 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.61%) Remedy
6 1 (0.61%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.61%) Draytek
6 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.61%) BMC
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17500.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension, private medical insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
Bellshill
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
CDK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago