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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Analyst
Rank 810 829 819
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Analyst 48 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.039% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 45
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £20,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +13.33%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +22 45 £27,500 +1.85% 11
South East -10 17 £28,000 +30.23% 1
London +11 7 £30,000 -11.11% 2
South West -19 7 £32,500 +62.50% 2
Brighton - 6 £27,250 -
Bristol - 6 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £27,250 -
West Midlands -23 5 £26,000 -30.66% 3
West Sussex 0 4 £28,000 -22.75%
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £27,500 -19.11%
Yorkshire -1 3 £27,500 +17.02%
North West -4 3 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Scotland - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £29,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
East of England +8 2 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Milton Keynes +3 2 £27,500 -19.11%
Leeds +3 2 £27,500 +17.02%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £27,500 +17.02%
Hampshire -8 2 £33,750 +77.63%
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Warrington - 2 £22,500 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £22,500 - 1
Aldershot - 2 £33,750 -
Finchley - 2 £31,500 -
East Midlands +16 1 £19,500 -42.22%
City of London -3 1 £28,500 -15.55% 1
Reading -4 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Berkshire -6 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Horsham -10 1 £19,000 -

Software Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 75 (51.02%) SQL
2 51 (34.69%) Windows
3 44 (29.93%) Degree
4 38 (25.85%) Oracle
5 37 (25.17%) Linux
6 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 31 (21.09%) SQL Server
8 28 (19.05%) .NET
8 28 (19.05%) ITIL
8 28 (19.05%) Finance
9 27 (18.37%) UNIX
10 26 (17.69%) MS Excel
11 20 (13.61%) SLA
11 20 (13.61%) MS Office
12 19 (12.93%) C#
12 19 (12.93%) Java
13 14 (9.52%) PL/SQL
13 14 (9.52%) Tomcat
14 13 (8.84%) J2EE
14 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (8.84%) Windows 7
15 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.16%) Time Management
16 11 (7.48%) MySQL
16 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
16 11 (7.48%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (7.48%) Marketing
17 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (6.80%) Apache
17 10 (6.80%) Service Delivery

Software Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.80%) Apache
3 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.72%) Joomla!
4 4 (2.72%) JBoss
4 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.04%) IIS
6 2 (1.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) VPN
1 2 (1.36%) Internet
1 2 (1.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) SSH
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) MySQL
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.08%) MS Access
5 4 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Toad
2 4 (2.72%) Subversion
2 4 (2.72%) Maven
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Marketing
3 9 (6.12%) Automotive
4 7 (4.76%) Retail
5 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.04%) Legal
6 3 (2.04%) German Language
7 2 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.36%) French Language
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.05%) .NET
2 13 (8.84%) J2EE
3 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.12%) HTML
5 8 (5.44%) Struts
5 8 (5.44%) Spring
6 7 (4.76%) XML
7 6 (4.08%) JSP
7 6 (4.08%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.72%) Middleware
8 4 (2.72%) Ajax
8 4 (2.72%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.36%) EDI
9 2 (1.36%) Web Services
9 2 (1.36%) COM+
9 2 (1.36%) CSS
10 1 (0.68%) DHTML
10 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) DTV
6 2 (1.36%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Equities
7 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.69%) Windows
2 37 (25.17%) Linux
3 27 (18.37%) UNIX
4 13 (8.84%) Windows 7
4 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.40%) zOS
8 2 (1.36%) SUSE
8 2 (1.36%) CentOS
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) ITIL
2 12 (8.16%) Time Management
3 11 (7.48%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (6.80%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.12%) CRM
5 9 (6.12%) ERP
5 9 (6.12%) Software Testing
5 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.12%) Coaching
6 8 (5.44%) Data Analysis
6 8 (5.44%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.08%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.08%) Release Management
9 5 (3.40%) Manual Testing
9 5 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.72%) DevOps
10 4 (2.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (51.02%) SQL
2 19 (12.93%) Java
2 19 (12.93%) C#
3 14 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.76%) VBA
6 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.40%) PHP
7 5 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.72%) VB
8 4 (2.72%) Delphi
8 4 (2.72%) Pascal
9 3 (2.04%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) C
10 2 (1.36%) VB6
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (29.93%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) OCPJP
2 6 (4.08%) OCMJD
2 6 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.40%) HND
4 3 (2.04%) VCP4
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (25.85%) Oracle
2 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.08%) Sun
3 6 (4.08%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.72%) Compuware
4 4 (2.72%) BancTec
4 4 (2.72%) IBM
5 3 (2.04%) Citrix
6 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.36%) Baan
6 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) Cognos
6 2 (1.36%) Alterian
6 2 (1.36%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.68%) Draytek
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) Remedy
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