Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 403 379 340
Rank change year-on-year -24 -39 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,062 1,310 1,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.84% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1,157 1,380
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 133,369 155,858 161,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107,696 127,741 135,329
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 636 £50,000 +11.11% 34
South East -10 151 £35,000 +16.67% 16
North of England -49 87 £29,000 -1.70% 11
Midlands -40 71 £31,375 +2.87% 12
East of England +16 70 £32,000 -20.00% 5
North West -8 50 £35,000 +18.64% 4
West Midlands +14 49 £32,750 -2.24% 7
South West -10 49 £32,500 - 11
Yorkshire -2 34 £27,500 - 5
East Midlands -23 22 £25,500 -5.56% 5
North East -7 3 £39,626 +10.07% 2
Applications Support Analyst
UK

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Applications Support Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 666 (62.71%) SQL
2 391 (36.82%) Finance
3 307 (28.91%) Windows
4 283 (26.65%) SQL Server
5 263 (24.76%) ITIL
6 254 (23.92%) Linux
7 248 (23.35%) Oracle
8 216 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
9 211 (19.87%) Microsoft
10 209 (19.68%) .NET
11 208 (19.59%) Unix
12 170 (16.01%) Banking
13 156 (14.69%) PowerShell
14 141 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
15 131 (12.34%) Java
16 125 (11.77%) C#
17 117 (11.02%) CRM
18 114 (10.73%) Relational Database
19 107 (10.08%) HTML
20 97 (9.13%) SLA
21 92 (8.66%) Back Office
22 90 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
22 90 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 89 (8.38%) Degree
24 88 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
25 87 (8.19%) Shell Script
26 86 (8.10%) RDBMS
27 83 (7.82%) Front Office
28 81 (7.63%) Problem Management
28 81 (7.63%) Windows Server

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.71%) IIS
3 30 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 27 (2.54%) JBoss
5 22 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.51%) Confluence
8 14 (1.32%) CMS
9 10 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.66%) Apache
11 6 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.47%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.38%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.19%) Exstream Dialogue
15 2 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 90 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.19%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.094%) Maya
Business Applications
1 65 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.69%) thinkFolio
4 13 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 10 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.75%) LatentZero
6 8 (0.75%) LongView
6 8 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.66%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.47%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.38%) Global One
10 4 (0.38%) HFM
10 4 (0.38%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.38%) Salerio
11 3 (0.28%) Infor LN
12 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg AIM
12 2 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.05%) SaaS
2 41 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.01%) Office 365
4 29 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 2 (0.19%) Slack
8 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.094%) G Suite
9 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.35%) DNS
3 17 (1.60%) Internet
4 15 (1.41%) DHCP
5 9 (0.85%) FTP
6 7 (0.66%) Firewall
6 7 (0.66%) HTTP
7 5 (0.47%) FIX Connectivity
7 5 (0.47%) NAS
7 5 (0.47%) SAN
7 5 (0.47%) VPN
8 4 (0.38%) LAN
8 4 (0.38%) SMTP
8 4 (0.38%) SSH
8 4 (0.38%) WAN
9 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.28%) SSL
10 2 (0.19%) Telnet
10 2 (0.19%) X.509
11 1 (0.094%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (26.65%) SQL Server
2 114 (10.73%) Relational Database
3 90 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (8.10%) RDBMS
5 51 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (4.43%) Oracle Database
7 36 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
10 18 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
11 17 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.51%) Ingres
12 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.41%) MySQL
13 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (2.73%) Subversion
2 28 (2.64%) Eclipse
3 26 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.45%) JIRA
4 23 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (1.22%) FrontPage
5 13 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.75%) Hudson
7 4 (0.38%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.28%) Maven
9 2 (0.19%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.094%) Ant
10 1 (0.094%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.094%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.094%) JUnit
10 1 (0.094%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.094%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.094%) Toad
General
1 391 (36.82%) Finance
2 170 (16.01%) Banking
3 92 (8.66%) Back Office
4 83 (7.82%) Front Office
5 45 (4.24%) Retail
6 30 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.22%) Legal
8 13 (1.22%) Marketing
9 10 (0.94%) Games
10 9 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.75%) Advertising
12 5 (0.47%) Automotive
13 4 (0.38%) Billing
13 4 (0.38%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) Local Government
14 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (19.68%) .NET
2 107 (10.08%) HTML
3 70 (6.59%) FIX Protocol
4 65 (6.12%) XML
5 55 (5.18%) CSS
6 50 (4.71%) ASP.NET
7 36 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 35 (3.30%) Ajax
9 33 (3.11%) jQuery
10 31 (2.92%) Web Services
11 27 (2.54%) JSON
12 25 (2.35%) DHTML
12 25 (2.35%) JSP
12 25 (2.35%) JSTL
12 25 (2.35%) Servlets
13 23 (2.17%) Spring
14 22 (2.07%) XSLT
15 19 (1.79%) JMS
15 19 (1.79%) SOAP
16 17 (1.60%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 141 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.31%) Fintech
3 62 (5.84%) Equities
4 56 (5.27%) SWIFT
5 44 (4.14%) Derivative
5 44 (4.14%) Fixed Income
6 43 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (3.95%) Hedge funds
8 31 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.92%) Reinsurance
9 25 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.13%) Replication
15 10 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
16 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.66%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 307 (28.91%) Windows
2 254 (23.92%) Linux
3 208 (19.59%) Unix
4 81 (7.63%) Windows Server
5 69 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (2.54%) Solaris
7 20 (1.88%) CentOS
8 19 (1.79%) SUSE
9 17 (1.60%) Fedora
9 17 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.32%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.75%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.66%) zOS
16 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (24.76%) ITIL
2 216 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (11.02%) CRM
4 88 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (7.63%) Problem Management
6 69 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 66 (6.21%) ERP
8 65 (6.12%) Investment Management
9 64 (6.03%) Change Management
10 56 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (5.27%) Incident Management
11 53 (4.99%) Asset Management
12 42 (3.95%) Service Delivery
13 38 (3.58%) Computer Science
13 38 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (3.11%) Data Analysis
14 33 (3.11%) Time Management
15 30 (2.82%) Business Analysis
15 30 (2.82%) SDLC
16 27 (2.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 666 (62.71%) SQL
2 156 (14.69%) PowerShell
3 131 (12.34%) Java
4 125 (11.77%) C#
5 87 (8.19%) Shell Script
6 79 (7.44%) Python
7 73 (6.87%) JavaScript
8 69 (6.50%) PL/SQL
9 53 (4.99%) Perl
10 50 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 47 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.82%) Korn
13 29 (2.73%) Bourne shell
13 29 (2.73%) C++
14 22 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.60%) Ruby
16 16 (1.51%) C
17 12 (1.13%) VB
18 11 (1.04%) PHP
18 11 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (8.38%) Degree
2 34 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.32%) MCSE
5 13 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.04%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.85%) MCP
9 6 (0.56%) RHCA
9 6 (0.56%) RHCE
9 6 (0.56%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.19%) MBCS
12 1 (0.094%) AAT
12 1 (0.094%) MCDST
12 1 (0.094%) MCITP
12 1 (0.094%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.13%) SLA
2 17 (1.60%) QA
3 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.66%) SEPA
5 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.38%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.28%) PMO
8 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.094%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.66%) Docker
4 5 (0.47%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.094%) KVM
7 1 (0.094%) NFS
7 1 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.094%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (3.58%) Control-M
2 11 (1.04%) Nagios
3 10 (0.94%) Puppet
4 9 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.56%) SCCM
6 5 (0.47%) Ansible
6 5 (0.47%) Kibana
7 4 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.38%) logstash
8 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.28%) SCOM
9 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.094%) Salt
Vendors
1 248 (23.35%) Oracle
2 211 (19.87%) Microsoft
3 65 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 47 (4.43%) SAP
5 40 (3.77%) Sybase
6 35 (3.30%) VMware
7 29 (2.73%) Citrix
8 28 (2.64%) Bloomberg
9 24 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (2.17%) IBM
11 17 (1.60%) Charles River
12 16 (1.51%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.51%) Tableau
13 15 (1.41%) AppDynamics
13 15 (1.41%) Reuters
14 12 (1.13%) JD Edwards
15 11 (1.04%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.94%) HP
17 9 (0.85%) BT
18 8 (0.75%) Sun