Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 384 322
Rank change year-on-year -14 -62 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,173 1,384 1,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.88% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,194 1,585
England median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% -3.90%

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 147,309 157,833 173,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,704 127,399 146,910
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +53 647 £50,000 +11.11% 43
South East -34 180 £35,000 +7.69% 10
North of England -73 118 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Midlands +22 95 £31,500 +5.00% 8
North West +9 78 £33,500 +11.67% 11
South West +5 72 £30,000 -17.24% 6
East of England -56 66 £35,000 -6.67% 4
West Midlands +62 59 £30,500 +5.17% 3
East Midlands -41 36 £33,750 +11.57% 5
Yorkshire -63 34 £29,000 -17.14% 6
North East -22 6 £24,063 -34.08%
Applications Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 717 (61.13%) SQL
2 402 (34.27%) Finance
3 362 (30.86%) SQL Server
4 321 (27.37%) Windows
5 310 (26.43%) ITIL
6 283 (24.13%) Microsoft
7 268 (22.85%) Oracle
8 229 (19.52%) Linux
9 208 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
10 204 (17.39%) Unix
11 195 (16.62%) .NET
12 170 (14.49%) PowerShell
13 162 (13.81%) Banking
14 151 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
15 145 (12.36%) Java
16 134 (11.42%) C#
17 131 (11.17%) Relational Database
18 120 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
19 116 (9.89%) Windows Server
20 108 (9.21%) HTML
20 108 (9.21%) Degree
21 107 (9.12%) T-SQL
22 99 (8.44%) CRM
23 95 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
24 91 (7.76%) Shell Script
24 91 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
25 90 (7.67%) XML
26 88 (7.50%) SLA
27 87 (7.42%) RDBMS
28 81 (6.91%) IIS

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 81 (6.91%) IIS
2 47 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (1.96%) JBoss
6 16 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.19%) Apache
7 14 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.11%) CMS
9 8 (0.68%) Confluence
9 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.51%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.43%) WordPress
12 4 (0.34%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.26%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.17%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 120 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
2 95 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.34%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.085%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.085%) Maya
6 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.02%) NetSuite
3 12 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
4 10 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.43%) Magento
8 4 (0.34%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.34%) Global One
8 4 (0.34%) iTrent
8 4 (0.34%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
9 3 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
9 3 (0.26%) LongView
9 3 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.84%) SaaS
2 28 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.02%) Office 365
6 5 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.34%) PaaS
8 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.17%) Force.com
10 1 (0.085%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.64%) Internet
2 23 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.53%) DNS
4 10 (0.85%) Firewall
5 6 (0.51%) DHCP
5 6 (0.51%) LAN
5 6 (0.51%) WAN
6 5 (0.43%) Intranet
7 4 (0.34%) FTP
7 4 (0.34%) SSH
7 4 (0.34%) VPN
8 3 (0.26%) ATM
8 3 (0.26%) Broadband
8 3 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.26%) HTTP
8 3 (0.26%) SMS
8 3 (0.26%) Wireless
9 2 (0.17%) MQTT
9 2 (0.17%) SAN
9 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 131 (11.17%) Relational Database
3 87 (7.42%) RDBMS
4 64 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (5.37%) Oracle Database
6 57 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 55 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
8 47 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
9 39 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (1.36%) Ingres
16 15 (1.28%) MySQL
17 12 (1.02%) MongoDB
18 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
19 8 (0.68%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 27 (2.30%) JIRA
2 18 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.36%) Subversion
3 16 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 11 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.60%) Maven
8 6 (0.51%) FrontPage
9 3 (0.26%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.26%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.17%) Log4j
10 2 (0.17%) Log4Net
10 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.085%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.085%) ClearQuest
General
1 402 (34.27%) Finance
2 162 (13.81%) Banking
3 67 (5.71%) Back Office
4 65 (5.54%) Retail
5 54 (4.60%) Front Office
6 33 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.13%) Marketing
8 22 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.19%) Automotive
9 14 (1.19%) Legal
10 11 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.68%) Advertising
12 7 (0.60%) Games
12 7 (0.60%) Law
13 5 (0.43%) Electronics
13 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
13 5 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.34%) Publishing
15 3 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (16.62%) .NET
2 108 (9.21%) HTML
3 90 (7.67%) XML
4 74 (6.31%) CSS
5 60 (5.12%) FIX Protocol
6 50 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 44 (3.75%) Web Services
8 32 (2.73%) Middleware
9 25 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
10 24 (2.05%) Ajax
11 23 (1.96%) EDI
11 23 (1.96%) jQuery
12 22 (1.88%) JSON
12 22 (1.88%) SOAP
12 22 (1.88%) Spring
13 18 (1.53%) JSP
13 18 (1.53%) XSLT
14 17 (1.45%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (1.28%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 151 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.05%) Equities
3 63 (5.37%) SWIFT
4 57 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 44 (3.75%) Fixed Income
6 42 (3.58%) Derivative
7 41 (3.50%) Fintech
8 38 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (2.98%) Computer Science
10 34 (2.90%) Management Information System
11 30 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (2.30%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
15 17 (1.45%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.19%) Data Structures
16 14 (1.19%) Reinsurance
17 12 (1.02%) Mobile App
18 11 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
19 7 (0.60%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 321 (27.37%) Windows
2 229 (19.52%) Linux
3 204 (17.39%) Unix
4 116 (9.89%) Windows Server
5 59 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (2.90%) Solaris
7 31 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.02%) AIX
10 12 (1.02%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.94%) CentOS
12 10 (0.85%) SUSE
13 9 (0.77%) Fedora
13 9 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.77%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.26%) Android
14 3 (0.26%) Debian
14 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (26.43%) ITIL
2 208 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
3 99 (8.44%) CRM
4 91 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 78 (6.65%) Change Management
7 72 (6.14%) ERP
8 64 (5.46%) Investment Management
9 61 (5.20%) Asset Management
10 57 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 54 (4.60%) Incident Management
12 47 (4.01%) DevOps
13 46 (3.92%) Service Delivery
14 45 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (3.75%) Data Analysis
16 41 (3.50%) Service Management
17 34 (2.90%) Business Analysis
17 34 (2.90%) SDLC
18 32 (2.73%) Release Management
19 27 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 717 (61.13%) SQL
2 170 (14.49%) PowerShell
3 145 (12.36%) Java
4 134 (11.42%) C#
5 107 (9.12%) T-SQL
6 91 (7.76%) Shell Script
7 79 (6.73%) JavaScript
8 68 (5.80%) Python
9 63 (5.37%) PL/SQL
10 52 (4.43%) Perl
11 50 (4.26%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.64%) VBA
13 29 (2.47%) Korn
14 28 (2.39%) VB
15 22 (1.88%) C++
16 19 (1.62%) Bourne shell
17 17 (1.45%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.36%) C
19 15 (1.28%) Ruby
20 8 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (9.21%) Degree
2 41 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.11%) MCSE
7 11 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.60%) HNC
10 5 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.34%) MCITP
11 4 (0.34%) MCP
12 3 (0.26%) MCTS
12 3 (0.26%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.26%) RHCA
12 3 (0.26%) RHCE
12 3 (0.26%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.085%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.50%) SLA
2 16 (1.36%) QA
3 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.51%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.51%) SEPA
6 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.34%) GDPR
7 4 (0.34%) PMO
8 3 (0.26%) EMIR
8 3 (0.26%) FATCA
8 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.26%) MiFID
9 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 41 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.68%) Docker
6 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.085%) KVM
9 1 (0.085%) NFS
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (3.75%) Control-M
2 15 (1.28%) Kibana
2 15 (1.28%) Puppet
3 12 (1.02%) SCCM
4 11 (0.94%) Nagios
5 8 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.43%) Ansible
7 4 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.26%) SCOM
9 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.085%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.085%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.085%) Salt
Vendors
1 283 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 268 (22.85%) Oracle
3 45 (3.84%) Citrix
4 41 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (3.41%) SAP
5 40 (3.41%) Sybase
6 39 (3.32%) Red Hat
7 31 (2.64%) VMware
8 27 (2.30%) IBM
9 25 (2.13%) Bloomberg
10 19 (1.62%) JD Edwards
11 17 (1.45%) Remedy
12 15 (1.28%) Charles River
13 14 (1.19%) Fidessa
13 14 (1.19%) Murex
13 14 (1.19%) Sun
14 12 (1.02%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.94%) HP
16 10 (0.85%) Reuters
17 9 (0.77%) ION Trading