Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 288 235
Rank change year-on-year +2 -53 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 75 85 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.64% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.66% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 117
North West median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £39,250 £40,001 £41,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,364 12,811 11,920
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.62% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,234 10,268 10,036
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Analyst in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Manchester +1 24 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Merseyside +18 20 £35,072 +7.91% 1
Lancashire +6 18 £34,250 +14.17%
Cheshire +23 13 £26,000 -10.34%
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (65.33%) SQL
2 27 (36.00%) ITIL
3 22 (29.33%) Oracle
4 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
5 16 (21.33%) Finance
6 15 (20.00%) Software Deployment
7 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.00%) XML
8 12 (16.00%) Windows
9 11 (14.67%) HTML
9 11 (14.67%) ERP
10 10 (13.33%) CRM
10 10 (13.33%) Release Management
11 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
12 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (10.67%) Office 365
13 7 (9.33%) Java
13 7 (9.33%) CSS
13 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (8.00%) VBA
14 6 (8.00%) .NET
14 6 (8.00%) Data Management
14 6 (8.00%) Replication
14 6 (8.00%) Change Control
15 5 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (6.67%) User Experience
15 5 (6.67%) PowerShell

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (5.33%) WordPress
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.33%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
1 2 (2.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.67%) Ingres
6 2 (2.67%) MS Access
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) Power BI
7 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Log4j
2 2 (2.67%) Log4Net
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) XML
2 11 (14.67%) HTML
3 7 (9.33%) CSS
4 6 (8.00%) .NET
5 5 (6.67%) REST
6 4 (5.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.67%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.67%) Middleware
7 2 (2.67%) Web Services
7 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.00%) Replication
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Fintech
5 2 (2.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) EPoS
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) ITIL
2 15 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 11 (14.67%) ERP
4 10 (13.33%) CRM
4 10 (13.33%) Release Management
5 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.00%) Change Control
7 6 (8.00%) Data Management
8 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Logistics
9 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) Time Management
9 4 (5.33%) Validation
9 4 (5.33%) Web Design
10 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (65.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.33%) Java
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) VBA
5 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) C#
6 2 (2.67%) COBOL
6 2 (2.67%) JCL
6 2 (2.67%) Jython
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.67%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) RPG
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Oracle
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Civica
4 3 (4.00%) Northgate
4 3 (4.00%) Orchard
4 3 (4.00%) Sage
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Infor
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) Epicor
6 1 (1.33%) IFS
6 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) VMware