Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 306 237
Rank change year-on-year +27 -69 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 81 73 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.55% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 108
North West median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -10.45% +8.06%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,725 £22,000
90th Percentile £37,725 £40,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £38,801 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.47% - -2.60%

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 11,538 12,729 11,586
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,346 10,249 9,796
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Merseyside +42 25 £34,500 +33.98%
Lancashire +17 25 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Manchester +15 21 £34,750 +13.01% 4
Cheshire -9 10 £27,000 -8.47%
Applications Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 62 (76.54%) SQL
2 38 (46.91%) ITIL
3 33 (40.74%) Oracle
4 22 (27.16%) Software Deployment
5 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
7 16 (19.75%) Windows
7 16 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (16.05%) Finance
9 11 (13.58%) T-SQL
10 10 (12.35%) Java
11 9 (11.11%) XML
11 9 (11.11%) Release Management
11 9 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
12 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
12 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
12 8 (9.88%) HTML
12 8 (9.88%) .NET
13 7 (8.64%) CSS
13 7 (8.64%) Linux
13 7 (8.64%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
14 6 (7.41%) Python
14 6 (7.41%) VBA
14 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
15 5 (6.17%) Crystal Reports

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 (4.94%) IIS
1 4 (4.94%) WordPress
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) MQTT
3 1 (1.23%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.70%) MySQL
8 2 (2.47%) Ingres
8 2 (2.47%) MS Access
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Log4j
2 2 (2.47%) Log4Net
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Automotive
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) XML
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) CSS
4 5 (6.17%) REST
4 5 (6.17%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (2.47%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) User Experience
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.64%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.70%) Unix
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) ITIL
2 22 (27.16%) Software Deployment
3 16 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.11%) Release Management
5 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.94%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) Server Management
7 4 (4.94%) Time Management
7 4 (4.94%) Validation
7 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.94%) Web Design
8 3 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) CRM
8 3 (3.70%) ERP
8 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 62 (76.54%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.35%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.41%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) VBA
6 2 (2.47%) COBOL
6 2 (2.47%) JCL
6 2 (2.47%) Jython
6 2 (2.47%) Perl
6 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Oracle
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Civica
3 3 (3.70%) Northgate
3 3 (3.70%) Orchard
4 2 (2.47%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) IBM
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) Capita
5 1 (1.23%) Epicor
5 1 (1.23%) IFS
5 1 (1.23%) Infor
5 1 (1.23%) Sage
5 1 (1.23%) VMware