Period
to 26 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £36,150 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 June 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
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 400 423 393
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30 -71
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,124 1,266 1,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.73% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.75% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1,111 1,199
UK median annual salary £36,150 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.60% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 138,581 168,019 167,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.30% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 110,407 136,456 137,744
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.08%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 26 June 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
England +32 1,060 £37,500 - 94
UK excluding London +6 582 £32,500 +1.56% 62
London +47 538 £47,500 -5.00% 37
South East +23 166 £32,000 -1.54% 20
North of England -2 148 £31,068 -4.41% 11
Midlands -38 91 £32,500 +8.33% 13
East of England +97 75 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Yorkshire +21 74 £28,500 -12.31% 5
West Midlands +1 62 £35,000 +26.13% 6
South West +15 51 £32,500 +9.24% 11
Scotland +16 44 £31,250 +4.17% 4
North West -30 43 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North East +34 31 £32,667 +2.89% 1
East Midlands +1 29 £28,500 -12.31% 7
Wales +15 12 £32,000 +5.79% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 751 (66.81%) SQL
2 378 (33.63%) Finance
3 296 (26.33%) ITIL
4 284 (25.27%) Microsoft
5 282 (25.09%) SQL Server
6 267 (23.75%) Windows
7 224 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
8 212 (18.86%) Oracle
9 173 (15.39%) .NET
10 166 (14.77%) Linux
11 157 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
12 143 (12.72%) Unix
12 143 (12.72%) SharePoint
13 142 (12.63%) Degree
14 127 (11.30%) Java
15 115 (10.23%) XML
15 115 (10.23%) CRM
16 113 (10.05%) SLA
16 113 (10.05%) C#
17 110 (9.79%) T-SQL
18 108 (9.61%) HTML
19 103 (9.16%) Banking
20 97 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 96 (8.54%) PowerShell
22 89 (7.92%) Windows Server
23 88 (7.83%) ERP
24 83 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
24 83 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 80 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
26 79 (7.03%) JavaScript

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 143 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 76 (6.76%) IIS
3 44 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
4 39 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 26 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 19 (1.69%) Confluence
7 15 (1.33%) Apache
7 15 (1.33%) JBoss
8 10 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.80%) CMS
9 9 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.80%) WordPress
10 8 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.53%) SAS
11 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.27%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.18%) Liferay
13 2 (0.18%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 80 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.89%) SPSS
5 9 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 47 (4.18%) Dynamics AX
2 45 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (1.16%) HFM
5 12 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.89%) Eloqua
6 10 (0.89%) thinkFolio
7 9 (0.80%) Infor LN
8 8 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.62%) LatentZero
9 7 (0.62%) LongView
10 6 (0.53%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
11 5 (0.44%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.36%) Front Arena
12 4 (0.36%) Magento
12 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.36%) Orchestrade
12 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (4.63%) Office 365
3 39 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (3.02%) SaaS
5 17 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (1.51%) Power Platform
6 10 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Flow
8 7 (0.62%) PowerApps
8 7 (0.62%) ShareGate
9 4 (0.36%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.089%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.05%) VPN
2 15 (1.33%) Internet
3 11 (0.98%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.71%) Firewall
6 7 (0.62%) Intranet
7 6 (0.53%) HTTP
7 6 (0.53%) VoIP
8 5 (0.44%) DHCP
8 5 (0.44%) DNS
8 5 (0.44%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.36%) LAN
9 4 (0.36%) WAN
10 3 (0.27%) SSL
11 2 (0.18%) SSH
12 1 (0.089%) FTP
12 1 (0.089%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.089%) SMTP
12 1 (0.089%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (25.09%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 30 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.87%) MySQL
8 21 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (1.33%) DB2
13 13 (1.16%) Oracle Smart View
14 10 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.89%) Power BI
15 8 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (3.38%) JIRA
2 13 (1.16%) Subversion
3 11 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.80%) FrontPage
5 8 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.44%) Hudson
9 2 (0.18%) Ant
9 2 (0.18%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.18%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.18%) JUnit
9 2 (0.18%) Maven
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 378 (33.63%) Finance
2 103 (9.16%) Banking
3 66 (5.87%) Front Office
4 55 (4.89%) Back Office
5 39 (3.47%) Retail
6 35 (3.11%) Legal
7 29 (2.58%) Marketing
8 25 (2.22%) Law
9 24 (2.14%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.25%) Advertising
11 13 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.07%) Billing
13 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.44%) French Language
14 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.36%) Automotive
15 4 (0.36%) Games
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (15.39%) .NET
2 115 (10.23%) XML
3 108 (9.61%) HTML
4 58 (5.16%) ASP.NET
5 47 (4.18%) FIX Protocol
6 45 (4.00%) Web Services
7 42 (3.74%) CSS
8 26 (2.31%) JSON
9 24 (2.14%) SOAP
10 22 (1.96%) Ajax
11 21 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (1.78%) .NET Framework
13 19 (1.69%) jQuery
14 15 (1.33%) Spring
14 15 (1.33%) XSLT
15 13 (1.16%) Servlets
16 12 (1.07%) JMS
17 11 (0.98%) DHTML
17 11 (0.98%) JSP
17 11 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 157 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (3.38%) Equities
4 32 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.96%) Reinsurance
8 19 (1.69%) NHS
9 16 (1.42%) Derivative
10 14 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.07%) iSeries
11 12 (1.07%) Replication
11 12 (1.07%) SWIFT
12 9 (0.80%) AS400
12 9 (0.80%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.62%) Clustering
14 7 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 267 (23.75%) Windows
2 166 (14.77%) Linux
3 143 (12.72%) Unix
4 89 (7.92%) Windows Server
5 45 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.96%) Android
8 16 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.25%) Solaris
10 13 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
13 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.44%) zOS
15 4 (0.36%) Debian
15 4 (0.36%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.27%) AIX
16 3 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (26.33%) ITIL
2 224 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
3 115 (10.23%) CRM
4 88 (7.83%) ERP
5 83 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (6.58%) Problem Management
7 69 (6.14%) Process Improvement
8 68 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 63 (5.60%) SDLC
10 60 (5.34%) Incident Management
11 54 (4.80%) Computer Science
11 54 (4.80%) Service Management
12 52 (4.63%) Change Management
12 52 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 52 (4.63%) DevOps
13 47 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (3.91%) ITSM
15 43 (3.83%) Change Control
16 40 (3.56%) Time Management
17 39 (3.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 751 (66.81%) SQL
2 127 (11.30%) Java
3 113 (10.05%) C#
4 110 (9.79%) T-SQL
5 96 (8.54%) PowerShell
6 79 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 47 (4.18%) Python
8 37 (3.29%) PL/SQL
9 36 (3.20%) Perl
10 29 (2.58%) C++
11 22 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.87%) PHP
12 21 (1.87%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.60%) VBA
14 17 (1.51%) C
15 16 (1.42%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.33%) VB
17 12 (1.07%) COBOL
18 11 (0.98%) XPath
19 10 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 142 (12.63%) Degree
2 28 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (1.87%) MCSA
4 21 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.42%) CCENT
7 13 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.89%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.80%) MCSE
10 4 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.36%) MCP
10 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.27%) MBCS
12 2 (0.18%) MCTS
12 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.089%) AAT
13 1 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.089%) RHCA
13 1 (0.089%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (10.05%) SLA
2 36 (3.20%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 15022
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) PMO
7 1 (0.089%) BS7666
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.33%) Docker
3 13 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (0.53%) XenApp
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.089%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.78%) Control-M
2 14 (1.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 9 (0.80%) SCCM
4 5 (0.44%) Puppet
5 4 (0.36%) Ansible
5 4 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.27%) SCOM
7 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.089%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.089%) Terraform
8 1 (0.089%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 284 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 212 (18.86%) Oracle
3 42 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 41 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (3.11%) SAP
6 28 (2.49%) Citrix
7 27 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 21 (1.87%) VMware
9 17 (1.51%) IBM
10 16 (1.42%) Bloomberg
10 16 (1.42%) iManage
10 16 (1.42%) JD Edwards
11 13 (1.16%) Hyperion
11 13 (1.16%) Talend
12 12 (1.07%) Orchard
13 11 (0.98%) Adobe
13 11 (0.98%) Northgate
14 10 (0.89%) Infor
14 10 (0.89%) Sybase
15 9 (0.80%) Fidessa