Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 381 323
Rank change year-on-year -17 -58 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,252 1,452 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.83% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 1,246 1,706
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35% -3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 158,047 167,700 184,728
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,340 134,271 154,809
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 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
England -17 1,181 £40,000 +6.67% 93
London +54 656 £50,000 +11.11% 43
UK excluding London -63 588 £32,500 - 58
South East -52 183 £35,000 +7.69% 9
North of England -68 119 £32,500 -4.41% 19
Midlands +15 93 £30,500 - 9
North West -1 78 £32,500 +8.33% 12
South West -11 70 £30,000 -14.29% 8
East of England -50 65 £35,000 -6.67% 5
West Midlands +62 59 £30,500 -12.86% 3
Scotland -3 40 £27,500 -17.91% 5
Yorkshire -52 35 £29,500 -14.49% 7
East Midlands -33 34 £31,250 +2.46% 6
Wales +11 19 £30,500 -6.15% 3
North East -22 6 £24,063 -34.08%
Channel Islands - 3 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 772 (61.66%) SQL
2 422 (33.71%) Finance
3 376 (30.03%) SQL Server
4 337 (26.92%) ITIL
5 333 (26.60%) Windows
6 301 (24.04%) Microsoft
7 289 (23.08%) Oracle
8 248 (19.81%) Linux
9 226 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
10 220 (17.57%) Unix
11 206 (16.45%) .NET
12 174 (13.90%) PowerShell
13 169 (13.50%) Banking
14 161 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
15 155 (12.38%) Java
16 143 (11.42%) C#
17 138 (11.02%) Relational Database
18 127 (10.14%) Windows Server
18 127 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
19 115 (9.19%) HTML
20 114 (9.11%) Degree
21 110 (8.79%) T-SQL
22 109 (8.71%) CRM
23 103 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
24 96 (7.67%) SLA
24 96 (7.67%) Shell Script
25 95 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
26 91 (7.27%) RDBMS
27 90 (7.19%) XML
28 88 (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 81 (6.47%) IIS
2 59 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (1.84%) JBoss
6 19 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.12%) Apache
9 13 (1.04%) CMS
10 8 (0.64%) Confluence
10 8 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.48%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.40%) WordPress
13 4 (0.32%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.24%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.24%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.16%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 127 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 95 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.32%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.080%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.080%) Maya
6 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.32%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.04%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.96%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.48%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.40%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.40%) Magento
10 4 (0.32%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.32%) Global One
10 4 (0.32%) iTrent
10 4 (0.32%) LongView
10 4 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
11 3 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
11 3 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
12 2 (0.16%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.59%) SaaS
2 33 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.44%) Office 365
5 14 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.32%) PaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.16%) Force.com
9 1 (0.080%) G Suite
9 1 (0.080%) GitHub
9 1 (0.080%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.56%) Internet
2 24 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.60%) DNS
4 10 (0.80%) Firewall
5 6 (0.48%) DHCP
5 6 (0.48%) LAN
5 6 (0.48%) WAN
6 5 (0.40%) HTTP
6 5 (0.40%) Intranet
7 4 (0.32%) FTP
7 4 (0.32%) SSH
7 4 (0.32%) VPN
8 3 (0.24%) ATM
8 3 (0.24%) Broadband
8 3 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.24%) MQTT
8 3 (0.24%) SMS
8 3 (0.24%) Wireless
9 2 (0.16%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (30.03%) SQL Server
2 138 (11.02%) Relational Database
3 91 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 72 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (5.59%) Oracle Database
6 58 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
8 51 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
9 43 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 29 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.52%) MySQL
16 16 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (1.28%) Ingres
17 12 (0.96%) MongoDB
18 11 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
19 9 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 27 (2.16%) JIRA
2 19 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.36%) Subversion
5 16 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.64%) Maven
9 8 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.48%) FrontPage
11 5 (0.40%) Hudson
12 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.24%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.24%) Log4j
13 3 (0.24%) Log4Net
13 3 (0.24%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
15 1 (0.080%) MSBuild
General
1 422 (33.71%) Finance
2 169 (13.50%) Banking
3 70 (5.59%) Back Office
4 66 (5.27%) Retail
5 57 (4.55%) Front Office
6 35 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.00%) Marketing
8 16 (1.28%) Automotive
9 15 (1.20%) Legal
10 12 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.80%) Advertising
12 8 (0.64%) Law
13 7 (0.56%) Games
14 6 (0.48%) Electronics
15 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.40%) German Language
15 5 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (16.45%) .NET
2 115 (9.19%) HTML
3 90 (7.19%) XML
4 78 (6.23%) CSS
5 59 (4.71%) FIX Protocol
6 53 (4.23%) ASP.NET
7 44 (3.51%) Web Services
8 33 (2.64%) Middleware
9 27 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
10 26 (2.08%) Ajax
10 26 (2.08%) Spring
11 25 (2.00%) jQuery
12 24 (1.92%) JSON
13 23 (1.84%) EDI
14 22 (1.76%) SOAP
15 19 (1.52%) JSP
15 19 (1.52%) XSLT
16 17 (1.36%) .NET Framework
17 16 (1.28%) DHTML
17 16 (1.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.75%) Equities
3 62 (4.95%) SWIFT
4 59 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 45 (3.59%) Fintech
5 45 (3.59%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.43%) Derivative
7 37 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 31 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (2.40%) Hedge funds
11 25 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
12 21 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
13 18 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.36%) Reinsurance
15 14 (1.12%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
17 11 (0.88%) Mobile App
18 9 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 333 (26.60%) Windows
2 248 (19.81%) Linux
3 220 (17.57%) Unix
4 127 (10.14%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.64%) Solaris
6 33 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.04%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.96%) AIX
10 12 (0.96%) CentOS
10 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.88%) SUSE
12 10 (0.80%) Fedora
12 10 (0.80%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.64%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.32%) Android
14 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (26.92%) ITIL
2 226 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
3 109 (8.71%) CRM
4 103 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (6.55%) ERP
5 82 (6.55%) Problem Management
6 81 (6.47%) Change Management
7 66 (5.27%) Investment Management
8 65 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 63 (5.03%) Asset Management
10 62 (4.95%) Incident Management
11 52 (4.15%) Service Management
12 51 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (3.99%) Service Delivery
14 48 (3.83%) DevOps
15 47 (3.75%) Data Analysis
16 37 (2.96%) SDLC
17 36 (2.88%) Business Analysis
17 36 (2.88%) Release Management
18 29 (2.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 772 (61.66%) SQL
2 174 (13.90%) PowerShell
3 155 (12.38%) Java
4 143 (11.42%) C#
5 110 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 96 (7.67%) Shell Script
7 88 (7.03%) JavaScript
8 73 (5.83%) PL/SQL
8 73 (5.83%) Python
9 56 (4.47%) Perl
10 50 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.48%) VBA
12 30 (2.40%) Korn
13 26 (2.08%) VB
14 24 (1.92%) C++
15 20 (1.60%) Bourne shell
16 16 (1.28%) C
16 16 (1.28%) Ruby
16 16 (1.28%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 114 (9.11%) Degree
2 45 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.12%) MCSE
6 12 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.56%) HNC
9 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.32%) MCITP
10 4 (0.32%) MCP
11 3 (0.24%) MCTS
11 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.24%) RHCA
11 3 (0.24%) RHCE
11 3 (0.24%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.16%) MCSA
12 2 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.67%) SLA
2 17 (1.36%) QA
3 9 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.48%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.48%) SEPA
6 4 (0.32%) GDPR
7 3 (0.24%) EMIR
7 3 (0.24%) FATCA
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.24%) MiFID
7 3 (0.24%) PMO
8 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (0.64%) Docker
5 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.32%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.080%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.080%) KVM
7 1 (0.080%) NFS
7 1 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (3.59%) Control-M
2 15 (1.20%) Kibana
2 15 (1.20%) Puppet
3 12 (0.96%) Nagios
3 12 (0.96%) SCCM
4 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.40%) Ansible
6 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.24%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.080%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.080%) logstash
9 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.080%) Salt
Vendors
1 301 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 289 (23.08%) Oracle
3 46 (3.67%) SAP
4 44 (3.51%) Citrix
5 40 (3.19%) Red Hat
5 40 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (3.19%) Sybase
6 34 (2.72%) VMware
7 30 (2.40%) IBM
8 26 (2.08%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.68%) Remedy
10 19 (1.52%) JD Edwards
11 17 (1.36%) Charles River
12 15 (1.20%) Fidessa
12 15 (1.20%) Sun
13 14 (1.12%) Murex
14 12 (0.96%) Reuters
14 12 (0.96%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.88%) HP
16 10 (0.80%) Tableau