Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 332 319
Rank change year-on-year -47 -13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,385 1,689 2,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.98% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,486 1,820
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,375 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,375 £67,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 15 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 17 January 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 -54 1,321 £37,500 - 127
UK excluding London -62 735 £30,000 -7.69% 66
London -9 640 £45,000 +5.88% 66
South East -19 207 £30,000 -14.29% 13
North of England -95 180 £29,000 -12.12% 17
Midlands +33 133 £30,500 +0.83% 14
East of England -16 87 £40,000 +8.11% 10
North West -55 87 £29,500 -10.61% 12
South West +26 76 £33,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +5 68 £33,500 +11.67% 10
Yorkshire -65 68 £27,500 -17.91% 3
East Midlands +48 65 £26,500 -17.19% 4
Scotland -25 41 £34,500 +20.00% 4
North East -20 25 £36,000 -0.69% 2
Wales -33 12 £32,500 +8.33% 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Applications Support Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 872 (62.96%) SQL
2 473 (34.15%) Windows
3 441 (31.84%) SQL Server
4 426 (30.76%) Microsoft
5 420 (30.32%) Finance
6 373 (26.93%) ITIL
7 293 (21.16%) Oracle
8 236 (17.04%) Unix
9 203 (14.66%) Linux
10 181 (13.07%) Windows Server
11 173 (12.49%) Java
12 158 (11.41%) SLA
13 157 (11.34%) .NET
14 152 (10.97%) IIS
15 150 (10.83%) Degree
16 148 (10.69%) Banking
17 145 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
18 141 (10.18%) C#
19 140 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
20 128 (9.24%) SharePoint
21 119 (8.59%) CRM
22 118 (8.52%) T-SQL
23 114 (8.23%) Change Management
24 113 (8.16%) Front Office
25 107 (7.73%) Incident Management
26 92 (6.64%) JavaScript
27 89 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
28 88 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
28 88 (6.35%) ERP
29 82 (5.92%) HTML

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
1 152 (10.97%) IIS
2 128 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 66 (4.77%) Tomcat
4 64 (4.62%) Apache
5 36 (2.60%) JBoss
6 27 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.16%) CMS
9 11 (0.79%) Confluence
10 9 (0.65%) Moodle
10 9 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.58%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.51%) Anypoint
12 7 (0.51%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.51%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 140 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.72%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.072%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.072%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 50 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 14 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 14 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.94%) ION MarketView
4 12 (0.87%) Eloqua
4 12 (0.87%) FLEXCUBE
4 12 (0.87%) RiskWrite
5 11 (0.79%) thinkFolio
6 10 (0.72%) Actimize
6 10 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
7 8 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.58%) Endur
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.51%) Maximo
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.67%) SaaS
2 32 (2.31%) Office 365
3 30 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (0.51%) PaaS
8 6 (0.43%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.29%) GitHub
10 3 (0.22%) G Suite
10 3 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.14%) Slack
12 1 (0.072%) Trello
12 1 (0.072%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.74%) Firewall
2 22 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.30%) Internet
4 17 (1.23%) Intranet
5 16 (1.16%) DNS
6 8 (0.58%) DHCP
7 7 (0.51%) FTP
8 6 (0.43%) SMS
9 5 (0.36%) LAN
9 5 (0.36%) WAN
10 3 (0.22%) HTTP
10 3 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.22%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) Extranet
11 2 (0.14%) SMTP
11 2 (0.14%) VoIP
11 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.072%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.072%) Skype
12 1 (0.072%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (3.97%) Oracle Database
6 42 (3.03%) MySQL
7 39 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
8 32 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 26 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.72%) DB2
16 10 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (2.31%) JIRA
2 23 (1.66%) Eclipse
3 15 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (0.87%) VersionOne
5 11 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.72%) FrontPage
7 9 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.51%) JConsole
8 7 (0.51%) VisualVM
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.29%) Subversion
11 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.22%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.14%) Toad
13 1 (0.072%) Firebug
13 1 (0.072%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.072%) Jenkins
General
1 420 (30.32%) Finance
2 148 (10.69%) Banking
3 113 (8.16%) Front Office
4 61 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 46 (3.32%) Retail
6 40 (2.89%) Legal
6 40 (2.89%) Retail Banking
7 39 (2.82%) Law
8 35 (2.53%) Private Banking
9 34 (2.45%) Back Office
10 32 (2.31%) Marketing
11 28 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
12 18 (1.30%) Telecoms
13 17 (1.23%) Advertising
14 16 (1.16%) French Language
14 16 (1.16%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.72%) German Language
17 7 (0.51%) Automotive
17 7 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (11.34%) .NET
2 82 (5.92%) HTML
3 65 (4.69%) XML
4 64 (4.62%) Web Services
5 52 (3.75%) J2EE
6 50 (3.61%) CSS
7 40 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
8 27 (1.95%) ASP.NET
9 22 (1.59%) SOAP
10 18 (1.30%) Middleware
11 14 (1.01%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.72%) EDI
12 10 (0.72%) RESTful
13 9 (0.65%) jQuery
13 9 (0.65%) ODBC
13 9 (0.65%) XSLT
14 7 (0.51%) JSON
15 6 (0.43%) Classic ASP
15 6 (0.43%) JSP
15 6 (0.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 41 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 38 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.17%) Equities
6 30 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.95%) SWIFT
8 24 (1.73%) Fixed Income
8 24 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.37%) iSeries
10 18 (1.30%) Derivative
11 17 (1.23%) Fintech
12 14 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.87%) Credit Risk
14 11 (0.79%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.72%) Learning Management System
16 9 (0.65%) Grid Computing
17 8 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 473 (34.15%) Windows
2 236 (17.04%) Unix
3 203 (14.66%) Linux
4 181 (13.07%) Windows Server
5 67 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 60 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.87%) Android
12 11 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.72%) Solaris
14 8 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.51%) zOS
16 5 (0.36%) AIX
17 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.14%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (26.93%) ITIL
2 119 (8.59%) CRM
3 114 (8.23%) Change Management
4 107 (7.73%) Incident Management
5 89 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 88 (6.35%) ERP
7 80 (5.78%) Problem Management
8 73 (5.27%) Process Improvement
9 71 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 70 (5.05%) Service Management
11 66 (4.77%) ETL
12 59 (4.26%) Release Management
13 58 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (4.04%) Investment Management
15 55 (3.97%) Business Analysis
16 54 (3.90%) Asset Management
16 54 (3.90%) Project Management
17 53 (3.83%) Analytics
18 51 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 872 (62.96%) SQL
2 173 (12.49%) Java
3 141 (10.18%) C#
4 118 (8.52%) T-SQL
5 92 (6.64%) JavaScript
6 67 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 64 (4.62%) Perl
8 49 (3.54%) Python
9 43 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 41 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 41 (2.96%) VB
11 37 (2.67%) PHP
12 29 (2.09%) VBA
13 18 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.65%) C++
15 8 (0.58%) Ruby
15 8 (0.58%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.43%) C
16 6 (0.43%) VBScript
17 5 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 150 (10.83%) Degree
2 47 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
4 34 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 32 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.43%) MCPD
8 6 (0.43%) MCSD
8 6 (0.43%) MCSE
9 5 (0.36%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.29%) HNC
10 4 (0.29%) HND
10 4 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.22%) NVQ Level 4
12 2 (0.14%) MCP
13 1 (0.072%) ACCA
13 1 (0.072%) CIMA
13 1 (0.072%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (11.41%) SLA
2 30 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.02%) QA
4 20 (1.44%) SEPA
5 6 (0.43%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.072%) BS7666
8 1 (0.072%) GxP
System Software
1 78 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.94%) XenApp
4 9 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 9 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.36%) Docker
7 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (1.81%) SCCM
2 23 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (0.79%) Control-M
3 11 (0.79%) Nagios
4 10 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.72%) Puppet
5 8 (0.58%) Ansible
5 8 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.58%) Salt
5 8 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.43%) Opsview
8 4 (0.29%) SCOM
8 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.072%) Netcool
10 1 (0.072%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 426 (30.76%) Microsoft
2 293 (21.16%) Oracle
3 59 (4.26%) VMware
4 56 (4.04%) SAP
5 48 (3.47%) Citrix
6 42 (3.03%) IBM
7 36 (2.60%) Sybase
8 29 (2.09%) Informatica
8 29 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.88%) Adobe
9 26 (1.88%) iManage
10 22 (1.59%) Capita
10 22 (1.59%) Charles River
11 19 (1.37%) Sun
12 17 (1.23%) ION Trading
13 16 (1.16%) Cognos
13 16 (1.16%) Remedy
14 15 (1.08%) IFS
14 15 (1.08%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.01%) Splunk