Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 317 304
Rank change year-on-year -62 -13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1450 1921 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.04% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1706 2106
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year - +6.56% +1.67%

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 167246 184514 211672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 133909 154629 175428
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2017.

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 2017. 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 1380 £37,500 - 83
UK excluding London -38 845 £32,500 - 41
London -71 591 £45,000 +5.88% 44
South East -11 253 £32,500 -7.14% 14
North of England -45 222 £34,000 -2.86% 10
East of England +5 142 £37,500 +8.70% 4
Yorkshire -2 116 £34,500 -1.43% 4
Midlands +8 93 £30,500 -4.69% 7
North West -46 86 £30,000 -13.04% 6
South West +10 79 £35,000 +27.27% 4
East Midlands +40 63 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Scotland -11 43 £33,500 +15.52% 1
West Midlands -27 30 £35,000 +16.67% 6
North East +8 20 £36,500 -6.41%
Wales -15 12 £32,500 +6.56% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, 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.

1 930 (64.14%) SQL
2 501 (34.55%) Windows
3 469 (32.34%) Microsoft
4 466 (32.14%) Finance
5 435 (30.00%) ITIL
6 393 (27.10%) SQL Server
7 306 (21.10%) Oracle
8 260 (17.93%) Unix
9 225 (15.52%) Linux
10 202 (13.93%) Java
11 192 (13.24%) Windows Server
12 176 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
13 173 (11.93%) .NET
14 165 (11.38%) CRM
15 164 (11.31%) SLA
15 164 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
16 161 (11.10%) IIS
16 161 (11.10%) Banking
17 155 (10.69%) SharePoint
18 148 (10.21%) Problem Management
19 138 (9.52%) ERP
20 134 (9.24%) Microsoft Excel
21 128 (8.83%) Active Directory
22 123 (8.48%) Degree
23 120 (8.28%) T-SQL
24 113 (7.79%) Front Office
25 106 (7.31%) Incident Management
26 103 (7.10%) Change Management
27 102 (7.03%) C#
28 97 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 161 (11.10%) IIS
2 155 (10.69%) SharePoint
3 82 (5.66%) Apache
4 70 (4.83%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.62%) JBoss
6 27 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 25 (1.72%) CMS
9 15 (1.03%) Confluence
9 15 (1.03%) Documentum
9 15 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.83%) GlassFish
11 12 (0.83%) Mule
11 12 (0.83%) Mule ESB
12 9 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.62%) Moodle
12 9 (0.62%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 176 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 134 (9.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.69%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) HipChat
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.069%) Maya
Business Applications
1 77 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.93%) Aligne
3 27 (1.86%) Maximo
4 25 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (1.17%) ION MarketView
6 17 (1.17%) RiskWrite
7 13 (0.90%) Northgate Housing
8 11 (0.76%) Actimize
9 10 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.55%) Eloqua
10 8 (0.55%) SAP CO
10 8 (0.55%) SAP FI
10 8 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.55%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.48%) FLEXCUBE
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 5 (0.34%) Endur
13 5 (0.34%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.31%) Office 365
2 34 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.93%) SaaS
4 8 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.34%) Veeva
7 4 (0.28%) IaaS
7 4 (0.28%) PaaS
8 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.14%) G Suite
9 2 (0.14%) GitHub
9 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.069%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.069%) Slack
10 1 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.76%) Firewall
2 31 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.86%) DNS
4 23 (1.59%) Internet
5 21 (1.45%) Intranet
6 16 (1.10%) DHCP
7 12 (0.83%) LAN
7 12 (0.83%) WAN
8 8 (0.55%) FTP
8 8 (0.55%) WebEx
9 7 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.41%) SMS
11 5 (0.34%) Skype
12 4 (0.28%) VPN
13 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.14%) Extranet
14 2 (0.14%) HTTP
14 2 (0.14%) VLAN
14 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 41 (2.83%) MySQL
7 33 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 28 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (0.90%) DB2
13 13 (0.90%) MS Access
13 13 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (2.14%) JIRA
2 22 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 20 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (1.17%) VersionOne
5 11 (0.76%) JConsole
5 11 (0.76%) VisualVM
6 10 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 9 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.48%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.41%) MSI
11 5 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.34%) Hudson
11 5 (0.34%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.34%) Subversion
12 4 (0.28%) Toad
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 466 (32.14%) Finance
2 161 (11.10%) Banking
3 113 (7.79%) Front Office
4 86 (5.93%) Retail
5 54 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 53 (3.66%) Back Office
7 42 (2.90%) Legal
8 35 (2.41%) Marketing
9 32 (2.21%) Retail Banking
10 31 (2.14%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.79%) Law
11 26 (1.79%) Private Banking
11 26 (1.79%) Telecoms
12 23 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
13 22 (1.52%) Financial Institution
14 17 (1.17%) Electronics
15 15 (1.03%) Advertising
16 9 (0.62%) Automotive
16 9 (0.62%) Billing
16 9 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (11.93%) .NET
2 64 (4.41%) HTML
3 58 (4.00%) XML
4 57 (3.93%) Web Services
5 53 (3.66%) CSS
6 50 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
7 44 (3.03%) J2EE
8 28 (1.93%) ASP.NET
9 23 (1.59%) SOAP
10 21 (1.45%) EDI
11 17 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (0.90%) jQuery
13 11 (0.76%) Middleware
14 10 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (0.69%) JSP
15 7 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (0.48%) Classic ASP
15 7 (0.48%) DHTML
15 7 (0.48%) WCF
16 6 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 164 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 47 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (2.69%) Client/Server
5 39 (2.69%) SWIFT
6 34 (2.34%) Equities
7 25 (1.72%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.72%) iSeries
8 21 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.03%) Fintech
10 14 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.83%) Derivative
11 12 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 10 (0.69%) Learning Management System
13 8 (0.55%) User Experience
14 7 (0.48%) EPoS
14 7 (0.48%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 501 (34.55%) Windows
2 260 (17.93%) Unix
3 225 (15.52%) Linux
4 192 (13.24%) Windows Server
5 71 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (4.28%) Windows 7
7 61 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.79%) Android
10 25 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.03%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.83%) Solaris
14 10 (0.69%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.48%) AIX
16 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.28%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.28%) zOS
18 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (30.00%) ITIL
2 165 (11.38%) CRM
3 148 (10.21%) Problem Management
4 138 (9.52%) ERP
5 106 (7.31%) Incident Management
6 103 (7.10%) Change Management
7 79 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (5.38%) Process Improvement
9 77 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 71 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (4.83%) Release Management
12 67 (4.62%) ETL
13 60 (4.14%) E-Commerce
14 55 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (3.66%) Service Delivery
16 48 (3.31%) Document Management
17 46 (3.17%) Service Management
18 45 (3.10%) Business Analysis
19 44 (3.03%) ITIL V3
20 43 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 930 (64.14%) SQL
2 202 (13.93%) Java
3 120 (8.28%) T-SQL
4 102 (7.03%) C#
5 78 (5.38%) PowerShell
6 73 (5.03%) JavaScript
7 67 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 54 (3.72%) VBA
9 44 (3.03%) VB
10 41 (2.83%) Perl
11 33 (2.28%) Python
12 30 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.52%) PHP
15 9 (0.62%) C++
15 9 (0.62%) VBScript
16 8 (0.55%) Korn
17 7 (0.48%) RPG
18 6 (0.41%) Ruby
18 6 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (8.48%) Degree
2 66 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 45 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 38 (2.62%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.62%) MCSE
9 7 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.48%) MCP
10 6 (0.41%) MCPD
10 6 (0.41%) MCSA
10 6 (0.41%) MCSD
11 5 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.28%) GNVQ
12 4 (0.28%) MCITP
12 4 (0.28%) MCTS
12 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.21%) HNC
14 2 (0.14%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (11.31%) SLA
2 41 (2.83%) QA
3 19 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.17%) SEPA
5 11 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.69%) GxP
7 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) PMO
10 1 (0.069%) HL7
10 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.069%) MiFID
10 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.69%) vSphere
4 7 (0.48%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.28%) XenApp
7 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.069%) Docker
10 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (1.86%) SCCM
2 21 (1.45%) Control-M
2 21 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (1.24%) Puppet
4 14 (0.97%) Nagios
4 14 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.90%) Ansible
6 10 (0.69%) SCOM
7 8 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.55%) Salt
8 7 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.28%) Opsview
10 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.069%) Graylog
12 1 (0.069%) Netcool
Vendors
1 469 (32.34%) Microsoft
2 306 (21.10%) Oracle
3 68 (4.69%) Citrix
4 61 (4.21%) VMware
5 53 (3.66%) IBM
6 51 (3.52%) SAP
7 36 (2.48%) Sybase
8 30 (2.07%) Infor
9 28 (1.93%) Splunk
10 27 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.79%) Cognos
11 26 (1.79%) Informatica
12 23 (1.59%) Adobe
13 22 (1.52%) Capita
14 21 (1.45%) Charles River
14 21 (1.45%) Remedy
15 20 (1.38%) ION Trading
16 19 (1.31%) Northgate
17 18 (1.24%) SunGard
18 17 (1.17%) Sun