Period
to 3 June 2020

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 397 423
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 586 1,111 1,241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.81% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 502 947 1,103
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 83,374 136,890 165,759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.98% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66,828 108,702 134,648
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Applications Support Analyst.

Salary trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support Analyst over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 -7 551 £40,000 +6.67% 19
London -19 291 £50,000 - 8
UK excluding London +12 288 £35,000 +7.69% 11
South East +49 86 £33,750 +5.47% 1
North of England +58 78 £42,500 +39.19% 8
Midlands +48 49 £31,250 -3.85%
Yorkshire +81 42 £37,060 +30.03% 3
West Midlands +51 42 £31,500 -3.82%
North West +79 29 £53,500 +52.86% 4
East of England +27 27 £32,000 -3.03%
Scotland +50 23 £40,000 +26.98%
South West +50 20 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Midlands +41 7 £28,750 -2.54%
North East -9 7 £40,000 +21.83% 1
Wales -8 5 £35,000 +9.38%
Work from Home +35 3 £32,500 -23.53% 2

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 382 (65.19%) SQL
2 195 (33.28%) SQL Server
3 189 (32.25%) Finance
4 172 (29.35%) Windows
5 154 (26.28%) ITIL
6 150 (25.60%) Microsoft
7 113 (19.28%) Windows Server
8 111 (18.94%) Linux
9 95 (16.21%) Oracle
10 92 (15.70%) PowerShell
11 89 (15.19%) .NET
12 77 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
13 76 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
14 74 (12.63%) Unix
15 64 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
16 59 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
17 57 (9.73%) C#
18 56 (9.56%) Investment Management
19 55 (9.39%) Python
20 54 (9.22%) Active Directory
21 53 (9.04%) Azure
22 52 (8.87%) JIRA
22 52 (8.87%) ERP
22 52 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
23 50 (8.53%) Degree
24 49 (8.36%) T-SQL
25 48 (8.19%) CRM
25 48 (8.19%) Legal
26 45 (7.68%) Relational Database
27 44 (7.51%) Equities

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 40 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.63%) IIS
3 15 (2.56%) Apache
4 14 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.22%) SAS
6 7 (1.19%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.85%) JBoss
9 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.51%) Confluence
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.34%) CMS
11 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.34%) Mule
11 2 (0.34%) nginx
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.17%) MTS
12 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (3.92%) Salerio
2 14 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.88%) SAP ERP
4 8 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.19%) ResourceLink
6 6 (1.02%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.85%) Carpe Diem
8 4 (0.68%) Maximo
9 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
10 2 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.34%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.17%) Magento
11 1 (0.17%) Relativity
11 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.04%) Azure
2 42 (7.17%) Office 365
3 29 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
4 25 (4.27%) SaaS
5 23 (3.92%) Power Platform
6 21 (3.58%) AWS
7 9 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.37%) PaaS
9 6 (1.02%) IaaS
10 5 (0.85%) GitHub
11 4 (0.68%) Datadog
12 3 (0.51%) GCP
12 3 (0.51%) Slack
13 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.17%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.17%) Power Automate
14 1 (0.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.05%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (1.88%) Internet
3 8 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.02%) SAN
4 6 (1.02%) SWIFTNet
5 5 (0.85%) Skype
6 4 (0.68%) DNS
6 4 (0.68%) VPN
7 3 (0.51%) DHCP
7 3 (0.51%) Firewall
7 3 (0.51%) SSH
8 2 (0.34%) LAN
8 2 (0.34%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) HTTP
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
9 1 (0.17%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) VoIP
9 1 (0.17%) WebEx
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (33.28%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.68%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.46%) RDBMS
3 32 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.75%) Power BI
7 20 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.71%) MySQL
8 10 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.85%) DB2
11 5 (0.85%) QlikView
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.34%) Big Data
14 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (8.87%) JIRA
2 8 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.02%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.68%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.68%) Postman
6 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 189 (32.25%) Finance
2 48 (8.19%) Legal
3 26 (4.44%) Front Office
4 22 (3.75%) Retail
5 21 (3.58%) Back Office
6 18 (3.07%) Banking
7 16 (2.73%) Law
8 6 (1.02%) Advertising
8 6 (1.02%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.68%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.19%) .NET
2 33 (5.63%) XML
3 26 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
4 23 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
4 23 (3.92%) Regular Expression
5 22 (3.75%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.07%) Web Services
7 11 (1.88%) HTML
8 8 (1.37%) CSS
8 8 (1.37%) JSON
9 7 (1.19%) Middleware
10 6 (1.02%) SOAP
11 4 (0.68%) EDI
11 4 (0.68%) Java EE
11 4 (0.68%) Swing
12 3 (0.51%) jQuery
13 2 (0.34%) LAMP
13 2 (0.34%) Node.js
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.51%) Equities
3 32 (5.46%) SWIFT
4 28 (4.78%) Derivative
5 22 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.58%) Fixed Income
6 21 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.88%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.54%) PKI
10 8 (1.37%) iSeries
11 6 (1.02%) Eurex
11 6 (1.02%) FMCG
11 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.85%) AS400
12 5 (0.85%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.85%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.85%) User Experience
13 4 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.35%) Windows
2 113 (19.28%) Windows Server
3 111 (18.94%) Linux
4 74 (12.63%) Unix
5 39 (6.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (6.48%) Windows 10
7 32 (5.46%) Windows 7
8 31 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (3.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.19%) Solaris
12 6 (1.02%) CentOS
12 6 (1.02%) Debian
12 6 (1.02%) SUSE
13 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.51%) Android
16 2 (0.34%) HPUX
16 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (26.28%) ITIL
2 76 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (9.56%) Investment Management
4 52 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (8.87%) ERP
5 48 (8.19%) CRM
6 39 (6.66%) Incident Management
7 36 (6.14%) Project Management
8 33 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (5.63%) DevOps
9 32 (5.46%) Computer Science
10 30 (5.12%) Release Management
11 28 (4.78%) Change Management
12 27 (4.61%) Migration
13 26 (4.44%) Practice Management
13 26 (4.44%) Problem Management
13 26 (4.44%) Workflow
14 25 (4.27%) Portfolio Management
14 25 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (3.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 382 (65.19%) SQL
2 92 (15.70%) PowerShell
3 57 (9.73%) C#
4 55 (9.39%) Python
5 49 (8.36%) T-SQL
6 32 (5.46%) PL/SQL
7 29 (4.95%) Shell Script
8 28 (4.78%) JavaScript
9 26 (4.44%) Java
10 25 (4.27%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.58%) Perl
11 21 (3.58%) R
12 13 (2.22%) VBA
13 12 (2.05%) VB
13 12 (2.05%) VBScript
14 8 (1.37%) PHP
15 7 (1.19%) Korn
16 6 (1.02%) Go
17 5 (0.85%) RPG
18 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (8.53%) Degree
2 26 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (3.07%) MCP
4 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.19%) MCSE
7 5 (0.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.61%) GDPR
2 26 (4.44%) SLA
3 16 (2.73%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) GAMP
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.51%) Docker
5 2 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (4.27%) Nagios
2 15 (2.56%) Control-M
3 13 (2.22%) SCCM
4 4 (0.68%) Ansible
4 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 150 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 95 (16.21%) Oracle
3 29 (4.95%) ServiceNow
4 21 (3.58%) SAP
5 19 (3.24%) iManage
6 18 (3.07%) IBM
7 16 (2.73%) Citrix
8 14 (2.39%) VMware
9 13 (2.22%) Aderant
9 13 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.88%) Bloomberg
10 11 (1.88%) JD Edwards
11 10 (1.71%) Charles River
12 9 (1.54%) Intapp
13 8 (1.37%) Sybase
14 7 (1.19%) Fidessa
14 7 (1.19%) Sun
15 6 (1.02%) CQG
15 6 (1.02%) Reuters
15 6 (1.02%) Salesforce.com