Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 316 305
Rank change year-on-year -68 -11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1461 1915 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.01% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.04% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1696 2076
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,975 £24,000 £23,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +9.24%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 November 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 -59 1393 £37,500 - 53
UK excluding London -52 814 £32,500 -1.52% 34
London -64 636 £45,000 +5.88% 21
South East -6 255 £32,500 -7.14% 10
North of England -89 196 £30,000 -14.29% 6
East of England -15 125 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Midlands +26 103 £30,500 -4.69% 8
Yorkshire -42 90 £27,750 -20.71% 4
North West -53 85 £30,000 -12.41% 1
South West +11 79 £35,000 +27.27% 7
East Midlands +53 69 £30,500 -6.87% 3
Scotland -11 41 £34,250 +18.10%
West Midlands -26 34 £35,896 +19.65% 5
North East -1 21 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Wales -18 16 £32,500 +8.33%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 938 (64.20%) SQL
2 526 (36.00%) Windows
3 464 (31.76%) Finance
4 463 (31.69%) Microsoft
5 429 (29.36%) SQL Server
6 413 (28.27%) ITIL
7 328 (22.45%) Oracle
8 270 (18.48%) Unix
9 234 (16.02%) Linux
10 194 (13.28%) Windows Server
11 193 (13.21%) Java
12 173 (11.84%) IIS
13 169 (11.57%) Banking
14 168 (11.50%) .NET
15 167 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
16 164 (11.23%) Microsoft Office
17 159 (10.88%) SLA
17 159 (10.88%) SharePoint
18 154 (10.54%) CRM
19 135 (9.24%) Problem Management
20 132 (9.03%) Degree
21 124 (8.49%) T-SQL
22 120 (8.21%) Front Office
23 119 (8.15%) C#
24 112 (7.67%) Active Directory
25 111 (7.60%) Incident Management
26 109 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
27 106 (7.26%) ERP
28 98 (6.71%) Change Management
29 94 (6.43%) 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
1 173 (11.84%) IIS
2 159 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 79 (5.41%) Apache
4 72 (4.93%) Tomcat
5 36 (2.46%) JBoss
6 26 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (1.51%) CMS
7 22 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 14 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.89%) Confluence
11 12 (0.82%) Documentum
11 12 (0.82%) Mule
11 12 (0.82%) Mule ESB
12 11 (0.75%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.62%) Moodle
14 9 (0.62%) MQSeries
14 9 (0.62%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 164 (11.23%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.68%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) HipChat
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.068%) Maya
Business Applications
1 69 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.03%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.89%) Northgate Housing
5 13 (0.89%) RiskWrite
6 12 (0.82%) Actimize
6 12 (0.82%) Eloqua
7 10 (0.68%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.68%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (0.62%) FLEXCUBE
8 9 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.55%) Aligne
9 8 (0.55%) Endur
9 8 (0.55%) thinkFolio
10 7 (0.48%) Maximo
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.15%) Office 365
2 34 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.12%) SaaS
5 11 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.41%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.34%) PaaS
8 5 (0.34%) Veeva
9 4 (0.27%) IaaS
10 3 (0.21%) G Suite
10 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) Slack
12 1 (0.068%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.068%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.74%) Firewall
2 31 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.78%) DNS
3 26 (1.78%) Internet
4 20 (1.37%) Intranet
5 16 (1.10%) DHCP
6 9 (0.62%) FTP
7 8 (0.55%) LAN
7 8 (0.55%) WAN
8 7 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (0.48%) SMS
9 5 (0.34%) WebEx
10 4 (0.27%) VPN
11 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.21%) Extranet
11 3 (0.21%) Skype
12 2 (0.14%) HTTP
12 2 (0.14%) VLAN
12 2 (0.14%) VoIP
12 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 94 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (4.04%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.74%) MySQL
7 34 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
8 32 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (0.89%) MS Access
14 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.89%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.82%) DB2
16 11 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (1.98%) JIRA
2 22 (1.51%) Eclipse
3 20 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (0.89%) VersionOne
6 11 (0.75%) JConsole
6 11 (0.75%) VisualVM
7 10 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.34%) Hudson
11 5 (0.34%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.27%) Subversion
12 4 (0.27%) Toad
13 3 (0.21%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.21%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 464 (31.76%) Finance
2 169 (11.57%) Banking
3 120 (8.21%) Front Office
4 62 (4.24%) Investment Banking
5 55 (3.76%) Retail
6 49 (3.35%) Back Office
7 43 (2.94%) Legal
8 38 (2.60%) Retail Banking
9 35 (2.40%) Marketing
10 34 (2.33%) Private Banking
11 32 (2.19%) Law
12 29 (1.98%) Corporate Banking
13 27 (1.85%) Manufacturing
14 24 (1.64%) Telecoms
15 22 (1.51%) Financial Institution
16 15 (1.03%) Advertising
17 14 (0.96%) Electronics
18 12 (0.82%) French Language
19 10 (0.68%) German Language
19 10 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (11.50%) .NET
2 71 (4.86%) HTML
3 59 (4.04%) Web Services
3 59 (4.04%) XML
4 55 (3.76%) CSS
5 52 (3.56%) J2EE
6 46 (3.15%) FIX Protocol
7 30 (2.05%) ASP.NET
8 19 (1.30%) SOAP
9 17 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (0.96%) EDI
11 13 (0.89%) jQuery
12 12 (0.82%) Middleware
13 11 (0.75%) JSP
14 10 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (0.55%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.55%) ODBC
16 7 (0.48%) Classic ASP
16 7 (0.48%) JSON
17 6 (0.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 52 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 39 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (2.46%) Equities
5 36 (2.46%) SWIFT
6 27 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 20 (1.37%) iSeries
9 17 (1.16%) Derivative
10 16 (1.10%) Fintech
11 14 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.68%) Learning Management System
12 10 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.62%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.55%) User Experience
15 7 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 526 (36.00%) Windows
2 270 (18.48%) Unix
3 234 (16.02%) Linux
4 194 (13.28%) Windows Server
5 71 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (4.52%) Windows 7
7 59 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.37%) Android
11 19 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.03%) Solaris
12 15 (1.03%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.62%) AIX
15 7 (0.48%) zOS
16 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.34%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (28.27%) ITIL
2 154 (10.54%) CRM
3 135 (9.24%) Problem Management
4 111 (7.60%) Incident Management
5 106 (7.26%) ERP
6 98 (6.71%) Change Management
7 78 (5.34%) Process Improvement
8 74 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (4.72%) ETL
11 68 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 64 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 63 (4.31%) Release Management
14 51 (3.49%) Business Analysis
15 47 (3.22%) Document Management
15 47 (3.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (3.15%) E-Commerce
16 46 (3.15%) Service Delivery
16 46 (3.15%) Service Management
17 42 (2.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 938 (64.20%) SQL
2 193 (13.21%) Java
3 124 (8.49%) T-SQL
4 119 (8.15%) C#
5 88 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 79 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 63 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 52 (3.56%) Perl
9 45 (3.08%) VB
10 42 (2.87%) VBA
11 40 (2.74%) Python
12 37 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.71%) PHP
14 21 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.68%) C++
16 8 (0.55%) Korn
16 8 (0.55%) VBScript
17 7 (0.48%) Ruby
18 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 132 (9.03%) Degree
2 59 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
3 41 (2.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 39 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.68%) MCSE
9 7 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.41%) MCPD
10 6 (0.41%) MCSD
11 4 (0.27%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.27%) GNVQ
11 4 (0.27%) MCP
11 4 (0.27%) MCSA
11 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.21%) HNC
12 3 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
13 2 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (10.88%) SLA
2 33 (2.26%) QA
3 25 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.30%) SEPA
5 9 (0.62%) GxP
6 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.068%) HL7
9 1 (0.068%) MiFID
9 1 (0.068%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 47 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.62%) XenApp
4 8 (0.55%) Terminal Services
4 8 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (0.55%) vSphere
4 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.068%) Docker
8 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 28 (1.92%) SCCM
2 21 (1.44%) Control-M
2 21 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (1.23%) Puppet
4 14 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.89%) Ansible
5 13 (0.89%) Nagios
6 8 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.55%) Salt
6 8 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (0.48%) SCOM
7 7 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.27%) Opsview
10 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.068%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.068%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 463 (31.69%) Microsoft
2 328 (22.45%) Oracle
3 64 (4.38%) Citrix
3 64 (4.38%) VMware
4 53 (3.63%) SAP
5 52 (3.56%) IBM
6 38 (2.60%) Sybase
7 32 (2.19%) Informatica
8 29 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.78%) Adobe
9 26 (1.78%) Splunk
10 22 (1.51%) Capita
10 22 (1.51%) Cognos
10 22 (1.51%) iManage
11 21 (1.44%) Charles River
12 19 (1.30%) ServiceNow
13 18 (1.23%) ION Trading
13 18 (1.23%) Northgate
14 17 (1.16%) Remedy
14 17 (1.16%) Sun