Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 389 327
Rank change year-on-year -12 -62 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,196 1,452 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.84% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,264 1,631
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -11.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £53,750
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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.03%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -14 1,142 £41,000 +9.33% 73
London +63 672 £50,000 +11.11% 37
UK excluding London -73 520 £32,500 - 40
South East -43 175 £35,000 +16.67% 5
North of England -32 99 £30,000 +3.45% 12
Midlands -7 74 £32,000 +4.92% 6
East of England -11 65 £32,000 -20.00% 7
North West -6 60 £35,000 +20.69% 4
South West -10 58 £32,500 -4.41% 6
West Midlands +16 47 £32,750 -6.43% 5
Yorkshire -1 35 £28,000 +1.82% 6
Scotland -9 35 £31,000 -10.79% 4
East Midlands -22 27 £26,000 -7.14% 1
Wales -3 13 £30,250 -6.92%
North East -18 4 £37,563 +3.62% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 730 (61.04%) SQL
2 414 (34.62%) Finance
3 339 (28.34%) SQL Server
4 325 (27.17%) Windows
5 314 (26.25%) ITIL
6 288 (24.08%) Oracle
7 268 (22.41%) Linux
8 267 (22.32%) Microsoft
9 231 (19.31%) Problem-Solving
10 229 (19.15%) Unix
11 216 (18.06%) .NET
12 188 (15.72%) Banking
13 165 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
13 165 (13.80%) PowerShell
14 160 (13.38%) Java
15 132 (11.04%) Relational Database
16 129 (10.79%) C#
16 129 (10.79%) CRM
17 125 (10.45%) HTML
18 108 (9.03%) Windows Server
19 106 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
20 102 (8.53%) Degree
21 101 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
21 101 (8.44%) SLA
22 95 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 95 (7.94%) Shell Script
23 94 (7.86%) Back Office
24 93 (7.78%) RDBMS
25 91 (7.61%) JavaScript
26 89 (7.44%) Change Management

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 58 (4.85%) IIS
1 58 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 26 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 24 (2.01%) JBoss
4 13 (1.09%) CMS
4 13 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.67%) Confluence
7 7 (0.59%) Apache
8 5 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.33%) WordPress
10 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 106 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.33%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.084%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.084%) Maya
Business Applications
1 62 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.42%) thinkFolio
3 17 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
4 11 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.59%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.50%) LongView
7 5 (0.42%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.33%) Global One
8 4 (0.33%) iTrent
8 4 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
8 4 (0.33%) Salerio
9 3 (0.25%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
10 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (3.51%) SaaS
2 31 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.34%) Office 365
4 13 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.25%) PaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.17%) Force.com
7 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.084%) G Suite
8 1 (0.084%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.92%) DNS
2 23 (1.92%) Internet
3 13 (1.09%) DHCP
4 8 (0.67%) Firewall
4 8 (0.67%) FTP
5 7 (0.59%) VPN
6 6 (0.50%) HTTP
7 5 (0.42%) NAS
7 5 (0.42%) SAN
8 4 (0.33%) SSH
9 3 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
9 3 (0.25%) LAN
9 3 (0.25%) SMTP
9 3 (0.25%) WAN
10 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.17%) MQTT
10 2 (0.17%) SSL
10 2 (0.17%) Telnet
10 2 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 132 (11.04%) Relational Database
3 95 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (7.78%) RDBMS
5 63 (5.27%) Oracle Database
6 54 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 54 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
8 41 (3.43%) Crystal Reports
9 29 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
11 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.59%) MySQL
13 17 (1.42%) Ingres
14 15 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
14 15 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (2.26%) JIRA
2 25 (2.09%) Subversion
3 23 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 23 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.75%) Hudson
7 7 (0.59%) FrontPage
7 7 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.25%) Maven
10 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.17%) Log4j
11 2 (0.17%) Log4Net
11 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.084%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.084%) MSBuild
General
1 414 (34.62%) Finance
2 188 (15.72%) Banking
3 94 (7.86%) Back Office
4 71 (5.94%) Front Office
5 60 (5.02%) Retail
6 35 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.51%) Marketing
9 15 (1.25%) Automotive
10 13 (1.09%) Legal
11 12 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.67%) Advertising
12 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.67%) Games
13 6 (0.50%) Electronics
14 5 (0.42%) Law
14 5 (0.42%) Local Government
14 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (18.06%) .NET
2 125 (10.45%) HTML
3 80 (6.69%) XML
4 76 (6.35%) CSS
5 57 (4.77%) FIX Protocol
6 49 (4.10%) ASP.NET
7 40 (3.34%) Web Services
8 35 (2.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 34 (2.84%) jQuery
10 33 (2.76%) Ajax
11 28 (2.34%) Spring
12 27 (2.26%) JSON
13 24 (2.01%) XSLT
14 23 (1.92%) JSP
14 23 (1.92%) SOAP
15 22 (1.84%) DHTML
15 22 (1.84%) JSTL
15 22 (1.84%) Servlets
16 21 (1.76%) Middleware
17 19 (1.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 165 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.94%) Equities
2 71 (5.94%) SWIFT
3 58 (4.85%) Fintech
4 50 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (3.85%) Derivative
6 45 (3.76%) Fixed Income
7 43 (3.60%) Hedge funds
8 34 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 25 (2.09%) Reinsurance
12 20 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (1.51%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
15 14 (1.17%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.92%) Replication
17 9 (0.75%) Mobile App
18 7 (0.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 325 (27.17%) Windows
2 268 (22.41%) Linux
3 229 (19.15%) Unix
4 108 (9.03%) Windows Server
5 66 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (2.42%) Solaris
7 25 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.51%) CentOS
9 17 (1.42%) SUSE
9 17 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.25%) Fedora
10 15 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.25%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.59%) Windows NT
13 6 (0.50%) AIX
13 6 (0.50%) zOS
14 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (26.25%) ITIL
2 231 (19.31%) Problem-Solving
3 129 (10.79%) CRM
4 101 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (7.44%) Change Management
6 88 (7.36%) Problem Management
7 77 (6.44%) ERP
8 73 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
9 69 (5.77%) Investment Management
10 62 (5.18%) Asset Management
11 60 (5.02%) Incident Management
12 58 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (4.52%) Service Delivery
14 41 (3.43%) Data Analysis
15 39 (3.26%) Computer Science
16 36 (3.01%) Service Management
17 34 (2.84%) Business Analysis
18 33 (2.76%) DevOps
19 31 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (2.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 730 (61.04%) SQL
2 165 (13.80%) PowerShell
3 160 (13.38%) Java
4 129 (10.79%) C#
5 95 (7.94%) Shell Script
6 91 (7.61%) JavaScript
7 83 (6.94%) PL/SQL
8 80 (6.69%) T-SQL
9 77 (6.44%) Python
10 58 (4.85%) Perl
11 51 (4.26%) Bash Shell
12 32 (2.68%) Korn
13 27 (2.26%) Bourne shell
13 27 (2.26%) C++
14 18 (1.51%) Ruby
15 17 (1.42%) VBA
16 16 (1.34%) C
17 15 (1.25%) VB.NET
18 14 (1.17%) VB
19 13 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (8.53%) Degree
2 48 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.17%) MCSE
6 13 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.42%) HNC
9 5 (0.42%) MCP
10 4 (0.33%) RHCA
10 4 (0.33%) RHCE
10 4 (0.33%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.25%) MCITP
11 3 (0.25%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.17%) MBCS
12 2 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (8.44%) SLA
2 17 (1.42%) QA
3 9 (0.75%) SEPA
4 8 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.50%) ISO 20022
6 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.33%) PMO
8 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.17%) GDPR
10 1 (0.084%) EMIR
10 1 (0.084%) FATCA
10 1 (0.084%) MiFID
System Software
1 40 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.59%) Docker
4 6 (0.50%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.084%) KVM
8 1 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.084%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (3.68%) Control-M
2 12 (1.00%) Nagios
2 12 (1.00%) SCCM
3 11 (0.92%) Puppet
4 10 (0.84%) Kibana
5 9 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.42%) Ansible
7 4 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.33%) logstash
8 3 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.25%) SCOM
8 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.084%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.084%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.084%) Salt
9 1 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 288 (24.08%) Oracle
2 267 (22.32%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 47 (3.93%) SAP
5 41 (3.43%) Sybase
6 40 (3.34%) IBM
7 37 (3.09%) Citrix
8 35 (2.93%) VMware
9 30 (2.51%) Bloomberg
10 25 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.59%) Charles River
12 18 (1.51%) Murex
12 18 (1.51%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.17%) Reuters
14 13 (1.09%) AppDynamics
15 12 (1.00%) JD Edwards
16 11 (0.92%) HP
17 10 (0.84%) Remedy
18 9 (0.75%) Fidessa
18 9 (0.75%) Tableau