Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 411 367 332
Rank change year-on-year -44 -35 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1,257 1,425 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.87% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,221 1,758
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +2.56%

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 165,738 164,565 194,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,928 136,254 163,031
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -45 1,200 £37,500 +7.14% 102
UK excluding London -76 652 £32,000 -1.54% 69
London +10 599 £47,500 +11.76% 40
Midlands +46 172 £30,000 -1.64% 10
South East -56 165 £32,000 -1.54% 18
North of England -91 163 £32,500 -7.14% 21
West Midlands +74 110 £30,000 -9.09% 5
North West -26 87 £29,500 +3.51% 17
Yorkshire -76 63 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East Midlands -9 62 £27,500 -8.33% 4
South West +3 58 £29,750 +6.25% 6
East of England -49 55 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Scotland -21 36 £35,000 +34.62% 6
North East -11 13 £34,500 +27.78% 1
Wales -6 8 £30,500 +4.27%
Channel Islands - 6 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 790 (62.85%) SQL
2 400 (31.82%) Finance
3 382 (30.39%) SQL Server
4 380 (30.23%) ITIL
5 352 (28.00%) Windows
6 296 (23.55%) Microsoft
7 271 (21.56%) Oracle
8 235 (18.70%) Unix
8 235 (18.70%) Linux
9 216 (17.18%) Problem-Solving
10 190 (15.12%) .NET
11 179 (14.24%) Java
12 174 (13.84%) C#
13 152 (12.09%) Windows Server
14 138 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
15 133 (10.58%) IIS
15 133 (10.58%) Degree
16 107 (8.51%) PowerShell
17 102 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
17 102 (8.11%) Service Management
18 97 (7.72%) SLA
19 95 (7.56%) Banking
20 92 (7.32%) HTML
21 83 (6.60%) JavaScript
21 83 (6.60%) CRM
22 82 (6.52%) Change Management
23 81 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
24 76 (6.05%) XML
25 75 (5.97%) ERP
26 74 (5.89%) T-SQL

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
1 133 (10.58%) IIS
2 49 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 43 (3.42%) Apache
4 42 (3.34%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.83%) JBoss
6 19 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.11%) CMS
9 10 (0.80%) Confluence
9 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.32%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.080%) Documentum
15 1 (0.080%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 102 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) CATIA
5 2 (0.16%) FreeHand
5 2 (0.16%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.16%) Windchill
6 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.080%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.03%) Markit EDM
4 13 (1.03%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.80%) Maximo
8 8 (0.64%) Elite 3E
8 8 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.56%) Endur
9 7 (0.56%) thinkFolio
10 6 (0.48%) LongView
10 6 (0.48%) RiskWrite
10 6 (0.48%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.48%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.40%) Eloqua
11 5 (0.40%) MetaTrader
11 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.38%) SaaS
2 46 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.11%) Office 365
5 9 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.64%) PaaS
7 6 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.32%) GitHub
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.24%) IaaS
10 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.080%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.080%) Boomi
11 1 (0.080%) Force.com
11 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.78%) Firewall
2 29 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.23%) DNS
4 15 (1.19%) Internet
5 10 (0.80%) HTTP
6 7 (0.56%) DHCP
6 7 (0.56%) Intranet
7 5 (0.40%) SMS
7 5 (0.40%) SSL
7 5 (0.40%) VoIP
7 5 (0.40%) VPN
8 4 (0.32%) Broadband
8 4 (0.32%) FIX Connectivity
9 3 (0.24%) FTP
9 3 (0.24%) LAN
9 3 (0.24%) SMTP
9 3 (0.24%) WAN
10 2 (0.16%) NAS
10 2 (0.16%) SAN
10 2 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 67 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 56 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
6 42 (3.34%) MySQL
6 42 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
8 35 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
9 29 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 28 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.11%) DB2
16 13 (1.03%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.88%) MongoDB
18 9 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (2.23%) JIRA
2 24 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
4 16 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 16 (1.27%) FrontPage
5 10 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.48%) Maven
6 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.48%) VersionOne
7 5 (0.40%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.080%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.080%) Subversion
10 1 (0.080%) Toad
General
1 400 (31.82%) Finance
2 95 (7.56%) Banking
3 65 (5.17%) Retail
4 60 (4.77%) Front Office
5 43 (3.42%) Marketing
6 39 (3.10%) Back Office
7 33 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.51%) Law
9 18 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.43%) Legal
10 15 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.95%) Games
13 11 (0.88%) Advertising
14 8 (0.64%) German Language
14 8 (0.64%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.56%) Automotive
15 7 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (15.12%) .NET
2 92 (7.32%) HTML
3 76 (6.05%) XML
4 62 (4.93%) CSS
5 56 (4.46%) ASP.NET
6 54 (4.30%) FIX Protocol
6 54 (4.30%) Web Services
7 37 (2.94%) Middleware
8 34 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 33 (2.63%) SOAP
10 19 (1.51%) jQuery
11 18 (1.43%) AngularJS
12 17 (1.35%) J2EE
13 16 (1.27%) HTML5
13 16 (1.27%) XSLT
14 15 (1.19%) Node.js
14 15 (1.19%) REST
15 12 (0.95%) RESTful
15 12 (0.95%) Spring
16 10 (0.80%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (3.66%) Equities
4 40 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.15%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.59%) SWIFT
10 18 (1.43%) Fintech
11 17 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.27%) Derivative
13 14 (1.11%) iSeries
13 14 (1.11%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.80%) EPoS
16 9 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
16 9 (0.72%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.72%) Grid Computing
16 9 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 352 (28.00%) Windows
2 235 (18.70%) Linux
2 235 (18.70%) Unix
3 152 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (2.39%) Solaris
6 30 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 27 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.72%) AIX
8 9 (0.72%) CentOS
8 9 (0.72%) Fedora
8 9 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.40%) Android
11 5 (0.40%) Debian
12 4 (0.32%) SUSE
12 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (30.23%) ITIL
2 216 (17.18%) Problem-Solving
3 102 (8.11%) Service Management
4 83 (6.60%) CRM
5 82 (6.52%) Change Management
6 81 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (5.97%) ERP
8 73 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 71 (5.65%) Incident Management
10 69 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 68 (5.41%) Data Analysis
12 66 (5.25%) ITSM
12 66 (5.25%) Problem Management
13 47 (3.74%) DevOps
13 47 (3.74%) Service Delivery
14 45 (3.58%) Asset Management
14 45 (3.58%) ITIL V3
14 45 (3.58%) Process Improvement
15 44 (3.50%) Investment Management
16 43 (3.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 790 (62.85%) SQL
2 179 (14.24%) Java
3 174 (13.84%) C#
4 107 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 83 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 74 (5.89%) T-SQL
7 60 (4.77%) Shell Script
8 59 (4.69%) Perl
8 59 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 53 (4.22%) Python
10 47 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.55%) VB
12 31 (2.47%) PHP
13 30 (2.39%) VB.NET
14 21 (1.67%) VBScript
15 20 (1.59%) VBA
16 13 (1.03%) C
17 11 (0.88%) C++
18 6 (0.48%) Java 8
19 5 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 133 (10.58%) Degree
2 63 (5.01%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.72%) MCP
7 9 (0.72%) MCSE
8 7 (0.56%) MCSA
9 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.24%) AAT
10 3 (0.24%) CCNA
10 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.16%) HND
11 2 (0.16%) ISEB
11 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.080%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.72%) SLA
2 26 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.59%) QA
4 10 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (0.56%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.24%) MiFID
7 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.24%) SEPA
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.080%) BS7666
9 1 (0.080%) EMIR
9 1 (0.080%) FATCA
9 1 (0.080%) GDPR
9 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (0.64%) Docker
4 8 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.32%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.32%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.80%) Control-M
1 10 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
1 10 (0.80%) OpenView
1 10 (0.80%) Puppet
2 7 (0.56%) Nagios
3 5 (0.40%) CA Wily
3 5 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.32%) Opsview
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.32%) SCCM
5 2 (0.16%) Kibana
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) SCOM
5 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.080%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 296 (23.55%) Microsoft
2 271 (21.56%) Oracle
3 47 (3.74%) SAP
4 43 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (2.63%) Citrix
5 33 (2.63%) Sybase
6 32 (2.55%) Remedy
7 27 (2.15%) VMware
8 25 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.99%) Sun
9 22 (1.75%) Charles River
10 21 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.51%) AppDynamics
12 18 (1.43%) Bloomberg
12 18 (1.43%) IBM
13 14 (1.11%) Adobe
13 14 (1.11%) JD Edwards
13 14 (1.11%) Sage
13 14 (1.11%) Tableau
14 13 (1.03%) Vermilion