The median annual salary for a Applications Support Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
UK
Rank 363 311 314
Rank change year-on-year -52 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 667 1072 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 1.04% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.08% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 567 897 916
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -56 635 £33,000 -14.28% 59
London -49 292 £40,500 -11.95% 15
South East 0 103 £32,250 -7.85% 23
Yorkshire +6 75 £32,500 +14.03% 5
West Yorkshire +18 58 £31,500 +14.54% 3
City of London +3 56 £37,500 -21.05% 4
East Midlands +39 55 £30,250 +21.00% 1
Leeds +14 49 £32,500 +10.16% 2
North West -36 38 £24,250 -3.00% 5
Surrey +17 33 £32,500 -7.14% 7
East of England -14 28 £28,000 -1.75% 2
South West -32 26 £26,000 -14.75% 1
Leicestershire +7 22 £37,000 +72.09% 1
Scotland +22 18 £26,000 -22.96% 1
Nottinghamshire +22 17 £23,500 -
Hampshire +20 17 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Manchester -34 17 £22,000 -21.42% 3
Nottingham +25 16 £23,500 -
Lancashire +8 14 £23,500 - 2
West Midlands -8 14 £33,000 +20.00% 7
Berkshire +13 13 £30,000 -31.42% 7
Leicester - 13 £39,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Chorley +9 11 £23,500 - 2
Woking +6 11 £33,000 +11.86%
Hertfordshire +4 10 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Wales 0 10 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Bristol -9 10 £32,500 +18.18%
South Wales +13 9 £30,000 +33.33% 1
North Yorkshire +11 9 £35,000 - 1

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (61.59%) SQL
2 485 (31.85%) ITIL
3 435 (28.56%) Windows
4 431 (28.30%) Finance
5 423 (27.77%) SQL Server
6 387 (25.41%) Microsoft
7 282 (18.52%) Oracle
8 273 (17.93%) .NET
9 237 (15.56%) MS Excel
10 216 (14.18%) Degree
11 207 (13.59%) Linux
12 194 (12.74%) Unix
13 186 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
14 172 (11.29%) CRM
15 166 (10.90%) C#
16 161 (10.57%) SLA
17 157 (10.31%) Windows Server
18 154 (10.11%) IIS
19 149 (9.78%) XML
20 148 (9.72%) ERP
21 139 (9.13%) SharePoint
22 135 (8.86%) Java
23 115 (7.55%) Banking
24 114 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 107 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
26 105 (6.89%) Problem Management
27 104 (6.83%) Incident Management
28 103 (6.76%) MS Office
29 102 (6.70%) Web Services
30 95 (6.24%) Business Intelligence

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 154 (10.11%) IIS
2 139 (9.13%) SharePoint
3 69 (4.53%) BizTalk Server
4 54 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.50%) Apache
6 33 (2.17%) CMS
7 27 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.51%) JBoss
9 20 (1.31%) Confluence
10 12 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.39%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.20%) Gentran
16 3 (0.20%) Mule
16 3 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 237 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 103 (6.76%) MS Office
3 16 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.85%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 63 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (2.30%) Maximo
4 20 (1.31%) Aligne
5 19 (1.25%) RiskWrite
6 13 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (0.59%) Sage X3
8 9 (0.59%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.39%) Misys Opics
10 6 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
10 6 (0.39%) Sage 200
10 6 (0.39%) Softmar
11 5 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.33%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.33%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.48%) SaaS
2 17 (1.12%) Office 365
3 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.33%) PaaS
6 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.066%) Boomi
8 1 (0.066%) Force.com
8 1 (0.066%) GitHub
8 1 (0.066%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.23%) Internet
2 25 (1.64%) HTTP
3 22 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.38%) Intranet
5 14 (0.92%) Firewall
6 9 (0.59%) DNS
6 9 (0.59%) Skype
7 8 (0.53%) SSL
8 7 (0.46%) LAN
8 7 (0.46%) VoIP
9 5 (0.33%) SMTP
9 5 (0.33%) WAN
10 4 (0.26%) CTI
10 4 (0.26%) LDAP
10 4 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.26%) VPN
11 2 (0.13%) 4G
11 2 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (27.77%) SQL Server
2 114 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
6 42 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.36%) MySQL
9 33 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.97%) DB2
11 26 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.66%) DTS
17 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (0.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (2.63%) JIRA
2 31 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 21 (1.38%) Eclipse
4 19 (1.25%) VersionOne
5 15 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.92%) Subversion
7 12 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.33%) Selenium
9 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.26%) JUnit
10 4 (0.26%) Toad
11 3 (0.20%) Hudson
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.13%) Maven
12 2 (0.13%) MSI
12 2 (0.13%) ProC
12 2 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.066%) Git (software)
General
1 431 (28.30%) Finance
2 115 (7.55%) Banking
3 89 (5.84%) Front Office
4 81 (5.32%) Retail
5 66 (4.33%) Back Office
6 42 (2.76%) Investment Banking
7 38 (2.50%) Advertising
8 36 (2.36%) Legal
9 31 (2.04%) Marketing
10 21 (1.38%) Law
11 16 (1.05%) Publishing
12 15 (0.98%) Billing
12 15 (0.98%) Retail Banking
13 14 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
13 14 (0.92%) Private Banking
14 12 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.46%) Telecoms
16 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (17.93%) .NET
2 149 (9.78%) XML
3 102 (6.70%) Web Services
4 84 (5.52%) HTML
5 79 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 46 (3.02%) CSS
7 38 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
8 26 (1.71%) Middleware
9 21 (1.38%) EDI
10 19 (1.25%) XSLT
11 18 (1.18%) jQuery
12 15 (0.98%) J2EE
13 14 (0.92%) SOAP
14 12 (0.79%) JSON
14 12 (0.79%) XSD
15 11 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (0.72%) XSL
16 9 (0.59%) .NET Framework
17 8 (0.53%) Rendezvous
18 7 (0.46%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 186 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 63 (4.14%) iSeries
4 37 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.64%) AS400
8 19 (1.25%) Equities
9 17 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 15 (0.98%) Derivative
10 15 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 15 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.72%) Fintech
11 11 (0.72%) iPad
12 9 (0.59%) SWIFT
12 9 (0.59%) Wiki
13 8 (0.53%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.53%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.53%) FMCG
13 8 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 435 (28.56%) Windows
2 207 (13.59%) Linux
3 194 (12.74%) Unix
4 157 (10.31%) Windows Server
5 55 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.12%) Solaris
9 12 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.59%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.39%) Android
13 5 (0.33%) CentOS
14 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.20%) AIX
15 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.13%) VMS
17 1 (0.066%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (31.85%) ITIL
2 172 (11.29%) CRM
3 148 (9.72%) ERP
4 107 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (6.89%) Problem Management
6 104 (6.83%) Incident Management
7 95 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
8 79 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 78 (5.12%) Project Management
10 66 (4.33%) Analytics
11 62 (4.07%) Change Control
12 60 (3.94%) Change Management
12 60 (3.94%) E-Commerce
13 56 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 55 (3.61%) SDLC
15 50 (3.28%) Release Management
16 48 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
16 48 (3.15%) Service Management
17 42 (2.76%) Workflow
18 40 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 938 (61.59%) SQL
2 166 (10.90%) C#
3 135 (8.86%) Java
4 87 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 76 (4.99%) JavaScript
6 56 (3.68%) PowerShell
7 47 (3.09%) VB
8 46 (3.02%) VB.NET
9 45 (2.95%) Perl
10 40 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 38 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.43%) Python
12 37 (2.43%) RPG
13 29 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.64%) PHP
15 22 (1.44%) VBA
16 20 (1.31%) C++
17 14 (0.92%) Ruby
18 12 (0.79%) XPath
19 11 (0.72%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 216 (14.18%) Degree
2 70 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
3 53 (3.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 25 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 15 (0.98%) MCSE
6 15 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.79%) HND
8 9 (0.59%) ISEB
9 7 (0.46%) HNC
9 7 (0.46%) MCP
9 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.39%) MCSA
11 5 (0.33%) GNVQ
11 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.26%) CCA
13 3 (0.20%) MCITP
13 3 (0.20%) MCTS
13 3 (0.20%) OCP
13 3 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (10.57%) SLA
2 41 (2.69%) QA
3 26 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.59%) PMO
5 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.39%) Basel II
7 6 (0.39%) Basel III
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.066%) DICOM
9 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.066%) EMIR
9 1 (0.066%) MiFID
9 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.79%) XenApp
3 10 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.53%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.33%) IMail Server
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.066%) Docker
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.066%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.18%) Control-M
2 16 (1.05%) Nagios
3 15 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (0.79%) Puppet
5 10 (0.66%) Ansible
5 10 (0.66%) OpenView
6 6 (0.39%) SCCM
7 5 (0.33%) Opsview
8 4 (0.26%) WSUS
9 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.13%) SCOM
10 1 (0.066%) Graylog
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.066%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 387 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 282 (18.52%) Oracle
3 84 (5.52%) IBM
4 57 (3.74%) SAP
5 47 (3.09%) Citrix
6 40 (2.63%) Sybase
7 36 (2.36%) Cognos
7 36 (2.36%) Sage
8 33 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.90%) Infor
10 28 (1.84%) Splunk
11 22 (1.44%) iManage
12 19 (1.25%) TIBCO
13 18 (1.18%) VMware
14 15 (0.98%) SolarWinds
14 15 (0.98%) Sun
15 14 (0.92%) Informatica
16 13 (0.85%) SimCorp
17 12 (0.79%) Charles River
18 11 (0.72%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + progression
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus full benefits apcakge
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£40,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + great benefits package, FOC parking!
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + share option scheme + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: From £32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Based on Exp + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago