Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 456 418 385
Rank change year-on-year -38 -33 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 890 1,237 1,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1,063 1,241
UK median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,965 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% - -

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 131,018 156,893 167,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104,525 126,399 133,879
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -37 820 £35,500 -11.25% 137
London -14 462 £42,500 -15.00% 48
UK excluding London -24 426 £32,000 -1.54% 109
South East -17 134 £32,500 -7.14% 20
Midlands +15 82 £27,500 -11.29% 17
North of England -37 65 £31,500 -3.08% 13
West Midlands +28 59 £30,000 -3.23% 9
Scotland +30 54 £31,500 +14.55% 8
East of England +45 49 £33,799 -3.43% 21
Yorkshire +10 41 £30,000 +1.70% 6
South West -20 31 £33,000 +10.00% 18
East Midlands +20 23 £25,500 -18.40% 8
North West -19 17 £30,750 -6.82% 7
Wales -1 10 £32,000 +12.53% 12
North East +20 7 £32,667 +35.76%
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 559 (62.81%) SQL
2 270 (30.34%) SQL Server
3 256 (28.76%) Microsoft
4 254 (28.54%) Finance
5 237 (26.63%) Windows
6 208 (23.37%) ITIL
7 181 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
8 161 (18.09%) .NET
9 155 (17.42%) Oracle
10 133 (14.94%) Windows Server
11 117 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
11 117 (13.15%) IIS
12 108 (12.13%) C#
13 99 (11.12%) T-SQL
14 96 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 95 (10.67%) Java
16 90 (10.11%) Degree
17 89 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 88 (9.89%) Active Directory
19 86 (9.66%) CRM
20 85 (9.55%) ERP
21 84 (9.44%) Linux
22 82 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
23 70 (7.87%) SharePoint
24 66 (7.42%) PowerShell
25 64 (7.19%) Unix
26 63 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
27 61 (6.85%) XML
27 61 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
28 58 (6.52%) SLA

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
1 117 (13.15%) IIS
2 70 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 39 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.91%) Apache
6 16 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.90%) JBoss
8 7 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.56%) Confluence
9 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.45%) CMS
10 4 (0.45%) nginx
11 3 (0.34%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.34%) SAS
11 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.22%) MTS
12 2 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.57%) SPSS
4 8 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 63 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.80%) thinkFolio
4 11 (1.24%) LatentZero
5 10 (1.12%) Eagle PACE
5 10 (1.12%) LongView
6 9 (1.01%) Elite 3E
6 9 (1.01%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.67%) Bloomberg AIM
7 6 (0.67%) Magento
7 6 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.56%) Aareon QL
8 5 (0.56%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.56%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.56%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.45%) Maximo
10 3 (0.34%) Postilion
10 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.22%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.40%) Azure
2 39 (4.38%) Office 365
3 31 (3.48%) SaaS
4 21 (2.36%) AWS
5 17 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (1.24%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.56%) IaaS
9 4 (0.45%) GitHub
10 3 (0.34%) Akamai
10 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.22%) GCP
11 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.57%) Internet
2 12 (1.35%) HTTP
2 12 (1.35%) SSL
3 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.90%) VPN
5 5 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.56%) VoIP
6 4 (0.45%) Firewall
7 2 (0.22%) DHCP
7 2 (0.22%) DNS
7 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) LAN
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) SMTP
8 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.69%) DB2
7 15 (1.69%) DTS
8 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.35%) QlikView
10 11 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.24%) MySQL
10 11 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.24%) Power BI
11 10 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.12%) MS Access
12 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (3.93%) JIRA
2 10 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.67%) Subversion
6 4 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.34%) Hudson
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.22%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.11%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.11%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.11%) Maven
9 1 (0.11%) MSI
9 1 (0.11%) Selenium
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
General
1 254 (28.54%) Finance
2 43 (4.83%) Back Office
3 42 (4.72%) Front Office
4 35 (3.93%) Banking
5 32 (3.60%) Retail
6 18 (2.02%) Automotive
6 18 (2.02%) Local Government
7 17 (1.91%) Law
7 17 (1.91%) Legal
8 14 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.46%) Marketing
10 12 (1.35%) Public Sector
11 9 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.79%) Advertising
13 6 (0.67%) Publishing
14 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.56%) German Language
14 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.45%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (18.09%) .NET
2 61 (6.85%) XML
3 55 (6.18%) HTML
4 51 (5.73%) ASP.NET
5 40 (4.49%) CSS
6 28 (3.15%) Web Services
7 26 (2.92%) Middleware
8 23 (2.58%) Ajax
9 21 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
10 17 (1.91%) XSD
10 17 (1.91%) XSLT
11 15 (1.69%) Classic ASP
12 12 (1.35%) SOAP
13 10 (1.12%) JSON
13 10 (1.12%) Spring
14 8 (0.90%) RESTful
15 7 (0.79%) EDI
16 6 (0.67%) JMS
16 6 (0.67%) Servlets
16 6 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.92%) Reinsurance
2 26 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (1.91%) Fixed Income
5 17 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (1.91%) NHS
6 16 (1.80%) Equities
7 15 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 15 (1.69%) iSeries
8 13 (1.46%) CMDB
9 12 (1.35%) AS400
9 12 (1.35%) Clustering
9 12 (1.35%) Replication
10 10 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.01%) Derivative
11 9 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 237 (26.63%) Windows
2 133 (14.94%) Windows Server
3 84 (9.44%) Linux
4 64 (7.19%) Unix
5 22 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.36%) Android
7 20 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.56%) CentOS
11 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.45%) Debian
12 4 (0.45%) Solaris
12 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.34%) HPUX
14 2 (0.22%) AIX
14 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (23.37%) ITIL
2 181 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 86 (9.66%) CRM
4 85 (9.55%) ERP
5 52 (5.84%) Problem Management
6 51 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 48 (5.39%) Change Management
7 48 (5.39%) Process Improvement
7 48 (5.39%) Service Management
8 47 (5.28%) Service Delivery
9 46 (5.17%) SDLC
10 44 (4.94%) Incident Management
11 38 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (3.82%) Computer Science
13 32 (3.60%) Project Delivery
14 30 (3.37%) Asset Management
15 29 (3.26%) ITIL V3
16 28 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (3.15%) Change Control
16 28 (3.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 559 (62.81%) SQL
2 108 (12.13%) C#
3 99 (11.12%) T-SQL
4 95 (10.67%) Java
5 66 (7.42%) PowerShell
6 51 (5.73%) JavaScript
7 31 (3.48%) Python
8 21 (2.36%) PHP
9 19 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 17 (1.91%) XPath
11 13 (1.46%) VB
12 12 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.35%) RPG
12 12 (1.35%) VBA
13 10 (1.12%) Perl
14 9 (1.01%) C++
14 9 (1.01%) VBScript
15 7 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.34%) C
16 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (10.11%) Degree
2 17 (1.91%) DBS Check
3 14 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.45%) MCSA
7 4 (0.45%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.22%) CCENT
9 2 (0.22%) MBCS
9 2 (0.22%) MCP
9 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.52%) SLA
2 16 (1.80%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 15022
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) BS7666
5 1 (0.11%) IFRS
5 1 (0.11%) ITGC
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
3 15 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.12%) Docker
5 5 (0.56%) XenApp
6 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (2.13%) SCCM
2 16 (1.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 13 (1.46%) Control-M
4 12 (1.35%) Ansible
5 10 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.34%) Puppet
6 3 (0.34%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) Nagios
7 2 (0.22%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.22%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Opsview
8 1 (0.11%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 256 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 155 (17.42%) Oracle
3 56 (6.29%) Citrix
4 55 (6.18%) SAP
5 45 (5.06%) JD Edwards
6 29 (3.26%) ServiceNow
7 24 (2.70%) VMware
8 22 (2.47%) Charles River
9 21 (2.36%) Apple
10 15 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.57%) Orchard
11 14 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.46%) iManage
13 12 (1.35%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.35%) Cognos
13 12 (1.35%) IBM
14 10 (1.12%) Adobe
14 10 (1.12%) Northgate
14 10 (1.12%) SimCorp
15 8 (0.90%) Sun