Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 311 306
Rank change year-on-year -82 -5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1404 2045 2302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 1.03% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.07% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1779 2074
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,200 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -

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 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 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 -77 1346 £36,932 -1.51% 72
UK excluding London -49 827 £32,500 +3.17% 60
London -99 564 £47,500 +9.20% 22
South East -23 256 £32,500 -7.14% 15
North of England -33 222 £35,000 +12.90% 8
East of England -3 140 £35,000 +20.69% 6
Yorkshire +7 139 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Midlands -13 106 £32,500 +10.17% 15
North West -66 76 £30,000 -9.09% 4
East Midlands +31 70 £30,000 -7.69% 11
South West -40 60 £32,500 +18.18% 6
West Midlands -40 36 £40,000 +44.14% 4
Scotland -10 29 £30,000 - 9
Wales -4 13 £30,000 +4.35% 1
North East +27 7 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 921 (65.60%) SQL
2 439 (31.27%) Finance
3 428 (30.48%) Windows
4 410 (29.20%) ITIL
5 391 (27.85%) Microsoft
6 334 (23.79%) SQL Server
7 283 (20.16%) Oracle
8 225 (16.03%) Linux
9 219 (15.60%) Unix
10 181 (12.89%) Java
11 180 (12.82%) .NET
12 171 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
13 166 (11.82%) ERP
14 164 (11.68%) SLA
15 163 (11.61%) Windows Server
16 162 (11.54%) CRM
17 157 (11.18%) Microsoft Office
18 151 (10.75%) Problem Management
19 148 (10.54%) Banking
20 143 (10.19%) Degree
20 143 (10.19%) IIS
21 129 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
21 129 (9.19%) Active Directory
22 125 (8.90%) SharePoint
23 109 (7.76%) Front Office
24 99 (7.05%) Retail
25 94 (6.70%) Change Management
25 94 (6.70%) C#
26 93 (6.62%) Incident Management
27 92 (6.55%) Agile Software Development

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
1 143 (10.19%) IIS
2 125 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.63%) Apache
4 60 (4.27%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 30 (2.14%) JBoss
7 27 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (1.71%) CMS
9 20 (1.42%) Confluence
10 15 (1.07%) Documentum
11 10 (0.71%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.64%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.57%) Mule
14 7 (0.50%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.50%) Mule ESB
14 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.36%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 157 (11.18%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.21%) HipChat
6 2 (0.14%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.071%) Maya
Business Applications
1 72 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (3.56%) Maximo
3 49 (3.49%) Aligne
4 24 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (1.57%) RiskWrite
6 19 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (0.64%) Northgate Housing
9 8 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.50%) thinkFolio
11 6 (0.43%) Endur
12 5 (0.36%) Actimize
12 5 (0.36%) ION MarketView
12 5 (0.36%) MetaTrader
12 5 (0.36%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.36%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
13 4 (0.28%) Sage X3
13 4 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.21%) SaaS
2 38 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.42%) Office 365
4 24 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.36%) GitHub
7 4 (0.28%) PaaS
7 4 (0.28%) Veeva
8 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.21%) IaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.78%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.64%) Internet
3 21 (1.50%) DNS
4 20 (1.42%) Firewall
5 16 (1.14%) Intranet
5 16 (1.14%) LAN
5 16 (1.14%) WAN
6 12 (0.85%) DHCP
7 7 (0.50%) VPN
7 7 (0.50%) WebEx
8 6 (0.43%) HTTP
8 6 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.28%) Skype
10 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.21%) SMS
11 2 (0.14%) Extranet
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) VLAN
11 2 (0.14%) VoIP
11 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 41 (2.92%) MySQL
7 34 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
9 21 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (1.14%) DB2
12 15 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.78%) KDB
14 11 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.64%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (3.21%) JIRA
2 28 (1.99%) Eclipse
3 22 (1.57%) VersionOne
4 16 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.78%) Subversion
6 11 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 8 (0.57%) JConsole
8 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (0.57%) VisualVM
9 7 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.43%) MSI
10 6 (0.43%) Toad
11 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.36%) Hudson
11 5 (0.36%) Maven
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 439 (31.27%) Finance
2 148 (10.54%) Banking
3 109 (7.76%) Front Office
4 99 (7.05%) Retail
5 63 (4.49%) Back Office
6 43 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.56%) Legal
7 36 (2.56%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.14%) Marketing
9 26 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
10 22 (1.57%) Electronics
10 22 (1.57%) Private Banking
11 21 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.50%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.14%) Advertising
13 16 (1.14%) Law
14 14 (1.00%) Billing
15 12 (0.85%) Publishing
16 8 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (12.82%) .NET
2 70 (4.99%) XML
3 51 (3.63%) HTML
4 49 (3.49%) FIX Protocol
5 39 (2.78%) CSS
5 39 (2.78%) Web Services
6 26 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 25 (1.78%) SOAP
8 19 (1.35%) EDI
9 18 (1.28%) J2EE
10 17 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (0.93%) jQuery
12 11 (0.78%) JSP
12 11 (0.78%) Rendezvous
13 10 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.57%) Middleware
15 7 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (0.50%) WCF
16 6 (0.43%) MSMQ
16 6 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 171 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 39 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (2.71%) iSeries
5 34 (2.42%) SWIFT
6 32 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (2.21%) Equities
8 23 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.07%) AS400
12 12 (0.85%) Derivative
13 11 (0.78%) Fintech
14 10 (0.71%) EPoS
14 10 (0.71%) User Experience
15 8 (0.57%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.57%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
16 7 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 428 (30.48%) Windows
2 225 (16.03%) Linux
3 219 (15.60%) Unix
4 163 (11.61%) Windows Server
5 56 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.64%) Android
10 22 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 16 (1.14%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.50%) Solaris
14 6 (0.43%) AIX
14 6 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (29.20%) ITIL
2 166 (11.82%) ERP
3 162 (11.54%) CRM
4 151 (10.75%) Problem Management
5 94 (6.70%) Change Management
6 93 (6.62%) Incident Management
7 92 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 66 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (4.70%) Service Delivery
10 64 (4.56%) E-Commerce
11 63 (4.49%) SDLC
12 61 (4.34%) Release Management
13 60 (4.27%) ETL
14 53 (3.77%) Risk Management
15 52 (3.70%) Process Improvement
16 51 (3.63%) Change Control
17 46 (3.28%) Analytics
18 45 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
19 44 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 921 (65.60%) SQL
2 181 (12.89%) Java
3 94 (6.70%) C#
4 69 (4.91%) T-SQL
5 68 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 63 (4.49%) Shell Script
6 63 (4.49%) VBA
7 62 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.42%) VB
9 33 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 33 (2.35%) Perl
10 31 (2.21%) Python
11 22 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.14%) PHP
13 16 (1.14%) RPG
14 11 (0.78%) C
14 11 (0.78%) VBScript
15 9 (0.64%) Ruby
16 8 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 143 (10.19%) Degree
2 58 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
3 44 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 24 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.64%) MCSE
9 8 (0.57%) MCP
9 8 (0.57%) MCSA
10 6 (0.43%) MCITP
11 5 (0.36%) GNVQ
11 5 (0.36%) MCTS
12 4 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.28%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.21%) HNC
13 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.14%) ISEB
14 2 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (11.68%) SLA
2 40 (2.85%) QA
3 25 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.71%) GxP
4 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.36%) PMO
6 5 (0.36%) SEPA
7 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.14%) Basel II
8 2 (0.14%) Basel III
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.071%) HL7
9 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (9.19%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.71%) vSphere
4 6 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.071%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.071%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.071%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (1.85%) Control-M
2 20 (1.42%) Nagios
3 19 (1.35%) Puppet
4 18 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.28%) SCCM
5 15 (1.07%) Ansible
6 11 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
7 9 (0.64%) SCOM
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.36%) OpenView
9 5 (0.36%) Salt
10 4 (0.28%) Graylog
10 4 (0.28%) Opsview
11 3 (0.21%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 391 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 283 (20.16%) Oracle
3 73 (5.20%) IBM
4 64 (4.56%) Citrix
5 53 (3.77%) SAP
6 51 (3.63%) Infor
7 42 (2.99%) Splunk
8 37 (2.64%) Sybase
9 34 (2.42%) VMware
10 29 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.99%) Informatica
12 20 (1.42%) Remedy
13 19 (1.35%) Charles River
13 19 (1.35%) Cognos
14 18 (1.28%) Capita
14 18 (1.28%) SunGard
15 17 (1.21%) CODA
16 15 (1.07%) Northgate
17 14 (1.00%) Bloomberg
17 14 (1.00%) TIBCO