Period
to 21 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 467 404
Rank change year-on-year +5 -63 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 338 765 1,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.61% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.63% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 335 660 999
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,847 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -10.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,875 £66,250
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 60,659 120,682 144,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.58% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49,230 97,737 117,131
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Applications Support Analyst.

Salary trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Support Analyst over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 18 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 January 2021. 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 -9 302 £37,500 +4.17% 17
UK excluding London +56 203 £32,500 - 15
London -1 126 £60,000 +41.18% 6
South East +105 61 £37,500 +20.97%
Midlands +70 52 £31,000 +5.98% 3
North of England +54 40 £35,000 - 5
Work from Home -43 34 £37,500 +2.04% 4
West Midlands +51 33 £30,500 -3.17% 3
Yorkshire +17 22 £35,000 -5.56% 3
East Midlands +57 19 £31,500 +23.53%
South West +55 19 £27,500 -15.38% 2
North West +73 17 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Scotland +17 17 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
East of England +88 4 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Wales +40 1 £27,500 -12.70% 3
North East +21 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 216 (63.91%) SQL
2 105 (31.07%) Finance
3 102 (30.18%) Windows
4 101 (29.88%) SQL Server
5 96 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 70 (20.71%) ITIL
7 59 (17.46%) Azure
8 55 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (14.20%) .NET
10 47 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (13.61%) T-SQL
12 45 (13.31%) Unix
13 44 (13.02%) PowerShell
14 43 (12.72%) Python
15 41 (12.13%) C#
16 40 (11.83%) Linux
17 39 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
17 39 (11.54%) Office 365
18 38 (11.24%) Oracle
19 34 (10.06%) Windows Server
19 34 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
21 31 (9.17%) Back Office
22 30 (8.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 27 (7.99%) Degree
23 27 (7.99%) DevOps
24 26 (7.69%) Java
25 25 (7.40%) SharePoint
25 25 (7.40%) SLA
26 24 (7.10%) ITIL Certification

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 25 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.62%) IIS
3 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.18%) Sitefinity
5 3 (0.89%) Apache
5 3 (0.89%) Appian
5 3 (0.89%) CMS
5 3 (0.89%) Confluence
5 3 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.78%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.18%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (1.18%) Elite 3E
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.89%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.59%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.59%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.59%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.30%) Endur
7 1 (0.30%) Findur
7 1 (0.30%) Maximo
7 1 (0.30%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.30%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.46%) Azure
2 39 (11.54%) Office 365
3 21 (6.21%) SaaS
4 17 (5.03%) Power Platform
5 15 (4.44%) AWS
6 10 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.59%) Datadog
9 2 (0.59%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.59%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.85%) SSH
2 6 (1.78%) Intranet
3 5 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.89%) LAN
4 3 (0.89%) WAN
5 2 (0.59%) DHCP
5 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (29.88%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (8.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.03%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.44%) Cosmos DB
6 15 (4.44%) Data Lake
6 15 (4.44%) Power BI
7 14 (4.14%) MySQL
8 11 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (2.66%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.37%) Big Data
11 7 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Eclipse
1 5 (1.48%) ERwin
1 5 (1.48%) JIRA
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.30%) PhpStorm
General
1 105 (31.07%) Finance
2 31 (9.17%) Back Office
3 21 (6.21%) Law
4 16 (4.73%) Banking
5 15 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 14 (4.14%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.55%) Legal
8 11 (3.25%) Front Office
8 11 (3.25%) Retail
9 5 (1.48%) Marketing
9 5 (1.48%) Military
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
10 2 (0.59%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) International Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.20%) .NET
2 22 (6.51%) HTML
3 21 (6.21%) CSS
4 14 (4.14%) ADO
5 12 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (2.96%) Middleware
7 8 (2.37%) XML
8 4 (1.18%) Web Services
8 4 (1.18%) WinForms
9 3 (0.89%) REST
9 3 (0.89%) RESTful
9 3 (0.89%) WML
10 2 (0.59%) JSON
10 2 (0.59%) Pandas
11 1 (0.30%) jQuery
11 1 (0.30%) LAMP
11 1 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.30%) SOAP
11 1 (0.30%) Symfony
11 1 (0.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.14%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.66%) Fixed Income
4 9 (2.66%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.07%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.78%) Equities
6 6 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.48%) Replication
8 4 (1.18%) Derivative
8 4 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.59%) Eurex
10 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Derivative
10 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.59%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.18%) Windows
2 45 (13.31%) Unix
3 40 (11.83%) Linux
4 34 (10.06%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.78%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.59%) CentOS
9 2 (0.59%) Solaris
9 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.71%) ITIL
2 47 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (7.99%) DevOps
4 23 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.80%) Change Management
5 20 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 17 (5.03%) Service Management
8 16 (4.73%) CRM
8 16 (4.73%) ERP
8 16 (4.73%) Problem Management
8 16 (4.73%) Service Delivery
9 14 (4.14%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (4.14%) Project Management
9 14 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (3.85%) Analytics
10 13 (3.85%) Asset Management
10 13 (3.85%) Content Management
10 13 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 13 (3.85%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (63.91%) SQL
2 46 (13.61%) T-SQL
3 44 (13.02%) PowerShell
4 43 (12.72%) Python
5 41 (12.13%) C#
6 26 (7.69%) Java
7 21 (6.21%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.73%) VBA
9 14 (4.14%) VB
10 13 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.37%) Perl
12 5 (1.48%) Korn
12 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.18%) PHP
13 4 (1.18%) VB6
14 3 (0.89%) C++
15 2 (0.59%) R
15 2 (0.59%) Ruby
16 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (7.99%) Degree
2 24 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.78%) A+ Certification
4 6 (1.78%) MOS
5 5 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.30%) HND
8 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) IFRS
2 2 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (4.14%) Grafana
1 14 (4.14%) Packer
1 14 (4.14%) Puppet
1 14 (4.14%) Terraform
2 10 (2.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.59%) Ansible
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.30%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.24%) Oracle
3 21 (6.21%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.55%) ServiceNow
5 10 (2.96%) SAP
6 9 (2.66%) Citrix
6 9 (2.66%) Sybase
7 8 (2.37%) Solace
8 7 (2.07%) Aareon
8 7 (2.07%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.78%) Adobe
9 6 (1.78%) hybris
9 6 (1.78%) Reuters
10 5 (1.48%) Intapp
10 5 (1.48%) Sun
11 4 (1.18%) IBM
11 4 (1.18%) Lotus
11 4 (1.18%) Sage
11 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.18%) Sitecore