The median annual salary for a Applications Support Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
UK
Rank 358 307 317
Rank change year-on-year -51 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 689 1058 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.03% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.07% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 582 889 884
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 24 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 24 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 -43 656 £33,000 -14.28% 59
London -36 305 £41,500 -9.78% 14
South East -6 103 £32,250 -7.85% 23
Yorkshire +17 80 £32,500 +14.03% 5
West Yorkshire +11 62 £32,500 +18.18% 3
City of London +7 59 £37,500 -21.05% 3
East Midlands +38 56 £30,500 +22.00%
Leeds +12 53 £32,500 +10.16% 2
North West -39 39 £24,250 -3.00% 5
Surrey +16 34 £32,500 -7.14% 6
East of England -15 29 £28,000 -1.75% 2
South West -36 28 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Leicestershire +8 22 £37,000 +72.09%
Scotland +21 19 £26,000 -22.96% 1
Nottinghamshire +21 18 £23,500 -
Manchester -28 18 £22,000 -20.00% 3
Hampshire +24 17 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Nottingham +24 17 £23,500 -
Lancashire +12 14 £23,500 - 2
Leicester - 13 £39,000 -
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Berkshire +9 12 £30,000 -31.42% 7
West Midlands -13 12 £30,000 +9.09% 9
Chorley +8 11 £23,500 - 2
Woking +7 11 £33,000 +11.86%
Bristol -5 11 £35,000 +27.27%
Wales 0 10 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire -2 10 £33,000 +20.00%
Basingstoke +17 9 £42,500 +46.55% 1
South Wales +13 9 £30,000 +33.33% 1

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 953 (61.84%) SQL
2 493 (31.99%) ITIL
3 442 (28.68%) Windows
4 435 (28.23%) Finance
5 427 (27.71%) SQL Server
6 390 (25.31%) Microsoft
7 287 (18.62%) Oracle
8 284 (18.43%) .NET
9 240 (15.57%) MS Excel
10 218 (14.15%) Degree
11 211 (13.69%) Linux
12 195 (12.65%) Unix
13 188 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
14 176 (11.42%) CRM
15 172 (11.16%) C#
16 162 (10.51%) SLA
17 160 (10.38%) Windows Server
18 158 (10.25%) IIS
19 153 (9.93%) XML
20 150 (9.73%) ERP
21 139 (9.02%) Java
22 138 (8.96%) SharePoint
23 115 (7.46%) Banking
24 114 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 107 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
26 106 (6.88%) Incident Management
26 106 (6.88%) Web Services
27 105 (6.81%) Problem Management
28 104 (6.75%) MS Office
29 97 (6.29%) 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
1 158 (10.25%) IIS
2 138 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 70 (4.54%) BizTalk Server
4 56 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 40 (2.60%) Apache
6 33 (2.14%) CMS
7 29 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.49%) JBoss
9 20 (1.30%) Confluence
10 12 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.19%) Jetty
15 3 (0.19%) Mule
15 3 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 240 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 104 (6.75%) MS Office
3 16 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.84%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 64 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (2.34%) Maximo
4 20 (1.30%) Aligne
5 19 (1.23%) RiskWrite
6 13 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.58%) Sage X3
8 9 (0.58%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.45%) 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 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.32%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.32%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.26%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.44%) SaaS
2 17 (1.10%) Office 365
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.32%) PaaS
6 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.065%) Boomi
8 1 (0.065%) Force.com
8 1 (0.065%) GitHub
8 1 (0.065%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.21%) Internet
2 26 (1.69%) HTTP
3 23 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.36%) Intranet
5 14 (0.91%) Firewall
6 9 (0.58%) DNS
6 9 (0.58%) Skype
7 8 (0.52%) SSL
8 7 (0.45%) LAN
8 7 (0.45%) VoIP
9 5 (0.32%) SMTP
9 5 (0.32%) 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
1 427 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 114 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
6 46 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.34%) MySQL
9 34 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (2.01%) DB2
11 26 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.71%) DTS
19 10 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
20 9 (0.58%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (2.60%) JIRA
2 33 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 19 (1.23%) VersionOne
5 15 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.91%) Subversion
7 12 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.32%) Selenium
9 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.26%) JUnit
10 4 (0.26%) Toad
11 3 (0.19%) Hudson
11 3 (0.19%) 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 (0.065%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 435 (28.23%) Finance
2 115 (7.46%) Banking
3 89 (5.78%) Front Office
4 79 (5.13%) Retail
5 67 (4.35%) Back Office
6 42 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 39 (2.53%) Advertising
8 36 (2.34%) Legal
9 34 (2.21%) Marketing
10 21 (1.36%) Law
11 16 (1.04%) Publishing
12 15 (0.97%) Billing
12 15 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 14 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
13 14 (0.91%) Private Banking
14 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.45%) Telecoms
16 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (18.43%) .NET
2 153 (9.93%) XML
3 106 (6.88%) Web Services
4 85 (5.52%) HTML
5 79 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 47 (3.05%) CSS
7 38 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
8 26 (1.69%) Middleware
9 21 (1.36%) EDI
10 19 (1.23%) jQuery
10 19 (1.23%) XSLT
11 15 (0.97%) J2EE
11 15 (0.97%) SOAP
12 13 (0.84%) JSON
13 12 (0.78%) XSD
14 11 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
14 11 (0.71%) XSL
15 9 (0.58%) .NET Framework
16 8 (0.52%) Rendezvous
16 8 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 188 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.15%) iSeries
4 37 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.69%) AS400
8 19 (1.23%) Equities
9 17 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 15 (0.97%) Derivative
11 15 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.71%) Fintech
12 11 (0.71%) iPad
13 9 (0.58%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.58%) Wiki
14 8 (0.52%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.52%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.52%) FMCG
14 8 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 442 (28.68%) Windows
2 211 (13.69%) Linux
3 195 (12.65%) Unix
4 160 (10.38%) Windows Server
5 56 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.10%) Solaris
9 13 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.45%) CentOS
14 6 (0.39%) Android
15 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.19%) AIX
17 2 (0.13%) VMS
18 1 (0.065%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (31.99%) ITIL
2 176 (11.42%) CRM
3 150 (9.73%) ERP
4 107 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (6.88%) Incident Management
6 105 (6.81%) Problem Management
7 97 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 79 (5.13%) Project Management
8 79 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 67 (4.35%) Analytics
10 62 (4.02%) Change Control
11 61 (3.96%) Change Management
11 61 (3.96%) E-Commerce
12 58 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (3.57%) SDLC
14 50 (3.24%) Release Management
15 49 (3.18%) Service Management
16 48 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
17 43 (2.79%) Workflow
18 41 (2.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 953 (61.84%) SQL
2 172 (11.16%) C#
3 139 (9.02%) Java
4 90 (5.84%) T-SQL
5 78 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 56 (3.63%) PowerShell
7 47 (3.05%) VB
7 47 (3.05%) VB.NET
8 45 (2.92%) Perl
9 41 (2.66%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.47%) RPG
10 38 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 37 (2.40%) Python
12 29 (1.88%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.75%) PHP
14 23 (1.49%) VBA
15 20 (1.30%) C++
16 14 (0.91%) Ruby
17 12 (0.78%) XPath
18 11 (0.71%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 218 (14.15%) Degree
2 73 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
3 53 (3.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 25 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (0.97%) MCSE
6 15 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.78%) HND
8 10 (0.65%) ISEB
9 7 (0.45%) HNC
9 7 (0.45%) MCP
9 7 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.39%) MCSA
11 5 (0.32%) GNVQ
11 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.26%) CCA
13 3 (0.19%) MCTS
13 3 (0.19%) OCP
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (10.51%) SLA
2 41 (2.66%) QA
3 26 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.65%) PMO
5 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.39%) Basel II
7 6 (0.39%) Basel III
8 3 (0.19%) HL7
9 2 (0.13%) DICOM
10 1 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.065%) EMIR
10 1 (0.065%) MiFID
10 1 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.78%) XenApp
3 11 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.52%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.32%) IMail Server
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.065%) Docker
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (1.23%) Control-M
2 16 (1.04%) Nagios
3 15 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (0.78%) Puppet
5 10 (0.65%) Ansible
5 10 (0.65%) OpenView
6 6 (0.39%) SCCM
7 5 (0.32%) Opsview
8 4 (0.26%) WSUS
9 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.13%) SCOM
10 1 (0.065%) Graylog
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.065%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 390 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 287 (18.62%) Oracle
3 88 (5.71%) IBM
4 57 (3.70%) SAP
5 47 (3.05%) Citrix
6 40 (2.60%) Sybase
7 36 (2.34%) Cognos
7 36 (2.34%) Sage
8 33 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.88%) Infor
10 28 (1.82%) Splunk
11 22 (1.43%) iManage
12 19 (1.23%) TIBCO
12 19 (1.23%) VMware
13 16 (1.04%) SolarWinds
14 15 (0.97%) Sun
15 14 (0.91%) Informatica
16 13 (0.84%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.84%) SimCorp
17 12 (0.78%) Charles River
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35,000-£40,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + great benefits package, FOC parking!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + share option scheme + benefits
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Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £30,768 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday