Some of the skills we found on application support analyst resumes included "application support," "customer service," and "troubleshoot." We have detailed the most important application support analyst responsibilities below.
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We've found that 65.9% of application support analysts have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 10.9% earned their master's degrees before becoming an application support analyst. While it's true that most application support analysts have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every eight application support analysts did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those application support analysts who do attend college, typically earn either a computer science degree or a business degree. Less commonly earned degrees for application support analysts include a computer information systems degree or a information technology degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become an application support analyst. We've found that most application support analyst resumes include experience from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citi, and Sanford Health. Of recent, JPMorgan Chase & Co. had 47 positions open for application support analysts. Meanwhile, there are 31 job openings at Citi and 25 at Sanford Health.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, application support analysts tend to earn the biggest salaries at Meta, The Walt Disney Company, and Ascent Capital Group. Take Meta for example. The median application support analyst salary is $137,265. At The Walt Disney Company, application support analysts earn an average of $132,364, while the average at Ascent Capital Group is $129,488. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
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Some other companies you might be interested in as a application support analyst include JPMorgan Chase & Co., Accenture, and Cognizant. These three companies were found to hire the most application support analysts from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
The industries that application support analysts fulfill the most roles in are the finance and professional industries. But the highest application support analyst annual salary is in the finance industry, averaging $108,929. In the professional industry they make $89,218 and average about $78,132 in the technology industry. In conclusion, application support analysts who work in the finance industry earn a 11.5% higher salary than application support analysts in the health care industry.