The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 13 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1095 946 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.73% 13.65% 14.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.60% 14.40% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 963 798 937
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7018 6570 7213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.83% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5621 6321
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the North West region.

Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 577 £31,500 +5.00% 106
Cheshire +5 346 £32,500 -2.25% 32
Lancashire +1 78 £32,750 +5.64% 17
Merseyside +1 57 £30,000 -3.22% 12
Cumbria - 4 £41,000 - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 806 (33.77%) Finance
2 773 (32.38%) SQL
3 481 (20.15%) Microsoft
4 451 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
5 422 (17.68%) MS Excel
6 418 (17.51%) Windows
7 383 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
8 360 (15.08%) SQL Server
9 302 (12.65%) Business Analysis
10 287 (12.02%) ITIL
11 274 (11.48%) .NET
12 242 (10.14%) Degree
13 220 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
14 218 (9.13%) MS Office
15 209 (8.76%) Data Analysis
16 203 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 202 (8.46%) Active Directory
18 180 (7.54%) ISEB
19 168 (7.04%) Project Management
20 165 (6.91%) QA
21 160 (6.70%) C#
22 157 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 153 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
24 145 (6.07%) Retail
25 144 (6.03%) Analytics
26 140 (5.87%) Software Testing
27 139 (5.82%) E-Commerce
28 136 (5.70%) Oracle
29 135 (5.66%) SAP
29 135 (5.66%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 85 (3.56%) SharePoint
1 85 (3.56%) SAS
2 63 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 58 (2.43%) IIS
4 30 (1.26%) Lync
5 26 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 16 (0.67%) NServiceBus
8 15 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.46%) FileNet
10 8 (0.34%) CMS
10 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.21%) Apache
13 3 (0.13%) JBoss
13 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.13%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 422 (17.68%) MS Excel
2 218 (9.13%) MS Office
3 58 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.26%) PowerPivot
6 23 (0.96%) SPSS
7 21 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.46%) MS Project
9 5 (0.21%) FastStats
10 3 (0.13%) Mingle
11 2 (0.084%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (2.35%) Google Analytics
2 43 (1.80%) SAP FI
2 43 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 43 (1.80%) SAP CO
3 24 (1.01%) SAP MM
4 18 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (0.63%) SAP BPC
6 14 (0.59%) SAP APO
6 14 (0.59%) SAP WM
7 13 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.50%) SAP PP
9 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.46%) HFM
10 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.34%) SAP SCM
12 7 (0.29%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.50%) Office 365
2 9 (0.38%) SaaS
3 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.13%) Trello
5 2 (0.084%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.042%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.042%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.042%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.042%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 69 (2.89%) LAN
2 69 (2.89%) WAN
3 67 (2.81%) Firewall
4 39 (1.63%) SAN
5 38 (1.59%) VPN
6 28 (1.17%) DNS
7 19 (0.80%) Network Security
8 18 (0.75%) Internet
8 18 (0.75%) VoIP
9 14 (0.59%) HTTP
10 13 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.34%) DHCP
12 7 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.25%) VLAN
13 6 (0.25%) Wireless
13 6 (0.25%) SSL
13 6 (0.25%) Intranet
13 6 (0.25%) SMS
14 5 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 203 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 108 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 69 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 62 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 61 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
9 55 (2.30%) Data Mining
9 55 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 27 (1.13%) SAP BW
12 24 (1.01%) MS Access
13 23 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (0.71%) DB2
15 15 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.63%) QlikView
16 14 (0.59%) MySQL
17 12 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 123 (5.15%) Selenium
2 64 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 45 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 36 (1.51%) WebDriver
6 35 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 19 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 18 (0.75%) JIRA
9 13 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
10 11 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 10 (0.42%) MSTest
11 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.34%) Hudson
12 8 (0.34%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.29%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.25%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.21%) Subversion
15 5 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 4 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 806 (33.77%) Finance
2 145 (6.07%) Retail
3 98 (4.11%) Marketing
4 89 (3.73%) Banking
5 53 (2.22%) Legal
6 52 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 46 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.76%) Law
9 29 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.75%) Billing
11 17 (0.71%) German Language
11 17 (0.71%) Back Office
12 16 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.59%) Advertising
14 11 (0.46%) Automotive
14 11 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.29%) Publishing
17 6 (0.25%) Local Government
18 4 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (11.48%) .NET
2 107 (4.48%) ASP.NET
3 103 (4.32%) XML
4 71 (2.97%) HTML
5 51 (2.14%) Web Services
6 45 (1.89%) CSS
7 39 (1.63%) .NET Framework
8 34 (1.42%) jQuery
9 33 (1.38%) WCF
10 27 (1.13%) HTML5
11 24 (1.01%) CSS3
12 19 (0.80%) JSON
13 17 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (0.67%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (0.67%) AngularJS
14 16 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (0.67%) Grails
14 16 (0.67%) NHibernate
15 14 (0.59%) SOAP
16 9 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 451 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 64 (2.68%) Mathematics
4 42 (1.76%) User Experience
5 40 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.17%) Economics
8 27 (1.13%) Statistics
9 25 (1.05%) Data Extraction
10 22 (0.92%) Credit Risk
10 22 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 20 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.75%) Blackberry
13 16 (0.67%) FMCG
14 14 (0.59%) Visualisation
14 14 (0.59%) Open Source
15 11 (0.46%) Social Media
15 11 (0.46%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.42%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 418 (17.51%) Windows
2 112 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (4.15%) UNIX
4 89 (3.73%) Linux
5 79 (3.31%) Windows 7
6 76 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 23 (0.96%) Android
10 20 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.38%) Solaris
14 8 (0.34%) HPUX
15 6 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.13%) AIX
18 2 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
19 1 (0.042%) CentOS
19 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (12.65%) Business Analysis
3 287 (12.02%) ITIL
4 220 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 209 (8.76%) Data Analysis
6 168 (7.04%) Project Management
7 153 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 144 (6.03%) Analytics
9 140 (5.87%) Software Testing
10 139 (5.82%) E-Commerce
11 113 (4.73%) Scrum
12 111 (4.65%) CRM
13 106 (4.44%) UML
14 103 (4.32%) PRINCE2
15 100 (4.19%) Test Scripting
16 98 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 96 (4.02%) Data Modelling
18 91 (3.81%) Service Delivery
19 88 (3.69%) Service Management
20 84 (3.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 773 (32.38%) SQL
2 160 (6.70%) C#
3 123 (5.15%) T-SQL
4 109 (4.57%) Java
5 79 (3.31%) VBA
6 70 (2.93%) VB.NET
7 57 (2.39%) VB
8 54 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 38 (1.59%) PHP
10 25 (1.05%) C
11 17 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 17 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.67%) Objective-C
12 16 (0.67%) Groovy
12 16 (0.67%) Delphi
12 16 (0.67%) C++
13 13 (0.54%) ABAP
13 13 (0.54%) Python
14 12 (0.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 9 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 242 (10.14%) Degree
2 180 (7.54%) ISEB
3 74 (3.10%) ISTQB
4 60 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 50 (2.09%) MCP
6 45 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 27 (1.13%) MCSE
10 26 (1.09%) MCITP
11 24 (1.01%) MCSA
12 21 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.75%) CISSP
14 16 (0.67%) CCA
15 15 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.54%) CCNA
18 12 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
18 12 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (6.91%) QA
2 115 (4.82%) SLA
3 30 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
8 3 (0.13%) P3O
9 2 (0.084%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.042%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.042%) WAI
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.042%) GMP
System Software
1 202 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.21%) XenApp
4 25 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.71%) vSphere
6 12 (0.50%) MetaFrame
7 9 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (0.25%) Firmware
9 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.21%) Snort
9 5 (0.21%) XenServer
9 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.17%) NFS
10 4 (0.17%) Xen
11 2 (0.084%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.042%) Varnish
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 63 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.59%) SCCM
3 11 (0.46%) OpenView
4 9 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.25%) Nagios
5 6 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.17%) SCOM
7 3 (0.13%) CA Endevor
7 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.13%) DameWare
7 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.084%) Control-M
8 2 (0.084%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.084%) WSUS
9 1 (0.042%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.042%) SCSM
9 1 (0.042%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.042%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 481 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 136 (5.70%) Oracle
3 135 (5.66%) SAP
4 103 (4.32%) VMware
5 90 (3.77%) Citrix
6 75 (3.14%) HP
7 63 (2.64%) Google
8 48 (2.01%) Business Objects
9 43 (1.80%) Cisco
10 32 (1.34%) IBM
11 23 (0.96%) NetApp
12 20 (0.84%) Lotus
12 20 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 17 (0.71%) Remedy
13 17 (0.71%) Dell
14 15 (0.63%) Juniper
14 15 (0.63%) Teradata
15 14 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.59%) Sage
15 14 (0.59%) Cognos
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