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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 11 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1252 918 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.04% 13.38% 13.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.99% 14.24% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 792 856
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £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
6959 6446 7140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5546 6124
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +4 672 £31,500 - 88
Cheshire +6 394 £31,000 +3.33% 48
Merseyside -6 79 £35,000 - 16
Lancashire -3 66 £37,500 +44.23% 14
Cumbria +2 5 £48,500 +76.36% 3
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 870 (36.69%) SQL
2 824 (34.75%) Finance
3 488 (20.58%) Microsoft
4 419 (17.67%) MS Excel
5 418 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
6 413 (17.42%) SQL Server
7 383 (16.15%) Windows
8 354 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
9 333 (14.04%) .NET
10 322 (13.58%) Business Analysis
11 298 (12.57%) ITIL
12 242 (10.21%) Degree
13 239 (10.08%) Data Analysis
14 203 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 202 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
16 198 (8.35%) MS Office
17 197 (8.31%) C#
18 180 (7.59%) ISEB
19 173 (7.30%) Project Management
20 170 (7.17%) Active Directory
21 168 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 165 (6.96%) T-SQL
23 161 (6.79%) Oracle
24 158 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
25 157 (6.62%) Analytics
26 154 (6.50%) E-Commerce
27 148 (6.24%) Retail
28 145 (6.12%) XML
29 142 (5.99%) QA
30 139 (5.86%) Data Warehouse

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 103 (4.34%) SAS
2 98 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 77 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 74 (3.12%) IIS
5 39 (1.64%) Lync
6 29 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (1.01%) FileNet
8 15 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.51%) LiveLink
12 11 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.42%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.34%) Apache
15 7 (0.30%) CMS
16 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.21%) nginx
17 5 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 419 (17.67%) MS Excel
2 198 (8.35%) MS Office
3 54 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.14%) SPSS
6 24 (1.01%) PowerPivot
7 16 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.51%) MS Project
9 5 (0.21%) FastStats
10 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.084%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.084%) Revit
11 2 (0.084%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.042%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 60 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 36 (1.52%) SAP FI
3 35 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 35 (1.48%) SAP CO
4 25 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (1.01%) HFM
6 20 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.51%) SAP MM
8 10 (0.42%) SAP PP
8 10 (0.42%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.38%) SAP APO
10 7 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
10 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.30%) SAP SCM
11 6 (0.25%) Sage 50
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.17%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.72%) SaaS
2 12 (0.51%) Office 365
3 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.042%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.042%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.042%) Route 53
4 1 (0.042%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.91%) Firewall
2 67 (2.83%) WAN
3 63 (2.66%) TCP/IP
4 57 (2.40%) LAN
5 40 (1.69%) SAN
6 33 (1.39%) VPN
7 28 (1.18%) DNS
8 23 (0.97%) Internet
9 16 (0.67%) Network Security
10 14 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.46%) VLAN
11 11 (0.46%) VoIP
12 9 (0.38%) DHCP
13 8 (0.34%) NAS
14 6 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.25%) FTP
14 6 (0.25%) SMS
14 6 (0.25%) Broadband
14 6 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 203 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 168 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
5 124 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 75 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 72 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 68 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
9 53 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (2.15%) Data Mining
11 28 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.14%) QlikView
13 23 (0.97%) MS Access
14 22 (0.93%) MySQL
15 20 (0.84%) DB2
15 20 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.63%) SAP BW
18 13 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 94 (3.96%) Selenium
2 59 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 53 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 20 (0.84%) Cucumber
7 19 (0.80%) SpecFlow
8 18 (0.76%) JIRA
9 13 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.42%) Hudson
12 7 (0.30%) MSTest
13 6 (0.25%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
14 5 (0.21%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.17%) RequisitePro
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 3 (0.13%) Axure RP
16 3 (0.13%) FitNesse
General
1 824 (34.75%) Finance
2 148 (6.24%) Retail
3 116 (4.89%) Marketing
4 77 (3.25%) Banking
5 54 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 50 (2.11%) Legal
7 34 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (1.39%) Law
9 31 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 28 (1.18%) Automotive
11 27 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.97%) Back Office
13 20 (0.84%) Billing
14 17 (0.72%) Advertising
15 13 (0.55%) Publishing
16 12 (0.51%) Games
17 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.38%) German Language
19 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (14.04%) .NET
2 145 (6.12%) XML
3 121 (5.10%) ASP.NET
4 88 (3.71%) HTML
5 76 (3.21%) Web Services
6 50 (2.11%) CSS
7 45 (1.90%) WCF
8 41 (1.73%) .NET Framework
9 39 (1.64%) jQuery
10 23 (0.97%) SOAP
11 22 (0.93%) LINQ
11 22 (0.93%) HTML5
12 20 (0.84%) WPF
13 18 (0.76%) CSS3
14 16 (0.67%) Grails
15 15 (0.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (0.51%) MSMQ
16 12 (0.51%) REST
17 11 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (0.42%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 418 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 74 (3.12%) Mathematics
4 37 (1.56%) Statistics
4 37 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 34 (1.43%) Economics
5 34 (1.43%) User Experience
6 24 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 22 (0.93%) Data Extraction
8 21 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 19 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 18 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 17 (0.72%) Blackberry
12 14 (0.59%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.59%) Fat Client
13 13 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.55%) FMCG
13 13 (0.55%) Social Media
13 13 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.46%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 383 (16.15%) Windows
2 110 (4.64%) UNIX
3 107 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (3.75%) Linux
5 75 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 64 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 19 (0.80%) Android
10 15 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.46%) Solaris
13 10 (0.42%) HPUX
13 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.25%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.17%) AIX
16 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.042%) CentOS
17 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (13.58%) Business Analysis
3 298 (12.57%) ITIL
4 239 (10.08%) Data Analysis
5 202 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
6 173 (7.30%) Project Management
7 158 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 157 (6.62%) Analytics
9 154 (6.50%) E-Commerce
10 123 (5.19%) PRINCE2
11 119 (5.02%) UML
12 112 (4.72%) Software Testing
13 111 (4.68%) Data Modelling
14 107 (4.51%) CRM
15 92 (3.88%) Scrum
16 85 (3.58%) Test Scripting
17 84 (3.54%) Service Delivery
18 83 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 82 (3.46%) Release Management
20 78 (3.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 870 (36.69%) SQL
2 197 (8.31%) C#
3 165 (6.96%) T-SQL
4 100 (4.22%) Java
5 94 (3.96%) VBA
6 91 (3.84%) VB.NET
7 88 (3.71%) VB
8 60 (2.53%) JavaScript
9 37 (1.56%) PHP
10 32 (1.35%) C
11 29 (1.22%) Delphi
12 25 (1.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 24 (1.01%) C++
14 16 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 16 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.67%) Groovy
15 15 (0.63%) VB6
16 13 (0.55%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.46%) Python
18 10 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 242 (10.21%) Degree
2 180 (7.59%) ISEB
3 64 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 57 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 34 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 31 (1.31%) MCP
7 31 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 30 (1.27%) MCSE
9 27 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (1.14%) MCITP
10 23 (0.97%) CCNA
11 20 (0.84%) MCSA
12 19 (0.80%) CISSP
13 18 (0.76%) CCA
14 16 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (0.59%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.99%) QA
2 99 (4.18%) SLA
3 31 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.17%) COBIT
7 3 (0.13%) P3O
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.042%) GxP
System Software
1 170 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.10%) XenApp
5 16 (0.67%) vSphere
6 11 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (0.34%) MetaFrame
8 6 (0.25%) XenServer
9 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.21%) Xen
9 5 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.17%) Snort
11 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.13%) NFS
11 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.042%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.042%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 52 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.30%) Nagios
3 6 (0.25%) SCCM
4 5 (0.21%) OpenView
5 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.17%) SCOM
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.13%) CA Endevor
6 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.13%) DameWare
7 2 (0.084%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.084%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.084%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.084%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.042%) SCSM
8 1 (0.042%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.042%) WSUS
8 1 (0.042%) Control-M
Vendors
1 488 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 161 (6.79%) Oracle
3 111 (4.68%) VMware
4 104 (4.39%) SAP
5 93 (3.92%) Citrix
6 76 (3.21%) HP
7 67 (2.83%) Google
8 58 (2.45%) Cisco
9 49 (2.07%) IBM
10 48 (2.02%) Business Objects
11 33 (1.39%) Remedy
12 30 (1.27%) NetApp
13 25 (1.05%) CheckPoint
14 24 (1.01%) Sage
14 24 (1.01%) Aquila
15 23 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (0.84%) Juniper
17 15 (0.63%) Splunk
17 15 (0.63%) EMC
18 14 (0.59%) Cognos
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