The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1169 1004 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 13.62% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.70% 14.30% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 973 825 823
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 £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6604 7022 7017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 6015 6228
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Analyst
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +3 660 £31,736 +2.37% 80
Cheshire +2 276 £30,000 -6.25% 37
Merseyside 0 101 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Lancashire +4 85 £36,000 +20.00% 13
Cumbria +2 2 £33,750 - 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 759 (35.24%) SQL
2 698 (32.40%) Finance
3 467 (21.68%) Microsoft
4 386 (17.92%) SQL Server
5 359 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 353 (16.39%) Windows
7 336 (15.60%) .NET
8 328 (15.23%) Business Analysis
9 296 (13.74%) ITIL
10 241 (11.19%) Degree
11 216 (10.03%) C#
12 202 (9.38%) ISEB
13 184 (8.54%) Active Directory
14 182 (8.45%) T-SQL
15 180 (8.36%) MS Office
15 180 (8.36%) Data Analysis
16 165 (7.66%) Project Management
16 165 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 163 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
18 161 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
19 153 (7.10%) XML
20 144 (6.69%) Oracle
21 143 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 142 (6.59%) Retail
23 139 (6.45%) ASP.NET
24 138 (6.41%) UML
25 125 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
26 121 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
27 118 (5.48%) QA
27 118 (5.48%) VMware

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 82 (3.81%) SAS
2 81 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 76 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 64 (2.97%) IIS
5 31 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.21%) Lync
7 24 (1.11%) FileNet
8 17 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.56%) LiveLink
11 9 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.28%) Apache
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.23%) nginx
15 4 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.14%) TPMS
16 3 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 359 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 180 (8.36%) MS Office
3 51 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.79%) SPSS
6 15 (0.70%) MS Project
7 6 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.093%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.093%) Revit
9 2 (0.093%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.093%) Mingle
10 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.046%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 27 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
2 24 (1.11%) HFM
3 22 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.60%) SAP PP
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.32%) SAP APO
5 7 (0.32%) SAP SCM
6 6 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
7 5 (0.23%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.19%) Agresso
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.84%) SaaS
2 10 (0.46%) Office 365
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.093%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.046%) Taleo
5 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.046%) Route 53
5 1 (0.046%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.046%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 56 (2.60%) Firewall
3 51 (2.37%) WAN
4 38 (1.76%) LAN
4 38 (1.76%) DNS
5 32 (1.49%) SAN
6 28 (1.30%) VPN
7 26 (1.21%) Internet
8 20 (0.93%) DHCP
9 12 (0.56%) VLAN
10 10 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.46%) VoIP
11 7 (0.32%) FTP
11 7 (0.32%) NAS
12 6 (0.28%) Broadband
12 6 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.23%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (0.23%) Intranet
13 5 (0.23%) Network Security
14 4 (0.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 165 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 143 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 117 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
7 51 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 31 (1.44%) QlikView
10 29 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 25 (1.16%) MySQL
12 16 (0.74%) MS Access
13 13 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.46%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.42%) CorVu
16 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 55 (2.55%) Selenium
2 48 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 20 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (0.79%) JIRA
5 14 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 11 (0.51%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (0.37%) Hudson
9 7 (0.32%) NUnit
10 6 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (0.28%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.19%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (0.19%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.14%) JUnit
12 3 (0.14%) MSTest
13 2 (0.093%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.093%) ERwin
13 2 (0.093%) Axure RP
General
1 698 (32.40%) Finance
2 142 (6.59%) Retail
3 95 (4.41%) Marketing
4 78 (3.62%) Banking
5 45 (2.09%) Legal
6 37 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.35%) Automotive
7 29 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (1.16%) Law
9 22 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.74%) Back Office
10 16 (0.74%) Billing
11 14 (0.65%) Advertising
12 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.56%) Publishing
13 12 (0.56%) Games
14 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (15.60%) .NET
2 153 (7.10%) XML
3 139 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 108 (5.01%) HTML
5 72 (3.34%) Web Services
6 57 (2.65%) CSS
7 43 (2.00%) WCF
8 34 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 28 (1.30%) jQuery
10 27 (1.25%) LINQ
11 26 (1.21%) SOAP
12 24 (1.11%) WPF
13 19 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (0.79%) HTML5
14 17 (0.79%) XSLT
15 13 (0.60%) MSMQ
15 13 (0.60%) REST
16 11 (0.51%) Grails
16 11 (0.51%) J2EE
17 9 (0.42%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 87 (4.04%) Management Information System
2 39 (1.81%) Statistics
3 37 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 34 (1.58%) Mainframe
5 31 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.07%) Visualisation
7 21 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 18 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 17 (0.79%) Social Media
10 16 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 16 (0.74%) NHS
10 16 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 16 (0.74%) Economics
11 14 (0.65%) Data Extraction
12 13 (0.60%) iPhone
12 13 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.51%) EPoS
13 11 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (0.46%) Tandem
15 8 (0.37%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 353 (16.39%) Windows
2 103 (4.78%) UNIX
3 85 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (3.48%) Linux
5 68 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 68 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 24 (1.11%) Android
9 14 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.42%) Solaris
12 7 (0.32%) AIX
12 7 (0.32%) HPUX
12 7 (0.32%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.046%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (15.23%) Business Analysis
2 296 (13.74%) ITIL
3 180 (8.36%) Data Analysis
4 165 (7.66%) Project Management
5 163 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
6 161 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (6.41%) UML
8 125 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 115 (5.34%) E-Commerce
10 112 (5.20%) PRINCE2
11 103 (4.78%) Systems Analysis
12 95 (4.41%) Data Modelling
13 93 (4.32%) Use Case
14 92 (4.27%) Test Scripting
15 91 (4.22%) Analytics
16 90 (4.18%) Service Delivery
17 85 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 85 (3.95%) Software Testing
17 85 (3.95%) Problem Management
18 70 (3.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 759 (35.24%) SQL
2 216 (10.03%) C#
3 182 (8.45%) T-SQL
4 104 (4.83%) VB.NET
5 94 (4.36%) Java
6 73 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 67 (3.11%) VB
8 59 (2.74%) VBA
9 38 (1.76%) PHP
10 31 (1.44%) C
11 27 (1.25%) Delphi
12 25 (1.16%) C++
12 25 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 15 (0.70%) VB6
14 11 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 11 (0.51%) Groovy
14 11 (0.51%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.37%) Python
16 8 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 241 (11.19%) Degree
2 202 (9.38%) ISEB
3 71 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 41 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 40 (1.86%) MCSE
7 37 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 36 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (1.49%) CCNA
10 29 (1.35%) MCP
10 29 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (1.30%) MCITP
12 23 (1.07%) MCSA
13 15 (0.70%) CISSP
14 13 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (0.46%) CCA
15 10 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.42%) MCDST
17 8 (0.37%) EnCE
18 7 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.48%) QA
2 89 (4.13%) SLA
3 26 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.14%) P3O
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (0.093%) COBIT
8 2 (0.093%) MiFID
8 2 (0.093%) EMIR
8 2 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.046%) GxP
System Software
1 184 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.97%) XenApp
5 14 (0.65%) vSphere
6 8 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (0.28%) XenServer
8 6 (0.28%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.28%) Xen
9 5 (0.23%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.19%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.093%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.046%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.046%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 31 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.32%) SCCM
2 7 (0.32%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.23%) OpenView
3 5 (0.23%) SCOM
4 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.14%) Nagios
5 3 (0.14%) DameWare
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.093%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.093%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.093%) OVSD
6 2 (0.093%) WSUS
6 2 (0.093%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.046%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.046%) SCSM
7 1 (0.046%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 467 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 144 (6.69%) Oracle
3 118 (5.48%) VMware
4 114 (5.29%) Citrix
5 77 (3.57%) HP
6 59 (2.74%) Cisco
7 57 (2.65%) SAP
8 54 (2.51%) IBM
9 36 (1.67%) Business Objects
10 32 (1.49%) Remedy
11 30 (1.39%) Google
12 24 (1.11%) Aquila
12 24 (1.11%) NetApp
13 19 (0.88%) Sage
14 17 (0.79%) Dell
15 14 (0.65%) Cognos
16 12 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.56%) Sophos
16 12 (0.56%) Symantec
16 12 (0.56%) RedPrairie
North West
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
KDR
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £27k - 29k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £24,500 to £30,500 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Accrington, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago