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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 13 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 966 851 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.20% 12.85% 12.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.96% 13.51% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 827 691 864
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +3 541 £32,500 +8.33% 107
Cheshire +2 308 £32,500 -2.98% 42
Lancashire -5 57 £37,500 +13.63% 15
Merseyside +7 52 £32,500 +12.06% 19
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 724 (34.18%) Finance
2 608 (28.71%) SQL
3 422 (19.92%) Microsoft
4 381 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
5 379 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
6 374 (17.66%) MS Excel
7 362 (17.09%) Windows
8 303 (14.31%) SQL Server
9 256 (12.09%) Business Analysis
10 243 (11.47%) ITIL
11 227 (10.72%) MS Office
12 210 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
13 199 (9.40%) .NET
13 199 (9.40%) Degree
14 184 (8.69%) Active Directory
15 182 (8.59%) ISEB
16 178 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 157 (7.41%) Data Analysis
18 151 (7.13%) Project Management
19 150 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 146 (6.89%) SAP
21 145 (6.85%) QA
22 136 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 126 (5.95%) Software Testing
24 123 (5.81%) Oracle
25 122 (5.76%) SLA
26 121 (5.71%) Selenium
27 112 (5.29%) Test Scripting
27 112 (5.29%) C#
28 109 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 58 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 47 (2.22%) SAS
4 32 (1.51%) IIS
4 32 (1.51%) IBM Notes
5 27 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.09%) Lync
7 22 (1.04%) NServiceBus
8 15 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.52%) CMS
10 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.24%) Apache
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.14%) Node.js
13 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.14%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.14%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 374 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 227 (10.72%) MS Office
3 72 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 67 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.85%) PowerPivot
5 18 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.80%) SPSS
7 10 (0.47%) MS Project
8 5 (0.24%) FastStats
9 3 (0.14%) Mingle
10 1 (0.047%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (2.03%) SAP FI
1 43 (2.03%) SAP CO
1 43 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 38 (1.79%) Google Analytics
3 29 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
3 29 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 28 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 26 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
6 23 (1.09%) SAP MM
6 23 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (0.94%) SAP WM
8 19 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (0.76%) SAP SD
10 15 (0.71%) SAP BPC
11 14 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.47%) Oracle AGIS
14 7 (0.33%) SAP APO
15 6 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.33%) SaaS
2 4 (0.19%) Office 365
3 3 (0.14%) Trello
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.094%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 56 (2.64%) Firewall
2 56 (2.64%) LAN
2 56 (2.64%) WAN
3 39 (1.84%) DNS
4 32 (1.51%) VPN
5 24 (1.13%) DHCP
6 22 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (0.94%) Network Security
8 17 (0.80%) HTTP
9 15 (0.71%) SAN
10 14 (0.66%) Internet
11 11 (0.52%) VoIP
12 10 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.38%) VLAN
13 8 (0.38%) Wireless
14 7 (0.33%) SSL
14 7 (0.33%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (0.24%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 178 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 136 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 109 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 59 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
8 43 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 41 (1.94%) Data Mining
10 35 (1.65%) SAP BW
11 29 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 28 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 18 (0.85%) MS Access
14 15 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.66%) QlikView
15 14 (0.66%) Big Data
15 14 (0.66%) DB2
16 11 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 121 (5.71%) Selenium
2 58 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 53 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 37 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 35 (1.65%) WebDriver
7 21 (0.99%) JIRA
8 18 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 17 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.66%) MSTest
11 10 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.47%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.28%) Hudson
15 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.24%) Git (software)
16 4 (0.19%) CruiseControl
17 3 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 724 (34.18%) Finance
2 100 (4.72%) Retail
3 83 (3.92%) Marketing
4 78 (3.68%) Banking
5 44 (2.08%) Legal
6 40 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 40 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.84%) Law
8 35 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 20 (0.94%) Billing
10 19 (0.90%) General Ledger
11 17 (0.80%) German Language
12 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.47%) Advertising
14 7 (0.33%) Back Office
14 7 (0.33%) Local Government
15 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (9.40%) .NET
2 77 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 42 (1.98%) XML
4 41 (1.94%) HTML
5 32 (1.51%) CSS
6 29 (1.37%) jQuery
6 29 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 26 (1.23%) Web Services
7 26 (1.23%) WCF
8 25 (1.18%) JSON
9 23 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (1.09%) HTML5
10 22 (1.04%) AngularJS
10 22 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (1.04%) Castle Windsor
10 22 (1.04%) CSS3
10 22 (1.04%) NHibernate
11 15 (0.71%) SOAP
12 10 (0.47%) EDI
13 8 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 381 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.03%) Mathematics
4 40 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 36 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 28 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.13%) Blackberry
8 23 (1.09%) Statistics
8 23 (1.09%) User Experience
9 21 (0.99%) Open Source
10 20 (0.94%) FMCG
11 18 (0.85%) Data Extraction
12 17 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 15 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.71%) Economics
14 14 (0.66%) Credit Risk
15 13 (0.61%) Life Science
16 11 (0.52%) Cryptography
17 10 (0.47%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 362 (17.09%) Windows
2 90 (4.25%) Windows 7
3 88 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (3.26%) Linux
5 64 (3.02%) Windows XP
5 64 (3.02%) UNIX
6 52 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.42%) Android
9 27 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.19%) CentOS
13 4 (0.19%) HPUX
14 1 (0.047%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.047%) Solaris
14 1 (0.047%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (12.09%) Business Analysis
3 243 (11.47%) ITIL
4 210 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
5 157 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 151 (7.13%) Project Management
7 150 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 126 (5.95%) Software Testing
9 112 (5.29%) Test Scripting
10 108 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 108 (5.10%) Scrum
11 106 (5.00%) Analytics
11 106 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 104 (4.91%) UML
13 97 (4.58%) Service Management
14 90 (4.25%) CRM
15 88 (4.15%) Manual Testing
16 83 (3.92%) PRINCE2
17 77 (3.64%) Service Delivery
18 76 (3.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 608 (28.71%) SQL
2 112 (5.29%) C#
3 101 (4.77%) T-SQL
4 77 (3.64%) Java
5 71 (3.35%) VBA
6 40 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 29 (1.37%) VB
8 23 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 20 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 18 (0.85%) ABAP
11 15 (0.71%) PHP
12 14 (0.66%) C
12 14 (0.66%) Python
13 11 (0.52%) Perl
13 11 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.47%) C++
14 10 (0.47%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.28%) R
17 5 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 199 (9.40%) Degree
2 182 (8.59%) ISEB
3 73 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 69 (3.26%) ISTQB
5 53 (2.50%) MCP
6 52 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 40 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (1.27%) MCSA
10 24 (1.13%) MCITP
10 24 (1.13%) MCSE
11 20 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (0.80%) CISSP
13 14 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.52%) CCNA
16 10 (0.47%) ACCA
16 10 (0.47%) CIMA
16 10 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.85%) QA
2 122 (5.76%) SLA
3 23 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.33%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.094%) COBIT
10 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.047%) GMP
10 1 (0.047%) FATCA
10 1 (0.047%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 184 (8.69%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 18 (0.85%) Snort
4 16 (0.76%) XenApp
5 12 (0.57%) vSphere
6 6 (0.28%) Xen
6 6 (0.28%) NFS
7 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.19%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.14%) Squid
10 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.094%) Firmware
11 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.047%) Varnish
11 1 (0.047%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.047%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 56 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.94%) SCCM
3 19 (0.90%) OpenView
3 19 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.19%) Nagios
6 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.094%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.094%) SCOM
7 2 (0.094%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.094%) Control-M
7 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.047%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.047%) SCSM
Vendors
1 422 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 146 (6.89%) SAP
3 123 (5.81%) Oracle
4 78 (3.68%) VMware
5 70 (3.31%) HP
6 68 (3.21%) Citrix
7 42 (1.98%) Google
8 39 (1.84%) Business Objects
9 33 (1.56%) Lotus
10 32 (1.51%) Cisco
11 21 (0.99%) Cognos
12 20 (0.94%) CheckPoint
13 19 (0.90%) Sourcefire
14 18 (0.85%) Splunk
14 18 (0.85%) NetApp
15 17 (0.80%) Hyperion
16 16 (0.76%) Juniper
16 16 (0.76%) Teradata
17 15 (0.71%) IBM
18 12 (0.57%) Dell
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