The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 203 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 39 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.51% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 38
Average salary £33,500 £31,250 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% +23.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £38,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Technical 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
6429 6251 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 94.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5302 5165 5741
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
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%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Technical Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
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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 -6 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cheshire -13 10 £27,500 +7.84% 3
Merseyside +16 5 £35,000 +64.70%
Lancashire -2 2 £45,000 +76.47% 1
Technical Analyst
England

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (32.50%) .NET
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) SQL
4 21 (26.25%) Windows
4 21 (26.25%) Finance
5 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.75%) BDD
5 15 (18.75%) SpecFlow
6 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (13.75%) ITIL
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
8 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (12.50%) Citrix
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) DNS
9 10 (12.50%) UML
9 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 10 (12.50%) Data Mapping
10 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
10 9 (11.25%) Selenium
10 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) WAN
10 9 (11.25%) DHCP
10 9 (11.25%) TDD
11 8 (10.00%) ISEB
11 8 (10.00%) MS Excel

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Lync
4 1 (1.25%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) DNS
2 9 (11.25%) WAN
2 9 (11.25%) DHCP
3 5 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.25%) Firewall
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
6 1 (1.25%) FTP
6 1 (1.25%) HTTP
6 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) SpecFlow
2 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
2 9 (11.25%) Selenium
3 6 (7.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) CSS
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.25%) FIXML
4 1 (1.25%) FpML
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.25%) EJB
4 1 (1.25%) JSP
4 1 (1.25%) Servlets
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) Flash
4 1 (1.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.75%) FlexPod
2 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.50%) SecurID
4 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Derivative
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.75%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (18.75%) BDD
3 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (13.75%) ITIL
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) UML
5 10 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (11.25%) TDD
7 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.00%) BPMN
8 7 (8.75%) System Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.75%) Automation Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Line Management
9 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) VBA
4 1 (1.25%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) ISEB
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCITP
3 3 (3.75%) MCP
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) VCAP
4 2 (2.50%) CCAA
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) NCDA
4 2 (2.50%) NCIE
5 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.25%) CCA
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) XenApp
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.50%) vCloud
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Citrix
3 7 (8.75%) SAP
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 5 (6.25%) Teradata
6 3 (3.75%) McAfee
6 3 (3.75%) Informatica
6 3 (3.75%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
7 2 (2.50%) AppSense
7 2 (2.50%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.25%) Capita
8 1 (1.25%) Minitab
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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