The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 301 307 319
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1061 1076 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.89% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.94% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 900 946 769
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK.

Systems Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Analyst over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England +10 1011 £40,000 - 94
London -33 347 £47,750 +6.11% 27
South East +55 223 £40,000 -3.61% 20
East of England +79 129 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire +45 109 £35,000 - 8
North West +18 91 £40,000 - 17
West Yorkshire +40 86 £35,000 -12.50% 5
City of London +8 75 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Leeds +35 69 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Hampshire +38 64 £40,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire +38 57 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hertfordshire +37 53 £34,000 -15.00% 7
South West -40 51 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Midlands +9 49 £46,500 +42.43% 3
Surrey +21 40 £43,750 -16.66% 3
Bedfordshire +38 39 £35,000 -2.09% 3
Scotland -1 34 £42,926 +32.07% 7
Nottinghamshire +22 32 £46,500 +47.61% 3
Nottingham +18 32 £46,500 +47.61% 3
Milton Keynes +9 32 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester +14 31 £36,000 +10.76% 7
Cheshire +6 31 £41,250 +3.12% 6
West Midlands -59 31 £41,000 +17.14% 3
Berkshire +2 30 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Essex +23 29 £38,000 -27.61%
Warrington +20 27 £41,250 +3.12% 5
Cambridgeshire +29 25 £30,000 -36.84%
Cambridge +33 22 £31,000 -16.77%
Watford +27 20 £37,500 +48.51%
South Yorkshire +3 20 £32,500 - 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 759 (38.03%) Finance
2 681 (34.12%) SQL
3 377 (18.89%) Systems Analysis
4 349 (17.48%) Microsoft
5 317 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
6 310 (15.53%) Business Analysis
7 301 (15.08%) SQL Server
8 300 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
9 288 (14.43%) MS Excel
10 283 (14.18%) Oracle
11 271 (13.58%) Project Management
12 241 (12.07%) ERP
13 209 (10.47%) Windows
14 204 (10.22%) UML
15 196 (9.82%) Retail
16 191 (9.57%) Degree
17 185 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
18 169 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 163 (8.17%) SAP
20 156 (7.82%) Management Information System
21 144 (7.21%) .NET
22 142 (7.11%) Waterfall
23 139 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
24 137 (6.86%) MS Office
25 136 (6.81%) Security Cleared
26 130 (6.51%) ITIL
27 115 (5.76%) Data Modelling
28 113 (5.66%) Use Case
29 104 (5.21%) CRM
30 101 (5.06%) Java

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.66%) MS Exchange
3 41 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (1.85%) IIS
5 24 (1.20%) SAS
6 21 (1.05%) CMS
7 19 (0.95%) Lync
8 15 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.55%) JBoss
11 9 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.20%) Gentran
14 4 (0.20%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 288 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 137 (6.86%) MS Office
3 86 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.10%) MS Project
5 37 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 82 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 61 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 52 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
5 51 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
6 50 (2.51%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 23 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
9 18 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.90%) SAP CO
9 18 (0.90%) SAP FI
9 18 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
10 16 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.70%) Cognos Planning
12 13 (0.65%) SAP R/3
13 11 (0.55%) ResourceLink
14 10 (0.50%) Oracle AGIS
15 9 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.05%) Office 365
3 20 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.95%) SaaS
5 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.10%) Yammer
8 1 (0.050%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.050%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.050%) PaaS
8 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.050%) IaaS
8 1 (0.050%) Taleo
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.05%) Firewall
2 30 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.30%) Intranet
4 25 (1.25%) LAN
5 24 (1.20%) WAN
5 24 (1.20%) SAN
6 20 (1.00%) Internet
7 17 (0.85%) DNS
8 13 (0.65%) VPN
9 12 (0.60%) Wireless
9 12 (0.60%) Network Security
10 11 (0.55%) VoIP
11 10 (0.50%) DHCP
12 7 (0.35%) WLAN
13 6 (0.30%) Extranet
13 6 (0.30%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.25%) ATM
14 5 (0.25%) Skype
15 4 (0.20%) Broadband
15 4 (0.20%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 44 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
6 42 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 40 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (1.25%) MS Access
11 23 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (0.95%) QlikView
14 19 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (0.95%) SAP BW
14 19 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.85%) SAP BI
16 15 (0.75%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 58 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (1.30%) PeopleTools
3 23 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.60%) Toad
4 12 (0.60%) JIRA
5 9 (0.45%) JUnit
6 6 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.25%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.15%) Subversion
9 3 (0.15%) Maven
9 3 (0.15%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.15%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.15%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.10%) Trac
10 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.10%) Selenium
10 2 (0.10%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 759 (38.03%) Finance
2 196 (9.82%) Retail
3 98 (4.91%) Banking
4 63 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 55 (2.76%) Billing
6 51 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.35%) Law
8 44 (2.20%) Advertising
8 44 (2.20%) Marketing
9 35 (1.75%) Front Office
10 31 (1.55%) Legal
11 23 (1.15%) Back Office
11 23 (1.15%) Retail Banking
12 19 (0.95%) General Ledger
13 14 (0.70%) Automotive
14 11 (0.55%) Publishing
15 8 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.35%) Military
17 6 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (7.21%) .NET
2 99 (4.96%) XML
3 50 (2.51%) HTML
4 40 (2.00%) Web Services
5 33 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.05%) Middleware
7 19 (0.95%) CSS
8 16 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.70%) jQuery
10 13 (0.65%) RESTful
10 13 (0.65%) EDI
11 12 (0.60%) Ajax
12 11 (0.55%) XSLT
13 10 (0.50%) Spring
13 10 (0.50%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (0.45%) SOAP
15 7 (0.35%) J2EE
15 7 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 317 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 57 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.75%) EPoS
5 34 (1.70%) Mathematics
6 32 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 27 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.15%) User Experience
12 22 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.10%) Statistics
13 19 (0.95%) FMCG
13 19 (0.95%) Data Conversion
14 17 (0.85%) Derivative
15 16 (0.80%) Physics
15 16 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 209 (10.47%) Windows
2 84 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (3.66%) Linux
4 57 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 51 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (2.10%) UNIX
7 22 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 15 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.40%) Solaris
11 7 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.25%) SUSE
12 5 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.15%) Android
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.10%) CentOS
14 2 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (18.89%) Systems Analysis
2 310 (15.53%) Business Analysis
3 300 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
4 271 (13.58%) Project Management
5 241 (12.07%) ERP
6 204 (10.22%) UML
7 185 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
8 169 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 142 (7.11%) Waterfall
10 139 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 130 (6.51%) ITIL
12 115 (5.76%) Data Modelling
13 113 (5.66%) Use Case
14 104 (5.21%) CRM
15 101 (5.06%) Workflow
16 99 (4.96%) PRINCE2
17 95 (4.76%) System Testing
17 95 (4.76%) User Stories
18 81 (4.06%) E-Commerce
19 76 (3.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 681 (34.12%) SQL
2 101 (5.06%) Java
3 65 (3.26%) VBA
4 57 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 54 (2.71%) C#
6 48 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 46 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 45 (2.25%) VB
9 34 (1.70%) VB.NET
10 32 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 27 (1.35%) Perl
12 26 (1.30%) C++
13 25 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.05%) Python
15 18 (0.90%) ABAP
15 18 (0.90%) C
16 10 (0.50%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.40%) COBOL
18 5 (0.25%) PHP
18 5 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (9.57%) Degree
2 136 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 101 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 66 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 54 (2.71%) ISEB
6 24 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.10%) MCSE
8 18 (0.90%) CIMA
8 18 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.85%) SAP Certification
9 17 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.80%) PMP
11 15 (0.75%) CCA
12 14 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.60%) ACCA
15 11 (0.55%) CCNA
15 11 (0.55%) MCSA
16 8 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.51%) QA
2 37 (1.85%) SLA
3 10 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.25%) EMIR
5 4 (0.20%) FATCA
5 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) GAMP
6 3 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.10%) GAAP
7 2 (0.10%) COBIT
7 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 90 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.71%) XenApp
3 35 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.40%) vSphere
5 7 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.35%) XenServer
5 7 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.050%) vCloud
8 1 (0.050%) UAG
8 1 (0.050%) Firmware
8 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (2.45%) SCCM
2 23 (1.15%) SCOM
3 11 (0.55%) SCOrch
4 8 (0.40%) Puppet
5 6 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.15%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.050%) WSUS
8 1 (0.050%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 349 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 283 (14.18%) Oracle
3 163 (8.17%) SAP
4 96 (4.81%) VMware
5 73 (3.66%) Citrix
6 51 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 43 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
8 35 (1.75%) Cognos
9 30 (1.50%) Cisco
10 26 (1.30%) HP
11 24 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.15%) Sun
12 23 (1.15%) Siebel
13 21 (1.05%) JD Edwards
14 18 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (0.85%) Hyperion
16 16 (0.80%) IBM
17 15 (0.75%) Sage
17 15 (0.75%) Northgate
18 13 (0.65%) Reuters
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: benefits
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pari Passu
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Circa £34,500 plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Cover, Private Medic
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Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension,Life Cover, Private Medica
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