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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 302 291 322
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1066 1181 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.00% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.06% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1039 778
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
England -26 984 £42,000 -1.17% 97
London -32 366 £50,000 +5.26% 34
South East -34 190 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Yorkshire +76 126 £40,000 +23.07% 7
East of England +62 118 £40,500 -1.16% 9
West Yorkshire +75 105 £39,750 +13.57% 6
Leeds +75 86 £38,750 -13.88% 3
North West -29 68 £41,500 +3.75% 13
City of London -27 67 £50,000 -2.91% 11
Surrey +20 60 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Scotland -3 59 £46,500 +24.00% 3
Hertfordshire +31 49 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Essex +30 43 £37,500 -28.57% 1
South West -17 42 £40,000 +4.98% 8
East Midlands -19 39 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Hampshire -7 38 £36,500 -11.51% 2
West Midlands -35 36 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Cheshire -8 35 £40,000 - 2
Warrington -3 29 £40,625 +1.56% 2
Edinburgh -12 29 £50,000 +17.64% 2
North Yorkshire +26 27 £40,000 +58.41%
Berkshire -31 27 £38,750 -18.42% 4
Manchester +3 26 £44,750 +27.85% 7
Harrogate +15 25 £40,000 +53.84%
Nottinghamshire 0 24 £35,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire -11 24 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Nottingham -4 23 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes -14 20 £43,500 +17.56% 1
Rickmansworth - 19 £54,000 - 2
Somerset +26 16 £40,000 +14.28%

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 895 (42.20%) Finance
2 692 (32.63%) SQL
3 445 (20.98%) Microsoft
4 379 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
5 357 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
6 354 (16.69%) Systems Analysis
7 343 (16.17%) SQL Server
8 326 (15.37%) MS Excel
9 278 (13.11%) Business Analysis
10 272 (12.82%) Oracle
11 257 (12.12%) Project Management
12 241 (11.36%) Windows
13 236 (11.13%) Degree
14 199 (9.38%) ERP
15 193 (9.10%) UML
16 192 (9.05%) Management Information System
17 191 (9.01%) MS Office
18 189 (8.91%) SDLC
19 187 (8.82%) .NET
20 183 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
21 167 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
22 154 (7.26%) Waterfall
23 151 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
24 143 (6.74%) SAP
24 143 (6.74%) Retail
24 143 (6.74%) VMware
25 125 (5.89%) ITIL
26 123 (5.80%) CRM
27 122 (5.75%) Data Modelling
27 122 (5.75%) Use Case

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (1.56%) IIS
5 19 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (0.75%) SAS
7 15 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.52%) JBoss
10 11 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.42%) Lync
13 8 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.24%) Confluence
15 5 (0.24%) Apache
16 4 (0.19%) CMS
16 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 326 (15.37%) MS Excel
2 191 (9.01%) MS Office
3 119 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (1.60%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 49 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 45 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
5 35 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
6 30 (1.41%) Oracle HRMS
7 21 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
8 14 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
9 12 (0.57%) Tesseract
9 12 (0.57%) Infor CRM
10 11 (0.52%) Markit EDM
10 11 (0.52%) Primavera
10 11 (0.52%) SAP PP
11 10 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
12 9 (0.42%) SAP FI
12 9 (0.42%) Agresso
12 9 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.60%) SaaS
2 30 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.27%) Office 365
4 25 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.19%) PaaS
6 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.094%) Taleo
8 2 (0.094%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.094%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.047%) Veeva
9 1 (0.047%) IaaS
9 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 47 (2.22%) DNS
3 43 (2.03%) WAN
4 42 (1.98%) SAN
5 34 (1.60%) Firewall
6 32 (1.51%) Internet
7 29 (1.37%) DHCP
7 29 (1.37%) LAN
8 28 (1.32%) Intranet
9 23 (1.08%) VLAN
10 18 (0.85%) Wireless
11 13 (0.61%) OSPF
11 13 (0.61%) BGP
11 13 (0.61%) Wireshark
11 13 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (0.61%) Network Security
11 13 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (0.57%) Junos
12 12 (0.57%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 99 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 60 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
6 46 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 41 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 20 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 17 (0.80%) MS Access
13 17 (0.80%) SQLPlus
14 16 (0.75%) SAP BW
14 16 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.71%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.61%) SAP BI
16 13 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.85%) Toad
4 17 (0.80%) JIRA
5 12 (0.57%) PeopleTools
6 9 (0.42%) JUnit
7 8 (0.38%) Axure RP
7 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.28%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.14%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.14%) Maven
11 2 (0.094%) Ant
11 2 (0.094%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.094%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.094%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.047%) WatiN
12 1 (0.047%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.047%) Selenium
General
1 895 (42.20%) Finance
2 143 (6.74%) Retail
3 97 (4.57%) Banking
4 61 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 51 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 49 (2.31%) Law
7 45 (2.12%) Front Office
8 43 (2.03%) Marketing
9 37 (1.74%) Billing
9 37 (1.74%) Legal
10 32 (1.51%) Advertising
11 28 (1.32%) Back Office
12 25 (1.18%) General Ledger
13 17 (0.80%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.47%) Automotive
15 8 (0.38%) Publishing
16 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.28%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (8.82%) .NET
2 104 (4.90%) XML
3 67 (3.16%) HTML
4 62 (2.92%) Web Services
5 43 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 41 (1.93%) Middleware
7 29 (1.37%) CSS
8 20 (0.94%) SOAP
9 19 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
10 16 (0.75%) jQuery
10 16 (0.75%) RESTful
11 15 (0.71%) .NET Framework
12 13 (0.61%) EDI
13 12 (0.57%) Spring
13 12 (0.57%) XSLT
13 12 (0.57%) Hibernate
13 12 (0.57%) Ajax
14 11 (0.52%) JSON
15 10 (0.47%) WSDL
15 10 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 379 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (9.05%) Management Information System
3 93 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 36 (1.70%) Mathematics
5 33 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 31 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.37%) EPoS
8 26 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.18%) User Experience
9 25 (1.18%) Data Conversion
10 24 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 24 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
11 21 (0.99%) Physics
11 21 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 20 (0.94%) FMCG
13 19 (0.90%) Derivative
14 17 (0.80%) Mainframe
15 16 (0.75%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.66%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 241 (11.36%) Windows
2 110 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (3.72%) Linux
4 67 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 36 (1.70%) UNIX
7 35 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.57%) Windows 2000
9 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.42%) Solaris
10 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.28%) CentOS
12 5 (0.24%) SUSE
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.19%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.14%) Android
15 2 (0.094%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.094%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (16.69%) Systems Analysis
3 278 (13.11%) Business Analysis
4 257 (12.12%) Project Management
5 199 (9.38%) ERP
6 193 (9.10%) UML
7 189 (8.91%) SDLC
8 183 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 167 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 154 (7.26%) Waterfall
11 151 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 125 (5.89%) ITIL
13 123 (5.80%) CRM
14 122 (5.75%) Data Modelling
14 122 (5.75%) Use Case
15 98 (4.62%) PRINCE2
16 93 (4.38%) Scrum
17 91 (4.29%) Change Management
18 84 (3.96%) User Stories
19 80 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 692 (32.63%) SQL
2 110 (5.19%) Java
3 71 (3.35%) VBA
4 65 (3.06%) C#
5 59 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 58 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 57 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 54 (2.55%) VB
9 43 (2.03%) JavaScript
10 38 (1.79%) VB.NET
11 29 (1.37%) Perl
12 21 (0.99%) Python
12 21 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.57%) ABAP
13 12 (0.57%) PHP
14 11 (0.52%) C++
15 10 (0.47%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.38%) C
16 8 (0.38%) Uniface
17 7 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 236 (11.13%) Degree
2 97 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.72%) ISEB
4 61 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.13%) CIMA
8 18 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (0.80%) CCNA
9 17 (0.80%) MCSE
10 16 (0.75%) CCA
10 16 (0.75%) ACCA
11 13 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.61%) SAP Certification
11 13 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.57%) MCP
12 12 (0.57%) PMP
13 10 (0.47%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.38%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.53%) QA
2 38 (1.79%) SLA
3 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.14%) MiFID
6 2 (0.094%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.094%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.094%) EMIR
7 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.047%) GAMP
System Software
1 121 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 77 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.07%) vSphere
4 42 (1.98%) XenApp
5 10 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.19%) Xen
8 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.094%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.094%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.094%) qmail
9 2 (0.094%) Postfix
9 2 (0.094%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.094%) KVM
10 1 (0.047%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.047%) UAG
10 1 (0.047%) Firmware
10 1 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 65 (3.06%) SCCM
2 33 (1.56%) SCOM
3 8 (0.38%) Puppet
3 8 (0.38%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.19%) Nagios
4 4 (0.19%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.14%) WSUS
5 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.094%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.094%) Opsview
6 2 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.047%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.047%) Control-M
Vendors
1 445 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 272 (12.82%) Oracle
3 143 (6.74%) SAP
3 143 (6.74%) VMware
4 77 (3.63%) Citrix
5 49 (2.31%) Business Objects
6 40 (1.89%) Cisco
7 37 (1.74%) Cognos
8 31 (1.46%) HP
8 31 (1.46%) Sage
9 29 (1.37%) Sun
10 26 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
11 25 (1.18%) Hyperion
12 21 (0.99%) NetApp
13 20 (0.94%) JD Edwards
13 20 (0.94%) Northgate
14 19 (0.90%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.75%) Siebel
16 15 (0.71%) IBM
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37454.00 - £45769.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
ITecopeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Leysen Associates
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Proactive People
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago