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 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
System Analyst
Rank 298 324 328
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1007 869 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 859 756 706
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £28,500 £25,436
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 5 March 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 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
(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 +31 937 £40,000 - 118
London +18 335 £47,250 +5.00% 36
South East +76 247 £40,000 -11.11% 24
East of England +44 100 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Yorkshire +20 89 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Hampshire +36 81 £40,000 +5.26% 8
West Yorkshire +14 69 £35,000 -12.50% 8
North West +1 69 £37,500 -6.25% 20
City of London -7 69 £52,500 +16.66% 10
South West -33 69 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Leeds +13 54 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +46 48 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Surrey +12 46 £43,750 -16.66% 6
Scotland +12 43 £42,926 +22.64% 4
Bedfordshire +25 42 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Berkshire +14 42 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Portsmouth - 36 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +31 30 £45,750 +30.44% 5
Manchester -13 29 £36,000 +9.09% 12
Wiltshire +19 27 £40,000 +28.00%
Hertfordshire -3 25 £31,000 -13.88% 2
Milton Keynes +16 23 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Southampton -4 22 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Cheshire -10 22 £40,625 +1.56% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 20 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Essex +1 19 £50,000 +85.18% 2
Bristol -22 19 £34,000 -17.07% 3
High Wycombe +11 18 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Slough +11 18 £50,000 +5.26%
Warrington +9 18 £41,250 +10.00% 1

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 715 (35.66%) Finance
2 695 (34.66%) SQL
3 362 (18.05%) Systems Analysis
4 353 (17.61%) Microsoft
5 331 (16.51%) Business Analysis
6 313 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
7 302 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
8 294 (14.66%) SQL Server
9 273 (13.62%) MS Excel
10 268 (13.37%) Oracle
11 261 (13.02%) ERP
12 255 (12.72%) Project Management
13 212 (10.57%) Retail
14 210 (10.47%) Windows
15 201 (10.02%) UML
16 190 (9.48%) Degree
17 182 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
18 167 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 167 (8.33%) Management Information System
19 161 (8.03%) SAP
20 139 (6.93%) ITIL
21 136 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
22 135 (6.73%) Use Case
23 134 (6.68%) MS Office
24 129 (6.43%) .NET
25 122 (6.08%) Security Cleared
26 120 (5.99%) Waterfall
26 120 (5.99%) Banking
27 116 (5.79%) Java
28 107 (5.34%) CRM

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 35 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (1.60%) IIS
5 25 (1.25%) SAS
6 24 (1.20%) CMS
7 16 (0.80%) Lync
8 14 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.70%) JBoss
9 13 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.35%) NetWeaver
13 7 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.25%) Apache
14 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 273 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 134 (6.68%) MS Office
3 75 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 46 (2.29%) MS Project
5 36 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 74 (3.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 57 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (2.34%) Oracle HRMS
4 45 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 42 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
6 41 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
7 39 (1.95%) SAP FI
7 39 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO
7 39 (1.95%) SAP CO
8 29 (1.45%) SAP R/3
9 27 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
10 24 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
11 23 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
12 20 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (0.70%) Cognos Planning
14 13 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
14 13 (0.65%) Agresso
15 12 (0.60%) SAP SD
16 10 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
16 10 (0.50%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.75%) Office 365
2 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.100%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.100%) Yammer
4 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.44%) Firewall
2 29 (1.45%) SAN
2 29 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.05%) LAN
3 21 (1.05%) Intranet
3 21 (1.05%) Internet
4 20 (1.00%) WAN
4 20 (1.00%) VPN
5 17 (0.85%) DNS
6 15 (0.75%) VoIP
7 8 (0.40%) Wireless
7 8 (0.40%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.35%) DHCP
9 6 (0.30%) HTTP
9 6 (0.30%) SSL
9 6 (0.30%) VLAN
9 6 (0.30%) Ethereal
10 5 (0.25%) Extranet
10 5 (0.25%) FTP
10 5 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 52 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
7 47 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 29 (1.45%) MS Access
10 25 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 25 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.10%) SAP BW
12 22 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (0.95%) QlikView
14 19 (0.95%) MySQL
15 17 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 53 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (1.15%) PeopleTools
3 21 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.50%) JIRA
5 9 (0.45%) Toad
6 8 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.30%) JUnit
8 5 (0.25%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.20%) Subversion
10 3 (0.15%) Maven
10 3 (0.15%) Selenium
10 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.15%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.100%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.100%) ERwin
11 2 (0.100%) Ant
11 2 (0.100%) Rational Rose
General
1 715 (35.66%) Finance
2 212 (10.57%) Retail
3 120 (5.99%) Banking
4 71 (3.54%) Billing
5 67 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 57 (2.84%) Marketing
7 51 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.39%) Law
9 47 (2.34%) Advertising
10 46 (2.29%) Legal
11 31 (1.55%) Retail Banking
12 27 (1.35%) Front Office
12 27 (1.35%) Back Office
13 14 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.55%) Publishing
15 10 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.35%) Military
16 7 (0.35%) Automotive
17 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.43%) .NET
2 87 (4.34%) XML
3 50 (2.49%) HTML
4 40 (2.00%) Web Services
5 26 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 25 (1.25%) CSS
7 20 (1.00%) Middleware
8 15 (0.75%) jQuery
9 14 (0.70%) Ajax
9 14 (0.70%) EDI
10 13 (0.65%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (0.55%) XSLT
11 11 (0.55%) RESTful
12 9 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (0.45%) WPF
13 8 (0.40%) JSON
13 8 (0.40%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.40%) WinForms
13 8 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 313 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 39 (1.95%) Mathematics
5 35 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 31 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 29 (1.45%) EPoS
7 29 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.30%) Statistics
9 24 (1.20%) User Experience
10 21 (1.05%) Data Integration
11 17 (0.85%) Blackberry
11 17 (0.85%) Fixed Income
12 16 (0.80%) Equities
13 15 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.70%) Clustering
14 14 (0.70%) Data Conversion
15 13 (0.65%) FMCG
16 12 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 210 (10.47%) Windows
2 83 (4.14%) Linux
3 69 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (2.94%) UNIX
5 57 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 31 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 11 (0.55%) Android
11 11 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.40%) Solaris
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.25%) SUSE
13 5 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.100%) AIX
15 2 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (18.05%) Systems Analysis
2 331 (16.51%) Business Analysis
3 302 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (13.02%) ERP
5 255 (12.72%) Project Management
6 201 (10.02%) UML
7 182 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
8 167 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 139 (6.93%) ITIL
10 136 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 135 (6.73%) Use Case
12 120 (5.99%) Waterfall
13 107 (5.34%) CRM
14 106 (5.29%) Data Analysis
15 98 (4.89%) Data Modelling
16 97 (4.84%) Workflow
17 94 (4.69%) System Testing
18 89 (4.44%) User Stories
19 87 (4.34%) PRINCE2
20 84 (4.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 695 (34.66%) SQL
2 116 (5.79%) Java
3 81 (4.04%) T-SQL
4 76 (3.79%) VBA
5 60 (2.99%) C#
6 52 (2.59%) VB
7 41 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 37 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 37 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 31 (1.55%) ABAP
10 28 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 26 (1.30%) C++
12 23 (1.15%) Perl
13 20 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.80%) C
15 15 (0.75%) Python
16 12 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.45%) PHP
18 7 (0.35%) COBOL
19 6 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 190 (9.48%) Degree
2 122 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 96 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 62 (3.09%) ISEB
5 55 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.90%) VCP4
7 30 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (1.40%) CCA
9 25 (1.25%) MCSE
10 14 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.65%) MCSA
11 13 (0.65%) SAP Certification
11 13 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 12 (0.60%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.55%) CCNA
14 10 (0.50%) PMP
14 10 (0.50%) ACCA
14 10 (0.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.09%) QA
2 36 (1.80%) SLA
3 10 (0.50%) FATCA
4 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.25%) EMIR
8 3 (0.15%) GAMP
9 2 (0.100%) COBIT
9 2 (0.100%) MiFID
9 2 (0.100%) GAAP
9 2 (0.100%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.29%) XenApp
3 42 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.20%) vSphere
5 11 (0.55%) XenServer
6 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.100%) Postfix
9 2 (0.100%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.100%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.050%) Squid
10 1 (0.050%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.050%) Firmware
10 1 (0.050%) vCloud
10 1 (0.050%) UAG
Systems Management
1 34 (1.70%) SCCM
2 16 (0.80%) SCOM
3 9 (0.45%) Puppet
3 9 (0.45%) SCOrch
4 7 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.100%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.100%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.050%) nmon
7 1 (0.050%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.050%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.050%) WSUS
7 1 (0.050%) Ansible
7 1 (0.050%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 353 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 268 (13.37%) Oracle
3 161 (8.03%) SAP
4 94 (4.69%) VMware
5 70 (3.49%) Citrix
6 45 (2.24%) Business Objects
7 39 (1.95%) PeopleSoft
8 36 (1.80%) Cognos
8 36 (1.80%) Cisco
9 29 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.20%) HP
11 21 (1.05%) Siebel
12 20 (1.00%) IBM
13 18 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.85%) Northgate
14 17 (0.85%) JD Edwards
15 14 (0.70%) Sun
16 12 (0.60%) webMethods
17 11 (0.55%) Symantec
17 11 (0.55%) Sybase
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