The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 404 351 310
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 683 963 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.89% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.92% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 599 845 955
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
94684 104270 111362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.19% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79697 86340 89890
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 23 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 625 £42,500 +1.19% 74
London -74 191 £47,500 -5.00% 14
South East -8 114 £45,000 +12.50% 14
East of England -26 70 £45,000 +9.09% 5
Yorkshire -7 63 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +30 58 £40,000 +14.28% 4
North West 0 50 £37,500 -6.25% 13
West Yorkshire -12 50 £35,500 -11.25% 5
Nottinghamshire +34 38 £40,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +32 38 £50,000 - 4
South West +9 38 £34,000 -15.00% 10
West Midlands +8 32 £40,250 +7.33% 8
Berkshire +11 31 £58,750 +46.87% 3
Scotland +2 31 £47,500 -2.06% 3
Hertfordshire +10 28 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottingham +15 23 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +12 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £43,500 -
Leeds -21 21 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Glasgow +10 19 £47,500 +21.01% 1
Manchester -19 19 £37,500 -8.53% 6
Cheshire +26 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Essex -28 16 £45,000 +15.60% 2
Gloucestershire 0 15 £33,000 +13.79% 5
Leicestershire +4 13 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Leicester +1 13 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Bradford +4 12 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Cheltenham +2 12 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 12 £43,500 +8.75%
Watford - 12 £44,000 -

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 545 (35.32%) Finance
2 509 (32.99%) SQL
3 333 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 304 (19.70%) Microsoft
5 257 (16.66%) Business Analysis
6 234 (15.17%) MS Excel
7 228 (14.78%) SQL Server
8 206 (13.35%) Systems Analysis
9 187 (12.12%) Project Management
10 185 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
11 172 (11.15%) Degree
12 166 (10.76%) SDLC
13 157 (10.17%) Oracle
14 156 (10.11%) Management Information System
15 155 (10.05%) MS Office
15 155 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
16 153 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 152 (9.85%) ERP
18 150 (9.72%) Windows
19 143 (9.27%) CRM
20 125 (8.10%) .NET
21 121 (7.84%) SAP
22 114 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
23 113 (7.32%) ITIL
24 110 (7.13%) UML
25 107 (6.93%) XML
26 105 (6.80%) Change Management
27 100 (6.48%) Waterfall
28 92 (5.96%) Scrum
29 85 (5.51%) Cognos

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.75%) CMS
3 24 (1.56%) SAS
4 19 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.10%) IIS
6 16 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.65%) Confluence
8 9 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.32%) Apache
12 4 (0.26%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.19%) JBoss
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 234 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 155 (10.05%) MS Office
3 66 (4.28%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.04%) MS Project
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 53 (3.43%) Cognos TM1
2 44 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (1.88%) SAP FI
5 27 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
6 26 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (1.62%) SAP CO
7 25 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
8 21 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
9 20 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
10 15 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 14 (0.91%) Cognos Controller
11 14 (0.91%) Infor M3
11 14 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (0.84%) Cognos Planning
12 13 (0.84%) HFM
12 13 (0.84%) Northgate Housing
13 12 (0.78%) OPENHousing
13 12 (0.78%) SAP PS
14 11 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.69%) SaaS
2 22 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (0.78%) Office 365
5 10 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.52%) IaaS
7 6 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.26%) Taleo
9 3 (0.19%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.13%) Force.com
11 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.46%) Firewall
3 34 (2.20%) Wireless
4 31 (2.01%) VPN
5 30 (1.94%) DNS
6 27 (1.75%) SAN
7 25 (1.62%) DHCP
7 25 (1.62%) Ethernet
7 25 (1.62%) RS-232
7 25 (1.62%) RS-485
8 24 (1.56%) Internet
8 24 (1.56%) NFC
9 21 (1.36%) WAN
10 19 (1.23%) LAN
11 15 (0.97%) FTP
12 14 (0.91%) Intranet
13 11 (0.71%) VoIP
14 9 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (0.45%) LDAP
15 7 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 45 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
7 35 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
7 35 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
12 16 (1.04%) MySQL
12 16 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.97%) MS Access
13 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 13 (0.84%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.78%) GIS
15 12 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 42 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (2.53%) JIRA
3 29 (1.88%) Selenium
4 21 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 14 (0.91%) Subversion
7 11 (0.71%) Rational Rose
8 10 (0.65%) MSTest
8 10 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.39%) Toad
10 3 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.19%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.13%) Ant
11 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.065%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.065%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.065%) InstallShield
General
1 545 (35.32%) Finance
2 82 (5.31%) Retail
3 52 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 51 (3.31%) Banking
5 43 (2.79%) Legal
6 42 (2.72%) Marketing
7 40 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.07%) Billing
8 32 (2.07%) Law
9 20 (1.30%) French Language
10 17 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.91%) Back Office
12 10 (0.65%) Electronics
13 9 (0.58%) Advertising
13 9 (0.58%) Front Office
13 9 (0.58%) Local Government
13 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.52%) Automotive
15 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (8.10%) .NET
2 107 (6.93%) XML
3 56 (3.63%) HTML
4 53 (3.43%) Web Services
5 36 (2.33%) CSS
6 31 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 24 (1.56%) MDX
8 19 (1.23%) XSD
9 15 (0.97%) JSON
10 12 (0.78%) EDI
11 11 (0.71%) WSDL
11 11 (0.71%) XML Schema
12 10 (0.65%) WCF
13 9 (0.58%) Middleware
13 9 (0.58%) SOAP
13 9 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.52%) LAMP
15 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.45%) AngularJS
15 7 (0.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 185 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (10.11%) Management Information System
3 53 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 36 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 30 (1.94%) User Experience
8 27 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 26 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.17%) Learning Management System
13 13 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.78%) AS400
14 12 (0.78%) NHS
15 9 (0.58%) FMCG
16 8 (0.52%) iPad
17 7 (0.45%) Hedge funds
18 6 (0.39%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 150 (9.72%) Windows
2 77 (4.99%) Windows Server
3 72 (4.67%) Linux
4 58 (3.76%) Unix
5 47 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.62%) CentOS
8 24 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.43%) Solaris
11 19 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.45%) Android
15 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.19%) VyOS
18 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (16.66%) Business Analysis
3 206 (13.35%) Systems Analysis
4 187 (12.12%) Project Management
5 166 (10.76%) SDLC
6 155 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
7 153 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 152 (9.85%) ERP
9 143 (9.27%) CRM
10 114 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 113 (7.32%) ITIL
12 110 (7.13%) UML
13 105 (6.80%) Change Management
14 100 (6.48%) Waterfall
15 92 (5.96%) Scrum
16 78 (5.06%) System Testing
17 77 (4.99%) Data Analysis
18 73 (4.73%) Test Scripting
19 71 (4.60%) PRINCE2
20 69 (4.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 509 (32.99%) SQL
2 76 (4.93%) Java
3 55 (3.56%) PL/SQL
4 54 (3.50%) C#
5 53 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 46 (2.98%) VBA
7 33 (2.14%) VB
8 30 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 28 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 21 (1.36%) Python
11 16 (1.04%) ABAP
11 16 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.78%) C++
13 12 (0.78%) PHP
14 11 (0.71%) C
15 9 (0.58%) R
16 8 (0.52%) RPG
16 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 172 (11.15%) Degree
2 55 (3.56%) ISEB
3 34 (2.20%) ACCA
4 32 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 32 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.75%) CIMA
6 25 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.91%) MCSE
9 13 (0.84%) HND
10 9 (0.58%) AAT
10 9 (0.58%) PMP
11 8 (0.52%) CCA
11 8 (0.52%) CCNA
11 8 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.52%) MCITP
12 7 (0.45%) HNC
12 7 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.18%) QA
2 17 (1.10%) SLA
3 12 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.065%) GxP
6 1 (0.065%) HL7
6 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 47 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.23%) vSphere
5 15 (0.97%) Firmware
6 8 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.13%) iptables
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.13%) XenApp
11 1 (0.065%) NFS
11 1 (0.065%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (1.43%) SCCM
2 14 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (0.71%) SCVMM
5 10 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.58%) Puppet
6 9 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (0.52%) WSUS
8 6 (0.39%) Perfmon
9 5 (0.32%) SCOM
10 4 (0.26%) Nagios
11 3 (0.19%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.13%) Graphite
12 2 (0.13%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.13%) vMotion
13 1 (0.065%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.065%) Oozie
13 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 304 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 157 (10.17%) Oracle
3 121 (7.84%) SAP
4 85 (5.51%) Cognos
5 74 (4.80%) VMware
6 39 (2.53%) Cisco
7 38 (2.46%) IBM
8 36 (2.33%) HP
9 31 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.69%) Citrix
11 24 (1.56%) Hyperion
11 24 (1.56%) JD Edwards
12 23 (1.49%) Sage
13 21 (1.36%) Northgate
14 20 (1.30%) Adobe
15 17 (1.10%) Google
15 17 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (1.04%) EMC
16 16 (1.04%) Infor
17 14 (0.91%) Dell
City, London
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Salary: From £26,005 to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus, Car, Holidays, Pension and Healthcare!
Posted: Yesterday
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Ass and 25 d
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
The Institute of Cancer Research
Salary: £36,502 - 44,057 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
Salary: £19,048 - 22,212 per year
Posted: 6 days ago