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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 281 310 267
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1095 880 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.83% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.88% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 940 775 974
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 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 28 August 2014. 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 +23 999 £42,500 +6.25% 96
London +52 423 £48,000 +1.05% 39
South East +4 277 £41,250 -2.94% 24
City of London +18 126 £55,000 +10.00% 17
North West +28 86 £40,000 +24.03% 6
Scotland +32 73 £36,000 +10.76% 6
Surrey +47 64 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Berkshire +36 63 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire -24 55 £37,000 +23.33% 5
East of England -49 50 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Edinburgh +26 49 £40,500 +47.27% 5
West Midlands -20 48 £36,000 - 6
Hampshire -75 38 £42,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +20 36 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -37 35 £42,500 +44.06% 2
Reading +26 34 £45,000 +23.28% 2
South West -19 34 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Cheshire +20 33 £40,000 +44.14% 2
Oxford +14 30 £45,000 +11.11%
Warrington +5 29 £40,000 +44.14% 1
East Sussex -3 28 £28,000 -34.11% 4
East Midlands -8 28 £40,000 +40.35% 2
Guildford +38 26 £35,000 -22.22%
Manchester -4 24 £29,500 -16.90% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 23 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Brighton -9 23 £28,000 -34.11% 2
Leeds -39 23 £50,000 +69.49%
Glasgow -7 18 £35,000 +7.60% 1
Essex +23 17 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Lancashire +11 17 £40,000 +33.33% 1

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 836 (37.97%) SQL
2 794 (36.06%) Finance
3 370 (16.80%) Business Analysis
4 353 (16.03%) SQL Server
5 310 (14.08%) Microsoft
6 303 (13.76%) Systems Analysis
7 299 (13.58%) Oracle
8 294 (13.35%) Project Management
9 274 (12.44%) Degree
10 261 (11.85%) MS Excel
11 254 (11.53%) UML
12 228 (10.35%) Windows
13 221 (10.04%) ERP
14 204 (9.26%) .NET
15 183 (8.31%) Java
16 176 (7.99%) ITIL
17 175 (7.95%) MS Office
18 174 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 174 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
19 167 (7.58%) CRM
20 152 (6.90%) Retail
21 149 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
22 139 (6.31%) XML
22 139 (6.31%) Management Information System
23 135 (6.13%) PRINCE2
24 128 (5.81%) Use Case
25 125 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
26 124 (5.63%) SAP
26 124 (5.63%) HTML
27 119 (5.40%) C#

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 97 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 48 (2.18%) IIS
4 31 (1.41%) CMS
5 18 (0.82%) Moodle
6 17 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (0.68%) Lync
9 13 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.54%) Apache
11 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.36%) SAS
12 8 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.27%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 261 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 175 (7.95%) MS Office
3 82 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.091%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.045%) CATIA
7 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.045%) Revit
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 41 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
5 34 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
6 28 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
7 27 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 26 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
9 24 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
10 22 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
10 22 (1.00%) MFGPRO
10 22 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
11 20 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
12 17 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
12 17 (0.77%) SAP CO
12 17 (0.77%) SAP FI
13 14 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.54%) Sentinel
15 11 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
15 11 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.27%) Office 365
4 5 (0.23%) Taleo
4 5 (0.23%) SaaS
4 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.045%) PaaS
5 1 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.045%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.00%) DNS
2 41 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.50%) LAN
3 33 (1.50%) Internet
4 31 (1.41%) DHCP
5 29 (1.32%) WAN
6 26 (1.18%) SSH
6 26 (1.18%) VPN
6 26 (1.18%) SAN
7 21 (0.95%) FTP
8 18 (0.82%) LDAP
9 15 (0.68%) Ethernet
9 15 (0.68%) VoIP
10 14 (0.64%) VLAN
11 13 (0.59%) Firewall
12 11 (0.50%) DSL
12 11 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (0.50%) Wireshark
12 11 (0.50%) OpenVPN
13 9 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
3 90 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 70 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
6 66 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
9 48 (2.18%) Data Mining
10 42 (1.91%) Oracle Database
11 39 (1.77%) MS Access
12 33 (1.50%) MySQL
13 28 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.82%) QlikView
17 18 (0.82%) SAP BW
18 13 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
19 10 (0.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 22 (1.00%) Toad
2 21 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.64%) JIRA
4 13 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (0.54%) Subversion
6 8 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.23%) Introscope
9 5 (0.23%) JUnit
10 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.18%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.18%) WebSpeed
11 3 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.14%) Aptana Studio
12 2 (0.091%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.091%) TestPartner
12 2 (0.091%) PeopleTools
General
1 794 (36.06%) Finance
2 152 (6.90%) Retail
3 80 (3.63%) Banking
4 79 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 49 (2.23%) Legal
6 46 (2.09%) Law
7 42 (1.91%) General Ledger
7 42 (1.91%) Back Office
8 39 (1.77%) Front Office
9 34 (1.54%) Marketing
9 34 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.54%) Advertising
10 27 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.91%) Billing
11 20 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 14 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.41%) Publishing
15 7 (0.32%) Games
16 5 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (9.26%) .NET
2 139 (6.31%) XML
3 124 (5.63%) HTML
4 75 (3.41%) CSS
5 65 (2.95%) Web Services
6 48 (2.18%) ASP.NET
7 43 (1.95%) jQuery
8 24 (1.09%) EDI
9 20 (0.91%) Ajax
10 18 (0.82%) Middleware
11 17 (0.77%) LAMP
12 15 (0.68%) Regular Expression
13 13 (0.59%) Classic ASP
13 13 (0.59%) JSON
13 13 (0.59%) Apache Flex
14 12 (0.54%) XSLT
15 11 (0.50%) XSD
15 11 (0.50%) Spring
15 11 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 48 (2.18%) Computer Science
3 33 (1.50%) Fixed Income
4 28 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 28 (1.27%) Equities
5 26 (1.18%) FMCG
6 23 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 21 (0.95%) E-Learning
8 21 (0.95%) Learning Management System
9 19 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 18 (0.82%) VLE
11 16 (0.73%) Data Conversion
12 15 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 15 (0.68%) SWIFT
13 14 (0.64%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.59%) IPTV
14 13 (0.59%) Video on Demand
15 12 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 228 (10.35%) Windows
2 115 (5.22%) UNIX
3 94 (4.27%) Linux
4 65 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 32 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 21 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.77%) Solaris
10 16 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.68%) CentOS
12 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.36%) AIX
14 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.27%) Android
16 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.14%) Fedora
17 3 (0.14%) OS/2
18 2 (0.091%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.091%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (16.80%) Business Analysis
2 303 (13.76%) Systems Analysis
3 294 (13.35%) Project Management
4 254 (11.53%) UML
5 221 (10.04%) ERP
6 176 (7.99%) ITIL
7 174 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 174 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 167 (7.58%) CRM
9 149 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
10 135 (6.13%) PRINCE2
11 128 (5.81%) Use Case
12 125 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
13 118 (5.36%) Data Analysis
14 117 (5.31%) Test Scripting
15 113 (5.13%) Scrum
16 112 (5.09%) Data Modelling
17 109 (4.95%) Change Management
18 77 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 74 (3.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 836 (37.97%) SQL
2 183 (8.31%) Java
3 119 (5.40%) C#
4 104 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 96 (4.36%) T-SQL
6 75 (3.41%) VB
7 72 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 63 (2.86%) VBA
9 58 (2.63%) PHP
10 34 (1.54%) C++
11 30 (1.36%) Python
12 26 (1.18%) Perl
13 25 (1.14%) C
14 22 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 21 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.82%) ABAP
16 18 (0.82%) VBScript
17 17 (0.77%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.68%) sed
19 9 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 274 (12.44%) Degree
2 109 (4.95%) ISEB
3 27 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (0.82%) CBAP
7 16 (0.73%) IIBA
7 16 (0.73%) CCNA
7 16 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.45%) CIMA
10 9 (0.41%) ACCA
10 9 (0.41%) MCP
11 7 (0.32%) MCSE
12 5 (0.23%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.18%) CIPD
13 4 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.13%) QA
2 54 (2.45%) SLA
3 18 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.18%) COREP
6 4 (0.18%) Basel III
6 4 (0.18%) Basel II
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.091%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.091%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.045%) GxP
System Software
1 76 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.68%) Shibboleth
4 13 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.50%) Postfix
6 9 (0.41%) XenApp
6 9 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.36%) XenServer
8 5 (0.23%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.091%) NFS
12 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.045%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.32%) SCCM
3 6 (0.27%) WSUS
4 5 (0.23%) Nagios
4 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.23%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.18%) SCOM
6 3 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.091%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.091%) Puppet
7 2 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.091%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.045%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.045%) OpenView
8 1 (0.045%) Netcool
8 1 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.045%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.045%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 310 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 299 (13.58%) Oracle
3 124 (5.63%) SAP
4 73 (3.32%) VMware
5 59 (2.68%) Cognos
6 58 (2.63%) Cisco
7 46 (2.09%) Citrix
8 41 (1.86%) Business Objects
9 40 (1.82%) CODA
10 38 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.41%) Siebel
12 30 (1.36%) HP
13 26 (1.18%) IBM
14 25 (1.14%) Remedy
15 23 (1.04%) QAD
16 22 (1.00%) Sage
17 20 (0.91%) Northgate
18 18 (0.82%) thinkFolio
19 17 (0.77%) Sun
20 14 (0.64%) Hyperion
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, car & excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £40000.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £33000 to £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago