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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 307 338 282
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 966 815 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.79% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.84% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 836 697 886
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 884 £40,000 - 116
London +10 318 £47,500 +5.55% 39
South East +61 235 £40,000 - 27
Hampshire +43 105 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Yorkshire +12 77 £40,000 - 7
East of England +13 76 £37,500 +4.16% 12
North West -10 74 £37,500 - 7
South West -4 67 £37,500 +2.04% 13
West Yorkshire +17 60 £40,000 - 7
City of London -4 59 £52,500 +12.90% 12
Berkshire +17 48 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Portsmouth - 48 £40,000 -
Scotland +13 46 £42,926 +7.31% 5
Leeds +7 40 £40,000 - 3
Surrey -4 34 £45,000 -2.70% 2
East Midlands +32 31 £37,750 +7.85% 3
Bedfordshire +30 30 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Southampton +21 30 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Manchester -21 30 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Cheshire +9 29 £40,000 +5.26%
Wiltshire +17 27 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Warrington +25 25 £40,000 +6.66%
Slough +18 25 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Hertfordshire -8 24 £37,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +17 22 £37,500 +12.78% 3
Edinburgh +11 20 £47,000 +44.61% 2
West Midlands -37 20 £37,500 +11.94% 7
Wales -7 19 £34,875 +12.50% 3
Bristol -9 19 £34,000 -5.55% 6
South Wales -5 18 £35,750 +16.26% 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 695 (35.46%) SQL
2 675 (34.44%) Finance
3 355 (18.11%) Business Analysis
4 332 (16.94%) Microsoft
5 321 (16.38%) Systems Analysis
6 307 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
7 295 (15.05%) SQL Server
8 288 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
9 266 (13.57%) MS Excel
10 256 (13.06%) ERP
11 255 (13.01%) Oracle
12 245 (12.50%) Project Management
13 209 (10.66%) Windows
14 205 (10.46%) Degree
15 200 (10.20%) UML
16 190 (9.69%) Retail
17 173 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 171 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
19 162 (8.27%) Management Information System
20 147 (7.50%) SAP
21 142 (7.24%) ITIL
22 137 (6.99%) Use Case
23 133 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
24 129 (6.58%) Java
25 125 (6.38%) MS Office
26 122 (6.22%) .NET
27 116 (5.92%) Banking
28 113 (5.77%) CRM
28 113 (5.77%) Security Cleared
29 110 (5.61%) Data Analysis

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 77 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 35 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (1.58%) IIS
5 26 (1.33%) CMS
6 23 (1.17%) SAS
7 15 (0.77%) JBoss
7 15 (0.77%) Lync
8 12 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.46%) Moodle
11 8 (0.41%) NetWeaver
12 7 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.26%) Apache
14 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 266 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 125 (6.38%) MS Office
3 67 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.73%) MS Project
5 33 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.051%) SPSS
8 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 69 (3.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 51 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 44 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
5 43 (2.19%) Oracle HRMS
6 41 (2.09%) SAP FI
6 41 (2.09%) SAP FI/CO
6 41 (2.09%) SAP CO
7 40 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
8 33 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
9 29 (1.48%) SAP R/3
10 23 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
11 21 (1.07%) Oracle Payroll
11 21 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
12 17 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
13 15 (0.77%) Agresso
14 14 (0.71%) SAP SD
15 11 (0.56%) Cognos Planning
15 11 (0.56%) ResourceLink
16 10 (0.51%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.71%) Office 365
2 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.10%) Yammer
5 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.35%) Firewall
2 27 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 27 (1.38%) SAN
3 22 (1.12%) DNS
3 22 (1.12%) VPN
4 20 (1.02%) LAN
4 20 (1.02%) WAN
5 16 (0.82%) VoIP
5 16 (0.82%) Intranet
6 14 (0.71%) Internet
7 11 (0.56%) DHCP
7 11 (0.56%) SSH
8 10 (0.51%) Wireshark
9 9 (0.46%) VLAN
10 8 (0.41%) FTP
11 7 (0.36%) Wireless
12 6 (0.31%) Ethereal
12 6 (0.31%) LDAP
12 6 (0.31%) HTTP
12 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 106 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 53 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 50 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (1.58%) MS Access
8 30 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 28 (1.43%) MySQL
10 26 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 22 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (1.12%) SAP BW
12 21 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (0.97%) QlikView
14 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 45 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 19 (0.97%) PeopleTools
4 9 (0.46%) Toad
5 7 (0.36%) JUnit
5 7 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.36%) JIRA
6 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.26%) Subversion
8 4 (0.20%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.15%) Selenium
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.10%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.10%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.10%) Trac
10 2 (0.10%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.10%) TestDirector
General
1 675 (34.44%) Finance
2 190 (9.69%) Retail
3 116 (5.92%) Banking
4 70 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 68 (3.47%) Billing
6 52 (2.65%) Law
7 51 (2.60%) Marketing
8 50 (2.55%) Legal
9 49 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 39 (1.99%) Advertising
11 34 (1.73%) Retail Banking
12 30 (1.53%) Back Office
13 21 (1.07%) Front Office
14 17 (0.87%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.66%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.51%) Publishing
17 7 (0.36%) Military
18 6 (0.31%) Automotive
19 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (6.22%) .NET
2 93 (4.74%) XML
3 69 (3.52%) HTML
4 40 (2.04%) Web Services
5 37 (1.89%) CSS
6 24 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 22 (1.12%) jQuery
8 21 (1.07%) Ajax
9 14 (0.71%) EDI
10 11 (0.56%) Middleware
10 11 (0.56%) XSLT
10 11 (0.56%) Hibernate
11 10 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (0.51%) LAMP
12 9 (0.46%) WPF
12 9 (0.46%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (0.41%) RESTful
13 8 (0.41%) WinForms
13 8 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 307 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (8.27%) Management Information System
3 52 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.24%) Mathematics
5 35 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 28 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 25 (1.28%) Statistics
8 23 (1.17%) User Experience
9 20 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.02%) EPoS
10 18 (0.92%) Equities
11 17 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 16 (0.82%) Data Conversion
13 15 (0.77%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.66%) Clustering
15 13 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.61%) Physics
16 12 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 209 (10.66%) Windows
2 86 (4.39%) Linux
3 70 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (3.42%) UNIX
5 54 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 26 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.61%) Android
10 11 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.41%) CentOS
13 5 (0.26%) Solaris
13 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.20%) AIX
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.15%) SUSE
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (18.11%) Business Analysis
2 321 (16.38%) Systems Analysis
3 288 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (13.06%) ERP
5 245 (12.50%) Project Management
6 200 (10.20%) UML
7 173 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 171 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 142 (7.24%) ITIL
10 137 (6.99%) Use Case
11 133 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 113 (5.77%) CRM
13 110 (5.61%) Data Analysis
14 99 (5.05%) Data Modelling
15 91 (4.64%) Workflow
16 89 (4.54%) Waterfall
17 86 (4.39%) PRINCE2
18 85 (4.34%) System Testing
19 80 (4.08%) User Stories
20 75 (3.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 695 (35.46%) SQL
2 129 (6.58%) Java
3 90 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 71 (3.62%) VBA
5 60 (3.06%) C#
6 55 (2.81%) VB
7 51 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 31 (1.58%) ABAP
9 31 (1.58%) PowerShell
10 23 (1.17%) PHP
10 23 (1.17%) VB.NET
10 23 (1.17%) C++
11 20 (1.02%) Perl
12 17 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.87%) C
13 11 (0.56%) Python
14 10 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.36%) VBScript
16 6 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 205 (10.46%) Degree
2 113 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 89 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 72 (3.67%) ISEB
5 50 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (1.22%) CCA
8 21 (1.07%) MCSE
9 14 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 11 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.51%) CISM
12 10 (0.51%) CIMA
12 10 (0.51%) CISMP
12 10 (0.51%) PhD
12 10 (0.51%) MCSA
12 10 (0.51%) CISSP
12 10 (0.51%) ACCA
13 9 (0.46%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.86%) QA
2 39 (1.99%) SLA
3 12 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.51%) FATCA
5 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.15%) GAMP
8 3 (0.15%) EMIR
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 73 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.24%) XenApp
3 43 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.28%) vSphere
5 12 (0.61%) XenServer
6 9 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.31%) Shibboleth
7 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.20%) Postfix
9 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.10%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.051%) NFS
10 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.051%) Squid
10 1 (0.051%) vCloud
10 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (1.53%) SCCM
2 14 (0.71%) SCOM
3 8 (0.41%) SCOrch
3 8 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.10%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.051%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.051%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.051%) WSUS
6 1 (0.051%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.051%) nmon
6 1 (0.051%) Ansible
Vendors
1 332 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 255 (13.01%) Oracle
3 147 (7.50%) SAP
4 92 (4.69%) VMware
5 67 (3.42%) Citrix
6 42 (2.14%) Cognos
7 40 (2.04%) Business Objects
8 36 (1.84%) Cisco
9 30 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
10 28 (1.43%) HP
11 24 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 22 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.07%) Siebel
14 17 (0.87%) webMethods
14 17 (0.87%) thinkFolio
14 17 (0.87%) Northgate
15 14 (0.71%) IBM
15 14 (0.71%) JD Edwards
16 10 (0.51%) StatPro
17 9 (0.46%) Symantec
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
JM
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TRG
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago