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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 329 292 323
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 947 1095 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 826 940 775
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -34 877 £41,500 -2.35% 71
London -31 341 £50,000 +4.16% 25
South East -81 154 £40,000 -3.03% 17
East of England +67 112 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Yorkshire +44 101 £40,000 +8.10% 1
West Yorkshire +47 80 £40,000 -5.88%
City of London -36 69 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Leeds +49 61 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -21 55 £40,000 - 8
Scotland -32 48 £42,926 +19.23% 4
East Midlands +14 46 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South West +4 44 £40,000 +17.64% 6
Essex +15 42 £37,500 -9.63% 3
Hertfordshire +22 39 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 37 £43,500 +24.28% 3
Manchester +12 32 £37,500 +27.11% 6
Milton Keynes +4 32 £43,500 +26.08% 3
Surrey -32 30 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Edinburgh -25 27 £49,000 +20.98% 4
Berkshire -27 27 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North Yorkshire - 26 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth - 26 £50,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +32 24 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -40 24 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Harrogate - 24 £40,000 -
Cheshire -19 19 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +5 18 £39,500 -7.05% 2
West Sussex -1 18 £36,250 +16.93% 2
Bristol -23 18 £40,500 +1.25% 3
Nottingham +7 17 £35,000 -19.07% 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 844 (42.95%) Finance
2 638 (32.47%) SQL
3 434 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 371 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
5 355 (18.07%) SQL Server
6 320 (16.28%) MS Excel
7 281 (14.30%) Systems Analysis
8 269 (13.69%) Business Analysis
9 230 (11.70%) Windows
9 230 (11.70%) Degree
10 223 (11.35%) MS Office
11 207 (10.53%) Oracle
12 206 (10.48%) Project Management
13 199 (10.13%) .NET
14 187 (9.52%) Management Information System
15 177 (9.01%) SDLC
16 174 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 171 (8.70%) ERP
18 168 (8.55%) UML
19 160 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
20 142 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
21 140 (7.12%) VMware
22 136 (6.92%) Waterfall
23 130 (6.62%) Active Directory
24 118 (6.01%) CRM
24 118 (6.01%) Data Modelling
24 118 (6.01%) ITIL
25 117 (5.95%) Java
26 115 (5.85%) MS Visio

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 79 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 74 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (1.42%) IIS
5 19 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.71%) Lync
8 13 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.51%) Apache
10 9 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 7 (0.36%) Documentum
12 6 (0.31%) SAS
12 6 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 320 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 223 (11.35%) MS Office
3 115 (5.85%) MS Visio
4 40 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.02%) MS Project
6 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 33 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 26 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
8 18 (0.92%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
9 13 (0.66%) Tesseract
9 13 (0.66%) Infor CRM
9 13 (0.66%) Northgate Housing
10 12 (0.61%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.56%) SAP PP
12 10 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (0.51%) Cognos Controller
12 10 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
13 9 (0.46%) Agresso
14 8 (0.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.98%) SaaS
2 27 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.32%) Office 365
4 23 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.25%) Lucidchart
6 4 (0.20%) PaaS
7 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.10%) Taleo
8 2 (0.10%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.051%) Veeva
9 1 (0.051%) IaaS
9 1 (0.051%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.95%) TCP/IP
2 57 (2.90%) DNS
3 50 (2.54%) WAN
4 38 (1.93%) SAN
5 36 (1.83%) DHCP
6 34 (1.73%) Firewall
7 33 (1.68%) LAN
8 24 (1.22%) Internet
8 24 (1.22%) VLAN
9 21 (1.07%) Wireless
10 20 (1.02%) Intranet
11 13 (0.66%) MPLS
11 13 (0.66%) OSPF
11 13 (0.66%) BGP
11 13 (0.66%) VPN
11 13 (0.66%) Wireshark
11 13 (0.66%) Network Security
11 13 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (0.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
6 53 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 42 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
8 39 (1.98%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (1.53%) QlikView
10 30 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (1.27%) Data Mining
13 23 (1.17%) MySQL
13 23 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.76%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (0.61%) MS Access
18 10 (0.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 19 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (0.97%) Toad
3 9 (0.46%) JIRA
4 8 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.25%) JUnit
6 4 (0.20%) Ant
6 4 (0.20%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.20%) Subversion
6 4 (0.20%) Maven
6 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.15%) PeopleTools
8 2 (0.10%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.051%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.051%) MagicDraw
General
1 844 (42.95%) Finance
2 109 (5.55%) Retail
3 78 (3.97%) Banking
4 61 (3.10%) Law
5 60 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 48 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.19%) Front Office
7 43 (2.19%) Legal
8 29 (1.48%) Billing
9 26 (1.32%) Marketing
10 25 (1.27%) Back Office
11 20 (1.02%) Advertising
11 20 (1.02%) General Ledger
12 18 (0.92%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.41%) Games
15 7 (0.36%) Publishing
15 7 (0.36%) Automotive
15 7 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (10.13%) .NET
2 107 (5.45%) XML
3 72 (3.66%) HTML
4 61 (3.10%) Web Services
5 41 (2.09%) ASP.NET
6 34 (1.73%) CSS
7 29 (1.48%) Middleware
8 20 (1.02%) SOAP
9 18 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
10 16 (0.81%) EDI
11 13 (0.66%) REST
12 11 (0.56%) jQuery
12 11 (0.56%) JSON
13 10 (0.51%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.51%) RESTful
14 9 (0.46%) LAMP
14 9 (0.46%) XSLT
15 8 (0.41%) XSD
15 8 (0.41%) JSP
15 8 (0.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 371 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
2 187 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 90 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.78%) Mathematics
5 31 (1.58%) Data Conversion
6 30 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 29 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.32%) User Experience
9 22 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.07%) Physics
10 21 (1.07%) Derivative
11 19 (0.97%) Clustering
12 18 (0.92%) AS400
12 18 (0.92%) FMCG
13 17 (0.87%) Data Centre
13 17 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 16 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
15 13 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.66%) EPoS
16 12 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 230 (11.70%) Windows
2 108 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (3.66%) Linux
4 67 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 42 (2.14%) UNIX
7 35 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.46%) CentOS
11 7 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.25%) Android
13 4 (0.20%) Solaris
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (14.30%) Systems Analysis
3 269 (13.69%) Business Analysis
4 206 (10.48%) Project Management
5 177 (9.01%) SDLC
6 174 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 171 (8.70%) ERP
8 168 (8.55%) UML
9 160 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
10 142 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 136 (6.92%) Waterfall
12 118 (6.01%) ITIL
12 118 (6.01%) Data Modelling
12 118 (6.01%) CRM
13 115 (5.85%) Use Case
14 113 (5.75%) Change Management
15 91 (4.63%) User Stories
16 85 (4.33%) Scrum
17 72 (3.66%) PRINCE2
18 71 (3.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 638 (32.47%) SQL
2 117 (5.95%) Java
3 74 (3.77%) C#
4 65 (3.31%) VBA
5 60 (3.05%) VB
6 59 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 50 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 43 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 41 (2.09%) PL/SQL
10 31 (1.58%) VB.NET
11 21 (1.07%) PHP
12 19 (0.97%) Perl
13 18 (0.92%) Python
14 13 (0.66%) C
14 13 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.46%) VBScript
15 9 (0.46%) C++
16 7 (0.36%) Uniface
17 6 (0.31%) ABAP
18 4 (0.20%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 230 (11.70%) Degree
2 85 (4.33%) ISEB
3 66 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.88%) CIMA
5 34 (1.73%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.48%) ACCA
8 27 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (1.02%) CCNA
11 18 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.92%) CBAP
12 17 (0.87%) MCP
13 15 (0.76%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.71%) MCSE
15 12 (0.61%) PMP
15 12 (0.61%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.36%) MCAD
17 7 (0.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.63%) QA
2 28 (1.42%) SLA
3 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.051%) Basel III
8 1 (0.051%) MiFID
8 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
System Software
1 130 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.19%) vSphere
4 41 (2.09%) XenApp
5 17 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.36%) Xen
7 5 (0.25%) Firmware
7 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.10%) KVM
10 2 (0.10%) qmail
10 2 (0.10%) Postfix
10 2 (0.10%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.051%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.051%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 61 (3.10%) SCCM
2 28 (1.42%) SCOM
3 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.25%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (0.20%) Nagios
4 4 (0.20%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.15%) WSUS
5 3 (0.15%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.10%) Opsview
7 1 (0.051%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.051%) Control-M
7 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.051%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 434 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 207 (10.53%) Oracle
3 140 (7.12%) VMware
4 106 (5.39%) SAP
5 73 (3.72%) Citrix
6 40 (2.04%) Cisco
7 35 (1.78%) Cognos
8 33 (1.68%) HP
9 30 (1.53%) Sage
10 26 (1.32%) Northgate
10 26 (1.32%) IBM
11 25 (1.27%) Sun
11 25 (1.27%) Hyperion
12 22 (1.12%) NetApp
13 14 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
13 14 (0.71%) JD Edwards
14 13 (0.66%) Juniper
14 13 (0.66%) F5
15 12 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.61%) Capita
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