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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 291 314 272
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1087 892 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.83% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.88% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 934 786 978
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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +20 996 £42,500 +6.25% 96
London +55 420 £48,000 +3.22% 40
South East +5 272 £41,500 -2.35% 19
City of London +23 124 £51,500 +3.00% 15
North West +34 88 £40,000 +24.03% 10
Scotland +22 68 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Berkshire +31 65 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +45 64 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Yorkshire -40 58 £37,000 +12.12% 8
East of England -60 48 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Edinburgh +24 47 £40,500 +47.27% 4
West Midlands -22 47 £36,000 - 4
Reading +22 36 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Oxfordshire +21 36 £43,750 +9.37%
South West -22 36 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Yorkshire -23 36 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Hampshire -65 35 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Cheshire +15 33 £40,000 +44.14% 2
Oxford +21 30 £45,000 +11.11%
Warrington +4 28 £40,000 +44.14% 1
East Sussex -11 27 £28,000 -34.11% 3
East Midlands +3 26 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Manchester +2 26 £29,500 -16.90% 5
Guildford - 26 £35,000 -
Leeds -38 24 £47,500 +61.01% 4
Brighton -10 23 £28,000 -34.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 21 £34,125 -5.86% 4
Bristol +5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Yorkshire +5 18 £35,500 +54.34% 3
Lancashire +9 17 £40,000 +33.33% 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 842 (37.89%) SQL
2 794 (35.73%) Finance
3 371 (16.70%) Business Analysis
4 357 (16.07%) SQL Server
5 312 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 304 (13.68%) Oracle
7 302 (13.59%) Systems Analysis
8 291 (13.10%) Project Management
9 275 (12.38%) Degree
10 262 (11.79%) MS Excel
11 254 (11.43%) UML
12 231 (10.40%) Windows
13 224 (10.08%) ERP
14 203 (9.14%) .NET
15 185 (8.33%) Java
16 178 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 176 (7.92%) ITIL
18 175 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
19 174 (7.83%) MS Office
20 168 (7.56%) CRM
21 152 (6.84%) Retail
22 149 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
23 142 (6.39%) Management Information System
24 141 (6.35%) XML
25 135 (6.08%) PRINCE2
26 127 (5.72%) Use Case
27 125 (5.63%) SAP
27 125 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
28 122 (5.49%) HTML
29 120 (5.40%) Data Analysis

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 96 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.21%) IIS
4 31 (1.40%) CMS
5 18 (0.81%) Moodle
6 17 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (0.68%) Lync
9 14 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.54%) Apache
11 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.36%) SAS
12 8 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.27%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 262 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 174 (7.83%) MS Office
3 79 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.090%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.045%) Revit
7 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.045%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 57 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 45 (2.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 42 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
5 34 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 30 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 29 (1.31%) Oracle Assets
8 26 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
9 24 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
10 23 (1.04%) MFGPRO
10 23 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
11 22 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
12 21 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
13 18 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
13 18 (0.81%) SAP CO
13 18 (0.81%) SAP FI
14 14 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.59%) Sentinel
16 12 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 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%) SaaS
4 5 (0.23%) Taleo
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%) IaaS
5 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.98%) DNS
2 40 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.49%) LAN
4 31 (1.40%) DHCP
5 30 (1.35%) Internet
6 29 (1.31%) WAN
7 27 (1.22%) SAN
8 26 (1.17%) SSH
8 26 (1.17%) VPN
9 21 (0.95%) FTP
10 18 (0.81%) LDAP
11 15 (0.68%) Ethernet
11 15 (0.68%) VoIP
12 14 (0.63%) VLAN
13 13 (0.59%) Firewall
14 11 (0.50%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (0.50%) DSL
14 11 (0.50%) OpenVPN
15 9 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 106 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
3 90 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 71 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
6 65 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
9 44 (1.98%) Data Mining
10 43 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 38 (1.71%) MS Access
12 33 (1.49%) MySQL
13 30 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.81%) QlikView
17 18 (0.81%) SAP BW
18 11 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
19 10 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 22 (0.99%) Toad
2 21 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.63%) JIRA
4 13 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (0.54%) Subversion
6 9 (0.41%) 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%) WebSpeed
10 4 (0.18%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.14%) Aptana Studio
11 3 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.090%) TestPartner
12 2 (0.090%) PeopleTools
12 2 (0.090%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 794 (35.73%) Finance
2 152 (6.84%) Retail
3 82 (3.69%) Banking
4 80 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 50 (2.25%) Legal
6 47 (2.12%) Law
7 43 (1.94%) General Ledger
8 40 (1.80%) Back Office
9 37 (1.67%) Front Office
10 33 (1.49%) Telecoms
11 32 (1.44%) Marketing
12 30 (1.35%) Advertising
13 27 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.95%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.90%) Billing
16 14 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.59%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.41%) Publishing
19 7 (0.32%) Games
20 5 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (9.14%) .NET
2 141 (6.35%) XML
3 122 (5.49%) HTML
4 75 (3.38%) CSS
5 66 (2.97%) Web Services
6 46 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 43 (1.94%) jQuery
8 24 (1.08%) EDI
9 20 (0.90%) Ajax
10 18 (0.81%) Middleware
11 17 (0.77%) LAMP
12 15 (0.68%) Regular Expression
13 13 (0.59%) JSON
13 13 (0.59%) Apache Flex
13 13 (0.59%) Classic ASP
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
1 142 (6.39%) Management Information System
2 49 (2.21%) Computer Science
3 31 (1.40%) Fixed Income
4 28 (1.26%) Mainframe
5 26 (1.17%) Equities
6 25 (1.13%) FMCG
7 23 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 21 (0.95%) Learning Management System
9 21 (0.95%) E-Learning
10 18 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 18 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (0.81%) VLE
10 18 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 16 (0.72%) Data Conversion
12 15 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.59%) Video on Demand
13 13 (0.59%) SWIFT
13 13 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
13 13 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 231 (10.40%) Windows
2 119 (5.36%) UNIX
3 96 (4.32%) Linux
4 67 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 33 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (1.26%) Windows XP
8 23 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.77%) Solaris
10 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.68%) CentOS
12 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.41%) AIX
14 7 (0.32%) Android
14 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.14%) OS/2
16 3 (0.14%) Fedora
17 2 (0.090%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (16.70%) Business Analysis
2 302 (13.59%) Systems Analysis
3 291 (13.10%) Project Management
4 254 (11.43%) UML
5 224 (10.08%) ERP
6 178 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 176 (7.92%) ITIL
8 175 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 168 (7.56%) CRM
10 149 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
11 135 (6.08%) PRINCE2
12 127 (5.72%) Use Case
13 125 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
14 120 (5.40%) Data Analysis
15 119 (5.36%) Test Scripting
16 114 (5.13%) Data Modelling
17 111 (5.00%) Scrum
18 109 (4.91%) Change Management
19 76 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 74 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 842 (37.89%) SQL
2 185 (8.33%) Java
3 117 (5.27%) C#
4 104 (4.68%) JavaScript
5 96 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 75 (3.38%) VB
7 73 (3.29%) PL/SQL
8 60 (2.70%) VBA
9 57 (2.57%) PHP
10 35 (1.58%) C++
11 30 (1.35%) Python
12 26 (1.17%) Perl
13 25 (1.13%) C
14 22 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 21 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.86%) ABAP
17 18 (0.81%) VBScript
18 17 (0.77%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.68%) sed
20 9 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 275 (12.38%) Degree
2 109 (4.91%) ISEB
3 28 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (0.81%) CBAP
7 16 (0.72%) IIBA
7 16 (0.72%) CCNA
7 16 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.68%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.45%) CIMA
10 9 (0.41%) ACCA
10 9 (0.41%) MCP
11 7 (0.32%) MCSE
12 6 (0.27%) PhD
13 5 (0.23%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.02%) QA
2 55 (2.48%) SLA
3 18 (0.81%) 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 II
6 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.18%) Basel III
7 2 (0.090%) COBIT
8 1 (0.045%) GxP
8 1 (0.045%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 78 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.68%) Shibboleth
4 14 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.50%) Postfix
6 10 (0.45%) XenApp
7 9 (0.41%) XenServer
7 9 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.27%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.090%) NFS
12 1 (0.045%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.045%) Xen
12 1 (0.045%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.36%) SCCM
3 6 (0.27%) WSUS
4 5 (0.23%) SCOM
4 5 (0.23%) Nagios
4 5 (0.23%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.090%) Puppet
7 2 (0.090%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.090%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.045%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.045%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 312 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 304 (13.68%) Oracle
3 125 (5.63%) SAP
4 74 (3.33%) VMware
5 60 (2.70%) Cognos
6 59 (2.66%) Cisco
7 47 (2.12%) Citrix
8 41 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 40 (1.80%) CODA
10 38 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.40%) Siebel
12 29 (1.31%) HP
13 25 (1.13%) IBM
14 24 (1.08%) QAD
14 24 (1.08%) Remedy
15 22 (0.99%) Sage
16 20 (0.90%) Northgate
17 19 (0.86%) thinkFolio
18 17 (0.77%) Sun
19 14 (0.63%) Hyperion
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £33000 to £39000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Car and other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Car and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago