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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 416 379 353
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 589 860 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 515 734 883
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -52 562 £42,500 - 69
London -38 202 £50,000 - 12
South East +15 84 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East of England +30 78 £45,000 +3.44% 9
South West +14 55 £41,500 -7.77% 14
North West -40 48 £29,091 -27.27% 9
City of London +3 45 £55,000 +18.27% 3
Hertfordshire +29 40 £54,000 +24.13% 4
Yorkshire -46 37 £36,500 -8.75% 1
West Midlands -9 30 £40,000 +6.66% 8
West Yorkshire -13 29 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Watford +19 25 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bristol +25 23 £37,500 -16.66% 7
East Midlands -15 22 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Essex +8 21 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Scotland +9 18 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Merseyside -5 18 £27,500 -35.29%
Leeds -13 18 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Berkshire +49 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Manchester -20 17 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £42,500 +14.86%
Hampshire -11 15 £31,000 -17.33% 2
Surrey +12 13 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Wiltshire +30 12 £43,750 +17.44% 3
Glasgow +27 12 £33,000 -0.75% 3
Coventry +5 12 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Warwickshire +19 10 £42,500 +11.84%
Cheshire -11 10 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Liverpool -20 10 £27,500 -35.29%
Swindon - 10 £47,000 - 2

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 456 (36.31%) Finance
2 422 (33.60%) SQL
3 292 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (15.37%) Business Analysis
5 192 (15.29%) Microsoft
6 178 (14.17%) SQL Server
7 168 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
8 162 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
9 141 (11.23%) Project Management
10 134 (10.67%) MS Excel
11 131 (10.43%) Oracle
12 130 (10.35%) Degree
13 127 (10.11%) Windows
14 122 (9.71%) Management Information System
15 120 (9.55%) SDLC
16 118 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 113 (9.00%) CRM
18 106 (8.44%) UML
19 105 (8.36%) ITIL
20 102 (8.12%) SAP
21 98 (7.80%) Waterfall
22 95 (7.56%) Change Management
23 94 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
24 92 (7.32%) ERP
25 86 (6.85%) .NET
26 84 (6.69%) Retail
27 83 (6.61%) Data Analysis
27 83 (6.61%) MS Office
28 80 (6.37%) QA
29 74 (5.89%) Windows Server

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 34 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.75%) IIS
3 17 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.64%) CMS
6 8 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.64%) JBoss
6 8 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.40%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.40%) Apache
9 5 (0.40%) SAS
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 134 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 83 (6.61%) MS Office
3 27 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) Revit
7 2 (0.16%) ArchiCAD
7 2 (0.16%) GIMP
7 2 (0.16%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.16%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.080%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 31 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.39%) SAP FI
3 25 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.99%) Unit4 Business World
4 21 (1.67%) SAP CO
4 21 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
6 18 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (1.27%) SAP PS
8 14 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (1.11%) SAP FI-AP
8 14 (1.11%) SAP FI-AR
9 11 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
11 9 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
11 9 (0.72%) SAP BPC
11 9 (0.72%) SAP HCM
11 9 (0.72%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.67%) Office 365
3 16 (1.27%) IaaS
4 15 (1.19%) SaaS
5 13 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.16%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.080%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.080%) Boomi
10 1 (0.080%) Force.com
10 1 (0.080%) Heroku
10 1 (0.080%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.83%) DHCP
1 23 (1.83%) Firewall
1 23 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.67%) DNS
3 14 (1.11%) SAN
4 13 (1.04%) VoIP
4 13 (1.04%) Wireless
5 12 (0.96%) LAN
6 10 (0.80%) Intranet
6 10 (0.80%) WAN
7 8 (0.64%) VPN
8 7 (0.56%) Internet
8 7 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.48%) Broadband
9 6 (0.48%) VLAN
10 5 (0.40%) HTTP
10 5 (0.40%) MPLS
11 4 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.24%) Skype
12 3 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (2.71%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.43%) MySQL
10 18 (1.43%) SAP BW
11 17 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.04%) QlikView
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 9 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
17 8 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (2.63%) JIRA
2 24 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (1.75%) Selenium
4 13 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (0.96%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.72%) MSTest
8 7 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.48%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.32%) Subversion
11 2 (0.16%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.16%) JUnit
11 2 (0.16%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.16%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.080%) Ant
12 1 (0.080%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.080%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.080%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.080%) Toad
General
1 456 (36.31%) Finance
2 84 (6.69%) Retail
3 54 (4.30%) Legal
4 52 (4.14%) Law
5 48 (3.82%) Banking
6 34 (2.71%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.23%) Billing
8 27 (2.15%) Marketing
9 23 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.67%) Back Office
11 14 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.04%) Advertising
13 10 (0.80%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.56%) Local Government
16 6 (0.48%) Automotive
16 6 (0.48%) Games
17 5 (0.40%) Electronics
18 4 (0.32%) French Language
19 3 (0.24%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (6.85%) .NET
2 74 (5.89%) XML
3 50 (3.98%) Web Services
4 42 (3.34%) HTML
5 26 (2.07%) SOAP
6 23 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 23 (1.83%) CSS
6 23 (1.83%) REST
7 17 (1.35%) EDI
8 14 (1.11%) HTML5
9 13 (1.04%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.04%) EDIFACT
9 13 (1.04%) XSD
10 12 (0.96%) JSON
11 11 (0.88%) CSS3
12 10 (0.80%) jQuery
13 9 (0.72%) Ajax
13 9 (0.72%) Hibernate
13 9 (0.72%) MDX
14 8 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 168 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 27 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 26 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 21 (1.67%) User Experience
9 19 (1.51%) NHS
10 16 (1.27%) FMCG
10 16 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.19%) Learning Management System
12 14 (1.11%) iPad
13 11 (0.88%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.72%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.72%) Physics
15 8 (0.64%) Equities
16 7 (0.56%) Derivative
16 7 (0.56%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.11%) Windows
2 74 (5.89%) Windows Server
3 59 (4.70%) Linux
4 34 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (2.39%) Unix
6 24 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.19%) Solaris
10 12 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.88%) CentOS
12 7 (0.56%) Android
12 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.24%) VyOS
16 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (15.37%) Business Analysis
3 162 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
4 141 (11.23%) Project Management
5 120 (9.55%) SDLC
6 118 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 113 (9.00%) CRM
8 106 (8.44%) UML
9 105 (8.36%) ITIL
10 98 (7.80%) Waterfall
11 95 (7.56%) Change Management
12 94 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 92 (7.32%) ERP
14 83 (6.61%) Data Analysis
15 68 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (5.18%) PRINCE2
17 64 (5.10%) User Stories
18 63 (5.02%) Scrum
19 62 (4.94%) System Testing
20 60 (4.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 422 (33.60%) SQL
2 62 (4.94%) Java
3 53 (4.22%) C#
4 42 (3.34%) JavaScript
5 41 (3.26%) T-SQL
6 31 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 24 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 24 (1.91%) VB
8 21 (1.67%) PHP
9 20 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.51%) VBA
11 17 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.19%) Python
13 13 (1.04%) C
14 10 (0.80%) ABAP
14 10 (0.80%) C++
15 7 (0.56%) COBOL
15 7 (0.56%) JCL
15 7 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (10.35%) Degree
2 59 (4.70%) ISEB
3 32 (2.55%) ISTQB
4 24 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (1.51%) ACCA
6 15 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 12 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.88%) CCA
8 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.80%) CIMA
9 10 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.64%) CCNA
10 8 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.48%) MCSE
11 6 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.48%) PMP
12 4 (0.32%) MCITP
13 3 (0.24%) CITP
13 3 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.37%) QA
2 28 (2.23%) SLA
3 26 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 46 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.04%) vSphere
5 6 (0.48%) Firmware
6 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.24%) Cronacle
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.16%) Docker
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.080%) Snort
9 1 (0.080%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.080%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (1.91%) SCCM
2 16 (1.27%) Puppet
3 15 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.64%) Perfmon
5 7 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.32%) SCOM
9 3 (0.24%) Nagios
9 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.16%) AppManager
10 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.080%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.080%) OpenView
11 1 (0.080%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 192 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 131 (10.43%) Oracle
3 102 (8.12%) SAP
4 64 (5.10%) VMware
5 48 (3.82%) Cisco
6 47 (3.74%) Cognos
7 34 (2.71%) HP
8 29 (2.31%) Hyperion
9 26 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.75%) Dell
10 22 (1.75%) IBM
10 22 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
11 15 (1.19%) iManage
12 14 (1.11%) Citrix
12 14 (1.11%) Northgate
13 12 (0.96%) ServiceNow
14 11 (0.88%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.72%) NetApp
15 9 (0.72%) Tableau
16 8 (0.64%) Red Hat
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Fantastic Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + generous benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago