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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 308 291 317
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1031 1147 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.03% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1001 771
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 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
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 £67,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -17 952 £41,500 -2.35% 99
London -38 353 £50,000 +5.26% 32
South East -37 182 £41,750 -7.22% 12
East of England +72 119 £41,000 -3.52% 8
Yorkshire +70 118 £40,000 +8.10% 6
West Yorkshire +74 99 £40,000 - 6
Leeds +66 81 £40,000 -11.11% 3
City of London -33 73 £50,000 -2.91% 6
North West -39 59 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Surrey 0 55 £42,500 -19.04%
Scotland -8 55 £42,926 +7.31% 6
Essex +29 50 £37,500 -28.57% 1
South West +1 50 £40,000 +19.35% 11
East Midlands -7 43 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Hertfordshire +24 42 £48,500 +7.77% 3
Manchester +10 31 £44,500 +23.61% 3
West Midlands -35 30 £37,500 +4.16% 6
Berkshire -44 29 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North Yorkshire - 29 £40,000 -
Harrogate - 29 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 28 £43,500 +26.08% 2
Hampshire 0 28 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Edinburgh -27 28 £49,000 +19.51% 5
Rickmansworth - 24 £46,250 -
Milton Keynes +1 23 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Cheshire -13 21 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 19 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottingham +2 19 £35,000 - 2
Wales +4 18 £37,625 +25.41% 1
Cambridgeshire +24 17 £40,000 +25.58% 3

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 879 (42.24%) Finance
2 679 (32.63%) SQL
3 449 (21.58%) Microsoft
4 380 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
5 378 (18.16%) Analytical Skills
6 354 (17.01%) SQL Server
7 331 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 327 (15.71%) Systems Analysis
9 270 (12.97%) Business Analysis
10 249 (11.97%) Oracle
11 237 (11.39%) Degree
12 236 (11.34%) Project Management
13 233 (11.20%) Windows
14 210 (10.09%) MS Office
15 197 (9.47%) .NET
16 196 (9.42%) SDLC
17 195 (9.37%) UML
18 192 (9.23%) ERP
18 192 (9.23%) Management Information System
19 183 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 166 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
21 153 (7.35%) Waterfall
21 153 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
22 144 (6.92%) VMware
23 130 (6.25%) Active Directory
24 128 (6.15%) SAP
25 126 (6.05%) Data Modelling
26 125 (6.01%) Use Case
27 122 (5.86%) MS Visio
28 121 (5.81%) Retail

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 73 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (1.49%) IIS
5 16 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (0.53%) SAS
6 11 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (0.48%) Lync
8 8 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.38%) JBoss
9 6 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.24%) Apache
11 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 4 (0.19%) Confluence
11 4 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 331 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 210 (10.09%) MS Office
3 122 (5.86%) MS Visio
4 45 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (1.73%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
4 30 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
5 29 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 23 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
8 17 (0.82%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.62%) Tesseract
9 13 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
9 13 (0.62%) Infor CRM
10 11 (0.53%) Summit
10 11 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.53%) SAP PP
10 11 (0.53%) Northgate Housing
10 11 (0.53%) thinkFolio
11 10 (0.48%) Cognos Controller
12 9 (0.43%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.83%) SaaS
2 30 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.30%) Office 365
4 25 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.24%) Lucidchart
7 4 (0.19%) PaaS
7 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.096%) Taleo
10 1 (0.048%) Veeva
10 1 (0.048%) IaaS
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.048%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 51 (2.45%) DNS
3 47 (2.26%) WAN
4 42 (2.02%) SAN
5 33 (1.59%) DHCP
6 31 (1.49%) Firewall
6 31 (1.49%) LAN
6 31 (1.49%) Internet
7 26 (1.25%) Intranet
8 25 (1.20%) VLAN
9 20 (0.96%) Wireless
10 13 (0.62%) MPLS
10 13 (0.62%) OSPF
10 13 (0.62%) BGP
10 13 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (0.62%) Wireshark
10 13 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (0.62%) Network Security
11 12 (0.58%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 99 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
6 62 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (2.55%) Oracle Database
8 51 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
9 41 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 20 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (0.91%) QlikView
15 17 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (0.67%) MySQL
17 13 (0.62%) MS Access
17 13 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 15 (0.72%) Toad
3 15 (0.72%) JIRA
4 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.38%) Axure RP
4 8 (0.38%) PeopleTools
4 8 (0.38%) JUnit
5 6 (0.29%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.14%) Maven
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.096%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.096%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.096%) Ant
8 2 (0.096%) Subversion
9 1 (0.048%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.048%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.048%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.048%) TestDirector
General
1 879 (42.24%) Finance
2 121 (5.81%) Retail
3 89 (4.28%) Banking
4 62 (2.98%) Manufacturing
5 54 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.26%) Law
7 45 (2.16%) Front Office
8 37 (1.78%) Marketing
9 32 (1.54%) Legal
10 30 (1.44%) Billing
11 26 (1.25%) Back Office
12 24 (1.15%) Advertising
13 20 (0.96%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.77%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.38%) Automotive
16 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.34%) Games
17 6 (0.29%) Publishing
17 6 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.19%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (9.47%) .NET
2 108 (5.19%) XML
3 64 (3.08%) HTML
4 59 (2.84%) Web Services
5 38 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 35 (1.68%) Middleware
7 30 (1.44%) CSS
8 19 (0.91%) SOAP
8 19 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (0.67%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.67%) RESTful
9 14 (0.67%) EDI
10 13 (0.62%) JSON
10 13 (0.62%) jQuery
11 12 (0.58%) REST
12 11 (0.53%) Spring
12 11 (0.53%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.48%) XSD
14 9 (0.43%) WSDL
14 9 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 378 (18.16%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 98 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 37 (1.78%) Mathematics
5 31 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 31 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.35%) Data Conversion
7 27 (1.30%) User Experience
8 25 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 25 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 24 (1.15%) EPoS
10 23 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 23 (1.11%) Physics
11 21 (1.01%) Derivative
12 19 (0.91%) FMCG
12 19 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
13 18 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 17 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 16 (0.77%) AS400
16 15 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 233 (11.20%) Windows
2 109 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (3.56%) Linux
4 66 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (2.64%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.68%) UNIX
7 33 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.29%) CentOS
13 5 (0.24%) Solaris
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.19%) Android
14 4 (0.19%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.096%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.096%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (15.71%) Systems Analysis
3 270 (12.97%) Business Analysis
4 236 (11.34%) Project Management
5 196 (9.42%) SDLC
6 195 (9.37%) UML
7 192 (9.23%) ERP
8 183 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 166 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
10 153 (7.35%) Waterfall
10 153 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 126 (6.05%) Data Modelling
12 125 (6.01%) Use Case
13 120 (5.77%) CRM
14 118 (5.67%) ITIL
15 105 (5.05%) Change Management
16 101 (4.85%) Scrum
17 94 (4.52%) User Stories
18 92 (4.42%) PRINCE2
19 75 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 679 (32.63%) SQL
2 118 (5.67%) Java
3 65 (3.12%) VBA
4 63 (3.03%) C#
5 62 (2.98%) T-SQL
6 54 (2.59%) PL/SQL
7 51 (2.45%) PowerShell
7 51 (2.45%) VB
8 42 (2.02%) JavaScript
9 37 (1.78%) VB.NET
10 27 (1.30%) Perl
11 21 (1.01%) Python
12 18 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.82%) PHP
14 11 (0.53%) C++
14 11 (0.53%) ABAP
15 9 (0.43%) C
16 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.38%) Uniface
17 7 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 237 (11.39%) Degree
2 80 (3.84%) ISEB
2 80 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (1.44%) CIMA
7 24 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.11%) CCNA
9 22 (1.06%) ACCA
10 19 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.91%) MCSE
11 18 (0.86%) MCP
12 13 (0.62%) CCA
12 13 (0.62%) CBAP
13 12 (0.58%) PMP
13 12 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.48%) SAP Certification
15 10 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.47%) QA
2 37 (1.78%) SLA
3 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.14%) MiFID
6 2 (0.096%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.096%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.096%) EMIR
7 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.048%) Basel III
System Software
1 130 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 79 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.07%) vSphere
4 39 (1.87%) XenApp
5 11 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.19%) Xen
7 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.096%) qmail
9 2 (0.096%) Postfix
9 2 (0.096%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.096%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.096%) KVM
9 2 (0.096%) Firmware
9 2 (0.096%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.048%) UAG
10 1 (0.048%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (2.98%) SCCM
2 30 (1.44%) SCOM
3 7 (0.34%) Puppet
4 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.24%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.19%) Nagios
5 4 (0.19%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.096%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.096%) Opsview
8 1 (0.048%) Control-M
8 1 (0.048%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 449 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 249 (11.97%) Oracle
3 144 (6.92%) VMware
4 128 (6.15%) SAP
5 72 (3.46%) Citrix
6 41 (1.97%) Cisco
7 37 (1.78%) Cognos
8 33 (1.59%) HP
9 31 (1.49%) Sage
10 28 (1.35%) Sun
11 25 (1.20%) Hyperion
12 23 (1.11%) IBM
12 23 (1.11%) NetApp
12 23 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
13 22 (1.06%) Northgate
14 19 (0.91%) JD Edwards
15 16 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.77%) Red Hat
16 15 (0.72%) Reuters
17 13 (0.62%) Sybase
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