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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 299 292 332
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1038 1128 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.98% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 899 996 758
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +3 970 £40,250 -5.29% 104
London -35 332 £50,000 +6.38% 35
South East +20 189 £40,000 -11.11% 22
East of England +71 128 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Yorkshire +69 109 £40,000 +14.28% 15
West Yorkshire +69 89 £40,000 +14.28% 9
North West +5 88 £40,000 - 9
Leeds +62 71 £37,500 -6.25% 6
City of London -3 65 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Hertfordshire +32 60 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire +30 57 £36,500 -8.75% 1
South West -15 52 £40,000 - 8
Surrey +53 51 £47,500 -9.52% 5
East Midlands -7 47 £46,000 +31.42% 4
Scotland +4 46 £45,000 +8.43% 10
Cheshire +12 42 £40,000 -
West Midlands -33 39 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Essex +28 37 £38,000 -27.61% 2
Warrington +18 36 £41,250 +3.12%
Buckinghamshire +6 36 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 31 £46,250 +41.66% 4
Nottingham +9 30 £46,500 +42.43% 4
Milton Keynes -12 26 £43,500 +8.75%
Manchester +8 25 £38,000 +10.14% 5
Edinburgh +6 24 £49,000 +15.29% 5
Bedfordshire +16 23 £40,000 +8.10%
North Yorkshire +24 19 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Watford +26 18 £40,000 +100.00%
Cambridgeshire +21 18 £39,250 +23.23% 1
South Yorkshire +3 18 £33,250 -5.00% 3

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 842 (40.77%) Finance
2 717 (34.72%) SQL
3 425 (20.58%) Microsoft
4 368 (17.82%) Systems Analysis
5 347 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
6 325 (15.74%) SQL Server
7 323 (15.64%) MS Excel
8 309 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
9 292 (14.14%) Oracle
10 284 (13.75%) Business Analysis
11 261 (12.64%) Project Management
12 243 (11.77%) Windows
13 226 (10.94%) ERP
14 204 (9.88%) Degree
15 193 (9.35%) UML
16 188 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
17 181 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 176 (8.52%) SDLC
19 175 (8.47%) .NET
20 167 (8.09%) MS Office
21 165 (7.99%) Management Information System
22 154 (7.46%) Retail
23 149 (7.22%) SAP
24 146 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
25 144 (6.97%) Waterfall
26 128 (6.20%) Security Cleared
27 127 (6.15%) VMware
28 125 (6.05%) Data Modelling
29 124 (6.00%) ITIL
30 117 (5.67%) CRM

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 80 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (1.74%) IIS
5 21 (1.02%) SAS
6 18 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.68%) Lync
9 13 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.48%) CMS
11 10 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.48%) JBoss
11 10 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 4 (0.19%) Gentran
Applications
1 323 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 167 (8.09%) MS Office
3 100 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.69%) MS Project
4 35 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 79 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 60 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 59 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
4 50 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
5 49 (2.37%) Oracle HRMS
6 48 (2.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 42 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
8 23 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (0.92%) Oracle Payroll
9 19 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
11 12 (0.58%) Cognos Planning
12 11 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.48%) Primavera
13 10 (0.48%) SAP PP
14 9 (0.44%) SAP FI
14 9 (0.44%) Agresso
14 9 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.26%) SaaS
3 25 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.16%) Office 365
5 5 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.19%) PaaS
6 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.097%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.048%) IaaS
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.048%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.048%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.048%) Veeva
8 1 (0.048%) Taleo
8 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.89%) SAN
2 38 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.55%) DNS
4 31 (1.50%) LAN
5 29 (1.40%) Firewall
6 28 (1.36%) Intranet
7 27 (1.31%) WAN
8 24 (1.16%) Internet
9 20 (0.97%) DHCP
10 16 (0.77%) Wireless
11 13 (0.63%) WLAN
11 13 (0.63%) Network Security
12 10 (0.48%) Broadband
13 9 (0.44%) IP Telephony
14 8 (0.39%) VPN
15 7 (0.34%) ATM
16 6 (0.29%) VLAN
16 6 (0.29%) VoIP
16 6 (0.29%) MPLS
16 6 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 47 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
6 44 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 36 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (0.97%) MS Access
12 20 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
14 17 (0.82%) QlikView
15 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.77%) SAP BW
15 16 (0.77%) SQLPlus
15 16 (0.77%) SAP BI
16 14 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.87%) PeopleTools
4 17 (0.82%) Toad
5 14 (0.68%) JIRA
6 9 (0.44%) JUnit
6 9 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.34%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.29%) Rational Rose
9 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.15%) Maven
10 3 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.097%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.097%) Subversion
11 2 (0.097%) Ant
12 1 (0.048%) MSI
12 1 (0.048%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.048%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 842 (40.77%) Finance
2 154 (7.46%) Retail
3 93 (4.50%) Banking
4 64 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 49 (2.37%) Law
6 43 (2.08%) Marketing
6 43 (2.08%) Billing
7 41 (1.99%) Front Office
8 39 (1.89%) Advertising
9 37 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.65%) Legal
11 23 (1.11%) General Ledger
11 23 (1.11%) Back Office
12 15 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.53%) Automotive
14 8 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.34%) Publishing
15 7 (0.34%) Military
16 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (8.47%) .NET
2 99 (4.79%) XML
3 66 (3.20%) HTML
4 53 (2.57%) Web Services
5 40 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 33 (1.60%) Middleware
7 27 (1.31%) CSS
8 19 (0.92%) jQuery
9 16 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 16 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
9 16 (0.77%) RESTful
10 15 (0.73%) EDI
11 13 (0.63%) SOAP
12 12 (0.58%) Ajax
12 12 (0.58%) Hibernate
12 12 (0.58%) Spring
13 11 (0.53%) XSLT
13 11 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (0.48%) WSDL
15 9 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 347 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (7.99%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 41 (1.99%) Mathematics
5 34 (1.65%) EPoS
6 27 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 26 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.21%) User Experience
8 25 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
8 25 (1.21%) Physics
9 24 (1.16%) Fixed Income
10 23 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.11%) Data Integration
11 22 (1.07%) Data Conversion
12 21 (1.02%) Derivative
12 21 (1.02%) FMCG
13 20 (0.97%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.73%) Mainframe
14 15 (0.73%) Replication
14 15 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 243 (11.77%) Windows
2 104 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (3.58%) Linux
4 63 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 36 (1.74%) UNIX
7 31 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.44%) Solaris
12 5 (0.24%) SUSE
12 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.19%) Android
13 4 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.097%) CentOS
14 2 (0.097%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.097%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.097%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (17.82%) Systems Analysis
2 309 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (13.75%) Business Analysis
4 261 (12.64%) Project Management
5 226 (10.94%) ERP
6 193 (9.35%) UML
7 188 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
8 181 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 176 (8.52%) SDLC
10 146 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 144 (6.97%) Waterfall
12 125 (6.05%) Data Modelling
13 124 (6.00%) ITIL
14 117 (5.67%) CRM
15 106 (5.13%) Workflow
16 105 (5.08%) Use Case
17 101 (4.89%) PRINCE2
18 88 (4.26%) System Testing
19 86 (4.16%) Test Scripting
20 85 (4.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 717 (34.72%) SQL
2 99 (4.79%) Java
3 73 (3.54%) VBA
4 62 (3.00%) T-SQL
5 60 (2.91%) C#
5 60 (2.91%) PowerShell
6 53 (2.57%) PL/SQL
6 53 (2.57%) VB
7 42 (2.03%) VB.NET
8 39 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.45%) Perl
10 23 (1.11%) Python
10 23 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 17 (0.82%) C++
12 15 (0.73%) C
13 13 (0.63%) ABAP
14 10 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.39%) COBOL
16 7 (0.34%) VBScript
17 6 (0.29%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 204 (9.88%) Degree
2 128 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 90 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 72 (3.49%) ISEB
5 70 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.97%) CIMA
8 17 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.82%) MCSE
9 16 (0.77%) SAP Certification
10 14 (0.68%) ACCA
11 13 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.63%) CCA
12 12 (0.58%) CCNA
13 11 (0.53%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.48%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.44%) PMP
16 8 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
17 7 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.41%) QA
2 39 (1.89%) SLA
3 11 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.15%) GAMP
5 3 (0.15%) EMIR
5 3 (0.15%) MiFID
5 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.097%) COBIT
6 2 (0.097%) GAAP
7 1 (0.048%) FATCA
7 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 106 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.62%) XenApp
4 47 (2.28%) vSphere
5 8 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.097%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.048%) Firmware
10 1 (0.048%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.048%) UAG
10 1 (0.048%) Xen
10 1 (0.048%) XenServer
10 1 (0.048%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 71 (3.44%) SCCM
2 38 (1.84%) SCOM
3 10 (0.48%) SCOrch
4 8 (0.39%) Puppet
5 7 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.19%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.097%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.097%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.097%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.048%) WSUS
9 1 (0.048%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.048%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 425 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 292 (14.14%) Oracle
3 149 (7.22%) SAP
4 127 (6.15%) VMware
5 81 (3.92%) Citrix
6 43 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 34 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
8 31 (1.50%) Cognos
9 29 (1.40%) Cisco
10 26 (1.26%) Sun
11 25 (1.21%) HP
11 25 (1.21%) Sage
12 23 (1.11%) JD Edwards
13 22 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 21 (1.02%) Hyperion
15 20 (0.97%) Siebel
16 17 (0.82%) Northgate
17 16 (0.77%) IBM
17 16 (0.77%) NetApp
17 16 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
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