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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 320 331 268
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1005 872 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.80% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.84% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 887 728 1019
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +18 929 £41,250 +3.12% 98
London +31 343 £50,000 +5.26% 34
South East +17 201 £40,000 - 16
East of England +3 99 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West +9 86 £41,250 +10.00% 10
City of London +24 79 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Yorkshire -8 79 £40,000 - 9
Hampshire +6 74 £40,000 +11.11% 6
South West +14 64 £35,000 -4.76% 14
West Yorkshire +5 61 £40,000 -4.19% 7
Scotland +20 46 £42,713 +23.80% 6
Berkshire -1 45 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 44 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leeds -4 40 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Cheshire +16 38 £41,250 +10.00%
Warrington +32 35 £41,250 +14.58%
West Midlands -41 33 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Manchester -21 32 £38,750 -3.12% 8
East Midlands +40 30 £39,000 +9.85% 6
Portsmouth - 27 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +9 26 £46,500 +43.07% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Slough -1 23 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wiltshire +9 21 £35,500 -2.06% 2
Bedfordshire +10 19 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 19 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Surrey -20 19 £39,250 -1.87% 2
Wales +17 17 £35,750 +19.16% 2
Southampton +16 17 £32,500 - 3
Gloucestershire 0 17 £32,500 -30.10% 3

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 719 (34.72%) SQL
2 676 (32.64%) Finance
3 400 (19.31%) Business Analysis
4 332 (16.03%) Microsoft
5 313 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
6 305 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
7 298 (14.39%) Systems Analysis
8 292 (14.10%) SQL Server
9 279 (13.47%) MS Excel
10 263 (12.70%) ERP
11 243 (11.73%) Project Management
11 243 (11.73%) Oracle
12 221 (10.67%) Windows
13 219 (10.57%) UML
14 215 (10.38%) Degree
15 197 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 189 (9.13%) Retail
17 170 (8.21%) Management Information System
18 162 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
19 160 (7.73%) ITIL
20 154 (7.44%) Java
21 150 (7.24%) MS Office
22 145 (7.00%) Use Case
23 138 (6.66%) User Acceptance Testing
24 132 (6.37%) .NET
25 131 (6.33%) SAP
26 126 (6.08%) CRM
27 123 (5.94%) Data Analysis
27 123 (5.94%) XML
28 114 (5.50%) Banking

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 73 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 38 (1.83%) IIS
4 37 (1.79%) CMS
5 28 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (0.77%) Moodle
7 15 (0.72%) Lync
7 15 (0.72%) SAS
8 13 (0.63%) JBoss
8 13 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.53%) Apache
10 10 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.48%) NetWeaver
11 8 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.29%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 279 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 150 (7.24%) MS Office
3 81 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 62 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (1.64%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 42 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (1.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 41 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
4 39 (1.88%) SAP FI
4 39 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 39 (1.88%) SAP CO
5 36 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 36 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 33 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
8 27 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
9 25 (1.21%) SAP R/3
10 23 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
11 16 (0.77%) SAP SD
11 16 (0.77%) MFGPRO
12 15 (0.72%) Agresso
12 15 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
13 14 (0.68%) LatentZero
14 13 (0.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.34%) SaaS
2 7 (0.34%) Office 365
3 3 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.097%) Taleo
5 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 39 (1.88%) DNS
2 39 (1.88%) Firewall
3 35 (1.69%) VPN
4 28 (1.35%) LAN
5 27 (1.30%) VoIP
5 27 (1.30%) WAN
5 27 (1.30%) DHCP
6 25 (1.21%) SAN
6 25 (1.21%) SSH
7 20 (0.97%) FTP
8 19 (0.92%) Internet
8 19 (0.92%) Wireshark
9 18 (0.87%) VLAN
10 13 (0.63%) OpenVPN
10 13 (0.63%) DSL
10 13 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (0.63%) Intranet
11 11 (0.53%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 55 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
7 47 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (2.03%) MySQL
9 34 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.45%) Data Mining
10 30 (1.45%) MS Access
11 25 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (1.01%) SAP BW
14 14 (0.68%) QlikView
14 14 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 25 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 18 (0.87%) Toad
3 15 (0.72%) PeopleTools
4 14 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.43%) JIRA
6 7 (0.34%) JUnit
7 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.14%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.14%) Subversion
10 2 (0.097%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.097%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.097%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.097%) Selenium
10 2 (0.097%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.097%) ERwin
11 1 (0.048%) ProC
General
1 676 (32.64%) Finance
2 189 (9.13%) Retail
3 114 (5.50%) Banking
4 75 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 58 (2.80%) Legal
6 57 (2.75%) Law
7 53 (2.56%) Billing
8 50 (2.41%) Telecoms
9 43 (2.08%) Marketing
10 40 (1.93%) Back Office
11 39 (1.88%) Retail Banking
12 33 (1.59%) Front Office
13 28 (1.35%) Advertising
14 22 (1.06%) General Ledger
15 17 (0.82%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.48%) Publishing
17 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.24%) Automotive
18 5 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (6.37%) .NET
2 123 (5.94%) XML
3 87 (4.20%) HTML
4 55 (2.66%) CSS
5 44 (2.12%) Web Services
6 26 (1.26%) jQuery
7 19 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 19 (0.92%) LAMP
7 19 (0.92%) Ajax
8 15 (0.72%) EDI
9 13 (0.63%) XSLT
10 11 (0.53%) Hibernate
10 11 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (0.53%) Regular Expression
11 10 (0.48%) Middleware
12 9 (0.43%) Spring
12 9 (0.43%) Java EE
13 7 (0.34%) GWT
14 6 (0.29%) HTML5
14 6 (0.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 305 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 49 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 29 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 27 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 27 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.06%) Equities
7 22 (1.06%) User Experience
8 21 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 20 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (0.87%) E-Learning
11 18 (0.87%) Statistics
12 17 (0.82%) Data Conversion
13 16 (0.77%) EPoS
14 15 (0.72%) Blackberry
14 15 (0.72%) Data Integration
14 15 (0.72%) Learning Management System
14 15 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 221 (10.67%) Windows
2 106 (5.12%) Linux
3 79 (3.81%) UNIX
4 64 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (2.46%) Windows 7
6 27 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 23 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.58%) CentOS
11 12 (0.58%) Android
12 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.24%) AIX
13 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.14%) Solaris
16 2 (0.097%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (19.31%) Business Analysis
2 313 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (14.39%) Systems Analysis
4 263 (12.70%) ERP
5 243 (11.73%) Project Management
6 219 (10.57%) UML
7 197 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 162 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
9 160 (7.73%) ITIL
10 145 (7.00%) Use Case
11 138 (6.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 126 (6.08%) CRM
13 123 (5.94%) Data Analysis
14 108 (5.21%) PRINCE2
15 104 (5.02%) Data Modelling
16 83 (4.01%) E-Commerce
17 81 (3.91%) Service Delivery
17 81 (3.91%) Change Management
18 80 (3.86%) Scrum
19 75 (3.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 719 (34.72%) SQL
2 154 (7.44%) Java
3 88 (4.25%) T-SQL
4 68 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 64 (3.09%) C#
6 63 (3.04%) VBA
7 54 (2.61%) PHP
8 49 (2.37%) PL/SQL
9 48 (2.32%) VB
10 31 (1.50%) C++
11 28 (1.35%) ABAP
12 24 (1.16%) C
13 22 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 20 (0.97%) Perl
15 18 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 17 (0.82%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.58%) Python
19 11 (0.53%) sed
20 9 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 215 (10.38%) Degree
2 85 (4.10%) ISEB
3 76 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 58 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.97%) CCA
8 16 (0.77%) MCSE
9 14 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 11 (0.53%) ACCA
11 11 (0.53%) CIMA
11 11 (0.53%) CCNA
11 11 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.48%) CISSP
12 10 (0.48%) MCSA
12 10 (0.48%) PhD
12 10 (0.48%) CISMP
12 10 (0.48%) CISM
13 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.51%) QA
2 43 (2.08%) SLA
3 17 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.48%) FATCA
6 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.097%) COBIT
8 2 (0.097%) GAMP
8 2 (0.097%) EMIR
8 2 (0.097%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.048%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.048%) GxP
System Software
1 84 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.59%) XenApp
4 19 (0.92%) vSphere
5 14 (0.68%) XenServer
6 13 (0.63%) Postfix
7 12 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.53%) Shibboleth
9 9 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.097%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.097%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.097%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.048%) Squid
11 1 (0.048%) NFS
11 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.048%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (0.97%) SCCM
2 11 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.39%) SCOM
4 7 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.14%) WSUS
6 2 (0.097%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.097%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.097%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.097%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.097%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.048%) Ansible
7 1 (0.048%) nmon
7 1 (0.048%) Nagios
7 1 (0.048%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.048%) Puppet
7 1 (0.048%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 332 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 243 (11.73%) Oracle
3 131 (6.33%) SAP
4 95 (4.59%) VMware
5 68 (3.28%) Citrix
6 55 (2.66%) Cognos
7 51 (2.46%) Cisco
8 39 (1.88%) Business Objects
9 28 (1.35%) HP
9 28 (1.35%) CODA
9 28 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
11 22 (1.06%) thinkFolio
12 21 (1.01%) webMethods
13 19 (0.92%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.92%) Siebel
14 18 (0.87%) Northgate
15 17 (0.82%) IBM
16 15 (0.72%) Sage
16 15 (0.72%) QAD
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