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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 418 378 312
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 651 869 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.79% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.82% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 564 761 917
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -45 611 £42,500 +6.25% 56
London -21 209 £47,500 - 13
South East +13 107 £43,500 +10.12% 13
Yorkshire -13 61 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West -7 52 £36,250 -3.33% 5
East Midlands +28 50 £41,000 +17.14% 3
West Yorkshire -6 47 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England -35 47 £47,500 +11.76% 6
City of London +19 44 £50,000 +8.10% 4
West Midlands +11 41 £41,250 -0.60% 5
South West -21 35 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Nottinghamshire +28 27 £38,000 +8.57%
Manchester -11 25 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bradford -3 23 £50,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -1 22 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Berkshire +28 21 £58,750 +46.87% 3
Surrey +18 19 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Nottingham +12 18 £33,000 -5.71%
Buckinghamshire -5 17 £42,500 -
Scotland +11 16 £38,750 -9.72%
Hampshire +4 15 £38,000 -4.40% 4
West Sussex +11 14 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Leicester +1 14 £41,000 +2.50%
Leicestershire -1 14 £41,000 +2.50%
Leeds -18 14 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 13 £40,000 +5.08%
Cheshire +26 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Coventry +9 12 £40,500 +15.71% 3
Bristol -3 11 £37,500 -7.40% 5
Redhill +26 10 £42,500 -7.10% 1

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 496 (34.88%) Finance
2 444 (31.22%) SQL
3 334 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 237 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 201 (14.14%) SQL Server
7 194 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
8 191 (13.43%) MS Excel
9 178 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
10 176 (12.38%) Project Management
11 156 (10.97%) SDLC
12 154 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 144 (10.13%) CRM
14 141 (9.92%) Degree
15 137 (9.63%) Management Information System
16 136 (9.56%) ERP
17 134 (9.42%) Oracle
18 130 (9.14%) MS Office
19 120 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
20 118 (8.30%) .NET
20 118 (8.30%) Windows
21 115 (8.09%) SAP
22 111 (7.81%) ITIL
22 111 (7.81%) UML
23 105 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
24 98 (6.89%) Waterfall
25 96 (6.75%) XML
26 92 (6.47%) Scrum
27 90 (6.33%) Change Management
28 89 (6.26%) QA

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 58 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.34%) WebSphere
3 18 (1.27%) CMS
4 14 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 13 (0.91%) IIS
6 12 (0.84%) SAS
7 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.35%) Confluence
10 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.28%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.28%) Apache
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.14%) nginx
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.14%) Xceptor
Applications
1 191 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 130 (9.14%) MS Office
3 47 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.49%) MS Project
6 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) Revit
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.14%) ArchiCAD
8 2 (0.14%) GIMP
8 2 (0.14%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.14%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.070%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 39 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (2.60%) Cognos TM1
3 33 (2.32%) Dynamics AX
4 31 (2.18%) SAP FI
5 25 (1.76%) SAP CO
5 25 (1.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 23 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (1.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 18 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (1.13%) Cognos Controller
9 16 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (1.05%) Northgate Housing
10 15 (1.05%) SAP PS
11 14 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 13 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
13 12 (0.84%) Magento
13 12 (0.84%) OPENHousing
14 11 (0.77%) Infor M3
14 11 (0.77%) SAP FI-AP
14 11 (0.77%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.05%) Office 365
3 14 (0.98%) SaaS
4 13 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.63%) IaaS
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.21%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.14%) Force.com
10 2 (0.14%) Taleo
11 1 (0.070%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.070%) Heroku
11 1 (0.070%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.18%) Firewall
3 30 (2.11%) DNS
4 27 (1.90%) DHCP
4 27 (1.90%) Wireless
5 25 (1.76%) VPN
6 20 (1.41%) Internet
7 19 (1.34%) Ethernet
7 19 (1.34%) RS-232
7 19 (1.34%) RS-485
7 19 (1.34%) SAN
8 18 (1.27%) NFC
9 15 (1.05%) Intranet
9 15 (1.05%) WAN
10 14 (0.98%) LAN
11 12 (0.84%) FTP
12 8 (0.56%) VoIP
13 7 (0.49%) LDAP
13 7 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
6 35 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
7 31 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.27%) MySQL
10 18 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.20%) SAP BW
12 16 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 13 (0.91%) MS Access
13 13 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
13 13 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.77%) GIS
14 11 (0.77%) QlikView
15 10 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 47 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (2.95%) JIRA
3 34 (2.39%) Selenium
4 16 (1.13%) SoapUI
5 15 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.98%) MSTest
6 14 (0.98%) Subversion
7 10 (0.70%) Rational Rose
8 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.28%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.14%) Ant
11 2 (0.14%) Toad
11 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.070%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.070%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.070%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.070%) Oracle APEX
General
1 496 (34.88%) Finance
2 81 (5.70%) Retail
3 48 (3.38%) Banking
4 46 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.81%) Legal
5 40 (2.81%) Marketing
6 32 (2.25%) Law
7 29 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.62%) Billing
9 18 (1.27%) French Language
10 15 (1.05%) Back Office
11 13 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.77%) Advertising
13 9 (0.63%) Local Government
14 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.42%) Automotive
16 5 (0.35%) Electronics
16 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.35%) Front Office
16 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (8.30%) .NET
2 96 (6.75%) XML
3 51 (3.59%) Web Services
4 49 (3.45%) HTML
5 30 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 28 (1.97%) CSS
7 20 (1.41%) XSD
8 17 (1.20%) EDI
9 14 (0.98%) JSON
10 13 (0.91%) MDX
10 13 (0.91%) SOAP
11 12 (0.84%) XML Schema
12 10 (0.70%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.70%) WCF
12 10 (0.70%) WSDL
13 9 (0.63%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.63%) Middleware
13 9 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.56%) HTML5
14 8 (0.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 178 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (9.63%) Management Information System
3 41 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 38 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 31 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 28 (1.97%) Driving Licence
6 28 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 25 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 24 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 24 (1.69%) User Experience
9 23 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.48%) Learning Management System
11 19 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (0.98%) FMCG
13 13 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.84%) NHS
15 9 (0.63%) AS400
16 8 (0.56%) iPad
17 7 (0.49%) Physics
18 6 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (8.30%) Windows
2 61 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 59 (4.15%) Linux
4 40 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (2.18%) Unix
6 26 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.41%) CentOS
9 18 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.20%) Solaris
11 15 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.35%) Android
14 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.21%) VyOS
16 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 194 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
4 176 (12.38%) Project Management
5 156 (10.97%) SDLC
6 154 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 144 (10.13%) CRM
8 136 (9.56%) ERP
9 120 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 111 (7.81%) ITIL
10 111 (7.81%) UML
11 105 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 98 (6.89%) Waterfall
13 92 (6.47%) Scrum
14 90 (6.33%) Change Management
15 79 (5.56%) System Testing
16 77 (5.41%) Data Analysis
17 74 (5.20%) PRINCE2
18 70 (4.92%) Test Scripting
18 70 (4.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 444 (31.22%) SQL
2 64 (4.50%) C#
3 58 (4.08%) Java
4 43 (3.02%) PL/SQL
5 42 (2.95%) T-SQL
6 34 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 30 (2.11%) VBA
8 29 (2.04%) VB
9 21 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 18 (1.27%) PHP
11 17 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.13%) ABAP
13 14 (0.98%) Python
14 13 (0.91%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.84%) C++
16 10 (0.70%) C
17 6 (0.42%) RPG
17 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.35%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 141 (9.92%) Degree
2 62 (4.36%) ISEB
3 39 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 32 (2.25%) ACCA
5 31 (2.18%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.62%) CIMA
8 19 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.77%) MCSE
11 10 (0.70%) AAT
11 10 (0.70%) CCA
12 9 (0.63%) CCNA
12 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.42%) HNC
14 6 (0.42%) HND
14 6 (0.42%) MCITP
14 6 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.26%) QA
2 17 (1.20%) SLA
3 13 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.070%) HL7
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (4.99%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.05%) Firmware
4 15 (1.05%) vSphere
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.14%) iptables
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.070%) Snort
10 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (1.55%) SCCM
2 14 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.63%) Puppet
4 9 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
5 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (0.49%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.42%) Perfmon
7 6 (0.42%) WSUS
8 4 (0.28%) Nagios
9 2 (0.14%) AppManager
9 2 (0.14%) Graphite
9 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.14%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.070%) Ansible
10 1 (0.070%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.070%) Oozie
10 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 262 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.42%) Oracle
3 115 (8.09%) SAP
4 68 (4.78%) Cognos
4 68 (4.78%) VMware
5 35 (2.46%) HP
6 34 (2.39%) Cisco
7 26 (1.83%) IBM
8 24 (1.69%) Hyperion
9 22 (1.55%) Citrix
9 22 (1.55%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.48%) JD Edwards
10 21 (1.48%) Northgate
11 19 (1.34%) Adobe
11 19 (1.34%) Sage
12 18 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.13%) Google
14 15 (1.05%) Dell
15 13 (0.91%) ATG
15 13 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Ebury
Salary: £36502.00 - £44057.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-60k+
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Andover, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Blackburn, Lancashire
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Central London / West End
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City, London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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Salary: £33000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Hertfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
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Kent
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