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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 288 312 284
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1066 894 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.84% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 912 774 938
Average salary £42,425 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 19 September 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 September 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 +25 982 £42,500 +6.25% 120
London +61 419 £47,500 +2.15% 42
South East -5 244 £40,000 -5.88% 22
City of London +41 134 £51,500 +3.00% 10
North West +37 86 £40,000 +26.98% 8
Yorkshire -25 76 £36,750 -8.12% 19
Scotland +15 62 £40,500 +37.28% 6
Berkshire +31 61 £45,000 -4.25% 5
Surrey +41 56 £42,500 +9.67% 1
West Midlands -32 50 £35,426 -1.59% 11
West Yorkshire -27 49 £37,500 +5.63% 12
Edinburgh +17 46 £40,750 +48.18% 3
East of England -71 46 £37,500 -5.06% 11
Cheshire +19 35 £41,250 +52.77% 1
Leeds -30 35 £45,000 +21.62% 7
South West -18 33 £32,500 -16.12% 4
Reading +16 32 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Warrington +13 31 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Hampshire -71 31 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Oxfordshire +5 28 £45,000 +12.50%
East Sussex -4 27 £28,000 -34.11% 2
Manchester +8 25 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Brighton -7 25 £28,000 -34.11% 1
Guildford - 23 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire +6 22 £34,000 +47.82% 4
Oxford +7 21 £45,000 +9.75%
East Midlands +1 20 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 19 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Lancashire +16 18 £40,000 +48.14%
Bristol +3 18 £45,000 +32.35% 2

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 861 (38.37%) SQL
2 793 (35.34%) Finance
3 389 (17.34%) Business Analysis
4 376 (16.76%) SQL Server
5 327 (14.57%) Microsoft
6 318 (14.17%) Systems Analysis
7 308 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
8 304 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
9 301 (13.41%) Project Management
10 292 (13.01%) Oracle
11 282 (12.57%) Degree
12 272 (12.12%) MS Excel
13 242 (10.78%) UML
14 239 (10.65%) Windows
15 230 (10.25%) ERP
16 190 (8.47%) .NET
17 187 (8.33%) ITIL
18 186 (8.29%) Java
19 184 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 172 (7.66%) MS Office
20 172 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
21 165 (7.35%) CRM
22 155 (6.91%) Retail
23 153 (6.82%) Management Information System
24 150 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
25 142 (6.33%) XML
26 137 (6.11%) PRINCE2
27 127 (5.66%) Data Analysis
28 124 (5.53%) Use Case
29 123 (5.48%) SAP

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 95 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.45%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.05%) IIS
4 28 (1.25%) CMS
5 18 (0.80%) Moodle
6 17 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.58%) Lync
9 13 (0.58%) Apache
10 10 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.27%) WorkSite
13 6 (0.27%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.22%) SAS
14 5 (0.22%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 272 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 172 (7.66%) MS Office
3 79 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (1.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.089%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.045%) Revit
7 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.045%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 47 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
4 39 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
5 36 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
7 27 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (1.07%) MFGPRO
9 23 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
9 23 (1.02%) SAP CO
9 23 (1.02%) SAP FI
9 23 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
9 23 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
10 22 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
12 14 (0.62%) Sentinel
13 12 (0.53%) LatentZero
13 12 (0.53%) Markit EDM
13 12 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.27%) Office 365
4 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.18%) SaaS
5 4 (0.18%) Taleo
6 1 (0.045%) PaaS
6 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.045%) IaaS
6 1 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.96%) DNS
2 43 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.47%) LAN
4 32 (1.43%) DHCP
5 31 (1.38%) VPN
6 29 (1.29%) WAN
6 29 (1.29%) SAN
7 26 (1.16%) SSH
8 24 (1.07%) Internet
9 23 (1.02%) Firewall
9 23 (1.02%) FTP
10 18 (0.80%) LDAP
11 17 (0.76%) VLAN
12 16 (0.71%) VoIP
13 15 (0.67%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.49%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (0.49%) OpenVPN
14 11 (0.49%) DSL
15 9 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 102 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 76 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
6 70 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
9 42 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 39 (1.74%) Data Mining
11 38 (1.69%) MySQL
12 36 (1.60%) MS Access
13 33 (1.47%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (0.89%) SAP BW
18 19 (0.85%) QlikView
19 11 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
20 10 (0.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 24 (1.07%) Toad
2 21 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.62%) JIRA
4 13 (0.58%) Subversion
5 12 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 9 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.27%) JUnit
8 6 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.18%) WebSpeed
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.13%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.13%) Aptana Studio
11 2 (0.089%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.089%) PeopleTools
11 2 (0.089%) Introscope
11 2 (0.089%) CruiseControl
General
1 793 (35.34%) Finance
2 155 (6.91%) Retail
3 89 (3.97%) Banking
4 80 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 53 (2.36%) Legal
6 50 (2.23%) Law
7 40 (1.78%) General Ledger
8 39 (1.74%) Front Office
9 38 (1.69%) Back Office
10 33 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 32 (1.43%) Marketing
12 27 (1.20%) Advertising
13 26 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 24 (1.07%) Billing
15 23 (1.02%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.40%) Publishing
18 7 (0.31%) Games
18 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (8.47%) .NET
2 142 (6.33%) XML
3 117 (5.21%) HTML
4 76 (3.39%) CSS
5 66 (2.94%) Web Services
6 40 (1.78%) jQuery
7 34 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 21 (0.94%) Ajax
9 20 (0.89%) Middleware
10 19 (0.85%) EDI
11 17 (0.76%) LAMP
12 15 (0.67%) Regular Expression
13 13 (0.58%) JSON
14 12 (0.53%) Spring
14 12 (0.53%) XSLT
14 12 (0.53%) Classic ASP
15 11 (0.49%) XSD
15 11 (0.49%) Hibernate
15 11 (0.49%) Apache Flex
15 11 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 308 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 52 (2.32%) Computer Science
4 30 (1.34%) Fixed Income
5 28 (1.25%) Equities
6 27 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 24 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (0.94%) Learning Management System
8 21 (0.94%) E-Learning
8 21 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 20 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 18 (0.80%) Data Conversion
11 18 (0.80%) VLE
12 16 (0.71%) User Experience
13 15 (0.67%) FMCG
14 14 (0.62%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.58%) SWIFT
15 13 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 239 (10.65%) Windows
2 119 (5.30%) UNIX
3 103 (4.59%) Linux
4 68 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 32 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 21 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.76%) Solaris
11 15 (0.67%) CentOS
12 14 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.40%) Android
13 9 (0.40%) AIX
14 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.13%) OS/2
15 3 (0.13%) Fedora
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.045%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (17.34%) Business Analysis
2 318 (14.17%) Systems Analysis
3 304 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
4 301 (13.41%) Project Management
5 242 (10.78%) UML
6 230 (10.25%) ERP
7 187 (8.33%) ITIL
8 184 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 172 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 165 (7.35%) CRM
11 150 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
12 137 (6.11%) PRINCE2
13 127 (5.66%) Data Analysis
14 124 (5.53%) Use Case
15 113 (5.04%) Scrum
16 112 (4.99%) Test Scripting
17 110 (4.90%) Data Modelling
17 110 (4.90%) Change Management
18 78 (3.48%) E-Commerce
18 78 (3.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 861 (38.37%) SQL
2 186 (8.29%) Java
3 103 (4.59%) C#
3 103 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 100 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 69 (3.07%) PL/SQL
5 69 (3.07%) VB
6 59 (2.63%) VBA
7 56 (2.50%) PHP
8 34 (1.52%) C++
9 28 (1.25%) Python
10 25 (1.11%) Perl
11 24 (1.07%) C
12 23 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 21 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.89%) ABAP
15 16 (0.71%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.67%) VBScript
16 15 (0.67%) sed
17 9 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 282 (12.57%) Degree
2 107 (4.77%) ISEB
3 28 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (0.80%) CBAP
7 16 (0.71%) IIBA
8 15 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.67%) CCNA
9 14 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.45%) MCP
10 10 (0.45%) MCSE
11 9 (0.40%) CIMA
12 8 (0.36%) ACCA
12 8 (0.36%) PhD
13 7 (0.31%) CCA
13 7 (0.31%) CISSP
13 7 (0.31%) CISM
13 7 (0.31%) CISMP
13 7 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.81%) QA
2 53 (2.36%) SLA
3 17 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) Basel III
7 3 (0.13%) Basel II
7 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.13%) COREP
8 2 (0.089%) FATCA
8 2 (0.089%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) GxP
9 1 (0.045%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 80 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 15 (0.67%) Shibboleth
4 12 (0.53%) XenApp
4 12 (0.53%) XenServer
5 11 (0.49%) Postfix
6 9 (0.40%) vSphere
7 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.089%) NFS
10 2 (0.089%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.089%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.045%) Xen
11 1 (0.045%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.045%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.31%) WSUS
3 5 (0.22%) SCCM
3 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.22%) Nagios
4 3 (0.13%) SCOM
5 2 (0.089%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.089%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.089%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.045%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.045%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.045%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.045%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 327 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 292 (13.01%) Oracle
3 123 (5.48%) SAP
4 85 (3.79%) VMware
5 61 (2.72%) Cognos
5 61 (2.72%) Cisco
6 53 (2.36%) Citrix
7 43 (1.92%) Business Objects
8 39 (1.74%) CODA
8 39 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (1.43%) HP
10 29 (1.29%) Siebel
11 27 (1.20%) Remedy
12 25 (1.11%) IBM
13 24 (1.07%) QAD
14 23 (1.02%) thinkFolio
15 21 (0.94%) Sage
16 18 (0.80%) Northgate
17 17 (0.76%) Sun
18 15 (0.67%) webMethods
Norwich, Norfolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £37500.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Highly Competitive plus Car Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Highly competitive salary +Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Co Car, Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Circa £38k - £50k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 45-55k (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
IPS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Olswang
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday