Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,997 2,208 2,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.85% 17.13% 16.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.54% 17.73% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,788 2,034 2,463
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,810 £30,000 £27,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13,730 12,455 16,509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 96.64% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12,086 11,346 14,532
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Central London.

Salary trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 1,554 £50,000 - 249
Southwark -25 106 £45,000 +11.11% 2
West End of London -5 38 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Camden -13 18 £22,000 -37.14% 2
City of Westminster -13 14 £68,750 +71.88% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +3 2 £42,500 +57.41%
Analyst
London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 across the Central London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 877 (43.92%) Finance
2 549 (27.49%) SQL
3 479 (23.99%) Microsoft
4 398 (19.93%) Windows
5 393 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
6 318 (15.92%) Business Analysis
6 318 (15.92%) Degree
7 266 (13.32%) SQL Server
8 257 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
9 234 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
10 195 (9.76%) Active Directory
11 193 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
12 192 (9.61%) Banking
13 187 (9.36%) ITIL
14 176 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
15 171 (8.56%) Linux
16 170 (8.51%) Project Management
17 168 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 167 (8.36%) Legal
19 154 (7.71%) User Stories
20 149 (7.46%) C#
21 147 (7.36%) CRM
22 142 (7.11%) Data Analysis
23 141 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 139 (6.96%) Law
25 136 (6.81%) Firewall
25 136 (6.81%) QA
26 134 (6.71%) Analytics
27 129 (6.46%) SDLC
28 128 (6.41%) Information Security

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 85 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 74 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.30%) SAS
4 40 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (1.45%) CMS
5 29 (1.45%) Confluence
6 19 (0.95%) IIS
7 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.75%) Apache
9 11 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.35%) JBoss
14 5 (0.25%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.25%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.25%) Mule
14 5 (0.25%) Mule ESB
14 5 (0.25%) WordPress
15 4 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 234 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
2 193 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 114 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.60%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.30%) SPSS
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.10%) Stata
12 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.050%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.050%) HipChat
12 1 (0.050%) InDesign
12 1 (0.050%) InVision
Business Applications
1 60 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.55%) Endur
5 10 (0.50%) Actimize
6 8 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.40%) thinkFolio
7 7 (0.35%) HFM
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.30%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.25%) CA PPM
9 5 (0.25%) OpenText MBPM
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.20%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.20%) SAP SCM
11 3 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 96 (4.81%) Office 365
2 46 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.30%) SaaS
5 22 (1.10%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.15%) G Suite
11 3 (0.15%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.15%) Slack
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.10%) Cloudflare
12 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.81%) Firewall
2 56 (2.80%) VPN
3 42 (2.10%) Network Security
3 42 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.05%) LAN
5 39 (1.95%) WAN
6 37 (1.85%) Internet
7 29 (1.45%) Intranet
8 26 (1.30%) DNS
9 23 (1.15%) VoIP
10 22 (1.10%) DHCP
11 19 (0.95%) Wireless
12 17 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (0.70%) Skype
15 13 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
17 9 (0.45%) Extranet
17 9 (0.45%) SAN
17 9 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 141 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
5 55 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
6 50 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.95%) QlikView
8 38 (1.90%) MySQL
9 35 (1.75%) Big Data
9 35 (1.75%) Power BI
10 32 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.20%) MS Access
12 22 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 14 (0.70%) Data Mining
15 14 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 105 (5.26%) JIRA
2 44 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.15%) Selenium
5 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.60%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.50%) ERwin
8 9 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.30%) FrontPage
9 6 (0.30%) Subversion
10 5 (0.25%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.25%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.20%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.15%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.15%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.15%) Metasploit
General
1 877 (43.92%) Finance
2 192 (9.61%) Banking
3 167 (8.36%) Legal
4 139 (6.96%) Law
5 121 (6.06%) Retail
6 100 (5.01%) Advertising
7 93 (4.66%) Front Office
8 67 (3.36%) Marketing
9 61 (3.05%) Investment Banking
10 48 (2.40%) Back Office
11 33 (1.65%) Publishing
12 32 (1.60%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.85%) Games
15 16 (0.80%) Billing
16 13 (0.65%) Military
17 12 (0.60%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.35%) International Banking
19 6 (0.30%) French Language
19 6 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (5.26%) .NET
2 60 (3.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (2.00%) XML
4 38 (1.90%) HTML
4 38 (1.90%) Web Services
5 29 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (1.40%) CSS
7 22 (1.10%) jQuery
7 22 (1.10%) Mason
7 22 (1.10%) REST
8 21 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 19 (0.95%) AngularJS
10 18 (0.90%) Ajax
10 18 (0.90%) J2EE
10 18 (0.90%) Middleware
10 18 (0.90%) WCF
11 16 (0.80%) SOAP
11 16 (0.80%) WPF
12 12 (0.60%) ADO.NET
12 12 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 257 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 110 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 94 (4.71%) Fintech
5 59 (2.95%) Equities
6 57 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 42 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 37 (1.85%) User Experience
10 34 (1.70%) Derivative
11 31 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.55%) Reinsurance
12 30 (1.50%) Fixed Income
13 29 (1.45%) iPhone
14 28 (1.40%) Blackberry
15 27 (1.35%) Credit Risk
16 24 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
17 20 (1.00%) Data Structures
18 19 (0.95%) Mobile App
19 17 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 398 (19.93%) Windows
2 171 (8.56%) Linux
3 126 (6.31%) Windows 7
4 106 (5.31%) Unix
5 102 (5.11%) Windows Server
6 81 (4.06%) Windows 10
7 46 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.40%) Android
11 27 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.45%) Solaris
14 8 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.35%) OS/390
16 6 (0.30%) CentOS
16 6 (0.30%) Debian
16 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (15.92%) Business Analysis
3 187 (9.36%) ITIL
4 176 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
5 170 (8.51%) Project Management
6 168 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 154 (7.71%) User Stories
8 147 (7.36%) CRM
9 142 (7.11%) Data Analysis
10 134 (6.71%) Analytics
11 129 (6.46%) SDLC
12 128 (6.41%) Information Security
13 124 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 123 (6.16%) Asset Management
15 114 (5.71%) Investment Management
15 114 (5.71%) Mathematics
16 104 (5.21%) Risk Management
17 98 (4.91%) Data Management
18 95 (4.76%) Workflow
19 93 (4.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 549 (27.49%) SQL
2 149 (7.46%) C#
3 105 (5.26%) Java
4 92 (4.61%) T-SQL
5 89 (4.46%) Python
6 64 (3.20%) VBA
7 62 (3.10%) VB
8 54 (2.70%) JavaScript
9 52 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 50 (2.50%) C++
11 49 (2.45%) R
12 42 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 31 (1.55%) Perl
14 30 (1.50%) MATLAB
15 29 (1.45%) C
15 29 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 21 (1.05%) PHP
17 12 (0.60%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.55%) Ruby
19 10 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 318 (15.92%) Degree
2 89 (4.46%) CISSP
3 70 (3.51%) ISEB
4 50 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.30%) CISM
6 33 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (1.60%) Security Cleared
8 26 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 24 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 22 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.00%) CEH
13 19 (0.95%) GIAC
13 19 (0.95%) SANS
14 18 (0.90%) MCSE
15 16 (0.80%) CISA
16 13 (0.65%) Master's Degree
16 13 (0.65%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.60%) MCP
17 12 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (6.81%) QA
2 60 (3.00%) GDPR
2 60 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 52 (2.60%) PMO
5 43 (2.15%) SLA
6 30 (1.50%) MiFID
7 24 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.95%) Solvency II
9 14 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.65%) EMIR
11 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.55%) SEPA
12 10 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.40%) COBIT
14 6 (0.30%) SAS 70
15 5 (0.25%) IFRS
16 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.20%) IFRS 9
16 4 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 195 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.15%) XenApp
4 21 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.30%) pfSense
10 6 (0.30%) Snort
11 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.20%) Docker
12 4 (0.20%) vSphere
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.050%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.050%) HDFS
14 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.050%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (2.40%) SCCM
2 22 (1.10%) Nessus
3 12 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (0.50%) Puppet
5 9 (0.45%) CSIRT
5 9 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.35%) Ansible
7 7 (0.35%) Nagios
7 7 (0.35%) Tivoli NetView
7 7 (0.35%) vCenter Server
8 6 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.30%) OpenVAS
8 6 (0.30%) OSSEC
8 6 (0.30%) QRadar
9 5 (0.25%) Salt
10 4 (0.20%) SCOM
11 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 479 (23.99%) Microsoft
2 120 (6.01%) Citrix
3 112 (5.61%) Oracle
4 104 (5.21%) VMware
5 93 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
6 78 (3.91%) Cisco
7 58 (2.90%) Sybase
8 55 (2.75%) Tableau
9 44 (2.20%) Adobe
10 41 (2.05%) Apple
10 41 (2.05%) SAP
11 34 (1.70%) Google
11 34 (1.70%) iManage
12 26 (1.30%) Cognos
13 25 (1.25%) HP
14 22 (1.10%) Charles River
14 22 (1.10%) CheckPoint
15 21 (1.05%) Bloomberg
15 21 (1.05%) ServiceNow
16 19 (0.95%) F5