Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,993 2,054 2,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.14% 16.70% 16.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.73% 17.51% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,787 1,881 2,213
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £73,750
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 13,528 11,729 14,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.35% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12,104 10,620 13,090
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 1,608 £52,500 - 242
West End of London -8 54 £37,500 -11.76% 38
City of Westminster +14 25 £37,500 -29.91% 1
Southwark -3 17 £50,000 +78.57%
Camden +12 14 £40,000 +4.58% 2
Kensington and Chelsea +1 12 £35,000 +35.92%
Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 796 (39.94%) Finance
2 568 (28.50%) SQL
3 457 (22.93%) Microsoft
4 392 (19.67%) Windows
5 378 (18.97%) Business Analysis
6 347 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
7 312 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
8 273 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
9 267 (13.40%) SQL Server
10 257 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
10 257 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
11 252 (12.64%) ITIL
12 250 (12.54%) Degree
13 236 (11.84%) Active Directory
14 206 (10.34%) Project Management
15 205 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 188 (9.43%) Banking
17 184 (9.23%) Legal
18 171 (8.58%) Law
19 158 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
20 151 (7.58%) Analytics
21 143 (7.18%) SDLC
22 133 (6.67%) C#
23 124 (6.22%) Information Security
24 117 (5.87%) Windows Server
25 115 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
25 115 (5.77%) Windows 7
25 115 (5.77%) Office 365
26 113 (5.67%) PowerShell
26 113 (5.67%) Front Office

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 88 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 71 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.16%) Skype for Business
4 34 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.15%) SAS
7 20 (1.00%) Confluence
8 19 (0.95%) IIS
9 14 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (0.55%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.35%) CMS
12 7 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.20%) Apache
14 4 (0.20%) JBoss
15 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 273 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 257 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (4.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.050%) EViews
7 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.050%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 33 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.55%) Elite 3E
4 10 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
4 10 (0.50%) ReMetrica
5 9 (0.45%) Magento
5 9 (0.45%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 5 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.25%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.25%) Sonata
10 4 (0.20%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.20%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.20%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 115 (5.77%) Office 365
2 79 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 32 (1.61%) SaaS
4 31 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (1.00%) Mimecast
6 17 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.50%) IaaS
9 8 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (0.40%) PaaS
9 8 (0.40%) Slack
10 6 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.20%) AdWords
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.20%) Yammer
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.67%) Firewall
2 83 (4.16%) TCP/IP
3 61 (3.06%) LAN
4 60 (3.01%) WAN
5 54 (2.71%) DNS
6 49 (2.46%) Internet
7 45 (2.26%) Skype
8 43 (2.16%) DHCP
8 43 (2.16%) VPN
9 33 (1.66%) Network Security
10 25 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 25 (1.25%) Wireless
11 23 (1.15%) VLAN
12 22 (1.10%) VoIP
13 21 (1.05%) SAN
14 19 (0.95%) WLAN
15 16 (0.80%) Unified Communications
16 14 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (0.55%) MPLS
18 10 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 110 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (2.91%) Power BI
6 57 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 44 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
11 24 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.05%) QlikView
13 16 (0.80%) Big Data
14 15 (0.75%) MySQL
15 13 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (0.55%) MS Access
17 11 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
18 10 (0.50%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (2.76%) JIRA
2 47 (2.36%) Selenium
3 45 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (1.40%) HP UFT
6 22 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 22 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 14 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 14 (0.70%) SpecFlow
7 14 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 11 (0.55%) Maven
9 8 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.40%) JMeter
10 7 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.30%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.20%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.20%) Moq
12 4 (0.20%) NUnit
12 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 796 (39.94%) Finance
2 188 (9.43%) Banking
3 184 (9.23%) Legal
4 171 (8.58%) Law
5 113 (5.67%) Front Office
6 91 (4.57%) Retail
7 86 (4.32%) Advertising
8 67 (3.36%) Marketing
9 50 (2.51%) Back Office
10 30 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.40%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.35%) Telecoms
13 22 (1.10%) Games
14 18 (0.90%) French Language
14 18 (0.90%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.60%) Publishing
16 10 (0.50%) International Banking
17 8 (0.40%) Billing
17 8 (0.40%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (4.72%) .NET
2 42 (2.11%) HTML
2 42 (2.11%) XML
3 41 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
4 25 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 23 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.15%) CSS
6 21 (1.05%) Web Services
7 18 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (0.85%) REST
9 16 (0.80%) Gherkin
9 16 (0.80%) SOAP
10 12 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (0.50%) HTML5
11 10 (0.50%) WPF
12 9 (0.45%) J2EE
12 9 (0.45%) RESTful
13 8 (0.40%) JSON
14 7 (0.35%) LDAP
14 7 (0.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 312 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 87 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 76 (3.81%) Fintech
5 68 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (3.06%) Reinsurance
7 52 (2.61%) Hedge funds
8 51 (2.56%) Equities
9 46 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
10 42 (2.11%) Derivative
11 39 (1.96%) User Experience
12 30 (1.51%) Fixed Income
13 23 (1.15%) SWIFT
14 22 (1.10%) Credit Risk
14 22 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (0.95%) Blackberry
16 19 (0.95%) iPhone
17 18 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 392 (19.67%) Windows
2 117 (5.87%) Windows Server
3 115 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 102 (5.12%) Linux
5 88 (4.42%) Windows 10
6 82 (4.11%) Unix
7 64 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (1.56%) Android
10 20 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.55%) HPUX
15 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.40%) CentOS
17 7 (0.35%) AIX
18 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (18.97%) Business Analysis
2 347 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 252 (12.64%) ITIL
5 206 (10.34%) Project Management
6 205 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 158 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
8 151 (7.58%) Analytics
9 143 (7.18%) SDLC
10 124 (6.22%) Information Security
11 115 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 107 (5.37%) Data Analysis
13 101 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
14 98 (4.92%) Investment Management
15 97 (4.87%) CRM
15 97 (4.87%) User Stories
16 92 (4.62%) Risk Management
16 92 (4.62%) Scrum
17 88 (4.42%) Mathematics
18 87 (4.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 568 (28.50%) SQL
2 133 (6.67%) C#
3 113 (5.67%) PowerShell
4 103 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 92 (4.62%) Python
6 68 (3.41%) VBA
7 61 (3.06%) Java
8 54 (2.71%) JavaScript
9 45 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 44 (2.21%) C
11 39 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 36 (1.81%) R
13 33 (1.66%) C++
14 31 (1.56%) VB
15 27 (1.35%) Perl
16 26 (1.30%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.85%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.85%) VBScript
18 15 (0.75%) MATLAB
19 14 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 250 (12.54%) Degree
2 80 (4.01%) CISSP
3 46 (2.31%) ISEB
4 45 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
5 33 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.56%) CISM
8 30 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.46%) CEH
10 28 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 27 (1.35%) GIAC
12 20 (1.00%) CCIE
12 20 (1.00%) CCNP
12 20 (1.00%) GSEC
13 19 (0.95%) CISA
13 19 (0.95%) MCP
14 16 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
15 15 (0.75%) PhD
16 13 (0.65%) MCSE
17 12 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.62%) QA
2 66 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (2.41%) SLA
4 45 (2.26%) GDPR
5 43 (2.16%) Data Quality
6 34 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (1.71%) PMO
7 28 (1.40%) MiFID
8 20 (1.00%) EMIR
9 14 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
9 14 (0.70%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 12 (0.60%) COBIT
12 10 (0.50%) SEPA
13 9 (0.45%) FATCA
14 8 (0.40%) ISO 20022
14 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.050%) GAAP
15 1 (0.050%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.050%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 236 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.00%) XenApp
4 18 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.85%) vSphere
6 14 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.60%) DFS Replication
8 9 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.10%) Firmware
14 1 (0.050%) Docker
14 1 (0.050%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (2.26%) SCCM
2 16 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.70%) Control-M
4 12 (0.60%) HP ALM
5 11 (0.55%) Nagios
6 10 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (0.40%) Kibana
8 6 (0.30%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.25%) Puppet
9 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.20%) Ansible
10 4 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.20%) Nessus
11 3 (0.15%) CASB
11 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.15%) QRadar
11 3 (0.15%) SCOM
11 3 (0.15%) WSUS
12 2 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.10%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 457 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 105 (5.27%) Citrix
3 99 (4.97%) VMware
4 96 (4.82%) Tableau
5 82 (4.11%) SAP
6 81 (4.06%) Cisco
7 69 (3.46%) Oracle
8 60 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (2.71%) ServiceNow
10 43 (2.16%) iManage
11 38 (1.91%) CheckPoint
12 37 (1.86%) Google
13 31 (1.56%) HP
14 30 (1.51%) Apple
15 27 (1.35%) Adobe
15 27 (1.35%) Intapp
16 25 (1.25%) Sybase
17 23 (1.15%) Bloomberg
17 23 (1.15%) Cognos
18 20 (1.00%) Splunk