Period
to 4 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 521 1,629 1,968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 10.89% 12.93% 13.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.62% 13.53% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 505 1,465 1,790
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,810 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -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 4,482 12,038 13,469
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.69% 95.56% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,914 10,468 12,050
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.93%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Central London.

Salary trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 -7 439 £52,500 +4.48% 39
West End of London +6 25 £36,255 +5.46% 1
City of Westminster +12 19 £52,500 +21.41%
Camden +9 3 £45,307 +20.82% 1
Southwark +11 1 £31,000 -29.04%
Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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.

1 211 (40.50%) Finance
2 150 (28.79%) SQL
3 116 (22.26%) Microsoft
4 115 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (20.35%) Windows
6 93 (17.85%) Business Analysis
7 85 (16.31%) Degree
8 77 (14.78%) Python
8 77 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (12.86%) Active Directory
11 59 (11.32%) Azure
12 56 (10.75%) Power Platform
13 55 (10.56%) Office 365
13 55 (10.56%) Power BI
14 54 (10.36%) Information Security
14 54 (10.36%) ITIL
15 53 (10.17%) Windows 10
16 49 (9.40%) Requirements Gathering
16 49 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
16 49 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (8.83%) SQL Server
17 46 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
18 45 (8.64%) Visualisation
19 44 (8.45%) Translating Business Requirements
20 42 (8.06%) SDLC
20 42 (8.06%) Analytics
21 41 (7.87%) Banking
22 39 (7.49%) AWS
22 39 (7.49%) Data Visualisation

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 31 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.54%) Confluence
2 8 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.77%) SAS
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.38%) CMS
5 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Appian
6 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.58%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.58%) iTrent
3 3 (0.58%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle AGIS
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.38%) Endur
4 2 (0.38%) MoSes
4 2 (0.38%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.19%) Primavera
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.32%) Azure
2 56 (10.75%) Power Platform
3 55 (10.56%) Office 365
4 39 (7.49%) AWS
5 13 (2.50%) SaaS
6 9 (1.73%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (1.54%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.34%) GCP
9 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.77%) G Suite
9 4 (0.77%) Serverless
10 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.38%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.38%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.26%) Firewall
2 13 (2.50%) VPN
3 12 (2.30%) LAN
3 12 (2.30%) WAN
4 9 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.54%) Network Security
6 7 (1.34%) SSL
6 7 (1.34%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.96%) DNS
8 4 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.77%) DHCP
8 4 (0.77%) Intranet
8 4 (0.77%) SAN
9 3 (0.58%) Internet
9 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.38%) Skype
10 2 (0.38%) SSH
10 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.38%) WebEx
10 2 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.56%) Power BI
2 46 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 38 (7.29%) Tableau
4 26 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (2.30%) SAP BW
9 11 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (2.11%) SAP HANA
9 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.92%) Data Lake
10 10 (1.92%) MySQL
11 9 (1.73%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.54%) Looker
12 8 (1.54%) MS Access
12 8 (1.54%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.15%) Big Data
14 5 (0.96%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (5.37%) JIRA
2 20 (3.84%) Selenium
3 11 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.54%) Cypress.io
5 4 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.19%) JMeter
7 1 (0.19%) JUnit
7 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 211 (40.50%) Finance
2 41 (7.87%) Banking
3 23 (4.41%) Legal
4 22 (4.22%) Advertising
5 20 (3.84%) Law
6 16 (3.07%) Front Office
7 14 (2.69%) Marketing
8 11 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.92%) Retail
10 8 (1.54%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.15%) Back Office
11 6 (1.15%) Games
12 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.77%) Electronics
13 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.58%) Local Government
14 3 (0.58%) Social Housing
15 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.11%) .NET
1 11 (2.11%) SAP Basis
2 9 (1.73%) ADO
2 9 (1.73%) Gherkin
3 7 (1.34%) YAML
4 6 (1.15%) pytest
5 5 (0.96%) FpML
6 4 (0.77%) HTML
7 3 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.58%) Web Services
8 2 (0.38%) EDI
8 2 (0.38%) Node.js
9 1 (0.19%) COM
9 1 (0.19%) Jinja
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.19%) SOAP
9 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.69%) Derivative
5 12 (2.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 11 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.73%) Equities
7 9 (1.73%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.73%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.54%) Cybercrime
8 8 (1.54%) Exotic Derivative
8 8 (1.54%) Robotics
8 8 (1.54%) User Experience
9 7 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.77%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 106 (20.35%) Windows
2 53 (10.17%) Windows 10
3 37 (7.10%) Linux
4 20 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.50%) Unix
6 10 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.73%) Solaris
8 8 (1.54%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.34%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.38%) Android
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (17.85%) Business Analysis
3 77 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (10.36%) Information Security
4 54 (10.36%) ITIL
5 49 (9.40%) Requirements Gathering
5 49 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (8.64%) Visualisation
8 44 (8.45%) Translating Business Requirements
9 42 (8.06%) Analytics
9 42 (8.06%) SDLC
10 39 (7.49%) Data Visualisation
10 39 (7.49%) User Stories
10 39 (7.49%) Workshop Facilitation
11 38 (7.29%) Change Management
11 38 (7.29%) Scenario Testing
12 37 (7.10%) DevOps
12 37 (7.10%) Use Case
13 34 (6.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (28.79%) SQL
2 77 (14.78%) Python
3 20 (3.84%) C#
4 19 (3.65%) Java
5 18 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.73%) C++
7 9 (1.73%) R
8 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.77%) VBA
9 3 (0.58%) Perl
9 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.58%) VB
10 2 (0.38%) C
10 2 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.38%) Go
10 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.38%) Korn
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 85 (16.31%) Degree
2 30 (5.76%) CISSP
3 20 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 19 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.65%) CISM
5 13 (2.50%) CISA
6 12 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.11%) ISEB
8 10 (1.92%) CCSP
8 10 (1.92%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.54%) PhD
10 7 (1.34%) CREST Certified
10 7 (1.34%) GCFA
10 7 (1.34%) GCIA
10 7 (1.34%) GCIH
11 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.15%) CRISC
12 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.58%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.99%) Data Quality
1 26 (4.99%) NIST
2 20 (3.84%) QA
3 19 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.26%) GDPR
5 15 (2.88%) SLA
6 11 (2.11%) COBIT
6 11 (2.11%) MiFID
7 10 (1.92%) EMIR
8 9 (1.73%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (1.54%) IFRS
10 4 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.77%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.77%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.38%) PMO
12 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 67 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.30%) SCCM
2 9 (1.73%) Grafana
2 9 (1.73%) Packer
2 9 (1.73%) Puppet
2 9 (1.73%) Terraform
3 7 (1.34%) CSIRT
3 7 (1.34%) QRadar
4 6 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.77%) WSUS
7 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.38%) Control-M
9 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 116 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.33%) Oracle
3 17 (3.26%) SAP
4 15 (2.88%) Cisco
5 14 (2.69%) Google
6 13 (2.50%) VMware
7 10 (1.92%) Apple
8 9 (1.73%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.73%) Citrix
9 8 (1.54%) LogRhythm
9 8 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.54%) Splunk
10 7 (1.34%) AlienVault
10 7 (1.34%) Reuters
10 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.96%) iManage
11 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.77%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.77%) Sage
12 4 (0.77%) Xero