Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,832 2,003 2,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.21% 13.89% 17.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.85% 14.56% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,792 2,047
Central London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 12,340 13,754 12,569
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 95.35% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11,030 12,099 11,447
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 £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 1,464 £52,500 +5.00% 230
West End of London +4 50 £42,500 - 1
City of Westminster +19 41 £42,500 -38.18%
Southwark +23 15 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Camden +7 13 £40,000 +81.82%
Kensington and Chelsea +7 13 £35,000 -17.65%
Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 767 (41.87%) Finance
2 543 (29.64%) SQL
3 407 (22.22%) Windows
4 369 (20.14%) Microsoft
5 319 (17.41%) Business Analysis
6 314 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 278 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
8 228 (12.45%) Active Directory
9 227 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
10 226 (12.34%) ITIL
11 213 (11.63%) Banking
11 213 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 211 (11.52%) SQL Server
13 204 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
14 193 (10.53%) Degree
15 192 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
16 168 (9.17%) Project Management
17 166 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
18 150 (8.19%) Information Security
18 150 (8.19%) Analytics
19 144 (7.86%) Law
20 130 (7.10%) Legal
21 126 (6.88%) Windows Server
22 123 (6.71%) SDLC
22 123 (6.71%) C#
23 121 (6.60%) Risk Management
24 115 (6.28%) CRM
25 114 (6.22%) Data Analysis
25 114 (6.22%) Windows 7
26 111 (6.06%) Management Information System

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 82 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.95%) MS Exchange
3 28 (1.53%) IIS
4 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (0.66%) SAS
6 10 (0.55%) Confluence
7 8 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (0.44%) CMS
7 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.33%) WordPress
10 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.16%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.055%) Jupyter
Applications
1 227 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
2 192 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.22%) SPSS
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.055%) Stata
Business Applications
1 62 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.66%) thinkFolio
3 7 (0.38%) LatentZero
3 7 (0.38%) Magento
3 7 (0.38%) Sonata
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
6 4 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
6 4 (0.22%) FastStats
6 4 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.22%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.22%) Salerio
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.22%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 106 (5.79%) Office 365
2 52 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.20%) SaaS
4 21 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 5 (0.27%) IaaS
9 5 (0.27%) Slack
10 4 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.22%) G Suite
10 4 (0.22%) PaaS
10 4 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.16%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.59%) Firewall
2 83 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 56 (3.06%) LAN
4 53 (2.89%) WAN
5 52 (2.84%) DHCP
5 52 (2.84%) DNS
6 47 (2.57%) Network Security
7 43 (2.35%) Internet
8 33 (1.80%) VPN
9 17 (0.93%) Wireless
10 16 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.76%) Intranet
11 14 (0.76%) VLAN
12 11 (0.60%) Skype
13 10 (0.55%) MPLS
13 10 (0.55%) SAN
14 9 (0.49%) VoIP
15 8 (0.44%) WLAN
16 6 (0.33%) Ethernet
17 5 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (3.93%) Power BI
5 63 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
8 29 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (0.98%) QlikView
13 14 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.71%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.66%) DB2
16 10 (0.55%) Big Data
16 10 (0.55%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.49%) PowerPivot
17 9 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (2.67%) JIRA
2 39 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 38 (2.07%) Selenium
4 36 (1.97%) Eclipse
5 24 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 18 (0.98%) HP UFT
8 17 (0.93%) SpecFlow
9 15 (0.82%) Git (software)
10 12 (0.66%) Hudson
11 10 (0.55%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.38%) Maven
13 6 (0.33%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.16%) Subversion
15 2 (0.11%) JMeter
15 2 (0.11%) Selenium IDE
15 2 (0.11%) Visual Website Optimizer
16 1 (0.055%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 767 (41.87%) Finance
2 213 (11.63%) Banking
3 144 (7.86%) Law
4 130 (7.10%) Legal
5 99 (5.40%) Front Office
6 92 (5.02%) Advertising
7 64 (3.49%) Marketing
8 58 (3.17%) Retail
9 53 (2.89%) Back Office
10 37 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.60%) International Banking
13 11 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.49%) Games
15 8 (0.44%) Billing
16 6 (0.33%) French Language
17 4 (0.22%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.22%) Publishing
18 3 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (5.79%) .NET
2 48 (2.62%) HTML
3 32 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
3 32 (1.75%) XML
4 29 (1.58%) ASP.NET
4 29 (1.58%) CSS
5 25 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (0.93%) Gherkin
7 15 (0.82%) HTML5
8 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.71%) Web Services
10 12 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (0.66%) WPF
11 9 (0.49%) REST
12 8 (0.44%) SOAP
13 7 (0.38%) EDI
13 7 (0.38%) J2EE
13 7 (0.38%) Middleware
13 7 (0.38%) RESTful
14 6 (0.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 278 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 82 (4.48%) Reinsurance
4 59 (3.22%) Fintech
5 54 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (2.18%) Equities
8 37 (2.02%) Derivative
8 37 (2.02%) User Experience
9 31 (1.69%) Hedge funds
10 30 (1.64%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.53%) SWIFT
12 25 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 18 (0.98%) Data Centre
16 17 (0.93%) Blackberry
16 17 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
17 16 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 407 (22.22%) Windows
2 126 (6.88%) Windows Server
3 114 (6.22%) Windows 7
4 83 (4.53%) Windows 10
5 78 (4.26%) Linux
6 76 (4.15%) Unix
7 67 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.20%) Android
11 19 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.22%) AIX
17 4 (0.22%) CentOS
17 4 (0.22%) HPUX
17 4 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (17.41%) Business Analysis
2 314 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (12.34%) ITIL
4 213 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 204 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
6 168 (9.17%) Project Management
7 166 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
8 150 (8.19%) Analytics
8 150 (8.19%) Information Security
9 123 (6.71%) SDLC
10 121 (6.60%) Risk Management
11 115 (6.28%) CRM
12 114 (6.22%) Data Analysis
13 107 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
14 101 (5.51%) User Stories
15 82 (4.48%) Change Management
16 81 (4.42%) Asset Management
17 78 (4.26%) Investment Management
18 77 (4.20%) ETL
19 72 (3.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 543 (29.64%) SQL
2 123 (6.71%) C#
3 99 (5.40%) PowerShell
4 92 (5.02%) Python
5 70 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 70 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 47 (2.57%) VBA
7 46 (2.51%) Java
8 45 (2.46%) C
9 43 (2.35%) R
10 35 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 33 (1.80%) C++
12 27 (1.47%) Perl
13 26 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 24 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.04%) VB
16 15 (0.82%) MATLAB
16 15 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.44%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 193 (10.53%) Degree
2 65 (3.55%) ISEB
3 61 (3.33%) CISSP
4 40 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.75%) GIAC
7 31 (1.69%) CCNP
8 30 (1.64%) CEH
8 30 (1.64%) CISA
9 29 (1.58%) CISM
10 27 (1.47%) ISTQB
11 23 (1.26%) CCIE
11 23 (1.26%) GSEC
12 22 (1.20%) PhD
13 21 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (1.04%) CCNA
14 19 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (0.93%) PMI Certification
16 14 (0.76%) Master's Degree
17 13 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.19%) QA
2 71 (3.88%) SLA
3 66 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (2.57%) PMO
5 46 (2.51%) Data Quality
6 31 (1.69%) MiFID
7 29 (1.58%) EMIR
8 26 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
9 25 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (1.09%) GDPR
11 16 (0.87%) Solvency II
12 14 (0.76%) ISO 20022
12 14 (0.76%) SEPA
13 13 (0.71%) FATCA
14 9 (0.49%) COBIT
15 5 (0.27%) TARGET2
16 3 (0.16%) GAAP
17 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.11%) P3O
17 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 228 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.42%) XenApp
4 14 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.33%) DFS Replication
6 6 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.33%) vSphere
7 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.22%) NFS
8 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.16%) Firmware
9 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.055%) Docker
11 1 (0.055%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.055%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (2.35%) SCCM
2 12 (0.66%) Control-M
3 10 (0.55%) Nagios
4 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.33%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.27%) Puppet
7 4 (0.22%) Ansible
7 4 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.22%) logstash
7 4 (0.22%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.16%) Kibana
8 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.16%) WSUS
9 2 (0.11%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.11%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.11%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 369 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.02%) Tableau
3 90 (4.91%) Citrix
4 87 (4.75%) SAP
5 80 (4.37%) Oracle
6 75 (4.09%) Cisco
6 75 (4.09%) VMware
7 56 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (2.35%) CheckPoint
9 39 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 29 (1.58%) Sybase
11 28 (1.53%) iManage
12 26 (1.42%) Bloomberg
12 26 (1.42%) Google
12 26 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.42%) Sony
13 25 (1.36%) Adobe
14 21 (1.15%) IBM
15 17 (0.93%) Cognos
15 17 (0.93%) HP