Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,153 2,210 2,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.03% 17.41% 16.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.61% 18.14% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,935 2,014 2,553
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
London median annual salary £49,552 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.90% +5.26% -

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 13,794 12,180 16,385
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 95.93% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12,247 11,033 14,787
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 £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -1 1,710 £52,500 +5.00% 194
West End of London -19 40 £32,500 -27.78% 32
Southwark +10 31 £32,500 -23.53%
Camden +17 22 £42,500 -1.73% 1
City of Westminster +5 17 £46,000 -3.16%
Kensington and Chelsea -4 6 £37,500 +45.63%
Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 878 (40.78%) Finance
2 628 (29.17%) SQL
3 531 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 403 (18.72%) Windows
5 384 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
6 365 (16.95%) Business Analysis
7 338 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
8 313 (14.54%) Degree
9 299 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
10 293 (13.61%) SQL Server
11 280 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
12 278 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
13 270 (12.54%) ITIL
14 239 (11.10%) Active Directory
15 219 (10.17%) Project Management
16 215 (9.99%) Legal
17 185 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
18 182 (8.45%) Law
19 180 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
20 166 (7.71%) Banking
21 163 (7.57%) SDLC
22 138 (6.41%) Information Security
23 136 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
24 134 (6.22%) Management Information System
25 133 (6.18%) Analytics
26 132 (6.13%) Office 365
27 128 (5.95%) Windows 7
28 126 (5.85%) Firewall
29 124 (5.76%) VMware
30 122 (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
1 104 (4.83%) MS Exchange
2 59 (2.74%) Skype for Business
3 44 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.67%) SAS
5 33 (1.53%) Confluence
6 29 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (0.65%) CMS
9 13 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.60%) IIS
10 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.51%) NServiceBus
12 10 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.42%) JBoss
14 8 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.33%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.28%) Apache
17 5 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 299 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 280 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 104 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 75 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.51%) SPSS
8 8 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.14%) Stata
10 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.046%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.046%) EViews
10 1 (0.046%) Moqups
10 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.046%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.88%) Elite 3E
4 17 (0.79%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.42%) Magento
6 9 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 7 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
7 7 (0.33%) ReMetrica
8 6 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.23%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.19%) Endur
10 4 (0.19%) Findur
10 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.19%) Sage X3
10 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 132 (6.13%) Office 365
2 76 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.58%) SaaS
5 27 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 18 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (0.60%) Slack
9 12 (0.56%) IaaS
10 10 (0.46%) PaaS
11 8 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.23%) AdWords
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.14%) Route 53
14 2 (0.093%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.093%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 126 (5.85%) Firewall
2 92 (4.27%) LAN
3 85 (3.95%) WAN
4 84 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 64 (2.97%) VPN
6 60 (2.79%) Skype
7 51 (2.37%) DNS
8 44 (2.04%) Internet
9 38 (1.76%) VoIP
10 36 (1.67%) DHCP
11 35 (1.63%) Network Security
12 32 (1.49%) SAN
13 30 (1.39%) Unified Communications
14 28 (1.30%) Intranet
15 26 (1.21%) VLAN
15 26 (1.21%) Wireless
16 23 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (0.93%) WLAN
19 17 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (3.25%) Power BI
6 61 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
7 48 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 26 (1.21%) Big Data
10 25 (1.16%) QlikView
11 20 (0.93%) MS Access
12 19 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (0.79%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.74%) MySQL
15 13 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.51%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.46%) Blockchain
17 10 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 92 (4.27%) JIRA
2 33 (1.53%) Selenium
3 32 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 22 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.65%) HP UFT
6 11 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.51%) Maven
6 11 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.51%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.46%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.42%) Fiddler
9 7 (0.33%) JMeter
9 7 (0.33%) NUnit
9 7 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.28%) Moq
10 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 878 (40.78%) Finance
2 215 (9.99%) Legal
3 182 (8.45%) Law
4 166 (7.71%) Banking
5 122 (5.67%) Front Office
6 115 (5.34%) Retail
7 96 (4.46%) Advertising
8 78 (3.62%) Marketing
9 46 (2.14%) Back Office
10 36 (1.67%) Games
11 35 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 34 (1.58%) Publishing
13 31 (1.44%) Telecoms
14 19 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.74%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.70%) Billing
16 15 (0.70%) French Language
17 7 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (4.13%) .NET
2 67 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
3 44 (2.04%) HTML
4 39 (1.81%) XML
5 26 (1.21%) Web Services
6 23 (1.07%) CSS
7 20 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 19 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 19 (0.88%) SOAP
9 18 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (0.74%) REST
11 11 (0.51%) Middleware
11 11 (0.51%) Spring
12 10 (0.46%) AngularJS
12 10 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (0.46%) WPF
13 9 (0.42%) Mason
13 9 (0.42%) MDX
14 8 (0.37%) HTML5
14 8 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 338 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (6.22%) Management Information System
3 98 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 86 (3.99%) Fintech
5 75 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 68 (3.16%) Equities
7 60 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
8 54 (2.51%) Reinsurance
9 48 (2.23%) Derivative
10 44 (2.04%) Fixed Income
11 40 (1.86%) Hedge funds
11 40 (1.86%) User Experience
12 33 (1.53%) Data Structures
13 29 (1.35%) Credit Risk
14 28 (1.30%) Blackberry
14 28 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
15 27 (1.25%) iPhone
16 25 (1.16%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.07%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 403 (18.72%) Windows
2 128 (5.95%) Windows 7
3 117 (5.43%) Windows 10
3 117 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 116 (5.39%) Linux
5 67 (3.11%) Unix
6 56 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (2.04%) Android
9 24 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.51%) HPUX
13 11 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.37%) CentOS
16 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.28%) AIX
17 6 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (16.95%) Business Analysis
3 278 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
4 270 (12.54%) ITIL
5 219 (10.17%) Project Management
6 185 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
7 180 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 163 (7.57%) SDLC
9 138 (6.41%) Information Security
10 136 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 133 (6.18%) Analytics
12 117 (5.43%) Data Analysis
13 104 (4.83%) Scrum
14 98 (4.55%) Waterfall
15 96 (4.46%) Asset Management
16 95 (4.41%) CRM
16 95 (4.41%) Mathematics
16 95 (4.41%) Service Management
16 95 (4.41%) User Stories
17 89 (4.13%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 628 (29.17%) SQL
2 114 (5.29%) T-SQL
3 109 (5.06%) C#
4 108 (5.02%) Java
5 94 (4.37%) PowerShell
6 92 (4.27%) Python
7 78 (3.62%) VBA
8 47 (2.18%) C++
9 46 (2.14%) C
10 45 (2.09%) Shell Script
11 42 (1.95%) JavaScript
12 36 (1.67%) VB
13 35 (1.63%) R
14 30 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.02%) VB.NET
16 21 (0.98%) Perl
16 21 (0.98%) VBScript
17 20 (0.93%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.70%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 313 (14.54%) Degree
2 94 (4.37%) CISSP
3 56 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
5 44 (2.04%) CISM
5 44 (2.04%) ISEB
6 37 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.30%) MCP
9 26 (1.21%) CEH
9 26 (1.21%) CISA
9 26 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 25 (1.16%) MCSE
11 20 (0.93%) Security Cleared
12 19 (0.88%) CBAP
13 18 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
14 17 (0.79%) CCNA
14 17 (0.79%) CCNP
14 17 (0.79%) MCSA
15 16 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.97%) QA
2 72 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (3.20%) Data Quality
4 61 (2.83%) GDPR
5 49 (2.28%) SLA
6 44 (2.04%) PMO
7 34 (1.58%) MiFID
8 33 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
9 25 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 15 (0.70%) EMIR
11 12 (0.56%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
13 10 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (0.42%) COBIT
15 5 (0.23%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.19%) NIST 800
17 3 (0.14%) FATCA
17 3 (0.14%) SEPA
18 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 239 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 80 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.16%) XenApp
4 21 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.79%) vSphere
6 15 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.23%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.046%) Cronacle
15 1 (0.046%) Firmware
15 1 (0.046%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (2.55%) SCCM
2 20 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.65%) Nagios
4 10 (0.46%) HP ALM
5 6 (0.28%) Control-M
5 6 (0.28%) Nessus
5 6 (0.28%) QRadar
5 6 (0.28%) SCOM
5 6 (0.28%) vCenter Server
6 5 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.23%) Kibana
7 4 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.19%) CASB
7 4 (0.19%) TrustSec
8 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 531 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 124 (5.76%) VMware
3 103 (4.78%) Citrix
4 99 (4.60%) Cisco
5 96 (4.46%) Oracle
6 77 (3.58%) Tableau
7 75 (3.48%) SAP
8 72 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
9 60 (2.79%) ServiceNow
10 41 (1.90%) iManage
11 37 (1.72%) Google
12 35 (1.63%) Apple
13 32 (1.49%) Bloomberg
13 32 (1.49%) Workday
14 31 (1.44%) Sybase
15 30 (1.39%) Adobe
16 28 (1.30%) HP
17 27 (1.25%) CheckPoint
18 26 (1.21%) IBM
19 23 (1.07%) Cognos