Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 546 337 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.89% 14.99% 21.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.61% 15.49% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 382 295 562
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £34,312 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +0.92% +4.62%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,850 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,100 2,176 2,812
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.80% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,339 1,816 2,465
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,730 £21,813 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Knutsford +7 102 £50,000 +127.27% 4
Warrington 0 99 £26,500 -15.87% 18
Chester +2 72 £30,000 -14.29% 10
Wilmslow +5 35 £33,250 -7.40% 4
Macclesfield +15 28 £43,750 +98.86% 3
Crewe -3 16 £35,000 -6.67% 8
Northwich +6 12 £37,500 +15.38%
Runcorn -2 7 £27,500 - 2
Alderley Edge - 4 £20,000 -
Daresbury - 3 £19,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £22,500 - 3
Analyst
North West

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 204 (37.36%) Finance
2 135 (24.73%) SQL
3 120 (21.98%) Windows
4 96 (17.58%) Banking
5 93 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 91 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 84 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 83 (15.20%) ITIL
9 82 (15.02%) Microsoft Excel
10 78 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 77 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (13.92%) Business Analysis
13 67 (12.27%) Wealth Management
14 60 (10.99%) Investment Banking
15 57 (10.44%) Data Analysis
15 57 (10.44%) Microsoft Office
16 54 (9.89%) SQL Server
17 49 (8.97%) Degree
18 48 (8.79%) Law
19 47 (8.61%) Project Management
20 45 (8.24%) Oracle
20 45 (8.24%) Analytics
21 44 (8.06%) LAN
21 44 (8.06%) WAN
22 43 (7.88%) SAP
22 43 (7.88%) CRM
22 43 (7.88%) Windows 7
23 42 (7.69%) Unix
23 42 (7.69%) Information Security

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.47%) JBoss
3 8 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.92%) Confluence
6 5 (0.92%) SAS
6 5 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.55%) Apache
7 3 (0.55%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.37%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 82 (15.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (10.44%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) SAP SD
2 8 (1.47%) SAP PP
3 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.92%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.92%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.92%) SAP VC
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.73%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.55%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.37%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.13%) Office 365
2 19 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.56%) OpenShift
4 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.73%) GitHub
5 4 (0.73%) PaaS
6 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.55%) Trello
7 2 (0.37%) Boomi
8 1 (0.18%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.06%) LAN
1 44 (8.06%) WAN
2 40 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.48%) DHCP
3 19 (3.48%) DNS
4 17 (3.11%) SAN
5 14 (2.56%) Network Security
6 9 (1.65%) Firewall
6 9 (1.65%) HTTP
6 9 (1.65%) VPN
7 8 (1.47%) Internet
7 8 (1.47%) Skype
8 6 (1.10%) SSL
8 6 (1.10%) VoIP
8 6 (1.10%) Wireless
9 5 (0.92%) Intranet
10 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.37%) IMAP
11 2 (0.37%) SMS
12 1 (0.18%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.30%) QlikView
5 17 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.20%) MS Access
7 9 (1.65%) Big Data
8 7 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.28%) DB2
8 7 (1.28%) Power BI
8 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.28%) SSDT
8 7 (1.28%) VLDB
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.73%) MySQL
11 4 (0.73%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.75%) JIRA
2 14 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.92%) Selenium
6 4 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.55%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.18%) WinRunner
General
1 204 (37.36%) Finance
2 96 (17.58%) Banking
3 60 (10.99%) Investment Banking
4 48 (8.79%) Law
5 27 (4.95%) Advertising
6 24 (4.40%) Legal
7 8 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (1.28%) Billing
8 7 (1.28%) Retail
8 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.10%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) German Language
10 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.73%) Automotive
11 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.49%) Middleware
2 17 (3.11%) EDI
3 14 (2.56%) .NET
4 13 (2.38%) Web Services
5 9 (1.65%) REST
6 7 (1.28%) XML
7 5 (0.92%) HTML
7 5 (0.92%) JSON
7 5 (0.92%) SOAP
8 4 (0.73%) LDAP
9 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.55%) jQuery
9 3 (0.55%) Mason
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.37%) CSS
10 2 (0.37%) IDoc
10 2 (0.37%) SAP XI
10 2 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 26 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.11%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 11 (2.01%) User Experience
6 10 (1.83%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.65%) NHS
8 8 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.92%) Robotics
11 4 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) FMCG
12 3 (0.55%) Social Media
12 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.37%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (21.98%) Windows
2 43 (7.88%) Windows 7
3 42 (7.69%) Unix
4 29 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (3.85%) Linux
5 21 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 20 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.11%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.20%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.83%) Android
10 5 (0.92%) AIX
11 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.55%) Solaris
12 2 (0.37%) MVS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 83 (15.20%) ITIL
3 78 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 77 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (13.92%) Business Analysis
6 67 (12.27%) Wealth Management
7 57 (10.44%) Data Analysis
8 47 (8.61%) Project Management
9 45 (8.24%) Analytics
10 43 (7.88%) CRM
11 42 (7.69%) Information Security
12 41 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (5.68%) SDLC
15 26 (4.76%) Change Management
16 25 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (4.40%) Configuration Management
17 24 (4.40%) ERP
18 23 (4.21%) Test Automation
19 21 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (24.73%) SQL
2 33 (6.04%) Java
3 14 (2.56%) Python
4 10 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.28%) Perl
5 7 (1.28%) VBA
6 6 (1.10%) C#
6 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.92%) REXX
7 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.73%) ABAP
8 4 (0.73%) R
9 3 (0.55%) JCL
9 3 (0.55%) PHP
9 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.37%) C
10 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.18%) AWK
11 1 (0.18%) sed
11 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 49 (8.97%) Degree
2 31 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.31%) MCSA
4 24 (4.40%) CISSP
5 18 (3.30%) CCNA
5 18 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.75%) MCSE
7 15 (2.75%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.38%) GCIH
8 13 (2.38%) GIAC
8 13 (2.38%) ISEB
9 12 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (2.01%) CISA
10 11 (2.01%) MCITP
11 10 (1.83%) CCENT
11 10 (1.83%) CISM
11 10 (1.83%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.76%) QA
2 23 (4.21%) PMO
2 23 (4.21%) SLA
3 15 (2.75%) GDPR
4 12 (2.20%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.47%) MiFID
7 3 (0.55%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) EMIR
System Software
1 84 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) vSphere
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
5 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (3.85%) Ganglia
2 11 (2.01%) SCOM
3 9 (1.65%) Netcool
4 7 (1.28%) CA Wily
5 6 (1.10%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.37%) Control-M
7 2 (0.37%) SCCM
7 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 84 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.24%) Oracle
3 43 (7.88%) SAP
4 29 (5.31%) VMware
5 26 (4.76%) Citrix
6 24 (4.40%) Tableau
7 15 (2.75%) IBM
7 15 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.20%) Teradata
9 10 (1.83%) Google
9 10 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.47%) Splunk
11 7 (1.28%) Cognos
12 6 (1.10%) CA
13 4 (0.73%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.73%) Remedy
14 3 (0.55%) Juniper
14 3 (0.55%) Sage
14 3 (0.55%) Sun
14 3 (0.55%) Veeam