Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 494 348 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.35% 15.45% 19.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.06% 15.88% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 357 319 535
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £34,279 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.10% -0.64% +9.52%
10th Percentile £19,400 £20,900 £18,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +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 2896 2192 3167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.29% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1885 2689
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,550 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Warrington 0 108 £25,750 -18.25% 11
Knutsford +6 93 £50,000 +127.27% 2
Chester -1 60 £30,000 -11.11% 5
Wilmslow -5 28 £32,750 -4.46% 3
Macclesfield +14 21 £42,500 +63.46% 2
Crewe -9 14 £35,000 -3.45%
Daresbury - 7 £18,000 -
Runcorn 0 6 £27,500 +22.22%
Northwich +7 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Sandbach -9 3 £25,000 +16.28%
Alderley Edge -8 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £22,500 -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 176 (35.63%) Finance
2 115 (23.28%) Windows
3 108 (21.86%) SQL
4 90 (18.22%) Microsoft
5 87 (17.61%) Active Directory
5 87 (17.61%) ITIL
6 84 (17.00%) Banking
7 83 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
9 75 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
11 62 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
12 61 (12.35%) Risk Management
13 54 (10.93%) Business Analysis
14 53 (10.73%) Degree
15 51 (10.32%) SQL Server
16 48 (9.72%) LAN
16 48 (9.72%) WAN
17 47 (9.51%) TCP/IP
18 44 (8.91%) Analytics
19 40 (8.10%) Project Management
19 40 (8.10%) Data Analysis
20 38 (7.69%) Windows 7
20 38 (7.69%) SAP
21 37 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
22 35 (7.09%) Investment Banking
23 34 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (6.88%) CRM
24 33 (6.68%) Wealth Management
24 33 (6.68%) SDLC

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 29 (5.87%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.43%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.82%) SAS
5 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.01%) Confluence
8 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.81%) JBoss
9 3 (0.61%) Apache
9 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.40%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.20%) IIS
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (3.44%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.42%) SAP PP
3 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.81%) SAP EWM
5 4 (0.81%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.61%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.40%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.40%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.40%) SAP PP-PI
7 2 (0.40%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.40%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.47%) Office 365
2 21 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.24%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.01%) PaaS
5 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.61%) Trello
6 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Boomi
7 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.72%) LAN
1 48 (9.72%) WAN
2 47 (9.51%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.64%) VPN
4 15 (3.04%) DHCP
4 15 (3.04%) DNS
5 13 (2.63%) Firewall
6 12 (2.43%) Internet
6 12 (2.43%) Skype
7 11 (2.23%) SAN
8 7 (1.42%) Network Security
9 6 (1.21%) Intranet
9 6 (1.21%) VoIP
9 6 (1.21%) Wireless
10 5 (1.01%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.61%) WebEx
11 3 (0.61%) WLAN
12 2 (0.40%) SMS
12 2 (0.40%) SSH
12 2 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.64%) QlikView
4 15 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.83%) MS Access
6 8 (1.62%) Power BI
6 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.42%) Big Data
7 7 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.21%) SSDT
9 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.81%) DB2
10 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.61%) MySQL
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.61%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 23 (4.66%) JIRA
2 16 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.42%) Selenium
4 7 (1.42%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.01%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Calabash
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.20%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 176 (35.63%) Finance
2 84 (17.00%) Banking
3 35 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.47%) Law
5 23 (4.66%) Legal
6 22 (4.45%) Advertising
7 10 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.62%) Marketing
10 7 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.21%) Billing
11 6 (1.21%) Retail
12 5 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.81%) Automotive
14 2 (0.40%) Electronics
14 2 (0.40%) Front Office
14 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.40%) German Language
15 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.26%) Middleware
2 17 (3.44%) EDI
3 12 (2.43%) Web Services
4 8 (1.62%) .NET
5 7 (1.42%) SOAP
6 5 (1.01%) REST
6 5 (1.01%) XML
7 4 (0.81%) IDoc
7 4 (0.81%) SAP XI
8 3 (0.61%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.61%) HTML
8 3 (0.61%) JSON
8 3 (0.61%) Mason
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.40%) CSS
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.20%) J2EE
10 1 (0.20%) LAMP
10 1 (0.20%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.24%) User Experience
5 13 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.23%) NHS
7 10 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.42%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.81%) Contactless
11 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.61%) CMDB
12 3 (0.61%) FMCG
12 3 (0.61%) PKI
12 3 (0.61%) Social Media
13 2 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 115 (23.28%) Windows
2 38 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 34 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (6.48%) Unix
5 25 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 25 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.24%) Windows 8
7 15 (3.04%) Windows 10
8 14 (2.83%) Linux
9 12 (2.43%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.82%) Android
11 6 (1.21%) AIX
12 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) MVS
13 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.61%) ITIL
2 83 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (12.35%) Risk Management
5 54 (10.93%) Business Analysis
6 44 (8.91%) Analytics
7 40 (8.10%) Data Analysis
7 40 (8.10%) Project Management
8 37 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (6.88%) CRM
10 33 (6.68%) SDLC
10 33 (6.68%) Wealth Management
11 32 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (6.28%) Information Security
13 29 (5.87%) Configuration Management
14 22 (4.45%) Data Security
15 20 (4.05%) Change Management
15 20 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (4.05%) ERP
15 20 (4.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 108 (21.86%) SQL
2 15 (3.04%) Java
3 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.62%) C#
5 7 (1.42%) VBA
6 6 (1.21%) Python
7 5 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.81%) Perl
8 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.61%) C
9 3 (0.61%) JCL
9 3 (0.61%) REXX
10 2 (0.40%) ABAP
10 2 (0.40%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) R
11 1 (0.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 53 (10.73%) Degree
2 25 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.66%) CISSP
4 22 (4.45%) MCSA
5 19 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.44%) CCNA
6 17 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.04%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.63%) CISA
8 13 (2.63%) CISM
9 12 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (2.23%) ISEB
10 11 (2.23%) ISTQB
10 11 (2.23%) MCSE
11 10 (2.02%) MCITP
11 10 (2.02%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.82%) CCENT
12 9 (1.82%) CRISC
13 7 (1.42%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.42%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.45%) QA
1 22 (4.45%) SLA
2 17 (3.44%) PMO
3 10 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 87 (17.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) vSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (3.85%) Ganglia
2 6 (1.21%) CA Wily
3 5 (1.01%) SCOM
4 3 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.61%) Netcool
4 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.40%) Control-M
5 2 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.69%) SAP
3 32 (6.48%) Oracle
4 29 (5.87%) Citrix
5 25 (5.06%) Tableau
6 21 (4.25%) VMware
7 17 (3.44%) ServiceNow
8 13 (2.63%) Teradata
9 10 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.62%) Google
10 8 (1.62%) IBM
11 6 (1.21%) Cognos
11 6 (1.21%) Splunk
12 5 (1.01%) Cisco
12 5 (1.01%) Juniper
12 5 (1.01%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.81%) Sun
14 3 (0.61%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.61%) CA
14 3 (0.61%) Hyperion