Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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

Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,670 1,805 2,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.78% 17.74% 16.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.46% 18.44% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 1,672 2,057
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,675 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,625
% change year-on-year - +2.83% +2.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,146 9,791 13,020
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.22% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,004 8,869 11,755
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,704
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
London Bridge +1 4 £47,500 +15.15%
Moorgate - 2 £40,000 -
Analyst
Central London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 City of London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 801 (47.96%) Finance
2 537 (32.16%) SQL
3 393 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 321 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (16.47%) Windows
6 273 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
7 271 (16.23%) Degree
8 260 (15.57%) Business Analysis
9 240 (14.37%) SQL Server
10 234 (14.01%) Microsoft Excel
11 207 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
12 190 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
13 170 (10.18%) Legal
14 169 (10.12%) ITIL
15 168 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
16 158 (9.46%) Project Management
17 149 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 139 (8.32%) Banking
19 135 (8.08%) Information Security
20 132 (7.90%) SDLC
21 127 (7.60%) Law
22 119 (7.13%) Data Analysis
23 117 (7.01%) Active Directory
24 116 (6.95%) Management Information System
25 112 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 109 (6.53%) Front Office
27 104 (6.23%) Advertising
27 104 (6.23%) User Stories
28 102 (6.11%) Firewall
28 102 (6.11%) Linux

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 42 (2.51%) MS Exchange
2 41 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.62%) SAS
3 27 (1.62%) Skype for Business
4 25 (1.50%) Confluence
5 19 (1.14%) CMS
6 14 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.54%) IIS
8 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.36%) JBoss
10 6 (0.36%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.24%) Apache
11 4 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.24%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 234 (14.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 207 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
3 86 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (4.07%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.84%) Acrobat
8 13 (0.78%) SPSS
9 5 (0.30%) Stata
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.060%) EViews
10 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.060%) InVision
10 1 (0.060%) Moqups
10 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.50%) Elite 3E
2 13 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.24%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.24%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
8 2 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.12%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.12%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.71%) Office 365
2 35 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.02%) SaaS
5 15 (0.90%) Slack
6 12 (0.72%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.42%) IaaS
7 7 (0.42%) PaaS
8 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.060%) Boomi
12 1 (0.060%) Force.com
12 1 (0.060%) Taleo
12 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (6.11%) Firewall
2 57 (3.41%) VPN
3 49 (2.93%) LAN
4 44 (2.63%) WAN
5 38 (2.28%) Intranet
6 37 (2.22%) Internet
7 36 (2.16%) TCP/IP
8 30 (1.80%) Network Security
8 30 (1.80%) Skype
9 28 (1.68%) VoIP
10 25 (1.50%) Wireless
11 24 (1.44%) DNS
12 17 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (0.90%) SAN
15 13 (0.78%) Unified Communications
16 11 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (0.66%) MPLS
16 11 (0.66%) VLAN
17 9 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (4.07%) Power BI
5 61 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 32 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 25 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 25 (1.50%) QlikView
9 22 (1.32%) Big Data
10 18 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.90%) MS Access
12 15 (0.90%) MySQL
13 14 (0.84%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.60%) PowerPivot
14 10 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.54%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (4.43%) JIRA
2 30 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.90%) Selenium
5 8 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.48%) ERwin
5 8 (0.48%) Fiddler
5 8 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.42%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.36%) Maven
8 5 (0.30%) NUnit
8 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.24%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.24%) Moq
10 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.12%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.12%) MSTest
11 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 801 (47.96%) Finance
2 170 (10.18%) Legal
3 139 (8.32%) Banking
4 127 (7.60%) Law
5 109 (6.53%) Front Office
6 104 (6.23%) Advertising
7 86 (5.15%) Retail
8 41 (2.46%) Back Office
9 39 (2.34%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.80%) Publishing
11 29 (1.74%) Marketing
12 22 (1.32%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.26%) Games
14 14 (0.84%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.66%) Billing
15 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.60%) Military
17 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.12%) Private Banking
18 2 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.27%) .NET
2 58 (3.47%) FIX Protocol
3 30 (1.80%) ASP.NET
4 27 (1.62%) XML
5 26 (1.56%) HTML
6 18 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (0.96%) Middleware
8 15 (0.90%) Mason
9 14 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 14 (0.84%) Web Services
10 12 (0.72%) SOAP
10 12 (0.72%) WPF
11 11 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (0.66%) CSS
12 10 (0.60%) REST
13 9 (0.54%) Angular 2
14 8 (0.48%) Gherkin
15 7 (0.42%) HTML5
15 7 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 273 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 83 (4.97%) Fintech
4 82 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 68 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (3.83%) Equities
7 42 (2.51%) Derivative
7 42 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (2.46%) Reinsurance
9 39 (2.34%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.98%) Blackberry
11 30 (1.80%) Hedge funds
12 26 (1.56%) iPhone
12 26 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (1.50%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.38%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.26%) User Experience
16 15 (0.90%) Mobile App
17 13 (0.78%) Data Centre
17 13 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 275 (16.47%) Windows
2 102 (6.11%) Linux
3 72 (4.31%) Windows 10
4 63 (3.77%) Unix
5 60 (3.59%) Windows Server
6 58 (3.47%) Windows 7
7 34 (2.04%) Android
8 17 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.54%) CentOS
14 8 (0.48%) HPUX
14 8 (0.48%) Solaris
15 7 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.36%) Debian
16 6 (0.36%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (15.57%) Business Analysis
3 190 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
4 169 (10.12%) ITIL
5 168 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
6 158 (9.46%) Project Management
7 149 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 135 (8.08%) Information Security
9 132 (7.90%) SDLC
10 119 (7.13%) Data Analysis
11 104 (6.23%) User Stories
12 94 (5.63%) Data Management
13 93 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 91 (5.45%) Analytics
14 91 (5.45%) Risk Management
15 88 (5.27%) Scrum
15 88 (5.27%) Waterfall
16 79 (4.73%) Asset Management
17 75 (4.49%) Workflow
18 74 (4.43%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 537 (32.16%) SQL
2 102 (6.11%) C#
3 100 (5.99%) Java
4 88 (5.27%) Python
4 88 (5.27%) T-SQL
5 58 (3.47%) VBA
6 45 (2.69%) C++
7 41 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 40 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 40 (2.40%) R
8 40 (2.40%) VB
9 30 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 26 (1.56%) C
10 26 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.32%) MATLAB
13 20 (1.20%) Perl
14 16 (0.96%) PL/SQL
15 15 (0.90%) VBScript
16 7 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 271 (16.23%) Degree
2 92 (5.51%) CISSP
3 67 (4.01%) ISEB
4 43 (2.57%) CISM
5 36 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 30 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (1.56%) CEH
9 21 (1.26%) CISA
10 20 (1.20%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.08%) Security Cleared
12 15 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.90%) PhD
13 14 (0.84%) CBAP
13 14 (0.84%) Master's Degree
13 14 (0.84%) SANS
14 13 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
14 13 (0.78%) IIBA
14 13 (0.78%) MCSE
14 13 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.79%) QA
2 74 (4.43%) Data Quality
3 65 (3.89%) GDPR
4 53 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (2.75%) PMO
6 36 (2.16%) MiFID
7 24 (1.44%) PCI DSS
8 20 (1.20%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.78%) SLA
10 12 (0.72%) EMIR
11 10 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.24%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.18%) COBIT
15 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.18%) PSD2
16 2 (0.12%) GAAP
16 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.08%) XenApp
4 7 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.42%) vSphere
5 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.36%) pfSense
5 6 (0.36%) Snort
6 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.060%) Firmware
9 1 (0.060%) NFS
9 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.060%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (2.04%) SCCM
2 16 (0.96%) Nessus
3 6 (0.36%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.36%) FortiGate
3 6 (0.36%) OpenVAS
3 6 (0.36%) OSSEC
3 6 (0.36%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.30%) Control-M
4 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.18%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.18%) Nagios
6 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.18%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) Kibana
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.12%) Puppet
7 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 393 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.39%) Oracle
3 75 (4.49%) Cisco
3 75 (4.49%) Citrix
4 68 (4.07%) VMware
5 63 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 52 (3.11%) Tableau
7 44 (2.63%) SAP
8 43 (2.57%) Sybase
9 39 (2.34%) Workday
10 27 (1.62%) Bloomberg
10 27 (1.62%) iManage
11 26 (1.56%) Apple
12 25 (1.50%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.44%) Aderant
14 23 (1.38%) HP
15 21 (1.26%) Intapp
16 20 (1.20%) Adobe
17 19 (1.14%) Cognos
18 17 (1.02%) CheckPoint