Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,210 1,469 1,657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 13.83% 14.28% 15.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.59% 14.97% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 1,350 1,523
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,700 £30,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 8,293 9,813 10,292
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.42% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7,189 8,729 9,106
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +4.35%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 -2 16 £67,500 +22.73%
Moorgate -10 1 - -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 495 (40.91%) Finance
2 340 (28.10%) SQL
3 259 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (20.99%) Business Analysis
5 233 (19.26%) Windows
6 227 (18.76%) Microsoft
7 187 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
8 159 (13.14%) Degree
9 154 (12.73%) ITIL
10 153 (12.64%) Active Directory
11 144 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
12 136 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
13 133 (10.99%) Office 365
14 130 (10.74%) Project Management
15 122 (10.08%) Azure
16 120 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
17 113 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 105 (8.68%) Management Information System
19 104 (8.60%) Windows Server
20 101 (8.35%) Banking
20 101 (8.35%) SDLC
21 100 (8.26%) Information Security
22 98 (8.10%) Project Delivery
23 96 (7.93%) User Stories
24 94 (7.77%) Analytics
25 89 (7.36%) Windows 10
26 86 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
27 85 (7.02%) Computer Science
28 84 (6.94%) SQL Server
29 83 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing

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 41 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.22%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.98%) Confluence
4 17 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.58%) CMS
7 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.41%) IIS
8 5 (0.41%) SAS
9 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.25%) JBoss
10 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.083%) Apache
11 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.083%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.083%) MTS
11 1 (0.083%) nginx
11 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 144 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.50%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.33%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.74%) Salerio
2 9 (0.74%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.50%) Eikon
3 6 (0.50%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.17%) RiskWrite
7 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 133 (10.99%) Office 365
2 122 (10.08%) Azure
3 73 (6.03%) Power Platform
4 48 (3.97%) AWS
5 25 (2.07%) SaaS
6 19 (1.57%) Mimecast
7 13 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.41%) GCP
9 5 (0.41%) WhatsApp
10 4 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.17%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.17%) GitHub
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (0.17%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.17%) Serverless
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.88%) Firewall
2 39 (3.22%) Intranet
3 34 (2.81%) LAN
3 34 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.31%) VPN
5 27 (2.23%) DNS
5 27 (2.23%) WAN
6 23 (1.90%) DHCP
7 22 (1.82%) VoIP
8 17 (1.40%) Wireless
9 15 (1.24%) Skype
10 13 (1.07%) Network Security
11 11 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (0.83%) SAN
13 7 (0.58%) Internet
13 7 (0.58%) PuTTY
13 7 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.50%) WebEx
15 5 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.70%) Power BI
3 62 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (2.73%) DB2
7 22 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.83%) Data Lake
10 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 8 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.66%) QlikView
12 7 (0.58%) Big Data
12 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.41%) Looker
14 5 (0.41%) MySQL
14 5 (0.41%) Panintelligence
14 5 (0.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 78 (6.45%) JIRA
2 22 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.83%) Selenium
5 9 (0.74%) Postman
6 7 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.25%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.25%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.17%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.083%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 495 (40.91%) Finance
2 101 (8.35%) Banking
3 56 (4.63%) Law
4 38 (3.14%) Legal
5 37 (3.06%) Front Office
5 37 (3.06%) Marketing
6 26 (2.15%) Retail
7 24 (1.98%) Advertising
8 20 (1.65%) Back Office
9 19 (1.57%) French Language
9 19 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.91%) Billing
11 11 (0.91%) Private Banking
12 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.74%) Publishing
14 8 (0.66%) Games
14 8 (0.66%) Public Sector
15 7 (0.58%) Housing Association
15 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.87%) .NET
2 54 (4.46%) XML
3 26 (2.15%) Web Services
4 19 (1.57%) REST
5 16 (1.32%) HTML
6 10 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 9 (0.74%) SOAP
8 7 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.50%) CSS
10 5 (0.41%) JSON
11 4 (0.33%) jQuery
12 3 (0.25%) EDI
12 3 (0.25%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.25%) J2EE
12 3 (0.25%) Java EE
12 3 (0.25%) Middleware
12 3 (0.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 187 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 51 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (4.05%) Reinsurance
5 37 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (2.73%) Equities
6 33 (2.73%) Fixed Income
7 32 (2.64%) AS400
7 32 (2.64%) iSeries
8 27 (2.23%) Derivative
9 19 (1.57%) User Experience
10 16 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.32%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.24%) iPhone
11 15 (1.24%) Market Risk
11 15 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
13 13 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.99%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 233 (19.26%) Windows
2 104 (8.60%) Windows Server
3 89 (7.36%) Windows 10
4 67 (5.54%) Linux
4 67 (5.54%) Windows 7
5 44 (3.64%) Unix
6 37 (3.06%) Android
6 37 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.98%) Windows Server 2016
9 23 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.41%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.33%) CentOS
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (20.99%) Business Analysis
3 154 (12.73%) ITIL
4 136 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
5 130 (10.74%) Project Management
6 113 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (8.35%) SDLC
8 100 (8.26%) Information Security
9 98 (8.10%) Project Delivery
10 96 (7.93%) User Stories
11 94 (7.77%) Analytics
12 86 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (7.02%) Computer Science
14 83 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 82 (6.78%) Migration
16 81 (6.69%) Investment Management
17 80 (6.61%) Fintech
18 77 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
19 76 (6.28%) Data Modelling
20 64 (5.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 340 (28.10%) SQL
2 82 (6.78%) Python
3 57 (4.71%) Java
3 57 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 52 (4.30%) C#
5 32 (2.64%) RPG
6 22 (1.82%) R
6 22 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.74%) VBA
8 18 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.07%) C++
12 10 (0.83%) C
13 9 (0.74%) MATLAB
13 9 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.66%) PHP
15 6 (0.50%) Perl
16 4 (0.33%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 159 (13.14%) Degree
2 53 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.13%) CISSP
4 42 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.23%) CISA
5 27 (2.23%) CISM
6 25 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.82%) MCSA
8 14 (1.16%) CCNA
9 12 (0.99%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.99%) MCSE
10 11 (0.91%) CEH
11 10 (0.83%) PhD
12 8 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 8 (0.66%) CCSP
12 8 (0.66%) CFA
12 8 (0.66%) CRISC
12 8 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.66%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.58%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.30%) QA
2 45 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.81%) SLA
4 25 (2.07%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.74%) PMO
6 20 (1.65%) NIST
7 13 (1.07%) GDPR
8 10 (0.83%) EMIR
9 9 (0.74%) MiFID
10 8 (0.66%) COBIT
10 8 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.25%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.17%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.083%) IFRS
15 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 153 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.58%) XenApp
7 5 (0.41%) vSphere
8 4 (0.33%) Docker
9 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (2.98%) SCCM
2 9 (0.74%) Nagios
3 8 (0.66%) vCenter Server
4 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.25%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.17%) Control-M
7 2 (0.17%) WSUS
8 1 (0.083%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.083%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (0.083%) EnCase
8 1 (0.083%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.083%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.083%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.083%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.083%) Terraform
Vendors
1 227 (18.76%) Microsoft
2 58 (4.79%) VMware
3 54 (4.46%) Oracle
4 51 (4.21%) Citrix
4 51 (4.21%) ServiceNow
5 40 (3.31%) SAP
5 40 (3.31%) Tableau
6 32 (2.64%) Cisco
7 23 (1.90%) Bloomberg
8 20 (1.65%) Guidewire
9 18 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.32%) Reuters
11 14 (1.16%) ShoreTel
12 13 (1.07%) Apple
13 12 (0.99%) HP
14 11 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.74%) IBM
15 9 (0.74%) iManage
15 9 (0.74%) Informatica
15 9 (0.74%) Sybase