Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,610 1,747 1,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.46% 17.16% 16.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.12% 18.07% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,605 1,777
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 10,651 9,667 11,171
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 94.97% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,516 8,753 10,175
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.76% +0.87% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -5 5 £55,000 +64.18%
Moorgate -1 1 £32,500 -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 680 (42.24%) Finance
2 482 (29.94%) SQL
3 379 (23.54%) Microsoft
4 306 (19.01%) Windows
5 305 (18.94%) Business Analysis
6 287 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
7 247 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
8 215 (13.35%) Microsoft Office
9 211 (13.11%) SQL Server
10 197 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
11 196 (12.17%) Degree
12 189 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
13 172 (10.68%) ITIL
14 164 (10.19%) Banking
15 162 (10.06%) Active Directory
16 160 (9.94%) Project Management
17 154 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 142 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
19 126 (7.83%) C#
20 125 (7.76%) Law
20 125 (7.76%) Legal
21 117 (7.27%) Analytics
22 116 (7.20%) Windows Server
22 116 (7.20%) SDLC
23 111 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 110 (6.83%) Information Security
24 110 (6.83%) PowerShell
25 103 (6.40%) Front Office
26 98 (6.09%) QA
26 98 (6.09%) Cybersecurity

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 69 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 64 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 23 (1.43%) IIS
4 20 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (1.12%) SAS
7 16 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.68%) Confluence
9 8 (0.50%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.25%) JBoss
12 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.12%) CMS
13 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.12%) WordPress
14 1 (0.062%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.062%) GlassFish
Applications
1 215 (13.35%) Microsoft Office
2 197 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (4.04%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 35 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) Infor SunSystems
2 9 (0.56%) ReMetrica
2 9 (0.56%) thinkFolio
3 8 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.43%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.43%) Sonata
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.25%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.19%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.28%) Office 365
2 59 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.24%) SaaS
4 17 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.43%) IaaS
8 7 (0.43%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) Slack
9 4 (0.25%) Yammer
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.12%) GitHub
11 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.78%) Firewall
2 73 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 47 (2.92%) Internet
4 37 (2.30%) LAN
5 36 (2.24%) Network Security
6 35 (2.17%) WAN
7 30 (1.86%) DNS
8 26 (1.61%) DHCP
9 20 (1.24%) VPN
10 19 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (1.18%) Skype
11 18 (1.12%) Wireless
12 11 (0.68%) VLAN
12 11 (0.68%) VoIP
13 9 (0.56%) SAN
14 8 (0.50%) Intranet
14 8 (0.50%) WLAN
15 7 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (0.37%) FTP
17 5 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 111 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (3.66%) Power BI
6 43 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
6 43 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
11 14 (0.87%) QlikView
12 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (0.62%) Big Data
14 10 (0.62%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.56%) PowerPivot
16 8 (0.50%) DB2
16 8 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.36%) JIRA
3 37 (2.30%) Selenium
4 30 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 24 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.18%) HP UFT
8 17 (1.06%) SpecFlow
9 16 (0.99%) Git (software)
10 13 (0.81%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.62%) Maven
12 9 (0.56%) Hudson
13 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.31%) JMeter
14 5 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.19%) LoadRunner
15 3 (0.19%) Moq
15 3 (0.19%) NUnit
15 3 (0.19%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 680 (42.24%) Finance
2 164 (10.19%) Banking
3 125 (7.76%) Law
3 125 (7.76%) Legal
4 103 (6.40%) Front Office
5 74 (4.60%) Advertising
6 59 (3.66%) Retail
7 49 (3.04%) Marketing
8 42 (2.61%) Back Office
9 27 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.61%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.75%) Games
13 10 (0.62%) International Banking
13 10 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.43%) French Language
15 6 (0.37%) Billing
16 4 (0.25%) Publishing
17 3 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.19%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.78%) .NET
2 38 (2.36%) XML
3 37 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
4 35 (2.17%) HTML
5 29 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 25 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 18 (1.12%) CSS
9 16 (0.99%) Gherkin
9 16 (0.99%) Web Services
10 13 (0.81%) REST
10 13 (0.81%) SOAP
11 11 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (0.62%) HTML5
13 9 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (0.56%) RESTful
14 8 (0.50%) J2EE
14 8 (0.50%) Middleware
14 8 (0.50%) WPF
15 7 (0.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 247 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 74 (4.60%) Reinsurance
4 70 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.91%) Fintech
6 61 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (3.04%) Hedge funds
8 48 (2.98%) Equities
9 43 (2.67%) Derivative
10 39 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
11 32 (1.99%) Fixed Income
12 21 (1.30%) SWIFT
13 20 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 20 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.18%) User Experience
15 16 (0.99%) Mobile App
16 15 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
16 15 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (0.75%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 306 (19.01%) Windows
2 116 (7.20%) Windows Server
3 89 (5.53%) Linux
4 78 (4.84%) Unix
5 64 (3.98%) Windows 7
6 51 (3.17%) Windows 10
7 47 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.18%) Android
10 17 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.43%) HPUX
16 6 (0.37%) AIX
16 6 (0.37%) CentOS
17 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (18.94%) Business Analysis
2 287 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
4 172 (10.68%) ITIL
5 160 (9.94%) Project Management
6 154 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 142 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 117 (7.27%) Analytics
9 116 (7.20%) SDLC
10 110 (6.83%) Information Security
11 98 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
12 94 (5.84%) Data Analysis
13 90 (5.59%) Investment Management
13 90 (5.59%) Risk Management
14 86 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
15 79 (4.91%) ETL
16 78 (4.84%) CRM
17 77 (4.78%) Waterfall
18 75 (4.66%) Test Automation
19 74 (4.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 482 (29.94%) SQL
2 126 (7.83%) C#
3 110 (6.83%) PowerShell
4 97 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 74 (4.60%) Python
6 59 (3.66%) VBA
7 53 (3.29%) JavaScript
8 49 (3.04%) Java
9 35 (2.17%) C
9 35 (2.17%) C++
10 31 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.86%) R
12 27 (1.68%) VB
13 25 (1.55%) VB.NET
14 24 (1.49%) Perl
15 21 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.75%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.68%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.62%) VBScript
19 9 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 196 (12.17%) Degree
2 72 (4.47%) CISSP
3 53 (3.29%) ISEB
4 34 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (1.99%) GIAC
6 30 (1.86%) CEH
7 27 (1.68%) CISM
7 27 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 25 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.49%) CCIE
9 24 (1.49%) CCNP
9 24 (1.49%) GSEC
10 23 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.12%) CISA
12 16 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.99%) PhD
13 14 (0.87%) MCP
14 13 (0.81%) MCSE
14 13 (0.81%) Security Cleared
15 12 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.09%) QA
2 58 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 34 (2.11%) GDPR
4 34 (2.11%) PMO
5 32 (1.99%) SLA
6 28 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 28 (1.74%) MiFID
7 23 (1.43%) EMIR
8 17 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
9 16 (0.99%) Solvency II
10 12 (0.75%) COBIT
10 12 (0.75%) SEPA
11 11 (0.68%) ISO 20022
12 10 (0.62%) FATCA
13 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.19%) TARGET2
14 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.062%) GAAP
System Software
1 162 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.24%) XenApp
4 15 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.87%) vSphere
6 12 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.19%) Firmware
10 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.062%) Docker
12 1 (0.062%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.062%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (1.74%) SCCM
2 9 (0.56%) Nagios
3 7 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.31%) WSUS
6 4 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.25%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.19%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.19%) Kibana
7 3 (0.19%) logstash
8 2 (0.12%) Ansible
8 2 (0.12%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.12%) Control-M
8 2 (0.12%) Nessus
8 2 (0.12%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.12%) Puppet
8 2 (0.12%) SCOM
8 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.062%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 379 (23.54%) Microsoft
2 86 (5.34%) Tableau
3 80 (4.97%) Citrix
4 63 (3.91%) VMware
5 60 (3.73%) Oracle
5 60 (3.73%) SAP
6 52 (3.23%) Cisco
7 46 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.93%) CheckPoint
9 23 (1.43%) Bloomberg
10 22 (1.37%) Cognos
10 22 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 21 (1.30%) Sybase
12 19 (1.18%) IBM
13 18 (1.12%) iManage
14 17 (1.06%) Google
15 16 (0.99%) Reuters
16 15 (0.93%) Ivanti
17 14 (0.87%) HP
17 14 (0.87%) Red Hat