Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 399 1,320 1,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.96% 13.28% 14.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.75% 13.92% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 383 1,173 1,461
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% - -

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 3,395 9,484 10,577
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.24% 95.40% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,970 8,301 9,478
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,875 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 172 (43.11%) Finance
2 122 (30.58%) SQL
3 111 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (23.31%) Windows
5 92 (23.06%) Microsoft
6 84 (21.05%) Degree
7 76 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 58 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (13.28%) Python
10 53 (13.28%) Active Directory
11 52 (13.03%) Azure
12 48 (12.03%) Management Information System
13 47 (11.78%) Office 365
14 46 (11.53%) User Stories
14 46 (11.53%) Information Security
15 44 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
17 40 (10.03%) Requirements Gathering
18 38 (9.52%) Power Platform
18 38 (9.52%) SQL Server
18 38 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (9.27%) AWS
19 37 (9.27%) Power BI
20 36 (9.02%) Use Case
21 35 (8.77%) ITIL
21 35 (8.77%) Windows 10
22 34 (8.52%) Workshop Facilitation
23 33 (8.27%) SDLC
24 32 (8.02%) Scenario 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 22 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.75%) Confluence
3 6 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 2 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.75%) iTrent
3 3 (0.75%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle AGIS
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.50%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.50%) MoSes
4 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.50%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.03%) Azure
2 47 (11.78%) Office 365
3 38 (9.52%) Power Platform
4 37 (9.27%) AWS
5 9 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (2.26%) SaaS
6 4 (1.00%) G Suite
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.75%) GCP
7 3 (0.75%) Serverless
8 2 (0.50%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.50%) Logic Apps
8 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.76%) Firewall
2 11 (2.76%) LAN
3 10 (2.51%) VPN
3 10 (2.51%) WAN
4 9 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.75%) Network Security
5 7 (1.75%) SSL
5 7 (1.75%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.00%) Skype
6 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.75%) Intranet
7 3 (0.75%) SAN
8 2 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.50%) DNS
8 2 (0.50%) Internet
8 2 (0.50%) SSH
8 2 (0.50%) VoIP
8 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.27%) Power BI
3 27 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.26%) SAP BW
7 8 (2.01%) MS Access
7 8 (2.01%) MySQL
8 7 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (1.75%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.25%) Big Data
9 5 (1.25%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.25%) Looker
9 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (6.77%) JIRA
2 18 (4.51%) Selenium
3 9 (2.26%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.01%) Cypress.io
5 4 (1.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.75%) JMeter
6 3 (0.75%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.25%) JUnit
8 1 (0.25%) SilkTest
General
1 172 (43.11%) Finance
2 27 (6.77%) Banking
3 24 (6.02%) Advertising
4 18 (4.51%) Legal
5 13 (3.26%) Law
6 11 (2.76%) Front Office
7 8 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.75%) Back Office
8 7 (1.75%) Marketing
9 6 (1.50%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.00%) Electronics
10 4 (1.00%) Games
10 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.00%) Retail
10 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.75%) Social Housing
12 2 (0.50%) Local Government
12 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.76%) .NET
2 7 (1.75%) SAP Basis
2 7 (1.75%) YAML
3 6 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (1.50%) HTML
3 6 (1.50%) pytest
4 5 (1.25%) Gherkin
4 5 (1.25%) Web Services
5 4 (1.00%) jQuery
5 4 (1.00%) Node.js
6 3 (0.75%) XML
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.25%) Ajax
8 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.25%) Jinja
8 1 (0.25%) JSON
8 1 (0.25%) React
8 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (12.03%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.51%) Derivative
5 11 (2.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 11 (2.76%) Equities
6 10 (2.51%) Market Risk
7 9 (2.26%) Exotic Derivative
8 8 (2.01%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.75%) Robotics
9 7 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.25%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.25%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.25%) User Experience
11 4 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.31%) Windows
2 35 (8.77%) Windows 10
3 32 (8.02%) Linux
4 19 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.51%) Unix
6 9 (2.26%) Solaris
7 7 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.50%) Android
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 56 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (11.53%) Information Security
4 46 (11.53%) User Stories
5 44 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (10.03%) Requirements Gathering
7 38 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (9.02%) Use Case
9 35 (8.77%) ITIL
10 34 (8.52%) Workshop Facilitation
11 33 (8.27%) SDLC
12 32 (8.02%) Computer Science
12 32 (8.02%) Project Delivery
12 32 (8.02%) Scenario Testing
13 31 (7.77%) Translating Business Requirements
14 30 (7.52%) Visualisation
15 28 (7.02%) Validation
16 27 (6.77%) Risk Management
17 26 (6.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.58%) SQL
2 53 (13.28%) Python
3 23 (5.76%) C#
4 16 (4.01%) Java
5 11 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.01%) C++
8 6 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.50%) R
9 5 (1.25%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.25%) VBA
10 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.75%) Java 8
11 3 (0.75%) Perl
11 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.75%) VB
12 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.50%) Go
12 2 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 84 (21.05%) Degree
2 30 (7.52%) CISSP
3 20 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.51%) CISM
5 17 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 14 (3.51%) Master's Degree
8 11 (2.76%) CCSP
8 11 (2.76%) CISA
8 11 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (2.76%) ISEB
8 11 (2.76%) PhD
9 8 (2.01%) GCIA
9 8 (2.01%) GCIH
10 7 (1.75%) CREST Certified
10 7 (1.75%) CRISC
10 7 (1.75%) GCFA
11 6 (1.50%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.52%) NIST
2 19 (4.76%) QA
3 15 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 15 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.01%) SLA
5 11 (2.76%) COBIT
5 11 (2.76%) GDPR
6 9 (2.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (2.26%) EMIR
6 9 (2.26%) MiFID
7 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.00%) ISO 31000
8 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (1.00%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.75%) IFRS
10 2 (0.50%) PMO
11 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.25%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.26%) SCCM
2 7 (1.75%) CSIRT
2 7 (1.75%) QRadar
3 4 (1.00%) WSUS
4 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (23.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.27%) Oracle
3 19 (4.76%) Tableau
4 13 (3.26%) SAP
5 12 (3.01%) VMware
6 11 (2.76%) Cisco
7 9 (2.26%) Splunk
8 8 (2.01%) LogRhythm
9 7 (1.75%) AlienVault
9 7 (1.75%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.75%) Citrix
10 6 (1.50%) iManage
10 6 (1.50%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.25%) Reuters
12 4 (1.00%) Google
12 4 (1.00%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.75%) Intapp
13 3 (0.75%) Northgate
13 3 (0.75%) Qualys