Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,654 1,866 2,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.13% 18.37% 17.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.76% 19.29% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 1,705 2,034
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.83%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,050 £73,750
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 10,492 9,673 12,367
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.24% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,332 8,748 11,299
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 £33,425 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 0 4 £53,750 +45.27%
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 717 (43.35%) Finance
2 518 (31.32%) SQL
3 404 (24.43%) Microsoft
4 319 (19.29%) Business Analysis
5 314 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
6 313 (18.92%) Windows
7 269 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
8 257 (15.54%) Degree
9 241 (14.57%) Microsoft Excel
9 241 (14.57%) Microsoft Office
10 231 (13.97%) SQL Server
11 199 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
12 197 (11.91%) Project Management
13 180 (10.88%) ITIL
14 156 (9.43%) Active Directory
15 148 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
16 147 (8.89%) Legal
17 143 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 142 (8.59%) Banking
19 132 (7.98%) Information Security
20 126 (7.62%) SDLC
21 123 (7.44%) Law
22 115 (6.95%) Front Office
23 108 (6.53%) Management Information System
24 100 (6.05%) Linux
24 100 (6.05%) Data Analysis
25 94 (5.68%) T-SQL
26 93 (5.62%) C#
26 93 (5.62%) Firewall
26 93 (5.62%) Investment Management

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 70 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 43 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 24 (1.45%) SAS
5 22 (1.33%) Confluence
5 22 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.67%) NServiceBus
8 10 (0.60%) IIS
9 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.42%) JBoss
11 5 (0.30%) CMS
11 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.18%) Apache
13 3 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.18%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 241 (14.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 241 (14.57%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 83 (5.02%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.060%) EViews
8 1 (0.060%) Moqups
8 1 (0.060%) Simulink
8 1 (0.060%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.60%) Infor SunSystems
3 10 (0.60%) ReMetrica
4 9 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 8 (0.48%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.42%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.24%) Sage X3
8 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.24%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.24%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.26%) Office 365
2 62 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.97%) SaaS
5 13 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (0.67%) IaaS
6 11 (0.67%) PaaS
6 11 (0.67%) Slack
7 9 (0.54%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.18%) Yammer
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.62%) Firewall
2 63 (3.81%) LAN
3 62 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 61 (3.69%) WAN
5 42 (2.54%) VPN
6 38 (2.30%) Internet
7 36 (2.18%) Network Security
8 34 (2.06%) DNS
8 34 (2.06%) Skype
9 23 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 22 (1.33%) Wireless
11 20 (1.21%) VLAN
12 19 (1.15%) VoIP
13 18 (1.09%) DHCP
13 18 (1.09%) Intranet
14 16 (0.97%) WLAN
15 15 (0.91%) MPLS
15 15 (0.91%) SAN
16 12 (0.73%) Unified Communications
17 11 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 90 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (3.20%) Power BI
6 50 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.27%) QlikView
10 15 (0.91%) MS Access
11 14 (0.85%) Big Data
11 14 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.79%) MySQL
13 11 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.48%) PowerPivot
16 7 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.42%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 64 (3.87%) JIRA
2 19 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.09%) Selenium
4 17 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.60%) HP UFT
6 10 (0.60%) Maven
6 10 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.54%) Fiddler
7 9 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.36%) Moq
9 6 (0.36%) NUnit
9 6 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.30%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.24%) JMeter
12 3 (0.18%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
General
1 717 (43.35%) Finance
2 147 (8.89%) Legal
3 142 (8.59%) Banking
4 123 (7.44%) Law
5 115 (6.95%) Front Office
6 92 (5.56%) Retail
7 90 (5.44%) Advertising
8 45 (2.72%) Back Office
9 40 (2.42%) Marketing
10 34 (2.06%) Investment Banking
11 29 (1.75%) Games
12 25 (1.51%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.97%) Publishing
15 9 (0.54%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.48%) French Language
17 7 (0.42%) Billing
18 5 (0.30%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
19 3 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
2 64 (3.87%) .NET
3 38 (2.30%) XML
4 26 (1.57%) HTML
5 20 (1.21%) .NET Framework
5 20 (1.21%) Web Services
6 17 (1.03%) SOAP
7 16 (0.97%) REST
8 15 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.67%) Spring
11 10 (0.60%) CSS
12 9 (0.54%) Mason
12 9 (0.54%) RESTful
12 9 (0.54%) WPF
13 8 (0.48%) J2EE
13 8 (0.48%) MDX
13 8 (0.48%) Middleware
14 7 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 269 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 79 (4.78%) Fintech
4 76 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 72 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 58 (3.51%) Equities
7 53 (3.20%) Hedge funds
8 48 (2.90%) Reinsurance
9 46 (2.78%) Derivative
10 41 (2.48%) Fixed Income
11 34 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (1.69%) User Experience
13 25 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.39%) Credit Risk
15 22 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (1.15%) Blackberry
17 17 (1.03%) iPhone
18 14 (0.85%) Virtual Team
19 13 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
19 13 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 313 (18.92%) Windows
2 100 (6.05%) Linux
3 93 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 76 (4.59%) Windows 7
5 67 (4.05%) Unix
5 67 (4.05%) Windows 10
6 33 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.87%) Android
9 19 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.67%) HPUX
12 10 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.36%) AIX
15 6 (0.36%) CentOS
15 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.060%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (19.29%) Business Analysis
2 314 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
4 197 (11.91%) Project Management
5 180 (10.88%) ITIL
6 148 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
7 143 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 132 (7.98%) Information Security
9 126 (7.62%) SDLC
10 100 (6.05%) Data Analysis
11 93 (5.62%) Investment Management
12 92 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 89 (5.38%) Analytics
14 85 (5.14%) Scrum
15 81 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
16 80 (4.84%) User Stories
17 78 (4.72%) Waterfall
18 77 (4.66%) ETL
19 75 (4.53%) Asset Management
19 75 (4.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 518 (31.32%) SQL
2 94 (5.68%) T-SQL
3 93 (5.62%) C#
4 90 (5.44%) PowerShell
5 78 (4.72%) Java
6 71 (4.29%) Python
6 71 (4.29%) VBA
7 44 (2.66%) Shell Script
8 40 (2.42%) C
9 37 (2.24%) C++
10 34 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.00%) JavaScript
12 31 (1.87%) VB
13 30 (1.81%) R
14 21 (1.27%) VBScript
15 18 (1.09%) Perl
16 16 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.85%) MATLAB
19 10 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 257 (15.54%) Degree
2 83 (5.02%) CISSP
3 38 (2.30%) ISEB
4 37 (2.24%) CISM
5 29 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 22 (1.33%) CEH
9 22 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (1.09%) CBAP
11 18 (1.09%) GIAC
12 17 (1.03%) CCNP
12 17 (1.03%) CISA
12 17 (1.03%) MCP
13 16 (0.97%) PhD
14 15 (0.91%) CCNA
15 14 (0.85%) MCSE
16 13 (0.79%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.96%) QA
2 51 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (2.96%) GDPR
4 41 (2.48%) Data Quality
5 37 (2.24%) PMO
6 29 (1.75%) MiFID
7 24 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (1.33%) SLA
9 16 (0.97%) EMIR
10 11 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.54%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.42%) COBIT
13 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
14 6 (0.36%) SEPA
15 4 (0.24%) ISO 20022
16 3 (0.18%) FATCA
16 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
17 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 156 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.21%) XenApp
4 18 (1.09%) vSphere
5 15 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.73%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.18%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.060%) Docker
14 1 (0.060%) Firmware
14 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.060%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (1.81%) SCCM
2 7 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.36%) Nagios
3 6 (0.36%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.24%) Control-M
5 4 (0.24%) Kibana
6 3 (0.18%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.18%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.12%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.060%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.060%) Puppet
Vendors
1 404 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.96%) Citrix
3 77 (4.66%) Oracle
3 77 (4.66%) VMware
4 71 (4.29%) Cisco
4 71 (4.29%) Tableau
5 58 (3.51%) SAP
6 47 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (2.36%) ServiceNow
8 27 (1.63%) Bloomberg
9 26 (1.57%) Sybase
10 25 (1.51%) Apple
10 25 (1.51%) CheckPoint
11 24 (1.45%) iManage
12 23 (1.39%) Cognos
13 21 (1.27%) Workday
14 19 (1.15%) HP
15 17 (1.03%) Reuters
16 15 (0.91%) Intapp
16 15 (0.91%) MicroStrategy