Period
to 12 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 557 1,297 1,662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.32% 12.79% 15.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.03% 13.38% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 520 1,161 1,510
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £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 4,630 9,692 10,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.55% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,021 8,620 9,317
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +5 2 £63,750 +45.71%
Moorgate -7 1 - -
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 255 (45.78%) Finance
2 183 (32.85%) SQL
3 129 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (22.08%) Windows
5 116 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 112 (20.11%) Degree
7 97 (17.41%) Business Analysis
8 91 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
9 83 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
10 78 (14.00%) Management Information System
11 74 (13.29%) Active Directory
12 70 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
12 70 (12.57%) Azure
13 67 (12.03%) Information Security
14 64 (11.49%) ITIL
15 61 (10.95%) Office 365
16 58 (10.41%) Windows 10
17 55 (9.87%) Project Management
18 54 (9.69%) Requirements Gathering
19 53 (9.52%) Computer Science
20 52 (9.34%) Migration
20 52 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
21 51 (9.16%) AWS
22 50 (8.98%) User Stories
23 49 (8.80%) Analytics
23 49 (8.80%) Python
24 47 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
24 47 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
25 46 (8.26%) Power Platform
25 46 (8.26%) Power BI

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 20 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.80%) Confluence
4 8 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
6 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.36%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Salerio
2 4 (0.72%) Elite 3E
2 4 (0.72%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.72%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.36%) Endur
3 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.36%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 70 (12.57%) Azure
2 61 (10.95%) Office 365
3 51 (9.16%) AWS
4 46 (8.26%) Power Platform
5 16 (2.87%) SaaS
6 10 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.72%) G Suite
9 3 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.54%) WhatsApp
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) Serverless
11 1 (0.18%) GCP
11 1 (0.18%) Heroku
11 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.64%) Firewall
2 17 (3.05%) LAN
2 17 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.69%) WAN
4 8 (1.44%) Intranet
4 8 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.44%) Skype
4 8 (1.44%) VPN
5 7 (1.26%) SAN
5 7 (1.26%) VoIP
6 6 (1.08%) DNS
6 6 (1.08%) Network Security
7 4 (0.72%) SWIFTNet
7 4 (0.72%) WebEx
7 4 (0.72%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.54%) DHCP
8 3 (0.54%) SSL
8 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.36%) FTP
9 2 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (8.26%) Power BI
3 40 (7.18%) SQL Server
4 32 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.51%) Data Lake
7 14 (2.51%) DB2
8 12 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.90%) Big Data
9 5 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.90%) Looker
9 5 (0.90%) Panintelligence
9 5 (0.90%) QlikView
9 5 (0.90%) Star Schema
10 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (5.92%) JIRA
2 14 (2.51%) Selenium
3 9 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.72%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.54%) JMeter
5 3 (0.54%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.36%) Cypress.io
6 2 (0.36%) Postman
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 255 (45.78%) Finance
2 45 (8.08%) Banking
3 30 (5.39%) Law
4 28 (5.03%) Legal
5 21 (3.77%) Advertising
6 18 (3.23%) Back Office
7 12 (2.15%) Front Office
7 12 (2.15%) Marketing
8 8 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.26%) Retail
10 5 (0.90%) Games
10 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.72%) Billing
11 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.46%) .NET
2 18 (3.23%) XML
3 15 (2.69%) Web Services
4 10 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (1.44%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.08%) pytest
7 5 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (0.90%) HTML
7 5 (0.90%) Middleware
7 5 (0.90%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.90%) REST
8 4 (0.72%) jQuery
8 4 (0.72%) JSON
8 4 (0.72%) Node.js
9 3 (0.54%) CSS
9 3 (0.54%) YAML
10 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.36%) J2EE
10 2 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.03%) Reinsurance
4 20 (3.59%) Derivative
5 18 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.87%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.69%) Equities
8 14 (2.51%) AS400
8 14 (2.51%) iSeries
9 10 (1.80%) SWIFT
9 10 (1.80%) User Experience
10 9 (1.62%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.26%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 6 (1.08%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 123 (22.08%) Windows
2 58 (10.41%) Windows 10
3 39 (7.00%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.46%) Linux
5 21 (3.77%) Unix
6 20 (3.59%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (1.08%) Android
9 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.54%) Solaris
9 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (17.41%) Business Analysis
3 83 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (12.03%) Information Security
5 64 (11.49%) ITIL
6 55 (9.87%) Project Management
7 54 (9.69%) Requirements Gathering
8 53 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 52 (9.34%) Migration
10 50 (8.98%) User Stories
11 49 (8.80%) Analytics
12 47 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (7.72%) Data Modelling
13 43 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (7.36%) Project Delivery
15 40 (7.18%) Visualisation
16 37 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (6.10%) DevOps
17 34 (6.10%) Investment Management
18 33 (5.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 183 (32.85%) SQL
2 49 (8.80%) Python
3 36 (6.46%) PowerShell
4 26 (4.67%) Java
5 19 (3.41%) C#
6 14 (2.51%) RPG
7 9 (1.62%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.62%) VBA
8 8 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.44%) R
9 7 (1.26%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.26%) C++
9 7 (1.26%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.72%) Korn
12 3 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.54%) Java 8
12 3 (0.54%) Perl
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (20.11%) Degree
2 38 (6.82%) CISSP
3 35 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (4.13%) CISM
6 20 (3.59%) CISA
7 18 (3.23%) Master's Degree
8 16 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.15%) CRISC
10 9 (1.62%) ISEB
10 9 (1.62%) PhD
11 8 (1.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.26%) MCP
13 6 (1.08%) CCSP
13 6 (1.08%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.08%) MCSA
14 5 (0.90%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.90%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.21%) NIST
2 28 (5.03%) QA
3 25 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (3.59%) Data Quality
5 15 (2.69%) PMO
6 14 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.97%) GDPR
8 10 (1.80%) SLA
9 9 (1.62%) COBIT
10 7 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (1.26%) EMIR
10 7 (1.26%) MiFID
11 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.54%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.54%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 74 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.90%) XenApp
6 4 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.54%) Docker
8 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (3.95%) SCCM
2 5 (0.90%) Nagios
3 4 (0.72%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.54%) CSIRT
4 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.54%) QRadar
4 3 (0.54%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.21%) Citrix
3 26 (4.67%) ServiceNow
4 24 (4.31%) Tableau
5 23 (4.13%) Oracle
6 20 (3.59%) VMware
7 14 (2.51%) SAP
8 11 (1.97%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.80%) Cisco
9 10 (1.80%) iManage
9 10 (1.80%) Splunk
10 9 (1.62%) Guidewire
11 8 (1.44%) Qualys
12 7 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.26%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.08%) IBM
13 6 (1.08%) Reuters
13 6 (1.08%) Siebel
14 5 (0.90%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.90%) Sun