Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,268 1,499 1,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 14.48% 15.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.73% 15.17% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,345 1,510
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 8,609 9,884 10,222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.51% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,435 8,823 9,114
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,350 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -7 15 £90,000 +63.64%
Moorgate -5 1 £75,000 +46.34%
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 493 (38.88%) Finance
2 322 (25.39%) SQL
3 280 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (20.66%) Business Analysis
5 242 (19.09%) Windows
6 224 (17.67%) Microsoft
7 175 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
8 159 (12.54%) ITIL
9 153 (12.07%) Active Directory
10 146 (11.51%) Office 365
11 139 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
11 139 (10.96%) Degree
12 132 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
12 132 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
13 119 (9.38%) Management Information System
14 118 (9.31%) SDLC
15 117 (9.23%) Project Management
16 116 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 116 (9.15%) Azure
17 111 (8.75%) Banking
18 109 (8.60%) User Stories
19 106 (8.36%) SQL Server
20 104 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
21 100 (7.89%) Windows Server
22 98 (7.73%) Project Delivery
23 92 (7.26%) Analytics
24 90 (7.10%) Fintech
25 87 (6.86%) Information Security
26 83 (6.55%) Python
26 83 (6.55%) Windows 10

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 42 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.89%) Confluence
4 12 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (0.87%) CMS
5 11 (0.87%) SAS
6 10 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.71%) IIS
8 7 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.24%) JBoss
11 3 (0.24%) MTS
11 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.079%) Apache
12 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.079%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.079%) nginx
Applications
1 139 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.55%) SPSS
6 6 (0.47%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.63%) Salerio
2 8 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.47%) FastStats
3 6 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.39%) Eikon
4 5 (0.39%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.32%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.16%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 146 (11.51%) Office 365
2 116 (9.15%) Azure
3 76 (5.99%) Power Platform
4 35 (2.76%) AWS
5 29 (2.29%) SaaS
6 13 (1.03%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.79%) GCP
8 6 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.32%) WhatsApp
11 3 (0.24%) G Suite
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Flow
12 2 (0.16%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.10%) Firewall
2 40 (3.15%) Intranet
3 36 (2.84%) LAN
4 34 (2.68%) VPN
5 33 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 30 (2.37%) WAN
7 22 (1.74%) DNS
7 22 (1.74%) Wireless
8 21 (1.66%) DHCP
9 19 (1.50%) VoIP
10 15 (1.18%) Network Security
11 13 (1.03%) Skype
12 12 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.55%) Internet
13 7 (0.55%) MPLS
13 7 (0.55%) PuTTY
13 7 (0.55%) VLAN
14 6 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.47%) SAN
15 5 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.68%) Power BI
3 60 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.81%) DB2
8 15 (1.18%) QlikView
9 14 (1.10%) Big Data
10 12 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.63%) MS Access
12 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.55%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.39%) MySQL
15 4 (0.32%) DTS
15 4 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 82 (6.47%) JIRA
2 20 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.63%) Postman
4 8 (0.63%) Selenium
5 6 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.32%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.24%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.24%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.079%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.079%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.079%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.079%) XMLSpy
General
1 493 (38.88%) Finance
2 111 (8.75%) Banking
3 51 (4.02%) Marketing
4 45 (3.55%) Law
5 43 (3.39%) Front Office
6 37 (2.92%) Retail
7 26 (2.05%) Advertising
7 26 (2.05%) Legal
8 21 (1.66%) French Language
9 18 (1.42%) Back Office
9 18 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.03%) Private Banking
11 13 (1.03%) Public Sector
12 10 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.79%) Games
12 10 (0.79%) Publishing
13 9 (0.71%) Billing
13 9 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.55%) Housing Association
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.81%) .NET
2 51 (4.02%) XML
3 22 (1.74%) REST
4 19 (1.50%) HTML
5 17 (1.34%) Web Services
6 14 (1.10%) SOAP
7 13 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (0.63%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (0.55%) COM
10 6 (0.47%) CSS
11 5 (0.39%) jQuery
12 4 (0.32%) JSON
13 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (0.24%) EDI
13 3 (0.24%) HTML5
13 3 (0.24%) Java EE
13 3 (0.24%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 175 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 49 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (3.15%) Fixed Income
6 39 (3.08%) Reinsurance
7 34 (2.68%) Equities
8 22 (1.74%) AS400
8 22 (1.74%) Derivative
8 22 (1.74%) iSeries
9 19 (1.50%) Market Risk
10 18 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 17 (1.34%) iPhone
11 17 (1.34%) User Experience
12 16 (1.26%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
14 13 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 242 (19.09%) Windows
2 100 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 83 (6.55%) Windows 10
4 72 (5.68%) Windows 7
5 61 (4.81%) Linux
6 45 (3.55%) Android
6 45 (3.55%) Unix
7 39 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.55%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.32%) CentOS
15 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (20.66%) Business Analysis
3 159 (12.54%) ITIL
4 132 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
5 118 (9.31%) SDLC
6 117 (9.23%) Project Management
7 116 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 109 (8.60%) User Stories
9 104 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
10 98 (7.73%) Project Delivery
11 92 (7.26%) Analytics
12 90 (7.10%) Fintech
13 87 (6.86%) Information Security
14 83 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 75 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
15 75 (5.91%) Data Modelling
16 73 (5.76%) Visualisation
17 72 (5.68%) Data Analysis
18 70 (5.52%) Investment Management
19 68 (5.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (25.39%) SQL
2 83 (6.55%) Python
3 60 (4.73%) C#
3 60 (4.73%) Java
4 47 (3.71%) PowerShell
5 32 (2.52%) VBA
6 24 (1.89%) R
7 23 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 22 (1.74%) RPG
9 20 (1.58%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 14 (1.10%) C++
12 12 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 12 (0.95%) MATLAB
13 10 (0.79%) C
14 9 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.55%) VB
15 7 (0.55%) VBScript
16 6 (0.47%) Perl
16 6 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 139 (10.96%) Degree
2 40 (3.15%) CISSP
3 36 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (1.74%) CISM
6 20 (1.58%) CISA
7 19 (1.50%) MCSA
8 15 (1.18%) CCNA
9 14 (1.10%) PhD
10 13 (1.03%) MCSE
11 12 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.95%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.71%) CEH
13 8 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (0.63%) CCNP
13 8 (0.63%) CCSP
13 8 (0.63%) Security Cleared
14 6 (0.47%) CFA
15 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.02%) QA
2 44 (3.47%) SLA
3 43 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (2.37%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.42%) PMO
6 14 (1.10%) EMIR
7 13 (1.03%) NIST
8 12 (0.95%) MiFID
9 11 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.71%) GDPR
11 6 (0.47%) COBIT
12 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.39%) SEPA
13 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.24%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.16%) IFRS
15 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
16 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 153 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.47%) vSphere
4 6 (0.47%) XenApp
4 6 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.32%) Docker
6 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.079%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (2.60%) SCCM
2 8 (0.63%) Nagios
3 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.39%) Control-M
4 5 (0.39%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.32%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.16%) WSUS
8 1 (0.079%) Ansible
8 1 (0.079%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.079%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.079%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.079%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.079%) Terraform
8 1 (0.079%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 224 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.05%) Oracle
3 59 (4.65%) VMware
4 46 (3.63%) SAP
5 44 (3.47%) Tableau
6 42 (3.31%) ServiceNow
7 35 (2.76%) Cisco
8 34 (2.68%) Citrix
9 21 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.58%) Bloomberg
11 15 (1.18%) Apple
11 15 (1.18%) Guidewire
11 15 (1.18%) Reuters
12 14 (1.10%) ShoreTel
13 12 (0.95%) HP
14 11 (0.87%) Google
15 10 (0.79%) Informatica
16 9 (0.71%) Charles River
16 9 (0.71%) CheckPoint
16 9 (0.71%) Red Hat