Period
to 13 December 2019

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 December 2019.

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 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,305 1,529 1,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.29% 14.37% 15.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.92% 15.02% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,379 1,506
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -

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 9,376 10,180 9,859
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.67% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,128 9,144 8,891
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £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 13 December 2019.

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 December 2019. 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 11 £40,000 -27.27%
Moorgate -1 1 £75,000 +130.77%
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 456 (34.94%) Finance
2 306 (23.45%) SQL
3 276 (21.15%) Windows
4 269 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 236 (18.08%) Business Analysis
7 189 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
8 188 (14.41%) Office 365
9 180 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 155 (11.88%) ITIL
11 145 (11.11%) Degree
12 142 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
13 139 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
14 129 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
15 127 (9.73%) SQL Server
15 127 (9.73%) Management Information System
16 124 (9.50%) SDLC
17 117 (8.97%) Windows Server
18 116 (8.89%) User Stories
19 111 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
20 110 (8.43%) Banking
21 109 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 109 (8.35%) Azure
22 105 (8.05%) Fintech
23 104 (7.97%) Project Management
24 100 (7.66%) Windows 10
25 87 (6.67%) Windows 7
26 85 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
27 83 (6.36%) Analytics
28 81 (6.21%) 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 46 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.30%) Confluence
4 15 (1.15%) CMS
4 15 (1.15%) SAS
5 14 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (0.92%) IIS
6 12 (0.92%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.31%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.15%) MTS
12 1 (0.077%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.077%) WordPress
Applications
1 142 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 139 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.31%) SPSS
6 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.00%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 9 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
4 8 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.61%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.46%) FastStats
5 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.23%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.15%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 188 (14.41%) Office 365
2 109 (8.35%) Azure
3 71 (5.44%) Power Platform
4 36 (2.76%) SaaS
5 33 (2.53%) AWS
6 16 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (1.15%) GCP
8 10 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.46%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.31%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.23%) G Suite
12 3 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.15%) IaaS
13 2 (0.15%) PaaS
13 2 (0.15%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.67%) Firewall
2 50 (3.83%) LAN
3 46 (3.52%) WAN
4 41 (3.14%) VPN
5 38 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 36 (2.76%) VoIP
7 33 (2.53%) DNS
8 32 (2.45%) DHCP
9 31 (2.38%) Intranet
10 27 (2.07%) Wireless
11 23 (1.76%) Network Security
12 17 (1.30%) VLAN
13 15 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (1.07%) Skype
15 13 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (0.84%) Internet
17 10 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
18 7 (0.54%) Broadband
18 7 (0.54%) MPLS
18 7 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (5.21%) Power BI
4 46 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.53%) QlikView
8 17 (1.30%) MS Access
9 15 (1.15%) Big Data
10 11 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 11 (0.84%) DB2
11 9 (0.69%) MySQL
11 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.54%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (4.52%) JIRA
2 15 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.84%) Selenium
4 9 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.61%) Postman
6 7 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.31%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.23%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.15%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.15%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.077%) RIATest
11 1 (0.077%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.077%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.077%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.077%) Zephyr
General
1 456 (34.94%) Finance
2 110 (8.43%) Banking
3 68 (5.21%) Marketing
4 53 (4.06%) Law
5 49 (3.75%) Front Office
5 49 (3.75%) Retail
6 32 (2.45%) Legal
7 26 (1.99%) Back Office
8 24 (1.84%) Advertising
9 21 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.23%) French Language
12 13 (1.00%) Public Sector
13 9 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.61%) Games
15 5 (0.38%) Billing
15 5 (0.38%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.38%) German Language
15 5 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.06%) .NET
2 46 (3.52%) XML
3 23 (1.76%) HTML
4 22 (1.69%) REST
5 18 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.07%) SOAP
6 14 (1.07%) Web Services
7 9 (0.69%) COM
8 8 (0.61%) CSS
9 7 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.46%) jQuery
11 4 (0.31%) HTML5
11 4 (0.31%) JSON
11 4 (0.31%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.23%) EDI
12 3 (0.23%) Swagger
13 2 (0.15%) LDAP
13 2 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 189 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (9.73%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 42 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (2.99%) Reinsurance
6 37 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.30%) Equities
8 26 (1.99%) Blackberry
9 20 (1.53%) AS400
9 20 (1.53%) iSeries
10 19 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 19 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.38%) Derivative
11 18 (1.38%) iPhone
11 18 (1.38%) Market Risk
11 18 (1.38%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.30%) User Experience
13 15 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
13 15 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (0.84%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 276 (21.15%) Windows
2 117 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 100 (7.66%) Windows 10
4 87 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 53 (4.06%) Linux
5 53 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (3.75%) Android
7 48 (3.68%) Unix
8 28 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 13 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.77%) Windows Vista
13 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.15%) CentOS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (18.08%) Business Analysis
3 155 (11.88%) ITIL
4 129 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
5 124 (9.50%) SDLC
6 116 (8.89%) User Stories
7 111 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
8 109 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 105 (8.05%) Fintech
10 104 (7.97%) Project Management
11 85 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 83 (6.36%) Analytics
13 81 (6.21%) Cybersecurity
13 81 (6.21%) Project Delivery
14 77 (5.90%) Information Security
15 75 (5.75%) Visualisation
16 65 (4.98%) Asset Management
16 65 (4.98%) Scrum
17 62 (4.75%) Data Analysis
18 60 (4.60%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (23.45%) SQL
2 74 (5.67%) Python
3 57 (4.37%) Java
4 54 (4.14%) C#
5 41 (3.14%) VBA
6 38 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 27 (2.07%) R
8 25 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 20 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 20 (1.53%) RPG
10 15 (1.15%) C
11 12 (0.92%) MATLAB
12 11 (0.84%) C++
13 10 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.77%) Perl
13 10 (0.77%) VB
14 9 (0.69%) ABAP
14 9 (0.69%) VBScript
15 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 145 (11.11%) Degree
2 33 (2.53%) CISSP
3 30 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.53%) CISM
7 15 (1.15%) MCSE
8 14 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 13 (1.00%) CISA
9 13 (1.00%) PhD
10 11 (0.84%) CCNA
10 11 (0.84%) MCSA
11 9 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (0.69%) CCNP
11 9 (0.69%) CEH
12 8 (0.61%) CCSP
12 8 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.61%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.54%) MCDST
13 7 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.52%) QA
2 45 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.76%) SLA
4 33 (2.53%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.69%) GDPR
6 14 (1.07%) PMO
7 13 (1.00%) EMIR
7 13 (1.00%) MiFID
7 13 (1.00%) NIST
8 10 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.46%) COBIT
9 6 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.38%) SEPA
11 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.31%) IFRS
11 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.077%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 180 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.54%) vSphere
4 7 (0.54%) XenApp
4 7 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.46%) Docker
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.077%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (3.22%) SCCM
2 8 (0.61%) vCenter Server
3 5 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.38%) Control-M
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.31%) PaperCut
4 4 (0.31%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.23%) Nagios
5 3 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.15%) WSUS
6 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.077%) Ansible
7 1 (0.077%) EnCase
7 1 (0.077%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.077%) QRadar
7 1 (0.077%) Terraform
Vendors
1 239 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.13%) Oracle
2 67 (5.13%) VMware
3 52 (3.98%) SAP
4 43 (3.30%) Tableau
5 41 (3.14%) Cisco
6 33 (2.53%) Citrix
7 29 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 18 (1.38%) Google
9 18 (1.38%) Workday
10 17 (1.30%) Charles River
11 16 (1.23%) IBM
12 13 (1.00%) Apple
13 12 (0.92%) Informatica
13 12 (0.92%) Symantec
14 11 (0.84%) HP
15 9 (0.69%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.69%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.69%) Remedy