Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 173 184
Rank change year-on-year -35 +11 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 145 174 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.79% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 141 167 203
City of London median annual salary £42,000 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% -8.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,250 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% -5.56% +7.14%

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 10,587 9,712 12,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.89% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,391 8,814 11,597
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 £36,000 £33,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the City of London

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the City of London

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 62 (42.76%) Windows
2 58 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (33.79%) Microsoft
4 47 (32.41%) Finance
5 35 (24.14%) Active Directory
6 32 (22.07%) SQL
7 29 (20.00%) Legal
8 27 (18.62%) Law
8 27 (18.62%) Business Analysis
9 26 (17.93%) Windows 10
10 24 (16.55%) Windows Server
11 19 (13.10%) SIEM
12 17 (11.72%) Windows 7
12 17 (11.72%) Firewall
13 16 (11.03%) VMware
13 16 (11.03%) Citrix
13 16 (11.03%) Cisco
13 16 (11.03%) Banking
13 16 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (10.34%) Information Security
14 15 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (10.34%) Office 365
15 14 (9.66%) CISSP
16 13 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
17 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
17 12 (8.28%) CEH
18 11 (7.59%) ITIL
18 11 (7.59%) VPN

IT 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 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (2.07%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) Firewall
2 11 (7.59%) VPN
3 9 (6.21%) SAN
4 6 (4.14%) Network Security
4 6 (4.14%) Wireless
5 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.45%) VoIP
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (2.76%) Internet
6 4 (2.76%) IPsec
6 4 (2.76%) OpenVPN
6 4 (2.76%) Sourcefire
7 3 (2.07%) DNS
8 2 (1.38%) DHCP
8 2 (1.38%) LAN
9 1 (0.69%) Intranet
9 1 (0.69%) WAN
9 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.69%) Power BI
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) JIRA
General
1 47 (32.41%) Finance
2 29 (20.00%) Legal
3 27 (18.62%) Law
4 16 (11.03%) Banking
5 8 (5.52%) Front Office
6 5 (3.45%) Retail
7 4 (2.76%) Back Office
8 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Private Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Publishing
9 2 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (1.38%) Marketing
9 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.69%) Billing
10 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) XML
1 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.83%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.45%) Derivative
5 5 (3.45%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.76%) iPhone
6 4 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.76%) NHS
6 4 (2.76%) PKI
7 3 (2.07%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.38%) BYOD
8 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.38%) Fintech
8 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.38%) PMI
8 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.76%) Windows
2 26 (17.93%) Windows 10
3 24 (16.55%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.72%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.21%) Android
6 6 (4.14%) Linux
7 5 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.76%) CentOS
8 4 (2.76%) Debian
8 4 (2.76%) Kali Linux
8 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) Business Analysis
2 19 (13.10%) SIEM
3 16 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.34%) Information Security
5 13 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (7.59%) ITIL
7 10 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (6.90%) Investment Management
7 10 (6.90%) SDLC
8 7 (4.83%) IT Audit
8 7 (4.83%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (4.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (4.14%) Change Management
10 5 (3.45%) CRM
10 5 (3.45%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.45%) Security Operations
10 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) Python
3 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.07%) VBA
5 2 (1.38%) C
6 1 (0.69%) Java
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) CISSP
2 12 (8.28%) CEH
3 10 (6.90%) GIAC
4 8 (5.52%) Degree
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.14%) CFA
6 6 (4.14%) CISM
6 6 (4.14%) RHCE
7 5 (3.45%) CREST Certified
7 5 (3.45%) SANS
8 4 (2.76%) CCIE
8 4 (2.76%) CCNP
8 4 (2.76%) GSEC
8 4 (2.76%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (2.76%) LPIC
8 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.76%) RHCA
8 4 (2.76%) RHCSA
8 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.76%) PMO
3 3 (2.07%) MiFID
4 2 (1.38%) COBIT
4 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) pfSense
3 4 (2.76%) Snort
3 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.76%) Nessus
2 4 (2.76%) OpenVAS
2 4 (2.76%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.69%) DameWare
3 1 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) Cisco
2 16 (11.03%) Citrix
2 16 (11.03%) VMware
3 8 (5.52%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.14%) Apple
5 5 (3.45%) iManage
5 5 (3.45%) McAfee
6 4 (2.76%) AlienVault
6 4 (2.76%) Aruba
6 4 (2.76%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (2.76%) F5
6 4 (2.76%) ForeScout
6 4 (2.76%) HP
6 4 (2.76%) Juniper
6 4 (2.76%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.76%) Okta
6 4 (2.76%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.76%) WatchGuard