Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 161 181
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 171 203 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 1.99% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.09% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 165 191 201
City of London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -3.23% +0.54%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £44,250
% change year-on-year -8.57% -1.13% -1.67%

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 10,549 9,728 12,403
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.25% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,383 8,801 11,323
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 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,200
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% 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 August 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 August 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 82 (47.95%) Windows
2 63 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (36.26%) Finance
4 55 (32.16%) Microsoft
5 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 39 (22.81%) Legal
7 38 (22.22%) Law
7 38 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 32 (18.71%) SQL
9 28 (16.37%) Business Analysis
10 26 (15.20%) Windows 10
11 25 (14.62%) Banking
12 23 (13.45%) VMware
13 22 (12.87%) Firewall
13 22 (12.87%) Office 365
14 20 (11.70%) Cisco
15 18 (10.53%) Citrix
15 18 (10.53%) Windows 7
16 17 (9.94%) MS Exchange
16 17 (9.94%) ITIL
17 16 (9.36%) Information Security
17 16 (9.36%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (8.77%) Network Security
18 15 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (7.60%) CEH
20 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
21 12 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 12 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
21 12 (7.02%) SIEM

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 17 (9.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.58%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.58%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.75%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) Firewall
2 15 (8.77%) Network Security
3 7 (4.09%) SAN
3 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.92%) DNS
4 5 (2.92%) LAN
5 4 (2.34%) DHCP
5 4 (2.34%) VoIP
5 4 (2.34%) WAN
5 4 (2.34%) Wireless
6 2 (1.17%) Internet
6 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.17%) MPLS
6 2 (1.17%) VLAN
6 2 (1.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.58%) DMZ
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Power BI
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) LSMW
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (36.26%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Legal
3 38 (22.22%) Law
4 25 (14.62%) Banking
5 8 (4.68%) Front Office
5 8 (4.68%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.92%) Back Office
6 5 (2.92%) Retail
7 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) FpML
2 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.58%) XML
2 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.09%) Credit Risk
3 7 (4.09%) Derivative
4 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.92%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.34%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.34%) Fintech
6 4 (2.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (2.34%) iPhone
6 4 (2.34%) NHS
7 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.17%) Clustering
8 2 (1.17%) Equities
8 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.95%) Windows
2 38 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 26 (15.20%) Windows 10
4 18 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.68%) Android
6 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.17%) Linux
9 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Unix
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.37%) Business Analysis
2 17 (9.94%) ITIL
3 16 (9.36%) Information Security
3 16 (9.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (7.02%) SIEM
6 10 (5.85%) SDLC
7 9 (5.26%) Validation
8 8 (4.68%) Investment Management
8 8 (4.68%) IT Audit
8 8 (4.68%) Process Improvement
9 7 (4.09%) Business Process Improvement
9 7 (4.09%) Change Management
9 7 (4.09%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (4.09%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (4.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (3.51%) Analytics
10 6 (3.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.71%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) Python
3 4 (2.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.17%) C
4 2 (1.17%) VBA
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (7.60%) CEH
3 12 (7.02%) CCIE
3 12 (7.02%) CCNP
3 12 (7.02%) GIAC
3 12 (7.02%) GSEC
4 10 (5.85%) Degree
5 7 (4.09%) CISSP
6 6 (3.51%) CFA
6 6 (3.51%) CISM
7 4 (2.34%) CRISC
8 3 (1.75%) CISA
8 3 (1.75%) SSCP
9 2 (1.17%) CCNA
9 2 (1.17%) HNC
9 2 (1.17%) HND
9 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCP
10 1 (0.58%) MCSA
10 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) Cyber Essentials
1 12 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.75%) COBIT
2 3 (1.75%) MiFID
3 2 (1.17%) GDPR
3 2 (1.17%) PMO
3 2 (1.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) Check_MK
2 1 (0.58%) DameWare
2 1 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.58%) Nagios
2 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.45%) VMware
3 20 (11.70%) Cisco
4 18 (10.53%) Citrix
5 12 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.92%) iManage
7 4 (2.34%) Qualys
7 4 (2.34%) SAP
7 4 (2.34%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.75%) Apple
9 2 (1.17%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.17%) Intapp
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle
9 2 (1.17%) Samsung
9 2 (1.17%) Symantec
10 1 (0.58%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.58%) Splunk
10 1 (0.58%) Tableau
10 1 (0.58%) Xerox