The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

System Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 163 244
Rank change year-on-year -16 +81  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 53 110 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 1.54% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 106 74
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,250 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 67 (65.69%) Finance
2 52 (50.98%) SQL
3 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
4 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 27 (26.47%) Law
5 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
6 22 (21.57%) T-SQL
7 21 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (18.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (17.65%) Practice Management
10 17 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (14.71%) Oracle
13 13 (12.75%) Degree
13 13 (12.75%) Legal
14 12 (11.76%) Cognos
15 11 (10.78%) Hyperion
15 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
15 11 (10.78%) Use Case
15 11 (10.78%) Oracle Payables
16 10 (9.80%) Revenue Management
16 10 (9.80%) Project Management
16 10 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (9.80%) Migration
16 10 (9.80%) Billing
16 10 (9.80%) PeopleSoft
16 10 (9.80%) Wireframes
17 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management

Systems 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 4 (3.92%) IIS
1 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
2 21 (20.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.92%) Infor CRM
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.98%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) DNS
1 3 (2.94%) Skype
2 2 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) SAN
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.94%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.96%) Power BI
8 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (65.69%) Finance
2 27 (26.47%) Law
3 13 (12.75%) Legal
4 10 (9.80%) Billing
5 8 (7.84%) Banking
6 3 (2.94%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Retail
8 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) XML
2 3 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) MDX
4 1 (0.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.98%) Ajax
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) jQuery
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.98%) JSON Schema
4 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) RESTful
4 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.96%) Derivative
4 2 (1.96%) Equities
4 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.96%) PKI
4 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) Practice Management
2 17 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 11 (10.78%) Use Case
4 10 (9.80%) Migration
4 10 (9.80%) Project Management
4 10 (9.80%) Revenue Management
4 10 (9.80%) Wireframes
5 9 (8.82%) Critical Success Factor
5 9 (8.82%) Process Improvement
5 9 (8.82%) Quantitative Analysis
5 9 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.84%) Data Management
6 8 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.86%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) SQL
2 22 (21.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.94%) R
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.96%) VB
4 2 (1.96%) VBA
5 1 (0.98%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) CCIE
2 1 (0.98%) CCNP
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.98%) CISSP
2 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.98%) MCP
2 1 (0.98%) MCSE
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
3 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) SCCM
2 2 (1.96%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.96%) SCOM
2 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 12 (11.76%) Cognos
4 11 (10.78%) Hyperion
5 10 (9.80%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (4.90%) Concur
6 5 (4.90%) iManage
6 5 (4.90%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco
8 3 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.98%) Dell
9 1 (0.98%) Epicor
9 1 (0.98%) eSpeed
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) IBM
9 1 (0.98%) Reuters
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
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