The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 214 251
Rank change year-on-year +58 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 79 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 40 63
Median salary £60,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -1.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £63,250 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 81 (61.36%) Finance
2 64 (48.48%) SQL
3 58 (43.94%) SQL Server
4 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 53 (40.15%) T-SQL
6 43 (32.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 41 (31.06%) Law
8 40 (30.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 39 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (25.76%) Use Case
11 33 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 32 (24.24%) Legal
12 32 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (21.97%) Project Management
14 27 (20.45%) Degree
15 26 (19.70%) Data Management
16 24 (18.18%) Service Delivery
16 24 (18.18%) Practice Management
16 24 (18.18%) Software Engineering
17 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
18 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (12.12%) SharePoint
20 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
20 15 (11.36%) Wireframes
20 15 (11.36%) Process Improvement
21 14 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
21 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
21 14 (10.61%) Power BI
21 14 (10.61%) Critical Success Factor

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 16 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.52%) IIS
2 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (32.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (30.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.52%) Infor CRM
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.76%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) DHCP
1 2 (1.52%) DNS
1 2 (1.52%) Skype
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (10.61%) Power BI
5 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) MySQL
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (61.36%) Finance
2 41 (31.06%) Law
3 32 (24.24%) Legal
4 12 (9.09%) Billing
5 7 (5.30%) Banking
6 4 (3.03%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) MDX
2 5 (3.79%) XML
3 4 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (1.52%) Middleware
5 1 (0.76%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.76%) Ajax
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) JSON
5 1 (0.76%) JSON Schema
5 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.76%) REST
5 1 (0.76%) RESTful
5 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.03%) Equities
5 3 (2.27%) Derivative
5 3 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.52%) Clustering
6 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 2 (1.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.52%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.76%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.79%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) Use Case
2 29 (21.97%) Project Management
3 26 (19.70%) Data Management
4 24 (18.18%) Practice Management
4 24 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 24 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
6 18 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.36%) Process Improvement
7 15 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.36%) Wireframes
8 14 (10.61%) Critical Success Factor
8 14 (10.61%) Quantitative Analysis
8 14 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.30%) Performance Improvement
10 7 (5.30%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.48%) SQL
2 53 (40.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.27%) R
3 3 (2.27%) VBA
4 2 (1.52%) Java
4 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) Python
5 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ACCA
2 1 (0.76%) CCIE
2 1 (0.76%) CCNP
2 1 (0.76%) CIMA
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.76%) CISSP
2 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
2 1 (0.76%) MCSE
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) vSphere
2 2 (1.52%) XenApp
2 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) SCCM
2 2 (1.52%) SCOM
2 2 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.55%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) Cognos
4 4 (3.03%) Concur
5 3 (2.27%) Tableau
5 3 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) Citrix
6 2 (1.52%) Northgate
6 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) EXASOL
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Splunk
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