Period
to 3 August 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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

IT Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 316 247
Rank change year-on-year -5 -69 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 1,028 635 1,907
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.02% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.08% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 873 565 1,693
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,000 £36,855 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.39% +13.40% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% +3.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 91,321 58,823 127,770
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.99% 94.89% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 65,807 48,537 104,185
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Analyst in England.

Salary trend for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst in England over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in England

IT Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 3 August 2021. 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 -38 360 £42,500 -14.24% 34
South East -35 179 £41,750 +16.21% 40
Midlands -17 156 £30,000 -7.69% 39
North of England -14 155 £32,000 +15.32% 48
South West +1 108 £25,000 -9.52% 16
North West +15 107 £31,250 +5.04% 26
West Midlands -33 99 £28,000 -11.11% 28
East Midlands -10 57 £36,000 +10.77% 11
East of England -45 54 £40,000 +45.45% 18
Yorkshire -76 39 £29,000 +11.54% 15
North East -22 9 £32,000 +65.16% 7
IT Analyst
UK

IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 England region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 394 (38.33%) Social Skills
2 370 (35.99%) Windows
3 334 (32.49%) Microsoft 365
4 329 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 296 (28.79%) Active Directory
6 215 (20.91%) Finance
7 202 (19.65%) Windows 10
8 197 (19.16%) Azure
9 186 (18.09%) ITIL
10 179 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
11 147 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
13 126 (12.26%) Windows Server
14 124 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
15 122 (11.87%) Business Analysis
16 110 (10.70%) Information Security
17 109 (10.60%) VMware
18 106 (10.31%) SQL
19 101 (9.82%) Firewall
20 89 (8.66%) Law
21 87 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 86 (8.37%) Project Management
23 76 (7.39%) Requirements Gathering
24 75 (7.30%) Citrix
25 74 (7.20%) VPN
25 74 (7.20%) Degree
26 69 (6.71%) Windows 7
27 66 (6.42%) Cisco
27 66 (6.42%) SharePoint
28 65 (6.32%) SLA

IT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 66 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 60 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 9 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (0.78%) GemFire
5 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.49%) IIS
7 4 (0.39%) CMS
7 4 (0.39%) Confluence
7 4 (0.39%) WordPress
8 3 (0.29%) Apache
8 3 (0.29%) SAS
9 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.19%) Site Server
9 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.097%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 179 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.39%) Revit
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Windchill
8 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Magento
2 3 (0.29%) Maximo
2 3 (0.29%) Relativity
2 3 (0.29%) Sage 300 ERP
2 3 (0.29%) Sage CRM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.097%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.097%) JDE World
4 1 (0.097%) Kondor
4 1 (0.097%) Minerva
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 334 (32.49%) Microsoft 365
2 197 (19.16%) Azure
3 44 (4.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (3.70%) AWS
5 21 (2.04%) Power Platform
6 19 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.36%) SaaS
8 12 (1.17%) PaaS
9 10 (0.97%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.78%) GitHub
11 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.58%) Google Workspace
13 5 (0.49%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.49%) Serverless
14 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
14 4 (0.39%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.39%) Veeva
15 3 (0.29%) Azure Stack
15 3 (0.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 101 (9.82%) Firewall
2 74 (7.20%) VPN
3 59 (5.74%) DNS
4 55 (5.35%) DHCP
5 48 (4.67%) WAN
6 47 (4.57%) LAN
7 41 (3.99%) TCP/IP
8 29 (2.82%) VoIP
9 21 (2.04%) Network Security
10 19 (1.85%) Wireless
11 15 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (1.36%) Internet
12 14 (1.36%) SAN
12 14 (1.36%) VLAN
13 13 (1.26%) IP Telephony
14 12 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (0.97%) Intranet
16 9 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
17 8 (0.78%) Calico
18 5 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.75%) Power BI
3 9 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.68%) Tableau
6 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.49%) MS Access
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (0.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.19%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (1.46%) JIRA
2 10 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.78%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.78%) Gradle
3 8 (0.78%) gulp
3 8 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.78%) Protractor
3 8 (0.78%) Selenium
3 8 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.097%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.097%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle APEX
General
1 394 (38.33%) Social Skills
2 215 (20.91%) Finance
3 124 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (8.66%) Law
5 64 (6.23%) Legal
6 43 (4.18%) Organisational Skills
7 36 (3.50%) Manufacturing
8 33 (3.21%) Retail
9 29 (2.82%) Banking
9 29 (2.82%) Marketing
10 28 (2.72%) Presentation Skills
11 21 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
11 21 (2.04%) Public Sector
12 20 (1.95%) Telecoms
13 17 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
14 15 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (1.26%) Electronics
16 11 (1.07%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.88%) Back Office
17 9 (0.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.07%) .NET
1 11 (1.07%) EDI
2 9 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 8 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (0.78%) J2EE
3 8 (0.78%) Kafka
3 8 (0.78%) Node.js
3 8 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (0.78%) Spring
3 8 (0.78%) Spring Boot
3 8 (0.78%) Spring Integration
3 8 (0.78%) WireMock
4 4 (0.39%) Apache Flex
4 4 (0.39%) CSS
4 4 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.39%) HTML
4 4 (0.39%) XML
5 3 (0.29%) FpML
6 2 (0.19%) Middleware
6 2 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.03%) Management Information System
2 42 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 19 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 19 (1.85%) Replication
5 14 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (1.26%) FMCG
6 13 (1.26%) iPhone
7 11 (1.07%) iPad
7 11 (1.07%) User Experience
8 8 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (0.68%) Equities
9 7 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 7 (0.68%) Housing Association
9 7 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 370 (35.99%) Windows
2 202 (19.65%) Windows 10
3 126 (12.26%) Windows Server
4 69 (6.71%) Windows 7
5 36 (3.50%) Linux
6 33 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (3.02%) Android
8 23 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 22 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 22 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
11 14 (1.36%) Mac OS
12 12 (1.17%) Unix
13 10 (0.97%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.29%) Solaris
17 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (18.09%) ITIL
2 147 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
4 122 (11.87%) Business Analysis
5 110 (10.70%) Information Security
6 86 (8.37%) Project Management
7 76 (7.39%) Requirements Gathering
8 64 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (5.54%) User Stories
11 54 (5.25%) Service Delivery
12 51 (4.96%) Change Management
13 50 (4.86%) ERP
14 49 (4.77%) Waterfall
15 48 (4.67%) Problem Management
16 46 (4.47%) SDLC
17 45 (4.38%) ITSM
17 45 (4.38%) Service Management
18 42 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
19 40 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 106 (10.31%) SQL
2 48 (4.67%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.82%) Python
4 16 (1.56%) C
5 15 (1.46%) Java
6 13 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.78%) Go
8 8 (0.78%) Ruby
9 7 (0.68%) C#
9 7 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.39%) VBA
12 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.097%) Delphi
13 1 (0.097%) Perl
13 1 (0.097%) PHP
13 1 (0.097%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (7.20%) Degree
2 60 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (4.67%) CISSP
4 34 (3.31%) MCSE
5 31 (3.02%) CISA
6 28 (2.72%) CISM
7 24 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.56%) Security Cleared
10 15 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (1.36%) MCSA
12 13 (1.26%) CCNA
12 13 (1.26%) ISEB
13 12 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (1.07%) CRISC
15 10 (0.97%) CEH
15 10 (0.97%) MCP
16 9 (0.88%) A+ Certification
16 9 (0.88%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (6.32%) SLA
3 39 (3.79%) GDPR
4 32 (3.11%) COBIT
5 26 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (2.24%) PCI DSS
7 19 (1.85%) NIST
7 19 (1.85%) PMO
8 17 (1.65%) QA
9 14 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (1.07%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.78%) IASME
12 7 (0.68%) MiFID
13 5 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.39%) GxP
15 3 (0.29%) EMIR
16 2 (0.19%) GRC
16 2 (0.19%) HL7
17 1 (0.097%) Accessibility
17 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 296 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 50 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.26%) XenApp
6 12 (1.17%) vSphere
7 6 (0.58%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.39%) OpenSSH
9 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.097%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (4.77%) SCCM
2 39 (3.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
3 12 (1.17%) WSUS
4 11 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.97%) Ansible
6 9 (0.88%) Grafana
6 9 (0.88%) Kibana
7 8 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.49%) Nessus
8 5 (0.49%) QRadar
9 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) SCOM
9 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 329 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (10.60%) VMware
3 75 (7.30%) Citrix
4 66 (6.42%) Cisco
5 30 (2.92%) Oracle
6 29 (2.82%) SAP
7 28 (2.72%) HP
8 23 (2.24%) iManage
8 23 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 18 (1.75%) Apple
9 18 (1.75%) Veeam
10 15 (1.46%) IBM
11 14 (1.36%) Dell
12 12 (1.17%) Aderant
13 10 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.97%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.88%) Adobe
14 9 (0.88%) Meraki
14 9 (0.88%) Remedy
15 8 (0.78%) LexisNexis