Period
to 28 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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

Senior Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 326 322 297
Rank change year-on-year -4 -25 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,121 411 1,459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.03% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.98% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 810 323 1,030
10th Percentile £36,213 £36,250 £32,679
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% -

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 98,915 41,894 123,397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.31% 94.77% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69,874 35,137 100,337
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,962 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +6.80% +3.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £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% -

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in England

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Analyst in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 28 September 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 -16 530 £60,000 -4.00% 41
North of England -37 163 £45,000 - 28
South East -87 147 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Midlands -65 122 £49,000 +12.00% 22
West Midlands -52 94 £49,750 +13.71% 17
East of England -21 83 £42,000 -23.64% 15
Yorkshire -54 78 £45,000 +3.45% 7
North West -50 73 £47,500 -5.00% 17
South West -80 60 £45,000 +9.40% 10
East Midlands -65 28 £46,000 -0.54% 5
North East -19 14 £45,000 - 4
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 317 (28.28%) SQL
2 314 (28.01%) Social Skills
3 308 (27.48%) Finance
4 281 (25.07%) Analytical Skills
5 279 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
6 212 (18.91%) Analytics
7 174 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
8 159 (14.18%) Microsoft
9 156 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
10 148 (13.20%) Business Analysis
11 141 (12.58%) Azure
12 133 (11.86%) Windows
13 132 (11.78%) Power Platform
14 129 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 128 (11.42%) Power BI
16 119 (10.62%) Microsoft 365
17 118 (10.53%) Degree
18 115 (10.26%) Visualisation
19 112 (9.99%) Tableau
20 109 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
21 108 (9.63%) Python
21 108 (9.63%) Project Management
22 89 (7.94%) Data Visualisation
22 89 (7.94%) Requirements Gathering
23 87 (7.76%) ITIL
24 86 (7.67%) Firewall
25 80 (7.14%) AWS
26 79 (7.05%) Process Improvement
26 79 (7.05%) QA
26 79 (7.05%) Test Automation

Senior 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 37 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 35 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.68%) SAS
4 21 (1.87%) GeoServer
5 16 (1.43%) IIS
6 12 (1.07%) Confluence
7 8 (0.71%) Apache
7 8 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.45%) CMS
9 4 (0.36%) JBoss
9 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Moodle
12 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 109 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.62%) InVision
6 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.62%) Sketch
7 3 (0.27%) SPSS
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.089%) EViews
9 1 (0.089%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.089%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.45%) FastStats
3 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.45%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.36%) Raiser's Edge
5 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.18%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 141 (12.58%) Azure
2 132 (11.78%) Power Platform
3 119 (10.62%) Microsoft 365
4 80 (7.14%) AWS
5 35 (3.12%) Google Analytics
6 34 (3.03%) GCP
7 21 (1.87%) SaaS
8 14 (1.25%) PowerApps
9 13 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.07%) Azure Sentinel
11 10 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
11 10 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.89%) OpenDNS
12 9 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.71%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.71%) Power Automate
13 8 (0.71%) Slack
14 7 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 7 (0.62%) Google Data Studio
14 7 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 86 (7.67%) Firewall
2 39 (3.48%) VPN
3 35 (3.12%) HTTP
4 26 (2.32%) DNS
5 24 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.87%) Network Security
7 19 (1.69%) DHCP
8 16 (1.43%) WAN
9 14 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (1.07%) SAN
11 11 (0.98%) VoIP
12 9 (0.80%) LAN
13 8 (0.71%) Broadband
13 8 (0.71%) VLAN
14 5 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.45%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.36%) FTP
15 4 (0.36%) SMTP
15 4 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.42%) Power BI
2 112 (9.99%) Tableau
3 66 (5.89%) SQL Server
4 44 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (2.41%) GIS
8 23 (2.05%) BigQuery
9 21 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.87%) QGIS
10 19 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
11 18 (1.61%) Relational Database
12 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.16%) Big Data
13 13 (1.16%) Looker
14 11 (0.98%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.89%) MySQL
16 9 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 8 (0.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 66 (5.89%) JIRA
2 34 (3.03%) Selenium
3 19 (1.69%) Postman
4 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.98%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.71%) Metasploit
8 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.62%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 6 (0.54%) JMeter
9 6 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.54%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.45%) Appium
10 5 (0.45%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.27%) Burp Suite
11 3 (0.27%) NeoLoad
12 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 314 (28.01%) Social Skills
2 308 (27.48%) Finance
3 281 (25.07%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (6.96%) Marketing
5 61 (5.44%) Banking
6 60 (5.35%) Legal
6 60 (5.35%) Presentation Skills
7 46 (4.10%) Retail
8 44 (3.93%) Influencing Skills
9 31 (2.77%) Games
10 30 (2.68%) Advertising
11 29 (2.59%) Manufacturing
12 28 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 27 (2.41%) Law
13 27 (2.41%) Public Sector
14 23 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
15 20 (1.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 19 (1.69%) Back Office
17 18 (1.61%) Local Government
18 15 (1.34%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.03%) CSS
2 26 (2.32%) XML
3 25 (2.23%) HTML
4 22 (1.96%) React
5 21 (1.87%) Leaflet
5 21 (1.87%) OpenLayers
6 16 (1.43%) REST
7 14 (1.25%) Web Services
8 12 (1.07%) Gherkin
9 11 (0.98%) .NET
10 8 (0.71%) LAMP
10 8 (0.71%) OC4J
11 7 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.45%) Middleware
12 5 (0.45%) SOAP
12 5 (0.45%) Swagger
13 4 (0.36%) JSON
13 4 (0.36%) PostGIS
14 3 (0.27%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.44%) Management Information System
2 40 (3.57%) User Experience
3 30 (2.68%) Credit Risk
4 22 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 18 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 17 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 17 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (1.25%) FMCG
10 13 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.07%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.98%) NHS
13 10 (0.89%) Derivative
13 10 (0.89%) PMI
14 9 (0.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 9 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 133 (11.86%) Windows
2 61 (5.44%) Linux
3 32 (2.85%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.23%) Windows 10
5 21 (1.87%) Ubuntu
6 13 (1.16%) Unix
7 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.71%) Android
9 8 (0.71%) SUSE
9 8 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.45%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.089%) CentOS
14 1 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (18.91%) Analytics
3 174 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
4 156 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
5 148 (13.20%) Business Analysis
6 129 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (10.26%) Visualisation
8 108 (9.63%) Project Management
9 89 (7.94%) Data Visualisation
9 89 (7.94%) Requirements Gathering
10 87 (7.76%) ITIL
11 79 (7.05%) Process Improvement
11 79 (7.05%) Test Automation
12 78 (6.96%) Mentoring
13 73 (6.51%) User Stories
14 70 (6.24%) Scrum
15 69 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
16 65 (5.80%) Decision-Making
17 64 (5.71%) Data Analysis
17 64 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 317 (28.28%) SQL
2 108 (9.63%) Python
3 50 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 37 (3.30%) T-SQL
5 36 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 34 (3.03%) C#
7 31 (2.77%) Java
8 28 (2.50%) R
9 26 (2.32%) VBA
10 18 (1.61%) C
11 15 (1.34%) Perl
12 11 (0.98%) C++
12 11 (0.98%) Korn
13 8 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.62%) VB
15 6 (0.54%) VBScript
16 5 (0.45%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.18%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 118 (10.53%) Degree
2 47 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.52%) CISSP
6 15 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.34%) ISEB
7 14 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.16%) Master's Degree
9 12 (1.07%) CCNP
10 10 (0.89%) CISM
10 10 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.71%) CCAB
12 8 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.62%) CISA
14 6 (0.54%) CEH
14 6 (0.54%) CIMA
14 6 (0.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.05%) QA
2 36 (3.21%) GDPR
3 34 (3.03%) SLA
4 23 (2.05%) PMO
5 20 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (1.69%) Data Quality
7 15 (1.34%) GRC
8 13 (1.16%) MiFID
9 10 (0.89%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.80%) Accessibility
10 9 (0.80%) NIST
11 8 (0.71%) COBIT
11 8 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.62%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.62%) COREP
12 7 (0.62%) GLP
13 6 (0.54%) Good Clinical Practice
13 6 (0.54%) IFRS
14 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.62%) Snort
5 5 (0.45%) Squid
6 4 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.36%) vSphere
7 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.18%) Docker
8 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.089%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.089%) NFS
9 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.71%) Nagios
2 8 (0.71%) Nessus
3 7 (0.62%) SCCM
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.45%) Nexpose
5 5 (0.45%) QRadar
5 5 (0.45%) Suricata
6 3 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.18%) Grafana
7 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.089%) Ansible
8 1 (0.089%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.089%) Control-M
8 1 (0.089%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.089%) Puppet
8 1 (0.089%) SCOM
8 1 (0.089%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 159 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.96%) Google
3 43 (3.84%) Cisco
4 39 (3.48%) VMware
5 37 (3.30%) Oracle
6 32 (2.85%) SAP
7 24 (2.14%) Splunk
8 23 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.87%) Palo Alto
10 19 (1.69%) Adobe
10 19 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 17 (1.52%) Citrix
12 16 (1.43%) LogRhythm
13 14 (1.25%) HP
13 14 (1.25%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.25%) Sun
14 10 (0.89%) Zscaler
15 9 (0.80%) Dell
16 8 (0.71%) Blue Coat
16 8 (0.71%) iManage