Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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

System Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 467 421
Rank change year-on-year +22 -46 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1,021 1,043 1,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.63% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 856 839 1,215
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £28,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%

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 148,183 158,308 176,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 120,308 127,808 150,040
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in England

Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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 +40 406 £48,500 -11.82% 55
South East -26 191 £42,500 -5.56% 32
North of England +65 169 £33,500 -10.67% 23
Midlands +36 115 £40,000 +3.90% 17
Yorkshire +70 92 £32,750 -6.43% 9
East of England +20 75 £50,000 +13.64% 12
South West -33 65 £37,500 - 16
North West +24 63 £32,500 -13.33% 12
East Midlands +34 60 £40,000 -13.04% 9
West Midlands +7 55 £40,000 +6.67% 8
North East -19 14 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 411 (40.25%) SQL
2 350 (34.28%) Finance
3 277 (27.13%) Microsoft
4 188 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
5 183 (17.92%) Degree
6 180 (17.63%) SQL Server
7 173 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
8 160 (15.67%) Retail
9 145 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
10 138 (13.52%) Systems Analysis
11 134 (13.12%) Oracle
11 134 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
12 133 (13.03%) Business Analysis
13 121 (11.85%) ITIL
14 117 (11.46%) ERP
15 115 (11.26%) Project Management
16 112 (10.97%) Windows
17 107 (10.48%) CRM
18 99 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
19 83 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
20 81 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
20 81 (7.93%) Java
21 72 (7.05%) SAP
22 70 (6.86%) VMware
23 69 (6.76%) Active Directory
24 66 (6.46%) .NET
24 66 (6.46%) Validation
25 65 (6.37%) Manufacturing
25 65 (6.37%) Windows Server
25 65 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing

Systems 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 55 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 48 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.57%) JBoss
4 16 (1.57%) SAS
5 15 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.78%) IIS
9 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.49%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.20%) Confluence
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.098%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.098%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 134 (13.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.098%) Simulink
7 1 (0.098%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.43%) NetSuite
2 28 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (2.15%) SAP CO
3 22 (2.15%) SAP FI
3 22 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 21 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (1.47%) HFM
6 13 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (1.08%) Orchard Housing
8 9 (0.88%) iTrent
8 9 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
8 9 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.88%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.59%) Infor SunSystems
11 6 (0.59%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.90%) Office 365
2 32 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (1.27%) SaaS
4 6 (0.59%) G Suite
5 4 (0.39%) IaaS
5 4 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.20%) Taleo
8 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.098%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.098%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.098%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.55%) LAN
1 26 (2.55%) WAN
2 18 (1.76%) Intranet
3 13 (1.27%) Unified Communications
4 12 (1.18%) Firewall
4 12 (1.18%) WLAN
5 10 (0.98%) AMQP
5 10 (0.98%) Internet
6 9 (0.88%) VPN
7 8 (0.78%) Network Security
7 8 (0.78%) SMS
8 7 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.49%) Broadband
9 5 (0.49%) DHCP
9 5 (0.49%) DNS
10 3 (0.29%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.29%) PBX
10 3 (0.29%) RTP
10 3 (0.29%) SAN
10 3 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 55 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.94%) Power BI
7 27 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.18%) MS Access
11 12 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.69%) MySQL
15 7 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.37%) JIRA
4 12 (1.18%) Subversion
5 11 (1.08%) Maven
6 10 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (0.98%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.20%) Toad
10 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.098%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.098%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.098%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.098%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.098%) JMeter
11 1 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 350 (34.28%) Finance
2 160 (15.67%) Retail
3 65 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 58 (5.68%) Billing
5 51 (5.00%) Advertising
6 45 (4.41%) Banking
7 27 (2.64%) Legal
8 24 (2.35%) Games
9 22 (2.15%) Law
10 21 (2.06%) Marketing
10 21 (2.06%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.67%) Front Office
12 11 (1.08%) Back Office
12 11 (1.08%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.88%) Publishing
14 8 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.69%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.46%) .NET
2 56 (5.48%) XML
3 55 (5.39%) HTML
4 40 (3.92%) Web Services
5 28 (2.74%) SOAP
6 27 (2.64%) REST
7 19 (1.86%) J2EE
8 18 (1.76%) CSS
8 18 (1.76%) Hibernate
8 18 (1.76%) HTML5
9 16 (1.57%) Java EE
10 15 (1.47%) ASP.NET
11 14 (1.37%) Spring
12 12 (1.18%) JSON
13 11 (1.08%) AngularJS
13 11 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (0.98%) React
14 10 (0.98%) Spring Boot
14 10 (0.98%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 173 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.13%) Fintech
5 29 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.45%) Hedge funds
7 21 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.06%) User Experience
8 17 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.37%) EFT
9 14 (1.37%) Equities
10 12 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
10 12 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.18%) EPoS
11 11 (1.08%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.88%) FMCG
13 8 (0.78%) Reinsurance
13 8 (0.78%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 112 (10.97%) Windows
2 65 (6.37%) Windows Server
3 51 (5.00%) Linux
4 42 (4.11%) Unix
5 22 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.59%) Android
8 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.49%) HPUX
10 4 (0.39%) SUSE
10 4 (0.39%) VMS
11 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.29%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.098%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.098%) CentOS
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
3 138 (13.52%) Systems Analysis
4 133 (13.03%) Business Analysis
5 121 (11.85%) ITIL
6 117 (11.46%) ERP
7 115 (11.26%) Project Management
8 107 (10.48%) CRM
9 99 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
10 83 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (6.46%) Validation
12 65 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 59 (5.78%) Data Analysis
13 59 (5.78%) SDLC
13 59 (5.78%) User Stories
14 53 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 53 (5.19%) Waterfall
15 50 (4.90%) Data Modelling
16 48 (4.70%) Change Management
17 45 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 411 (40.25%) SQL
2 81 (7.93%) Java
3 53 (5.19%) C#
4 43 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 40 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 30 (2.94%) C
7 28 (2.74%) VBA
8 20 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 20 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.86%) PHP
9 19 (1.86%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.76%) ANSI SQL
10 18 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.76%) VB
11 11 (1.08%) Python
12 9 (0.88%) C++
13 6 (0.59%) ABAP
14 4 (0.39%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.39%) Perl
14 4 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (17.92%) Degree
2 18 (1.76%) ISEB
3 14 (1.37%) Postgraduate
4 13 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.88%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.69%) ACCA
7 7 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.39%) CFA
9 4 (0.39%) CIMA
9 4 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.29%) MCSA
10 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.90%) QA
2 20 (1.96%) SLA
3 13 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.78%) GDPR
4 8 (0.78%) SEPA
5 7 (0.69%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.29%) GxP
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.098%) EMIR
9 1 (0.098%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.69%) vSphere
4 4 (0.39%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.29%) Docker
5 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.098%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.098%) Xen
6 1 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.18%) SCCM
2 6 (0.59%) AirWatch
2 6 (0.59%) Nagios
3 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.29%) WSUS
5 2 (0.20%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.20%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.20%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.098%) Ansible
6 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.098%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.098%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.098%) Puppet
6 1 (0.098%) Salt
6 1 (0.098%) SCOM
6 1 (0.098%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 277 (27.13%) Microsoft
2 134 (13.12%) Oracle
3 72 (7.05%) SAP
4 70 (6.86%) VMware
5 32 (3.13%) Citrix
6 27 (2.64%) Sage
7 21 (2.06%) Northgate
8 20 (1.96%) JD Edwards
9 19 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.76%) Epicor
10 18 (1.76%) Infor
11 17 (1.67%) Hyperion
11 17 (1.67%) IFS
11 17 (1.67%) Tableau
12 16 (1.57%) Cognos
13 14 (1.37%) Bloomberg
13 14 (1.37%) Orchard
14 12 (1.18%) Ivanti
15 11 (1.08%) Kronos
15 11 (1.08%) Reuters