Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 476 484 451
Rank change year-on-year +8 -33 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 834 937 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 726 774 986
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +1.19%

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 133,369 155,858 161,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107,696 127,741 135,329
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +85 387 £49,500 -1.00% 43
North of England +20 151 £35,000 -12.50% 27
South East -72 107 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Yorkshire +40 92 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Midlands +31 90 £39,250 +4.67% 18
East of England +27 65 £50,000 +11.11% 12
East Midlands +51 49 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West +8 44 £33,500 -16.25% 13
West Midlands +16 41 £39,250 +4.67% 12
South West -3 36 £35,250 +0.71% 21
North East +9 15 £36,296 -27.41% 3
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 332 (39.81%) SQL
2 269 (32.25%) Finance
3 226 (27.10%) Microsoft
4 155 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (17.75%) SQL Server
6 147 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
7 125 (14.99%) Degree
8 106 (12.71%) Oracle
9 102 (12.23%) CRM
10 100 (11.99%) Retail
11 97 (11.63%) Business Analysis
12 94 (11.27%) Windows
13 93 (11.15%) Systems Analysis
14 92 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
15 90 (10.79%) .NET
16 87 (10.43%) Project Management
17 82 (9.83%) ERP
18 81 (9.71%) SDLC
19 79 (9.47%) SAP
20 77 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
21 75 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
22 73 (8.75%) Active Directory
22 73 (8.75%) ITIL
23 72 (8.63%) Banking
24 70 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel
24 70 (8.39%) JavaScript
25 63 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 62 (7.43%) Windows Server
27 60 (7.19%) VMware
28 57 (6.83%) 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 42 (5.04%) MS Exchange
1 42 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.28%) IIS
3 17 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.08%) JBoss
5 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.84%) IBM Domino
6 7 (0.84%) Liferay
7 6 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.36%) Apache
9 3 (0.36%) Confluence
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.36%) SAS
10 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 70 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 52 (6.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.56%) SAP CO
2 13 (1.56%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 10 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.20%) SAP BPC
4 9 (1.08%) Infor M3
5 7 (0.84%) Movex
6 6 (0.72%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.72%) Magento
7 5 (0.60%) Carpe Diem
7 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.60%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.60%) Northgate Housing
7 5 (0.60%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.48%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (3.96%) Office 365
3 12 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.20%) SaaS
5 8 (0.96%) G Suite
6 7 (0.84%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.48%) Taleo
9 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.52%) LAN
1 21 (2.52%) WAN
2 17 (2.04%) Firewall
3 14 (1.68%) Intranet
4 9 (1.08%) Internet
4 9 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.84%) DNS
6 6 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 6 (0.72%) Network Security
6 6 (0.72%) SAN
6 6 (0.72%) VoIP
6 6 (0.72%) Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) VPN
7 5 (0.60%) WLAN
8 4 (0.48%) AMQP
8 4 (0.48%) DHCP
8 4 (0.48%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.36%) VLAN
9 3 (0.36%) WebEx
9 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 33 (3.96%) Power BI
6 29 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (3.12%) SAP Data Services
8 17 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.20%) SAP BW
12 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.08%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.96%) DB2
14 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 5 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (3.48%) JIRA
2 18 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.68%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.44%) Subversion
4 12 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.84%) JMeter
5 7 (0.84%) Selenium
6 6 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.60%) Maven
8 4 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.48%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.24%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.12%) Ant
10 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 269 (32.25%) Finance
2 100 (11.99%) Retail
3 72 (8.63%) Banking
4 53 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 40 (4.80%) Billing
6 28 (3.36%) Marketing
7 24 (2.88%) Advertising
8 23 (2.76%) Legal
9 15 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.44%) Retail Finance
11 11 (1.32%) Law
12 8 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.84%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.84%) Publishing
14 6 (0.72%) Back Office
14 6 (0.72%) International Banking
14 6 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (10.79%) .NET
2 46 (5.52%) HTML
3 44 (5.28%) XML
4 40 (4.80%) Web Services
5 25 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 20 (2.40%) J2EE
7 17 (2.04%) CSS
7 17 (2.04%) SOAP
8 12 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 12 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (1.32%) REST
10 9 (1.08%) EDI
10 9 (1.08%) Hibernate
10 9 (1.08%) Java EE
10 9 (1.08%) jQuery
10 9 (1.08%) JSON
11 7 (0.84%) Gherkin
11 7 (0.84%) HTML5
11 7 (0.84%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 147 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.96%) Reinsurance
4 28 (3.36%) Fintech
5 17 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.04%) User Experience
6 16 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.68%) SWIFT
8 9 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.96%) NHS
9 8 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.84%) APACS
10 7 (0.84%) EPoS
11 6 (0.72%) FMCG
11 6 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.60%) Arduino
12 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.27%) Windows
2 62 (7.43%) Windows Server
3 56 (6.71%) Linux
4 55 (6.59%) Unix
5 22 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.28%) Windows 10
7 18 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (12.23%) CRM
3 97 (11.63%) Business Analysis
4 93 (11.15%) Systems Analysis
5 92 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
6 87 (10.43%) Project Management
7 82 (9.83%) ERP
8 81 (9.71%) SDLC
9 77 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
10 75 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 73 (8.75%) ITIL
12 57 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 53 (6.35%) User Stories
14 49 (5.88%) Analytics
14 49 (5.88%) Workflow
15 46 (5.52%) Validation
16 43 (5.16%) Data Modelling
17 42 (5.04%) Migration
18 41 (4.92%) Data Analysis
18 41 (4.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 332 (39.81%) SQL
2 70 (8.39%) JavaScript
3 51 (6.12%) C#
4 46 (5.52%) Java
5 45 (5.40%) T-SQL
6 37 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.76%) Python
8 20 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.04%) VBA
11 16 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.80%) PHP
13 13 (1.56%) C++
13 13 (1.56%) Perl
14 9 (1.08%) ANSI SQL
15 8 (0.96%) VB
15 8 (0.96%) VBScript
16 7 (0.84%) C
17 6 (0.72%) ABAP
17 6 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 125 (14.99%) Degree
2 28 (3.36%) ISEB
3 13 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.08%) MCSE
6 9 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.84%) ACCA
9 6 (0.72%) CBAP
9 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.72%) RHCA
9 6 (0.72%) RHCE
9 6 (0.72%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.48%) PMP
12 3 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.32%) QA
2 16 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.68%) SEPA
4 13 (1.56%) ISO 20022
5 9 (1.08%) SLA
6 5 (0.60%) GDPR
6 5 (0.60%) TARGET2
7 3 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.36%) GxP
7 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) PMO
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 73 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.68%) vSphere
5 4 (0.48%) XenApp
6 2 (0.24%) Docker
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (1.80%) SCCM
2 10 (1.20%) AirWatch
3 7 (0.84%) Nagios
3 7 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.60%) WSUS
5 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.24%) MOM
5 2 (0.24%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 226 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 106 (12.71%) Oracle
3 79 (9.47%) SAP
4 60 (7.19%) VMware
5 18 (2.16%) Cisco
6 17 (2.04%) Citrix
7 15 (1.80%) Cognos
8 14 (1.68%) JD Edwards
8 14 (1.68%) Northgate
9 11 (1.32%) IFS
9 11 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.20%) Sage
10 10 (1.20%) Tableau
11 9 (1.08%) IBM
12 8 (0.96%) Google
12 8 (0.96%) NetApp
12 8 (0.96%) Perforce
13 7 (0.84%) HP
13 7 (0.84%) Sophos
13 7 (0.84%) Veritas