Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 457 473 437
Rank change year-on-year +16 -36 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 979 1,030 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.64% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 842 816 1,114
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

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 145,509 161,494 171,622
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.91% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118,308 130,526 144,902
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +70 404 £47,500 -13.64% 67
North of England +80 199 £32,500 -16.67% 44
South East -47 163 £45,000 +4.65% 28
Yorkshire +63 110 £32,500 -18.75% 19
Midlands +33 95 £40,000 +6.67% 12
North West +18 77 £33,500 -10.67% 13
East of England +11 68 £47,500 +7.95% 20
East Midlands +36 52 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South West -43 52 £37,500 - 13
West Midlands +22 43 £39,250 +4.67% 6
North East +3 12 £32,500 -29.35% 12
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 404 (41.27%) SQL
2 343 (35.04%) Finance
3 271 (27.68%) Microsoft
4 185 (18.90%) SQL Server
5 178 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 166 (16.96%) Retail
7 158 (16.14%) Degree
8 154 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (12.26%) Oracle
10 118 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
11 117 (11.95%) Systems Analysis
12 115 (11.75%) ITIL
13 113 (11.54%) CRM
14 112 (11.44%) Project Management
14 112 (11.44%) Business Analysis
15 107 (10.93%) ERP
16 104 (10.62%) Microsoft Excel
17 97 (9.91%) Windows
18 91 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
19 90 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
20 82 (8.38%) SAP
21 78 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
22 77 (7.87%) SDLC
23 73 (7.46%) Java
24 71 (7.25%) VMware
25 69 (7.05%) .NET
26 68 (6.95%) Active Directory
27 67 (6.84%) Manufacturing
28 66 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
29 64 (6.54%) Banking

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 48 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 39 (3.98%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.23%) IIS
6 11 (1.12%) JBoss
6 11 (1.12%) SAS
7 7 (0.72%) IBM Domino
7 7 (0.72%) Liferay
7 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.10%) nginx
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 104 (10.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.10%) Simulink
7 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.55%) SAP CO
2 25 (2.55%) SAP FI
2 25 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (1.63%) NetSuite
4 15 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
5 14 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (1.12%) Orchard Housing
7 10 (1.02%) Northgate Housing
7 10 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.61%) Infor M3
9 6 (0.61%) iTrent
9 6 (0.61%) Magento
9 6 (0.61%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.61%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.61%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.29%) Office 365
2 36 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.12%) SaaS
4 10 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.82%) G Suite
7 5 (0.51%) Taleo
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.76%) LAN
1 27 (2.76%) WAN
2 16 (1.63%) Firewall
2 16 (1.63%) Intranet
3 13 (1.33%) Unified Communications
4 12 (1.23%) WLAN
5 10 (1.02%) Network Security
6 9 (0.92%) Internet
7 8 (0.82%) VPN
8 7 (0.72%) DNS
9 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.51%) AMQP
10 5 (0.51%) DHCP
10 5 (0.51%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.51%) SAN
11 4 (0.41%) Broadband
12 3 (0.31%) SMS
12 3 (0.31%) VoIP
13 2 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 66 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (5.82%) Relational Database
4 49 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (3.06%) Power BI
7 23 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 16 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
14 11 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.02%) SAP BW
15 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 9 (0.92%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.92%) MS Access
17 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (2.66%) JIRA
2 19 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.33%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.23%) Subversion
5 7 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.72%) JMeter
5 7 (0.72%) Maven
5 7 (0.72%) Selenium
6 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 343 (35.04%) Finance
2 166 (16.96%) Retail
3 67 (6.84%) Manufacturing
4 64 (6.54%) Banking
5 51 (5.21%) Billing
6 43 (4.39%) Advertising
7 29 (2.96%) Legal
8 26 (2.66%) Marketing
9 21 (2.15%) Law
10 19 (1.94%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.33%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.23%) Games
13 11 (1.12%) Front Office
14 10 (1.02%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.92%) Publishing
16 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.72%) Back Office
18 6 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
18 6 (0.61%) International Banking
19 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.05%) .NET
2 57 (5.82%) XML
3 55 (5.62%) HTML
4 40 (4.09%) Web Services
5 25 (2.55%) SOAP
6 22 (2.25%) ASP.NET
7 21 (2.15%) CSS
7 21 (2.15%) J2EE
8 18 (1.84%) REST
9 13 (1.33%) Hibernate
10 11 (1.12%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (1.12%) Java EE
11 10 (1.02%) HTML5
12 9 (0.92%) jQuery
12 9 (0.92%) JSON
13 8 (0.82%) MDX
14 7 (0.72%) EDI
14 7 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 178 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.17%) Fintech
5 23 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.74%) Reinsurance
8 15 (1.53%) User Experience
9 14 (1.43%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.23%) EFT
11 12 (1.23%) EPoS
11 12 (1.23%) SWIFT
12 11 (1.12%) FMCG
13 8 (0.82%) NHS
14 7 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.72%) APACS
14 7 (0.72%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (9.91%) Windows
2 62 (6.33%) Windows Server
3 57 (5.82%) Linux
3 57 (5.82%) Unix
4 23 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.41%) Android
8 4 (0.41%) SUSE
9 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.10%) HPUX
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) VMS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (11.95%) Systems Analysis
4 115 (11.75%) ITIL
5 113 (11.54%) CRM
6 112 (11.44%) Business Analysis
6 112 (11.44%) Project Management
7 107 (10.93%) ERP
8 91 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 90 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (7.87%) SDLC
11 61 (6.23%) Validation
12 57 (5.82%) User Stories
13 53 (5.41%) Data Analysis
13 53 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 52 (5.31%) Data Modelling
15 50 (5.11%) Change Management
16 48 (4.90%) Analytics
17 47 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
18 41 (4.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 404 (41.27%) SQL
2 73 (7.46%) Java
3 58 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 47 (4.80%) C#
5 44 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 27 (2.76%) VBA
7 26 (2.66%) PowerShell
8 22 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.94%) Python
11 17 (1.74%) PHP
12 15 (1.53%) C
13 13 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
14 12 (1.23%) C++
14 12 (1.23%) VB
15 11 (1.12%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.02%) Perl
17 8 (0.82%) ABAP
17 8 (0.82%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 158 (16.14%) Degree
2 27 (2.76%) ISEB
3 12 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.12%) Postgraduate
5 10 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.51%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.51%) MCSE
10 4 (0.41%) ACCA
10 4 (0.41%) CBAP
10 4 (0.41%) RHCA
10 4 (0.41%) RHCE
10 4 (0.41%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.11%) QA
2 15 (1.53%) SLA
3 12 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.23%) SEPA
4 11 (1.12%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.61%) GDPR
6 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.31%) GxP
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) TARGET2
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.02%) vSphere
4 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.31%) Docker
5 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.10%) iptables
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.74%) SCCM
2 7 (0.72%) AirWatch
2 7 (0.72%) Nagios
2 7 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.51%) WSUS
4 2 (0.20%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.20%) MOM
4 2 (0.20%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.20%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 271 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 120 (12.26%) Oracle
3 82 (8.38%) SAP
4 71 (7.25%) VMware
5 29 (2.96%) Citrix
6 21 (2.15%) Northgate
7 20 (2.04%) Sage
8 17 (1.74%) Cognos
9 15 (1.53%) JD Edwards
10 14 (1.43%) IFS
10 14 (1.43%) Infor
10 14 (1.43%) Orchard
11 13 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.23%) Cisco
12 12 (1.23%) Ivanti
13 11 (1.12%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.12%) IBM
13 11 (1.12%) NetApp
13 11 (1.12%) Shavlik
13 11 (1.12%) Tableau