Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 454 372
Rank change year-on-year -19 -82 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 998 1,066 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 845 931 1,533
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.83%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +2.44%

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 158,592 159,887 190,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.50% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,189 133,793 161,204
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,293 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -5 383 £50,000 - 51
South East +47 210 £42,500 - 38
North of England +13 188 £42,500 +13.33% 42
Yorkshire +34 90 £40,000 -1.23% 15
Midlands -14 89 £37,500 -2.60% 22
North West -17 75 £40,750 +18.12% 23
East of England -47 74 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West Midlands +19 62 £37,500 -2.60% 8
South West -45 55 £36,880 -7.80% 19
East Midlands -13 25 £37,500 +1.35% 14
North East +4 23 £50,000 +36.99% 4
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 414 (41.48%) SQL
2 377 (37.78%) Finance
3 201 (20.14%) Microsoft
4 171 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (15.93%) SQL Server
6 135 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
7 132 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 130 (13.03%) Degree
9 120 (12.02%) Systems Analysis
10 119 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 116 (11.62%) Business Analysis
12 115 (11.52%) Oracle
13 108 (10.82%) Management Information System
14 102 (10.22%) ITIL
15 101 (10.12%) Windows
15 101 (10.12%) ERP
16 93 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
17 92 (9.22%) SDLC
18 89 (8.92%) .NET
19 85 (8.52%) Project Management
20 83 (8.32%) CRM
21 82 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
22 78 (7.82%) SAP
22 78 (7.82%) Legal
23 75 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 74 (7.41%) Law
24 74 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
25 73 (7.31%) XML
26 71 (7.11%) UML
27 68 (6.81%) C#

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 65 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.00%) IIS
3 19 (1.90%) Confluence
4 16 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (1.00%) CMS
8 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.60%) SAS
10 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.30%) WordPress
12 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) ThingWorx
13 1 (0.10%) Apache
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.10%) JBoss
13 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 93 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 28 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.50%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.50%) CATIA
7 5 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.10%) Maya
Business Applications
1 46 (4.61%) Elite 3E
2 32 (3.21%) NetSuite
3 17 (1.70%) SAP CO
3 17 (1.70%) SAP FI
3 17 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (1.00%) Northgate Housing
8 9 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.80%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.80%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.70%) SAP MM
11 6 (0.60%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.61%) Office 365
2 22 (2.20%) SaaS
3 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.50%) Taleo
6 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.20%) SurveyMonkey
8 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.40%) SAN
2 18 (1.80%) Internet
3 13 (1.30%) LAN
3 13 (1.30%) WAN
4 12 (1.20%) DNS
5 11 (1.10%) DHCP
5 11 (1.10%) Firewall
6 10 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.90%) SMS
7 9 (0.90%) VoIP
8 8 (0.80%) Intranet
9 6 (0.60%) Network Security
9 6 (0.60%) VLAN
10 5 (0.50%) Broadband
10 5 (0.50%) ISDN
11 4 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.40%) VPN
12 3 (0.30%) FTP
12 3 (0.30%) HTTP
12 3 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 132 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
5 42 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (3.71%) BusinessObjects
7 30 (3.01%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.00%) Power BI
10 14 (1.40%) Big Data
11 13 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.10%) QlikView
13 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.90%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.90%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.80%) SAP BW
16 7 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.70%) SAP HANA
17 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (3.01%) JIRA
2 14 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.60%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.50%) Selenium
6 4 (0.40%) AccuRev
6 4 (0.40%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.30%) PeopleTools
7 3 (0.30%) Toad
8 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.10%) JDeveloper
General
1 377 (37.78%) Finance
2 78 (7.82%) Legal
3 74 (7.41%) Law
4 53 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 45 (4.51%) Banking
6 38 (3.81%) Retail
7 25 (2.51%) Advertising
8 23 (2.30%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.40%) Marketing
10 13 (1.30%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.90%) Billing
11 9 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.80%) Games
13 7 (0.70%) Back Office
13 7 (0.70%) Front Office
14 4 (0.40%) Automotive
14 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.40%) Military
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (8.92%) .NET
2 73 (7.31%) XML
3 34 (3.41%) Web Services
4 32 (3.21%) HTML
5 19 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.20%) XBRL
7 11 (1.10%) CSS
7 11 (1.10%) REST
8 10 (1.00%) Middleware
9 8 (0.80%) ADO.NET
9 8 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (0.80%) EDI
9 8 (0.80%) JSON
9 8 (0.80%) SOAP
9 8 (0.80%) WCF
10 6 (0.60%) LDAP
10 6 (0.60%) XHTML
11 5 (0.50%) J2EE
11 5 (0.50%) Mason
11 5 (0.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 135 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (10.82%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 19 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 14 (1.40%) Clustering
6 13 (1.30%) FMCG
6 13 (1.30%) User Experience
7 12 (1.20%) Fintech
7 12 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.20%) Taxonomies
8 10 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 9 (0.90%) EPoS
10 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.60%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.60%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.60%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (10.12%) Windows
2 45 (4.51%) Windows Server
3 40 (4.01%) Unix
4 31 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (2.61%) Linux
6 25 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.40%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.70%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.10%) Android
10 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.30%) zOS
14 2 (0.20%) AIX
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) VMS
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (12.02%) Systems Analysis
3 119 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (11.62%) Business Analysis
5 102 (10.22%) ITIL
6 101 (10.12%) ERP
7 92 (9.22%) SDLC
8 85 (8.52%) Project Management
9 83 (8.32%) CRM
10 82 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
11 71 (7.11%) UML
12 63 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 61 (6.11%) Workflow
14 59 (5.91%) Scrum
15 53 (5.31%) Data Analysis
16 52 (5.21%) Analytics
17 50 (5.01%) PRINCE2
18 45 (4.51%) Data Management
18 45 (4.51%) Logistics
19 41 (4.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 414 (41.48%) SQL
2 68 (6.81%) C#
3 57 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 42 (4.21%) VB
5 34 (3.41%) Java
6 30 (3.01%) PL/SQL
7 28 (2.81%) JavaScript
8 27 (2.71%) VBA
9 20 (2.00%) Python
10 15 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.80%) C
12 8 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.70%) C++
14 5 (0.50%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.50%) R
15 4 (0.40%) COBOL
16 3 (0.30%) PeopleCode
16 3 (0.30%) Perl
16 3 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 130 (13.03%) Degree
2 32 (3.21%) ISEB
3 19 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.10%) MCSE
5 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.60%) IIBA
8 5 (0.50%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.50%) MCITP
8 5 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.30%) ACCA
9 3 (0.30%) HND
10 2 (0.20%) CIMA
10 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.61%) QA
2 21 (2.10%) GDPR
3 18 (1.80%) SLA
4 16 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.20%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) PMO
7 3 (0.30%) SEPA
8 1 (0.10%) DICOM
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.20%) XenApp
5 15 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (0.90%) XenServer
7 4 (0.40%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.10%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (2.61%) SCCM
2 9 (0.90%) SCOM
2 9 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.20%) Pingdom
5 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.10%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.10%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 201 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 115 (11.52%) Oracle
3 78 (7.82%) SAP
4 44 (4.41%) Aderant
5 36 (3.61%) VMware
6 28 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.40%) Sybase
8 20 (2.00%) Sage
9 18 (1.80%) Cisco
9 18 (1.80%) Citrix
10 17 (1.70%) HP
10 17 (1.70%) IFS
11 14 (1.40%) IBM
11 14 (1.40%) Northgate
12 13 (1.30%) Epicor
13 12 (1.20%) Infor
14 11 (1.10%) Huawei
15 10 (1.00%) Capita
15 10 (1.00%) Dell
15 10 (1.00%) Veeam