Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 441 381
Rank change year-on-year -36 -60 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1017 1238 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.69% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.72% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1100 1560
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -16 371 £55,000 +13.40% 18
South East +66 239 £42,500 -2.30% 12
North of England -42 149 £39,500 +11.27% 11
South West +14 92 £37,500 - 2
Midlands -26 89 £37,500 -5.06% 5
East of England -47 79 £44,000 - 4
Yorkshire -6 76 £40,000 +12.68% 1
West Midlands +15 65 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West -44 62 £37,500 - 8
East Midlands -22 22 £44,658 +14.51% 4
North East +13 11 £46,000 +35.29% 2
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 421 (41.40%) SQL
2 364 (35.79%) Finance
3 203 (19.96%) Microsoft
4 162 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (15.24%) SQL Server
6 142 (13.96%) Degree
7 139 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
8 126 (12.39%) Oracle
9 118 (11.60%) Systems Analysis
10 112 (11.01%) SDLC
11 111 (10.91%) Windows
12 110 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 110 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 109 (10.72%) Business Analysis
14 104 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
15 98 (9.64%) XML
15 98 (9.64%) ERP
16 96 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
17 90 (8.85%) Project Management
18 86 (8.46%) Data Analysis
19 83 (8.16%) Management Information System
20 82 (8.06%) UML
21 81 (7.96%) ITIL
22 80 (7.87%) .NET
23 75 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
24 69 (6.78%) T-SQL
25 68 (6.69%) Legal
26 67 (6.59%) Windows Server
27 66 (6.49%) Law
28 65 (6.39%) CRM

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 54 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.98%) CMS
5 10 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.79%) Confluence
6 8 (0.79%) IIS
7 7 (0.69%) SAS
8 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) WordPress
13 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 75 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.29%) CATIA
6 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 16 (1.57%) NetSuite
4 14 (1.38%) Teamcenter
5 12 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (1.08%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.98%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.69%) Actimize
9 7 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle TCA
11 5 (0.49%) OPENHousing
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.49%) thinkFolio
12 4 (0.39%) Kypera Housing
12 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.44%) Office 365
2 20 (1.97%) SaaS
3 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.098%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.098%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.26%) SAN
2 18 (1.77%) WAN
3 13 (1.28%) LAN
3 13 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.08%) SMS
5 10 (0.98%) DNS
6 8 (0.79%) Firewall
6 8 (0.79%) Intranet
6 8 (0.79%) Network Security
7 7 (0.69%) Internet
7 7 (0.69%) VoIP
7 7 (0.69%) Wireless
8 6 (0.59%) LDAP
8 6 (0.59%) WLAN
9 5 (0.49%) DHCP
9 5 (0.49%) MPLS
10 4 (0.39%) DECT
10 4 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.39%) VLAN
11 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 110 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (5.70%) Crystal Reports
5 50 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.52%) Oracle Database
8 28 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.67%) Power BI
12 15 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.08%) Big Data
14 7 (0.69%) QlikView
15 6 (0.59%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 30 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (1.87%) JIRA
3 15 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.08%) Selenium
6 5 (0.49%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.29%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.29%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.098%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.098%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.098%) WebDriver
General
1 364 (35.79%) Finance
2 68 (6.69%) Legal
3 66 (6.49%) Law
4 58 (5.70%) Retail
5 53 (5.21%) Banking
6 49 (4.82%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.87%) Advertising
7 19 (1.87%) Marketing
7 19 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.18%) Billing
9 11 (1.08%) General Ledger
10 9 (0.88%) Front Office
11 7 (0.69%) Back Office
11 7 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Local Government
13 4 (0.39%) Electronics
13 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.39%) Military
13 4 (0.39%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (9.64%) XML
2 80 (7.87%) .NET
3 52 (5.11%) Web Services
4 39 (3.83%) HTML
5 35 (3.44%) REST
6 23 (2.26%) SOAP
7 17 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 17 (1.67%) WCF
8 14 (1.38%) XSD
8 14 (1.38%) XSL
9 13 (1.28%) J2EE
10 12 (1.18%) ADO.NET
10 12 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.18%) EDI
11 7 (0.69%) MDX
12 6 (0.59%) XHTML
13 5 (0.49%) Software Packaging
14 4 (0.39%) HTML5
14 4 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (0.29%) PRADO
Miscellaneous
1 139 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 28 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 19 (1.87%) User Experience
5 18 (1.77%) Fat Client
5 18 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 16 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 15 (1.47%) FMCG
8 13 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (0.98%) Fintech
9 10 (0.98%) Reinsurance
10 9 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.69%) Clustering
11 7 (0.69%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.49%) CCTV
13 5 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.91%) Windows
2 67 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 48 (4.72%) Unix
4 27 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (2.06%) Linux
6 18 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.18%) Android
10 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.098%) HPUX
13 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (11.60%) Systems Analysis
3 112 (11.01%) SDLC
4 110 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 109 (10.72%) Business Analysis
6 104 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 98 (9.64%) ERP
8 96 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
9 90 (8.85%) Project Management
10 86 (8.46%) Data Analysis
11 82 (8.06%) UML
12 81 (7.96%) ITIL
13 65 (6.39%) CRM
14 55 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
15 53 (5.21%) Analytics
16 51 (5.01%) Use Case
17 50 (4.92%) Data Management
18 47 (4.62%) Workflow
19 44 (4.33%) OO
20 43 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 421 (41.40%) SQL
2 69 (6.78%) T-SQL
3 60 (5.90%) C#
4 59 (5.80%) Java
5 39 (3.83%) VB
6 32 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 30 (2.95%) Python
8 24 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 22 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.97%) VBA
11 18 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.98%) C
14 6 (0.59%) VBScript
15 5 (0.49%) C++
16 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.29%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.29%) Perl
16 3 (0.29%) R
17 2 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 142 (13.96%) Degree
2 16 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (1.57%) ISEB
3 12 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.88%) MCSE
6 8 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.79%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.59%) ACCA
7 6 (0.59%) CIMA
8 5 (0.49%) HND
8 5 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.49%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.49%) MCITP
9 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.39%) MCP
10 3 (0.29%) CCNA
10 3 (0.29%) HNC
10 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.23%) QA
2 34 (3.34%) SLA
3 14 (1.38%) GDPR
4 9 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.69%) SEPA
6 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) PMO
7 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) DICOM
8 2 (0.20%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.08%) XenApp
5 7 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.59%) vSphere
7 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (2.56%) SCCM
2 5 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.29%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.20%) Pingdom
5 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.098%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.098%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.098%) Nagios
Vendors
1 203 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 126 (12.39%) Oracle
3 56 (5.51%) SAP
4 42 (4.13%) VMware
5 24 (2.36%) Sybase
6 22 (2.16%) Citrix
7 18 (1.77%) Cisco
7 18 (1.77%) Siemens
8 17 (1.67%) Cognos
9 16 (1.57%) IBM
9 16 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.38%) HP
10 14 (1.38%) Northgate
11 11 (1.08%) IFS
12 10 (0.98%) Infor
13 9 (0.88%) Civica
13 9 (0.88%) Epicor
13 9 (0.88%) Xerox
14 8 (0.79%) Charles River
15 7 (0.69%) Sage