Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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

Analyst
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 150 222 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.92% 13.75% 16.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.23% 14.07% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128 187 349
Kent median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £58,000 £45,050
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,226 1,578 2,166
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 97.71% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 1,297 1,914
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Kent

Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 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
Chatham 0 31 £32,500 -1.52%
Maidstone +37 11 £46,250 +8.82% 6
Tunbridge Wells +3 7 £37,500 +36.36%
Sevenoaks +1 6 £31,250 -10.71%
Westerham - 5 £27,500 -
Sittingbourne +11 3 £22,500 -
Folkestone -2 3 £26,000 -21.21%
Dartford +3 2 £26,000 -56.67% 2
Tonbridge -3 2 £26,250 -62.50%
West Malling -12 2 £26,500 -31.61% 1
Swanley - 2 £22,500 -
Rochester +2 1 £20,500 -14.58%
Canterbury - 1 £36,500 -
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 69 (46.00%) Finance
2 48 (32.00%) SQL
3 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (20.00%) Degree
5 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (18.00%) Process Improvement
6 26 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (14.67%) Windows
8 21 (14.00%) Manual Testing
8 21 (14.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 20 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.33%) ISEB
9 20 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 20 (13.33%) SDLC
10 19 (12.67%) Test Strategy
11 18 (12.00%) Active Directory
11 18 (12.00%) System Testing
11 18 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 18 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
12 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
13 13 (8.67%) PCI DSS
13 13 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (8.00%) Regression Testing
14 12 (8.00%) Test Scripting
14 12 (8.00%) Information Security
14 12 (8.00%) Business Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (14.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.33%) BPCS
4 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.33%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.67%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.67%) Unica
5 1 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) Firewall
2 8 (5.33%) Network Security
2 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.00%) DHCP
3 6 (4.00%) DNS
3 6 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.67%) FirePass
5 4 (2.67%) Internet
5 4 (2.67%) LAN
5 4 (2.67%) NAS
5 4 (2.67%) WAN
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (2.00%) VoIP
7 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.33%) Intranet
7 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.33%) Power BI
6 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.00%) JIRA
3 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (46.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Legal
3 5 (3.33%) Advertising
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Back Office
4 3 (2.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) French Language
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.33%) CSS
2 2 (1.33%) HTML
2 2 (1.33%) SOAP
2 2 (1.33%) Web Services
2 2 (1.33%) XML
2 2 (1.33%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.33%) XSL
3 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.33%) iPhone
5 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.67%) CCTV
8 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.67%) Windows
2 9 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.67%) Android
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.33%) Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.00%) Process Improvement
2 21 (14.00%) Manual Testing
3 20 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.33%) SDLC
3 20 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 19 (12.67%) Test Strategy
5 18 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 18 (12.00%) System Testing
5 18 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.00%) Information Security
7 12 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (7.33%) Integration Testing
8 11 (7.33%) ITIL
8 11 (7.33%) Scrum
8 11 (7.33%) Security Operations
8 11 (7.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.00%) SQL
2 10 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.00%) Python
3 6 (4.00%) VBA
4 4 (2.67%) C#
4 4 (2.67%) Java
5 3 (2.00%) PHP
6 2 (1.33%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.33%) Scala
6 2 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (20.00%) Degree
2 20 (13.33%) ISEB
3 8 (5.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.00%) CISA
4 6 (4.00%) CISSP
5 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.67%) CCNA
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.00%) MCP
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.33%) MCDST
9 1 (0.67%) AAT
9 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.67%) COBIT
3 7 (4.67%) SLA
4 6 (4.00%) GDPR
5 5 (3.33%) QA
6 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) Nessus
3 1 (0.67%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) HP
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle
3 8 (5.33%) Blue Coat
3 8 (5.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (5.33%) F5
4 7 (4.67%) Cisco
5 6 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (4.00%) SAP
6 5 (3.33%) Sophos
7 4 (2.67%) Citrix
8 3 (2.00%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.00%) Remedy
9 2 (1.33%) Epicor
9 2 (1.33%) Infor
9 2 (1.33%) Juniper
9 2 (1.33%) Mitel
9 2 (1.33%) Sage
9 2 (1.33%) VMware