Period
to 11 May 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

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

Analyst
England > London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,063 4,514 7,445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.30% 10.96% 12.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.14% 11.59% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 3,714 5,997
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,243 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.06% +5.47% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 30,202 38,946 56,742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.71% 94.52% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,700 32,057 46,798
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in London over the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in London

Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 11 May 2021. 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
Central London -5 633 £52,500 - 78
South London 0 107 £52,500 +50.00% 6
West London -3 87 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East London 0 35 £35,000 -26.32% 16
North London -12 3 £60,000 +45.45% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 1,194 (38.98%) Finance
2 966 (31.54%) SQL
3 754 (24.62%) Social Skills
4 637 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
5 539 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
6 495 (16.16%) Microsoft
7 475 (15.51%) Business Analysis
8 470 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
9 435 (14.20%) Analytics
10 430 (14.04%) Windows
11 402 (13.12%) Python
12 349 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
13 329 (10.74%) Microsoft Excel
14 324 (10.58%) Power Platform
15 312 (10.19%) Power BI
15 312 (10.19%) Degree
16 308 (10.06%) Azure
17 305 (9.96%) Microsoft 365
18 290 (9.47%) Data Analysis
18 290 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 289 (9.44%) Active Directory
20 288 (9.40%) Tableau
21 268 (8.75%) SQL Server
22 252 (8.23%) ITIL
23 235 (7.67%) Banking
24 234 (7.64%) Requirements Gathering
25 232 (7.57%) Visualisation
26 223 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
27 197 (6.43%) Front Office
28 188 (6.14%) User Stories

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 93 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 61 (1.99%) Confluence
3 38 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 28 (0.91%) CMS
5 16 (0.52%) SAS
6 12 (0.39%) Apache
7 9 (0.29%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.26%) IIS
8 8 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.16%) Mendix
11 5 (0.16%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.098%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.065%) Liferay
14 2 (0.065%) MTS
14 2 (0.065%) Tomcat
Applications
1 329 (10.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 168 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (0.85%) AutoCAD
7 25 (0.82%) Revit
8 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.13%) MadCap Flare
10 2 (0.065%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.065%) Gephi
10 2 (0.065%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.033%) EViews
11 1 (0.033%) InVision
11 1 (0.033%) Maya
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle Smart View
11 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.033%) SPSS
11 1 (0.033%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 49 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.72%) Elite 3E
3 21 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 17 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
8 9 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
10 6 (0.20%) HFM
11 5 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.16%) Maximo
11 5 (0.16%) thinkFolio
11 5 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.13%) Magento
12 4 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 324 (10.58%) Power Platform
2 308 (10.06%) Azure
3 305 (9.96%) Microsoft 365
4 136 (4.44%) AWS
5 82 (2.68%) SaaS
6 59 (1.93%) GCP
7 51 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
7 51 (1.67%) Google Analytics
8 34 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (0.91%) PowerApps
10 25 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 18 (0.59%) Power Automate
12 17 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.46%) OneDrive
15 13 (0.42%) Azure Sentinel
15 13 (0.42%) GitHub
15 13 (0.42%) Google Data Studio
16 12 (0.39%) IaaS
17 11 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.36%) Firewall
2 73 (2.38%) VPN
3 46 (1.50%) DNS
4 38 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.11%) DHCP
6 32 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 32 (1.04%) LAN
7 31 (1.01%) Network Security
8 30 (0.98%) WAN
9 18 (0.59%) SSH
10 17 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
10 17 (0.56%) Internet
10 17 (0.56%) VoIP
11 14 (0.46%) SSL
12 13 (0.42%) HTTP
13 12 (0.39%) Skype
14 11 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (0.36%) SAN
14 11 (0.36%) VLAN
15 10 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (10.19%) Power BI
2 288 (9.40%) Tableau
3 268 (8.75%) SQL Server
4 223 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 157 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 147 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 80 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 68 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (1.67%) Big Data
10 48 (1.57%) Looker
11 46 (1.50%) Data Mining
12 37 (1.21%) BigQuery
13 33 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
14 31 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (0.88%) Data Lake
15 27 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
16 23 (0.75%) MySQL
16 23 (0.75%) QlikView
17 22 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 152 (4.96%) JIRA
2 34 (1.11%) Selenium
3 27 (0.88%) Cucumber
3 27 (0.88%) Postman
4 20 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.23%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.23%) Ranorex
6 7 (0.23%) Snyk
6 7 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.23%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.20%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.16%) Cypress.io
8 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.16%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.13%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.098%) Geb
10 3 (0.098%) Spock
General
1 1,194 (38.98%) Finance
2 754 (24.62%) Social Skills
3 539 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
4 235 (7.67%) Banking
5 197 (6.43%) Front Office
6 161 (5.26%) Marketing
7 132 (4.31%) Legal
8 124 (4.05%) Law
9 101 (3.30%) Back Office
10 93 (3.04%) Retail
11 87 (2.84%) Presentation Skills
12 71 (2.32%) Advertising
13 66 (2.15%) Investment Banking
14 52 (1.70%) Organisational Skills
14 52 (1.70%) Public Sector
15 50 (1.63%) Financial Institution
16 36 (1.18%) Telecoms
17 34 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
17 34 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
18 24 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (2.55%) .NET
2 73 (2.38%) XML
3 56 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
4 49 (1.60%) HTML
5 41 (1.34%) Web Services
6 36 (1.18%) JSON
7 27 (0.88%) REST
8 26 (0.85%) CSS
9 22 (0.72%) Middleware
10 21 (0.69%) RESTful
11 19 (0.62%) Murex MxML
12 18 (0.59%) Swagger
13 14 (0.46%) EDI
13 14 (0.46%) Kafka
14 12 (0.39%) D3.js
15 10 (0.33%) AngularJS
16 9 (0.29%) Apache NiFi
16 9 (0.29%) ASP.NET
17 8 (0.26%) SOAP
17 8 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 157 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 145 (4.73%) Derivative
3 126 (4.11%) Equities
4 98 (3.20%) Hedge funds
5 81 (2.64%) User Experience
6 77 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 69 (2.25%) Fixed Income
8 62 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
9 59 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 58 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 52 (1.70%) Reinsurance
12 38 (1.24%) SWIFT
13 37 (1.21%) Market Risk
14 33 (1.08%) Data Centre
14 33 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 30 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
16 29 (0.95%) Replication
17 27 (0.88%) Credit Risk
18 25 (0.82%) Reference Data
19 24 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 430 (14.04%) Windows
2 164 (5.35%) Windows Server
3 141 (4.60%) Windows 10
4 132 (4.31%) Linux
5 80 (2.61%) Unix
6 72 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 32 (1.04%) Android
7 32 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 30 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.39%) Solaris
12 11 (0.36%) CentOS
12 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.23%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (15.51%) Business Analysis
3 470 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
4 435 (14.20%) Analytics
5 349 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
6 290 (9.47%) Data Analysis
6 290 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 252 (8.23%) ITIL
8 234 (7.64%) Requirements Gathering
9 232 (7.57%) Visualisation
10 188 (6.14%) User Stories
11 184 (6.01%) Cybersecurity
12 183 (5.97%) Project Management
13 172 (5.62%) Asset Management
13 172 (5.62%) ETL
14 164 (5.35%) Investment Management
15 158 (5.16%) Data Visualisation
16 149 (4.86%) Information Security
16 149 (4.86%) Mathematics
17 144 (4.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 966 (31.54%) SQL
2 402 (13.12%) Python
3 123 (4.02%) Java
4 120 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 108 (3.53%) T-SQL
6 88 (2.87%) C#
7 81 (2.64%) R
8 58 (1.89%) VBA
9 52 (1.70%) JavaScript
10 40 (1.31%) Bash Shell
11 39 (1.27%) C
12 33 (1.08%) C++
13 29 (0.95%) Perl
14 28 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 27 (0.88%) VB
16 20 (0.65%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 13 (0.42%) Ruby
19 8 (0.26%) PHP
20 7 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 312 (10.19%) Degree
2 68 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.47%) CISSP
5 41 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
6 39 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (0.98%) A+ Certification
8 27 (0.88%) CISM
9 24 (0.78%) ISEB
10 23 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
11 22 (0.72%) CEH
11 22 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (0.72%) MCSE
11 22 (0.72%) SSCP
12 20 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 20 (0.65%) CCNA
13 18 (0.59%) IIBA
14 16 (0.52%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.57%) Data Quality
2 123 (4.02%) QA
3 63 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (2.02%) GDPR
5 61 (1.99%) SLA
6 44 (1.44%) MiFID
7 41 (1.34%) PMO
8 32 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
9 29 (0.95%) COBIT
10 22 (0.72%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.56%) IFRS
12 16 (0.52%) EMIR
13 15 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
14 12 (0.39%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.29%) GRC
15 9 (0.29%) NIST
16 8 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
17 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 4 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 289 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.36%) Docker
6 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.23%) vSphere
7 6 (0.20%) Snort
7 6 (0.20%) Squid
7 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.065%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.065%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.065%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.065%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 70 (2.29%) SCCM
2 30 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (0.52%) Control-M
4 12 (0.39%) Nessus
5 11 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.26%) vMotion
7 7 (0.23%) Grafana
7 7 (0.23%) Terraform
8 6 (0.20%) Ansible
8 6 (0.20%) Nexpose
8 6 (0.20%) Suricata
8 6 (0.20%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (0.16%) Puppet
9 5 (0.16%) QRadar
10 4 (0.13%) Kibana
11 3 (0.098%) Packer
11 3 (0.098%) SCOM
Vendors
1 495 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 111 (3.62%) Google
3 106 (3.46%) Cisco
4 102 (3.33%) Oracle
5 82 (2.68%) VMware
6 78 (2.55%) SAP
7 56 (1.83%) Citrix
7 56 (1.83%) ServiceNow
8 53 (1.73%) Informatica
9 52 (1.70%) Bloomberg
9 52 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 50 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 45 (1.47%) Adobe
12 35 (1.14%) Alteryx
13 27 (0.88%) Charles River
14 25 (0.82%) Autodesk
15 22 (0.72%) Intapp
15 22 (0.72%) Reuters
16 21 (0.69%) Murex
17 20 (0.65%) IBM