Period
to 2 March 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,591 5,697 7,826
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.20% 11.41% 12.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.90% 12.04% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,511 4,754 6,568
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 26,174 47,298 59,480
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 94.77% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21,594 38,671 49,320
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,700 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -7 568 £52,500 - 64
West London +3 81 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South London -12 79 £52,500 +50.00% 7
East London +4 40 £34,250 -28.65% 18
North London -11 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 990 (38.21%) Finance
2 794 (30.64%) SQL
3 573 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 445 (17.17%) Business Analysis
5 424 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
6 414 (15.98%) Microsoft
7 384 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
8 330 (12.74%) Windows
9 295 (11.39%) Python
9 295 (11.39%) Analytics
10 268 (10.34%) Degree
11 265 (10.23%) SQL Server
12 252 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 250 (9.65%) Power Platform
14 245 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
15 241 (9.30%) Azure
16 238 (9.19%) Data Analysis
17 235 (9.07%) Power BI
18 232 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
19 231 (8.92%) Microsoft 365
20 223 (8.61%) Tableau
21 216 (8.34%) Active Directory
22 210 (8.10%) Requirements Gathering
23 202 (7.80%) Banking
24 193 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
25 192 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
26 191 (7.37%) ITIL
27 189 (7.29%) User Stories
28 179 (6.91%) Project Management
29 165 (6.37%) Visualisation

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
1 114 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 49 (1.89%) Confluence
3 33 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 16 (0.62%) CMS
5 14 (0.54%) SAS
6 13 (0.50%) IIS
7 12 (0.46%) Apache
8 9 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.19%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.12%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.12%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.077%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.077%) Site Server
13 2 (0.077%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.077%) WebSphere
Applications
1 232 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 138 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.89%) AutoCAD
6 22 (0.85%) Revit
7 13 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.12%) SPSS
10 2 (0.077%) Gephi
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.039%) InVision
11 1 (0.039%) Maya
11 1 (0.039%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.039%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 46 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.93%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.81%) Elite 3E
4 20 (0.77%) Eagle PACE
5 13 (0.50%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.39%) SAP SD
7 9 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.23%) PolarLake
10 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.23%) Sentinel
11 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
11 5 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
11 5 (0.19%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.19%) SAP PP
11 5 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 250 (9.65%) Power Platform
2 241 (9.30%) Azure
3 231 (8.92%) Microsoft 365
4 130 (5.02%) AWS
5 60 (2.32%) SaaS
6 58 (2.24%) Google Analytics
7 49 (1.89%) GCP
8 30 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
9 28 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 20 (0.77%) PowerApps
12 16 (0.62%) Power Automate
13 15 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
13 15 (0.58%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
14 9 (0.35%) Serverless
15 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.27%) BrowserStack
15 7 (0.27%) G Suite
15 7 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.63%) Firewall
2 48 (1.85%) VPN
3 41 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (1.43%) DNS
5 35 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 31 (1.20%) DHCP
6 31 (1.20%) LAN
7 30 (1.16%) WAN
8 24 (0.93%) Network Security
9 18 (0.69%) VoIP
10 17 (0.66%) SSH
11 15 (0.58%) Internet
11 15 (0.58%) SSL
12 14 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.46%) Intranet
14 11 (0.42%) HTTP
15 10 (0.39%) Skype
15 10 (0.39%) VLAN
16 9 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 235 (9.07%) Power BI
3 223 (8.61%) Tableau
4 192 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 140 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 123 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 68 (2.62%) Relational Database
8 54 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (1.93%) Looker
10 38 (1.47%) Data Lake
11 37 (1.43%) Big Data
11 37 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
12 33 (1.27%) BigQuery
13 31 (1.20%) MySQL
14 29 (1.12%) Data Mining
15 27 (1.04%) QlikView
16 20 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 20 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
17 18 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 147 (5.67%) JIRA
2 57 (2.20%) Selenium
3 39 (1.51%) Cucumber
4 21 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.77%) Postman
6 12 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.42%) TestRail
8 10 (0.39%) Appium
9 9 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.35%) WebDriver
10 8 (0.31%) Cypress.io
10 8 (0.31%) HP UFT
10 8 (0.31%) Ranorex
11 7 (0.27%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.23%) JMeter
12 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.19%) Zephyr
General
1 990 (38.21%) Finance
2 202 (7.80%) Banking
3 160 (6.18%) Front Office
4 102 (3.94%) Marketing
5 101 (3.90%) Legal
6 88 (3.40%) Back Office
7 87 (3.36%) Law
8 83 (3.20%) Retail
9 55 (2.12%) Financial Institution
10 49 (1.89%) Advertising
11 42 (1.62%) Public Sector
12 33 (1.27%) Investment Banking
13 30 (1.16%) Telecoms
14 20 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.77%) Multimedia
15 17 (0.66%) Games
16 13 (0.50%) Electronics
16 13 (0.50%) Publishing
17 12 (0.46%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.59%) .NET
2 57 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
3 56 (2.16%) Web Services
4 49 (1.89%) XML
5 40 (1.54%) HTML
6 23 (0.89%) JSON
7 21 (0.81%) Middleware
8 20 (0.77%) REST
9 15 (0.58%) CSS
9 15 (0.58%) RESTful
10 13 (0.50%) Gherkin
10 13 (0.50%) Kafka
11 11 (0.42%) SAP Basis
11 11 (0.42%) SOAP
12 10 (0.39%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.35%) ADO
13 9 (0.35%) Apache NiFi
14 8 (0.31%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.31%) FpML
14 8 (0.31%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 424 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 85 (3.28%) Derivative
4 81 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 81 (3.13%) Hedge funds
5 78 (3.01%) Equities
6 74 (2.86%) User Experience
7 59 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
8 48 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 41 (1.58%) Data Structures
11 37 (1.43%) Reference Data
11 37 (1.43%) Reinsurance
12 30 (1.16%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
13 29 (1.12%) SWIFT
14 23 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
15 22 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
15 22 (0.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 21 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 330 (12.74%) Windows
2 127 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 104 (4.01%) Linux
4 100 (3.86%) Windows 10
5 55 (2.12%) Unix
6 49 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 28 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.93%) Android
10 22 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 19 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 19 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
13 11 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.39%) CentOS
14 10 (0.39%) Solaris
15 5 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (17.17%) Business Analysis
3 384 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
4 295 (11.39%) Analytics
5 252 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 245 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
7 238 (9.19%) Data Analysis
8 210 (8.10%) Requirements Gathering
9 193 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
10 191 (7.37%) ITIL
11 189 (7.29%) User Stories
12 179 (6.91%) Project Management
13 165 (6.37%) Visualisation
14 158 (6.10%) ETL
15 154 (5.94%) Information Security
16 150 (5.79%) Asset Management
17 137 (5.29%) Investment Management
18 134 (5.17%) Fintech
19 119 (4.59%) Scrum
20 117 (4.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 794 (30.64%) SQL
2 295 (11.39%) Python
3 115 (4.44%) Java
4 85 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 77 (2.97%) C#
6 75 (2.89%) PowerShell
7 56 (2.16%) R
8 39 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 39 (1.51%) VBA
9 35 (1.35%) C
10 26 (1.00%) VB
11 25 (0.96%) Bash Shell
12 24 (0.93%) C++
13 20 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.73%) Perl
15 13 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.46%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.27%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.27%) PHP
18 6 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 268 (10.34%) Degree
2 71 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.05%) CISSP
4 50 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 42 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
7 34 (1.31%) CISM
8 28 (1.08%) ISEB
9 27 (1.04%) A+ Certification
9 27 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 20 (0.77%) CCNA
14 18 (0.69%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.66%) CEH
15 17 (0.66%) MCSE
15 17 (0.66%) PhD
16 15 (0.58%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.46%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.59%) Data Quality
2 118 (4.55%) QA
3 65 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (2.12%) GDPR
5 51 (1.97%) SLA
6 40 (1.54%) NIST
7 34 (1.31%) MiFID
8 24 (0.93%) PMO
9 19 (0.73%) COBIT
9 19 (0.73%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (0.66%) EMIR
12 14 (0.54%) Solvency II
13 11 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
14 8 (0.31%) SEPA
15 6 (0.23%) ISO 20022
15 6 (0.23%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.19%) NIST 800
17 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 216 (8.34%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.31%) Docker
6 7 (0.27%) vSphere
7 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.12%) Snort
9 3 (0.12%) Squid
9 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.077%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.077%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.077%) XenApp
11 1 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.039%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (2.32%) SCCM
2 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (0.42%) Grafana
4 10 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.35%) Packer
5 9 (0.35%) Puppet
5 9 (0.35%) Terraform
6 8 (0.31%) Nessus
6 8 (0.31%) vMotion
7 7 (0.27%) QRadar
7 7 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.23%) Ansible
9 5 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.19%) Control-M
9 5 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.15%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.12%) Nexpose
11 3 (0.12%) Suricata
Vendors
1 414 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 101 (3.90%) Google
3 98 (3.78%) Oracle
4 77 (2.97%) SAP
5 67 (2.59%) Cisco
6 62 (2.39%) Bloomberg
6 62 (2.39%) VMware
7 50 (1.93%) Informatica
8 46 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 44 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (1.62%) ServiceNow
11 37 (1.43%) Citrix
12 27 (1.04%) Adobe
13 26 (1.00%) Charles River
14 23 (0.89%) Reuters
15 22 (0.85%) Autodesk
16 20 (0.77%) Apple
17 19 (0.73%) IBM
18 18 (0.69%) Intapp
19 14 (0.54%) Sage