Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 862 1,035 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.85% 13.24% 13.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.27% 13.56% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 689 790 863
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £57,500 £57,250
North West median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -1.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,023 7,635 7,144
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 97.66% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,851 6,366 6,130
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Wigan +7 48 £32,500 +44.44% 4
Stockport +7 42 £32,500 -7.80% 5
Salford +6 38 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Bolton +7 18 £24,000 -31.43% 1
Altrincham -8 13 £31,000 +3.33% 5
Bury -11 10 £24,000 -11.11% 4
Rochdale -2 8 - - 2
Cheadle -7 7 £24,500 -30.00%
Sale - 6 £29,500 - 2
Oldham +7 5 £35,500 +69.05% 1
Heywood - 3 £26,250 -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Manchester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 249 (28.89%) SQL
2 203 (23.55%) Finance
3 202 (23.43%) Microsoft
4 187 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (20.53%) Windows
6 133 (15.43%) ITIL
7 123 (14.27%) VMware
7 123 (14.27%) Cisco
8 114 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
10 98 (11.37%) Information Security
11 94 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 93 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 92 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 88 (10.21%) SAP
14 88 (10.21%) Mentoring
15 86 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
16 83 (9.63%) Linux
17 82 (9.51%) Management Information System
17 82 (9.51%) Degree
17 82 (9.51%) SIEM
18 77 (8.93%) Legal
19 74 (8.58%) Network Security
19 74 (8.58%) Retail
19 74 (8.58%) Scenario Testing
20 73 (8.47%) Business Analysis
21 70 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
21 70 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
21 70 (8.12%) Active Directory
22 69 (8.00%) CISSP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 26 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.09%) Confluence
4 16 (1.86%) Alfresco
5 10 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.93%) SAS
7 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.70%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.46%) Apache
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.46%) WordPress
10 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) IIS
12 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 37 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.16%) SPSS
6 9 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.35%) Stata
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (2.55%) SAP SD
2 16 (1.86%) SAP ERP
3 14 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.62%) SAP PP
4 11 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.28%) SAP MM
5 9 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.70%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.46%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.46%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.35%) Demantra
10 3 (0.35%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.73%) Office 365
2 28 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.28%) SaaS
4 8 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.58%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.46%) IaaS
8 3 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.35%) AdWords
8 3 (0.35%) Slack
8 3 (0.35%) Zapier
9 2 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.58%) Network Security
2 59 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
3 58 (6.73%) Firewall
4 28 (3.25%) SAN
5 17 (1.97%) Wireless
6 13 (1.51%) LAN
6 13 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (1.28%) SMS
7 11 (1.28%) WAN
8 9 (1.04%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.04%) Skype
9 8 (0.93%) DNS
9 8 (0.93%) Internet
9 8 (0.93%) MPLS
10 7 (0.81%) Broadband
10 7 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.81%) VoIP
10 7 (0.81%) VPN
11 6 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.83%) Power BI
3 25 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.62%) QlikView
8 13 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.04%) MySQL
13 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.81%) GIS
14 7 (0.81%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (6.73%) JIRA
2 40 (4.64%) Selenium
3 19 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 17 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.97%) WebDriver
5 16 (1.86%) JMeter
6 13 (1.51%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (0.93%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.35%) Appium
10 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.35%) Subversion
11 2 (0.23%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.23%) JUnit
11 2 (0.23%) Protractor
11 2 (0.23%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.23%) TestNG
11 2 (0.23%) YouTrack
General
1 203 (23.55%) Finance
2 77 (8.93%) Legal
3 74 (8.58%) Retail
4 68 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 56 (6.50%) Marketing
6 48 (5.57%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.20%) Banking
7 19 (2.20%) Law
8 18 (2.09%) Publishing
9 12 (1.39%) Electronics
10 11 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.16%) Advertising
12 7 (0.81%) Automotive
13 5 (0.58%) Billing
13 5 (0.58%) Local Government
14 4 (0.46%) Back Office
14 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.35%) Games
15 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.67%) XML
2 22 (2.55%) HTML
3 20 (2.32%) .NET
4 12 (1.39%) SOAP
5 10 (1.16%) JSON
6 9 (1.04%) 802.1X
6 9 (1.04%) REST
6 9 (1.04%) Web Services
7 8 (0.93%) CSS
7 8 (0.93%) EDI
8 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.46%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.46%) MDX
10 4 (0.46%) Middleware
11 2 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.23%) KML
11 2 (0.23%) Visualforce
12 1 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (9.51%) Management Information System
3 58 (6.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 43 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (3.83%) User Experience
6 19 (2.20%) FMCG
7 14 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.81%) Life Science
11 6 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.70%) Fintech
11 6 (0.70%) iPhone
12 5 (0.58%) LIMS
13 4 (0.46%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.35%) AS400
14 3 (0.35%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 177 (20.53%) Windows
2 83 (9.63%) Linux
3 44 (5.10%) Windows 7
4 32 (3.71%) Windows 10
4 32 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (3.48%) Windows Server
6 27 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.70%) Solaris
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.43%) ITIL
3 99 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (11.37%) Information Security
5 94 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (10.21%) Mentoring
7 86 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
8 82 (9.51%) SIEM
9 74 (8.58%) Scenario Testing
10 73 (8.47%) Business Analysis
11 70 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 67 (7.77%) Data Protection
12 67 (7.77%) Due Diligence
12 67 (7.77%) Web Development
13 66 (7.66%) Project Management
14 64 (7.42%) Business Continuity
15 62 (7.19%) Service Management
16 61 (7.08%) Penetration Testing
17 60 (6.96%) Risk Analysis
18 58 (6.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 249 (28.89%) SQL
2 35 (4.06%) C#
3 28 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.44%) Java
4 21 (2.44%) Python
5 20 (2.32%) VBA
6 17 (1.97%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.04%) C
8 9 (1.04%) R
9 7 (0.81%) ABAP
10 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.46%) PHP
11 4 (0.46%) VB
12 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.23%) RPG
12 2 (0.23%) VBScript
12 2 (0.23%) X++
13 1 (0.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (9.51%) Degree
2 69 (8.00%) CISSP
3 64 (7.42%) SANS
4 62 (7.19%) CREST Certified
5 31 (3.60%) ISTQB
5 31 (3.60%) Network+ Certification
6 23 (2.67%) ISEB
7 17 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.39%) CCNA
9 12 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.04%) MCP
10 9 (1.04%) MCSA
11 8 (0.93%) IIBA
11 8 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.70%) CCNP
13 6 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (7.77%) GDPR
2 67 (7.77%) PCI DSS
3 54 (6.26%) QA
4 32 (3.71%) SLA
5 23 (2.67%) PMO
6 11 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.58%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.35%) PSD2
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.12%) GAAP
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (8.12%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 21 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.58%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Docker
6 3 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.86%) SCCM
2 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.46%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.35%) Ansible
3 3 (0.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.23%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 202 (23.43%) Microsoft
2 123 (14.27%) Cisco
2 123 (14.27%) VMware
3 88 (10.21%) SAP
4 39 (4.52%) Oracle
5 32 (3.71%) Citrix
6 31 (3.60%) Fortinet
6 31 (3.60%) Huawei
7 25 (2.90%) Tableau
8 12 (1.39%) Adobe
9 11 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.28%) Google
9 11 (1.28%) HP
9 11 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.16%) Cognos
10 10 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.04%) IBM
12 8 (0.93%) Avaya
13 7 (0.81%) Aruba
14 6 (0.70%) Sony