Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 837 970 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.66% 12.29% 12.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.07% 12.63% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 678 732 808
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,775 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% -

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 6,933 7,683 7,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.33% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,781 6,371 6,210
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,988
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +6 45 £30,000 +33.33% 5
Stockport +17 28 £43,250 +23.57% 4
Salford +9 27 £31,062 -22.35% 4
Altrincham -16 13 £25,000 -23.66% 3
Bury -4 11 £22,500 -41.94% 2
Bolton +8 9 £24,000 -26.15% 3
Oldham +4 8 £34,625 +64.88%
Sale +2 8 £29,500 +22.92%
Rochdale 0 4 - - 3
Cheadle -9 3 £24,500 -30.00% 5
Heywood - 3 £26,250 -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 261 (31.18%) SQL
2 233 (27.84%) Finance
3 218 (26.05%) Microsoft
4 210 (25.09%) Windows
5 187 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (19.12%) Cisco
7 157 (18.76%) VMware
8 150 (17.92%) Information Security
9 137 (16.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 136 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 129 (15.41%) ITIL
12 121 (14.46%) Linux
13 119 (14.22%) Mentoring
14 118 (14.10%) SIEM
14 118 (14.10%) GDPR
14 118 (14.10%) Management Information System
15 115 (13.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 115 (13.74%) Network Security
16 113 (13.50%) Legal
17 110 (13.14%) CISSP
18 109 (13.02%) Data Protection
19 108 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 107 (12.78%) PCI DSS
20 107 (12.78%) Scenario Testing
21 105 (12.54%) Business Continuity
22 104 (12.43%) SANS
23 102 (12.19%) CREST Certified
23 102 (12.19%) Due Diligence
24 101 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
25 100 (11.95%) Web Development

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 21 (2.51%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.27%) Confluence
3 18 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.55%) Alfresco
5 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (0.96%) SAS
6 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.72%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.48%) Apache
9 4 (0.48%) WordPress
10 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.24%) IIS
11 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.12%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 108 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 62 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.19%) SPSS
6 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.36%) Stata
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (2.03%) SAP SD
2 14 (1.67%) SAP PP
3 12 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (1.43%) SAP ERP
4 10 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.08%) SAP MM
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.84%) Oracle HRMS
8 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.72%) SAP SCM
9 5 (0.60%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.60%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
10 3 (0.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.57%) Office 365
2 25 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.79%) SaaS
4 10 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.36%) Zapier
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.24%) AdWords
8 2 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.12%) Firebase
9 1 (0.12%) G Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 115 (13.74%) Network Security
2 100 (11.95%) Wi-Fi
3 62 (7.41%) Firewall
4 24 (2.87%) SAN
5 23 (2.75%) LAN
6 22 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 22 (2.63%) WAN
7 16 (1.91%) DNS
8 14 (1.67%) Wireless
9 12 (1.43%) DHCP
9 12 (1.43%) MPLS
10 10 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.84%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.84%) Internet
12 6 (0.72%) Skype
12 6 (0.72%) VoIP
13 5 (0.60%) ADSL
13 5 (0.60%) VPN
14 4 (0.48%) Broadband
14 4 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.23%) Power BI
2 27 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (1.55%) QlikView
6 12 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.96%) MySQL
8 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.84%) Big Data
10 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 47 (5.62%) JIRA
2 39 (4.66%) Selenium
3 21 (2.51%) WebDriver
4 19 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.67%) JMeter
6 10 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.72%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.36%) Protractor
11 3 (0.36%) Subversion
11 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.24%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.24%) JUnit
12 2 (0.24%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.24%) TestNG
12 2 (0.24%) YouTrack
General
1 233 (27.84%) Finance
2 113 (13.50%) Legal
3 72 (8.60%) Retail
4 63 (7.53%) Marketing
5 51 (6.09%) Manufacturing
6 37 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.75%) Law
8 14 (1.67%) Publishing
9 13 (1.55%) Advertising
9 13 (1.55%) Banking
10 10 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.08%) Electronics
12 8 (0.96%) Automotive
13 7 (0.84%) Back Office
14 5 (0.60%) Billing
14 5 (0.60%) Local Government
15 4 (0.48%) Games
15 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.11%) XML
2 25 (2.99%) HTML
3 19 (2.27%) .NET
4 12 (1.43%) JSON
5 11 (1.31%) Web Services
6 10 (1.19%) SOAP
7 8 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.96%) REST
8 7 (0.84%) 802.1X
8 7 (0.84%) EDI
9 6 (0.72%) CSS
10 5 (0.60%) Apache Flex
10 5 (0.60%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.36%) Middleware
11 3 (0.36%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (0.24%) J2EE
12 2 (0.24%) KML
12 2 (0.24%) WSDL
13 1 (0.12%) ggplot
Miscellaneous
1 118 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 98 (11.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 94 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (2.99%) User Experience
6 18 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.67%) FMCG
8 11 (1.31%) Fintech
9 9 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (0.84%) iPhone
12 6 (0.72%) Replication
13 4 (0.48%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.48%) NHS
14 3 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.36%) Life Science
14 3 (0.36%) Smart Meter
15 2 (0.24%) Freedom of Information Act
15 2 (0.24%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 210 (25.09%) Windows
2 121 (14.46%) Linux
3 50 (5.97%) Windows 7
4 35 (4.18%) Windows 10
5 29 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (3.11%) Windows Server
7 25 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.96%) Solaris
9 6 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.60%) Android
11 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.24%) Unix
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.92%) Information Security
3 129 (15.41%) ITIL
4 119 (14.22%) Mentoring
5 118 (14.10%) SIEM
6 115 (13.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 109 (13.02%) Data Protection
8 107 (12.78%) Scenario Testing
9 105 (12.54%) Business Continuity
10 102 (12.19%) Due Diligence
11 101 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
12 100 (11.95%) Web Development
13 98 (11.71%) Risk Analysis
14 97 (11.59%) Threat Analysis
15 96 (11.47%) Vulnerability Management
16 89 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
17 79 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
19 68 (8.12%) Business Analysis
20 64 (7.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (31.18%) SQL
2 27 (3.23%) C#
3 25 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 24 (2.87%) Java
5 20 (2.39%) VBA
6 17 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.03%) Python
7 12 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.19%) R
9 5 (0.60%) ABAP
9 5 (0.60%) VB
10 4 (0.48%) C
10 4 (0.48%) PHP
10 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.48%) Ruby
11 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.24%) RPG
12 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (13.14%) CISSP
2 104 (12.43%) SANS
3 102 (12.19%) CREST Certified
4 66 (7.89%) Degree
5 33 (3.94%) ISTQB
6 24 (2.87%) Network+ Certification
7 20 (2.39%) ISEB
8 18 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.43%) CCNP
11 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.19%) IIBA
12 10 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (1.19%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.84%) CCNA
14 7 (0.84%) CISM
14 7 (0.84%) MCP
15 6 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (16.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (14.10%) GDPR
3 107 (12.78%) PCI DSS
4 59 (7.05%) QA
5 27 (3.23%) SLA
6 21 (2.51%) PMO
7 6 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.60%) COBIT
8 5 (0.60%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 136 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
4 16 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.72%) vSphere
7 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.48%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.67%) SCCM
2 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.36%) SCOM
3 2 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.24%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.24%) SmoothWall
3 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.12%) Nessus
4 1 (0.12%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.12%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.12%) Terraform
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 218 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 160 (19.12%) Cisco
3 157 (18.76%) VMware
4 68 (8.12%) SAP
5 31 (3.70%) Oracle
6 25 (2.99%) Fortinet
6 25 (2.99%) Tableau
7 24 (2.87%) Huawei
8 21 (2.51%) Citrix
9 15 (1.79%) Cognos
10 13 (1.55%) IBM
11 11 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.31%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.19%) Adobe
12 10 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.08%) Google
13 9 (1.08%) HP
14 7 (0.84%) Aruba
15 6 (0.72%) Splunk