Period
to 26 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

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
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 225 570 783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.05% 10.40% 11.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 10.77% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 250 433 649
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £22,450 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £55,000 £53,763
North West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +6.67%

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 3,087 5,293 6,484
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,717 4,308 5,533
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,061 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

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 26 January 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
Stockport +14 6 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Salford +12 5 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Oldham +7 5 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Rochdale 0 3 £29,088 +3.89% 1
Bury 0 3 £37,500 +14.50% 1
Altrincham -4 3 £36,500 +43.14%
Cheadle +7 2 £42,500 -6.59%
Bolton +5 1 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 Manchester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 59 (26.22%) SQL
2 49 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.56%) Microsoft
4 42 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (17.78%) Finance
6 32 (14.22%) Power Platform
7 31 (13.78%) Power BI
8 30 (13.33%) Windows
9 29 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 22 (9.78%) Azure
13 21 (9.33%) Visualisation
13 21 (9.33%) Office 365
13 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
14 20 (8.89%) Test Automation
15 19 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (8.00%) Firewall
16 18 (8.00%) Requirements Gathering
17 17 (7.56%) Change Management
17 17 (7.56%) Business Analysis
17 17 (7.56%) Incident Management
17 17 (7.56%) Information Security
17 17 (7.56%) User Experience
18 16 (7.11%) User Stories
18 16 (7.11%) QA
18 16 (7.11%) Project Management

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 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (10.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.22%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.22%) Power Platform
2 22 (9.78%) Azure
3 21 (9.33%) Office 365
4 8 (3.56%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.11%) Amazon SageMaker
6 5 (2.22%) AWS
6 5 (2.22%) IaaS
7 4 (1.78%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.78%) SaaS
8 3 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.33%) Serverless
9 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.44%) G Suite
10 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.44%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.44%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.00%) Firewall
2 11 (4.89%) DNS
3 10 (4.44%) DHCP
4 9 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (4.00%) WAN
5 7 (3.11%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (3.11%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.22%) LAN
6 5 (2.22%) SNMP
7 4 (1.78%) Skype
8 3 (1.33%) HTTP
8 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.33%) VoIP
8 3 (1.33%) VPN
8 3 (1.33%) VSAN
8 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
9 1 (0.44%) VDSL
9 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.78%) Power BI
2 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (4.89%) Data Lake
5 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.44%) Tableau
7 5 (2.22%) Looker
8 3 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.33%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.89%) QlikView
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) JIRA
2 5 (2.22%) Selenium
3 4 (1.78%) Postman
4 2 (0.89%) Appium
4 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.89%) Protractor
5 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.44%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (17.78%) Finance
2 15 (6.67%) Law
3 8 (3.56%) Marketing
4 7 (3.11%) Legal
4 7 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.11%) Retail
5 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.78%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.11%) ggplot2
2 6 (2.67%) .NET
3 5 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (1.78%) REST
5 3 (1.33%) EDI
5 3 (1.33%) HTML
5 3 (1.33%) JSON
5 3 (1.33%) SAML
6 2 (0.89%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.89%) HTML5
6 2 (0.89%) SOAP
6 2 (0.89%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) COM
7 1 (0.44%) CSS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.44%) React
7 1 (0.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.56%) User Experience
3 14 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.56%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.67%) FMCG
7 5 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.22%) Replication
7 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.78%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.44%) Handset
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Smart City
10 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.33%) Windows
2 11 (4.89%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.33%) Visualisation
5 20 (8.89%) Test Automation
6 19 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (8.00%) Requirements Gathering
8 17 (7.56%) Business Analysis
8 17 (7.56%) Change Management
8 17 (7.56%) Incident Management
8 17 (7.56%) Information Security
9 16 (7.11%) ITIL
9 16 (7.11%) Project Management
9 16 (7.11%) User Stories
10 15 (6.67%) Analytics
11 13 (5.78%) SDLC
12 12 (5.33%) Data Analysis
12 12 (5.33%) Migration
12 12 (5.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.22%) SQL
2 14 (6.22%) Python
3 13 (5.78%) C#
4 10 (4.44%) C
5 9 (4.00%) R
6 7 (3.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.89%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) ABAP
10 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.44%) DataFlex
10 1 (0.44%) Java
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.78%) Degree
2 11 (4.89%) CISSP
3 10 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (3.56%) CISM
6 7 (3.11%) CEH
7 6 (2.67%) ISEB
8 5 (2.22%) CISA
9 4 (1.78%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.33%) APMP
10 3 (1.33%) MCSE
10 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.89%) CCNA
11 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.89%) HP AIS
11 2 (0.89%) HP ASE
11 2 (0.89%) HP MASE
11 2 (0.89%) MCSA
11 2 (0.89%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) QA
2 11 (4.89%) SLA
3 8 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 7 (3.11%) NIST
4 7 (3.11%) PMO
5 3 (1.33%) GDPR
5 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.89%) COBIT
6 2 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.89%) NCSC
7 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.89%) Firmware
3 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.89%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) CASB
4 1 (0.44%) cPanel
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 44 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.33%) Cognos
3 11 (4.89%) VMware
4 9 (4.00%) Oracle
5 7 (3.11%) Citrix
5 7 (3.11%) HP
5 7 (3.11%) SAP
6 6 (2.67%) Cisco
6 6 (2.67%) LogRhythm
7 5 (2.22%) AlienVault
7 5 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.33%) Apple
8 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.33%) Sophos
9 2 (0.89%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.89%) McAfee
9 2 (0.89%) NetApp
9 2 (0.89%) Remedy
9 2 (0.89%) Sage
9 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com