Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

IT Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 225 213
Rank change year-on-year +70 -12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 134 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.84% 0.86% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 110 63 61
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £24,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -12.73% +8.91%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,700 £51,750
North West median annual salary £35,600 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +18.67% +7.14% -13.85%

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 7,043 7,738 7,058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.60% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,889 6,452 6,043
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in Manchester

IT 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 IT Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Stockport +24 12 £33,750 +55.17%
Rochdale +9 8 - - 1
Salford - 8 £26,500 -
Bolton +19 4 £24,000 -40.00%
Altrincham - 2 £22,500 -
Cheadle 0 1 £47,500 +49.61%
IT Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 82 (61.19%) Windows
2 74 (55.22%) Microsoft
3 65 (48.51%) VMware
4 61 (45.52%) Cisco
5 60 (44.78%) SQL
6 57 (42.54%) Finance
7 53 (39.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 51 (38.06%) Network Security
9 50 (37.31%) Information Security
10 49 (36.57%) CISSP
11 48 (35.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 48 (35.82%) Management Information System
11 48 (35.82%) Legal
11 48 (35.82%) PCI DSS
11 48 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (35.82%) CREST Certified
11 48 (35.82%) SANS
11 48 (35.82%) GDPR
12 47 (35.07%) Web Development
12 47 (35.07%) Wi-Fi
12 47 (35.07%) Business Continuity
12 47 (35.07%) Linux
13 46 (34.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 46 (34.33%) Penetration Testing
13 46 (34.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 46 (34.33%) Scenario Testing
13 46 (34.33%) SIEM
13 46 (34.33%) Data Protection
14 45 (33.58%) Risk Analysis
14 45 (33.58%) Vulnerability Management

IT 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 12 (8.96%) Alfresco
2 9 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (34.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Office 365
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.06%) Network Security
2 47 (35.07%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (11.94%) Firewall
4 6 (4.48%) VoIP
5 4 (2.99%) 802.11
5 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.99%) DHCP
5 4 (2.99%) DNS
5 4 (2.99%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.99%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.99%) IPsec
5 4 (2.99%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.99%) LAN
5 4 (2.99%) MPLS
5 4 (2.99%) SAN
5 4 (2.99%) SNMP
5 4 (2.99%) SSL
5 4 (2.99%) VPN
5 4 (2.99%) WAN
5 4 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) Power BI
2 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 57 (42.54%) Finance
2 48 (35.82%) Legal
3 16 (11.94%) Retail
4 13 (9.70%) Marketing
5 11 (8.21%) Manufacturing
6 8 (5.97%) Law
7 5 (3.73%) Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Games
9 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (35.82%) Management Information System
2 46 (34.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.22%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 82 (61.19%) Windows
2 47 (35.07%) Linux
3 17 (12.69%) Windows 10
3 17 (12.69%) Windows 7
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Information Security
2 48 (35.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (35.07%) Business Continuity
3 47 (35.07%) Web Development
4 46 (34.33%) Data Protection
4 46 (34.33%) Penetration Testing
4 46 (34.33%) Scenario Testing
4 46 (34.33%) SIEM
5 45 (33.58%) Due Diligence
5 45 (33.58%) Mentoring
5 45 (33.58%) Risk Analysis
5 45 (33.58%) Threat Analysis
5 45 (33.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 27 (20.15%) IT Strategy
7 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (13.43%) ITIL
9 13 (9.70%) Service Management
10 11 (8.21%) ITIL V3
10 11 (8.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (36.57%) CISSP
2 48 (35.82%) CREST Certified
2 48 (35.82%) SANS
3 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.72%) MCP
4 9 (6.72%) MCSA
5 8 (5.97%) Degree
6 4 (2.99%) ISEB
7 2 (1.49%) HNC
7 2 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) CEH
8 1 (0.75%) CISM
8 1 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.75%) GIAC
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (39.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (35.82%) GDPR
2 48 (35.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.24%) SLA
5 2 (1.49%) PMO
6 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 48 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) SCCM
2 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 65 (48.51%) VMware
3 61 (45.52%) Cisco
4 15 (11.19%) Citrix
5 5 (3.73%) Avaya
5 5 (3.73%) Cognos
5 5 (3.73%) IBM
6 4 (2.99%) Juniper
6 4 (2.99%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle
8 2 (1.49%) HP
8 2 (1.49%) Sophos
8 2 (1.49%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) Polycom
9 1 (0.75%) SAP