Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 21 May 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 171 195 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.68% 17.96% 23.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 19.04% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 147 170 191
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,850 £47,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 855 1,024 880
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 94.29% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 727 807 724
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%
10th Percentile £26,010 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £54,563
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Merseyside

Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Merseyside

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Merseyside

Analyst
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Liverpool +6 146 £40,000 +25.00% 15
Prescot - 10 £29,500 -
Birkenhead - 4 £27,500 - 1
St Helens -2 2 £32,500 +4.84%
Wirral -3 2 £32,000 +4.92% 1
Bootle -7 1 - -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Merseyside region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (35.67%) Finance
2 49 (28.65%) SQL
3 41 (23.98%) Windows
3 41 (23.98%) ITIL
4 40 (23.39%) Business Analysis
5 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (19.88%) Microsoft
7 31 (18.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (17.54%) SQL Server
9 27 (15.79%) Banking
10 23 (13.45%) UML
11 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (12.28%) Management Information System
12 20 (11.70%) Active Directory
12 20 (11.70%) CRM
12 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
12 20 (11.70%) Windows Server
13 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2
16 16 (9.36%) BPMN
16 16 (9.36%) Waterfall
17 15 (8.77%) PowerShell
17 15 (8.77%) Wealth Management
18 14 (8.19%) Project Management
18 14 (8.19%) Investment Management
19 13 (7.60%) SAP
19 13 (7.60%) Oracle

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (2.34%) Apache
1 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.34%) IIS
1 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.75%) SAS
2 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.09%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.58%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.17%) BPCS
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.17%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Office 365
2 5 (2.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Firewall
2 5 (2.92%) DHCP
2 5 (2.92%) DNS
2 5 (2.92%) Internet
3 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.17%) SAN
4 2 (1.17%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.17%) VoIP
4 2 (1.17%) VPN
4 2 (1.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) NAS
5 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.68%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.92%) Power BI
7 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.34%) MySQL
8 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.75%) QlikView
9 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.17%) MS Access
9 2 (1.17%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.17%) MSTest
2 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 61 (35.67%) Finance
2 27 (15.79%) Banking
3 11 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.26%) Advertising
5 8 (4.68%) Front Office
6 7 (4.09%) Games
7 6 (3.51%) Marketing
8 3 (1.75%) Back Office
8 3 (1.75%) Legal
8 3 (1.75%) Retail
9 2 (1.17%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) .NET
2 6 (3.51%) SOAP
3 5 (2.92%) Web Services
4 4 (2.34%) XML
5 2 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.58%) JSON
6 1 (0.58%) JSP
6 1 (0.58%) LDAP
6 1 (0.58%) Node.js
6 1 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.09%) FMCG
3 7 (4.09%) Online Games
4 6 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.92%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.75%) PKI
8 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.17%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.17%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.17%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.98%) Windows
2 20 (11.70%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.43%) Linux
4 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.09%) Unix
6 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.92%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) HPUX
10 1 (0.58%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.98%) ITIL
2 40 (23.39%) Business Analysis
3 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (18.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (13.45%) UML
7 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (11.70%) CRM
9 16 (9.36%) BPMN
9 16 (9.36%) PRINCE2
9 16 (9.36%) Waterfall
10 15 (8.77%) Wealth Management
11 14 (8.19%) Investment Management
11 14 (8.19%) Project Management
12 13 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (7.02%) SDLC
13 12 (7.02%) Test Scripting
14 11 (6.43%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.43%) Service Delivery
14 11 (6.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.65%) SQL
2 15 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.26%) Java
5 8 (4.68%) Python
6 2 (1.17%) PHP
6 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.17%) VBA
7 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) Groovy
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) ISEB
2 9 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.75%) SSCP
5 2 (1.17%) CISA
5 2 (1.17%) CISM
5 2 (1.17%) CISSP
5 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CCDP
6 1 (0.58%) CCNP
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PMP
6 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) QA
2 6 (3.51%) MiFID
2 6 (3.51%) SLA
3 4 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.34%) GDPR
4 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) EMIR
5 1 (0.58%) GAMP
5 1 (0.58%) GxP
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.58%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.60%) Oracle
2 13 (7.60%) SAP
3 10 (5.85%) VMware
4 9 (5.26%) Capita
5 8 (4.68%) Citrix
6 6 (3.51%) Cisco
7 4 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.75%) Remedy
8 3 (1.75%) Sage
9 2 (1.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.17%) Avaya
9 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.17%) Darktrace
9 2 (1.17%) Epicor
9 2 (1.17%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.17%) IFS
9 2 (1.17%) Infor
9 2 (1.17%) Symantec
9 2 (1.17%) Trend Micro