Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 199 127 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 22.87% 12.45% 17.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.17% 13.53% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 152 117 140
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.97% -17.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,350 £25,725
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%

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 859 939 949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.74% 92.06% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 695 717 756
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.44% +2.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £58,875
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +12 163 £40,000 +33.33% 23
Birkenhead +3 7 £27,500 -12.70%
Southport +2 7 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Prescot - 3 £29,500 - 2
Wirral +4 2 £31,250 +4.17% 1
St Helens +1 2 £33,250 +7.26%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 76 (38.19%) Finance
2 65 (32.66%) SQL
3 46 (23.12%) ITIL
4 42 (21.11%) Windows
5 37 (18.59%) Microsoft
6 30 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (14.07%) SQL Server
8 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (13.07%) Business Analysis
10 24 (12.06%) Management Information System
11 23 (11.56%) Banking
12 22 (11.06%) Information Security
13 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (10.05%) UML
14 20 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (10.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 19 (9.55%) Active Directory
16 18 (9.05%) Project Management
16 18 (9.05%) Degree
16 18 (9.05%) Windows Server
17 17 (8.54%) CRM
17 17 (8.54%) T-SQL
18 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (7.54%) PowerShell
18 15 (7.54%) Waterfall
19 14 (7.04%) Wealth Management
19 14 (7.04%) Release Management
19 14 (7.04%) Workflow

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 10 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.02%) SAS
3 6 (3.02%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.51%) IIS
4 5 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.01%) Apache
5 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
Applications
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.51%) Relativity
3 2 (1.01%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.50%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.50%) BPCS
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.03%) Office 365
2 6 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.01%) Asana
5 2 (1.01%) G Suite
5 2 (1.01%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) DNS
1 5 (2.51%) Firewall
1 5 (2.51%) WAN
2 4 (2.01%) DHCP
2 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.51%) Internet
3 3 (1.51%) LAN
4 2 (1.01%) Network Security
4 2 (1.01%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.50%) NAS
5 1 (0.50%) SAN
5 1 (0.50%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) SMS
5 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.50%) VLAN
5 1 (0.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.03%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.02%) Power BI
5 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.51%) MySQL
6 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.51%) MS Access
9 2 (1.01%) Ingres
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.51%) Selenium
3 2 (1.01%) MSTest
3 2 (1.01%) Redmine
3 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (38.19%) Finance
2 23 (11.56%) Banking
3 12 (6.03%) Advertising
4 11 (5.53%) Front Office
5 10 (5.03%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.52%) Legal
7 7 (3.52%) Marketing
8 5 (2.51%) Law
9 4 (2.01%) Retail
10 3 (1.51%) Back Office
10 3 (1.51%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Automotive
11 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.53%) .NET
2 5 (2.51%) SOAP
2 5 (2.51%) XML
3 3 (1.51%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
4 2 (1.01%) JSON
4 2 (1.01%) JTS
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) Kafka
5 1 (0.50%) LDAP
5 1 (0.50%) Middleware
5 1 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (2.01%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.01%) PKI
6 4 (2.01%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.51%) Online Games
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) LIMS
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.11%) Windows
2 18 (9.05%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.53%) Linux
4 8 (4.02%) Unix
5 7 (3.52%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.02%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.51%) AIX
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.12%) ITIL
2 30 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.07%) Business Analysis
5 22 (11.06%) Information Security
6 21 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.05%) UML
7 20 (10.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (9.05%) Project Management
9 17 (8.54%) CRM
10 15 (7.54%) Waterfall
11 14 (7.04%) Release Management
11 14 (7.04%) Wealth Management
11 14 (7.04%) Workflow
12 13 (6.53%) BPMN
12 13 (6.53%) Incident Management
12 13 (6.53%) Investment Management
12 13 (6.53%) Service Delivery
12 13 (6.53%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.66%) SQL
2 17 (8.54%) T-SQL
3 15 (7.54%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.52%) VBA
5 8 (4.02%) Java
5 8 (4.02%) Python
6 5 (2.51%) VB
7 4 (2.01%) C#
7 4 (2.01%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.51%) Perl
8 3 (1.51%) X++
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) Degree
2 9 (4.52%) CISSP
2 9 (4.52%) ISEB
3 8 (4.02%) CISA
3 8 (4.02%) CISM
4 6 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.51%) EnCE
5 3 (1.51%) GCFA
5 3 (1.51%) GCFE
5 3 (1.51%) GIAC
5 3 (1.51%) GREM
5 3 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.51%) SSCP
6 2 (1.01%) IIBA
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CCDP
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.02%) QA
3 7 (3.52%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.52%) GDPR
4 6 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.02%) PMO
5 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (2.51%) SLA
6 4 (2.01%) MiFID
7 1 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.50%) EMIR
7 1 (0.50%) GAMP
7 1 (0.50%) GxP
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.03%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) EnCase
1 3 (1.51%) FTK
2 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 37 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.53%) Oracle
3 11 (5.53%) VMware
4 6 (3.02%) Capita
4 6 (3.02%) Darktrace
4 6 (3.02%) Remedy
5 5 (2.51%) SAP
6 4 (2.01%) Cisco
6 4 (2.01%) Citrix
6 4 (2.01%) Digital Shadows
6 4 (2.01%) Epicor
7 3 (1.51%) Nuix
7 3 (1.51%) Sage
7 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.01%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.01%) Google
8 2 (1.01%) Sybase
8 2 (1.01%) Symantec
8 2 (1.01%) Teradata