Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 150 223 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.16% 17.44% 21.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.76% 18.65% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 139 180 177
Merseyside median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,650 £52,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 895 1,196 967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 93.51% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 722 898 744
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,040
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.26%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +8 126 £32,500 - 16
Prescot - 11 £27,500 - 2
Bootle -2 5 £27,800 -40.82% 1
St Helens -13 4 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Wirral -12 3 £35,000 +14.75%
Birkenhead +7 2 £25,000 -23.08% 2
Southport +7 1 £22,500 +32.35%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 45 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (28.67%) SQL
3 40 (26.67%) ITIL
4 36 (24.00%) Finance
5 33 (22.00%) Windows
6 27 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (17.33%) SQL Server
8 24 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 24 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 22 (14.67%) SAP
10 21 (14.00%) Management Information System
11 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 20 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (12.00%) Degree
12 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (11.33%) Windows Server
14 16 (10.67%) Service Management
15 15 (10.00%) Manufacturing
15 15 (10.00%) Test Scripting
16 14 (9.33%) FMCG
16 14 (9.33%) CRM
16 14 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
17 13 (8.67%) Banking
17 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (8.67%) UML
18 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
19 11 (7.33%) SDLC
19 11 (7.33%) Data Analysis

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 7 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.67%) Apache
3 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.67%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.67%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.67%) BPCS
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.67%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Office 365
2 5 (3.33%) SaaS
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) VoIP
2 3 (2.00%) DHCP
2 3 (2.00%) DNS
2 3 (2.00%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.00%) VPN
3 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) SMS
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.67%) MySQL
4 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.67%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.67%) QlikView
5 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.67%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.00%) Power BI
6 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.33%) JIRA
4 4 (2.67%) JMeter
4 4 (2.67%) Selenium
4 4 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 36 (24.00%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.67%) Banking
4 10 (6.67%) Marketing
5 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.67%) Games
6 3 (2.00%) Retail
7 2 (1.33%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) .NET
1 3 (2.00%) Middleware
1 3 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.33%) JSP
3 1 (0.67%) EDI
3 1 (0.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.67%) Kafka
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) Node.js
3 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.67%) REST
3 1 (0.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.33%) FMCG
4 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.67%) Online Games
7 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.00%) Windows
2 17 (11.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.67%) Linux
4 7 (4.67%) Unix
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.33%) AIX
8 2 (1.33%) HPUX
8 2 (1.33%) Solaris
8 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) CentOS
9 1 (0.67%) Debian
9 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) ITIL
2 27 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 20 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.67%) Service Management
7 15 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 14 (9.33%) CRM
8 14 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (8.67%) UML
10 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 11 (7.33%) Data Analysis
11 11 (7.33%) ERP
11 11 (7.33%) SDLC
12 10 (6.67%) BPMN
12 10 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.00%) Case Management
14 8 (5.33%) Analytics
14 8 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.67%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) Java
3 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.33%) VB
5 4 (2.67%) Python
6 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.33%) VBA
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.67%) Groovy
8 1 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (12.00%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) ISEB
3 7 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.33%) CISSP
6 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
2 6 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.67%) COBIT
4 3 (2.00%) GDPR
4 3 (2.00%) SLA
5 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) SCCM
2 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Ambari
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.67%) SAP
3 9 (6.00%) Citrix
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle
5 6 (4.00%) VMware
6 5 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (2.67%) Avaya
7 4 (2.67%) Capita
7 4 (2.67%) Remedy
8 2 (1.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.33%) HP
8 2 (1.33%) IBM
8 2 (1.33%) Sophos
8 2 (1.33%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.67%) F5
9 1 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.67%) Infor
9 1 (0.67%) Polycom
9 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow