Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 193 124 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 23.74% 12.53% 15.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.03% 13.41% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 144 106 146
Merseyside median annual salary £33,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.45% -4.62% -3.49%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £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 803 925 1,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.77% 93.43% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 626 703 881
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,875 £63,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +8 138 £35,072 +11.34% 18
Wirral +10 9 £32,500 +6.56% 2
Southport +1 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Birkenhead -5 6 £27,500 -12.70% 5
Bootle -6 4 £23,000 -17.27%
St Helens +10 2 £50,000 +66.67%
Prescot +1 2 £32,000 +11.30%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 63 (32.64%) Finance
2 58 (30.05%) SQL
3 44 (22.80%) Windows
4 41 (21.24%) Microsoft
5 37 (19.17%) ITIL
6 36 (18.65%) Information Security
7 35 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (16.06%) Management Information System
10 28 (14.51%) Incident Management
11 26 (13.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 26 (13.47%) Active Directory
12 25 (12.95%) SQL Server
13 24 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (11.40%) Degree
14 22 (11.40%) Test Automation
15 21 (10.88%) Windows Server
16 18 (9.33%) Project Management
16 18 (9.33%) Linux
16 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
16 18 (9.33%) Release Management
17 17 (8.81%) Test Scripting
17 17 (8.81%) Unix
17 17 (8.81%) CISSP
18 16 (8.29%) Banking
18 16 (8.29%) SharePoint
18 16 (8.29%) Problem Management
18 16 (8.29%) Security Operations
19 15 (7.77%) Selenium
20 14 (7.25%) VMware

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 16 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.18%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.63%) Liferay
6 7 (3.63%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.59%) IIS
7 5 (2.59%) SAS
8 4 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.04%) Apache
9 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.07%) Relativity
2 4 (2.07%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.04%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (1.04%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.52%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Office 365
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.04%) Asana
6 2 (1.04%) G Suite
6 2 (1.04%) Lucidchart
6 2 (1.04%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.66%) WAN
2 8 (4.15%) LAN
2 8 (4.15%) Network Security
3 6 (3.11%) DNS
4 5 (2.59%) DHCP
4 5 (2.59%) Firewall
5 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.07%) VoIP
5 4 (2.07%) WebEx
6 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.55%) NAS
6 3 (1.55%) VLAN
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.04%) Internet
7 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) SAN
8 1 (0.52%) Skype
8 1 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (4.66%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.59%) Power BI
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.55%) MySQL
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) Ingres
9 2 (1.04%) MS Access
9 2 (1.04%) QlikView
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Selenium
2 12 (6.22%) JIRA
3 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.15%) JMeter
5 4 (2.07%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.55%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.55%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.04%) Redmine
8 1 (0.52%) MSTest
8 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (32.64%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.22%) Legal
4 12 (6.22%) Retail
5 7 (3.63%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.11%) Advertising
6 6 (3.11%) Front Office
7 5 (2.59%) Law
8 4 (2.07%) Marketing
9 3 (1.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) Gherkin
1 11 (5.70%) XML
2 10 (5.18%) SOAP
3 9 (4.66%) Web Services
4 8 (4.15%) .NET
5 7 (3.63%) J2EE
6 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.07%) JSON
7 2 (1.04%) JTS
7 2 (1.04%) Middleware
8 1 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) HTML
8 1 (0.52%) Kafka
8 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (16.06%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.63%) APACS
5 6 (3.11%) Life Science
6 5 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.59%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (2.07%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.55%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.04%) Clustering
9 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.04%) LIMS
9 2 (1.04%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.80%) Windows
2 21 (10.88%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.33%) Linux
4 17 (8.81%) Unix
5 8 (4.15%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.63%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.07%) AIX
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.17%) ITIL
2 36 (18.65%) Information Security
3 34 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (14.51%) Incident Management
5 24 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.40%) Test Automation
7 18 (9.33%) Project Management
7 18 (9.33%) Release Management
8 17 (8.81%) Test Scripting
9 16 (8.29%) Problem Management
9 16 (8.29%) Security Operations
10 14 (7.25%) Manual Testing
11 13 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.74%) SDLC
11 13 (6.74%) Service Management
11 13 (6.74%) Workflow
12 12 (6.22%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.05%) SQL
2 14 (7.25%) Java
3 13 (6.74%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.18%) VBA
6 6 (3.11%) VB
7 5 (2.59%) C#
8 4 (2.07%) Perl
8 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.07%) Python
9 3 (1.55%) X++
10 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (11.40%) Degree
2 17 (8.81%) CISSP
3 14 (7.25%) ISEB
4 13 (6.74%) CISM
4 13 (6.74%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.66%) CISA
6 7 (3.63%) GIAC
7 4 (2.07%) EnCE
7 4 (2.07%) GCFA
7 4 (2.07%) GCFE
7 4 (2.07%) GREM
8 2 (1.04%) IIBA
8 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
9 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.70%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.70%) QA
3 10 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (4.15%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (3.63%) GDPR
5 7 (3.63%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.52%) MiFID
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.15%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.04%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) EnCase
1 4 (2.07%) FTK
2 2 (1.04%) WSUS
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 41 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.25%) VMware
3 10 (5.18%) Remedy
4 8 (4.15%) Citrix
5 7 (3.63%) Oracle
5 7 (3.63%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) Cisco
7 4 (2.07%) Darktrace
7 4 (2.07%) Digital Shadows
7 4 (2.07%) Nuix
8 3 (1.55%) Avaya
8 3 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.55%) Dell
8 3 (1.55%) Epicor
8 3 (1.55%) Teradata
9 2 (1.04%) EMC
9 2 (1.04%) Google
9 2 (1.04%) NetApp
9 2 (1.04%) Sage
9 2 (1.04%) Sun