Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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

Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 449 1,500 1,948
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.14% 13.38% 14.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.75% 13.85% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 369 1,310 1,626
Median annual salary £37,000 £34,998 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% -0.01% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 3,820 10,830 12,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 96.58% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,097 8,936 10,184
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,528 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.77% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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
West Midlands -9 283 £36,000 +4.35% 61
East Midlands -1 165 £38,000 +8.57% 26
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 120 (26.73%) SQL
2 118 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 96 (21.38%) ITIL
4 90 (20.04%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (19.15%) Windows
7 76 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (16.26%) Finance
9 56 (12.47%) Office 365
10 52 (11.58%) SQL Server
11 50 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (11.14%) Business Analysis
12 48 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
13 47 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (10.02%) Active Directory
15 41 (9.13%) Degree
16 40 (8.91%) Azure
17 39 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
18 36 (8.02%) Change Management
18 36 (8.02%) Requirements Gathering
19 34 (7.57%) Citrix
20 32 (7.13%) Power Platform
21 31 (6.90%) Power BI
22 29 (6.46%) Management Information System
22 29 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (6.46%) SAN
22 29 (6.46%) DNS
23 28 (6.24%) VMware
23 28 (6.24%) iSCSI
23 28 (6.24%) QA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.23%) CMS
3 8 (1.78%) Confluence
4 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.45%) IIS
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) Mule
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 48 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.45%) Quantrix
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Magento
3 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Line 500
4 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.45%) SAP PP-PI
4 2 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.22%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.47%) Office 365
2 40 (8.91%) Azure
3 32 (7.13%) Power Platform
4 20 (4.45%) SaaS
5 9 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.11%) AWS
7 4 (0.89%) Taleo
8 3 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.67%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.45%) OpenDNS
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.22%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.22%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
10 1 (0.22%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.46%) DNS
1 29 (6.46%) SAN
2 28 (6.24%) iSCSI
3 26 (5.79%) Fibre Channel
4 25 (5.57%) DHCP
4 25 (5.57%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.12%) LAN
5 23 (5.12%) WAN
6 20 (4.45%) Firewall
7 11 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (2.45%) VPN
8 8 (1.78%) VoIP
9 7 (1.56%) VLAN
10 6 (1.34%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.34%) Wireless
11 5 (1.11%) FTP
11 5 (1.11%) MPLS
12 3 (0.67%) Broadband
12 3 (0.67%) OSPF
12 3 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.90%) Power BI
3 25 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (2.00%) Tableau
10 6 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.11%) Big Data
11 5 (1.11%) MySQL
11 5 (1.11%) QlikView
12 4 (0.89%) DB2
12 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.45%) Informix
13 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 22 (4.90%) Selenium
2 16 (3.56%) JIRA
3 8 (1.78%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.78%) Metasploit
3 8 (1.78%) Postman
3 8 (1.78%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.11%) Appium
4 5 (1.11%) ERwin
4 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.89%) Cypress.io
6 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.45%) JMeter
7 2 (0.45%) Toad
8 1 (0.22%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) Protractor
8 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (16.26%) Finance
2 16 (3.56%) Public Sector
2 16 (3.56%) Retail
3 15 (3.34%) Law
4 14 (3.12%) Legal
5 13 (2.90%) Marketing
6 11 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.00%) Back Office
8 8 (1.78%) Banking
9 7 (1.56%) Billing
10 6 (1.34%) Digital Economy
10 6 (1.34%) Social Housing
11 4 (0.89%) French Language
11 4 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.79%) .NET
2 16 (3.56%) Web Services
3 13 (2.90%) jQuery
4 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.23%) CSS
4 10 (2.23%) HTML
4 10 (2.23%) RESTful
4 10 (2.23%) XML
5 7 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (1.34%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.89%) SOAP
8 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (0.67%) JSON
8 3 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.67%) MDX
8 3 (0.67%) XHTML
9 2 (0.45%) EDI
9 2 (0.45%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 88 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.46%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (5.35%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.12%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.00%) AS400
6 9 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 8 (1.78%) Replication
8 7 (1.56%) iSeries
9 6 (1.34%) BYOD
9 6 (1.34%) User Experience
10 5 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.45%) FMCG
13 2 (0.45%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.15%) Windows
2 26 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 19 (4.23%) Linux
3 19 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (4.01%) Unix
5 17 (3.79%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.45%) Android
9 2 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.38%) ITIL
2 90 (20.04%) Problem-Solving
3 76 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (11.14%) Business Analysis
4 50 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (8.02%) Change Management
6 36 (8.02%) Requirements Gathering
7 28 (6.24%) Process Improvement
8 27 (6.01%) Analytics
9 25 (5.57%) SIEM
9 25 (5.57%) Test Automation
10 24 (5.35%) Information Security
10 24 (5.35%) Waterfall
11 22 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (4.90%) Service Management
12 21 (4.68%) Decision-Making
12 21 (4.68%) SDLC
12 21 (4.68%) Workshop Facilitation
13 20 (4.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 120 (26.73%) SQL
2 25 (5.57%) C#
3 19 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 18 (4.01%) Python
5 14 (3.12%) Java
5 14 (3.12%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.11%) Perl
7 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.89%) PHP
8 4 (0.89%) RPG
8 4 (0.89%) RPG III
8 4 (0.89%) RPG/400
8 4 (0.89%) Ruby
8 4 (0.89%) VB
8 4 (0.89%) VBA
9 3 (0.67%) Scala
9 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (9.13%) Degree
2 29 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.79%) MCSA
5 16 (3.56%) Server+ Certification
6 13 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.67%) ISTQB
8 11 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.00%) CISM
9 9 (2.00%) CISSP
9 9 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.78%) MCSE
11 7 (1.56%) CCNP
11 7 (1.56%) ISEB
12 6 (1.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (1.34%) CEH
13 5 (1.11%) CCIE
13 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.24%) QA
2 23 (5.12%) GDPR
3 18 (4.01%) SLA
4 13 (2.90%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.11%) COBIT
6 5 (1.11%) GPG13
6 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.89%) PMO
8 2 (0.45%) BS25999
8 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.22%) IFRS
System Software
1 45 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.00%) XenApp
5 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.67%) vSphere
7 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.45%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) HDFS
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.23%) SCCM
2 4 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (0.89%) WSUS
3 3 (0.67%) Control-M
3 3 (0.67%) CSIRT
3 3 (0.67%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.22%) Kibana
5 1 (0.22%) logstash
5 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 118 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.57%) Citrix
3 28 (6.24%) VMware
4 25 (5.57%) Oracle
5 24 (5.35%) SAP
6 12 (2.67%) Cisco
7 8 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.78%) Veeam
8 7 (1.56%) JDA
8 7 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.34%) Dell
9 6 (1.34%) HP
9 6 (1.34%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.11%) Cadence
10 5 (1.11%) IBM
10 5 (1.11%) Siemens
11 4 (0.89%) IFS
11 4 (0.89%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.89%) Sophos
12 3 (0.67%) Splunk