Period
to 5 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 759 1,791 2,224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.46% 14.70% 14.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.02% 15.28% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1,498 1,902
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% -4.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,725 £50,000 £53,750
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 5,829 11,718 14,543
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 96.18% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,834 9,159 11,653
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,175 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 -5 532 £36,000 +2.86% 47
East Midlands +1 221 £33,500 -0.74% 13
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 207 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 202 (26.61%) Windows
3 182 (23.98%) SQL
4 131 (17.26%) ITIL
5 130 (17.13%) Problem-Solving
6 121 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
8 106 (13.97%) Active Directory
9 101 (13.31%) Finance
10 89 (11.73%) Office 365
11 83 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
12 80 (10.54%) SQL Server
12 80 (10.54%) Degree
13 79 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
14 76 (10.01%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (10.01%) Azure
15 70 (9.22%) Information Security
16 69 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
17 68 (8.96%) Windows Server
18 62 (8.17%) Linux
18 62 (8.17%) Decision-Making
19 61 (8.04%) VMware
20 60 (7.91%) SLA
21 56 (7.38%) Power Platform
22 53 (6.98%) MS Exchange
22 53 (6.98%) Analytics
23 52 (6.85%) Change Management
23 52 (6.85%) PowerShell
24 51 (6.72%) Business Analysis
25 49 (6.46%) Firewall

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 53 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.19%) Confluence
4 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.19%) SAS
5 7 (0.92%) IIS
6 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.40%) Apache
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 83 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (10.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.19%) SPSS
5 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.26%) Quantrix
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.26%) Line 500
6 2 (0.26%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.26%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 89 (11.73%) Office 365
2 76 (10.01%) Azure
3 56 (7.38%) Power Platform
4 27 (3.56%) SaaS
5 25 (3.29%) AWS
6 14 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.92%) Power Automate
9 6 (0.79%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.66%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.53%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.53%) PaaS
12 3 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.40%) ShareGate
13 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.26%) Logic Apps
14 1 (0.13%) GitHub
14 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.46%) Firewall
2 39 (5.14%) LAN
2 39 (5.14%) WAN
3 38 (5.01%) DNS
3 38 (5.01%) TCP/IP
4 33 (4.35%) VPN
5 32 (4.22%) iSCSI
6 30 (3.95%) DHCP
6 30 (3.95%) SAN
7 12 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.19%) Network Security
9 8 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.92%) VLAN
11 6 (0.79%) Broadband
11 6 (0.79%) Internet
11 6 (0.79%) MPLS
11 6 (0.79%) VoIP
11 6 (0.79%) Wireless
12 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.46%) Power BI
3 46 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.19%) MySQL
9 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.79%) Big Data
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.53%) QlikView
13 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 31 (4.08%) JIRA
2 16 (2.11%) Selenium
3 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.66%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.53%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.40%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.40%) JUnit
9 2 (0.26%) JMeter
9 2 (0.26%) Maven
9 2 (0.26%) RStudio
9 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.26%) Toad
10 1 (0.13%) Postman
10 1 (0.13%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 101 (13.31%) Finance
2 43 (5.67%) Retail
3 31 (4.08%) Public Sector
4 27 (3.56%) Law
5 16 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.98%) Marketing
7 14 (1.84%) Billing
7 14 (1.84%) Legal
8 10 (1.32%) Banking
8 10 (1.32%) Local Government
9 9 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.05%) Social Housing
11 4 (0.53%) Back Office
12 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 3 (0.40%) Games
12 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.40%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.95%) .NET
2 19 (2.50%) XML
3 14 (1.84%) Web Services
4 11 (1.45%) HTML
5 10 (1.32%) SOAP
6 9 (1.19%) Middleware
7 8 (1.05%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.92%) CSS
9 6 (0.79%) EDI
10 5 (0.66%) WCF
11 4 (0.53%) jQuery
11 4 (0.53%) JSON
11 4 (0.53%) REST
12 3 (0.40%) LDAP
12 3 (0.40%) MDX
12 3 (0.40%) WinForms
12 3 (0.40%) XHTML
13 2 (0.26%) COM
13 2 (0.26%) SAP XI
13 2 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 116 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 20 (2.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (1.32%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.19%) User Experience
9 8 (1.05%) BYOD
10 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.79%) Robotics
12 4 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.53%) FMCG
12 4 (0.53%) PMI
12 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 202 (26.61%) Windows
2 68 (8.96%) Windows Server
3 62 (8.17%) Linux
4 36 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 30 (3.95%) Windows 10
6 23 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.37%) Unix
7 18 (2.37%) Windows 8
7 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.32%) Android
9 10 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.26%) HPUX
12 2 (0.26%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (17.26%) ITIL
2 130 (17.13%) Problem-Solving
3 121 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (10.01%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (9.22%) Information Security
6 69 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (8.17%) Decision-Making
8 53 (6.98%) Analytics
9 52 (6.85%) Change Management
10 51 (6.72%) Business Analysis
11 46 (6.06%) Process Improvement
12 45 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
12 45 (5.93%) Data Analysis
13 43 (5.67%) SIEM
14 42 (5.53%) Computer Science
15 40 (5.27%) Problem Management
15 40 (5.27%) Requirements Gathering
16 38 (5.01%) Visualisation
17 36 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (4.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 182 (23.98%) SQL
2 52 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 42 (5.53%) T-SQL
4 29 (3.82%) Python
5 28 (3.69%) Java
6 22 (2.90%) C#
7 16 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 14 (1.84%) R
8 14 (1.84%) VBA
9 12 (1.58%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.79%) VB
11 6 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.66%) PHP
13 4 (0.53%) C
13 4 (0.53%) C++
14 3 (0.40%) VBScript
15 2 (0.26%) KiXtart
15 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 80 (10.54%) Degree
2 31 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (3.82%) CISSP
4 24 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.03%) MCSA
6 20 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (2.37%) MCSE
9 17 (2.24%) CISM
10 15 (1.98%) CEH
11 14 (1.84%) A+ Certification
11 14 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.84%) ISEB
12 13 (1.71%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.45%) Server+ Certification
14 9 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 8 (1.05%) GCIA
15 8 (1.05%) GCIH
16 7 (0.92%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.91%) SLA
2 40 (5.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.08%) QA
4 21 (2.77%) GDPR
5 20 (2.64%) BS25999
5 20 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 18 (2.37%) Data Quality
7 13 (1.71%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (1.32%) NIST
10 7 (0.92%) PMO
11 2 (0.26%) IFRS
11 2 (0.26%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 106 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.29%) XenApp
5 21 (2.77%) XenDesktop
6 20 (2.64%) BitLocker
6 20 (2.64%) NFS
7 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (4.74%) SCCM
2 21 (2.77%) Backup Exec
3 15 (1.98%) SCOM
4 13 (1.71%) QRadar
5 11 (1.45%) WSUS
6 3 (0.40%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.26%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.26%) Nessus
7 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) Ansible
8 1 (0.13%) CASB
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Puppet
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 207 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.04%) VMware
3 49 (6.46%) Oracle
4 44 (5.80%) Citrix
5 27 (3.56%) HP
6 25 (3.29%) Veeam
7 24 (3.16%) SAP
7 24 (3.16%) Tableau
8 23 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.03%) Sophos
9 19 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 18 (2.37%) Google
11 17 (2.24%) IBM
11 17 (2.24%) Remedy
12 16 (2.11%) Sun
13 14 (1.84%) Splunk
14 13 (1.71%) Dell
14 13 (1.71%) LogRhythm
15 12 (1.58%) Cisco
15 12 (1.58%) NetApp