Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,260 1,784 2,281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.28% 14.67% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.79% 15.30% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,446 1,957
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 9,134 11,657 14,725
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.84% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,642 8,735 11,800
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -4 865 £36,541 -1.24% 81
East Midlands -1 385 £34,000 +4.62% 42
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 318 (25.24%) Windows
2 314 (24.92%) Microsoft
3 266 (21.11%) SQL
4 204 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (15.16%) ITIL
6 189 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 176 (13.97%) Finance
8 173 (13.73%) Active Directory
9 170 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
10 150 (11.90%) Office 365
11 141 (11.19%) Information Security
12 129 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
13 121 (9.60%) Degree
14 117 (9.29%) Linux
15 112 (8.89%) Windows Server
16 107 (8.49%) Cybersecurity
16 107 (8.49%) SQL Server
17 106 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
18 102 (8.10%) SLA
18 102 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
19 95 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 94 (7.46%) Azure
21 92 (7.30%) VMware
22 91 (7.22%) MS Exchange
23 88 (6.98%) Retail
24 83 (6.59%) Firewall
25 81 (6.43%) Business Analysis
25 81 (6.43%) Analytics
26 77 (6.11%) PowerShell
27 76 (6.03%) SIEM

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 91 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 42 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.79%) Confluence
5 10 (0.79%) SAS
6 6 (0.48%) IIS
7 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.32%) CMS
7 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.24%) Apache
8 3 (0.24%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.16%) Liferay
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle UPK
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 129 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.79%) SPSS
6 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (0.79%) SAP HR
3 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.32%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 150 (11.90%) Office 365
2 94 (7.46%) Azure
3 69 (5.48%) Power Platform
4 44 (3.49%) AWS
5 42 (3.33%) SaaS
6 17 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.71%) GitHub
9 8 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Flow
11 6 (0.48%) GCP
11 6 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.40%) PaaS
12 5 (0.40%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.32%) ShareGate
14 3 (0.24%) IaaS
14 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
16 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.079%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.59%) Firewall
2 67 (5.32%) TCP/IP
3 56 (4.44%) WAN
4 51 (4.05%) LAN
5 50 (3.97%) DNS
6 49 (3.89%) DHCP
7 41 (3.25%) VPN
8 34 (2.70%) SAN
9 23 (1.83%) Internet
10 20 (1.59%) iSCSI
11 15 (1.19%) Network Security
12 11 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (0.87%) VoIP
13 9 (0.71%) PBX
13 9 (0.71%) VLAN
14 8 (0.63%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.40%) ADSL
16 5 (0.40%) GoToMeeting
16 5 (0.40%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.92%) Power BI
3 50 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.63%) QlikView
10 7 (0.56%) MySQL
11 6 (0.48%) Big Data
11 6 (0.48%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.40%) DB2
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.32%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.24%) Informix
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (4.13%) JIRA
2 28 (2.22%) Selenium
3 18 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.95%) Postman
6 11 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.63%) JMeter
9 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.56%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.48%) JUnit
11 4 (0.32%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.32%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.24%) Cypress.io
12 3 (0.24%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.24%) Ranorex
13 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 176 (13.97%) Finance
2 88 (6.98%) Retail
3 40 (3.17%) Public Sector
4 36 (2.86%) Legal
5 32 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.06%) Marketing
7 21 (1.67%) Law
8 20 (1.59%) Billing
8 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.19%) Banking
10 13 (1.03%) Social Housing
11 10 (0.79%) Automotive
11 10 (0.79%) Local Government
12 7 (0.56%) Games
13 6 (0.48%) Housing Association
14 5 (0.40%) Advertising
15 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.32%) French Language
16 3 (0.24%) German Language
16 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.37%) .NET
2 37 (2.94%) Web Services
3 23 (1.83%) HTML
4 19 (1.51%) XML
5 18 (1.43%) SOAP
6 14 (1.11%) CSS
7 13 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.03%) Middleware
8 10 (0.79%) RESTful
9 8 (0.63%) EDI
9 8 (0.63%) WCF
10 6 (0.48%) REST
10 6 (0.48%) WinForms
11 4 (0.32%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.32%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.32%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.32%) jQuery
12 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (0.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 170 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 58 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 24 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 18 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 18 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 18 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 17 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (1.35%) User Experience
9 11 (0.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 9 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.71%) Robotics
11 7 (0.56%) CMDB
12 6 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.48%) Handset
12 6 (0.48%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 318 (25.24%) Windows
2 117 (9.29%) Linux
3 112 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 58 (4.60%) Windows 7
5 56 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (3.97%) Windows 10
7 41 (3.25%) Windows Server 2016
8 36 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (2.06%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.83%) Unix
11 20 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.35%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.27%) Android
13 16 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.32%) HPUX
17 3 (0.24%) AIX
18 2 (0.16%) OpenVMS
18 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (15.16%) ITIL
3 189 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 141 (11.19%) Information Security
5 107 (8.49%) Cybersecurity
6 102 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
7 95 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (6.43%) Analytics
8 81 (6.43%) Business Analysis
9 76 (6.03%) Change Management
9 76 (6.03%) SIEM
10 70 (5.56%) Security Operations
11 68 (5.40%) Data Analysis
12 64 (5.08%) Incident Management
12 64 (5.08%) Process Improvement
13 63 (5.00%) Problem Management
14 62 (4.92%) Test Automation
15 61 (4.84%) Decision-Making
16 60 (4.76%) Computer Science
16 60 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (21.11%) SQL
2 77 (6.11%) PowerShell
3 52 (4.13%) C#
4 50 (3.97%) Java
5 45 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 44 (3.49%) Python
7 31 (2.46%) JavaScript
8 27 (2.14%) R
9 19 (1.51%) VBA
10 15 (1.19%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.71%) VB
13 8 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.63%) C++
14 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.56%) VBScript
15 5 (0.40%) C
16 4 (0.32%) Perl
17 3 (0.24%) Lingo
18 2 (0.16%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 121 (9.60%) Degree
2 59 (4.68%) CISSP
3 41 (3.25%) ISEB
4 40 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 30 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 29 (2.30%) CEH
8 29 (2.30%) CISM
8 29 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (2.22%) MCSE
10 27 (2.14%) MCSA
11 25 (1.98%) A+ Certification
12 21 (1.67%) CISA
13 16 (1.27%) MCP
14 15 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.11%) CRISC
16 11 (0.87%) GSEC
17 10 (0.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 10 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.10%) SLA
2 72 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (4.76%) QA
4 40 (3.17%) GDPR
5 27 (2.14%) NIST
6 26 (2.06%) PMO
7 25 (1.98%) PCI DSS
8 22 (1.75%) Data Quality
9 20 (1.59%) BS25999
9 20 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.63%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.48%) ITGC
13 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.16%) IFRS
14 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17025
14 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 173 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 74 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.44%) XenApp
4 47 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.62%) XenDesktop
6 19 (1.51%) BitLocker
6 19 (1.51%) NFS
7 11 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.63%) vSphere
10 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.079%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.079%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (3.97%) SCCM
2 26 (2.06%) SCOM
3 24 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 23 (1.83%) QRadar
5 17 (1.35%) WSUS
6 11 (0.87%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.32%) Nessus
9 3 (0.24%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.16%) Ansible
10 2 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.16%) Nagios
10 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.16%) Puppet
11 1 (0.079%) Control-M
11 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.079%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 314 (24.92%) Microsoft
2 92 (7.30%) VMware
3 73 (5.79%) Citrix
4 56 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 54 (4.29%) Oracle
6 51 (4.05%) SAP
7 38 (3.02%) Google
8 37 (2.94%) NetApp
9 36 (2.86%) ServiceNow
10 35 (2.78%) HP
11 33 (2.62%) Cisco
12 29 (2.30%) Splunk
13 28 (2.22%) Tableau
13 28 (2.22%) Veeam
14 25 (1.98%) LogRhythm
15 24 (1.90%) Remedy
16 22 (1.75%) Sophos
17 19 (1.51%) IBM
18 18 (1.43%) Sun
19 15 (1.19%) Dell