Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 972 1,177 1,773
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.69% 13.14% 14.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.63% 13.66% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 786 979 1,405
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,200 £22,000
25th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
75th Percentile £48,750 £46,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +1.19% +5.00%

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 7,130 8,616 11,621
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 96.18% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5,742 7,284 8,783
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,625
25th Percentile £34,254 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +1 638 £40,000 +14.29% 116
East Midlands +1 331 £39,000 +19.15% 36
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 273 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 256 (26.34%) SQL
3 170 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (16.98%) Windows
5 162 (16.67%) Finance
6 160 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
7 143 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 135 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (12.45%) Microsoft 365
10 120 (12.35%) Business Analysis
11 116 (11.93%) ITIL
12 112 (11.52%) Active Directory
13 111 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
14 101 (10.39%) SQL Server
14 101 (10.39%) Power Platform
15 98 (10.08%) Power BI
16 96 (9.88%) Azure
17 93 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 90 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
19 82 (8.44%) Analytics
20 80 (8.23%) Requirements Gathering
21 73 (7.51%) ERP
22 71 (7.30%) SDLC
23 70 (7.20%) Data Analysis
24 69 (7.10%) Firewall
25 66 (6.79%) SLA
26 62 (6.38%) Project Management
27 59 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
28 57 (5.86%) Information Security
29 56 (5.76%) VMware

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 45 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.06%) CMS
4 16 (1.65%) Confluence
5 13 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.34%) SAS
6 8 (0.82%) IIS
7 4 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 111 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (2.57%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) NetSuite
2 10 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.51%) iTrent
5 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.41%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.41%) SAP WM
7 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 121 (12.45%) Microsoft 365
2 101 (10.39%) Power Platform
3 96 (9.88%) Azure
4 55 (5.66%) SaaS
5 29 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (1.95%) AWS
8 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.62%) PaaS
10 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.41%) Taleo
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Service Fabric
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.31%) GCP
11 3 (0.31%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.21%) Google Data Studio
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.10%) Firewall
2 35 (3.60%) DNS
3 33 (3.40%) LAN
3 33 (3.40%) WAN
4 30 (3.09%) VoIP
5 27 (2.78%) VPN
6 25 (2.57%) TCP/IP
7 22 (2.26%) DHCP
8 19 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.44%) VLAN
10 13 (1.34%) iSCSI
11 12 (1.23%) WLAN
12 9 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.82%) Network Security
14 7 (0.72%) Intranet
14 7 (0.72%) SAN
15 6 (0.62%) MPLS
16 5 (0.51%) HTTP
16 5 (0.51%) SSH
16 5 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.08%) Power BI
3 40 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (3.40%) Tableau
5 31 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.13%) Big Data
10 10 (1.03%) MySQL
11 9 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.72%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.72%) MS Access
13 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 6 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (2.88%) JIRA
2 15 (1.54%) Postman
3 13 (1.34%) Selenium
4 11 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (1.03%) JMeter
5 10 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.21%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.21%) Balsamiq
8 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.21%) Newman
8 2 (0.21%) REST Assured
8 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.10%) Protractor
9 1 (0.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 162 (16.67%) Finance
2 55 (5.66%) Law
2 55 (5.66%) Retail
3 34 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 33 (3.40%) Public Sector
5 32 (3.29%) Multimedia
6 27 (2.78%) Marketing
7 25 (2.57%) Games
8 19 (1.95%) Digital Economy
9 15 (1.54%) Back Office
10 14 (1.44%) Automotive
11 11 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.03%) Legal
13 9 (0.93%) Billing
14 8 (0.82%) Banking
14 8 (0.82%) Social Housing
15 7 (0.72%) Housing Association
16 6 (0.62%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.51%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.81%) .NET
2 30 (3.09%) CSS
2 30 (3.09%) HTML
3 24 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 24 (2.47%) Web Services
4 22 (2.26%) RESTful
5 21 (2.16%) jQuery
6 19 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 19 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (1.34%) XML
8 11 (1.13%) WML
9 6 (0.62%) MDX
9 6 (0.62%) Middleware
10 3 (0.31%) JSON
10 3 (0.31%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.31%) REST
11 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.21%) CSS3
11 2 (0.21%) HTML5
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 143 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
6 21 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.03%) User Experience
12 9 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.62%) NHS
15 5 (0.51%) AS400
15 5 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (0.51%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.51%) Mobile Games
15 5 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 165 (16.98%) Windows
2 52 (5.35%) Windows 10
3 49 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 31 (3.19%) Linux
5 21 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.82%) Android
10 7 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.62%) Unix
11 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.21%) AIX
15 2 (0.21%) HPUX
15 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
3 135 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (12.35%) Business Analysis
5 116 (11.93%) ITIL
6 93 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (8.44%) Analytics
8 80 (8.23%) Requirements Gathering
9 73 (7.51%) ERP
10 71 (7.30%) SDLC
11 70 (7.20%) Data Analysis
12 62 (6.38%) Project Management
13 59 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
14 57 (5.86%) Information Security
15 52 (5.35%) Project Delivery
15 52 (5.35%) Visualisation
16 49 (5.04%) Change Management
16 49 (5.04%) Workshop Facilitation
17 47 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 44 (4.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 256 (26.34%) SQL
2 53 (5.45%) C#
3 37 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 32 (3.29%) Python
5 30 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 24 (2.47%) Java
7 20 (2.06%) VBA
8 14 (1.44%) VB
9 12 (1.23%) R
10 9 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.82%) RPG
12 6 (0.62%) C
12 6 (0.62%) Perl
13 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.41%) VB6
15 3 (0.31%) C++
15 3 (0.31%) RPG IV
16 2 (0.21%) PHP
16 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (4.12%) Degree
2 34 (3.50%) A+ Certification
3 33 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.65%) CISSP
5 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.54%) ISEB
7 14 (1.44%) CCENT
7 14 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.34%) CCNA
9 10 (1.03%) MCSE
10 9 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.93%) MCSA
11 7 (0.72%) CCNP
12 6 (0.62%) CISA
12 6 (0.62%) CISM
12 6 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (0.62%) GCIH
12 6 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.79%) SLA
2 52 (5.35%) GDPR
3 51 (5.25%) QA
4 28 (2.88%) PMO
5 25 (2.57%) Data Quality
5 25 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.44%) GRC
6 14 (1.44%) NIST
7 11 (1.13%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.62%) COBIT
9 6 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.62%) P3O
10 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.41%) GPG13
10 4 (0.41%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.31%) COSO
12 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.10%) ITGC
12 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 112 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.75%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.44%) BitLocker
5 14 (1.44%) XenApp
6 11 (1.13%) NFS
6 11 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.41%) Firmware
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.10%) KVM
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (3.70%) SCCM
2 11 (1.13%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.51%) SCOM
3 5 (0.51%) WSUS
4 3 (0.31%) Nessus
4 3 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.31%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.21%) EnCase
5 2 (0.21%) FTK
5 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.21%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) WMI
6 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 273 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.76%) VMware
3 54 (5.56%) Cisco
4 44 (4.53%) Oracle
4 44 (4.53%) SAP
5 31 (3.19%) Citrix
6 23 (2.37%) HP
7 19 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.85%) Sun
9 17 (1.75%) Dell
9 17 (1.75%) IBM
10 16 (1.65%) Sophos
11 15 (1.54%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.44%) Apple
12 14 (1.44%) Veeam
13 10 (1.03%) Draytek
13 10 (1.03%) JD Edwards
13 10 (1.03%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.03%) SonicWALL
14 9 (0.93%) Google