Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,926 2,418 3,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.53% 15.62% 16.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.07% 16.14% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,579 1,997 2,586
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,571 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.60% -5.15% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 12,779 14,977 17,645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.76% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,977 12,373 13,949
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 14 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
West Midlands +1 1,228 £35,000 -5.41% 173
East Midlands -2 695 £35,750 +2.14% 119
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 444 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 443 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (19.78%) SQL
4 344 (17.86%) Windows
5 342 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
6 336 (17.45%) Finance
7 303 (15.73%) ITIL
8 282 (14.64%) Business Analysis
9 214 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 212 (11.01%) Degree
11 196 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
12 191 (9.92%) SQL Server
12 191 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
13 182 (9.45%) Active Directory
14 181 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 172 (8.93%) Retail
16 164 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
17 146 (7.58%) Change Management
18 144 (7.48%) Oracle
19 141 (7.32%) Scrum
20 137 (7.11%) Waterfall
21 130 (6.75%) Windows Server
22 127 (6.59%) Test Automation
23 122 (6.33%) User Stories
23 122 (6.33%) Firewall
24 114 (5.92%) ITSM
24 114 (5.92%) Analytics
25 113 (5.87%) SAP
26 111 (5.76%) ISEB
27 110 (5.71%) Cisco

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 65 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 56 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.30%) SAS
4 19 (0.99%) IIS
5 16 (0.83%) Confluence
6 11 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.57%) CMS
7 8 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.16%) Quickr
9 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.10%) Exstream Dialogue
10 2 (0.10%) Moodle
10 2 (0.10%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.10%) WordPress
11 1 (0.052%) Totara
Applications
1 196 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 191 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.052%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (1.25%) SAP FI
3 22 (1.14%) NetSuite
4 21 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 21 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.73%) SAP WM
8 13 (0.67%) SAP MM
9 9 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (0.47%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.31%) Infor M3
11 4 (0.21%) Line 500
11 4 (0.21%) ResourceLink
11 4 (0.21%) Sage X3
11 4 (0.21%) SAP PP
11 4 (0.21%) SAP SCM
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 96 (4.98%) Office 365
2 58 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.61%) SaaS
4 15 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.42%) G Suite
8 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.10%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.10%) PaaS
11 1 (0.052%) AdWords
11 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.052%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.052%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 122 (6.33%) Firewall
2 80 (4.15%) LAN
3 79 (4.10%) WAN
4 67 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 64 (3.32%) DNS
6 54 (2.80%) DHCP
7 37 (1.92%) VPN
8 35 (1.82%) Internet
9 28 (1.45%) Network Security
10 27 (1.40%) VLAN
11 21 (1.09%) SMS
12 17 (0.88%) VoIP
13 16 (0.83%) HTTP
14 15 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (0.78%) IPsec
15 12 (0.62%) SSH
16 11 (0.57%) FTP
16 11 (0.57%) SAN
17 9 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (3.01%) Power BI
5 47 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (1.45%) QlikView
8 27 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
9 26 (1.35%) MySQL
10 23 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 16 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (0.78%) SAP BW
13 13 (0.67%) MS Access
14 12 (0.62%) Big Data
14 12 (0.62%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.62%) SAP HANA
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.47%) OLAP
16 9 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
17 8 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (3.32%) Selenium
2 42 (2.18%) JIRA
3 18 (0.93%) WebDriver
4 15 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 14 (0.73%) Cucumber
5 14 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.36%) LSMW
8 7 (0.36%) NeoLoad
8 7 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.31%) Maven
10 5 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.26%) JMeter
10 5 (0.26%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.21%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.16%) JUnit
12 3 (0.16%) Toad
13 2 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 336 (17.45%) Finance
2 172 (8.93%) Retail
3 94 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 64 (3.32%) Billing
5 63 (3.27%) Marketing
6 46 (2.39%) Legal
7 36 (1.87%) Banking
7 36 (1.87%) Games
8 32 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.25%) Automotive
10 14 (0.73%) Advertising
10 14 (0.73%) Publishing
11 12 (0.62%) Law
12 7 (0.36%) Electronics
13 6 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.26%) Back Office
15 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.21%) Polish Language
16 3 (0.16%) Humanities
16 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.60%) .NET
2 42 (2.18%) Web Services
3 27 (1.40%) XML
4 26 (1.35%) HTML
5 19 (0.99%) SOAP
6 14 (0.73%) EDI
7 13 (0.67%) CSS
7 13 (0.67%) JSON
8 10 (0.52%) Gherkin
8 10 (0.52%) REST
8 10 (0.52%) XSLT
9 9 (0.47%) MDX
10 7 (0.36%) IDoc
10 7 (0.36%) jQuery
10 7 (0.36%) Middleware
11 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.31%) HTML5
12 5 (0.26%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.26%) LDAP
12 5 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 342 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 72 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 38 (1.97%) CMDB
6 32 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 25 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
9 18 (0.93%) FMCG
10 17 (0.88%) User Experience
11 16 (0.83%) Clustering
11 16 (0.83%) Credit Risk
12 15 (0.78%) EPoS
13 12 (0.62%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.57%) Cyberattack
15 10 (0.52%) NHS
16 8 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
16 8 (0.42%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.42%) Fintech
16 8 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 344 (17.86%) Windows
2 130 (6.75%) Windows Server
3 105 (5.45%) Linux
4 68 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 65 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (2.80%) Windows 10
7 48 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (2.28%) Unix
9 42 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.31%) Android
16 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.21%) SUSE
18 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.052%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (15.73%) ITIL
3 282 (14.64%) Business Analysis
4 214 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 181 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 164 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
7 146 (7.58%) Change Management
8 141 (7.32%) Scrum
9 137 (7.11%) Waterfall
10 127 (6.59%) Test Automation
11 122 (6.33%) User Stories
12 114 (5.92%) Analytics
12 114 (5.92%) ITSM
13 106 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 105 (5.45%) Service Management
15 103 (5.35%) Project Management
16 100 (5.19%) ERP
17 90 (4.67%) Incident Management
18 80 (4.15%) Data Analysis
19 78 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 381 (19.78%) SQL
2 80 (4.15%) Java
3 47 (2.44%) VBA
4 43 (2.23%) T-SQL
5 39 (2.02%) C#
6 31 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 31 (1.61%) Python
7 28 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.30%) ABAP
8 25 (1.30%) C
9 24 (1.25%) R
10 22 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 19 (0.99%) VB
12 13 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.52%) C++
14 9 (0.47%) VBScript
15 7 (0.36%) PHP
16 6 (0.31%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.10%) Perl
17 2 (0.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 212 (11.01%) Degree
2 111 (5.76%) ISEB
3 74 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 67 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (2.60%) MCSE
6 48 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 48 (2.49%) ISTQB
7 43 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 43 (2.23%) MCP
8 37 (1.92%) MCSA
9 34 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 32 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (1.61%) CISSP
12 26 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (1.25%) CCNA
14 20 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.83%) IIBA
16 15 (0.78%) CISM
16 15 (0.78%) GIAC
17 12 (0.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.30%) QA
2 91 (4.72%) SLA
3 45 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.34%) PMO
4 35 (1.82%) GDPR
5 28 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.30%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.52%) COBIT
8 8 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.31%) P3O
11 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.16%) IFRS
12 3 (0.16%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 182 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 80 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.62%) XenServer
6 9 (0.47%) vSphere
6 9 (0.47%) XenApp
7 6 (0.31%) Snort
7 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.21%) Firmware
8 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.052%) vCloud
10 1 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (1.51%) SCCM
2 8 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.21%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.21%) QRadar
4 4 (0.21%) WSUS
5 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.16%) Nessus
5 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.16%) SCOM
5 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.10%) Ansible
6 2 (0.10%) EnCase
6 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.10%) Puppet
7 1 (0.052%) Nmap
Vendors
1 444 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 144 (7.48%) Oracle
3 113 (5.87%) SAP
4 110 (5.71%) Cisco
5 105 (5.45%) VMware
6 77 (4.00%) Citrix
7 47 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 42 (2.18%) Red Hat
8 42 (2.18%) Tableau
9 41 (2.13%) NetApp
10 34 (1.77%) Google
11 23 (1.19%) JD Edwards
12 21 (1.09%) Remedy
13 17 (0.88%) JDA
14 16 (0.83%) Sage
15 15 (0.78%) LogRhythm
16 14 (0.73%) HP
16 14 (0.73%) Northgate
16 14 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (0.67%) IBM