Period
to 16 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £34,955 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,517 1,942 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.45% 14.53% 16.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.92% 15.04% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 1,599 1,993
Midlands median annual salary £34,955 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.90% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £53,750
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 10,897 12,912 14,518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.63% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8,949 10,183 12,106
Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 0 1,031 £33,566 -4.10% 203
East Midlands -2 485 £35,000 -6.04% 118
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 388 (25.58%) SQL
2 360 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 305 (20.11%) Windows
4 266 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (17.21%) Finance
6 223 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
7 209 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
8 203 (13.38%) ITIL
9 171 (11.27%) SQL Server
10 167 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
11 163 (10.74%) Active Directory
11 163 (10.74%) Microsoft Office
12 136 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
13 134 (8.83%) Information Security
14 133 (8.77%) Firewall
15 132 (8.70%) Linux
16 128 (8.44%) Business Analysis
17 118 (7.78%) Office 365
18 117 (7.71%) VMware
19 112 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
19 112 (7.38%) Degree
20 111 (7.32%) Retail
20 111 (7.32%) SLA
21 110 (7.25%) Power BI
21 110 (7.25%) Power Platform
22 109 (7.19%) Analytics
23 108 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
23 108 (7.12%) Windows Server
24 100 (6.59%) SIEM
25 99 (6.53%) Management Information System

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 76 (5.01%) MS Exchange
2 35 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.25%) SAS
4 18 (1.19%) IIS
5 15 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.59%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.53%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.26%) Confluence
9 4 (0.26%) Quickr
10 3 (0.20%) Apache
10 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.20%) Liferay
10 3 (0.20%) nginx
10 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 163 (10.74%) Microsoft Office
2 136 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Stata
8 1 (0.066%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.066%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.066%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (1.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (0.73%) SAP MM
3 10 (0.66%) SAP SD
4 9 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.40%) Maximo
6 6 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
7 5 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
7 5 (0.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 5 (0.33%) SAP HCM
7 5 (0.33%) SAP PP
7 5 (0.33%) Summit
8 4 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.78%) Office 365
2 110 (7.25%) Power Platform
3 62 (4.09%) Azure
4 49 (3.23%) AWS
5 22 (1.45%) SaaS
6 15 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.73%) IaaS
8 10 (0.66%) GCP
8 10 (0.66%) PaaS
9 9 (0.59%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.26%) G Suite
10 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.20%) GitHub
11 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.13%) Boomi
13 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.066%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 133 (8.77%) Firewall
2 96 (6.33%) WAN
3 93 (6.13%) LAN
4 58 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 42 (2.77%) Internet
6 38 (2.50%) Network Security
7 31 (2.04%) DNS
8 28 (1.85%) VPN
9 26 (1.71%) DHCP
10 23 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (1.25%) VoIP
12 16 (1.05%) Wireless
13 14 (0.92%) HTTP
14 13 (0.86%) SAN
14 13 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.79%) Skype
16 11 (0.73%) NAS
16 11 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (0.46%) Ethernet
17 7 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 110 (7.25%) Power BI
3 47 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.04%) QlikView
9 28 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (1.58%) MySQL
11 17 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 14 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.73%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.73%) Informix
13 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.66%) SQLite
15 9 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 9 (0.59%) MS Access
15 9 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 47 (3.10%) Selenium
2 32 (2.11%) JIRA
3 18 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 13 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.59%) HP UFT
7 8 (0.53%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.53%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.46%) JMeter
9 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.33%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
10 5 (0.33%) OllyDbg
11 4 (0.26%) Maven
12 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.20%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.20%) Ranorex
12 3 (0.20%) Toad
13 2 (0.13%) Calabash
13 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 261 (17.21%) Finance
2 111 (7.32%) Retail
3 54 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 40 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.64%) Marketing
6 29 (1.91%) Banking
7 25 (1.65%) Legal
8 21 (1.38%) Law
9 17 (1.12%) Automotive
10 14 (0.92%) Billing
11 10 (0.66%) Games
11 10 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.40%) Back Office
12 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.20%) French Language
15 2 (0.13%) German Language
15 2 (0.13%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.97%) .NET
2 26 (1.71%) HTML
3 24 (1.58%) ASP.NET
4 18 (1.19%) Web Services
5 16 (1.05%) XML
6 14 (0.92%) CSS
7 12 (0.79%) SAP Basis
8 10 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.59%) Ajax
9 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (0.59%) CSS3
9 9 (0.59%) Entity Framework
9 9 (0.59%) Gherkin
9 9 (0.59%) HTML5
9 9 (0.59%) LINQ
9 9 (0.59%) WCF
9 9 (0.59%) WinForms
10 8 (0.53%) Web Dynpro
11 7 (0.46%) RESTful
11 7 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 64 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (2.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 34 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 28 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 26 (1.71%) User Experience
8 18 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 16 (1.05%) CMDB
10 14 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 13 (0.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 13 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.66%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.66%) NHS
14 10 (0.66%) Robotics
14 10 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 305 (20.11%) Windows
2 132 (8.70%) Linux
3 108 (7.12%) Windows Server
4 44 (2.90%) Unix
5 43 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 42 (2.77%) Windows 10
7 35 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.05%) Android
12 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.40%) CentOS
17 4 (0.26%) SUSE
18 3 (0.20%) Fedora
18 3 (0.20%) HPUX
18 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
3 203 (13.38%) ITIL
4 167 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
5 134 (8.83%) Information Security
6 128 (8.44%) Business Analysis
7 112 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
8 109 (7.19%) Analytics
9 108 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 100 (6.59%) SIEM
11 88 (5.80%) Process Improvement
12 85 (5.60%) Test Automation
13 81 (5.34%) Security Operations
14 79 (5.21%) Incident Management
15 74 (4.88%) Change Management
16 73 (4.81%) Data Analysis
17 66 (4.35%) Project Management
18 63 (4.15%) Computer Science
19 60 (3.96%) User Stories
20 59 (3.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 388 (25.58%) SQL
2 58 (3.82%) C#
3 47 (3.10%) T-SQL
4 37 (2.44%) Java
5 36 (2.37%) Python
6 29 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 23 (1.52%) R
8 20 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 18 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 17 (1.12%) C
11 14 (0.92%) VBA
12 12 (0.79%) VBScript
13 11 (0.73%) C++
14 9 (0.59%) Ruby
15 8 (0.53%) ABAP
16 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.40%) VB
18 4 (0.26%) COBOL
18 4 (0.26%) Perl
18 4 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (7.38%) Degree
2 58 (3.82%) CISSP
3 49 (3.23%) CISM
4 46 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.90%) ISEB
6 41 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 36 (2.37%) MCP
8 32 (2.11%) MCSE
9 29 (1.91%) Security Cleared
10 23 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (1.52%) MCSA
11 21 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.19%) CEH
13 16 (1.05%) SC Cleared
14 15 (0.99%) A+ Certification
15 14 (0.92%) CCNP
16 10 (0.66%) CCNA
16 10 (0.66%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.32%) SLA
2 74 (4.88%) QA
3 53 (3.49%) Data Quality
4 40 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (2.37%) PMO
6 20 (1.32%) GDPR
7 19 (1.25%) PCI DSS
8 17 (1.12%) NIST
9 10 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.59%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 3 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.20%) P3O
13 2 (0.13%) GPG13
13 2 (0.13%) ITGC
14 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.066%) IFRS
14 1 (0.066%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 163 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 87 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.05%) XenApp
5 12 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.59%) Docker
6 9 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.26%) Firmware
7 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.20%) Postfix
9 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.066%) NFS
9 1 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (1.98%) SCCM
2 13 (0.86%) CASB
3 12 (0.79%) Nessus
3 12 (0.79%) QRadar
4 10 (0.66%) EnCase
4 10 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.40%) FTK
8 4 (0.26%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.20%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.20%) Kibana
9 3 (0.20%) logstash
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.20%) SCOM
9 3 (0.20%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.20%) WSUS
9 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 360 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 117 (7.71%) VMware
3 85 (5.60%) SAP
4 80 (5.27%) Citrix
5 71 (4.68%) Cisco
6 58 (3.82%) Oracle
7 46 (3.03%) Tableau
8 34 (2.24%) Red Hat
9 33 (2.18%) Splunk
10 30 (1.98%) NetApp
11 24 (1.58%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.05%) ArcSight
12 16 (1.05%) Dell
12 16 (1.05%) LogRhythm
13 15 (0.99%) Google
14 14 (0.92%) Cognos
14 14 (0.92%) JD Edwards
15 13 (0.86%) Apple
15 13 (0.86%) Remedy
15 13 (0.86%) Sun