Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 841 2,136 2,917
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 8.95% 13.14% 15.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 13.58% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1,749 2,415
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,262
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.48% -3.30%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 9,108 15,726 18,685
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.72% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,718 12,732 15,387
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the North of England

Analyst
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the North of England.

Salary trend for Analyst in the North of England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the North of England

Analyst
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
North West -9 422 £38,000 +8.57% 71
Yorkshire -8 370 £40,000 +8.17% 61
North East -20 49 £32,000 -2.29% 3
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 202 (24.02%) SQL
2 179 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 170 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (16.17%) Office 365
5 135 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
6 133 (15.81%) ITIL
7 129 (15.34%) Finance
8 126 (14.98%) Windows
9 110 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 109 (12.96%) Active Directory
11 105 (12.49%) Business Intelligence
12 92 (10.94%) Azure
13 90 (10.70%) Power Platform
14 89 (10.58%) Power BI
15 81 (9.63%) SQL Server
16 79 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (8.68%) Test Automation
18 70 (8.32%) Analytics
18 70 (8.32%) Incident Management
18 70 (8.32%) Degree
19 68 (8.09%) Business Analysis
20 62 (7.37%) SLA
21 60 (7.13%) Service Management
21 60 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
22 58 (6.90%) Windows 10
23 57 (6.78%) Unified Communications
23 57 (6.78%) Firewall
24 56 (6.66%) ITSM
24 56 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
24 56 (6.66%) SCCM

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 32 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.07%) Confluence
5 8 (0.95%) IIS
6 7 (0.83%) SAS
7 6 (0.71%) CMS
8 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.24%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 60 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.07%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.59%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.59%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.48%) Social Studio
7 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.36%) SAP WM
7 3 (0.36%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.24%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.24%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.12%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 136 (16.17%) Office 365
2 92 (10.94%) Azure
3 90 (10.70%) Power Platform
4 33 (3.92%) AWS
5 17 (2.02%) SaaS
6 11 (1.31%) PowerApps
7 10 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.83%) Amazon SageMaker
9 7 (0.83%) Power Automate
10 6 (0.71%) G Suite
11 5 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.59%) IaaS
11 5 (0.59%) Serverless
12 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.78%) Firewall
1 57 (6.78%) Unified Communications
2 45 (5.35%) DNS
3 37 (4.40%) DHCP
4 30 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.33%) WAN
6 21 (2.50%) LAN
7 18 (2.14%) SAN
8 16 (1.90%) VPN
9 15 (1.78%) VoIP
10 14 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (1.55%) NAS
12 11 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (1.31%) Wireless
13 9 (1.07%) Skype
13 9 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.83%) Cisco Firepower
15 6 (0.71%) Internet
15 6 (0.71%) MPLS
15 6 (0.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (10.58%) Power BI
2 81 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 55 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (4.64%) Tableau
5 37 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.66%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.55%) Big Data
8 12 (1.43%) Data Lake
8 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.31%) QlikView
10 9 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.07%) MySQL
11 8 (0.95%) OLAP
12 6 (0.71%) Looker
13 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (3.80%) JIRA
2 26 (3.09%) Selenium
3 13 (1.55%) Postman
4 10 (1.19%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.19%) SoapUI
5 9 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.83%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.71%) Appium
8 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.48%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.24%) JMeter
11 2 (0.24%) Mocha
11 2 (0.24%) Newman
11 2 (0.24%) Protractor
12 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq
General
1 129 (15.34%) Finance
2 37 (4.40%) Law
2 37 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 35 (4.16%) Marketing
4 30 (3.57%) Legal
5 28 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 20 (2.38%) Retail
7 16 (1.90%) Automotive
8 12 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.83%) Banking
10 5 (0.59%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.48%) Games
11 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.36%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.73%) .NET
2 11 (1.31%) REST
3 9 (1.07%) HTML
4 7 (0.83%) ggplot2
4 7 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 7 (0.83%) SOAP
4 7 (0.83%) Web Services
5 6 (0.71%) EDI
6 5 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.59%) JSON
6 5 (0.59%) Middleware
6 5 (0.59%) SAML
6 5 (0.59%) XML
7 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.48%) CSS
7 4 (0.48%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.36%) Kafka
8 3 (0.36%) LDAP
8 3 (0.36%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 135 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.64%) User Experience
4 26 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (2.97%) Renewable Energy
6 19 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (1.43%) Life Science
8 11 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.95%) Replication
11 7 (0.83%) FMCG
11 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.83%) NHS
11 7 (0.83%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.48%) Clustering
14 4 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 126 (14.98%) Windows
2 58 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 48 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.43%) Linux
8 10 (1.19%) Unix
8 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.48%) Android
10 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.81%) ITIL
3 110 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (12.49%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (8.68%) Test Automation
7 70 (8.32%) Analytics
7 70 (8.32%) Incident Management
8 68 (8.09%) Business Analysis
9 60 (7.13%) Service Management
10 56 (6.66%) ITSM
11 55 (6.54%) Problem Management
12 52 (6.18%) Identity Access Management
13 48 (5.71%) Requirements Gathering
14 47 (5.59%) Migration
15 45 (5.35%) User Stories
16 43 (5.11%) ERP
17 42 (4.99%) Identity Management
18 40 (4.76%) SDLC
19 39 (4.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 202 (24.02%) SQL
2 37 (4.40%) C#
3 27 (3.21%) Python
4 19 (2.26%) C
5 17 (2.02%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.90%) R
6 16 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.19%) Java
8 9 (1.07%) VBA
9 8 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.48%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.48%) VB
12 3 (0.36%) ABAP
12 3 (0.36%) C++
13 2 (0.24%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.24%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.12%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 70 (8.32%) Degree
2 49 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (2.26%) CISSP
4 17 (2.02%) CISM
5 16 (1.90%) ISEB
6 15 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.78%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.43%) CEH
7 12 (1.43%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.31%) IIBA
8 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.95%) CISA
11 6 (0.71%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.59%) MCSE
13 4 (0.48%) CCNA
14 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.36%) MCP
14 3 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.37%) SLA
2 43 (5.11%) QA
3 26 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.97%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.66%) GDPR
6 12 (1.43%) PMO
7 10 (1.19%) NIST
8 8 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.48%) COBIT
11 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.24%) NCSC
13 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.12%) HL7
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 109 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 31 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.66%) Firmware
5 13 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.71%) XenApp
7 3 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.36%) Docker
7 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (6.66%) SCCM
2 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.07%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.59%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.36%) Grafana
6 3 (0.36%) WSUS
7 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.24%) Nessus
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.24%) QRadar
8 1 (0.12%) CASB
8 1 (0.12%) cPanel
8 1 (0.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 179 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.83%) VMware
3 42 (4.99%) SAP
4 32 (3.80%) Oracle
5 28 (3.33%) Citrix
6 27 (3.21%) Cisco
7 23 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.78%) SolarWinds
9 12 (1.43%) Google
10 11 (1.31%) Cognos
10 11 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.19%) iManage
12 8 (0.95%) Avaya
12 8 (0.95%) LogRhythm
13 7 (0.83%) Aderant
13 7 (0.83%) Apple
13 7 (0.83%) Splunk
14 6 (0.71%) HP
14 6 (0.71%) Sophos
14 6 (0.71%) Verint