Period
to 1 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 713 2,688 3,272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 9.86% 14.24% 15.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.25% 14.75% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 666 2,272 2,635
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 6,955 18,226 21,059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.54% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,983 14,303 17,179
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,548 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.08% +2.47% +3.03%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,240 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.34% +2.48% +1.01%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 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
North West -9 373 £40,000 +6.67% 72
Yorkshire -10 282 £40,000 +20.30% 37
North East -13 58 £30,500 -6.15% 20
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 North of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 180 (25.25%) SQL
2 162 (22.72%) Microsoft
3 146 (20.48%) Windows
4 141 (19.78%) Finance
5 136 (19.07%) ITIL
6 126 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (11.92%) Active Directory
9 84 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (11.78%) Office 365
10 79 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
11 73 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (9.82%) Degree
12 70 (9.82%) Windows Server
13 69 (9.68%) Azure
14 68 (9.54%) SQL Server
15 66 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
17 57 (7.99%) Cybersecurity
18 56 (7.85%) Business Analysis
19 55 (7.71%) Test Automation
20 53 (7.43%) Change Management
20 53 (7.43%) SLA
21 51 (7.15%) QA
22 47 (6.59%) VMware
22 47 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
23 46 (6.45%) SDLC
23 46 (6.45%) Windows 10
24 45 (6.31%) User Experience
24 45 (6.31%) Power BI

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 42 (5.89%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.93%) IIS
3 26 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.96%) Apache
5 11 (1.54%) Confluence
5 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.84%) SAS
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.42%) WordPress
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 79 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) SAP MM
2 12 (1.68%) SAP SD
3 8 (1.12%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.84%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.70%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.70%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.56%) Social Studio
7 3 (0.42%) Magento
7 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.28%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.28%) SAP IBP
8 2 (0.28%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.78%) Office 365
2 69 (9.68%) Azure
3 45 (6.31%) Power Platform
4 29 (4.07%) AWS
5 16 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.96%) SaaS
7 11 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (1.26%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.98%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Serverless
11 4 (0.56%) Trello
12 3 (0.42%) Power Automate
13 2 (0.28%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 37 (5.19%) Firewall
3 31 (4.35%) DNS
3 31 (4.35%) WAN
4 30 (4.21%) LAN
5 29 (4.07%) Unified Communications
6 25 (3.51%) DHCP
7 22 (3.09%) Internet
8 21 (2.95%) Wireless
9 16 (2.24%) Network Security
9 16 (2.24%) SAN
10 15 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (1.82%) MPLS
12 11 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (1.54%) iSCSI
12 11 (1.54%) Skype
13 10 (1.40%) VoIP
13 10 (1.40%) VPN
14 8 (1.12%) ADSL
14 8 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.31%) Power BI
3 34 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.26%) QlikView
9 6 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.42%) Big Data
12 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (3.65%) JIRA
2 22 (3.09%) Selenium
3 12 (1.68%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.40%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.26%) Postman
7 7 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.70%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.56%) Metasploit
10 4 (0.56%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.42%) Protractor
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.28%) Appium
12 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
General
1 141 (19.78%) Finance
2 39 (5.47%) Legal
3 31 (4.35%) Law
4 26 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.51%) Retail
6 21 (2.95%) Marketing
7 19 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.38%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.40%) Banking
10 6 (0.84%) Games
11 4 (0.56%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.42%) Billing
12 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.65%) .NET
2 16 (2.24%) .NET Framework
3 11 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (1.54%) XML
4 10 (1.40%) Gherkin
5 8 (1.12%) HTML
5 8 (1.12%) JSON
6 6 (0.84%) REST
6 6 (0.84%) SOAP
7 5 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.56%) Behat
8 4 (0.56%) CSS
8 4 (0.56%) Middleware
8 4 (0.56%) Visualforce
8 4 (0.56%) Web Services
9 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.28%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.28%) HTML5
9 2 (0.28%) Kafka
9 2 (0.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 106 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.31%) User Experience
3 42 (5.89%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.79%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 12 (1.68%) PKI
7 11 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.40%) Renewable Energy
9 9 (1.26%) FMCG
9 9 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.12%) Replication
11 7 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.84%) NHS
12 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.70%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (20.48%) Windows
2 70 (9.82%) Windows Server
3 47 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 26 (3.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (3.09%) Linux
8 17 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.96%) Unix
10 13 (1.82%) Android
11 10 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.12%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.70%) HPUX
14 4 (0.56%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (19.07%) ITIL
2 126 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (7.99%) Cybersecurity
7 56 (7.85%) Business Analysis
8 55 (7.71%) Test Automation
9 53 (7.43%) Change Management
10 46 (6.45%) SDLC
11 45 (6.31%) Requirements Gathering
12 42 (5.89%) ITIL V3
13 41 (5.75%) Project Management
14 39 (5.47%) Incident Management
14 39 (5.47%) Release Management
15 34 (4.77%) Analytics
16 33 (4.63%) Computer Science
16 33 (4.63%) Information Security
16 33 (4.63%) User Stories
17 31 (4.35%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 180 (25.25%) SQL
2 39 (5.47%) C#
3 30 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 26 (3.65%) T-SQL
5 22 (3.09%) Python
6 12 (1.68%) Java
7 9 (1.26%) C
8 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.98%) R
10 6 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.42%) ABAP
12 3 (0.42%) VB
13 2 (0.28%) C++
13 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.14%) Delphi
14 1 (0.14%) Ruby
14 1 (0.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 70 (9.82%) Degree
2 27 (3.79%) MCP
3 25 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.66%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.38%) ISEB
7 15 (2.10%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.68%) MCSA
9 11 (1.54%) CISA
9 11 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.40%) CISSP
10 10 (1.40%) MCSE
11 9 (1.26%) CCNA
11 9 (1.26%) Server+ Certification
12 7 (0.98%) CISM
12 7 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.43%) SLA
2 51 (7.15%) QA
3 28 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (3.65%) GDPR
5 19 (2.66%) PMO
6 17 (2.38%) PCI DSS
7 16 (2.24%) NIST
8 10 (1.40%) Data Quality
9 9 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.14%) COBIT
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.14%) NCSC
11 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 85 (11.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (1.54%) XenApp
6 7 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.56%) Snort
8 3 (0.42%) Firmware
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (3.79%) SCCM
2 12 (1.68%) Grafana
3 9 (1.26%) SCOrch
4 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.56%) Terraform
6 3 (0.42%) Cisco CME
6 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.14%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.14%) FTK
8 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 162 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.59%) VMware
3 41 (5.75%) Citrix
4 40 (5.61%) SAP
5 24 (3.37%) Tableau
6 20 (2.81%) Cisco
6 20 (2.81%) Oracle
7 14 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 12 (1.68%) iManage
8 12 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.68%) Splunk
9 11 (1.54%) Sophos
10 8 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.84%) Aderant
11 6 (0.84%) Google
12 5 (0.70%) Adobe
12 5 (0.70%) Fortinet
12 5 (0.70%) InterSystems
12 5 (0.70%) LogRhythm
12 5 (0.70%) Siemens