Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,457 1,780 1,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.81% 14.17% 15.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.31% 14.65% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,345 1,599
North West median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 10,185 12,149 11,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.74% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,280 9,717 10,012
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,135 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Manchester -2 774 £40,500 +6.58% 117
Cheshire +1 337 £40,000 +6.67% 52
Merseyside +4 166 £36,500 +15.87% 16
Lancashire 0 146 £36,000 +2.86% 32
Cumbria +2 17 £30,000 -25.07% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 North West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 402 (27.59%) Finance
2 383 (26.29%) SQL
3 349 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
4 336 (23.06%) Windows
5 325 (22.31%) Microsoft
6 213 (14.62%) Information Security
7 193 (13.25%) ITIL
8 192 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
9 188 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 179 (12.29%) Business Analysis
11 178 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 176 (12.08%) VMware
13 173 (11.87%) Management Information System
14 168 (11.53%) Cisco
15 152 (10.43%) Linux
16 151 (10.36%) Active Directory
16 151 (10.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 148 (10.16%) CISSP
18 144 (9.88%) Network Security
18 144 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 144 (9.88%) GDPR
19 141 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
20 140 (9.61%) Legal
20 140 (9.61%) SIEM
21 139 (9.54%) Mentoring
22 135 (9.27%) SAP
23 127 (8.72%) Data Protection
24 125 (8.58%) Degree
25 124 (8.51%) Business Continuity
26 123 (8.44%) Scenario Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 43 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.99%) Confluence
4 17 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.10%) SAS
6 11 (0.75%) IIS
6 11 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.69%) Alfresco
8 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.48%) Liferay
11 5 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.34%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.27%) Apache
12 4 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 151 (10.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 115 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.48%) SPSS
6 6 (0.41%) UXPin
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.069%) Revit
Business Applications
1 39 (2.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 38 (2.61%) SAP ERP
3 30 (2.06%) SAP SD
4 17 (1.17%) SAP MM
5 16 (1.10%) SAP CO
5 16 (1.10%) SAP FI
5 16 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.96%) SAP BPC
7 13 (0.89%) SAP PP
8 12 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (0.62%) SAP SCM
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.27%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.56%) Office 365
2 37 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.24%) SaaS
5 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.41%) Lucidchart
7 6 (0.41%) Trello
8 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.21%) IaaS
9 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.21%) PaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Algolia
10 2 (0.14%) Firebase
10 2 (0.14%) GitHub
10 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 144 (9.88%) Network Security
2 114 (7.82%) Wi-Fi
3 68 (4.67%) Firewall
4 55 (3.77%) LAN
4 55 (3.77%) WAN
5 40 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 29 (1.99%) DNS
7 28 (1.92%) Wireless
8 27 (1.85%) SAN
9 23 (1.58%) DHCP
10 19 (1.30%) VoIP
11 17 (1.17%) Internet
12 14 (0.96%) VPN
13 13 (0.89%) MPLS
14 10 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.62%) Skype
16 8 (0.55%) Ethernet
17 6 (0.41%) FTP
17 6 (0.41%) HTTP
18 5 (0.34%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (2.81%) Power BI
4 40 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
8 20 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.30%) QlikView
10 16 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.69%) Big Data
13 10 (0.69%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 8 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 87 (5.97%) JIRA
2 69 (4.74%) Selenium
3 31 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 27 (1.85%) WebDriver
5 19 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 15 (1.03%) JMeter
7 11 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.41%) Protractor
12 6 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.34%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.34%) Subversion
14 4 (0.27%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.21%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 402 (27.59%) Finance
2 140 (9.61%) Legal
3 112 (7.69%) Retail
4 90 (6.18%) Manufacturing
5 72 (4.94%) Banking
6 70 (4.80%) Law
7 66 (4.53%) Marketing
8 37 (2.54%) Investment Banking
9 36 (2.47%) Telecoms
10 30 (2.06%) Advertising
11 16 (1.10%) Billing
12 12 (0.82%) Automotive
13 11 (0.75%) Games
13 11 (0.75%) Local Government
14 10 (0.69%) Publishing
14 10 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.62%) Electronics
16 8 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.48%) Back Office
18 6 (0.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.71%) .NET
2 36 (2.47%) Web Services
2 36 (2.47%) XML
3 19 (1.30%) Gherkin
3 19 (1.30%) SOAP
4 18 (1.24%) HTML
5 15 (1.03%) JSON
6 13 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 13 (0.89%) REST
7 12 (0.82%) CSS
8 10 (0.69%) J2EE
8 10 (0.69%) jQuery
9 9 (0.62%) Ajax
9 9 (0.62%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (0.62%) EDI
9 9 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (0.62%) Middleware
9 9 (0.62%) RESTful
9 9 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 192 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (11.87%) Management Information System
3 107 (7.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 57 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (1.85%) Smart Meter
6 21 (1.44%) User Experience
7 20 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 13 (0.89%) Replication
10 11 (0.75%) Fintech
10 11 (0.75%) Life Science
11 10 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 10 (0.69%) FMCG
11 10 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (0.69%) PKI
11 10 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 9 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.62%) iPhone
13 8 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 336 (23.06%) Windows
2 152 (10.43%) Linux
3 68 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 63 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 52 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 39 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (2.13%) Unix
9 15 (1.03%) Android
10 14 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.41%) Solaris
15 5 (0.34%) AIX
16 3 (0.21%) OS/400
17 2 (0.14%) CentOS
17 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.069%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (14.62%) Information Security
3 193 (13.25%) ITIL
4 188 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 179 (12.29%) Business Analysis
6 141 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 140 (9.61%) SIEM
8 139 (9.54%) Mentoring
9 127 (8.72%) Data Protection
10 124 (8.51%) Business Continuity
11 123 (8.44%) Scenario Testing
12 116 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
12 116 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
12 116 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 115 (7.89%) Project Management
14 112 (7.69%) Due Diligence
14 112 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
15 110 (7.55%) Threat Analysis
16 109 (7.48%) Web Development
17 108 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (26.29%) SQL
2 57 (3.91%) Java
3 45 (3.09%) C#
4 40 (2.75%) PowerShell
5 35 (2.40%) JavaScript
6 33 (2.26%) VBA
7 30 (2.06%) Python
8 27 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.89%) R
10 12 (0.82%) C
10 12 (0.82%) VB
11 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.55%) PHP
13 7 (0.48%) Perl
14 4 (0.27%) Ruby
14 4 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.21%) ABAP
15 3 (0.21%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.14%) C++
16 2 (0.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 148 (10.16%) CISSP
2 125 (8.58%) Degree
3 112 (7.69%) SANS
4 109 (7.48%) CREST Certified
5 57 (3.91%) ISEB
6 52 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 28 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (1.72%) CISM
9 22 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (1.17%) Security Cleared
12 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (1.03%) GIAC
13 15 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
14 14 (0.96%) CISA
15 11 (0.75%) CCNP
15 11 (0.75%) PMP
15 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 144 (9.88%) GDPR
3 119 (8.17%) PCI DSS
4 115 (7.89%) QA
5 53 (3.64%) PMO
6 45 (3.09%) SLA
7 15 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.62%) COBIT
9 9 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.62%) P3O
10 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.34%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.14%) MiFID
13 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 151 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 144 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.48%) vSphere
6 6 (0.41%) XenApp
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.21%) Docker
8 3 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.069%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.069%) Snort
9 1 (0.069%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.24%) HP ALM
1 18 (1.24%) SCCM
2 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.34%) WSUS
3 4 (0.27%) EnCase
3 4 (0.27%) FTK
3 4 (0.27%) SCOM
4 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.14%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.14%) Netcool
5 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.069%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.069%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.069%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.069%) Salt
6 1 (0.069%) Terraform
6 1 (0.069%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 325 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 176 (12.08%) VMware
3 168 (11.53%) Cisco
4 135 (9.27%) SAP
5 50 (3.43%) Oracle
6 41 (2.81%) Citrix
7 32 (2.20%) Tableau
8 29 (1.99%) HP
9 23 (1.58%) Cognos
10 19 (1.30%) IBM
11 17 (1.17%) Fortinet
11 17 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.10%) Remedy
13 15 (1.03%) Huawei
14 13 (0.89%) Google
14 13 (0.89%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.82%) SolarWinds
16 11 (0.75%) Adobe
16 11 (0.75%) Splunk
17 10 (0.69%) WorldPay