Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,001 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 12 July 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 West
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 595 1,468 1,784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 10.61% 13.80% 14.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.08% 14.44% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 485 1,186 1,447
Median annual salary £40,001 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,850 £23,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,125 £55,000
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 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 5,370 10,165 12,323
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 95.58% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4,306 7,681 9,993
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 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
Manchester -14 296 £41,375 +3.44% 23
Merseyside +6 138 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Lancashire +9 76 £42,693 +20.26% 3
Cheshire -18 73 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Cumbria -13 5 £31,000 +2.48%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 167 (28.07%) Finance
2 143 (24.03%) SQL
3 137 (23.03%) Microsoft
4 134 (22.52%) Windows
5 127 (21.34%) ITIL
6 114 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
8 82 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
9 74 (12.44%) Degree
10 72 (12.10%) Business Analysis
10 72 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
12 65 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
13 63 (10.59%) SQL Server
14 58 (9.75%) Cybersecurity
15 57 (9.58%) Windows Server
16 56 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
17 55 (9.24%) Active Directory
18 51 (8.57%) Office 365
19 50 (8.40%) Analytics
20 48 (8.07%) Power BI
20 48 (8.07%) Power Platform
21 47 (7.90%) ITIL V3
22 46 (7.73%) QA
23 45 (7.56%) Computer Science
24 40 (6.72%) Management Information System
24 40 (6.72%) SAP
24 40 (6.72%) Release Management
25 39 (6.55%) TCP/IP
25 39 (6.55%) Project Management

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 31 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.87%) IIS
3 18 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.35%) SAS
5 12 (2.02%) Apache
6 11 (1.85%) Confluence
6 11 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.67%) WordPress
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.34%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) OnBase
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.02%) SPSS
5 9 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 21 (3.53%) SAP CO
2 21 (3.53%) SAP FI
2 21 (3.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.84%) Relativity
6 5 (0.84%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.84%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.67%) Magento
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.50%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.57%) Office 365
2 48 (8.07%) Power Platform
3 38 (6.39%) Azure
4 22 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.34%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.01%) Trello
8 5 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.84%) PaaS
9 4 (0.67%) AWS
9 4 (0.67%) IaaS
10 3 (0.50%) SaaS
11 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.17%) Akamai
12 1 (0.17%) Datadog
12 1 (0.17%) GitHub
12 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.55%) TCP/IP
2 28 (4.71%) DNS
2 28 (4.71%) Firewall
3 23 (3.87%) LAN
4 19 (3.19%) Internet
4 19 (3.19%) WAN
5 18 (3.03%) SAN
6 16 (2.69%) Network Security
7 14 (2.35%) HTTP
8 13 (2.18%) DHCP
8 13 (2.18%) SMTP
8 13 (2.18%) Wireless
9 10 (1.68%) VoIP
10 7 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.18%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.01%) VPN
12 5 (0.84%) MPLS
12 5 (0.84%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.07%) Power BI
3 34 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.51%) MySQL
8 8 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (1.18%) EDRMS
10 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.01%) QlikView
11 5 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.50%) GIS
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (5.55%) JIRA
2 17 (2.86%) Selenium
3 9 (1.51%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.34%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.84%) JMeter
6 5 (0.84%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.84%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.50%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.50%) Postman
8 3 (0.50%) REST Assured
9 2 (0.34%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.34%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.17%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 167 (28.07%) Finance
2 36 (6.05%) Retail
3 32 (5.38%) Legal
4 25 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.70%) Law
6 20 (3.36%) Public Sector
7 18 (3.03%) Marketing
8 14 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.68%) Banking
10 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.50%) German Language
10 3 (0.50%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.50%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.03%) XML
2 15 (2.52%) .NET
2 15 (2.52%) JSON
3 5 (0.84%) .NET Framework
3 5 (0.84%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.67%) EDI
4 4 (0.67%) EDIFACT
5 3 (0.50%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.34%) LDAP
6 2 (0.34%) REST
6 2 (0.34%) SOAP
7 1 (0.17%) Kafka
7 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.17%) PySpark
7 1 (0.17%) React
7 1 (0.17%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.38%) User Experience
4 15 (2.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (2.02%) PKI
6 10 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.18%) Life Science
9 6 (1.01%) NHS
10 5 (0.84%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.67%) EPoS
11 4 (0.67%) FMCG
11 4 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.52%) Windows
2 57 (9.58%) Windows Server
3 38 (6.39%) Windows 10
3 38 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (3.19%) Linux
6 16 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.68%) Unix
8 8 (1.34%) Android
8 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.18%) HPUX
10 5 (0.84%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.34%) ITIL
2 114 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (12.10%) Business Analysis
4 72 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (9.75%) Cybersecurity
7 50 (8.40%) Analytics
8 47 (7.90%) ITIL V3
9 45 (7.56%) Computer Science
10 40 (6.72%) Release Management
11 39 (6.55%) Project Management
12 36 (6.05%) Requirements Gathering
13 35 (5.88%) ERP
14 34 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
15 32 (5.38%) Data Analysis
15 32 (5.38%) Security Operations
15 32 (5.38%) Test Automation
16 31 (5.21%) Change Management
16 31 (5.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 143 (24.03%) SQL
2 27 (4.54%) T-SQL
3 18 (3.03%) Python
4 17 (2.86%) C#
5 16 (2.69%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.68%) Java
7 7 (1.18%) VBA
8 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.67%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.34%) C++
10 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.34%) R
10 2 (0.34%) VB
10 2 (0.34%) X++
11 1 (0.17%) C
11 1 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (12.44%) Degree
2 29 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.54%) MCP
4 17 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.85%) CISA
7 11 (1.85%) CISSP
8 10 (1.68%) ISEB
9 8 (1.34%) CISM
10 7 (1.18%) MCSE
11 5 (0.84%) MCSA
11 5 (0.84%) Server+ Certification
12 4 (0.67%) CRISC
12 4 (0.67%) GIAC
12 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.67%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.73%) QA
2 38 (6.39%) SLA
3 24 (4.03%) GDPR
3 24 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 12 (2.02%) NIST
6 9 (1.51%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.18%) PMO
8 6 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.84%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.17%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) HL7
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.02%) XenApp
4 11 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.84%) Snort
6 3 (0.50%) Docker
6 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.36%) SCCM
2 8 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.84%) FTK
5 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.34%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
7 1 (0.17%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) QRadar
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.72%) SAP
3 37 (6.22%) Citrix
4 28 (4.71%) Oracle
5 27 (4.54%) VMware
6 25 (4.20%) Cisco
7 20 (3.36%) ServiceNow
8 14 (2.35%) iManage
9 10 (1.68%) Tableau
10 8 (1.34%) Google
11 7 (1.18%) InterSystems
12 6 (1.01%) Adobe
13 5 (0.84%) ArcSight
13 5 (0.84%) LogRhythm
13 5 (0.84%) Siemens
13 5 (0.84%) Sun
13 5 (0.84%) Workday
14 4 (0.67%) Remedy
15 3 (0.50%) IBM
15 3 (0.50%) McAfee