Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £29,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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

IT Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 248 187
Rank change year-on-year +72 -61 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 44 99 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 0.94% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.98% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 82 153
Median annual salary £29,750 £28,250 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.31% -18.12% -1.43%
10th Percentile £18,925 £20,775 £20,800
90th Percentile £44,125 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +13.85% - -1.52%

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 4,779 10,121 11,833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.77% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,891 7,622 9,614
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,344 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in the North West

IT Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Analyst in the North West

IT Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Analyst in the North West

IT 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 IT Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 8 August 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 +70 16 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Merseyside +20 15 £30,250 +2.54%
Cheshire +44 9 £42,000 - 6
Lancashire +55 4 £47,500 +82.69%
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
6 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (18.18%) ServiceNow
7 8 (18.18%) Citrix
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (15.91%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) Unix
9 6 (13.64%) ITSM
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) SCCM
9 6 (13.64%) Office 365
10 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
10 5 (11.36%) Azure
10 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
10 5 (11.36%) XenApp
10 5 (11.36%) Banking
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
11 4 (9.09%) Service Management
11 4 (9.09%) McAfee
11 4 (9.09%) Apple
11 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.09%) Knowledge Management

IT 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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) Power BI
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (2.27%) Housing Association
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) JSON
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) ITSM
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (9.09%) Line Management
5 4 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Time Management
6 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) C++
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) CISA
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) CEH
3 1 (2.27%) CISM
3 1 (2.27%) GIAC
3 1 (2.27%) GSEC
3 1 (2.27%) ISACA
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) NIST
3 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
2 8 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 4 (9.09%) Apple
3 4 (9.09%) McAfee
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Qualys
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Dynatrace
5 2 (4.55%) Rapid7
5 2 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (2.27%) Aderant
6 1 (2.27%) DocuSign
6 1 (2.27%) iManage
6 1 (2.27%) Intapp
6 1 (2.27%) Workday