Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 218 212
Rank change year-on-year +82 -6 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 241 162 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.34% 1.26% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.30% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 201 118 145
North West median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% +36.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,525 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,625 £43,900
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -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 9,942 12,435 11,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 96.85% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,092 9,988 10,078
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £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% -

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured IT Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 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 +91 169 £45,000 +38.46% 19
Cheshire +38 41 £25,000 -32.43% 7
Merseyside +21 22 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Lancashire +1 8 £36,250 +20.83% 4
Cumbria +2 1 - - 3
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 153 (63.49%) Windows
2 130 (53.94%) Microsoft
3 123 (51.04%) Information Security
4 118 (48.96%) VMware
5 116 (48.13%) Finance
6 115 (47.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 114 (47.30%) CISSP
7 114 (47.30%) SQL
8 113 (46.89%) GDPR
9 111 (46.06%) Cisco
10 110 (45.64%) Network Security
11 109 (45.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 108 (44.81%) Management Information System
13 107 (44.40%) Legal
14 106 (43.98%) SIEM
15 105 (43.57%) Business Continuity
15 105 (43.57%) Disaster Recovery
16 104 (43.15%) PCI DSS
16 104 (43.15%) CREST Certified
16 104 (43.15%) SANS
17 103 (42.74%) Penetration Testing
18 102 (42.32%) Risk Analysis
18 102 (42.32%) Data Protection
18 102 (42.32%) Wi-Fi
18 102 (42.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 101 (41.91%) Due Diligence
19 101 (41.91%) Threat Analysis
19 101 (41.91%) Mentoring
19 101 (41.91%) Linux
19 101 (41.91%) Vulnerability 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 13 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.98%) Alfresco
3 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 100 (41.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.96%) Office 365
2 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (45.64%) Network Security
2 102 (42.32%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (6.22%) LAN
3 15 (6.22%) WAN
4 11 (4.56%) SAN
5 10 (4.15%) DNS
6 8 (3.32%) DHCP
7 7 (2.90%) VoIP
8 6 (2.49%) Firewall
9 5 (2.07%) Skype
9 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.66%) VPN
11 3 (1.24%) Wireless
12 2 (0.83%) FTP
12 2 (0.83%) HTTP
12 2 (0.83%) SSL
13 1 (0.41%) DSL
13 1 (0.41%) Internet
13 1 (0.41%) MPLS
13 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.24%) Power BI
3 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.41%) Essbase
4 1 (0.41%) Ingres
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (2.07%) JIRA
2 5 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 116 (48.13%) Finance
2 107 (44.40%) Legal
3 24 (9.96%) Retail
4 12 (4.98%) Marketing
5 10 (4.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.90%) Law
7 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.24%) Banking
9 2 (0.83%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) JSON
2 2 (0.83%) REST
2 2 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (44.81%) Management Information System
2 102 (42.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (4.98%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.32%) Life Science
6 6 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.07%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.07%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.24%) iPhone
9 3 (1.24%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.24%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) PKI
10 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 153 (63.49%) Windows
2 101 (41.91%) Linux
3 20 (8.30%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.22%) Windows 10
4 15 (6.22%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.24%) Android
8 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) OS/400
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (51.04%) Information Security
2 106 (43.98%) SIEM
3 105 (43.57%) Business Continuity
3 105 (43.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 103 (42.74%) Penetration Testing
5 102 (42.32%) Data Protection
5 102 (42.32%) Risk Analysis
6 101 (41.91%) Due Diligence
6 101 (41.91%) Mentoring
6 101 (41.91%) Threat Analysis
6 101 (41.91%) Vulnerability Management
6 101 (41.91%) Web Development
7 100 (41.49%) Scenario Testing
8 63 (26.14%) IT Strategy
9 43 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (10.37%) ITIL
12 19 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (7.05%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.05%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 114 (47.30%) SQL
2 8 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.41%) C#
3 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 114 (47.30%) CISSP
2 104 (43.15%) CREST Certified
2 104 (43.15%) SANS
3 10 (4.15%) Degree
4 7 (2.90%) GIAC
5 6 (2.49%) CISM
6 4 (1.66%) CISA
6 4 (1.66%) CRISC
7 3 (1.24%) MCP
7 3 (1.24%) MCSA
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.83%) CCSP
8 2 (0.83%) CEH
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) GSEC
8 2 (0.83%) ISEB
8 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (47.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (46.89%) GDPR
3 104 (43.15%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.49%) COBIT
5 4 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.24%) SLA
7 2 (0.83%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.83%) MiFID
8 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 109 (45.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (19.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.24%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (53.94%) Microsoft
2 118 (48.96%) VMware
3 111 (46.06%) Cisco
4 20 (8.30%) Citrix
5 13 (5.39%) IBM
6 12 (4.98%) Cognos
7 3 (1.24%) Apple
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Actian
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe
9 1 (0.41%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.41%) EMC
9 1 (0.41%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.41%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee
9 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.41%) Splunk
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec
9 1 (0.41%) Veeam