Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 223 191
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 189 154 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.17% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.21% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 147 141 139
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% -9.77%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

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 12,164 12,740 11,244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.84% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,883 10,468 9,475
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +35 84 £34,500 +9.52% 15
Cheshire +11 58 £35,000 -6.67% 8
Merseyside +11 28 £40,000 +12.68%
Lancashire +5 14 £25,750 +3.00% 2
Cumbria - 3 £25,000 - 1
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 71 (37.57%) Windows
2 67 (35.45%) Active Directory
3 48 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 45 (23.81%) ITIL
5 38 (20.11%) SQL
5 38 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (17.99%) Finance
7 33 (17.46%) VMware
7 33 (17.46%) Office 365
8 30 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (15.34%) Project Management
10 27 (14.29%) Firewall
10 27 (14.29%) Cisco
10 27 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 25 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (12.70%) Citrix
13 23 (12.17%) Windows 7
14 22 (11.64%) Hyper-V
15 21 (11.11%) Banking
15 21 (11.11%) PRINCE2
15 21 (11.11%) Windows Server
16 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (10.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (8.99%) Management Information System
17 17 (8.99%) Service Management
17 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
17 17 (8.99%) Windows 10
18 16 (8.47%) Change Management
18 16 (8.47%) Information Security
19 15 (7.94%) Scrum

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 11 (5.82%) Alfresco
1 11 (5.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.65%) IIS
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.53%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.53%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.53%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.53%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.53%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.46%) Office 365
2 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.12%) IaaS
4 3 (1.59%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Asana
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) G Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.29%) Firewall
2 10 (5.29%) VPN
3 9 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.70%) Network Security
5 6 (3.17%) DNS
5 6 (3.17%) LAN
5 6 (3.17%) WAN
6 5 (2.65%) DHCP
6 5 (2.65%) SAN
6 5 (2.65%) VoIP
6 5 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.12%) Wireless
8 2 (1.06%) 802.11
8 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.06%) HTTP
8 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.06%) IPsec
8 2 (1.06%) MPLS
8 2 (1.06%) SNMP
8 2 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Redmine
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (17.99%) Finance
2 21 (11.11%) Banking
3 14 (7.41%) Marketing
4 13 (6.88%) Retail
5 12 (6.35%) Law
5 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.76%) Legal
7 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.59%) Games
8 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.06%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.06%) REST
1 2 (1.06%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.53%) JTS
2 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.23%) User Experience
4 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.12%) FMCG
6 4 (2.12%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.53%) LIMS
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.57%) Windows
2 23 (12.17%) Windows 7
3 21 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.99%) Windows 10
5 15 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.23%) Unix
6 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.17%) Linux
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.81%) ITIL
2 38 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (15.34%) Project Management
5 27 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 21 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (8.99%) Service Management
9 16 (8.47%) Change Management
9 16 (8.47%) Information Security
10 15 (7.94%) Scrum
11 14 (7.41%) Business Continuity
12 12 (6.35%) ITIL V3
12 12 (6.35%) ITSM
12 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.35%) Use Case
13 11 (5.82%) CRM
13 11 (5.82%) ERP
13 11 (5.82%) SIEM
14 10 (5.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.11%) SQL
2 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
2 3 (1.59%) VBA
3 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.41%) MCP
2 14 (7.41%) MCSA
3 12 (6.35%) Degree
4 11 (5.82%) ISEB
5 7 (3.70%) MCSE
6 6 (3.17%) CISSP
7 5 (2.65%) CREST Certified
7 5 (2.65%) SANS
8 4 (2.12%) CCNA
8 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.59%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.59%) CCNP
9 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.59%) SSCP
10 2 (1.06%) HNC
10 2 (1.06%) HND
10 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.53%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) SLA
2 9 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.70%) GDPR
3 7 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.17%) PMO
5 4 (2.12%) QA
6 2 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.06%) MiFID
7 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (35.45%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.64%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.41%) SCCM
2 3 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.46%) VMware
3 27 (14.29%) Cisco
4 24 (12.70%) Citrix
5 8 (4.23%) Oracle
6 7 (3.70%) IBM
7 5 (2.65%) Avaya
7 5 (2.65%) HP
8 4 (2.12%) Cognos
8 4 (2.12%) Sage
9 2 (1.06%) Juniper
9 2 (1.06%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
9 2 (1.06%) Sophos
9 2 (1.06%) Symantec
9 2 (1.06%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) Aareon
10 1 (0.53%) Castleton
10 1 (0.53%) Civica
10 1 (0.53%) Northgate