Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £29,088 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 145 215
Rank change year-on-year -72 +70 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 81 232 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 2.25% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.33% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67 194 121
North West median annual salary £29,088 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.36% +32.35% +33.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,475 £22,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £31,500 £34,822 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.54% +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 8,072 9,973 12,414
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.59% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,376 8,095 10,012
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +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 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -60 47 £29,088 -35.36% 10
Cheshire -14 15 £27,000 +17.39% 5
Merseyside +2 12 £22,000 -24.14% 3
Lancashire 0 7 £32,000 -20.00% 7
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
3 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.75%) Windows 10
5 14 (17.28%) ITIL
5 14 (17.28%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (17.28%) Office 365
6 13 (16.05%) Degree
7 12 (14.81%) SQL
8 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (12.35%) Retail
8 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.11%) User Stories
9 9 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.11%) Apple
10 8 (9.88%) Project Management
10 8 (9.88%) Cognos
10 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
10 8 (9.88%) Manufacturing
10 8 (9.88%) Marketing
11 7 (8.64%) Workflow
11 7 (8.64%) Publishing
11 7 (8.64%) CISSP
11 7 (8.64%) DNS
12 6 (7.41%) IBM
12 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (7.41%) CCNA

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 6 (7.41%) Alfresco
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.47%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (2.47%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.23%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Office 365
2 5 (6.17%) Azure
2 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.94%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.70%) Asana
4 3 (3.70%) G Suite
5 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
4 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Power BI
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Redmine
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (12.35%) Retail
2 8 (9.88%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.88%) Marketing
3 7 (8.64%) Publishing
4 6 (7.41%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.94%) Finance
6 3 (3.70%) Legal
6 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.47%) Fire and Rescue
7 2 (2.47%) Law
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) JSON
2 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.70%) Life Science
3 3 (3.70%) NHS
3 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.47%) Social Media
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows 10
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.94%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.70%) Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (17.28%) ITIL
3 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.11%) User Stories
5 8 (9.88%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Workflow
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (7.41%) Decision-Making
7 6 (7.41%) Housing Management
7 6 (7.41%) Information Security
7 6 (7.41%) IT Governance
7 6 (7.41%) Presales
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (7.41%) Security Operations
7 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) CISSP
3 6 (7.41%) CCNA
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.94%) HND
6 3 (3.70%) CISA
6 3 (3.70%) HNC
7 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.47%) PMP
7 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) GIAC
8 1 (1.23%) GSEC
8 1 (1.23%) ISACA
8 1 (1.23%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.70%) NIST
1 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Apple
3 8 (9.88%) Cognos
4 6 (7.41%) IBM
5 5 (6.17%) Citrix
6 3 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (2.47%) Facebook
7 2 (2.47%) Instagram
7 2 (2.47%) Intapp
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 2 (2.47%) Wyse
8 1 (1.23%) Aderant
8 1 (1.23%) DocuSign
8 1 (1.23%) iManage
8 1 (1.23%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.23%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.23%) Pinterest
8 1 (1.23%) Twitter