Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 221 186
Rank change year-on-year +3 -35 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 154 146 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.18% 1.18% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.22% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123 132 166
North West median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.51% +23.91%
10th Percentile £21,050 £19,000 £17,375
90th Percentile £51,250 £42,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £33,000 £34,359 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.96% +5.72% -

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 12595 11949 12210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.89% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10109 10062 10124
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +8 80 £26,500 -4.50% 10
Cheshire -25 39 £35,000 - 7
Lancashire +11 18 £30,000 +18.91% 1
Merseyside +23 13 £32,250 +69.74% 2
Cumbria -2 4 £33,250 +15.65%
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (32.47%) Active Directory
2 44 (28.57%) ITIL
3 41 (26.62%) Windows
4 39 (25.32%) Business Analysis
5 29 (18.83%) Finance
6 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (18.18%) Degree
7 24 (15.58%) VMware
8 23 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
9 21 (13.64%) Project Management
10 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (11.04%) WAN
11 17 (11.04%) Hyper-V
11 17 (11.04%) Retail
11 17 (11.04%) Windows Server
12 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (10.39%) SCCM
12 16 (10.39%) MCP
12 16 (10.39%) CRM
13 15 (9.74%) Citrix
14 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (9.09%) Process Management
14 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
15 13 (8.44%) Office 365
15 13 (8.44%) Firewall
15 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
15 13 (8.44%) LAN
15 13 (8.44%) SQL
15 13 (8.44%) Requirements Engineering

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 10 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Office 365
2 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) WAN
2 13 (8.44%) Firewall
2 13 (8.44%) LAN
3 10 (6.49%) DHCP
3 10 (6.49%) DNS
4 9 (5.84%) SAN
4 9 (5.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.90%) Wireless
6 3 (1.95%) NAS
6 3 (1.95%) Network Security
6 3 (1.95%) VPN
7 2 (1.30%) IMAP
7 2 (1.30%) Internet
7 2 (1.30%) Skype
7 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.65%) SMS
8 1 (0.65%) VoIP
8 1 (0.65%) WebEx
8 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 17 (11.04%) Retail
3 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.19%) Legal
6 7 (4.55%) Banking
7 4 (2.60%) Advertising
8 3 (1.95%) Marketing
9 2 (1.30%) Electronics
9 2 (1.30%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) ODBC
2 2 (1.30%) CSS
2 2 (1.30%) HTML
2 2 (1.30%) Middleware
2 2 (1.30%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.60%) User Experience
4 3 (1.95%) iPad
4 3 (1.95%) Replication
4 3 (1.95%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.30%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.62%) Windows
2 17 (11.04%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.84%) Windows 8
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) Android
7 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.65%) Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.57%) ITIL
2 39 (25.32%) Business Analysis
3 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (13.64%) Project Management
6 16 (10.39%) CRM
7 14 (9.09%) Process Management
8 13 (8.44%) Requirements Engineering
9 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.79%) ERP
9 12 (7.79%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.14%) Information Security
10 11 (7.14%) Service Management
11 10 (6.49%) Business Process Modelling
11 10 (6.49%) Change Management
11 10 (6.49%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.49%) SDLC
12 9 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (5.84%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.84%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) SQL
2 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.25%) Python
4 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (18.18%) Degree
2 16 (10.39%) MCP
3 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.79%) MCSA
5 11 (7.14%) MCSE
6 10 (6.49%) A+ Certification
6 10 (6.49%) CCNA
6 10 (6.49%) CCNP
6 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.90%) CISSP
9 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.95%) CISM
10 3 (1.95%) CRISC
10 3 (1.95%) GCIH
10 3 (1.95%) GIAC
11 2 (1.30%) CISA
12 1 (0.65%) ISEB
12 1 (0.65%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) GDPR
2 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.60%) PMO
3 3 (1.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 50 (32.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.04%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.25%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (15.58%) VMware
2 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.74%) Citrix
4 12 (7.79%) Cisco
5 5 (3.25%) iManage
6 3 (1.95%) IBM
6 3 (1.95%) Infor
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle
7 2 (1.30%) Veeam
8 1 (0.65%) Avaya
8 1 (0.65%) Canon
8 1 (0.65%) Capita
8 1 (0.65%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) Facebook
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.65%) NICE Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Wyse