Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 174 214
Rank change year-on-year -48 +40 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 71 174 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 1.73% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.79% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 143 126
Median annual salary £29,088 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.36% +24.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £18,750 £22,500 £22,875
90th Percentile £50,700 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £34,000 £34,643 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.86% +6.59% -

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 7,773 9,730 12,520
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 96.53% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,088 7,655 10,157
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -38 37 £29,088 -35.36% 3
Cheshire +6 13 £36,500 +20.66% 9
Merseyside -6 11 £19,000 -31.53% 2
Lancashire +16 10 £32,000 +16.36% 1
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.54%) ITIL
5 14 (19.72%) Windows 10
6 13 (18.31%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (16.90%) Degree
7 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (15.49%) Office 365
9 9 (12.68%) User Stories
9 9 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (12.68%) SQL
10 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (11.27%) Cognos
10 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.27%) CISSP
10 8 (11.27%) Project Management
10 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.86%) Azure
11 7 (9.86%) Security Operations
11 7 (9.86%) Marketing
11 7 (9.86%) Retail
11 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
11 7 (9.86%) Workflow
12 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
12 6 (8.45%) Aerospace
12 6 (8.45%) Information Security
12 6 (8.45%) IT Governance
12 6 (8.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence

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 (8.45%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.82%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (2.82%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.41%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Office 365
2 7 (9.86%) Azure
3 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.63%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) DNS
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
3 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (4.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Power BI
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
1 7 (9.86%) Marketing
1 7 (9.86%) Retail
2 6 (8.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Finance
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Fire and Rescue
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) German Language
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Life Science
3 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.82%) Social Media
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Unix
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (12.68%) User Stories
5 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.27%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) Security Operations
6 7 (9.86%) Workflow
7 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (8.45%) Decision-Making
7 6 (8.45%) Housing Management
7 6 (8.45%) Information Security
7 6 (8.45%) IT Governance
7 6 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Presales
7 6 (8.45%) PRINCE
7 6 (8.45%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (8.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 8 (11.27%) CISSP
3 6 (8.45%) CCNA
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.23%) HNC
5 3 (4.23%) HND
6 2 (2.82%) CISA
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.82%) PMP
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) CEH
7 1 (1.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) NIST
2 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Cognos
3 6 (8.45%) Apple
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix
3 6 (8.45%) IBM
4 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.82%) Intapp
5 2 (2.82%) McAfee
5 2 (2.82%) Qualys
5 2 (2.82%) Remedy
5 2 (2.82%) Wyse
6 1 (1.41%) Aderant
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) iManage
6 1 (1.41%) Instagram
6 1 (1.41%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.41%) Pinterest
6 1 (1.41%) VMware