Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Analyst was £35,600 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 246 233
Rank change year-on-year +86 -13 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Analyst 246 136 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.06% 1.03% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.07% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 192 121 118
North West median annual salary £35,600 £30,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% +6.19% -12.40%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £18,925
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% -

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 11,568 12,720 11,569
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.69% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,377 10,240 9,781
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +71 134 £45,000 +87.50% 7
Cheshire +31 60 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Merseyside +21 26 £37,850 -5.38% 3
Lancashire +17 19 £25,750 -37.20% 1
Cumbria +11 6 £25,000 -24.81%
IT Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 129 (52.44%) Windows
2 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 82 (33.33%) Finance
4 79 (32.11%) VMware
4 79 (32.11%) Active Directory
4 79 (32.11%) SQL
5 70 (28.46%) Cisco
6 62 (25.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 60 (24.39%) Management Information System
8 58 (23.58%) Business Continuity
9 57 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (22.36%) Information Security
11 54 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 51 (20.73%) Network Security
12 51 (20.73%) SIEM
13 50 (20.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 50 (20.33%) Legal
14 49 (19.92%) CISSP
14 49 (19.92%) PCI DSS
15 48 (19.51%) Linux
15 48 (19.51%) CREST Certified
15 48 (19.51%) SANS
15 48 (19.51%) GDPR
15 48 (19.51%) Scenario Testing
16 47 (19.11%) Vulnerability Management
16 47 (19.11%) Wi-Fi
16 47 (19.11%) Penetration Testing
16 47 (19.11%) Data Protection
16 47 (19.11%) Web Development
17 46 (18.70%) ITIL

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 15 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.88%) Alfresco
2 12 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (20.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (14.23%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.63%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.41%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.41%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.41%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.41%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.89%) Office 365
2 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.03%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Asana
4 1 (0.41%) G Suite
4 1 (0.41%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.73%) Network Security
2 47 (19.11%) Wi-Fi
3 30 (12.20%) Firewall
4 15 (6.10%) LAN
4 15 (6.10%) WAN
5 12 (4.88%) SAN
5 12 (4.88%) VPN
6 10 (4.07%) VoIP
7 7 (2.85%) DNS
7 7 (2.85%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.44%) DHCP
9 4 (1.63%) 802.11
9 4 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.63%) IPsec
9 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.63%) MPLS
9 4 (1.63%) SNMP
9 4 (1.63%) SSL
9 4 (1.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.81%) Power BI
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Redmine
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (33.33%) Finance
2 50 (20.33%) Legal
3 19 (7.72%) Retail
4 17 (6.91%) Banking
5 15 (6.10%) Law
5 15 (6.10%) Marketing
6 14 (5.69%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.63%) Games
8 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.81%) Middleware
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.41%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 46 (18.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.25%) User Experience
6 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.63%) FMCG
6 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 129 (52.44%) Windows
2 48 (19.51%) Linux
3 31 (12.60%) Windows 7
4 28 (11.38%) Windows 10
5 27 (10.98%) Windows Server
6 17 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.85%) Unix
9 3 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.22%) OS/400
9 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 58 (23.58%) Business Continuity
3 55 (22.36%) Information Security
4 51 (20.73%) SIEM
5 48 (19.51%) Scenario Testing
6 47 (19.11%) Data Protection
6 47 (19.11%) Penetration Testing
6 47 (19.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 47 (19.11%) Web Development
7 46 (18.70%) ITIL
8 45 (18.29%) Due Diligence
8 45 (18.29%) Mentoring
8 45 (18.29%) Risk Analysis
8 45 (18.29%) Threat Analysis
9 39 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (13.01%) Project Management
12 27 (10.98%) IT Strategy
13 22 (8.94%) Business Analysis
13 22 (8.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (32.11%) SQL
2 4 (1.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (19.92%) CISSP
2 48 (19.51%) CREST Certified
2 48 (19.51%) SANS
3 17 (6.91%) Degree
4 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.88%) MCP
5 12 (4.88%) MCSA
6 6 (2.44%) ISEB
7 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.22%) CCNA
7 3 (1.22%) CCNP
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.22%) MCSE
8 2 (0.81%) HNC
9 1 (0.41%) CISM
9 1 (0.41%) GIAC
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (19.92%) PCI DSS
3 48 (19.51%) GDPR
4 9 (3.66%) SLA
5 7 (2.85%) PMO
6 5 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.63%) QA
8 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 79 (32.11%) Active Directory
2 57 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.44%) XenApp
5 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.69%) SCCM
2 3 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
2 79 (32.11%) VMware
3 70 (28.46%) Cisco
4 29 (11.79%) Citrix
5 11 (4.47%) IBM
6 6 (2.44%) Oracle
7 5 (2.03%) Avaya
7 5 (2.03%) Cognos
8 4 (1.63%) Juniper
8 4 (1.63%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (1.63%) Sage
9 3 (1.22%) SAP
9 3 (1.22%) Tableau
9 3 (1.22%) Veeam
10 2 (0.81%) HP
10 2 (0.81%) Sophos
10 2 (0.81%) Symantec
11 1 (0.41%) Epicor
11 1 (0.41%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds