Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 314 280
Rank change year-on-year +20 -34 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 70 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.46% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 62
North West median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -17.11% +7.80%
10th Percentile £28,500 £17,300 £26,450
90th Percentile £52,700 £49,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 12,058 12,707 11,286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 96.83% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,825 10,443 9,505
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%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Technical Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the North West.

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cheshire +3 33 £37,500 +19.05% 4
Manchester +22 30 £39,000 +27.87% 14
Merseyside +9 4 £41,500 +48.21%
Lancashire +1 3 £16,000 -28.89% 1
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.57%) Firewall
4 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
5 18 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (25.71%) Office 365
6 17 (24.29%) Time Management
7 16 (22.86%) Process Improvement
7 16 (22.86%) Business Continuity
7 16 (22.86%) VPN
8 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.00%) Linux
9 14 (20.00%) Change Management
10 13 (18.57%) Project Management
10 13 (18.57%) ITIL
11 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2
11 12 (17.14%) Finance
12 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
12 11 (15.71%) Project Planning
13 10 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.86%) Banking
15 8 (11.43%) JSON
15 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.43%) VMware
15 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
15 8 (11.43%) XML
15 8 (11.43%) SDLC
15 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving

Technical 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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) Firewall
2 16 (22.86%) VPN
3 7 (10.00%) Internet
3 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) Broadband
5 3 (4.29%) HTTP
5 3 (4.29%) VLAN
6 2 (2.86%) ADSL
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) SAN
6 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) MySQL
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) Power BI
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.86%) TestRail
3 1 (1.43%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) JSON
1 8 (11.43%) XML
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (7.14%) SOAP
4 4 (5.71%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) MDX
6 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.43%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Fintech
4 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.43%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.43%) Contactless
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Android
3 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) AIX
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (24.29%) Time Management
3 16 (22.86%) Business Continuity
3 16 (22.86%) Process Improvement
4 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.00%) Change Management
6 13 (18.57%) ITIL
6 13 (18.57%) Project Management
7 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
8 11 (15.71%) Project Planning
9 10 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
10 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.43%) SDLC
10 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.00%) User Stories
12 6 (8.57%) Decision-Making
12 6 (8.57%) Scrum
12 6 (8.57%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C#
2 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.29%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) COBOL
5 1 (1.43%) JCL
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) REXX
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) PSD2
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) GDPR
4 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.43%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) Google
3 3 (4.29%) Remedy
3 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) BT
5 1 (1.43%) Capita
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) Syncsort
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau
5 1 (1.43%) Teradata