Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 317 252
Rank change year-on-year +5 -65 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 56 41 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.33% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.34% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 91
North West median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -21.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,850 £28,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £43,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 12,547 11,995 10,954
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 96.77% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10,214 10,050 9,222
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -13 30 £37,500 +19.05% 2
Manchester -2 20 £42,500 +30.77% 7
Merseyside +20 5 £40,750 +45.54%
Lancashire 0 1 £16,000 -36.63% 1
Technical Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Finance
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Linux
5 11 (19.64%) VPN
5 11 (19.64%) Firewall
5 11 (19.64%) Business Analysis
6 10 (17.86%) Time Management
6 10 (17.86%) Process Improvement
6 10 (17.86%) Office 365
6 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
6 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.86%) Windows
7 9 (16.07%) VMware
7 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.29%) SDLC
8 8 (14.29%) User Stories
8 8 (14.29%) IIS
9 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.71%) Decision-Making
10 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Movex
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
1 11 (19.64%) VPN
2 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) Broadband
4 4 (7.14%) ADSL
4 4 (7.14%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) DB2
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) OLAP
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.57%) TestRail
3 1 (1.79%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) LAMP
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Contactless
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Online Games
3 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Unix
4 5 (8.93%) Android
4 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) Business Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
4 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (17.86%) Process Improvement
4 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.86%) Time Management
5 8 (14.29%) SDLC
5 8 (14.29%) User Stories
6 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.71%) Decision-Making
7 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.93%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ganglia
1 2 (3.57%) Netcool
1 2 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Sage
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Sophos
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata