Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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

Analyst
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 32 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 57 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.54% 6.97% 10.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.78% 7.06% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 35
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,500 £20,850
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £41,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 529 411 449
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 98.80% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 367 303 293
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,960
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +0.97%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Northern Ireland

Analyst
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
County Antrim +18 54 £35,000 +7.69% 12
County Armagh - 1 £22,500 -
County Londonderry - 1 - -
County Down - 1 £30,000 - 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) Oracle
4 13 (22.81%) Project Management
5 12 (21.05%) ITIL
5 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (19.30%) Windows
6 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (15.79%) AWS
8 9 (15.79%) UML
8 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 8 (14.04%) Firewall
9 8 (14.04%) Information Security
9 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.04%) Retail
9 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.04%) Use Case
9 8 (14.04%) Network Security
10 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.53%) Cisco
11 6 (10.53%) Degree
11 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
12 5 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (8.77%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.77%) Service Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (5.26%) IIS
1 3 (5.26%) JBoss
1 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
1 8 (14.04%) Network Security
2 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) LAN
3 5 (8.77%) WAN
4 4 (7.02%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (5.26%) MPLS
5 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 3 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) IDA Disassembler
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.75%) TestRail
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Finance
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) JMS
2 1 (1.75%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Smart Energy
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) AIX
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.79%) UML
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.04%) Information Security
5 8 (14.04%) Use Case
6 6 (10.53%) Analytics
6 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Service Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C
2 5 (8.77%) C++
2 5 (8.77%) PHP
2 5 (8.77%) Python
3 3 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) XPath
5 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) CCNA
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CCSA
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) EnCase
1 2 (3.51%) FTK
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.75%) Avature
7 1 (1.75%) BT
7 1 (1.75%) Capita
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.75%) PayPal
7 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.75%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Workday