Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £26,750 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 38 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.62% 10.90% 11.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.74% 11.45% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 33
Northern Ireland median annual salary £26,750 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.74% -3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £48,500
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 390 393 274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.73% 95.16% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 267 317 213
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 August 2018.

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 August 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
County Antrim -2 34 £22,750 -32.59% 8
County Tyrone +5 4 £28,000 -13.85%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) ITIL
4 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
4 14 (36.84%) VPN
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (31.58%) ITIL V3
6 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) HP
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
6 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
7 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.95%) Dell
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (28.95%) Apple
7 11 (28.95%) MCP
7 11 (28.95%) MCSA
7 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
7 11 (28.95%) Reuters
7 11 (28.95%) Bloomberg
7 11 (28.95%) Remedy
7 11 (28.95%) Blackberry

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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (28.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) VPN
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) Network Security
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) Intranet
5 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.95%) Blackberry
3 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (13.16%) Cyberattack
5 5 (13.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (7.89%) CESG
6 3 (7.89%) NHS
7 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.63%) FMCG
8 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
2 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL V3
3 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) ERP
5 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.16%) Email Filtering
6 5 (13.16%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (13.16%) Online Security
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) Security Management
6 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
6 5 (13.16%) Web Filtering
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) MCDST
1 11 (28.95%) MCITP
1 11 (28.95%) MCP
1 11 (28.95%) MCSA
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HNC
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) GPG13
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (28.95%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 12 (31.58%) HP
4 11 (28.95%) Apple
4 11 (28.95%) Bloomberg
4 11 (28.95%) Dell
4 11 (28.95%) Remedy
4 11 (28.95%) Reuters
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) VMware