Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 15 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 32 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 43 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.21% 8.77% 8.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 9.13% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 25
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.17% -33.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £46,250
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 579 460 305
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.03% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 346 302 230
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,300 £26,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 December 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 December 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 0 42 £40,000 +14.29% 4
County Armagh +7 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security
3 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (27.91%) Cyberattack
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (23.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
6 8 (18.60%) Analytics
6 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
6 8 (18.60%) VPN
6 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (18.60%) Law
7 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
7 7 (16.28%) Security Management
7 7 (16.28%) Online Security
7 7 (16.28%) Service Management
7 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
7 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
7 7 (16.28%) Intranet
7 7 (16.28%) Internet
7 7 (16.28%) Reuters
7 7 (16.28%) Bloomberg
7 7 (16.28%) Remedy
7 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
7 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco

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 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) Internet
2 7 (16.28%) Intranet
2 7 (16.28%) LAN
2 7 (16.28%) Network Security
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) Power BI
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Appium
1 4 (9.30%) JUnit
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
1 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
1 4 (9.30%) TestNG
1 4 (9.30%) WATIR
1 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Law
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Kafka
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Cyberattack
2 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Fintech
4 2 (4.65%) Robotics
5 1 (2.33%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Information Security
2 8 (18.60%) Analytics
2 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (16.28%) Email Filtering
3 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL V3
3 7 (16.28%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (16.28%) Online Security
3 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
3 7 (16.28%) Security Management
3 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
3 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 7 (16.28%) Web Filtering
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) ETL
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) MCDST
1 7 (16.28%) MCITP
1 7 (16.28%) MCP
1 7 (16.28%) MCSA
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) GDPR
2 7 (16.28%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) GPG13
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (16.28%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Apple
2 7 (16.28%) Bloomberg
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Dell
2 7 (16.28%) HP
2 7 (16.28%) Remedy
2 7 (16.28%) Reuters
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) VMware