Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,492 4,023 4,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.54% 12.96% 13.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.02% 13.40% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 3,372 4,165
South East median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 26,826 30,019 32,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.68% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,162 25,026 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley +2 1,360 £42,000 +9.80% 156
Surrey +2 747 £38,000 - 52
Berkshire 0 737 £45,000 +12.50% 80
Hampshire -4 681 £35,000 +5.26% 77
Buckinghamshire +3 419 £35,000 - 47
West Sussex +1 340 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Oxfordshire -8 202 £38,000 -10.59% 30
East Sussex -7 195 £40,000 - 16
Kent -4 122 £32,500 - 21
Middlesex -1 30 £57,750 +42.59%
Sussex +10 5 £45,000 -35.71%
M4 Corridor -2 3 - -
Home Counties +2 1 £65,000 +23.81%
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 816 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (22.62%) SQL
3 769 (22.02%) Windows
4 744 (21.31%) Microsoft
5 700 (20.05%) Finance
6 532 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
7 486 (13.92%) ITIL
8 468 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
9 459 (13.14%) Active Directory
10 417 (11.94%) Degree
11 366 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
12 333 (9.54%) Test Automation
13 331 (9.48%) Business Analysis
14 330 (9.45%) SQL Server
15 316 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
16 311 (8.91%) Oracle
17 304 (8.71%) QA
18 280 (8.02%) Waterfall
19 274 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 265 (7.59%) Office 365
21 258 (7.39%) Scrum
22 252 (7.22%) C#
23 241 (6.90%) Project Management
24 238 (6.82%) Information Security
25 234 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
26 231 (6.62%) Linux
27 229 (6.56%) SLA
28 226 (6.47%) Windows Server
29 224 (6.41%) .NET
30 221 (6.33%) SAP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 111 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 62 (1.78%) IIS
3 61 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 58 (1.66%) Confluence
5 36 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 26 (0.74%) SAS
7 21 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (0.52%) Apache
9 18 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.46%) MQSeries
11 14 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.26%) CMS
14 8 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.17%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 366 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 316 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 72 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 65 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.11%) SPSS
9 3 (0.086%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.83%) SAP CO
4 29 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 29 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 21 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
7 19 (0.54%) SAP HR
8 17 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
9 16 (0.46%) SAP SD
10 15 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
10 15 (0.43%) SAP HCM
11 14 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
12 12 (0.34%) Workday HCM
13 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
13 11 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
13 11 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 265 (7.59%) Office 365
2 146 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (1.63%) SaaS
5 28 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
6 26 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 25 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.57%) IaaS
9 16 (0.46%) PaaS
10 12 (0.34%) Akamai
10 12 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.26%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.20%) AdWords
13 5 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
14 4 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.11%) G Suite
15 3 (0.086%) GitHub
15 3 (0.086%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.24%) Firewall
2 126 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 106 (3.04%) LAN
4 99 (2.84%) WAN
5 74 (2.12%) VoIP
6 72 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
7 64 (1.83%) DNS
8 53 (1.52%) DHCP
9 51 (1.46%) Network Security
10 40 (1.15%) Internet
11 38 (1.09%) SAN
12 37 (1.06%) WLAN
13 34 (0.97%) Wireless
14 31 (0.89%) VPN
15 17 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (0.49%) VLAN
16 15 (0.43%) Intranet
17 14 (0.40%) Broadband
17 14 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 112 (3.21%) Power BI
3 108 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 95 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 39 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
8 34 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (0.95%) MySQL
10 32 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
11 29 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
12 28 (0.80%) Big Data
12 28 (0.80%) QlikView
13 26 (0.74%) SAP BW
14 23 (0.66%) Data Mining
14 23 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 147 (4.21%) JIRA
2 144 (4.12%) Selenium
3 68 (1.95%) WebDriver
4 59 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 51 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 44 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (1.12%) HP UFT
8 32 (0.92%) Visual Studio
9 31 (0.89%) Jenkins
9 31 (0.89%) SpecFlow
10 25 (0.72%) Git (software)
11 23 (0.66%) LoadRunner
11 23 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (0.54%) Maven
13 17 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (0.37%) JUnit
14 13 (0.37%) WATIR
15 11 (0.32%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.32%) JMeter
16 10 (0.29%) TestRail
General
1 700 (20.05%) Finance
2 168 (4.81%) Retail
3 126 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 114 (3.26%) Marketing
5 87 (2.49%) Legal
6 72 (2.06%) Advertising
7 68 (1.95%) Banking
7 68 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.06%) Back Office
9 33 (0.95%) Billing
10 26 (0.74%) Law
11 23 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (0.57%) French Language
13 19 (0.54%) Electronics
14 18 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 16 (0.46%) Automotive
15 16 (0.46%) German Language
16 14 (0.40%) Italian Language
17 12 (0.34%) Publishing
18 10 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (6.41%) .NET
2 106 (3.04%) HTML
3 96 (2.75%) XML
4 71 (2.03%) Web Services
5 60 (1.72%) CSS
6 57 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 44 (1.26%) Gherkin
8 42 (1.20%) Middleware
9 29 (0.83%) JSON
10 28 (0.80%) REST
11 24 (0.69%) SOAP
12 22 (0.63%) .NET Framework
12 22 (0.63%) XSLT
13 20 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
14 14 (0.40%) MDX
15 13 (0.37%) EDI
16 12 (0.34%) LAMP
17 11 (0.32%) Spring
18 9 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
18 9 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 468 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 133 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
4 105 (3.01%) User Experience
5 68 (1.95%) Security Operations Centre
6 62 (1.78%) Fintech
7 57 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 42 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 37 (1.06%) FMCG
10 33 (0.95%) CMDB
10 33 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 29 (0.83%) EPoS
12 28 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 28 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (0.77%) Social Network
14 26 (0.74%) Driving Licence
15 24 (0.69%) Algorithms
16 23 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
17 20 (0.57%) Life Science
18 18 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 769 (22.02%) Windows
2 231 (6.62%) Linux
3 226 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 221 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 199 (5.70%) Windows 10
6 137 (3.92%) Unix
7 98 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (1.66%) Windows 8
10 37 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 31 (0.89%) Android
11 31 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 21 (0.60%) AIX
12 21 (0.60%) Windows 2000
13 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.40%) Solaris
15 10 (0.29%) CentOS
16 9 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
3 486 (13.92%) ITIL
4 333 (9.54%) Test Automation
5 331 (9.48%) Business Analysis
6 280 (8.02%) Waterfall
7 274 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 258 (7.39%) Scrum
9 241 (6.90%) Project Management
10 238 (6.82%) Information Security
11 234 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 220 (6.30%) SDLC
13 217 (6.21%) Analytics
14 190 (5.44%) Change Management
15 181 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 175 (5.01%) Incident Management
16 175 (5.01%) Service Management
17 167 (4.78%) User Stories
18 148 (4.24%) CRM
19 139 (3.98%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 790 (22.62%) SQL
2 252 (7.22%) C#
3 182 (5.21%) Java
4 140 (4.01%) JavaScript
5 98 (2.81%) Python
6 96 (2.75%) T-SQL
7 81 (2.32%) PL/SQL
8 61 (1.75%) C
9 52 (1.49%) C++
10 46 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 43 (1.23%) VBA
12 42 (1.20%) PHP
13 32 (0.92%) Ruby
14 29 (0.83%) ABAP
15 28 (0.80%) R
16 25 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 25 (0.72%) Perl
17 23 (0.66%) Shell Script
18 21 (0.60%) VB
19 16 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 417 (11.94%) Degree
2 169 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 160 (4.58%) ISEB
4 139 (3.98%) SC Cleared
5 124 (3.55%) CISSP
6 102 (2.92%) ISTQB
7 85 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (2.03%) CISM
9 59 (1.69%) CEH
9 59 (1.69%) SANS
10 51 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 48 (1.37%) A+ Certification
11 48 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
12 44 (1.26%) MCSE
13 37 (1.06%) CISA
13 37 (1.06%) SSCP
14 35 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (0.92%) CCNA
17 29 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (8.71%) QA
2 229 (6.56%) SLA
3 140 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (2.03%) GDPR
5 62 (1.78%) PMO
6 48 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 37 (1.06%) Data Quality
8 33 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.49%) COBIT
11 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.17%) GPG13
12 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.086%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.086%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.086%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.086%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.086%) P3O
13 3 (0.086%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.086%) PSD2
System Software
1 459 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 84 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.52%) vSphere
6 12 (0.34%) Docker
7 11 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.26%) XenApp
9 8 (0.23%) Firmware
9 8 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.20%) GPFS
10 7 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (0.17%) Snort
11 6 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.057%) KVM
12 2 (0.057%) NFS
12 2 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.029%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 53 (1.52%) SCCM
2 38 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (0.60%) Nessus
4 19 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (0.52%) Puppet
6 17 (0.49%) HP ALM
6 17 (0.49%) SCOM
7 16 (0.46%) WSUS
8 14 (0.40%) CSIRT
8 14 (0.40%) QRadar
9 12 (0.34%) Nexpose
9 12 (0.34%) OpenVAS
10 10 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.23%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.23%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.20%) Defensics
12 7 (0.20%) Nmap
13 5 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 744 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 311 (8.91%) Oracle
3 221 (6.33%) SAP
4 135 (3.87%) VMware
5 99 (2.84%) HP
6 89 (2.55%) Cisco
7 87 (2.49%) Citrix
8 64 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 54 (1.55%) Remedy
10 52 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 51 (1.46%) Tableau
12 48 (1.37%) IBM
13 39 (1.12%) Google
13 39 (1.12%) Informatica
14 29 (0.83%) SolarWinds
15 25 (0.72%) Apple
15 25 (0.72%) Splunk
16 24 (0.69%) Intel
16 24 (0.69%) Riverbed
16 24 (0.69%) Workday