Period
to 13 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,488 3,378 3,706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.13% 12.60% 11.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.64% 13.07% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 2,739 3,190
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,800 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 12,783 25,841 30,078
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.37% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,404 21,099 25,059
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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
Hampshire +8 398 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Thames Valley -19 370 £47,500 +11.76% 24
Surrey 0 267 £42,000 +5.00% 4
East Sussex +8 196 £42,500 +9.68% 5
Berkshire -21 180 £47,500 +5.56% 5
West Sussex -5 174 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 136 £50,000 +28.21% 13
Kent +6 64 £37,500 +33.93% 5
Oxfordshire -23 55 £45,000 +21.62% 6
Middlesex 0 8 £55,000 -
Sussex -1 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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.

1 398 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (25.34%) SQL
3 291 (19.56%) Finance
4 239 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
5 228 (15.32%) Windows
6 222 (14.92%) Microsoft
7 209 (14.05%) Test Automation
8 203 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 189 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
10 184 (12.37%) Degree
11 141 (9.48%) Business Analysis
12 135 (9.07%) C#
13 131 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
14 130 (8.74%) .NET
14 130 (8.74%) Security Cleared
15 128 (8.60%) Selenium
15 128 (8.60%) Data Analysis
16 125 (8.40%) Oracle
17 121 (8.13%) QA
18 119 (8.00%) Active Directory
19 118 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
20 117 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
20 117 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
21 110 (7.39%) JIRA
22 108 (7.26%) Analytics
22 108 (7.26%) Office 365
23 106 (7.12%) Manual Testing
24 100 (6.72%) Power Platform
25 99 (6.65%) Power BI
25 99 (6.65%) SC Cleared

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 56 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.63%) Confluence
3 22 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.08%) Apache
5 15 (1.01%) SAS
5 15 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.87%) IIS
7 11 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.34%) CICS
10 4 (0.27%) CMS
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Camunda
11 3 (0.20%) JBoss
11 3 (0.20%) nginx
11 3 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.20%) WildFly
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 118 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.74%) SPSS
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.13%) MadCap Flare
8 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.067%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.81%) SAP SD
6 11 (0.74%) Maximo
7 10 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.67%) SAP MM
8 9 (0.60%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
9 8 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.54%) SAP HR
10 7 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.47%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.47%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 108 (7.26%) Office 365
2 100 (6.72%) Power Platform
3 85 (5.71%) Azure
4 62 (4.17%) SaaS
5 51 (3.43%) AWS
6 16 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.67%) PaaS
8 7 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (0.40%) PowerApps
9 6 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.34%) IaaS
11 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.20%) GitHub
12 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.20%) Serverless
12 3 (0.20%) Smartsheet
13 2 (0.13%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.10%) Firewall
2 58 (3.90%) Skype
3 27 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.34%) DNS
5 18 (1.21%) WAN
6 16 (1.08%) LAN
7 14 (0.94%) VPN
8 12 (0.81%) Internet
9 11 (0.74%) HTTP
9 11 (0.74%) Network Security
9 11 (0.74%) Wireshark
10 10 (0.67%) DHCP
10 10 (0.67%) VLAN
11 9 (0.60%) MPLS
11 9 (0.60%) SAN
12 8 (0.54%) Wireless
13 7 (0.47%) SMTP
13 7 (0.47%) SSL
13 7 (0.47%) VPLS
13 7 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.65%) Power BI
3 61 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 40 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (2.15%) Big Data
8 27 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.21%) Data Lake
11 15 (1.01%) MySQL
12 13 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.87%) QlikView
13 12 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (0.74%) DB2
14 11 (0.74%) MongoDB
14 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (8.60%) Selenium
2 110 (7.39%) JIRA
3 77 (5.17%) WebDriver
4 50 (3.36%) Visual Studio
5 41 (2.76%) SpecFlow
6 35 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 27 (1.81%) Git (software)
8 20 (1.34%) Postman
9 18 (1.21%) SoapUI
10 15 (1.01%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.87%) JMeter
12 12 (0.81%) Subversion
13 9 (0.60%) Gatling
13 9 (0.60%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.60%) Maven
13 9 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.47%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.40%) TestRail
15 6 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.40%) WATIR
General
1 291 (19.56%) Finance
2 70 (4.70%) Retail
3 41 (2.76%) Marketing
4 38 (2.55%) Legal
5 35 (2.35%) Law
6 30 (2.02%) Back Office
7 26 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.14%) Banking
10 16 (1.08%) Military
11 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.81%) Advertising
13 10 (0.67%) Public Sector
14 8 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.47%) French Language
15 7 (0.47%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.40%) Games
16 6 (0.40%) Local Government
17 3 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (8.74%) .NET
2 46 (3.09%) Web Services
3 38 (2.55%) HTML
4 28 (1.88%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.61%) CSS
6 23 (1.55%) XML
7 20 (1.34%) React
8 16 (1.08%) Kafka
9 15 (1.01%) .NET Framework
10 14 (0.94%) SOAP
11 12 (0.81%) JSON
12 9 (0.60%) RESTful
13 7 (0.47%) Apache POI
13 7 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (0.47%) EDI
13 7 (0.47%) JPA
13 7 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.47%) Spring
13 7 (0.47%) Spring Boot
13 7 (0.47%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 239 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 14 (0.94%) User Experience
8 12 (0.81%) EPoS
8 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 11 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 10 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.67%) Data Centre
11 9 (0.60%) AS400
11 9 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (0.54%) iPad
12 8 (0.54%) iSeries
13 7 (0.47%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 228 (15.32%) Windows
2 78 (5.24%) Windows 10
3 51 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 43 (2.89%) Linux
5 38 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 33 (2.22%) Unix
7 23 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (1.01%) AIX
10 13 (0.87%) Android
11 12 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.13%) Debian
17 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
18 1 (0.067%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (14.05%) Test Automation
3 189 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
4 141 (9.48%) Business Analysis
5 131 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
6 128 (8.60%) Data Analysis
7 117 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (7.26%) Analytics
9 106 (7.12%) Manual Testing
10 96 (6.45%) ITIL
11 91 (6.12%) Requirements Gathering
12 90 (6.05%) Scrum
13 84 (5.65%) SDLC
14 83 (5.58%) Project Management
15 80 (5.38%) ETL
16 76 (5.11%) Information Security
16 76 (5.11%) Project Delivery
17 75 (5.04%) Visualisation
18 74 (4.97%) Security Operations
19 72 (4.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 377 (25.34%) SQL
2 135 (9.07%) C#
3 87 (5.85%) Python
4 74 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 71 (4.77%) Java
6 39 (2.62%) PL/SQL
7 34 (2.28%) PowerShell
8 30 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.75%) R
10 24 (1.61%) VB
11 19 (1.28%) VBA
12 17 (1.14%) VB6
13 16 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (0.87%) Ruby
15 12 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.81%) C
15 12 (0.81%) C++
16 10 (0.67%) PHP
17 9 (0.60%) COBOL
18 8 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 184 (12.37%) Degree
2 130 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 99 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 69 (4.64%) ISEB
5 59 (3.97%) ISTQB
6 31 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.81%) CISSP
8 26 (1.75%) MCSE
9 21 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.87%) CEH
12 13 (0.87%) CISA
13 12 (0.81%) CCNA
13 12 (0.81%) CCNP
14 10 (0.67%) MCITP
15 8 (0.54%) CISM
15 8 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (8.13%) QA
2 50 (3.36%) SLA
3 47 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (2.22%) PMO
5 25 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 23 (1.55%) GDPR
7 19 (1.28%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.54%) GAAP
8 8 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.40%) NIST
10 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.067%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.067%) MiFID
13 1 (0.067%) P3O
System Software
1 119 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.94%) Docker
5 12 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 9 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.60%) vSphere
7 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.20%) HDFS
10 2 (0.13%) ACF2
10 2 (0.13%) Postfix
10 2 (0.13%) RACF
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.067%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.067%) XenApp
11 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (1.81%) QRadar
2 18 (1.21%) SCCM
3 13 (0.87%) Tivoli
4 12 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.74%) HP ALM
5 11 (0.74%) Nessus
6 8 (0.54%) Ansible
7 7 (0.47%) Nagios
8 6 (0.40%) Puppet
8 6 (0.40%) Salt
9 5 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.34%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.20%) Control-M
10 3 (0.20%) IBM Guardium
10 3 (0.20%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 222 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 125 (8.40%) Oracle
3 62 (4.17%) Tableau
4 61 (4.10%) VMware
5 55 (3.70%) SAP
6 37 (2.49%) Splunk
7 35 (2.35%) Citrix
8 33 (2.22%) Cisco
9 30 (2.02%) ArcSight
9 30 (2.02%) LogRhythm
10 25 (1.68%) HP
11 18 (1.21%) Blue Prism
12 17 (1.14%) Alteryx
12 17 (1.14%) IBM
12 17 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.14%) UiPath
13 16 (1.08%) Automation Anywhere
13 16 (1.08%) Cadence
13 16 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 16 (1.08%) Teradata