Period
to 15 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

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
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,209 2,315 3,238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.67% 11.35% 12.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.23% 11.87% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1,857 2,627
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £51,250 £51,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,550 £59,200
England median annual salary £44,172 £42,500 £42,495
% change year-on-year +3.93% +0.01% +6.24%

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 11,817 19,503 25,779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 95.63% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,362 16,072 21,515
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,829 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 -10 365 £40,000 -11.11% 52
Hampshire -13 232 £40,000 -5.88% 28
West Sussex +2 217 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Surrey -11 181 £35,337 -11.66% 6
Berkshire -16 166 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Buckinghamshire +9 143 £42,500 -15.00% 20
East Sussex -11 95 £45,000 +13.92% 6
Kent -2 82 £37,500 - 16
Oxfordshire -11 57 £39,000 -9.30% 14
Middlesex 0 12 £55,000 -
Sussex -4 9 £40,000 -46.67%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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.

1 314 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 290 (23.99%) SQL
3 264 (21.84%) Finance
4 237 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
6 212 (17.54%) Windows
7 196 (16.21%) Problem-Solving
8 189 (15.63%) Microsoft 365
9 165 (13.65%) Azure
10 151 (12.49%) Business Intelligence
11 146 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
12 136 (11.25%) Active Directory
13 130 (10.75%) ITIL
14 128 (10.59%) SQL Server
14 128 (10.59%) Business Analysis
15 118 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
16 115 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 114 (9.43%) Degree
18 110 (9.10%) Power BI
18 110 (9.10%) Power Platform
19 101 (8.35%) Analytics
20 100 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
20 100 (8.27%) QA
21 93 (7.69%) Waterfall
21 93 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
22 91 (7.53%) Windows 10
22 91 (7.53%) Scrum
23 87 (7.20%) VMware
24 86 (7.11%) Test Automation
25 85 (7.03%) Oracle

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 66 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 58 (4.80%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.57%) Apache
4 15 (1.24%) SAS
5 14 (1.16%) Confluence
6 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.41%) GemFire
8 5 (0.41%) JBoss
9 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.25%) Appian
10 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.25%) WordPress
11 2 (0.17%) IIS
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.083%) Liferay
12 1 (0.083%) Tomcat
Applications
1 146 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (4.05%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.74%) InVision
6 9 (0.74%) Sketch
7 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.083%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 27 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
2 21 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
2 21 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
2 21 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.58%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.50%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 5 (0.41%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.33%) Epicor Tropos
12 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
12 4 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 189 (15.63%) Microsoft 365
2 165 (13.65%) Azure
3 110 (9.10%) Power Platform
4 54 (4.47%) SaaS
5 28 (2.32%) AWS
6 27 (2.23%) PaaS
7 19 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
8 17 (1.41%) GitHub
8 17 (1.41%) Google Analytics
9 16 (1.32%) IaaS
10 14 (1.16%) BPaaS
11 7 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (0.58%) PowerApps
12 6 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.50%) Power Automate
13 4 (0.33%) Google Drive
13 4 (0.33%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.54%) Firewall
2 41 (3.39%) Skype
3 32 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.82%) DNS
5 16 (1.32%) VPN
6 15 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (1.08%) DHCP
7 13 (1.08%) IP Telephony
7 13 (1.08%) LAN
7 13 (1.08%) WAAS
7 13 (1.08%) WAN
8 12 (0.99%) Network Security
9 9 (0.74%) Internet
9 9 (0.74%) Intranet
9 9 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.74%) Wireless
10 7 (0.58%) SAN
10 7 (0.58%) VoIP
11 6 (0.50%) FTP
11 6 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 110 (9.10%) Power BI
3 45 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (3.56%) Tableau
5 26 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (0.91%) Big Data
7 11 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.58%) Data Lake
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.50%) QlikView
9 6 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.33%) ActiveReports
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 67 (5.54%) Selenium
2 43 (3.56%) WebDriver
3 38 (3.14%) JIRA
4 23 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 11 (0.91%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 6 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.41%) Gradle
9 5 (0.41%) gulp
9 5 (0.41%) Protractor
9 5 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.33%) git-flow
11 3 (0.25%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.17%) Cypress.io
12 2 (0.17%) NUnit
12 2 (0.17%) TestComplete
General
1 264 (21.84%) Finance
2 47 (3.89%) Digital Economy
3 35 (2.89%) Legal
4 33 (2.73%) Advertising
4 33 (2.73%) Marketing
5 30 (2.48%) Law
5 30 (2.48%) Retail
6 28 (2.32%) Banking
7 27 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.24%) Games
9 14 (1.16%) French Language
9 14 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.66%) Back Office
11 7 (0.58%) Billing
11 7 (0.58%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) German Language
12 6 (0.50%) Public Sector
13 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.55%) .NET
2 36 (2.98%) HTML
3 31 (2.56%) Gherkin
4 17 (1.41%) CSS
5 14 (1.16%) REST
5 14 (1.16%) SOAP
6 12 (0.99%) Flask
6 12 (0.99%) ODBC
6 12 (0.99%) Twisted
6 12 (0.99%) WebSockets
7 9 (0.74%) Web Services
7 9 (0.74%) XML
8 7 (0.58%) EDI
9 6 (0.50%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.50%) Node.js
10 5 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.41%) Kafka
10 5 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (0.41%) Spring Boot
10 5 (0.41%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 218 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.65%) User Experience
4 22 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 22 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
10 11 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
10 11 (0.91%) LIMS
10 11 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.83%) Cyberattack
12 9 (0.74%) Smartphone
12 9 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.66%) CMDB
13 8 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 212 (17.54%) Windows
2 91 (7.53%) Windows 10
3 57 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.89%) Linux
5 24 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.99%) Android
10 11 (0.91%) Unix
11 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.17%) VMS
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (16.21%) Problem-Solving
3 151 (12.49%) Business Intelligence
4 130 (10.75%) ITIL
5 128 (10.59%) Business Analysis
6 115 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (8.35%) Analytics
8 100 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
9 93 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
9 93 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 91 (7.53%) Scrum
11 86 (7.11%) Test Automation
12 85 (7.03%) Information Security
13 73 (6.04%) Project Management
13 73 (6.04%) SDLC
14 72 (5.96%) User Stories
15 69 (5.71%) Migration
16 68 (5.62%) ERP
16 68 (5.62%) Project Delivery
17 65 (5.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 290 (23.99%) SQL
2 68 (5.62%) Python
3 50 (4.14%) C#
4 42 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.48%) PowerShell
5 30 (2.48%) TypeScript
6 25 (2.07%) Java
7 21 (1.74%) Bash Shell
8 20 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.08%) C
10 11 (0.91%) VB
11 10 (0.83%) Ruby
12 9 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.74%) VBA
13 8 (0.66%) PHP
13 8 (0.66%) VB6
14 6 (0.50%) R
15 5 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.41%) Go
15 5 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (9.43%) Degree
2 57 (4.71%) CISSP
3 54 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (4.38%) Security Cleared
5 46 (3.80%) MCSE
6 34 (2.81%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.73%) CISM
8 24 (1.99%) CRISC
9 23 (1.90%) ISEB
9 23 (1.90%) ISTQB
10 20 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
11 19 (1.57%) CISA
12 18 (1.49%) CEH
13 17 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (1.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 13 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.99%) CCNA
17 11 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
18 9 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.27%) QA
2 70 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (5.62%) GDPR
4 66 (5.46%) SLA
5 39 (3.23%) NIST
6 24 (1.99%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.65%) PMO
8 16 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (1.16%) ITGC
10 13 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 13 (1.08%) HIPAA
11 11 (0.91%) GRC
12 7 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.33%) COBIT
14 4 (0.33%) GAMP
15 2 (0.17%) COSO
15 2 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 136 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.50%) XenApp
6 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.41%) vSphere
7 3 (0.25%) Docker
7 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.83%) SCCM
3 9 (0.74%) HP ALM
4 7 (0.58%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 7 (0.58%) Grafana
5 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.41%) Ansible
6 5 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 5 (0.41%) Kibana
6 5 (0.41%) Nessus
6 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.33%) Terraform
7 4 (0.33%) WSUS
8 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.17%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.17%) Packer
9 2 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 314 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 87 (7.20%) VMware
3 85 (7.03%) Oracle
4 58 (4.80%) Citrix
5 50 (4.14%) Cisco
6 45 (3.72%) SAP
7 37 (3.06%) Google
8 26 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 25 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.32%) Blue Prism
11 14 (1.16%) Adobe
11 14 (1.16%) HP
12 12 (0.99%) Cognos
13 11 (0.91%) Sophos
14 10 (0.83%) Avaya
14 10 (0.83%) hybris
14 10 (0.83%) Veeam
15 9 (0.74%) JD Edwards
16 8 (0.66%) Informatica
16 8 (0.66%) Meraki